UPCOMING PROGRAMS

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Sep
23
Sat
StoryTime @ Crawford Room
Sep 23 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am

The Natrona County Library’s StoryTime for children ages 3-5 is held each Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday at 10:30 a.m. at the Natrona County Library. In addition to being fun, free outings for children and families, StoryTime instills the joy of reading at a young age and helps prepare children for school. Call 577-READ x5 for more information.

Family Crafternoon: Straw Weaving @ Crawford Room
Sep 23 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

The Natrona County Library will host a family crafting program for all ages on Saturday, September 23 from 1 to 3 p.m. Families will weave drinking straws and yarn into bracelets. All supplies provided at no cost. Call 577.READ x5 for more information.

Afternoon Book Club: Wonder @ Metro Coffee Co.
Sep 23 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

An afternoon book discussion, sponsored by the Natrona County Library, will be held on Saturday, September 23 at 2 p.m. at Metro Coffee Co. Participants will discuss “Wonder” by R. J. Palacio. The group is open to teens in grades 7-8, and new members are always welcome. Participants receive a free drink, courtesy of the Friends of the Library. To participate, pick up a copy of “Wonder” in the Library’s Teen Zone. Call 577.READ x101 for more information.

Sep
25
Mon
Tween Book Club: Circus Mirandus @ Crawford Room
Sep 25 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

The Natrona County Library’s Tween Book Club will meet on Monday, September 25 at 4 p.m. Students in grades 4-6 will discuss “Circus Mirandus” by Cassie Beasley. Please register in advance by calling 577.READ x5 or sign up when you stop by the Children’s Department to pick up a copy of “Circus Mirandus.”

Sep
26
Tue
StoryTime: TinyTots @ Main Library & Mills Branch
Sep 26 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am

It’s never too early to introduce your baby or toddler to the wonderful world of books and reading. Together you will discover the joy of songs, finger plays, simple books and bouncing rhymes. The Natrona County Library’s StoryTime: TinyTots for babies and toddlers is held each Tuesday at 10:30 a.m. at both the Main Library and Mills Branch. In addition to being fun, free outings for children and families, TinyTots instills the joy of reading at a young age and helps prepare children for school. Call 577.READ x5 for more information.

Family Game Night: Bunco @ Crawford Room
Sep 26 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

All ages are invited to Family Game Night to play Bunco at the Natrona County Library on Tuesday, September 26 at 6:30 p.m. Pizza will be provided by the Friends of the Library at no cost to attendees. Call 577.READ x2 or email reference@natronacountylibrary.org for more information.

Teen Book Club: Orbiting Jupiter @ Metro Coffee Co.
Sep 26 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

A teen book discussion, sponsored by the Natrona County Library, will be held on Tuesday, September 26 at 6:30 p.m. at Metro Coffee Co. This month’s novel is “Orbiting Jupiter” by Gary D. Schmidt. The group is open to teens in grades 9-12. Participants receive a free drink at Metro, courtesy of the Friends of the Library. To participate, pick up a copy of “Orbiting Jupiter” in the library’s Teen Zone. The Teen Book Club meets the last Tuesday of every month and new members are always welcome. Call 577.READ x101 for more information.

Sep
27
Wed
StoryTime @ Crawford Room
Sep 27 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am

The Natrona County Library’s StoryTime for children ages 3-5 is held each Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday at 10:30 a.m. at the Natrona County Library. In addition to being fun, free outings for children and families, StoryTime instills the joy of reading at a young age and helps prepare children for school. Call 577-READ x5 for more information.

After School at the Library: Johnny Appleseed @ Crawford Room
Sep 27 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

The Natrona County Library will host a Johnny Appleseed Day celebration for elementary-age students on Wednesday, September 27 at 4 p.m. Students will celebrate Johnny Appleseed Day with apple craft and snacks. All supplies provided at no cost. Call 577-READ ext. 5 for more information.

