UPCOMING PROGRAMS

September Programs Calendar

Sep
3
Tue
StoryTime: TinyTots @ Crawford Room
Sep 3 @ 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.

Reading the West Book Club: “Halfbreed: The Remarkable True Story of George Bent–Caught Between the Worlds of the Indian and the White Man” by David F. Halaas @ Fort Caspar
Sep 3 @ 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, September 3 from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. at Fort Caspar to discuss “Halfbreed: The Remarkable True Story of George Bent–Caught Between the Worlds of the Indian and the White Man” by David F. Halaas. Stop by the library’s second floor desk to register and pick up a copy. Call 577-7323 for more information.

Sep
4
Wed
Wednesday Writers @ Main Floor
Sep 4 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

The Natrona County Library’s monthly Wednesday Writers group will meet on September 4 at 10 a.m. Open to all writers—from those just picking up a pencil through published authors—offering encouragement, inspiration, and motivation. Please join us for feedback, critiquing, and general discussion. If you’d like, bring some of your writing to share with the group. Call 577-7323 for more information.

StoryTime @ Crawford Room
Sep 4 @ 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 Challenge @ Crawford Room
Sep 4 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

The Natrona County Library is hosting a Lego Challenge for students in grades K-5 on Wednesday, September 4 at 4 p.m. Students will use library-provided bricks to build their most fantastical Lego creations during this time. All supplies provided at no cost. Call 577-7323 for more information.

Sep
5
Thu
Facebook 101 @ Tech Center
Sep 5 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am

The Natrona County Library will offer a Facebook 101 class on Thursday, September 5 at 10:30 a.m. in the Tech Center. Library staff will provide an overview of Facebook basics. Please come prepared with your account login information. Call 577-7323 for more information.

StoryTime @ Crawford Room
Sep 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.

Casper Art Walk: Fall Owl @ Natrona County Library
Sep 5 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Stop by the Natrona County Library anytime between 5 and 7 p.m. during the Casper Art Walk on Thursday, September 5 to celebrate the end of summer by making fall owl decor. All supplies provided at no cost. Call 577-7323 for more information.

Sep
7
Sat
StoryTime @ Crawford Room
Sep 7 @ 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.

Leather Working: Minimalist Card Wallet @ Creation Station
Sep 7 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Learn to make a minimalist card wallet using the Natrona County Library’s leather working equipment on Saturday, September 7 at 2 p.m. in the Creation Station. Register online at bit.ly/2YCLy8b. 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.

Sep
9
Mon
Libby @ Tech Center
Sep 9 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm

The Natrona County Library will offer a Libby class on Monday, September 9 from 3 to 4 p.m. Library staff will demonstrate how to download eBooks and eAudiobooks using the Libby mobile app, an eContent service provided by the Natrona County Library. Call 577-7323 for more information.

Tween Monday: Pom Pom Pets @ Crawford Room
Sep 9 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

The Natrona County Library will host a craft program for students in grades 4-6 on Monday, September 9 at 4 p.m. Students will make a new pet for themselves – luckily they will be made of pom poms and won’t require feeding or walking. All supplies provided at no cost. Call 577-7323 for more information.

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
10
Tue
StoryTime: TinyTots @ Crawford Room
Sep 10 @ 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.

Never Too Old Book Club: “Hope Nation: YA Authors Share Personal Moments of Inspiration” edited by Rose Brock @ Metro Coffee Co.
Sep 10 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

A discussion of the collection of young adult essays, “Hope Nation: YA Authors Share Personal Moments of Inspiration” edited by Rose Brock, will be held on Tuesday, September 10 at 6:30 p.m. 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.

Sep
11
Wed
StoryTime @ Crawford Room
Sep 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.

Afterschool at the Library: Monster Blow Paintings @ Crawford Room
Sep 11 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

The Natrona County Library is hosting a fun blow painting art program for students in grades K-5 on Wednesday, September 11 at 4 p.m. Taking inspiration from the book “Monsters Love Colors” by Mike Austin, students will use paint and their imagination to make wacky and colorful monster art. All supplies provided at no cost. Call 577-7323 for more information.

Sep
12
Thu
StoryTime @ Crawford Room
Sep 12 @ 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.

3D Printer Intro and Demo @ Creation Station
Sep 12 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

Learn about the Natrona County Library’s 3D printer on Thursday, September 12 at 11 a.m. 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.

Sep
13
Fri
Adult Coloring Club @ Crawford Room
Sep 13 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Stop by the Natrona County Library’s Crawford Room anytime between 2 and 5 p.m. on Friday, September 13 for 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.

Sep
14
Sat
Paws to Read: StoryTime with Therapy Dogs of Casper @ Crawford Room
Sep 14 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am

Paws to Read with a furry friend! Dogs and handlers will attend StoryTime on the second Saturday of each month at 10:30 a.m. at the Natrona County Library. Children can sit with therapy dogs during StoryTime and spend time reading with them before and after the program. All dogs are certified and licensed through Therapy Dogs of Casper.

StoryTime @ Crawford Room
Sep 14 @ 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.

Craftastic Saturday: Harry Potter Patronus Frames @ Crawford Room
Sep 14 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

The Natrona County Library will host an adult crafting program on Saturday, September 14 at 2 p.m. Staff will demonstrate how to make Harry Potter patronus frames. All supplies provided at no cost. No registration required. First come, first served. Call 577-7323 for more information.

Sep
16
Mon
Tween Monday: Play Dough @ Crawford Room
Sep 16 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

The Natrona County Library will host a craft program for students in grades 4-6 on Monday, September 16 at 4 p.m. Students will make their own homemade and colorful play dough. All supplies provided at no cost. Call 577-7323 for more information.

Sep
17
Tue
StoryTime: TinyTots @ Crawford Room
Sep 17 @ 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.

Author Talk & Signing: Craig Johnson @ Crawford Room
Sep 17 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm

The Natrona County Library, in partnership with Wind City Books, will be hosting Wyoming author Craig Johnson on Tuesday, September 17 at 12:30 p.m.  Johnson will discuss his newest release, “Land of Wolves,” and Wind City Books will have copies of the book available for purchase, which he will sign following his talk. The event is free and open to the public. Call 577-7323 for more information.

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
18
Wed
StoryTime @ Crawford Room
Sep 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.

3D Printer Intro and Demo @ Creation Station
Sep 18 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Learn about the Natrona County Library’s 3D printer on Wednesday, September 18 at 2 p.m. 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.

After School at the Library: M is for Mermaid @ Crawford Room
Sep 18 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

The Natrona County Library is hosting a fun mermaid program for students in grades K-5 on Wednesday, September 18 at 4 p.m. Embrace your inner mermaid or merman with under-the-sea snacks, stories, and crafts. All supplies provided at no cost. Call 577-7323 for more information.