UPCOMING PROGRAMS

April Programs Calendar (PDF)
May Programs Calendar (PDF)

Apr
22
Mon
‘Til Death Due You Part Book Club @ Crawford Room
Apr 22 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

The Natrona County Library and Central Wyoming Hospice and Transitions’ quarterly ‘Til Death Due You Part Book Club will meet on Monday, April 22 from 6 to 7 p.m. This gathering provides a comfortable atmosphere in which to share a respectful, thought-provoking, and life-affirming conversation on the topics of death, dying, and bereavement. April’s title is “Me Before You” by Jojo Moyes. Stop by the library’s second floor desk to register and pick up a copy, and then meet at the Natrona County Library with an open heart and an open mind. Call 577-7323 for more information.

Apr
23
Tue
Writers’ Bloc @ Crawford Room
Apr 23 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

The Natrona County Library’s Writers’ Bloc will meet on Tuesday, April 23 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 session of writing and 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.

Apr
24
Wed
Stamped Copper Washer Bracelets @ Creation Station
Apr 24 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

The Natrona County Library is hosting a drop-in adult Creation Station program on Wednesday, April 24 from 1 to 3 p.m. Participants will learn how to make their own stamped copper washer bracelets. All supplies provided at no cost. 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.

Apr
25
Thu
Matthew Shepard Screening and Discussion @ Crawford Room
Apr 25 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

The Natrona County Library, in partnership with Wyoming Equality, is screening “Matt Shepard Is a Friend of Mine” followed by a discussion on Thursday, April 25 at 6 p.m. Call 577-7323 for more information.

Apr
26
Fri
Windows 10 @ Crawford Room
Apr 26 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am

The Natrona County Library will offer a Windows 10 class on Friday, April 26 at 10 a.m. Library staff will explain how to navigate Windows 10, including the Start menu, Action Center and more. Feel free to bring your Windows 10 device with you to follow along. Call 577-7323 for more information.

Leatherworking: Pattern Transfer and Basic Carving @ Creation Station
Apr 26 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

The Natrona County Library is hosting a drop-in adult Leatherworking class on Friday, April 26 from 1 to 4 p.m. in the Creation Station. Staff will provide an overview of pattern transfer and basic carving techniques. 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.

Apr
27
Sat
Family Crafternoon: Beaded Butterflies @ Crawford Room
Apr 27 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Parents, grandparents, caregivers, and their children are invited to make beaded butterflies to welcome in spring on Saturday, April 27 at 2 p.m. at the Natrona County Library. All supplies provided at no cost. Call 577-7323 for more information.

Apr
30
Tue
Carvey: Easel Intro and Project @ Creation Station
Apr 30 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

The Natrona County Library is hosting an adult Creation Station program on Thursday, April 30 at 5 p.m. Staff will provide an overview of the Carvey software, Easel, in the Tech Center followed by a demonstration of the Carvey in the Creation Station as well as answer any questions attendees may have. The library’s Creation Station 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 577-7323 for more information.

Teen Book Club @ Metro Coffee Co.
Apr 30 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

A teen book club, sponsored by the Natrona County Library, will be held on Tuesday, April 30 at 6 p.m. at Metro Coffee Co. This month’s book is “The Wicked Deep” by Shea Ershaw. 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.

May
1
Wed
Wednesday Writers @ First Floor
May 1 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

The Natrona County Library’s monthly Wednesday Writer’s group will meet on Wednesday, May 1 at 10 a.m. Open to all writers, from those just picking up a pencil through published authors, offering encouragement, inspiration, and motivation. Please join us for feedback, critiquing, and general discussion. If you’d like, bring some of your writing to share with the group. Call 577-7323 for more information.

May
2
Thu
Casper Art Walk: Bunnies and Chicks @ Library
May 2 @ 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, May 2 to make bunnies and chicks crafts. All supplies provided at no cost. Call 577-7323 for more information.

May
4
Sat
Mother’s and Father’s Day Cards Workshop @ Crawford Room
May 4 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Say thank you to the people in your life who helped shape the person you are today by making them a hand-made card. The Natrona County Library will host a Mother’s Day and Father’s Day Cards Workshop on Saturday, May 4 at 2 p.m. Taught by Kay Capps. Registration limited to 30 participants. Please sign up in advance for this free workshop by calling 577-7323.

May
6
Mon
Cricut Maker: Design Space Intro and Project @ Creation Station
May 6 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Learn about the Natrona County Library’s Cricut Maker on Monday, May 6 at 2 p.m. A staff member will provide an overview of the Cricut software, Design Space, followed by a small vinyl project. The Library’s Creation Station 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 577-7323 for more information.

May
7
Tue
Never Too Old Book Club @ Frosted Tops
May 7 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

A discussion of young adult book “We Are Okay” by Nina LaCour will be held on Tuesday, May 7 at 6:30 p.m. at Frosted Tops. 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. Stop by the Library’s second floor desk to register and pick up a copy of this month’s book. Call 577-7323 for more information.

Reading the West Book Club @ Crawford Room
May 7 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

The Natrona County Library and Fort Caspar Museum’s monthly Reading the West Book Club will meet on Tuesday, May 7 at 6:30 p.m. at the Natrona County Library to discuss “Cattle Kingdom: The Hidden History of the Cowboy West” by Christopher Knowlton. Stop by the Library’s second floor desk to register and pick up a copy. Call 577-7323 for more information.

May
8
Wed
Living Large in Carnivore Country @ Crawford Room
May 8 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

The Natrona County Library is hosting a workshop to increase awareness and understanding of bears, mountain lions, and wolves on Wednesday, May 8 at 6 p.m. The Wyoming Game and Fish Department will share information and tools that participants can use to avoid dangerous encounters and prevent future conflicts. They will also discuss behavior and biology, safety and legal issues, what to do in an encounter situation, and how to reduce the likelihood of an unwanted encounter. Free and open to people of all ages and skill levels. Call 577-7323 for more information.

