UPCOMING PROGRAMS

September Programs Calendar

Sep
9
Mon
One Book Wyoming: Hemingway’s “In Our Time” @ Reference
Sep 9 @ 10:13 pm – Oct 23 @ 11:13 pm

Beginning Tuesday, September 3, patrons can pick up their copy of this year’s One Book Wyoming. One Book Wyoming invites all of Wyoming to read and talk about a single book or author. In conjunction with Sheridan College and Wyoming Humanities’ multi-year National Endowment for the Humanities grant, “Creating Humanities Communities along the Hemingway Highway”, the Wyoming State Library and Wyoming Humanities have selected Hemingway’s first short story collection, “In Our Time,” as 2019’s One Book Wyoming.

The Natrona County Library will host Hemingway expert, Charles Fournier, for an “In Our Time” book discussion and a talk about Hemingway’s connection to Wyoming next month on October 19. Stop by the library to pick up your free copy of the book. Call 577-7323 for more information.

Sep
11
Wed
StoryTime @ Crawford Room
Sep 11 @ 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.

Afterschool at the Library: Monster Blow Paintings @ Crawford Room
Sep 11 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

The Natrona County Library is hosting a fun blow painting art program for students in grades K-5 on Wednesday, September 11 at 4 p.m. Taking inspiration from the book “Monsters Love Colors” by Mike Austin, students will use paint and their imagination to make wacky and colorful monster art. All supplies provided at no cost. Call 577-7323 for more information.

Sep
12
Thu
StoryTime @ Crawford Room
Sep 12 @ 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.

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

Learn about the Natrona County Library’s 3D printer on Thursday, September 12 at 11 a.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.

Sep
13
Fri
Adult Coloring Club @ Crawford Room
Sep 13 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Stop by the Natrona County Library’s Crawford Room anytime between 2 and 5 p.m. on Friday, September 13 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.

Sep
14
Sat
Paws to Read: StoryTime with Therapy Dogs of Casper @ Crawford Room
Sep 14 @ 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 14 @ 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.

Craftastic Saturday: Harry Potter Patronus Frames @ Crawford Room
Sep 14 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

The Natrona County Library will host an adult crafting program on Saturday, September 14 at 2 p.m. Staff will demonstrate how to make Harry Potter patronus frames. All supplies provided at no cost. No registration required. First come, first served. Call 577-7323 for more information.

Sep
16
Mon
Tween Monday: Play Dough @ Crawford Room
Sep 16 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

The Natrona County Library will host a craft program for students in grades 4-6 on Monday, September 16 at 4 p.m. Students will make their own homemade and colorful play dough. All supplies provided at no cost. Call 577-7323 for more information.

Sep
17
Tue
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.

Author Talk & Signing: Craig Johnson @ Crawford Room
Sep 17 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm

The Natrona County Library, in partnership with Wind City Books, will be hosting Wyoming author Craig Johnson on Tuesday, September 17 at 12:30 p.m.  Johnson will discuss his newest release, “Land of Wolves,” and Wind City Books will have copies of the book available for purchase, which he will sign following his talk. The event is free and open to the public. Call 577-7323 for more information.

Virtual Reality Demo @ Crawford Room
Sep 17 @ 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, September 17. 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.

Sep
18
Wed
StoryTime @ Crawford Room
Sep 18 @ 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.

3D Printer Intro and Demo @ Creation Station
Sep 18 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Learn about the Natrona County Library’s 3D printer on Wednesday, September 18 at 2 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.

After School at the Library: M is for Mermaid @ Crawford Room
Sep 18 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

The Natrona County Library is hosting a fun mermaid program for students in grades K-5 on Wednesday, September 18 at 4 p.m. Embrace your inner mermaid or merman with under-the-sea snacks, stories, and crafts. All supplies provided at no cost. Call 577-7323 for more information.

Sep
19
Thu
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.

