UPCOMING PROGRAMS

February Programs Calendar (PDF)
March Programs Calendar (PDF)

Sep
11
Tue
Never Too Old Book Club: Towers Falling by Jewell Parker Rhodes @ Crescent Moon Coffee Stop
Sep 11 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

A book discussion of young adult novel “Towers Falling” by Jewell Parker Rhodes will be held on Tuesday, September 11 at 6:30 p.m. at Crescent Moon Coffee Stop. 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. Pick up your free copy of “Towers Falling” at the Library’s second floor service desk. Call 577-READ for more information.

Sep
12
Wed
After School at the Library: Wooden Spoon Puppets @ Crawford Room
Sep 12 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Elementary-age children are invited to an afternoon of crafting where they can turn wooden spoons into whimsical hand puppets on Wednesday, September 12 at 4 p.m. at the Natrona County Library. All supplies provided at cost. Call 577-READ for more information.

Area 307 Book Club: Fahrenheit 451 @ The Science Zone
Sep 12 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

The Natrona County Library and Science Zone’s newest book club kicks things off with Ray Bradbury’s “Fahrenheit 451.” Celebrate your love of science fiction, geek out with fellow fans, explore dystopias, discuss post-apocalyptic titles, and discover new worlds at the Area 307 Book Club, a quarterly science fiction book club. Stop by the Library’s second floor service desk to register and pick up a copy of “Fahrenheit 451,” and then meet at The Science Zone on Wednesday, September 12 from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. ready to share, listen, and discuss. Call 577-READ for more information.

Sep
13
Thu
Cricut Maker Project: Teardrop Earrings @ Creation Station
Sep 13 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Learn to make faux leather teardrop earrings using the Natrona County Library’s Cricut Maker on Thursday, September 13 from 9 a.m. to 12 noon and 2 to 5 p.m. in the Creation Station. Both sessions are drop-in. The Library’s Creation Station, open Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Saturday from 9 a.m. to 12 noon and 2 to 5 p.m., 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-READ for more information.

Cricut Maker Project: Teardrop Earrings @ Creation Station
Sep 13 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Learn to make faux leather teardrop earrings using the Natrona County Library’s Cricut Maker on Thursday, September 13 from 9 a.m. to 12 noon and 2 to 5 p.m. in the Creation Station. Both sessions are drop-in. The Library’s Creation Station, open Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Saturday from 9 a.m. to 12 noon and 2 to 5 p.m., 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-READ for more information.

Sep
14
Fri
Adult Coloring Club @ Crawford Room
Sep 14 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Stop by the Natrona County Library’s Crawford Room anytime between 2 and 4 p.m. on Friday, September 14 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 also will be provided. Just bring yourself and your friends, and enjoy the afternoon. Call 577-READ for more information.

Sep
17
Mon
Paws to Read: StoryTime with Therapy Dogs of Casper @ Crawford Room
Sep 17 @ 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.

StoryTime @ Crawford Room
Sep 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.

StoryTime: TinyTots @ Crawford Room
Sep 17 @ 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.

Tween Monday: Creation Station @ Crawford Room
Sep 17 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Children in grades 4-6 will have a special opportunity to experience the Natrona County Library’s Creation Station on Monday, September 17 at 4 p.m. Library staff will first provide an introduction to the Creation Station following by time for tweens to create and explore projects with littleBits, Snap Circuits, Makey Makey, TeacherGeek Maker Cart, and more. Call 577-READ for more information.

Sep
18
Tue
StoryTime: TinyTots @ Crawford Room
Sep 18 @ 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.

Dot Journaling Meet-Up: Habit Trackers @ Crawford Room
Sep 18 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

If you love to-do lists, planners, journaling, doodling and lettering, then join us at the Natrona County Library on Tuesday, September 18 from 6 to 7 p.m. for our monthly Dot Journaling Meet-Up. This month we’ll cover habit trackers, a great way to help you to stay on track to meet goals, as the act of filling in your completed habits daily helps to motivate you to accomplish and build healthy habits. All supplies provided at no cost. Call 577-READ for more information.

Sep
19
Wed
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.

After School at the Library: LEGOs @ Crawford Room
Sep 19 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Elementary-age children are invited to come and work alongside friends to create a LEGO masterpiece on Wednesday, September 19 at 4 p.m. at the Natrona County Library. Bring your mad LEGO skills, imagination, and creativity and show us what you can build! The Library will supply a large amount of LEGOs and ideas of what can be created. Call 577-READ for more information.

Sep
20
Thu
StoryTime @ Crawford Room
Sep 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.

