Laramie County Library
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Title:Laramie County Library
History:The Board of trustees of the Cheyenne Library Association was formally organized on January 17, 1873. Joseph M. Carey was president. The first book order was for 437 volumes at the cost of $817.50. The books and quarters of the Cheyenne Library Association were the nucleus of the Laramie County Library System which was established in 1886. (Laramie County Library System) On December 27, 1899, Cheyenne received a $50,000.00 Carnegie Library grant. (Bobinski) Laramie County's Carnegie Library opened on May 19, 1902. (Laramie County Library System) On October 19, 1969, the Laramie County Library building at 2800 Central Avenue was dedicated and on September 8, 2007, a new Laramie County Library in Cheyenne opened at 2200 Pioneer Avenue. The Laramie County Library System has had branch libraries in Pine Bluffs, Albin, Burns and South Cheyenne. Today there are branches in Pine Bluffs and Burns. (Laramie County Library System)
County:Laramie
Feature Category:Manmade Features
Origin Of Name:The Board of trustees of the Cheyenne Library Association was formally organized on January 17, 1873. Joseph M. Carey was president. The first book order was for 437 volumes at the cost of $817.50. The books and quarters of the Cheyenne Library Association were the nucleus of the Laramie County Library System which was established in 1886. (Laramie County Library System) On December 27, 1899, Cheyenne received a $50,000.00 Carnegie Library grant. (Bobinski) Laramie County's Carnegie Library opened on May 19, 1902. (Laramie County Library System) On October 19, 1969, the Laramie County Library building at 2800 Central Avenue was dedicated and on September 8, 2007, a new Laramie County Library in Cheyenne opened at 2200 Pioneer Avenue. The Laramie County Library System has had branch libraries in Pine Bluffs, Albin, Burns and South Cheyenne. Today there are branches in Pine Bluffs and Burns. (Laramie County Library System)
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