4teens @ 4: Sharpie Light Bulbs @ Crawford Room
Sep 19 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Did you know that if you draw on a light bulb with a sharpie, it will decorate the walls with your designs when illuminated? The Natrona County Library will host a sharpie light bulb craft program for teens entering grades 7-12 on Thursday, September 19 at 4 p.m. in the Crawford Room. All supplies provided at no cost. Call 577-7323 for more information.

Early Bird Sale @ Friends of the Library Area
Sep 19 @ 4:30 pm – 6:30 pm

$20 admission ticket required to attend. 55 tickets available. Tickets sold Tuesday, September 3 from 10 am until sold out. Items for sale include books in all genres, for all ages as well as movies, CDs, audiobooks, magazines, and more. All items are $2 or less each (excludes bag sales). Accepted payment methods include cash, local checks, and PayPal as well as credit and debit cards.

Genealogy Workshop: Ellis Island @ Crawford Room
Sep 19 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

The Natrona County Genealogy Society, in partnership with the Natrona County Library, will hold their monthly genealogy workshop the evening of Thursday, September 19 at the Natrona County Library. This month’s presenter, Genealogist Kathy Tarullo, will discuss Ellis Island. Call 577-7323 for more information.

Sep
20
Fri
Second Chance Sale @ Friends of the Library Area
Sep 20 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm

$10 admission ticket required to attend. 55 tickets available. Tickets sold Tuesday, September 3 from 10 am until sold out. Items for sale include books in all genres, for all ages as well as movies, CDs, audiobooks, magazines, and more. All items are $2 or less each (excludes bag sales). Accepted payment methods include cash, local checks, and PayPal as well as credit and debit cards.

Facebook Security @ Tech Center
Sep 20 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

The Natrona County Library will host a Facebook Security class on Friday, September 20 at 2 p.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.

Sep
21
Sat
Book Sale @ Friends of the Library Area
Sep 21 @ 9:30 am – 4:30 pm

Free and open to the public. Items for sale include books in all genres, for all ages as well as movies, CDs, audiobooks, magazines, and more. All items are $2 or less each (excludes bag sales). Accepted payment methods include cash, local checks, and PayPal as well as credit and debit cards.

StoryTime @ Crawford Room
Sep 21 @ 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: “Small Spaces” by Katherine Arden @ Metro Coffee Co.
Sep 21 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

An afternoon book club for teens, sponsored by the Natrona County Library, will be held on Saturday, September 21 at 2 p.m. at Metro Coffee Co. Teens will discuss “Small Spaces” by Katherine Arden. The group is open to students in grades 7-8, and new members are always welcome. Teens 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.

Sep
23
Mon
Cloud Library @ Tech Center
Sep 23 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm

The Natrona County Library will offer a Downloading eBooks with Cloud Library class on Monday, September 23, from 3 to 4 p.m. Library staff will show patrons how to download eBooks for free with Cloud Library’s mobile app. Call 577-7323 for more information.

Tween Monday: Ink Art @ Crawford Room
Sep 23 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

The Natrona County Library will host a craft program for students in grades 4-6 on Monday, September 23 at 4 p.m. Students will learn how to work with alcohol ink to make beautiful ceramic dishes. All supplies provided at no cost. Call 577-7323 for more information.

Sep
24
Tue
StoryTime: TinyTots @ Crawford Room
Sep 24 @ 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.

Writers’ Bloc @ Crawford Room
Sep 24 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm

The Natrona County Library’s Writers’ Bloc will meet Tuesday, September 24 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 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.

Teen Book Club: “Make Your Bed: Little Things That Can Change Your Life… And Maybe the World” by Admiral William H. McRaven @ Metro Coffee Co.
Sep 24 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

A teen book club, sponsored by the Natrona County Library, will be held on Tuesday, September 24 at 6 p.m. at Metro Coffee Co. This month’s book is “Make Your Bed: Little Things That Can Change Your Life… And Maybe the World” by Admiral William H. McRaven. 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.