Job Posting: Volunteer Coordinator (Part-time)

The primary responsibility of the Volunteer Coordinator is to ensure the smooth operation of volunteer activities in the Laramie County Library System. The person in this position must have exceptional communication skills, work well in a team environment, and be a quick learner. Supervisory, organizational, and human relations skills are necessary for success.
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Mindfulness

Today the trees were not gloriously dressed in brittle white.  Now, just grey and stark.  If that is all I saw today I would feel gloomy, but then I looked beyond and saw the sky.  Not just any sky, our Wyoming sky.  How many ways can nature paint on that canvas with the clouds?  Then, when that is not beautiful enough, a flock of birds soars, giving motion and lift and passage.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

It’s A Tear-Jerker: Movies That Explore Water

Because we already listed good reads that are water related (nonfiction and fiction for adults and kids), we had to share with you some of the films we have on hand that explore the concept of water—and complement our newest exhibition, Water/Ways. Thanks in large part to Wyoming Humanities and The Smithsonian Institute, this exhibit features all things WATER (as if you couldn’t get that from the title. I know.).Read More

Still Thirsty: A Nonfiction Reading List for Adults

Last week we posted a fiction reading list (not exhaustive, but fairly long!) of books that used water as part of the storyline. We’re back with some nonfiction options that are still worthy reads—and ones that complement our newest exhibition, Water/Ways. Thanks in large part to Wyoming Humanities and The Smithsonian Institute, this exhibit features all things WATER (as if you couldn’t get that from the title. I know.).Read More

Resolution: Learn a New Language

According to a very unscientific Google search, bilingual people are….”smart, creative, and better lovers”, “brain ‘bodybuilders,’” and simply “smarter” than their monolingual counterparts.


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