ULTIMATE SUMMER FUN GUIDE: Laramie County Library

The Laramie County Library hosts events every day that cater to a variety of age groups. These events are educational and free. This guide is a list of events that are themed around young adults and older.

Exuberant Joy: Abstract Paintings by Theresa Lugo

When: May 1–20.

Where: First Floor

What: An abstract painting art exhibit featuring pieces from painter Theresa Lugo. Using layers of sculptural acrylic paint and gel medium, Lugo explores patterns and relationships between shapes, embracing serendipity and accidents.

Service Dogs in Your Community

When: 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., May 2.

Where: Cottonwood Room

What: K9s 4 Mobility Inc. will bring in a couple of service dogs to talk about the process of  training service dogs and what types of services they can perform when trained.

L2B: Find New Customers for Your Business

When: 6-7 p.m., May 8.

Where: Sunflower Room

What: Learn how to use consumer demographics to further business success using Mergent Intellect.

Additional Info: To attend, reserve a spot online at lclsonline.org/calendar/

Birding Without Borders: An Epic World Big Year

When: 6:30-8 p.m., May 14.

Where: Cottonwood Room

What: In 2015, 30-year-old Noah Strycker saw 6,042 bird species in one year, a world record. Carrying only a backpack on his adventure, he was joined by local birders in 41 countries who helped him survive snafus while finding birds. Come meet Strycker to learn more about birding and his experiences.

L2B: Does It Save to Downsize?

When: 5:30-7 p.m., May 15.

Where: Willow Room

What: This presentation will provide guidance and considerations for different living arrangements and the costs involved. For individuals or family members considering alternative living arrangements.

Additional Info: To attend, reserve a spot online at lclsonline.org/calendar/

Positive Aging: Black and White

When: 1:30-4 p.m., May 18.

Where: Cottonwood Room

What: In “Black and White,” a grieving widower is drawn into a custody battle over his granddaughter, whom he helped raise her her entire life.  The movie brings up questions of race and prejudice. Enjoy free popcorn and a discussion afterward.

L2B: Find Nonprofit Funders with Foundation Maps

When: 6-7 p.m., May 22.

Where: Sunflower Room

What: Join in for a class on Foundation Maps, part of the Funding Information Network. Learn to search for new funders and see what projects have been funded in Laramie County.

Additional Info: To attend, reserve a spot online at lclsonline.org/calendar/

The Laramie County Library adds new events to their calendar every six weeks. For questions call (307) 634-3561 or visit lclsonline.org/calendar/ for currently planned events.

 

About Christopher Edwards (22 Articles)
I am attending Laramie County Community College to get my associates in Multi-Media. I also run a live sports broadcast for golccc.com, and I do freelance media work for Arc of Laramie County. I hope to use my experience in media to bring insightful and entertaining stories to Wingspan.

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