Job Posting: Early Literacy Librarian / Coordinator

We are seeking an innovative, dynamic and energetic individual to assist in the design and implementation of a new early literacy initiative. This newly created position will involve significant outreach to at-risk populations and requires someone who is collaborative, adaptable to change and has a positive outlook.

Cover letter, resume and application. First review of applicants was Monday, July 24.

Jeff Collins (

or at the library:
2200 Pioneer Ave, Cheyenne, WY 82001
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*Most* of What You Need To Know for the August 21 Wyoming Eclipse in Laramie County

Are you ready for the Great American Eclipse of 2017? Here at the library we’ve been preparing for months, and we’re ready!

Being a library, we are a source for finding accurate and reputable information. Our staff has fielded lots of questions about the eclipse, and we’re hoping to give you answers and sources to some of the most common inquiries, specifically about what we’ll see in Laramie County.

Here’s some information to get you started, plus links to reliable sources help you find more.Read More

Job Posting: Barista (Café Assistant)-Part Time

The primary responsibility of the individual in this position is to provide excellent service to all customers of The Library Café (TLC), located in the Laramie County Library, 2200 Pioneer Avenue. Please submit a completed application and availability worksheet to:Read More

Budget Textbooks

I hate paying for textbooks. During my first semester of university I, stupidly, purchased all of my books from the school bookstore for over $500. By my last year in Graduate School, my bill was down to roughly $10 a semester. The major you choose does impact your textbook bill (Sorry Engineering Majors. It’ll pay off in the long run!). However, the following tips should, at the very least, help shave a few dollars off your textbook bill.Read More

Job Posting: Reference Specialist, Part-Time

The primary responsibility of a Reference Specialist is to serve the public in its use of library resources by providing reference assistance, information, and instruction to patrons in person, by telephone, or electronically. The individual in this position is responsible for developing and managing assigned areas of the third floor collection, as well as other support duties including maintaining equipment, resources, and work areas; processing and inspecting related materials; and data entry.
Working with the public is an important aspect of the position. Computer experience is required.

Submit the following items:

  • Cover letter
  • Resume
  • LCLS Application

by noon on Monday, August 21 to:

Jeff Collins (

or at the library:
2200 Pioneer Ave, Cheyenne, WY 82001
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Books to Celebrate the Great American Eclipse!

The Great American Eclipse is almost here, which makes now the perfect time to pick up a book about a popular and fascinating topic: space.

When I was younger, one of my favorite books was Every Soul a Star by Wendy Mass. It tells the story of three young teens who visit the Moon Shadow Campground to view a rare solar eclipse in totality. The way the author described the beauty of an eclipse and the science behind it made me very interested in learning more about them. I looked up future eclipse dates to find out if I would ever get the chance to see one myself. I was so excited when I saw that, in 2017, an eclipse’s path of totality would pass directly through Wyoming—but at the time it seemed so far away!Read More

Traveling Alone, But Not Lonely

Hi, I’m Elaine Hayes and I’ve been happily traveling by myself internationally for a couple of years.  In 2015, I did a solo Mediterranean cruise, and, in 2016, I visited London and Paris on my own. In September of this year, I’m heading off to Washington D.C., and in June 2018, I’m on a solo Northern European (Baltic) cruise.Read More

Celebrating 150 Years of Cheyenne, Wyoming

150 years ago on July 4, 1867, tents were pitched and the area was named Cheyenne!

Here’s a list of my top 10 historical resources located in the Laramie County Library.

1. The LeClerq Jones Collection features pictures and historical articles ranging from 1979 – 2007.  There are articles and clippings which tell the history and show the changes of the downtown buildings.
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Hey, Who You Callin’ an Old Book?!

Hello. My name is History of Rochester.  I happen to be the oldest book in the Laramie County Library. Yes sir, I was printed in 1838.  That means your grand pappy’s grand pappy was a young man.

I’m writing for one reason. I have a bone to pick with the library world…Read More