UPCOMING PROGRAMS

September Programs   October Programs

Sep
23
Sun
Fall Book Sale @ Natrona County Library
Sep 23 @ 1:00 pm – 4:30 pm

The sale includes used books at great prices, in all genres, and for all age groups. Other items for sale include movies, music, puzzles, and magazines. Accepted payment methods include cash, local checks, and PayPal as well as credit and debit cards.

Sep
24
Mon
Sewing Machine Project: Cosmetics Bag @ Creation Station
Sep 24 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am

Learn to make a cosmetics bag using the Natrona County Library’s sewing machine on Monday, September 24 from 9 to 11 a.m. and 2 to 4 p.m. in the Creation Station. Register online at http://bit.ly/cosmetics9am for the 9 a.m. session and http://bit.ly/cosmetics2pm for the 2 p.m. session. The Library’s Creation Station, open Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Saturday from 9 a.m. to 12 noon and 2 to 5 p.m., is a flexible, community, collaborative makerspace for individuals and small groups of all ages who can use STEAM-related (science, technology, engineering, art, and mathematics) supplies and equipment to bring their inventions and creations to life. Call 577-READ for more information.

Sewing Machine Project: Cosmetics Bag @ Creation Station
Sep 24 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Learn to make a cosmetics bag using the Natrona County Library’s sewing machine on Monday, September 24 from 9 to 11 a.m. and 2 to 4 p.m. in the Creation Station. Register online at http://bit.ly/cosmetics9am for the 9 a.m. session and http://bit.ly/cosmetics2pm for the 2 p.m. session. The Library’s Creation Station, open Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Saturday from 9 a.m. to 12 noon and 2 to 5 p.m., is a flexible, community, collaborative makerspace for individuals and small groups of all ages who can use STEAM-related (science, technology, engineering, art, and mathematics) supplies and equipment to bring their inventions and creations to life. Call 577-READ for more information.

Tween Book Club: Don’t Read This Book Before Bed @ Crawford Room
Sep 24 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

The Natrona County Library’s Tween Book Club will meet on Monday, September 24 at 4 p.m. in the Crawford Room. Children in grades 4-6 will discuss National Geographic Kids’ “Don’t Read This Book Before Bed.” Please register in advance by calling 577-READ or sign up when you stop by the Children’s Department to pick up a copy of “Don’t Read This Book Before Bed.”

Sep
25
Tue
StoryTime: TinyTots @ Crawford Room
Sep 25 @ 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 the Main Library. 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 for more information.

Teen Book Club: Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe @ Crescent Moon Coffee Stop
Sep 25 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

A teen book discussion, sponsored by the Natrona County Library, will be held on Tuesday, September 25 at 6 p.m. at Metro Coffee Co. This month’s novel is “Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe” by Benjamin Alire S?enz. 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 “Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe” in the Teen Zone. The Teen Book Club meets the last Tuesday of every month and new members are always welcome. Call 577-READ for more information.

Sep
26
Wed
StoryTime @ Crawford Room
Sep 26 @ 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 for more information.

After School at the Library: Harmonicas @ Crawford Room
Sep 26 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Elementary-age children are invited to an afternoon of crafting where they can make harmonicas on Wednesday, September 26 at 4 p.m. at the Natrona County Library. All supplies provided at cost. Call 577-READ for more information.

Sep
27
Thu
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 for more information.

Sep
28
Fri
Carvey: Intro to Easel and Project Demo @ Creation Station
Sep 28 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Learn about the Natrona County Library’s Carvey on Friday, September 28 from 2 to 4 p.m. A staff member will provide an overview, demonstration, and tutorial of the Carvey software, Easel, and the Carvey as well as answer any questions attendees may have. Register online at http://bit.ly/carvey0918. Limit of 16 participants. The Library’s Creation Station, open Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Saturday from 9 a.m. to 12 noon and 2 to 5 p.m., is a flexible, community, collaborative makerspace for individuals and small groups of all ages who can use STEAM-related (science, technology, engineering, art, and mathematics) supplies and equipment to bring their inventions and creations to life. Call 577-READ for more information.

Sep
29
Sat
StoryTime @ Crawford Room
Sep 29 @ 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 for more information.

Oct
1
Mon
Daughters of the American Revolution Monthly Meeting and Genealogy Program @ Crawford Room
Oct 1 @ 12:30 pm – 2:00 pm

The Daughters of the American Revolution will hold their monthly, informational meeting on Monday, October 1 at 12:30 p.m. at the Natrona County Library. They will also offer a program on online genealogy resources. Open to the public. Please feel free to bring a laptop. Call 577-READ for more information.

Tween Cooking Club: No Bake Pumpkin Pie @ Crawford Room
Oct 1 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Celebrate fall at the Natrona County Library’s Tween Cooking Club, which will meet on Monday, October 1 at 4 p.m. to make no bake pumpkin pie using graham crackers, pumpkin, vanilla pudding, pumpkin pie spice, and whipped cream. Open to students in grades 4-6. All supplies provided at no cost. New members always welcome. Call 577-READ for more information.

