UPCOMING PROGRAMS

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
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
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
25
Wed
StoryTime @ Crawford Room
Sep 25 @ 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.

Sewing Project: Hanging Organizer @ Creation Station
Sep 25 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Learn to make a hanging organizer using the Natrona County Library’s sewing machines on Wednesday, September 25 at 2 p.m. in the Creation Station. Register online at bit.ly/2yNmGeR. 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.

Afterschool at the Library: Not a Box @ Crawford Room
Sep 25 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

The Natrona County Library is hosting a craft program for students in grades K-5 on Wednesday, September 25 at 4 p.m. Inspired by the book “Not a Box” by Antoinette Portis, students will have a snack, read the book, and then use their imaginations to take any shape or size of box and turn it into something spectacular. All supplies provided at no cost. Call 577-7323 for more information.

Sep
26
Thu
Wyoming History Series @ Crawford Room
Sep 26 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

The Natrona County Historical Society, in partnership with the Natrona County Library, will hold a Wyoming History Series discussion on Thursday, September 26 at 6:30 p.m. at the Natrona County Library. The specific topic for this month’s discussion is yet to be determined, but is sure to be a blast from Wyoming’s past. Call 577-7323 for more information.

Sep
27
Fri
Tinkercad for 3D Printing @ Tech Center
Sep 27 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

The Natrona County Library will offer a Tinkercad class on Friday, September 27 at 2 p.m. Tinkercad is an easy-to-learn web application for 3D design that you can use to build your own 3D creation. Design from home, then print in our Creation Station! Library staff will provide a quick tour of the user interface, buttons, and tools available in Tinkercad. Call 577-7323 for more information.

Sep
28
Sat
StoryTime @ Crawford Room
Sep 28 @ 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.

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.

Sep
30
Mon
Tween Book Club: “Breaking Stalin’s Nose” by Eugene Yelchin @ Crawford Room
Sep 30 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

The Natrona County Library’s Tween Book Club will meet on Monday, September 30 at 4 p.m. Children in grades 4-6 will discuss “Breaking Stalin’s Nose” by Eugene Yelchin. Please register in advance by calling 577-7323, or sign up when you stop by the Children’s Department to pick up a copy of this month’s book.

Power Your Job Search with Google @ Tech Center
Sep 30 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

The Natrona County Library is partnering with Google on Monday, September 30 at 6 p.m. to teach patrons how to discover and keep track of job opportunities on Google Search. Register online at bit.ly/2Tk6g79 for this free workshop where you will learn how to use the collaborative tools of G Suite and Google Search to enhance your job search experience. Call 577-7323 for more information.

Oct
1
Tue
Monthly DIY Challenge: Foam Stamped Stationery @ Creation Station
Oct 1 – Oct 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 October’s DIY challenge: foam stamped stationery. 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.

Reading the West Book Club: “American Wolf: A True Story of Survival and Obsession in the West” by Nate Blakeslee @ Fort Caspar
Oct 1 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

The Natrona County Library and Fort Caspar Museum’s monthly Reading the West Book Club will meet on Tuesday, October 1 from 6:30 to 7:30 pm. at Fort Caspar to discuss “American Wolf: A True Story of Survival and Obsession in the West” by Nate Blakeslee. Stop by the library’s second floor desk to register and pick up a copy. Call 577-7323 for more information.

Oct
2
Wed
StoryTime @ Crawford Room
Oct 2 @ 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: Pumpkin Art @ Crawford Room
Oct 2 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

To kick-off the spookiest month of the year, The Natrona County Library is hosting a pumpkin-themed arts & crafts program for students in grades K–6 on Wednesday, October 2 at 4 pm.  All supplies and snacks will be provided at no cost. Call 577-7323 for more information.