Sep
28
Thu
StoryTime @ Crawford Room
Sep 28 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am

The Natrona County Library’s StoryTime for children ages 3-5 is held each Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday at 10:30 a.m. at the Natrona County Library. In addition to being fun, free outings for children and families, StoryTime instills the joy of reading at a young age and helps prepare children for school. Call 577-READ x5 for more information.

iOS @ Crawford Room
Sep 28 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

The Natrona County Library will offer an iOS class on Thursday, September 28 from 2 to 4 p.m. Learn everything you could ever want to know about your iPhone or iPad, including navigation, settings, iCloud, Siri, iMessage, and the App store. Call 577-READ ext. 2 or email reference@natronacountylibrary.org for more information.

Sep
30
Sat
StoryTime @ Crawford Room
Sep 30 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am

The Natrona County Library’s StoryTime for children ages 3-5 is held each Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday at 10:30 a.m. at the Natrona County Library. In addition to being fun, free outings for children and families, StoryTime instills the joy of reading at a young age and helps prepare children for school. Call 577-READ x5 for more information.

Virtual Reality Demo @ Crawford Room
Sep 30 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Don’t miss the chance to immerse yourself in an entirely new world when the Natrona County Library hosts a virtual reality demo on Saturday, September 30 from 1 to 5 p.m. Choose from over 40 of the best virtual reality games and apps while being taken through a guided experience with the HTC Vive. Free and open to the public. Gameplay will last for approximately seven minutes per player. Tickets will be handed out at the beginning of the event, available on a first-come, first-served basis. The HTC Vive is provided by the Natrona County Library Foundation. Call 577.READ x2 or email reference@natronacountylibrary.org for more information.

Oct
2
Mon
Tween Monday: DIY Robot Hands @ Crawford Room
Oct 2 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Ever wondered how the tendons in your hand work? Come learn when the Natrona County Library hosts an anatomical DIY robot hand science project for tweens entering grades 4-6 on Monday, October 2 at 4 p.m. All supplies provided at no cost. Call 577-READ x5 for more information.

First Steps Genealogy Series: Ancestry Library Edition @ Tech Center
Oct 2 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Registration closed. Call 577.READ x2 or email reference@natronacountylibrary.org for more information.

Oct
3
Tue
StoryTime: TinyTots @ Main Library & Mills Branch
Oct 3 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am

It’s never too early to introduce your baby or toddler to the wonderful world of books and reading. Together you will discover the joy of songs, finger plays, simple books and bouncing rhymes. The Natrona County Library’s StoryTime: TinyTots for babies and toddlers is held each Tuesday at 10:30 a.m. at both the Main Library and Mills Branch. In addition to being fun, free outings for children and families, TinyTots instills the joy of reading at a young age and helps prepare children for school. Call 577.READ x5 for more information.

Reading the West Book Discussion: The Sundance Kid: The Life of Harry Alonzo Longabaugh @ Fort Caspar Museum
Oct 3 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

The Natrona County Library and Fort Caspar Museum will host a book discussion series celebrating all things Western, from rugged heroes and horses to books that ride off into the sunset. Please join us Tuesday, October 3 at 6:30 p.m. at the Fort Caspar Museum to discuss “The Sundance Kid: The Life of Harry Alonzo Longabaugh” by Donna B. Ernst. The discussion is free and open to the public. To participate, pick up a copy of “The Sundance Kid: The Life of Harry Alonzo Longabaugh” at the Natrona County Library’s second floor service desk. Call 577.READ x2 or email reference@natronacountylibrary.org for more information.

Reliving the Total Eclipse Experience @ Crawford Room
Oct 3 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Oct
4
Wed
Wednesday Writers @ First Floor
Oct 4 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Would you like to leave a legacy by sharing your memories with the world? Practice writing, share your work and receive constructive feedback from fellow writers Wednesday, October 4 at 10 a.m. on the main floor of the Natrona County Library. Call 577.READ x2 or email reference@natronacountylibrary.org for more information.

StoryTime @ Crawford Room
Oct 4 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am

The Natrona County Library’s StoryTime for children ages 3-5 is held each Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday at 10:30 a.m. at the Natrona County Library. In addition to being fun, free outings for children and families, StoryTime instills the joy of reading at a young age and helps prepare children for school. Call 577-READ x5 for more information.

After School at the Library: Fall Bingo @ Crawford Room
Oct 4 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

The Natrona County Library will host Fall Bingo for elementary-age students on Wednesday, October 4 at 4 p.m. Come play for a chance to win prizes! All supplies provided at no cost. Call 577-READ x5 for more information.

