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What’s Happening at Your Library: Week of August 2–8

Check our Events Calendar for future events and updates.    Ongoing: StoryWalk®  An outdoor reading experience for kids and families! Start at the front of the library to find the first sign, then head toward Grand Avenue and around the block to read the whole story.   Monday, August 3 Indian Paintbrush Book Talk: 2:00 […]
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Our Rewrite a Fairy Tale Competition Winners

This summer we held a Rewrite a Fairy Tale competition for teens ages 12-18. We received so many great entries all of whom had wonderful and fresh interpretations of classic fairy tales. We were blown away by all of the fairy tales and had the very difficult task of picking our winners. However, without further […]
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What’s Happening at Your Library: Week of July 26–August 1

Check our Events Calendar for future events and updates.    Ongoing: StoryWalk®  An outdoor reading experience for kids and families! Start at the front of the library to find the first sign, then head toward Grand Avenue and around the block to read the whole story.   Dragon I Spy Dragons have invaded the library! […]
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What’s Happening at Your Library: Week of July 19–25

Check our Events Calendar for future events and updates.    Ongoing: StoryWalk®  An outdoor reading experience for kids and families! Start at the front of the library to find the first sign, then head toward Grand Avenue and around the block to read the whole story.   Monday, July 20 Indian Paintbrush Book Talk: 11 […]
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What’s Happening at Your Library: Week of July 12–18

Check our Events Calendar for future events and updates.    Ongoing: StoryWalk®  An outdoor reading experience for kids and families! Start at the front of the library to find the first sign, then head toward Grand Avenue and around the block to read the whole story.   Monday, July 13th Indian Paintbrush Book Talk: 11 […]
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What’s Happening at Your Library: Week of July 5–11

Check our Events Calendar for future events and updates.   Ongoing: StoryWalk®  An outdoor reading experience for kids and families! Start at the front of the library to find the first sign, then head toward Grand Avenue and around the block to read the whole story.   Monday, July 6th Indian Paintbrush Book Talk: 11 […]
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What’s Happening at Your Library: Week of June 28–July 4

Check our Events Calendar for future events and updates.    Ongoing: StoryWalk®  An outdoor reading experience for kids and families! Start at the front of the library to find the first sign, then head toward Grand Avenue and around the block to read the whole story. Check back on Wednesday for a new book!   […]
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Pride 2020

June is Pride Month! Pride Month honors the 1969 Stonewall Riots and is a time of celebration and support for the LGBTQ+ Community. This year will mark the fourth annual Laramie PrideFest which is being held from June 22–28. Due to concerns regarding COVID-19, this year’s pridefest will consist of virtual events.    As part […]
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What’s Happening at Your Library: Week of June 21–27

Check our Events Calendar for future events and updates.    Ongoing: StoryWalk®  An outdoor reading experience for kids and families! Start at the front of the library to find the first sign, then head toward Grand Avenue and around the block to read the whole story. Check back on Wednesday for a new book!   […]
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An image with the text Celebrating Black Voices and the covers of 5 books. The books are Invisible Man by Ralph Ellison, The Mothers by Brit Bennet, Rosewater by Tade Thompson, Wow, No Thank You by Samantha Irby, and The Stars Beneath Our Feet by David Barclay Moore.

Celebrating Black Voices

  In recent weeks, you may have seen many lists and posts on social media containing books about racism in the United States (1 2 3) and how to talk to your children about race (1 2 3). These books are great resources for white people and non-black POC to educate themselves on issues around […]
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