UPCOMING PROGRAMS

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Mar
6
Wed
StoryTime @ Crawford Room
Mar 6 @ 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.

After School at the Library: Pete the Cat @ Crawford Room
Mar 6 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

The Natrona County Library is hosting a Pete the Cat program for students in grades K?5 on Wednesday, March 6 at 4 p.m. Students will celebrate all things Pete the Cat from snacks to crafts. All supplies provided at no cost. Call 577-7323 for more information.

Start Your Own Business @ Crawford Room
Mar 6 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Thinking about starting your own business? Prepare for the challenge by attending a free nuts and bolts seminar on Wednesday, March 6 at 6:30 p.m. at the Natrona County Library. Designed to help potential business owners explore the pros and cons of owning a business and evaluate the skills and knowledge necessary for success, the seminar will cover topics such as investigating the potential of your idea, identifying your target market, financing options, cash flow requirements, legal issues, tax requirements and more. Call 577-7323 to register. Sponsored by the Natrona County Library, U.S. Small Business Administration and Wyoming Entrepreneur Small Business Development Center.

Mar
7
Thu
Google Docs @ Tech Center
Mar 7 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm

The Natrona County Library is hosting a Google Docs class on Thursday, March 7 from 10:30 a.m. to 12 noon. Learn how to create, edit, and collaborate with others on documents. Call 577-7323 for more information.

StoryTime @ Crawford Room
Mar 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.

Mar
8
Fri
Adult Coloring Club @ Crawford Room
Mar 8 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Stop by the Natrona County Library’s Crawford Room anytime between 2 and 4 p.m. on Friday, March 8 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.

Mar
9
Sat
Paws to Read: StoryTime with Therapy Dogs of Casper @ Crawford Room
Mar 9 @ 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.

Harry Potter Craftastic Saturday: House Friendship Bracelets @ Crawford Room
Mar 9 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm

Make a Hogwarts house style friendship bracelet at the Natrona County Library’s adult crafting program on Saturday, March 9 from 2 to 3:30 p.m. These handmade Harry Potter friendship bracelets are perfect for party favors, gifts, and jewelry. Whether you’re a brave Gryffindor, benevolent Hufflepuff, wise Ravenclaw, or cunning Slytherin, everyone can make their own friendship bracelet. Available in four different color combinations. Open to adult wizards, witches, squibs, and muggles only please. All house colors and magical supplies provided at no cost. Limit of 60 participants. Call 577-7323 for more information.

Mar
11
Mon
Tween Monday: Sphero Obstacle Course @ Crawford Room
Mar 11 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

The Natrona County Library is hosting a Sphero Obstacle Course program for students in grades 4?6 on Monday, March 11 at 4 p.m. Using Spheros from the Creation Station, students will make obstacle courses out of boxes and books, and then see if they can navigate the Spheros successfully through the courses. 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 (science, technology, engineering, art, and mathematics) supplies and equipment to bring their inventions and creations to life. Call 577-7323 for more information.

Mar
12
Tue
StoryTime: TinyTots @ Crawford Room
Mar 12 @ 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.

FamilySearch Workshop: Using Hints and Records @ Tech Center
Mar 12 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm

The Family History Center, in partnership with the Natrona County Library, will hold their monthly FamilySearch workshop on Tuesday, March 12 from 5:30 to 7 p.m. at the Natrona County Library. In this month’s class, Genealogist Cindy Blevins will provide a demonstration on how to use source hints and attach records to your family tree. Additional Family History Center volunteers will be on hand for one-on-one assistance. Computers will be available. A follow-up lesson on hard-to-find records will follow on April 9. Call 577-7323 for more information.

Never Too Old Book Club @ Frosted Tops
Mar 12 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

A discussion of young adult book “All Rights Reserved” by Gregory Scott Katsoulis will be held on Tuesday, March 12 at 6:30 p.m. at Frosted Tops. 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.

Mar
13
Wed
StoryTime @ Crawford Room
Mar 13 @ 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.

After School at the Library: The Luck of the Irish @ Crawford Room
Mar 13 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

The Natrona County Library is hosting a Luck of the Irish program for students in grades K?5 on Wednesday, March 13 at 4 p.m. Students will make leprechaun crafts and play a couple St. Patrick’s Day-inspired games. All supplies provided at no cost. Call 577-7323 for more information.

Area 307 Book Club @ The Science Zone
Mar 13 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Celebrate your love of science fiction, geek out with fellow fans, explore dystopias, discuss post-apocalyptic titles, and discover new worlds at the Area 307 Book Club, a quarterly science fiction book club. The Natrona County Library and Science Zone’s book club continues with William Gibson’s “Burning Chrome.” Stop by the library’s second floor desk to register and pick up a copy, and then meet at The Science Zone on Wednesday, March 13 from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. ready to share, listen, and discuss. Call 577-READ for more information.