Teen Harry Potter Club: Welcome Back to Hogwarts @ Crawford Room
Sep 20 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

The Natrona County Library’s Teen Harry Potter Club, open to teens in grades 7-12, will meet on Thursday, September 20 at 4 p.m. Relax from the grind of back to school with games, crafts, and perhaps a bit of magic. The Teen Harry Potter Club meets the third Thursday of every month and new members are always welcome. All supplies provided at no cost. Call 577-READ for more information.

Genealogy Workshop: DNA and Its Application to Genealogy @ Crawford Room
Sep 20 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

The Natrona County Genealogical Society, in partnership with the Natrona County Library, will hold their monthly genealogy workshop on Thursday, September 20 from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at the Natrona County Library. This month’s class, led by local NCGS members, is titled, “DNA and Its Application to Genealogy.” Call 577-READ for more information.

Sep
22
Sat
Fall Book Sale @ Natrona County Library
Sep 22 @ 9:30 am – 4:30 pm

The sale includes used books at great prices, in all genres, and for all age groups. Other items for sale include movies, music, puzzles, and magazines. Accepted payment methods include cash, local checks, and PayPal as well as credit and debit cards.

StoryTime @ Crawford Room
Sep 22 @ 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: How They Croaked @ Metro Coffee Co.
Sep 22 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

An afternoon book discussion, sponsored by the Natrona County Library, will be held on Saturday, September 22 at 2 p.m. at Metro Coffee Co. Participants will discuss “How They Croaked: The Awful Ends of the Awfully Famous” by Georgia Bragg. 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 “How They Croaked: The Awful Ends of the Awfully Famous” in the Teen Zone. The Afternoon Book Club meets the third Saturday of every month and new members are always welcome. Call 577-READ for more information.

Family Crafternoon: Burlap Owls @ Crawford Room
Sep 22 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Elementary-age children and their families are invited to a crafting program where they can make burlap owls on Saturday, September 22 at 2 p.m. at the Natrona County Library. All supplies provided at no cost. Call 577-READ for more information.

Sep
23
Sun
Fall Book Sale @ Natrona County Library
Sep 23 @ 1:00 pm – 4:30 pm

The sale includes used books at great prices, in all genres, and for all age groups. Other items for sale include movies, music, puzzles, and magazines. Accepted payment methods include cash, local checks, and PayPal as well as credit and debit cards.

Sep
24
Mon
Sewing Machine Project: Cosmetics Bag @ Creation Station
Sep 24 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am

Learn to make a cosmetics bag using the Natrona County Library’s sewing machine on Monday, September 24 from 9 to 11 a.m. and 2 to 4 p.m. in the Creation Station. Register online at http://bit.ly/cosmetics9am for the 9 a.m. session and http://bit.ly/cosmetics2pm for the 2 p.m. session. The Library’s Creation Station, open Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Saturday from 9 a.m. to 12 noon and 2 to 5 p.m., 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-READ for more information.

Sewing Machine Project: Cosmetics Bag @ Creation Station
Sep 24 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Learn to make a cosmetics bag using the Natrona County Library’s sewing machine on Monday, September 24 from 9 to 11 a.m. and 2 to 4 p.m. in the Creation Station. Register online at http://bit.ly/cosmetics9am for the 9 a.m. session and http://bit.ly/cosmetics2pm for the 2 p.m. session. The Library’s Creation Station, open Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Saturday from 9 a.m. to 12 noon and 2 to 5 p.m., 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-READ for more information.

Tween Book Club: Don’t Read This Book Before Bed @ Crawford Room
Sep 24 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

The Natrona County Library’s Tween Book Club will meet on Monday, September 24 at 4 p.m. in the Crawford Room. Children in grades 4-6 will discuss National Geographic Kids’ “Don’t Read This Book Before Bed.” 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 “Don’t Read This Book Before Bed.”

Sep
25
Tue
StoryTime: TinyTots @ Crawford Room
Sep 25 @ 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.

Teen Book Club: Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe @ Crescent Moon Coffee Stop
Sep 25 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

A teen book discussion, sponsored by the Natrona County Library, will be held on Tuesday, September 25 at 6 p.m. at Metro Coffee Co. This month’s novel is “Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe” by Benjamin Alire S?enz. The group is open to teens in grades 9-12. Participants receive a free drink at Metro, courtesy of the Friends of the Library. To participate, pick up a copy of “Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe” in the Teen Zone. The Teen Book Club meets the last Tuesday of every month and new members are always welcome. Call 577-READ for more information.

Sep
26
Wed
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.

After School at the Library: Harmonicas @ Crawford Room
Sep 26 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Elementary-age children are invited to an afternoon of crafting where they can make harmonicas on Wednesday, September 26 at 4 p.m. at the Natrona County Library. All supplies provided at cost. Call 577-READ for more information.

Sep
27
Thu
StoryTime @ Crawford Room
Sep 27 @ 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.