UPCOMING PROGRAMS

November Programs Calendar

Jul
1
Mon
Monthly DIY Challenge: Fabric Luggage Tags @ Creation Station
Jul 1 – Jul 30 all-day

Participate in the Natrona County Library’s free DIY Challenge for fun monthly craft projects! Stop by the Creation Station anytime during regular library hours to complete this month’s DIY challenge: fabric luggage tags. 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.

Jul
3
Wed
Wednesday Writers @ First Floor
Jul 3 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

The Natrona County Library’s monthly Wednesday Writers group will meet on Wednesday, July 3 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.

Jul
6
Sat
Experience Virtual Reality @ Crawford Room
Jul 6 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Immerse yourself in a new world by testing out the Natrona County Library’s virtual reality system on Saturday, July 6. Stop by between 2 and 5 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.

Jul
12
Fri
Adult Coloring Club @ Crawford Room
Jul 12 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Stop by the Natrona County Library’s Crawford Room anytime between 2 and 5 p.m. on Friday, July 12 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.

Jul
13
Sat
Craftastic Saturday: Galaxy Painted Vase @ Crawford Room
Jul 13 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

The Natrona County Library will host an adult crafting program on Saturday, July 13 at 2 p.m. Staff will demonstrate how to make a galaxy painted vase. All supplies provided at no cost. No registration required. First come, first served. Call 577-7323 for more information.

Jul
16
Tue
Never Too Old Book Club @ Metro Coffee Co.
Jul 16 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

A discussion of young adult book “Wicked Deep” by Shea Ernshaw will be held on Tuesday, July 16 at 6:30 p.m. at Metro Coffee Co. 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.

Jul
17
Wed
3D Printer Launch @ Creation Station
Jul 17 @ 9:00 am – 6:00 pm

The Natrona County Library will unveil its new 3D printer on Wednesday, July 17 in the Creation Station. The public is invited to stop by anytime between 9 a.m. and 6 p.m. to see the 3D printer in action. 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.

Jul
18
Thu
RBdigital @ Tech Center
Jul 18 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

The Natrona County Library will offer an RBdigital class on Thursday, July 18 at 10 a.m. Library staff will demonstrate how to download eAudiobooks and eMagazines using RBdigital’s mobile app, an eContent service provided by the Natrona County Library. Call 577-7323 for more information.

Jul
19
Fri
Sewing Machine Project: Notebook Covers @ Creation Station
Jul 19 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Learn to make a notebook cover using the Natrona County Library’s sewing machine on Friday, July 19 at 2 p.m. in the Creation Station. Register online at http://bit.ly/cover0719. All supplies provided at no cost. Limit of 10 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.

Jul
20
Sat
Sci-Fi Saturday Movie: “Star Trek Beyond” @ Crawford Room
Jul 20 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

The Natrona County Library will screen its second film in its adult summer reading Sci-Fi Saturday Movie series on Saturday, July 20 at 2 p.m. In this month’s screening, the USS Enterprise is attacked by Krall, a warlord sworn against the Federation. Crashed on an uncharted world, the crew must join forces with Jaylah, a rebellious alien warrior, to escape and stop Krall from triggering all-out war. Free and open to the public. Free popcorn will be provided. Call 577-7323 for more information.

Jul
22
Mon
‘Til Death Due You Part Book Club @ Central Wyoming Hospice and Transitions
Jul 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, July 22 at 6 p.m. at Central Wyoming Hospice and Transitions. 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. July’s title is “The Story of Arthur Truluv” by Elizabeth Berg. Stop by the Library’s second floor desk to register and pick up a copy. Call 577-7323 for more information.

Jul
23
Tue
Writers’ Bloc @ Crawford Room
Jul 23 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm

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

Jul
25
Thu
3D Printer Intro and Demo @ Creation Station
Jul 25 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Learn about the Natrona County Library’s 3D printer on Thursday, July 25 at 11 a.m. in the Creation Station. A staff member will provide an overview, demonstration, and tutorial. 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.

Jul
27
Sat
Leather Working: Minimalist Wallet @ Creation Station
Jul 27 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Learn to make a minimalist wallet using the Natrona County Library’s leather working equipment on Saturday, July 27 at 2 p.m. in the Creation Station. Register online at http://bit.ly/wallet0719. 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.

Jul
30
Tue
Facebook Security @ Tech Center
Jul 30 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

The Natrona County Library will offer a Facebook Security class on Tuesday, July 30 at 2 p.m. Library staff will explain Facebook’s basic and advanced security features as well as how to tell if your account has been hacked and how to avoid scammers. Call 577-7323 for more information.

Jul
31
Wed
July Summer Reading prizes available @ Library
Jul 31 all-day
Embroidery Machine Intro and Demo @ Creation Station
Jul 31 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Learn about the Natrona County Library’s Embroidery Machine on Wednesday, July 31 at 5 p.m. in the Creation Station. A staff member will provide an overview, demonstration, and tutorial. 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.

