UPCOMING PROGRAMS

January Programs Calendar

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.

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.

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.

Feb
4
Tue
StoryTime: TinyTots @ Crawford Room
Feb 4 @ 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.

Feb
5
Wed
StoryTime @ Crawford Room
Feb 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.

Afterschool at the Library: Paper Lanterns @ Crawford Room
Feb 5 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Come celebrate the Chinese New Year (the year of the rat!) with us on Wednesday, February 5 at 4 pm. We’ll be cutting and folding paper to make easy, beautiful paper lanterns. Join us at the Library for this special program for students in grades K-6. All supplies and snacks will be provided at no cost. Call 577-7323 for more information.

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
Dance Party StoryTime @ Crawford Room
Feb 6 @ 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.

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
8
Sat
Paws to Read: StoryTime with Therapy Dogs of Casper @ Crawford Room
Feb 8 @ 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
Feb 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.

Feb
10
Mon
Tween Monday: String Art @ Crawford Room
Feb 10 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

String theory is the theoretical framework in physics in which the point-like particles of particle physics are replaced by one-dimensional objects called strings. STRING ART is not nearly as complicated, and far more fun to grasp. The Natrona County Library will host a fun, not-at-all-to-do-with-physics craft program for students in grades 4-6 on Monday, February 10 at 4 pm in the Crawford Room. All supplies provided at no cost. Call 577-7323 for more information.

Feb
11
Tue
StoryTime: TinyTots @ Crawford Room
Feb 11 @ 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.

Feb
12
Wed
StoryTime @ Crawford Room
Feb 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.

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.

Afterschool at the Library: Valentine Bubblegum Machines @ Crawford Room
Feb 12 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Won’t chew be mine? No matter your relationship status, it’s safe to say that everyone can agree on one thing: Valentine’s Day is great because of all the CANDY! And who doesn’t love candy—like bubblegum–that’s in it for the long haul? Join us at the Natrona County Library for this fun and tasty craft for students in grades K–6 on Wednesday, February 12 at 4 pm in the Crawford Room. All supplies and snacks will be provided at no cost. Call 577-7323 for more information.

Feb
13
Thu
Dance Party StoryTime @ Crawford Room
Feb 13 @ 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.

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
15
Sat
StoryTime @ Crawford Room
Feb 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.

Feb
17
Mon
LIBRARY CLOSED: Presidents’ Day
Feb 17 all-day
Feb
18
Tue
StoryTime: TinyTots @ Crawford Room
Feb 18 @ 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.

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
19
Wed
StoryTime @ Crawford Room
Feb 19 @ 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: Baking Soda Eruption Prints @ Crawford Room
Feb 19 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Baking soda and colored vinegar eruptions are always a crowd pleaser. I mean, what’s not to like? They’re fun. They’re fizzy. And they’re colorful. They are so beautiful that you can even make art projects using the eruptions. Students in grades K–6 are invited to join us on Wednesday, February 19 at 4 pm in the Crawford Room for this fun (and messy!) crafting program. All supplies and snacks will be provided at no cost. Call 577-7323 for more information.

Feb
20
Thu
Dance Party StoryTime @ Crawford Room
Feb 20 @ 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
22
Sat
StoryTime @ Crawford Room
Feb 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.

Humanities Festival: Family Afternoon of Mystery, Madness, and Mayhem with a Craft & Movie @ Crawford Room
Feb 22 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

In participation with the Casper College Humanities Festival, the Library will be hosting a family afternoon of “Mystery, Madness, and Mayhem,” complete with safari crafts, pizza, and a showing of 1995’s classic movie, Jumanji, based on the 1981 children’s book of the same name. Join us at the Library in the Crawford Room on Saturday, February 22 at 1 pm for this crazy fun afternoon. Call 577-7323 for more information.

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.