UPCOMING PROGRAMS

September Programs Calendar

Sep
9
Mon
One Book Wyoming: Hemingway’s “In Our Time” @ Reference
Sep 9 @ 10:13 pm – Oct 23 @ 11:13 pm

Beginning Tuesday, September 3, patrons can pick up their copy of this year’s One Book Wyoming. One Book Wyoming invites all of Wyoming to read and talk about a single book or author. In conjunction with Sheridan College and Wyoming Humanities’ multi-year National Endowment for the Humanities grant, “Creating Humanities Communities along the Hemingway Highway”, the Wyoming State Library and Wyoming Humanities have selected Hemingway’s first short story collection, “In Our Time,” as 2019’s One Book Wyoming.

The Natrona County Library will host Hemingway expert, Charles Fournier, for an “In Our Time” book discussion and a talk about Hemingway’s connection to Wyoming next month on October 19. Stop by the library to pick up your free copy of the book. Call 577-7323 for more information.

Sep
17
Tue
Virtual Reality Demo @ Crawford Room
Sep 17 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Immerse yourself in a new world by testing out the Natrona County Library’s virtual reality system on Tuesday, September 17. Stop by at your leisure between 4 and 7 p.m. to choose from over 30 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.

Sep
18
Wed
StoryTime @ Crawford Room
Sep 18 @ 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.

3D Printer Intro and Demo @ Creation Station
Sep 18 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Learn about the Natrona County Library’s 3D printer on Wednesday, September 18 at 2 p.m. in the Creation Station. A staff member will provide an overview and demonstration. The 3D printer is provided by the Natrona County Library Foundation. The Library’s Creation Station is a flexible, community, collaborative makerspace for individuals and small groups of all ages who can use STEAM-related supplies and equipment to bring their inventions and creations to life. Call 577-7323 for more information.

After School at the Library: M is for Mermaid @ Crawford Room
Sep 18 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

The Natrona County Library is hosting a fun mermaid program for students in grades K-5 on Wednesday, September 18 at 4 p.m. Embrace your inner mermaid or merman with under-the-sea snacks, stories, and crafts. All supplies provided at no cost. Call 577-7323 for more information.

Sep
19
Thu
StoryTime @ Crawford Room
Sep 19 @ 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.

4teens @ 4: Sharpie Light Bulbs @ Crawford Room
Sep 19 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Did you know that if you draw on a light bulb with a sharpie, it will decorate the walls with your designs when illuminated? The Natrona County Library will host a sharpie light bulb craft program for teens entering grades 7-12 on Thursday, September 19 at 4 p.m. in the Crawford Room. All supplies provided at no cost. Call 577-7323 for more information.

Early Bird Sale @ Friends of the Library Area
Sep 19 @ 4:30 pm – 6:30 pm

$20 admission ticket required to attend. 55 tickets available. Tickets sold Tuesday, September 3 from 10 am until sold out. Items for sale include books in all genres, for all ages as well as movies, CDs, audiobooks, magazines, and more. All items are $2 or less each (excludes bag sales). Accepted payment methods include cash, local checks, and PayPal as well as credit and debit cards.

Genealogy Workshop: Ellis Island @ Crawford Room
Sep 19 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

The Natrona County Genealogy Society, in partnership with the Natrona County Library, will hold their monthly genealogy workshop the evening of Thursday, September 19 at the Natrona County Library. This month’s presenter, Genealogist Kathy Tarullo, will discuss Ellis Island. Call 577-7323 for more information.

Sep
20
Fri
Second Chance Sale @ Friends of the Library Area
Sep 20 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm

$10 admission ticket required to attend. 55 tickets available. Tickets sold Tuesday, September 3 from 10 am until sold out. Items for sale include books in all genres, for all ages as well as movies, CDs, audiobooks, magazines, and more. All items are $2 or less each (excludes bag sales). Accepted payment methods include cash, local checks, and PayPal as well as credit and debit cards.

Facebook Security @ Tech Center
Sep 20 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

The Natrona County Library will host a Facebook Security class on Friday, September 20 at 2 p.m. This class will explain Facebook’s basic and advanced security features. Learn how to tell if your account has been hacked and how to avoid scammers. Call 577-7323 for more information.

Sep
21
Sat
Book Sale @ Friends of the Library Area
Sep 21 @ 9:30 am – 4:30 pm

Free and open to the public. Items for sale include books in all genres, for all ages as well as movies, CDs, audiobooks, magazines, and more. All items are $2 or less each (excludes bag sales). Accepted payment methods include cash, local checks, and PayPal as well as credit and debit cards.

StoryTime @ Crawford Room
Sep 21 @ 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.

Afternoon Book Club: “Small Spaces” by Katherine Arden @ Metro Coffee Co.
Sep 21 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

An afternoon book club for teens, sponsored by the Natrona County Library, will be held on Saturday, September 21 at 2 p.m. at Metro Coffee Co. Teens will discuss “Small Spaces” by Katherine Arden. The group is open to students in grades 7-8, and new members are always welcome. Teens receive a free drink, courtesy of the Friends of the Library. To participate, pick up a copy of this month’s book in the Teen Zone. Call 577-7323 for more information.