May
9
Thu
Author Talk and Signing: “The Feather Thief” by Kirk Wallace Johnson @ Crawford Room
May 9 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

Author Kirk Wallace Johnson will discuss his book, “The Feather Thief,” on Thursday, May 9 at 6 p.m. at the Natrona County Library. The talk is free and open to the public. Wind City Books will have copies of Johnson’s newest release available for purchase, which he will sign following his talk. Call 577-7323 for more information.

May
10
Fri
Adult Coloring Club @ Crawford Room
May 10 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Stop by the Natrona County Library’s Crawford Room anytime between 2 and 4 p.m. on Friday, May 10 for Adult Coloring Club. Coloring books and pages will be available for you to turn into works of art. Colored pencils, pens, crayons, and markers will also be provided. Just bring yourself and your friends, and enjoy the afternoon. Call 577-7323 for more information.

May
11
Sat
Craftastic Saturday: Decoupaged Jewelry Holder @ Crawford Room
May 11 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm

The Natrona County Library will host an adult crafting program on Saturday, May 11 at 2 p.m. Staff will demonstrate how to make a jewelry hanger that utilizes decoupage and a little bit of hardware. All supplies provided at no cost. Limit of 60 participants. No registration required. First come, first served. Call 577-7323 for more information.

May
13
Mon
Cloud Library @ Tech Center
May 13 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm

The Natrona County Library will host a Cloud Library class on Monday, May 13 at 3 p.m. Library staff will demonstrate how to download eBooks and eAudiobooks using Cloud Library’s mobile app, an eContent service provided by the Natrona County Library. Call 577-7323 for more information.

May
14
Tue
Experience Virtual Reality @ Crawford Room
May 14 @ 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, May 14. 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.

May
15
Wed
Fabric Luggage Tags @ Creation Station
May 15 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm

The Natrona County Library will host a drop-in adult Creation Station program on Wednesday, May 15 from 2 to 5 p.m. Participants will learn how to make their own fabric luggage tag. A unique luggage tag on your bag will make it much easier to spot on the luggage carousel. All supplies provided at no cost. 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.

May
16
Thu
Teen Anime Club: Oreo Taste Test @ Crawford Room
May 16 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

The Natrona County Library’s Teen Anime Club, open to teens in grades 7-12, will meet on Thursday, May 16 at 4 p.m. Teens will sample and rank their favorites from a variety of Oreo flavors in a taste test. Come join fellow anime enthusiasts around Casper, where otaku and noobs alike come to hang out. New members strongly encouraged to join. All supplies provided at no cost. Call 577-7323 for more information.

Genealogy Workshop: Digging into Archives @ Crawford Room
May 16 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

The Natrona County Genealogy Society, in partnership with the Natrona County Library, will hold their monthly genealogy workshop on Thursday, May 16 at 7 p.m. at the Natrona County Library. In this month’s class, local NCGS members will discuss how to prepare for an archive and courthouse visit with an emphasis on newspapers as well as birth, death, and marriage records. Call 577-7323 for more information.

May
18
Sat
Afternoon Book Club @ Metro Coffee Co.
May 18 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

An afternoon book club, sponsored by the Natrona County Library, will be held on Saturday, May 18 at 2 p.m. at Metro Coffee Co. Participants will discuss “Aru Shah and the End of Time” by Roshani Chokshi. 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 this month’s book in the Teen Zone. Call 577-7323 for more information.

May
20
Mon
Apps for Readers @ Tech Center
May 20 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm

Natrona County Library staff will demonstrate how to use Goodreads and Serial Reader, two useful mobile apps for readers, on Monday, May 20 at 3 p.m. at the Natrona County Library. Call 577-7323 for more information.

May
22
Wed
Bowl Cozy @ Creation Station
May 22 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

The Natrona County Library will host an adult Creation Station program on Wednesday, May 22 at 2 p.m. Participants will learn how to make bowl cozies for keeping the heat or cold away from your hands so you can comfortably hold your bowl while eating. Register online at bit.ly/bowl0519. All supplies provided at no cost. Limit of 12 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 (science, technology, engineering, art, and mathematics) supplies and equipment to bring their inventions and creations to life. Call 577-7323 for more information.

Anime Fest @ Crawford Room
May 22 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

The Natrona County Library and Centennial Middle School Anime Club will host an Anime Fest, open to teens in grades 6-12, on Wednesday, May 22 at 4 p.m. at the Natrona County Library. Join fellow anime enthusiasts around Casper, enjoy anime, showcase cosplay, munch on treats, borrow from the Library’s extensive manga and anime collection, and show off your skills in one of the any contests at Anime Fest for a chance to win prizes! Registration for the cosplay and manga/anime art contests will take place from 4 to 5 p.m. Limit of one piece of artwork per teen for the manga/anime art contest. The cosplay contest will start at 5 p.m. Teens participating in cosplay will need to bring a physical picture of their character with them for judging purposes. Call 577-7323 x101 for more information.

May
23
Thu
Wyoming History Series: Troopers Drum and Bugle Corps @ Crawford Room
May 23 @ 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, May 23 at 6:30 p.m. at the Natrona County Library. This month, Michelle Bahe will discuss the Troopers Drum and Bugle Corps. Call 577-7323 for more information.

May
24
Fri
Facebook Security @ Tech Center
May 24 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

The Natrona County Library will host a Facebook Security class on Friday, May 24 at 10 a.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.