UPCOMING PROGRAMS

Oct
20
Sat
StoryTime @ Crawford Room
Oct 20 @ 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
22
Mon
Tween Monday: Frankentoys @ Crawford Room
Oct 22 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Two parts broken toy, one part super glue, and five parts wackiness. That’s the recipe for creating a Frankentoy. Find some broken toys and bring them back to life by splicing them together to form something crazy on Monday, October 22 at 4 p.m. at the Natrona County Library. Open to children in grades 4-6. Call 577-READ for more information.

Pumpkin Carving Secrets @ Crawford Room
Oct 22 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

The Natrona County Library will host an instructional pumpkin demonstration on Monday, October 22 from 6 to 7 p.m. A presenter will carve a pumpkin in front of the audience, lending helpful suggestions and advice while delivering the following information during this 1-hour program: how to select a good carving pumpkin, how to draw out the pattern you want to carve, how to empty out a pumpkin, pumpkin science, lighting a pumpkin, shadowing, knife safety, and other pumpkin craft options. Free and open to the public. Call 577-READ for more information.

Oct
23
Tue
StoryTime: TinyTots @ Crawford Room
Oct 23 @ 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.

Frankenstein Movie Night @ Crawford Room
Oct 23 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm

In celebration of the 200th anniversary of Mary Shelley’s “Frankenstein,” join us at the Natrona County Library on Tuesday, October 23 at 5:30 p.m. for a screening of the 1931 film based on her work, starring Boris Karloff as Frankenstein’s monster, in which an obsessed scientist assembles a living being from parts of exhumed corpses. Free and open to all ages. Popcorn will be provided. The film is not rated. Call 577-READ for more information.

Oct
24
Wed
StoryTime @ Crawford Room
Oct 24 @ 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: Build a Frankenstein Game @ Crawford Room
Oct 24 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

First you add the head, then the arms, and finally the legs! Elementary-age children are invited to don their white lab coats on Wednesday, October 24 at 4 p.m. at the Natrona County Library for a build a Frankenstein game. In this game, you’re Doctor Frankenstein, and you’ve decided to create a new monster. But you better hurry! Be the first to build your Frankenstein and you win! All supplies (and fun) provided at no cost. Call 577-READ for more information.

Oct
25
Thu
StoryTime @ Crawford Room
Oct 25 @ 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
27
Sat
Spooky StoryTime @ Crawford Room
Oct 27 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am

Spooky Storytime will be held at the Natrona County Library on Saturday, October 27 at 10:30 a.m. Kids of all ages are invited to don their Halloween costumes and join us for Halloween-themed stories, read aloud. Check out the children’s department afterwards to find more spooky stories and books. Call 577-READ for more information.

Family Crafternoon: Frankenstein Luminaries @ Crawford Room
Oct 27 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Light up your windows or line your sidewalk with a festive, spooky glow and a dash of ghoulish charm with Frankenstein luminaries! Elementary-age children and their families can make some on Saturday, October 27 at 2 p.m. at the Natrona County Library. All supplies provided at no cost. Call 577-READ for more information.

Oct
29
Mon
Tween Book Club: All the Lovely Bad Ones @ Crawford Room
Oct 29 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

The Natrona County Library’s Tween Book Club will meet on Monday, October 29 at 4 p.m. in the Crawford Room. Children in grades 4-6 will discuss “All the Lovely Bad Ones” by Mary Downing Hahn. 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 “All the Lovely Bad Ones.”

Oct
30
Tue
StoryTime: TinyTots @ Crawford Room
Oct 30 @ 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.

Bride of Frankenstein Movie Night @ Crawford Room
Oct 30 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm

In celebration of the 200th anniversary of Mary Shelley’s “Frankenstein,” join us at the Natrona County Library on Tuesday, October 30 at 5:30 p.m. for a screening of the 1935 sequel based on her work, starring Boris Karloff as Frankenstein’s monster, in which Mary Shelley reveals the main characters of her novel survived and Dr. Frankenstein, goaded by an even madder scientist, builds his monster a mate. Free and open to all ages. Popcorn will be provided. The film is not rated. Call 577-READ for more information.

