Summer Reading @ ACPL

Tails and Tales
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June-August, 2021

Our Summer Reading Program this year is all about animals! We will kick off this summer with the start of our Summer Scavenger Hunt on June 5th. Our reading challenges for readers of all ages will run from June 26th-August 25th.

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Summer Reading Challenges

June 26th–August 25th

Beginning June 26th, you can sign up online and start tracking the minutes you spend reading. Along the way you will earn votes to help out local animal charities!

Readers of all ages can participate. Children and teens can stop by the library to pick up paper logs and a sign-up bag full of goodies!

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Join us for outdoor events all summer long! Visit our events page for more information.

Stories @ the Parks

Stories @ the Parks will start June 29th and go through August 25th

  • Tuesdays 10 AM: Library Garden
  • Tuesdays 2 PM: Library Garden
  • Wednesdays 10 AM: Washington Park near the playground
  • Wednesdays 12:15 PM: LaBonte Park between the playground and Feeding Laramie Valley

Gem City Nights Music/Art Series

Free, family-friendly events including live music, children’s performers, yard games, and other activities.

Thursday evenings at Albany County Public Library and the Laramie Plains Civic Center.

View our full schedule.

Downtown Farmers Market

Come say hi on Fridays starting June 25th, 3 to 7 PM. We will have games and more!

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Summer Scavenger Hunt

June 5th–August 25th

Teams and individuals of all ages can complete Scavenger Hunt missions at home and around town!

How to Participate

  1. Download the GooseChase app.
  2. Search for ACPL Summer Scavenger Hunt or enter game code M4MJJZ.
  3. Join with a team or individually.
  4. Complete missions throughout the summer to win points. You can pick which missions you would like to do, no need to complete all of them. 
  5. Earn 1000 points to win, then visit your library to get a spot on our Wall of Fame.