Oct
5
Thu
StoryTime @ Crawford Room
Oct 5 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am

The Natrona County Library’s StoryTime for children ages 3-5 is held each Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday at 10:30 a.m. at the Natrona County Library. In addition to being fun, free outings for children and families, StoryTime instills the joy of reading at a young age and helps prepare children for school. Call 577-READ x5 for more information.

Casper Art Walk: Book Page Art and Poetry @ Parking Lot Foyer
Oct 5 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Stop by the Natrona County Library anytime between 5 and 8 p.m. during the Casper Art Walk on Thursday, October 5 to create book page art and poetry—creating art and poetry from the pages of old books. All supplies provided at no cost. Call 577.READ x5 or email reference@natronacountylibrary.org for more information.

Meditation in Everyday Life @ Crawford Room
Oct 5 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

Bill Karelis will describe meditation practice, offer brief instruction, lead the practice for a few minutes, and answer questions about how mediation affects everyday life experiences on Thursday, October 5 at 6:30 p.m. at the Natrona County Library. Karelis also will sign copies of his new book, “Like a Snow Lion in Its Prime: The Path of Basic Goodness.” Call 577.READ x2 or email reference@natronacountylibrary.org for more information.

Oct
7
Sat
StoryTime @ Crawford Room
Oct 7 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am

The Natrona County Library’s StoryTime for children ages 3-5 is held each Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday at 10:30 a.m. at the Natrona County Library. In addition to being fun, free outings for children and families, StoryTime instills the joy of reading at a young age and helps prepare children for school. Call 577-READ x5 for more information.

Craftastic Saturday: Salt Shaker Button Bouquets @ Crawford Room
Oct 7 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

The Natrona County Library will host an adult crafting program on Saturday, October 7 at 2 p.m. Library staff will guide participants through the stages of creating vintage button bouquets using salt shakers, buttons, and wire. No experience necessary. All supplies provided at no cost. Call 577-READ x2 for more information.

Oct
9
Mon
Tween Monday: Halloween Washer Necklaces @ Crawford Room
Oct 9 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Be part of this season’s ghoulish fun by wearing some Halloween jewelry. The Natrona County Library will host a spooktacular DIY craft program for students in grades 4-6 on Monday, October 9 at 4 p.m. Highlight your Halloween style with spiders, mummies, skulls, pumpkins, bats, and more. All supplies provided at no cost. Call 577.READ x5 for more information.

A Conversation on Senior Living @ Crawford Room
Oct 9 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm

Whether you are considering a move for a loved one, or looking at finances for your own retirement, hear from a panel of senior living professionals at two upcoming community forums: Monday, October 9 from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. and Wednesday, October 11 from 12 noon to 1 p.m., both held in the Natrona County Library Crawford Room. From independent and assisted leaving to memory care and skilled nursing, learn about various types of senior care, including their costs and services. Free and open to the public. Dessert provided at no cost by WYO Financial at Monday’s discussion. Lunch provided at no cost by Kevin Murphy at Wednesday’s discussion. Hosted by the Casper Senior Network and the Natrona County Library. Call 577.READ x2 or email reference@natronacountylibrary.org for more information.

Oct
10
Tue
StoryTime: TinyTots @ Main Library & Mills Branch
Oct 10 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am

It’s never too early to introduce your baby or toddler to the wonderful world of books and reading. Together you will discover the joy of songs, finger plays, simple books and bouncing rhymes. The Natrona County Library’s StoryTime: TinyTots for babies and toddlers is held each Tuesday at 10:30 a.m. at both the Main Library and Mills Branch. In addition to being fun, free outings for children and families, TinyTots instills the joy of reading at a young age and helps prepare children for school. Call 577.READ x5 for more information.

Never Too Old Book Club: The Wrath and the Dawn @ Crescent Moon Coffee Stop
Oct 10 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

A book discussion of young adult novel “The Wrath and the Dawn” by Renee Ahdieh will be held on Tuesday, October 10 at 6:30 p.m. at Crescent Moon Coffee Stop. The Never Too Old Book Club, sponsored by the Natrona County Library, discusses young adult literature with adult appeal. The group is open to both teens and adults, with parent-teen pairs especially encouraged. Pick up your free copy of “The Wrath and the Dawn” at the Natrona County Library’s second floor service desk. Call 577.READ x101 for more information.