Sep
23
Mon
Cloud Library @ Tech Center
Sep 23 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm

The Natrona County Library will offer a Downloading eBooks with Cloud Library class on Monday, September 23, from 3 to 4 p.m. Library staff will show patrons how to download eBooks for free with Cloud Library’s mobile app. Call 577-7323 for more information.

Tween Monday: Ink Art @ Crawford Room
Sep 23 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

The Natrona County Library will host a craft program for students in grades 4-6 on Monday, September 23 at 4 p.m. Students will learn how to work with alcohol ink to make beautiful ceramic dishes. All supplies provided at no cost. Call 577-7323 for more information.

Sep
24
Tue
StoryTime: TinyTots @ Crawford Room
Sep 24 @ 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.

Writers’ Bloc @ Crawford Room
Sep 24 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm

The Natrona County Library’s Writers’ Bloc will meet Tuesday, September 24 at 5:30 p.m. An inclusive writing group, writers of poetry, fiction, memoir, fan fiction, or anything else are invited to join us for an inspiring discussion. Doors open at 5 p.m., so come a little early if you would like some time to write. Don’t forget to bring your notebooks, laptops, napkins, and anything else you may have jotted ideas on!  Call 577-7323 for more information.

Teen Book Club: “Make Your Bed: Little Things That Can Change Your Life… And Maybe the World” by Admiral William H. McRaven @ Metro Coffee Co.
Sep 24 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

A teen book club, sponsored by the Natrona County Library, will be held on Tuesday, September 24 at 6 p.m. at Metro Coffee Co. This month’s book is “Make Your Bed: Little Things That Can Change Your Life… And Maybe the World” by Admiral William H. McRaven. The group is open to teens in grades 9-12. Participants receive a free drink at Metro Coffee Co., courtesy of the Friends of the Library. To participate, pick up a copy of this month’s book in the Teen Zone. The Teen Book Club meets monthly, and new members are always welcome. Call 577-7323 for more information.

Sep
25
Wed
StoryTime @ Crawford Room
Sep 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.

Sewing Project: Hanging Organizer @ Creation Station
Sep 25 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Learn to make a hanging organizer using the Natrona County Library’s sewing machines on Wednesday, September 25 at 2 p.m. in the Creation Station. Register online at bit.ly/2yNmGeR. All supplies provided at no cost. Limit of 6 participants. The Library’s Creation Station is a flexible, community, collaborative makerspace for individuals and small groups of all ages who can use STEAM-related supplies and equipment to bring their inventions and creations to life. Call 577-7323 for more information.

After School at the Library: Not a Box @ Crawford Room
Sep 25 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

The Natrona County Library is hosting a craft program for students in grades K-5 on Wednesday, September 25 at 4 p.m. Inspired by the book “Not a Box” by Antoinette Portis, students will have a snack, read the book, and then use their imaginations to take any shape or size of box and turn it into something spectacular. All supplies provided at no cost. Call 577-7323 for more information.

Sep
26
Thu
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.

Wyoming History Series @ Crawford Room
Sep 26 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

The Natrona County Historical Society, in partnership with the Natrona County Library, will hold a Wyoming History Series discussion on Thursday, September 26 at 6:30 p.m. at the Natrona County Library. The specific topic for this month’s discussion is yet to be determined, but is sure to be a blast from Wyoming’s past. Call 577-7323 for more information.

Sep
27
Fri
Tinkercad for 3D Printing @ Tech Center
Sep 27 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

The Natrona County Library will offer a Tinkercad class on Friday, September 27 at 2 p.m. Tinkercad is an easy-to-learn web application for 3D design that you can use to build your own 3D creation. Design from home, then print in our Creation Station! Library staff will provide a quick tour of the user interface, buttons, and tools available in Tinkercad. Call 577-7323 for more information.

Sep
28
Sat
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 for more information.

Family Afternoon at the Library: Books vs. Movies @ Crawford Room
Sep 28 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Parents, grandparents, caregivers, and their children are invited to join us for an exciting viewing and discussion at Natrona County Library on Saturday, September 28 at 2 p.m. We will read several picture books, watch the books’ corresponding short movies, and then compare and contrast. Which was better? What was different? What would you change? All supplies (and popcorn!) provided at no cost. Call 577-7323 for more information.

Sep
30
Mon
Tween Book Club: “Breaking Stalin’s Nose” by Eugene Yelchin @ Crawford Room
Sep 30 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

The Natrona County Library’s Tween Book Club will meet on Monday, September 30 at 4 p.m. Children in grades 4-6 will discuss “Breaking Stalin’s Nose” by Eugene Yelchin. Please register in advance by calling 577-7323, or sign up when you stop by the Children’s Department to pick up a copy of this month’s book.

Power Your Job Search with Google @ Tech Center
Sep 30 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

The Natrona County Library is partnering with Google on Monday, September 30 at 6 p.m. to teach patrons how to discover and keep track of job opportunities on Google Search. Register online at bit.ly/2Tk6g79 for this free workshop where you will learn how to use the collaborative tools of G Suite and Google Search to enhance your job search experience. Call 577-7323 for more information.

Oct
1
Tue
StoryTime: TinyTots @ Crawford Room
Oct 1 @ 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.