UPCOMING PROGRAMS

January Programs Calendar

Sep
17
Tue
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
19
Thu
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.

Sep
21
Sat
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
24
Tue
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.

Sep
28
Sat
Family Afternoon at the Library: Books vs. Movies @ Crawford Room
Sep 28 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Parents, grandparents, caregivers, and their children are invited to join us for an exciting viewing and discussion at Natrona County Library on Saturday, September 28 at 2 p.m. We will read several picture books, watch the books’ corresponding short movies, and then compare and contrast. Which was better? What was different? What would you change? All supplies (and popcorn!) provided at no cost. Call 577-7323 for more information.

Oct
3
Thu
Teen Writers: Book Page Poetry @ Crawford Room
Oct 3 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Come check out the second installment of our new monthly Teen program, Teen Writers on Thursday October 3 at 4:00 pm in the Teen Zone. This month’s meeting will focus on book page poetry, and all teens in grades 7–12 are encouraged to come. Bring your notebook and pen, and come ready to write, share your writing, and listen to other writers.

Oct
8
Tue
Never Too Old Book Club: “Dread Nation” by Justina Ireland @ Metro Coffee Co.
Oct 8 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

A discussion of the NY Times bestseller, “Dread Nation” by Justina Ireland, will be held on Tuesday, October 8 at 6:30 pm 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.

Oct
17
Thu
4teens @ 4: Spooky Teen Movie & Caramel Apple Bar @ Crawford Room
Oct 17 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm

The Natrona County Library will host a fun Halloween program for teens in grades 7–12 on Thursday, October 17 at 4 pm in the Crawford Room.  Bring your appetite and a spooky spirit as we enjoy a teen Halloween movie, “Monster House,” about a house that’s so haunted, it’s alive; and a caramel apple bar with jack o’ lantern drinks. All supplies provided at no cost. Call 577-7323 for more information.

Oct
19
Sat
Afternoon Book Club: “A Tale Dark and Grimm” by Adam Gidwitz @ Metro Coffee Co.
Oct 19 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

An afternoon book club for teens, sponsored by the Natrona County Library, will be held on Saturday, October 19 at 2 pm at Metro Coffee Co. Teens will discuss “A Tale Dark and Grimm” by Adam Gidwitz. 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.

Oct
29
Tue
Teen Book Club: “Dry” by Neal Shusterman @ Metro Coffee Co.
Oct 29 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

A teen book club, sponsored by the Natrona County Library, will be held on Tuesday, October 29 at 6 pm at Metro Coffee Co. This month’s book is “Dry” by Neal Shusterman. 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.

Nov
1
Fri
School’s Out Movies: Disney’s Live-Action “Cinderella” @ Crawford Room
Nov 1 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
School’s Out Movies: Disney's Live-Action "Cinderella" @ Crawford Room

Ease your post-Halloween blues and take advantage of the day off from school with a Disney live-action movie marathon for kids in grades K-12! We’ll be binging living action Disney movies all day in the Crawford Room, with plenty of snacks and lots of fun. The movies will kick off at 10 am, 12:30 pm, and 3 pm, so plan to join for some or all. This event is free and open to the public. Call 577-7323 for more information.

10 am: Cinderella (PG)

12:30 pm: Aladdin (PG)

3 pm: Christopher Robin (PG)

School’s Out Movies: Disney’s Live Action “Aladdin” @ Crawford Room
Nov 1 @ 12:30 pm – 2:30 pm

Ease your post-Halloween blues and take advantage of the day off from school with a Disney live-action movie marathon for kids in grades K-12! We’ll be binging living action Disney movies all day in the Crawford Room, with plenty of snacks and lots of fun. The movies will kick off at 10 am, 12:30 pm, and 3 pm, so plan to join for some or all. This event is free and open to the public. Call 577-7323 for more information.

10 a.m. Cinderella (PG-1 hr 54 min)

12:30 p.m. Aladdin (PG-2 hr 9 min)

3 p.m. Christopher Robin (PG-1 hr 43 min)

School’s Out Movies: “Christopher Robin” @ Crawford Room
Nov 1 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Ease your post-Halloween blues and take advantage of the day off from school with a Disney live-action movie marathon for kids in grades K-12! We’ll be binging living action Disney movies all day in the Crawford Room, with plenty of snacks and lots of fun. The movies will kick off at 10 am, 12:30 pm, and 3 pm, so plan to join for some or all. This event is free and open to the public. Call 577-7323 for more information.

10 a.m. Cinderella (PG-1 hr 54 min)

12:30 p.m. Aladdin (PG-2 hr 9 min)

3 p.m. Christopher Robin (PG-1 hr 43 min)

Nov
7
Thu
Teen Writers: Write & Share @ Teen Zone
Nov 7 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Come check out the third installment of our new monthly Teen program, Teen Writers on Thursday November 7 at 4:00 pm in the Teen Zone. This month’s meeting will give students a chance to flex their writing skills and share their work with peers. All teens in grades 7–12 are encouraged to come. Bring your notebook and pen, and come ready to write, share your writing, and listen to other writers. Call 577-7323 for more information.

Nov
12
Tue
Never Too Old Book Club: “One of Us is Lying” by Karen McManus @ Metro Coffee Co.
Nov 12 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Never Too Old Book Club: “One of Us is Lying” by Karen McManus @ Metro Coffee Co.

A discussion of the award-winning contemporary, young adult, mystery/suspense novel, “One of Us is Lying” by Karen McManus, will be held on Tuesday, November 12 at 6:30 pm 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.