Oct
11
Wed
StoryTime @ Crawford Room
Oct 11 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am

The Natrona County Library’s StoryTime for children ages 3-5 is held each Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday at 10:30 a.m. at the Natrona County Library. In addition to being fun, free outings for children and families, StoryTime instills the joy of reading at a young age and helps prepare children for school. Call 577-READ x5 for more information.

A Conversation on Senior Living @ Crawford Room
Oct 11 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Whether you are considering a move for a loved one, or looking at finances for your own retirement, hear from a panel of senior living professionals at two upcoming community forums: Monday, October 9 from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. and Wednesday, October 11 from 12 noon to 1 p.m., both held in the Natrona County Library Crawford Room. From independent and assisted leaving to memory care and skilled nursing, learn about various types of senior care, including their costs and services. Free and open to the public. Dessert provided at no cost by WYO Financial at Monday’s discussion. Lunch provided at no cost by Kevin Murphy at Wednesday’s discussion. Hosted by the Casper Senior Network and the Natrona County Library. Call 577.READ x2 or email reference@natronacountylibrary.org for more information.

After School at the Library: Teddy Bears @ Crawford Room
Oct 11 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

In celebration of National Bring Your Teddy Bear to Work/School Day, the Natrona County Library will host a cuddly DIY activity for elementary-age students on Wednesday, October 11 at 4 p.m. Students will make a simple bear craft and play bear games. All supplies provided at no cost. Call 577.READ x5 for more information.

Board Meeting
Oct 11 @ 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm
Oct
12
Thu
StoryTime @ Crawford Room
Oct 12 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am

The Natrona County Library’s StoryTime for children ages 3-5 is held each Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday at 10:30 a.m. at the Natrona County Library. In addition to being fun, free outings for children and families, StoryTime instills the joy of reading at a young age and helps prepare children for school. Call 577-READ x5 for more information.

Oct
13
Fri
Adult Coloring Club @ First Floor Glass Enclosure
Oct 13 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Stop by the Natrona County Library anytime between 2 and 5 p.m. on Friday, October 13 for Adult Coloring Club. Coloring books and pages will be available for you to turn into works of art. Colored pencils, crayons, and markers also will be provided. Just bring yourself and your friends, and enjoy the afternoon. Call 577.READ x2 or email reference@natronacountylibrary.org for more information.

Oct
14
Sat
StoryTime @ Crawford Room
Oct 14 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am

The Natrona County Library’s StoryTime for children ages 3-5 is held each Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday at 10:30 a.m. at the Natrona County Library. In addition to being fun, free outings for children and families, StoryTime instills the joy of reading at a young age and helps prepare children for school. Call 577-READ x5 for more information.

Oct
16
Mon
Tween Monday: Spooky Fidgets @ Crawford Room
Oct 16 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Spin some Halloween fun at the Natrona County Library’s DIY craft program for students in grades 4-6 on Monday, October 16 at 4 p.m. Students will make fidget spinners and decorate them in Halloween designs. All supplies provided at no cost. Call 577.READ x5 for more information.

Oct
17
Tue
StoryTime: TinyTots @ Main Library & Mills Branch
Oct 17 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am

It’s never too early to introduce your baby or toddler to the wonderful world of books and reading. Together you will discover the joy of songs, finger plays, simple books and bouncing rhymes. The Natrona County Library’s StoryTime: TinyTots for babies and toddlers is held each Tuesday at 10:30 a.m. at both the Main Library and Mills Branch. In addition to being fun, free outings for children and families, TinyTots instills the joy of reading at a young age and helps prepare children for school. Call 577.READ x5 for more information.

Tech Buying Guide @ Crawford Room
Oct 17 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

The Natrona County Library will offer a Tech Buying Guide class on Tuesday, October 17 from 2 to 4 p.m. This class will cover tablets, laptops, desktops, and everything in between. Learn the uses and features of a variety of devices as well as how to determine what type of device is best for you. An array of technologies also will be available for attendees to learn about, use, and touch. Call 577-READ x2 or email reference@natronacountylibrary.org for more information.