UPCOMING PROGRAMS

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
6
Fri
Leatherworking: Christmas Ornaments @ Creation Station
Dec 6 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Learn to make a festive leather ornament using the Natrona County Library’s leather working equipment on Friday, December 6 at 2 pm in the Creation Station. This class will involve: cutting, gluing, skiving, stitching, and setting rivets and grommets. Register online at bit.ly/LthrX-MasOrn. 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.

Dec
9
Mon
Sewing Project: Gift Bag @ Creation Station
Dec 9 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Drop by the Natrona County Library’s Creation Station any time between 5 and 7 pm on Monday, December 9 to learn how to make a festive holiday gift bag 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.

Dec
17
Tue
Cricut Project: Holiday Treat Boxes @ Creation Station
Dec 17 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Oftentimes, the best gifts are the ones that are homemade and come from the heart. Do you have a world-famous Christmas cookie recipe? Learn how to make special packaging for your cookies or other confectionary so you can gift your goodies to everyone this holiday season. Drop by the Library any time between 5pm and 7pm on December 17 to make personalized treat boxes on the Cricut machine in the Library’s Creation Station. All supplies provided at no cost. Call 577-7323 for more information.

Dec
21
Sat
3D Printer Intro and Demo @ Creation Station
Dec 21 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Patrons of all ages are invited to learn about the Natrona County Library’s 3D printer on Saturday, December 21 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.

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
4
Sat
Leatherworking: Basic Tooling @ Creation Station
Jan 4 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Learn basic leather tooling techniques while creating your own leather coaster using the Natrona County Library’s leatherworking equipment on Saturday, January 4 at 1 pm in the Creation Station. Register online at bit.ly/leather1420. 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.

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
16
Thu
4Teens @4: DIY Drink Cups @ Creation Station
Jan 16 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

The Natrona County Library will host a craft program for teens in grades 7–12 on Thursday, January 16 at 4 pm in the Creation Station. Using our makerspace’s Cricut Maker vinyl cutter, teens will get to customize and make their own DIY drink cuts. Limited to 20 teens: first come, first served. All supplies provided at no cost. Call 577-7323 for more information.

Jan
21
Tue
3D Printer Intro and Demo @ Creation Station
Jan 21 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Patrons of all ages are invited to learn about the Natrona County Library’s 3D printer on Tuesday, January 21 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
31
Fri
Sewing Project: Ear Bud Pouch @ Creation Station
Jan 31 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Join us at the Natrona County Library’s Creation Station at 2 pm on Friday, January 31 to learn how to make your very own customized ear bud pouch using the Library’s sewing machines, and never lose track of your tiny wireless headphones again. All supplies provided at no cost. Sign up at bit.ly/sewing131. Limit of 15 adult 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.

Feb
1
Sat
February DIY Challenge: Warm Heart Coffee Cozy @ Creation Station
Feb 1 – Feb 29 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 February’s DIY challenge: sweet Valentine-inspired cozies for keeping your coffee and tea warm and “cozy.” 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.

Feb
5
Wed
Carvey: Intro to Easel and Project Demo @ Tech Center
Feb 5 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Patrons of all ages are invited to learn about the Natrona County Library’s Carvey, a 3D carving machine, and the easy-to-use software that can help you create designs for 3D carving, Easel. The intro and demo will be held on Wednesday, February 5 at 5 pm in the Creation Station. A staff member will first provide an overview in our Tech Center, followed by a demonstration in the Creation Station. The Carvey 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.

Feb
6
Thu
Cricut Intro and Demo @ Creation Station
Feb 6 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

If you are an avid crafter or enjoy DIY, you should know about the Cricut Maker. The Cricut is a cutting machine that helps makes all your crafting projects a breeze. Learn how to use the Cricut and about all your project possibilities using the Cricut Design Space. The intro and demo will be held on Thursday, February 6 at 6 pm in the Creation Station. A staff member will provide an overview and demonstration. The Cricut 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.

Feb
12
Wed
Cricut Project: Love is in the Air Deco @ Creation Station
Feb 12 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Fill your walls (or the walls of your loved ones) with romantic and heart-filled decorations this Valentine’s Day. Join us Wednesday, February 12 at 2 pm in the Creation Station for a fun craft program. Using the Cricut machine, we will be cutting paper to make 3D elements to adorn a “love”ly wall hanging. Sign up at bit.ly/cricutLIITA. Limit of 15 adult participants. Call 577-7323 for more information.

Feb
13
Thu
4Teens @4: Sphero Challenge @ Creation Station
Feb 13 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

The Natrona County Library will host a fun and challenging technology program for teens in grades 7–12 on Thursday, February 13 at 4 pm in the Creation Station. Teens can try their hand at controlling and navigating the Library’s very own robotic Sphero through mazes and obstacles. All supplies provided at no cost. Call 577-7323 for more information.

Feb
18
Tue
3D Printer Intro and Demo @ Creation Station
Feb 18 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Patrons of all ages are invited to learn about the Natrona County Library’s 3D printer on Tuesday, February 18 at 4 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.

Feb
22
Sat
Leatherworking: Small Valet Tray @ Creation Station
Feb 22 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Are you prone to losing your keys, wallet, spare change, earrings, or maybe even your mind? Learn how to make a small leather valet tray to keep your life organized using the Natrona County Library’s leatherworking equipment on Saturday, February 22 at 1 pm in the Creation Station. We can’t promise it will help with your mental health, though… Register online at bit.ly/LWvalet. All supplies provided at no cost. Limit of 8 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.

 

Feb
29
Sat
Sewing Project: Zip It Up Pouch @ Creation Station
Feb 29 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Join us at the Natrona County Library’s Creation Station at 2 pm on Saturday, February 29 to learn how to make your very own customized Zip It Up coin pouch using either the Library’s sewing machines or sewing by hand. This fun tetrahedron-shaped coin purse is made from 2 simple materials—fabric and zipper. Sign up at bit.ly/zip-coin. Limit of 10 adult 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.

Mar
9
Mon
Cricut Project: Nail Art Stickers @ Creation Station
Mar 9 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

There’s no need to shell out cash just to have a fun manicure! In fact, for $0 you can use our Cricut machine to make some fun nail stickers for sprucing up your claws. Join us at the Library in our Creation Station on Monday, March 9 any time between 6 and 7 pm for this fashionable craft program. These effortlessly easy nail stickers are also perfect for sharing and/or gifting. 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.

Mar
11
Wed
Tinkercad for 3D Printing @ Tech Center
Mar 11 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Patrons of all ages are invited to join us for a Tinkercad class Wednesday, March 11 at 5 pm in the Library’s Tech Center. 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. This program is free and open to the public. Call 577-7323 for more information.

Mar
12
Thu
4Teens @4: Makey Makey @ Creation Station
Mar 12 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Have you ever played Mario on Play-Doh, or piano on a banana? The Makey Makey is an invention tool that transforms everyday objects by connecting them to computer programs and processes. The Natrona County Library will host an inventive technology program for teens in grades 7–12 on Thursday, March 12 at 4 pm in the Creation Station where teens can try their hand at clipping the Makey Makey onto a number of different objects and turning them into wild and wacky inventions. All supplies provided at no cost. Call 577-7323 for more information.