Nov
16
Sat
Afternoon Book Club: “Awkward” by Svetlana Chmakova @ Metro Coffee Co.
Nov 16 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Afternoon Book Club: “Awkward” by Svetlana Chmakova @ Metro Coffee Co.

An afternoon book club for teens, sponsored by the Natrona County Library, will be held on Saturday, November 16 at 2 pm at Metro Coffee Co. Teens will discuss “Awkward” by Svetlana Chmakova. 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.

Experience Virtual Reality @ Crawford Room
Nov 16 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Experience Virtual Reality @ Crawford Room

Immerse yourself in a new world by testing out the Natrona County Library’s virtual reality system on Saturday, November 16. Patrons of all ages are invited to stop by between 2 and 5 pm in the Crawford Room 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.

Nov
21
Thu
4teens @4: Autumn Paper Leaf Wreaths @ Crawford Room
Nov 21 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
4teens @4: Autumn Paper Leaf Wreaths @ Crawford Room

The Natrona County Library will host a fun fall-themed craft program for teens in grades 7–12 on Thursday, November 21 at 4 pm in the Crawford Room. Decorate for your Thanksgiving Day feast and express your gratitude with these handmade colorful paper wreaths. All supplies provided at no cost. Call 577-7323 for more information.

Nov
26
Tue
Teen Book Club: “Jackaby” by William Ritter @ Metro Coffee Co.
Nov 26 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Teen Book Club: "Jackaby” by William Ritter @ Metro Coffee Co.

A teen book club, sponsored by the Natrona County Library, will be held on Tuesday, November 26 at 6 pm at Metro Coffee Co. This month’s book is “Jackaby” by William Ritter. 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.

Dec
1
Sun
Monthly DIY Challenge: Bottle Brush Trees @ Creation Station
Dec 1 – Dec 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 December’s DIY challenge: festive holiday bottle brush trees made from unique materials such as yarn and cork. 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 or visit our website for more information.

Dec
5
Thu
Teen Writers: Book Page Ornament @ Teen Zone
Dec 5 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Come check out our new monthly Teen program, Teen Writers on Thursday December 5 at 4:00 pm in the Teen Zone. This month’s meeting will give students a chance to flex their writing skills and share their work with peers while also using magazines and books to cut out words to use for their handmade book page Christmas ornament. All teens in grades 7–12 are encouraged to come. Bring your notebook and pen, and come ready to craft, write, share your writing, and listen to other writers. Call 577-7323 for more information.

Dec
7
Sat
Hanging of the Greens, Pizza, and a Movie @ Teen Zone
Dec 7 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm

Teens in grades 7­–12 can get in the holiday spirit with a traditional hanging of the greens, followed by pizza and a movie (which are not necessarily a holiday tradition, but certainly SHOULD be). This festive program will be held on Saturday, December 7 at 10 am in the Library’s Teen Zone, with the hanging of the greens beginning at 10 am, followed by lunch and the movie at noon. All supplies and food provided at no cost. Call 577-7323 for more information.

Dec
10
Tue
Never Too Old Book Club: “LIFEL1K3” by Jay Kristoff @ Metro Coffee Co.
Dec 10 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

A discussion of “LIFEL1K3”, the first book in the dystopian YA series by Jay Kristoff, will be held on Tuesday, December 10 at 6:30 pm 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.

Dec
14
Sat
Afternoon Book Club: “The Giver” by Lois Lowry @ Metro Coffee Co.
Dec 14 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

An afternoon book club for teens, sponsored by the Natrona County Library, will be held on Saturday, December 14 at 2 pm at Metro Coffee Co. Teens will discuss the classic novel “The Giver” by Lois Lowry. 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.

Dec
17
Tue
Teen Book Club: “Wolf by Wolf” by Ryan Graudin @ Metro Coffee Co
Dec 17 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

A teen book club, sponsored by the Natrona County Library, will be held on Tuesday, December 17 at 6 pm at Metro Coffee Co. This month’s book is “Wolf by Wolf” by Ryan Graudin. 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.

Dec
19
Thu
4teens @4: Christmas Cookie Mix in a Jar @ Crawford Room
Dec 19 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

The Natrona County Library will host a fun and delicious holiday-themed craft program for teens in grades 7–12 on Thursday, December 19 at 4 pm in the Crawford Room. Teens will be able to give the gift of Christmas in a jar with this adorable Christmas Cookie Mix in a Jar craft, complete with everyone’s favorite chocolate morsel, M&M’s! All supplies provided at no cost. Call 577-7323 for more information.

Jan
1
Wed
January DIY Challenge: T-Shirt Bag @ Creation Station
Jan 1 – Jan 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 January’s DIY challenge: multi-purpose and customized t-shirt bags. 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.Image result for diy t-shirt bag

Jan
6
Mon
3D Printer Intro and Demo @ Creation Station
Jan 6 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Patrons of all ages are invited to learn about the Natrona County Library’s 3D printer on Monday, January 6 at 6 pm 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.

Jan
9
Thu
Teen Writers: Write & Share @ Teen Zone
Jan 9 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Come check out our monthly Teen program, Teen Writers on Thursday January 9 at 4:00 pm in the Teen Zone. This month’s meeting will give students a chance to flex their writing skills and share their work with peers. All teens in grades 7–12 are encouraged to come. Bring your notebook and pen, and come ready to write, share your writing, and listen to other writers. Call 577-7323 for more information.

Jan
14
Tue
Experience Virtual Reality @ Crawford Room
Jan 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, January 14. Patrons of all ages are invited to stop by between 4 and 7 pm in the Crawford Room 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.