Oct
31
Wed
StoryTime @ Crawford Room
Oct 31 @ 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: Halloween Party @ Crawford Room
Oct 31 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Are you scared? Well, don’t be! The Natrona County Library’s Halloween Party is going to be fun, friendly, and fabulous! Come celebrate Halloween at the Natrona County Library on Wednesday, October 31 at 4 p.m. Join us for Pumpkin Twister, Halloween Pictionary, DIY Trick or Treat Bags, and Spooky Snacks! Get your fright faces on and come by for a spooktacular good time! Costumes welcome and encouraged! All supplies provided at no cost. Open to elementary-age children. Call 577-READ for more information.

Nov
1
Thu
StoryTime @ Crawford Room
Nov 1 @ 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.

Casper Art Walk: Vintage Linen Bookmarks @ Creation Station
Nov 1 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Stop by the Natrona County Library’s Creation Station anytime between 5 and 7 p.m. during the Casper Art Walk on Thursday, November 1 to learn how to repurpose vintage linens into handmade bookmarks. All supplies provided at no cost. Call 577-7323 for more information.

Nov
3
Sat
StoryTime @ Crawford Room
Nov 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.

Nov
5
Mon
Tween Monday: Thanksgiving Centerpiece @ Crawford Room
Nov 5 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Keep your Thanksgiving table light, bright, and fun by adding decor that’s easy, inexpensive, and so cute that it might even grab the attention away from the turkey. Children in grades 4-6 will have the chance to embellish dishes and table settings with colorful DIY paper pumpkins, folded, twisted, and stacked to perfection on Monday, November 5 at 4 p.m. at the Natrona County Library. All supplies provided at no cost. Call 577-7323 for more information.

Nov
6
Tue
StoryTime: TinyTots @ Crawford Room
Nov 6 @ 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.

Nov
7
Wed
StoryTime @ Crawford Room
Nov 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 for more information.

After School at the Library: National Geographic Giant Map: North America @ Crawford Room
Nov 7 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

The Natrona County Library will feature a 16-foot by 20-foot National Geographic map of North America for elementary-age students on Wednesday, November 7. The hands-on, feet-on after school fun will begin at 4 p.m. Wyoming Geographic Alliance Field Coordinator, Germaine Wagner, will facilitate the activities. Call 577-7323 for more information.

Nov
8
Thu
StoryTime @ Crawford Room
Nov 8 @ 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.

Nov
10
Sat
StoryTime with Therapy Dogs of Casper @ Crawford Room
Nov 10 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am

Paws to Read with a furry friend! Dogs and handlers will attend StoryTime on the second Saturday of each month at 10:30 a.m. at the Natrona County Library. Children can sit with therapy dogs during StoryTime and spend time reading with them before and after the program. All dogs are certified and licensed through Therapy Dogs of Casper.

Experience Virtual Reality @ Crawford Room
Nov 10 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Immerse yourself in a new world by testing out the Natrona County Library’s virtual reality system on Saturday, November 10. Stop by at your leisure between 2 and 5 p.m. to choose from over 50 virtual reality games and apps to play on the HTC Vive. Free and open to the public. The HTC Vive is provided by the Natrona County Library Foundation. Call 577-7323 for more information.

Nov
13
Tue
StoryTime: TinyTots @ Crawford Room
Nov 13 @ 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.

Nov
14
Wed
StoryTime @ Crawford Room
Nov 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 for more information.

After School at the Library: Pine Cone Turkeys @ Crawford Room
Nov 14 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Add a festive touch to the holiday table with easy-to-make pinecone turkey decorations. Elementary-age children will have the chance to do just that using pinecones, felt, feathers, and wiggly eyes on Wednesday, November 14 at 4 p.m. at the Natrona County Library. All supplies provided at no cost. Call 577-7323 for more information.

Nov
15
Thu
StoryTime @ Crawford Room
Nov 15 @ 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.

Nov
17
Sat
StoryTime @ Crawford Room
Nov 17 @ 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.