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
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.

Dec
27
Fri
School’s Out! Movie & Snacks @ Crawford Room
Dec 27 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Once the presents have all been opened and the wrapping paper balled up and thrown away, there’s still something to celebrate…. no school until the New Year! Students in grades K–6 are invited to join us the Friday after Christmas at 2 pm in the Crawford Room for a special no-school program with snacks and a movie about a mystery snow creature. All supplies and snacks provided at no cost. Call 577-7323 for more information on this program.

Dec
28
Sat
Family Afternoon at the Library: “Lion King” Sing-along @ Crawford Room
Dec 28 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Hakuna matata! Kids and their adults are invited to join us at the Natrona County Library on December 28 at 2 pm for a raucous afternoon of interactive movie-watching (of the musical kind). Escape the cold and travel to Africa with your feline friends in one of everyone’s favorite live-action remakes, “The Lion King”. Then join in as we–in between mouthfuls of popcorn–belt out all the words to some of mankind’s greatest musical interludes (can you tell that we’re a big fan of this movie?). Call 577-7323 for more information on this program and the movie that will be played.

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
Tween Monday: Chalkboard Slime @ Crawford Room
Jan 6 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

The Natrona County Library will host an ooey, gooey craft program for students in grades 4–6 on Monday, January 6 at 4 pm. Learn how to make your very own artsy chalkboard slime that will allow you to decorate and color the slime over and over again (just like a chalkboard)! All supplies provided at no cost. Call 577-7323 for more information.

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
8
Wed
StoryTime @ Crawford Room
Jan 8 @ 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: Make Your Own Fossils @ Crawford Room
Jan 8 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Even if your kids treat you like you’re an old fossil, we know that you’re actually really young at heart. To show those kids of yours just how un-fossil-like you are, join us at the Library on Wednesday, January 8 for a special program for students in grades K-6 where they can stamp shells and “dinosaur bones” into clay to make their own prehistoric archaeological finds! All supplies and snacks will be provided at no cost. Call 577-7323 for more information.

Jan
9
Thu
Dance Party StoryTime @ Crawford Room
Jan 9 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am

Join us every Thursday at 10:30 am for our BRAND NEW moving & grooving StoryTime Dance Party, complete with dancing, singing, flashing lights, and exciting interactive story-telling. Families with children ages 3 and up are invited to hop, bop, and stop by the Library for this awesome new StoryTime experience starting January 2020.

Jan
11
Sat
StoryTime @ Crawford Room
Jan 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.

Jan
13
Mon
Tween Monday: Dragon Eggs! @ Crawford Room
Jan 13 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

The Natrona County Library will host an fantastical and beastly craft program for students in grades 4–6 on Monday, January 13 at 4 pm. We’ll be making our very own dragon eggs out of clay, sequins, beads, papier mache eggs, magic, and imagination. All supplies provided at no cost. 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.

Jan
15
Wed
StoryTime @ Crawford Room
Jan 15 @ 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: Lego Mazes @ Crawford Room
Jan 15 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

We all know just how a-MAZE-ing Legos can be, so join us at the Natrona County Library for a fun build-your-own Lego marble maze program for students in grades K–6 on Wednesday, January 15 at 4 pm in the Crawford Room. All supplies and snacks will be provided at no cost. Call 577-7323 for more information.

Jan
16
Thu
Dance Party StoryTime @ Crawford Room
Jan 16 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am

Join us every Thursday at 10:30 am for our BRAND NEW moving & grooving StoryTime Dance Party, complete with dancing, singing, flashing lights, and exciting interactive story-telling. Families with children ages 3 and up are invited to hop, bop, and stop by the Library for this awesome new StoryTime experience starting January 2020.

Jan
18
Sat
StoryTime @ Crawford Room
Jan 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.

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
22
Wed
StoryTime @ Crawford Room
Jan 22 @ 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: Penguin Palooza @ Crawford Room
Jan 22 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

What’s a good way to break the ice? A chubby penguin! Students in grades K–6 are invited to join us on Wednesday, January 22 at 4 pm in the Crawford Room for a fun reading, snacking, and crafting program inspired by everyone’s favorite Antarctic flightless birds! All supplies and snacks will be provided at no cost. Call 577-7323 for more information.

Jan
23
Thu
Dance Party StoryTime @ Crawford Room
Jan 23 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am

Join us every Thursday at 10:30 am for our BRAND NEW moving & grooving StoryTime Dance Party, complete with dancing, singing, flashing lights, and exciting interactive story-telling. Families with children ages 3 and up are invited to hop, bop, and stop by the Library for this awesome new StoryTime experience starting January 2020.

Jan
25
Sat
StoryTime @ Crawford Room
Jan 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.

Family Afternoon at the Library: Rise of the Guardians Movie & “Jack Frost” Snowflake Craft @ Crawford Room
Jan 25 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

When children’s ability to believe in Santa Claus, the Easter bunny, and the tooth fairy is threatened by an evil boogeyman, a hero steps in to save the day… Jack Frost! Kids and their adults are invited to join us at the Natrona County Library on Saturday, January 25 at 2 pm for a fun afternoon of watching Rise of the Guardians and doing movie-themed cold-weather crafts. Call 577-7323 for more information on this program.

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Jan
27
Mon
Tween Book Club: “Sky Jumpers: Book 1” by Peggy Eddleman @ Crawford Room
Jan 27 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

In a post-World War III world, all hope of survival for one inventive town lies in the hands of a daring twelve-year-old. Children in grades 4–6 will discuss the first book in this adventurous chapter book series, “Sky Jumpers: Book 1” by Peggy Eddleman. Stop by the Children’s Department to pick up a free copy of this month’s book while supplies last. Call 577-7323 for more information.

Jan
29
Wed
StoryTime @ Crawford Room
Jan 29 @ 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: Dragon Bookmarks @ Crawford Room
Jan 29 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

While no one truly needs a dragon as a pet, I would bet that most people—if given the chance—would definitely choose to have a dragon as a pet, even if it meant their house burning down. Students in grades K–6 are invited to join us on Wednesday, January 29 at 4 pm in the Crawford Room to make their very own dragon bookmark that they can keep as a pet without endangering the structural integrity of their home. All supplies and snacks will be provided at no cost. Call 577-7323 for more information.

Jan
30
Thu
Dance Party StoryTime @ Crawford Room
Jan 30 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am

Join us every Thursday at 10:30 am for our BRAND NEW moving & grooving StoryTime Dance Party, complete with dancing, singing, flashing lights, and exciting interactive story-telling. Families with children ages 3 and up are invited to hop, bop, and stop by the Library for this awesome new StoryTime experience starting January 2020.

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.

StoryTime @ Crawford Room
Feb 1 @ 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.

Feb
3
Mon
Tween Monday: Good Luck Trees @ Crawford Room
Feb 3 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Join us as we make little trees to usher in spring and luck in the New Year! Throwing beans is part of the Japanese tradition of “Setsubun;” beans are used to chase away bad luck. We will be decorating glass jars with decorative duct tape and mini craft bags with washi tape, then we will fill the bags with beans and hang them from the branches of twigs–like little ornaments of good luck! The craft program for students in grades 4–6 will be held on Monday, February 3 at 4 pm at the Natrona County Library. All supplies provided at no cost. Call 577-7323 for more information.