UPCOMING PROGRAMS

November 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.

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.

Oct
21
Mon
Tween Monday: Creepy DIY Candles @ Crawford Room
Oct 21 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

The Natrona County Library will host a craft program for students in grades 4–6 on Monday, October 21 at 4 pm. Students will learn how to make their own creepy DIY candles that they can use to illuminate their trick-or-treating on Halloween night. All supplies provided at no cost. Call 577-7323 for more information.

Oct
22
Tue
StoryTime: TinyTots @ Crawford Room
Oct 22 @ 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
Oct 22 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
Writers' Bloc @ Crawford Room

The Natrona County Library’s Writers’ Bloc will meet the 4th Tuesday of every month in the Crawford Room. 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 pm, 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.

Oct
23
Wed
Tinkercad for 3D Printing @ Tech Center
Oct 23 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

The Natrona County Library will offer a Tinkercad class Wednesday, October 23 at 10 am in the Creation Station. 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.

StoryTime @ Crawford Room
Oct 23 @ 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: DIY Trick-or-Treat Bags @ Crawford Room
Oct 23 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

The Natrona County Library is hosting a trick-or-treating craft program for students in grades K–6 on Wednesday, October 23 at 4 pm. Students will make and decorate their own uniquely festive trick-or-treat bags to use on Halloween night as they tear through the neighborhood collecting all the candy. All supplies provided at no cost. Call 577-7323 for more information.

Oct
24
Thu
StoryTime @ Crawford Room
Oct 24 @ 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.

Wyoming History Series: Standard Oil Homes @ Crawford Room
Oct 24 @ 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, October 24 at 6:30 pm at the Natrona County Library. This month’s presenter will be discussing Standard Oil Homes—the historic homes in Casper that were built to house the huge influx of oil workers during the Standard Refinery’s boom period of the early 1900’s. This program is free and open to the public. Call 577-7323 for more information.

Oct
25
Fri
Sewing Project: Wrist Strap Keychain @ Creation Station
Oct 25 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Drop by the Natrona County Library’s Creation Station any time between 2 and 4 pm on Friday, October 25 to learn how to make a cool wrist strap keychain using the Library’s sewing machines. 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.

Oct
26
Sat
Leather Working: Keychains @ Creation Station
Oct 26 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Learn to make a snazzy leather keychain using the Natrona County Library’s leather working equipment on Saturday, October 26 at 10 am in the Creation Station. This class will involve: cutting, gluing, skiving, stitching, and setting rivets and grommets. Register online at bit.ly/keychainleather. 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.

Spooky StoryTime @ Crawford Room
Oct 26 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am

Come to the Natrona County Library dressed in your Halloween costumes for a very special storytime and craft on Saturday, October 26 at 10:30 am. For children aged 3 and up, the Library’s weekly Saturday storytime will take a spooky turn as we read, dance, and craft our way to the most ghoulish night of the year… Halloween! All supplies provided at no cost. Call 577-7323 for more information.

StoryTime @ Crawford Room
Oct 26 @ 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: Gingerbread Haunted Houses @ Crawford Room
Oct 26 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

When you think of gingerbread houses, are you reminded of Halloween? If not, then you’re about to be!  Parents, grandparents, caregivers, and their children are invited to join us for a deliciously spooky haunted-gingerbread-house program at Natrona County Library on Saturday, October 26 at 2 pm. All supplies provided at no cost. Call 577-7323 for more information.

Oct
28
Mon
Tween Book Club: “Small Spaces” by Katherine Arden @ Crawford Room
Oct 28 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Come ready for some spooks and scares! The Natrona County Library’s Tween Book Club will meet on Monday, October 28 at 4 pm. Children in grades 4–6 will discuss the spine-tingling novel “Small Spaces” by Katherine Arden. Stop by the Children’s Department to pick up a copy of this month’s ghoulishly good book while supplies last, or call 577-7323 for more information.

‘Til Death Due You Part Book Club: “From Here to Eternity: Traveling the World to Find the Good Death” by Caitlin Doughty @ Crawford Room
Oct 28 @ 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, October 28 at 6 pm at the Library. 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. October’s title is “From Here to Eternity: Traveling the World to Find the Good Death” by Caitlin Doughty. Stop by the Library’s second floor desk to register and pick up a copy. Call 577-7323 for more information.

Oct
29
Tue
Drawing with Colored Pencils, with Lynn Jones @ Crawford Room
Oct 29 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

The Natrona County Library is hosting a “Drawing with Colored Pencils” workshop on Tuesday, October 29 at 4 pm. Taught by local artist, Lynn Jones, patrons will learn about the different techniques and tools for drawing with colored pencils. Free and open to adults of all skill levels. Limit of 12 participants. Register online at bit.ly/ncldrawing. All supplies provided at no cost.

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.

Oct
30
Wed
Embroidery Machine: Intro & Demo @ Creation Station
Oct 30 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Have you been dying to enhance your clothing with cool embroidered logos and designs? Then stop by the Natrona County Library’s Creation Station on October 30 at 10 am to learn more about their embroidery machine and how it works. 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: Halloween Party @ Crawford Room
Oct 30 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

The Natrona County Library is hosting a festive and raucous Halloween party for students in grades K–6 on Wednesday, October 30 at 4 pm. Students are encouraged to come prepared for a ghoulishly good time dressed in their Halloween costumes. All supplies provided at no cost. Call 577-7323 for more information.

Oct
31
Thu
3D Printer Intro and Demo @ Creation Station
Oct 31 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Learn about the Natrona County Library’s 3D printer on Thursday, October 31 at 2 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.

Nov
1
Fri
Monthly DIY Challenge: Key Fobs @ Creation Station
Nov 1 – Nov 30 all-day
Monthly DIY Challenge: Key Fobs @ Creation Station

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 November’s DIY challenge: awesome key fob keychains. 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.

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)

Learn Google Drive @ Tech Center
Nov 1 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm

The Natrona County Library will offer a Google Drive class Friday, November 1 at 3 pm in the Tech Center. Google Drive is a file storage and synchronization service that allows users to create, collaborate, share, and store their files across all of their devices. Library staff will provide a quick tour of the user interface, buttons, and tools available in Google Drive. Call 577-7323 for more information.

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
2
Sat
StoryTime @ Crawford Room
Nov 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.

Thanksgiving Cardmaking Workshop @ Crawford Room
Nov 2 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

It’s the time of year to stop and give thanks, so why not show your appreciation through handmade Thanksgiving cards? Stop by the Natrona County Library to learn to make your very own seasonal greeting cards on Saturday, November 2 at 2 pm in the Crawford Room. Register online for the adult program at bit.ly/thxcards. All supplies provided at no cost. Limit of 30 participants. Call 577-7323 for more information.

Nov
4
Mon
Tween Monday: Gratitude Leaves @ Crawford Room
Nov 4 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Tween Monday: Gratitude Leaves @ Crawford Room

The Natrona County Library will host a Fall-themed craft program for students in grades 4–6 on Monday, November 4 at 4 pm. Transform marbled clay leaves into gratitude leaf ornaments for your thankful tree, wreath, or garland. This craft is an easy way to create an attitude of gratitude in your home this Thanksgiving. All supplies provided at no cost. Call 577-7323 for more information.