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Writers Welcome

At the library, we are not just about books; we are all about writers too! That is why we are launching a new writing group; Writer's Bloc will meet the fourth Tuesday of each month in the Crawford Room from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Writer's…

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We all know the saying — "patience is a virtue." And we all know it's a lot easier to say than to live by. Whether it's a new release or a New York Times Best Seller, we want it now. Unfortunately, it's often already checked…

Creation Station’s Hours Extended

Now you have even more time to create, innovate, and explore. The Creation Station is now open during regular library hours: Monday through Thursday from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Friday and Saturday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. All equipment, except for the…

The Library: An Essential Service

Even in 2018, resources aren't equitably available to everyone. The Library levels the playfield. We offer resources and personal connection to everyone, every age, every demographic. You don't even have to be a Natrona County or Wyoming citizen to use the Library. In fact, our…

Thank you to our Friends

As the song goes, "You've Got a Friend in Me," and this is especially true for the Friends of the Natrona County Library. While we are extremely grateful for our Friends every day, we pay special homage to them the week of October 21 to…

How our library began

While the Edgerton Branch opened in 1971, its beginnings go all the way back to an article from the January 1921 Midwest Review titled, "Midwest Traveling Libraries." In December of 1920, seven traveling libraries set out on their first journey through the seven camps of…

Readers looking to belong? Join the club!

Reading is generally a solitary activity, but it doesn't have to be. Through book clubs you can enjoy the introverted aspects of reading while connecting with others over literature. Not only is it a great way to become more involved in the community, but you'll…

Boys will read girls

There is something I hear often as I’m working in the children’s section of the library: “That’s a girl book.” It comes out of young boys’ mouths with a disdainful edge. The books in question never have hot pink covers or are dripping with glitter;…

Books and blossoms

Spring in Wyoming can be a tricky thing. If we go by the vernal equinox, the first day of spring in 2018 was March 20. However, if you have spent any time in Wyoming, you know spring comes on its own schedule. April can bring…