Oct
3
Thu
Hanging Fall Decorations @ Creation Station
Oct 3 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

The Natrona County Library will offer two opportunities to create your own hanging fall decorations on Thursday, October 3 at both 10 am and 3 pm in the Creation Station. There is a limit of 10 participants per class, and you can sign up at bit.ly/falldecor1 or bit.ly/falldecor2. Using the Cricut machine, patrons will be making a mixed-media hanging pumpkin that showcases the variety of tasks the Circuit machine can accomplish. Patrons will need to use many different materials to create the decor, resulting in a finished piece that is both unique and personalized. Call 577-7323 for more information.

Hanging Fall Decorations @ Creation Station
Oct 3 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm

The Natrona County Library will offer two opportunities to create your own hanging fall decorations on Thursday, October 3 at both 10 am and 3 pm in the Creation Station. There is a limit of 10 participants per class, and you can sign up at bit.ly/falldecor1 or bit.ly/falldecor2. Using the Cricut machine, patrons will be making a mixed-media hanging pumpkin that showcases the variety of tasks the Circuit machine can accomplish. Patrons will need to use many different materials to create the decor, resulting in a finished piece that is both unique and personalized. Call 577-7323 for more information.

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
5
Sat
StoryTime @ Crawford Room
Oct 5 @ 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.

Halloween Cardmaking Workshop @ Crawford Room
Oct 5 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Have a hankering for scaring your friends and family via the US Postal Service? Then have we got the craft program for you! Stop by the Natrona County Library to learn to make your very own spooky Halloween greeting cards on Saturday, October 5 at 2 pm in the Crawford Room. Register online for the adult program at bit.ly/octcards. All supplies provided at no cost. Limit of 30 participants. Call 577-7323 for more information.

Oct
7
Mon
Tween Monday: Monster Wobblebots @ Crawford Room
Oct 7 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

The Natrona County Library will host a STEAM-related craft program for students in grades 4–6 on Monday, October 7 at 4 pm. Students will make their own wobblebots and decorate them like scary Halloween monsters. Wobblebots are DIY battery-powered robots that move and “wobble” thanks to circuitry and creative thinking! All supplies provided at no cost. Call 577-7323 for more information.

Oct
8
Tue
3D Printer Intro and Demo @ Creation Station
Oct 8 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Learn about the Natrona County Library’s 3D printer on Tuesday, October 8 at 3 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.

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
9
Wed
StoryTime @ Crawford Room
Oct 9 @ 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: Tissue Paper Painting @ Crawford Room
Oct 9 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

The Natrona County Library is hosting a fun tissue paper painting program for students in grades K–6 on Wednesday, October 9 at 4 pm. Using a fun and unique painting technique, students will make their creations by bleeding colors from tissue paper. All supplies and snacks will be provided at no cost. Call 577-7323 for more information.

Casper Business Series: “SEO Strategies to Rank Higher in Online Searches” presented by Hinge Studio Marketing & Communications @ Crawford Room
Oct 9 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Join us for the inaugural meeting of our new monthly Casper Business Series (presented in partnership with the Wyoming Women’s Business Center) on Wednesday, October 9 at 6 pm. This month’s workshop—”SEO Strategies to Rank Higher in Online Searches”—is presented by Hinge Studio Marketing & Communications. Help your business understand how Search Engine Optimization works and why it’s important, and learn strategies to help you rank higher in online searches. The Casper Business Series will meet the second Wednesday of every month at the Natrona County Library. Call 577-7323 for more information.

Oct
10
Thu
Books on Tap Book Club: “There There: A Novel” by Tommy Orange @ The Office Bar & Grill
Oct 10 @ 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 “There There: A Novel” by Tommy Orange on Thursday, October 10 at 6:30 pm at The Office Bar & Grill. Stop by the Library’s second floor desk to register and pick up your free copy of the book. Ages 21+. Call 577-7323 for more information.

Oct
11
Fri
Adult Coloring Club @ Crawford Room
Oct 11 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Stop by the Natrona County Library’s Crawford Room anytime between 2 and 5 pm on the second Friday of every month for our 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.