UPCOMING PROGRAMS

September 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
31
Wed
July Summer Reading prizes available @ Library
Jul 31 all-day
StoryTime @ Crawford Room
Jul 31 @ 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.

Drum Safari @ Crawford Room
Jul 31 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Drum Safari will present a series of shows for kids at the Natrona County Library on Tuesday, July 30 at 1 and 3 p.m.; Wednesday, July 31 at 1 and 3 p.m.; and Thursday, August 1 at 10:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. These family-friendly shows are free and open to the public, regardless of age. Seating is limited, so plan to arrive early. Tickets will be handed out starting one hour prior to each performance. Call 577-7323 for more information.

Harry Potter’s Birthday Party @ Crawford Room
Jul 31 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Teens entering grades 7-12 and graduating seniors are invited to enjoy a wizarding afternoon on Wednesday, July 31 at 2 p.m. in the Natrona County Library’s Crawford Room. Celebrate the world’s favorite wizard with crafts, food, and a Harry Potter movie. Come in costume, if you choose! Call 577-7323 for more information.

Drum Safari @ Crawford Room
Jul 31 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Drum Safari will present a series of shows for kids at the Natrona County Library on Tuesday, July 30 at 1 and 3 p.m.; Wednesday, July 31 at 1 and 3 p.m.; and Thursday, August 1 at 10:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. These family-friendly shows are free and open to the public, regardless of age. Seating is limited, so plan to arrive early. Tickets will be handed out starting one hour prior to each performance. Call 577-7323 for more information.

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.

Drum Safari @ Crawford Room
Aug 1 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am

Drum Safari will present a series of shows for kids at the Natrona County Library on Tuesday, July 30 at 1 and 3 p.m.; Wednesday, July 31 at 1 and 3 p.m.; and Thursday, August 1 at 10:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. These family-friendly shows are free and open to the public, regardless of age. Seating is limited, so plan to arrive early. Tickets will be handed out starting one hour prior to each performance. Call 577-7323 for more information.

StoryTime @ Crawford Room
Aug 1 @ 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.

Drum Safari @ Crawford Room
Aug 1 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Drum Safari will present a series of shows for kids at the Natrona County Library on Tuesday, July 30 at 1 and 3 p.m.; Wednesday, July 31 at 1 and 3 p.m.; and Thursday, August 1 at 10:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. These family-friendly shows are free and open to the public, regardless of age. Seating is limited, so plan to arrive early. Tickets will be handed out starting one hour prior to each performance. Call 577-7323 for more information.

Aug
3
Sat
StoryTime @ Crawford Room
Aug 3 @ 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.

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
5
Mon
Tween Cooking Club: Galaxy Ice Cream @ Crawford Room
Aug 5 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

The Natrona County Library is hosting a Tween Cooking Club program for students in grades 4–6 on Monday, August 5 at 2 p.m. Students will make galaxy ice cream, and then we’ll even let them eat it! All supplies provided at no cost. Call 577-7323 for more information.

Aug
6
Tue
StoryTime: TinyTots @ Crawford Room
Aug 6 @ 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.

Wayne & Wingnut @ Crawford Room
Aug 6 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Wayne & Wingnut, a ventriloquist duo from Denver, will perform a series of summer reading shows for children at the Natrona County Library on Tuesday, August 6 at 1 and 3 p.m.; Wednesday, August 7 at 1 and 3 p.m.; and Thursday, August 8 at 10:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. Seating is limited, so plan to arrive early. Tickets will be handed out starting one hour prior to each performance. Call 577-7323 for more information.

Wayne & Wingnut @ Crawford Room
Aug 6 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Wayne & Wingnut, a ventriloquist duo from Denver, will perform a series of summer reading shows for children at the Natrona County Library on Tuesday, August 6 at 1 and 3 p.m.; Wednesday, August 7 at 1 and 3 p.m.; and Thursday, August 8 at 10:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. Seating is limited, so plan to arrive early. Tickets will be handed out starting one hour prior to each performance. Call 577-7323 for more information.

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.

StoryTime @ Crawford Room
Aug 7 @ 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.

Wayne & Wingnut @ Crawford Room
Aug 7 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Wayne & Wingnut, a ventriloquist duo from Denver, will perform a series of summer reading shows for children at the Natrona County Library on Tuesday, August 6 at 1 and 3 p.m.; Wednesday, August 7 at 1 and 3 p.m.; and Thursday, August 8 at 10:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. Seating is limited, so plan to arrive early. Tickets will be handed out starting one hour prior to each performance. Call 577-7323 for more information.

Wayne & Wingnut @ Crawford Room
Aug 7 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Wayne & Wingnut, a ventriloquist duo from Denver, will perform a series of summer reading shows for children at the Natrona County Library on Tuesday, August 6 at 1 and 3 p.m.; Wednesday, August 7 at 1 and 3 p.m.; and Thursday, August 8 at 10:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. Seating is limited, so plan to arrive early. Tickets will be handed out starting one hour prior to each performance. Call 577-7323 for more information.

Aug
8
Thu
StoryTime @ Crawford Room
Aug 8 @ 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.

Wayne & Wingnut @ Crawford Room
Aug 8 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am

Wayne & Wingnut, a ventriloquist duo from Denver, will perform a series of summer reading shows for children at the Natrona County Library on Tuesday, August 6 at 1 and 3 p.m.; Wednesday, August 7 at 1 and 3 p.m.; and Thursday, August 8 at 10:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. Seating is limited, so plan to arrive early. Tickets will be handed out starting one hour prior to each performance. Call 577-7323 for more information.

Wayne & Wingnut @ Crawford Room
Aug 8 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Wayne & Wingnut, a ventriloquist duo from Denver, will perform a series of summer reading shows for children at the Natrona County Library on Tuesday, August 6 at 1 and 3 p.m.; Wednesday, August 7 at 1 and 3 p.m.; and Thursday, August 8 at 10:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. Seating is limited, so plan to arrive early. Tickets will be handed out starting one hour prior to each performance. Call 577-7323 for more information.

4teens @ 4: DIY Dry Erase Boards @ Crawford Room
Aug 8 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

The Natrona County Library will host a summer reading program for teens entering grades 7-12 on Thursday, August 8 at 4 p.m. in the Crawford Room. Teens will make dry erase boards using picture frames, decorative paper, and embellishments. Use them to showcase your creative side or maybe even keep track of your busy schedule! All supplies provided at no cost. Call 577-7323 for more information.

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
9
Fri
Adult Coloring Club @ Crawford Room
Aug 9 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Stop by the Natrona County Library’s Crawford Room anytime between 2 and 5 p.m. on Friday, August 9 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.

Aug
10
Sat
Paws to Read: StoryTime with Therapy Dogs of Casper @ Crawford Room
Aug 10 @ 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.

Paws to Read: StoryTime with Therapy Dogs of Casper @ Crawford Room
Aug 10 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am

In need of furry snuggles from some four-legged friends? Dogs and handlers will attend StoryTime on the second Saturday of every 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. Call 577-7323 for more information.