What’s Happening at Your Library: Week of June 28–July 4

Check our Events Calendar for future events and updates. 




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!


Rewrite a Fairy Tale Competition for Teens 

Submissions due June 30th!  Calling all teens from 6th–12th grade: Submit a rewritten or fresh take on a traditional folk tale, fairy tale, or myth. Winners will have the opportunity to have their story published on our blog and win a prize! 

For more information go here: https://www.acplwy.org/rewrite-a-fairytale-competition

Submit your story here: https://forms.gle/Che1PJYys59T3Aqz9


Monday, June 29th

Indian Paintbrush Book Talk: 11 AM

We will be posting on our Summer Reading Facebook group a new prerecorded Indian Paintbrush Book Talk every Monday at 2:00 PM to enjoy at your convenience. We’ll do a short summary of the book and read a chapter or two. This week we will read Wing & Claw #1: Forest of Wonders by Linda Sue Park.


Summer RPG: Paranoia: 6:30 PM

Join us for some tabletop roleplaying games.

Description: Fill out this quick poll join us for a summer of Role-playing Games! 


For questions please contact Tyler at tbrown@acplwy.org


Tuesday, June 30th

Zoom Babies: 10:15

Book Babies, but over Zoom! We’ll read and sing and talk and play and move!  Reservations required, please email Monica at mowens@acplwy.org.


QuaranTEEN Hangout: 3:30–5:00

Teens 12-18: Chat, hang out, and play games with us weekly on Tuesdays from 3:30-5:00

Sign up here to get the zoom link!


Game Night! ACPL Game Bazaar Online: 7:00 PM 

Families and individuals of all ages, join us for our weekly game night on our Discord server and discover ways to play tabletop games online through various platforms. Join us at https://discord.gg/ET7pStp and join the conversation. Email tbrown@acplwy.org if you have any questions.


After Hours Book Club: 7:00 PM

Join us through Zoom to discuss Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea by Jules Verne. Email Kathi at kwilhelm@acplwy.org for more information or to receive the Zoom invite.


Pajama Storytime: 7:00 PM

Put on your PJs, grab your favorite stuffie and join us on our ACPL Imagine Your Story Facebook Group for Pajama Storytime with Miss Monica.

If you haven’t joined our private Facebook group yet, you can do so here: https://www.facebook.com/groups/acplimagineyourstory


Thursday, July 2nd

Teen Take-Home Activity Kits available for pickup: Tanabata

Learn about the Japanese festival Tanabata and make some fun paper crafts! Each week we will be featuring a different activity aimed at teens that can be completed at home. Kits with materials will be available at the library during our Grab & Go hours: Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday 10 AM–2 PM. We will be putting out a new kit every Thursday! 

You can also follow along at home by visiting: https://www.acplwy.org/teens/at-home-activities-for-teens


Stories in the Garden: 10:00 AM

We will be posting on our Summer Reading Facebook group a new prerecorded Family Storytime every Thursday at 10:00 AM to enjoy at your convenience. There will be stories, songs, and lots of fun.


Zoom Toddlers: 11:15 AM

An older kids version of Book Babies! We’ll read and sing and talk and play and move! Reservations required, please email Monica at mowens@acplwy.org.


Friday, June 3rd

Science Fridays with Miss Chantelle: 2:00 PM

Join the ACPL Imagine Your Story Facebook group to watch Chantelle demonstrate a science project you can do at home. Videos will be posted each Friday at 2:00 pm but can be watched at your convenience.

Downtown Farmers Market: 3:00–7:00 PM

Stop by our booth at the Laramie Downtown Farmer’s Market at the Depot Park


Saturday, July 4th

Library and all branches will be closed for Independence Day. We will not be holding Grab & Go hours.