Oct
2
Tue
StoryTime: TinyTots @ Crawford Room
Oct 2 @ 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 the Main Library. 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 for more information.

Reading the West Book Discussion: The Hole in the Wall Ranch: A History @ Fort Caspar Museum
Oct 2 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 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. Join us Tuesday, October 2 from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Fort Caspar Museum to discuss “The Hole in the Wall Ranch: A History” by Tom Rea. The discussion is free and open to the public. To participate, pick up a copy of “The Hole in the Wall Ranch: A History” at the Library’s second floor service desk. Call 577-READ for more information.

Oct
3
Wed
Wednesday Writers @ First Floor
Oct 3 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

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 3 from 10 to 11 a.m. on the main floor of the Natrona County Library. New members always welcome. Call 577-READ for more information.

StoryTime @ Crawford Room
Oct 3 @ 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 for more information.

After School at the Library: Frankenstein Suncatchers @ Crawford Room
Oct 3 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Start a new Halloween tradition by crafting your very own Frankenstein suncatcher at the Natrona County Library’s spooktacular craft program for elementary-age children on Wednesday, October 3 at 4 p.m. All supplies provided at no cost. Call 577-READ for more information.

City Council Candidates Forum @ Casper City Hall
Oct 3 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

City Council candidates will participate in a public forum on Wednesday, October 3 at 6:30 p.m. at City Hall. The forum will be moderated, with candidates having opportunities to respond to questions and concerns raised by citizens. Submit questions in-person the night of the forum, or in advance by emailing reference@natronacountylibrary.org. Please use “City Council Forum” in the subject line. The forum is free, open to all ages, and will be broadcast on the government access channel. Sponsored by the Natrona County Library and League of Women Voters of Casper. Call 577-READ for more information.

Oct
4
Thu
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 for more information.

Craftastic Saturday: Victorian Metal Spider @ Crawford Room
Oct 4 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm

The Natrona County Library will host an adult crafting program on Saturday, October 6 from 2 to 3:30 p.m. where you can make Victorian metal spiders from wire and metal buttons. All supplies provided at no cost. Limit of 60 participants. Call 577-7323 for more information

Casper Art Walk: Frankenstein Magnets @ 2nd Street Library Entrance
Oct 4 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Stop by the Natrona County Library anytime between 5 and 7 p.m. during the Casper Art Walk on Thursday, October 4 to make Frankenstein magnets with 4×4 canvases, paint, and googly eyes. All supplies provided at no cost. Call 577-READ for more information.

Oct
6
Sat
StoryTime @ Crawford Room
Oct 6 @ 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 for more information.

Oct
8
Mon
Tween Monday: Mad Scientist @ Crawford Room
Oct 8 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

IT’S ALIVE?and it doesn’t take a mad scientist to conclude that it’s abnormally incredible! Frankenstein’s monster is turning 200-years-old in 2018, and the Natrona County Library is hosting an electrifying laboratory program for children in grades 4-6 on Monday, October 8 at 4 p.m. Participants will be amazed and entertained with hands-on, mad science experiments that Igor himself would beware! All supplies provided at no cost. Call 577-READ for more information.

Oct
9
Tue
StoryTime: TinyTots @ Crawford Room
Oct 9 @ 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 the Main Library. 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 for more information.

Never Too Old Book Club: Slasher Girls and Monsters Boys @ Crescent Moon Coffee Stop
Oct 9 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

A book discussion of young adult novel “Slasher Girls and Monsters Boys” edited by April Genevieve Tucholke will be held on Tuesday, October 9 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 “Slasher Girls and Monsters Boys” at the Library’s second floor service desk. Call 577-READ for more information.

Oct
10
Wed
StoryTime @ Crawford Room
Oct 10 @ 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 for more information.

Board Meeting @ Boardroom
Oct 10 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
After School at the Library: Cupcakes and Canvas @ Crawford Room
Oct 10 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Elementary-aged children are invited to attend a spooktacular painting class at the Natrona County Library on Wednesday, October 10 at 4 p.m. Children will create a Halloween bat stencil with sponge paint on canvas. Each little artist will enjoy a free cupcake and leave with a finished masterpiece. All supplies and cupcakes provided at no cost. Call 577-READ for more information.

County Commissioner Candidates Forum @ Crawford Room
Oct 10 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

Natrona County Board of Commissioners candidates will participate in a public forum on Wednesday, October 10 at 6:30 p.m. at the Natrona County Library. The forum will be moderated, with candidates having opportunities to respond to questions and concerns raised by citizens. Submit questions in-person the night of the forum, or in advance by emailing reference@natronacountylibrary.org. Please use “County Commissioner Forum” in the subject line. The forum is free, open to all ages, and will be streamed on Facebook Live. Sponsored by the Natrona County Library and League of Women Voters of Casper. Call 577-READ for more information.