Mar
14
Thu
Sewing Machine Project: Denim Water Bottle Carrier @ Creation Station
Mar 14 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Learn to make a denim water bottle carrier using the Natrona County Library’s sewing machine on Thursday, March 14 at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. in the Creation Station. Register online at http://bit.ly/2BLBpIT for the 10 a.m. session and http://bit.ly/2VaUrQl for the 2 p.m. session. All supplies provided at no cost. Limit of 6 participants per session. The library’s Creation Station is a flexible, community, collaborative makerspace for individuals and small groups of all ages who can use STEAM-related (science, technology, engineering, art, and mathematics) supplies and equipment to bring their inventions and creations to life. Call 577-7323 for more information.

StoryTime @ Crawford Room
Mar 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.

Sewing Machine Project: Denim Water Bottle Carrier @ Creation Station
Mar 14 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Learn to make a denim water bottle carrier using the Natrona County Library’s sewing machine on Thursday, March 14 at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. in the Creation Station. Register online at http://bit.ly/2BLBpIT for the 10 a.m. session and http://bit.ly/2VaUrQl for the 2 p.m. session. All supplies provided at no cost. Limit of 6 participants per session. The library’s Creation Station is a flexible, community, collaborative makerspace for individuals and small groups of all ages who can use STEAM-related (science, technology, engineering, art, and mathematics) supplies and equipment to bring their inventions and creations to life. Call 577-7323 for more information.

Mar
15
Fri
Facebook 101 @ Tech Center
Mar 15 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm

The Natrona County Library will offer a Facebook 101 class on Friday, March 15 from 3 to 4:30 p.m. Library staff will provide an overview of Facebook basics. Please come with your account login information. Call 577-7323 for more information.

Mar
16
Sat
StoryTime @ Crawford Room
Mar 16 @ 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.

Afternoon Book Club @ Metro Coffee Co.
Mar 16 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

An afternoon book club, sponsored by the Natrona County Library, will be held on Saturday, March 16 at 2 p.m. at Metro Coffee Co. Participants will discuss “Esperanza Rising” by Pam Mu?oz. The group is open to teens in grades 7-8, and new members are always welcome. Participants receive a free drink, courtesy of the Friends of the Library. To participate, pick up a copy of this month’s book in the Teen Zone. The Afternoon Book Club meets monthly and new members are always welcome. Call 577-7323 for more information.

Experience Virtual Reality @ Crawford Room
Mar 16 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Immerse yourself in a new world by testing out the Natrona County Library’s virtual reality system on Saturday, March 16. Stop by at your leisure between 2 and 5 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.

Mar
18
Mon
Early Bird Tickets @ Friends of the Library Area
Mar 18 @ 10:00 am

$20 admission ticket required to attend the Early Bird Sale on Thursday, April 4. 55 tickets available. Tickets sold Monday, March 18 from 10 am until sold out.

Second Chance Tickets @ Friends of the Library Area
Mar 18 @ 10:00 am

$10 admission ticket required to attend the Second Chance Sale on Friday, April 5. 55 tickets available. Tickets sold Monday, March 18 from 10 am until sold out.

Tween Cooking Club: Peanut Butter Fruit Dip @ Crawford Room
Mar 18 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

The Natrona County Library is hosting a Tween Cooking Club program for students in grades 4?6 on Monday, March 18 at 4 p.m. Students will make peanut butter fruit dip. All supplies provided at no cost. Call 577-7323 for more information.

Mar
19
Tue
StoryTime: TinyTots @ Crawford Room
Mar 19 @ 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.

Dot Journaling Meet-Up: Brain Dump @ Crawford Room
Mar 19 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

The Natrona County Library is hosting a Dot Journaling Meet-Up on Tuesday, March 19 from 6 to 7 p.m. Staff will share tips on designing a brain dump page: a place to dump all the contents of your mind onto paper. Please bring your own journal or notebook. All other supplies provided at no cost. Call 577-7323 for more information.

Teen Book Club @ Metro Coffee Co.
Mar 19 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

A teen book club, sponsored by the Natrona County Library, will be held on Tuesday, March 19 at 6 p.m. at Metro Coffee Co. This month’s book is “Speak” by Laurie Halse Anderson. 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.

Mar
20
Wed
StoryTime @ Crawford Room
Mar 20 @ 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.

After School at the Library: Kente Cloth @ Crawford Room
Mar 20 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

The Natrona County Library is hosting a Kente cloth program for students in grades K-5 on Wednesday, March 20 at 4 p.m. Students will make beautiful brightly colored woven paper cloth with snappy geometric patterns known as kente cloth, an inspiration for modern African print clothing designs. All supplies provided at no cost. Call 577-7323 for more information.