Aug
1
Thu
Monthly DIY Challenge: Iron-On Koozies @ Creation Station
Aug 1 – Aug 31 all-day

Participate in the Natrona County Library’s free DIY Challenge for fun monthly craft projects! Stop by the Creation Station anytime during regular library hours to complete August’s DIY challenge: iron-on koozies. 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.

Aug
3
Sat
Getting to Know Your Telescope @ Crawford Room
Aug 3 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

The Casper Planetarium will offer a “Getting to Know Your Telescope” workshop on Saturday, August 3 at 2 p.m. at the Natrona County Library. Come learn how to use your telescope so you can get more enjoyment from looking up at the night sky. Feel free to bring your own telescope. Stars and planets not included (but you can find them yourself once the sun sets). Call 577-7323 for more information.

Aug
6
Tue
Trail Walk and Author Talk and Signing: Jennifer Pharr Davis @ Crawford Room
Aug 6 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

The Natrona County Library will host athlete, author, speaker, and National Geographic “Adventurer of the Year” Jennifer Pharr Davis on Tuesday, August 6 at 6:30 p.m. An optional trail walk with the author will precede the event starting at 5:30 p.m. on the Casper Rail Trail outside the Library. The event is free and open to the public.

Jennifer Pharr Davis has logged more than 14,000 miles of long distance trails on six different continents. In 2011, she set the overall fastest known time on the Appalachian Trail by hiking 47 miles a day for 46 straight days. Jennifer has written articles for The New York Times, Outside magazine, Backpacker, and Trail Runner and has been featured in the Washington Post, NPR’s Talk of the Nation, and the CBS Early Show. She will be sharing slides and stories, answering questions, and signing copies of her new book The Pursuit of Endurance: Harnessing the Record Breaking Power of Strength and Resilience, which Kirkus Reviews calls “a captivating narrative guidebook that will inspire readers to test their own limits, on the trail and off.”

Aug
7
Wed
Wednesday Writers @ First Floor
Aug 7 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

The Natrona County Library’s monthly Wednesday Writers group will meet on Wednesday, August 7 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.

Aug
8
Thu
Books on Tap Book Club @ Frontier Brewing Company and Taproom
Aug 8 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Books on us. Drinks on you. The Natrona County Library’s Books on Tap Book Club will meet to discuss “Barracoon: The Story of the Last ‘Black Cargo'” by Zora Neale Hurston on Thursday, August 8 at 6:30 p.m. at Frontier Brewing Company and Taproom. Stop by the Library’s second floor desk to register and pick up a copy. Ages 21+. Call 577-7323 for more information.

Aug
10
Sat
Craftastic Saturday: Foam Stamped Stationery @ Crawford Room
Aug 10 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

The Natrona County Library will host an adult crafting program on Saturday, August 10 at 2 p.m. Staff will demonstrate how to make foam stamped stationary. All supplies provided at no cost. No registration required. First come, first served. Call 577-7323 for more information.

Aug
13
Tue
Never Too Old Book Club @ Metro Coffee Co.
Aug 13 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

A discussion of young adult book “Children of Blood and Bone” by Tomi Adeyemi will be held on Tuesday, August 13 at 6:30 p.m. at Metro Coffee Co. 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.

Aug
14
Wed
3D Printer Intro and Demo @ Creation Station
Aug 14 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Learn about the Natrona County Library’s 3D printer on Thursday, August 14 at 5 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.

Aug
15
Thu
Sewing Project: Throw Pillows @ Creation Station
Aug 15 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Learn to make a throw pillow using the Natrona County Library’s sewing machine on Thursday, August 15 at 2 p.m. in the Creation Station. Register online at bit.ly/pillow0819. All supplies provided at no cost. Limit of 10 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.

Aug
17
Sat
Leather Working: Notebook Cover @ Creation Station
Aug 17 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Learn to make a notebook cover using the Natrona County Library’s leather working equipment on Saturday, August 17 at 10 a.m. in the Creation Station. Register online at bit.ly/cover0819. 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.

Sci-Fi Saturday Movie @ Crawford Room
Aug 17 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

The Natrona County Library will screen its final film in its adult summer reading Sci-Fi Saturday Movie series on Saturday, August 17 at 2 p.m.  In this month’s screening, set years before the Rebellion, Han Solo meets his future co-pilot Chewbacca and encounters Lando Calrissian during an adventure into the criminal underworld. Free popcorn will be provided. Call 577-7323 for more information.

Aug
20
Tue
Windows 10 @ Crawford Room
Aug 20 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

The Natrona County Library will offer a Windows 10 class on Tuesday, August 20 at 2 p.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.

Aug
21
Wed
Sewing and Serger Project: Small Snap Pouch @ Creation Station
Aug 21 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

The Natrona County Library will host a drop-in adult Creation Station program on Wednesday, August 21 from 1 to 3 p.m. Come learn how to make a small snap pouch using the Library’s sewing machine and serger. 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.