UPCOMING PROGRAMS

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

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.

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
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
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.

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.

May
25
Sat
Leatherworking: Edge Finishing @ Creation Station
May 25 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

The Natrona County Library will host a drop-in adult Leatherworking class on Saturday, May 25 from 10 a.m. to 12 noon in the Creation Station. Staff will provide an overview of edge finishing 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.

May
26
Sun
Summer Hours Begin @ Library
May 26 all-day

Beginning Sunday, May 26 and continuing through Labor Day, the Natrona County Library’s main library in Downtown Casper will be open Monday through Thursday from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Friday through Saturday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., and closed on Sundays. Call 577-7323 for more information.

May
27
Mon
Closed: Memorial Day @ Main Library and All Branches
May 27 all-day
May
28
Tue
Writers’ Bloc @ Crawford Room
May 28 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm

The Natrona County Library’s Writers’ Bloc will meet Tuesday, May 28 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.

May
29
Wed
Carvey: Easel Intro and Project Demo @ Creation Station
May 29 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

The Natrona County Library will host an adult Creation Station program on Wednesday, May 29 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.