UPCOMING PROGRAMS

Dec
27
Fri
Learn Windows 10 @ Crawford Room
Dec 27 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

The Natrona County Library will offer a Windows 10 class on Friday, December 27 at 10 am in the Crawford Room. During the class, library staff will explain how to navigate the Windows 10 operating system, including the Start menu, Action Center, and more. Feel free to come prepared with questions or concerns about Windows 10, and you can even bring your Windows 10 device with you to follow along. Call 577-7323 for more information.

Dec
28
Sat
Computer Basics in Spanish @ Tech Center
Dec 28 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm

The Natrona County Library is hosting a computer basics class in Spanish for our non-English speaking patrons on Saturday, December 28 at 3 pm in the Tech Center. Call 577-7323 for more information

Conceptos Básicos de computadora

La tecnología está avanzando a velocidades inimaginables; nunca es demasiado tarde para comenzar a aprender los básicos en preparación para lo que está por venir. Esta es una clase para personas que se sienten intimidados, rara vez o nunca han usado una computadora. Venga a aprender las funciones básicas para operar las computadoras públicas de la biblioteca. Aprende como entrar y hacer una simple búsqueda en la web o crear un correo electrónico. Este programa gratuito es para adultos y se llevará a cabo en el Tech Center de la Biblioteca del Condado de Natrona a las 3 pm el 28 de diciembre. Llame al 577-7323 y pregunte por Adi o Conrrado para obtener más información.

Jan
2
Thu
Facebook Security @ Tech Center
Jan 2 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm

The Natrona County Library will host a Facebook Security class in the Tech Center on Thursday, January 2 at 5 pm. This class will explain Facebook’s basic and advanced security features. Learn how to tell if your account has been hacked and how to avoid scammers. Call 577-7323 for more information.

Jan
3
Fri
eBooks & Audiobooks: Hands-on Help @ Tech Center
Jan 3 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm

The appeal of a print book will never go away, but sometimes you just want to read a book on your device or even pop in some headphones and listen to the book instead. Join us in the Tech Center at the Natrona County Library on Friday, January 3 from 2–4 pm to get help downloading eBooks and audiobooks to your device. Please bring your device and any other equipment and passwords you need to download and/or transfer. Call 577-7323 for more information.

Jan
8
Wed
Intro to Email @ Tech Center
Jan 8 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm

The Natrona County Library will host an introduction class for those looking to create a hassle-free email account on Wednesday, January 8 at 3 pm in the Library’s Tech Center. Using mail.com, we will create an email account and learn how to navigate it for an easy email experience. Call 577-7323 for more information.

Jan
9
Thu
Learn Windows 10 @ Crawford Room
Jan 9 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm

The Natrona County Library will offer a Windows 10 class on Thursday, January 9 at 3 pm in the Crawford Room. During the class, library staff will explain how to navigate the Windows 10 operating system, including the Start menu, Action Center, and more. Feel free to come prepared with questions or concerns about Windows 10, and you can even bring your Windows 10 device with you to follow along. Call 577-7323 for more information.

Jan
16
Thu
Casper Business Series: Telling Your Story @ Crawford Room
Jan 16 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

At the heart of all great marketing efforts is a good story. Very few businesses can clearly tell people why they do what they do and why it matters. In this workshop, the goal is to have a candid discussion with a few actionable insights into how to help you establish your story, your voice…and then some strategy. Join us on Thursday, January 16 at noon for a storytelling program presented by Sommer Grogan and Amanda Paxton of The Bark Firm in Casper, WY. Lunch will be provided courtesy of Casper’s new Bohemian Burrito. This workshop is free of charge. Call 577-7323 for more information. Register today at bit.ly/CBSjan20.

Jan
22
Wed
Make a Google Docs Resume @ Tech Center
Jan 22 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Join us at the Library on Wednesday, January 22 at 10 am for a special program in the Tech Center for folks who are on the job hunt. Attendees will learn how to make a resume using a Google Docs resume template, as well as how to edit and personalize your resume. We will include tips to help you build a better resume that will make you stand out in your job search. We will be using Google Docs, so a Google account is required. Call 577-7323 for more information.

Make a Google Docs Resume @ Tech Center
Jan 22 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Join us at the Library on Wednesday, January 22 at 5 pm for a special program in the Tech Center for folks who are on the job hunt. Attendees will learn how to make a resume using a Google Docs resume template, as well as how to edit and personalize your resume. We will include tips to help you build a better resume that will make you stand out in your job search. We will be using Google Docs, so a Google account is required. Call 577-7323 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
7
Fri
Social Security Retirement Seminar @ Crawford Room
Feb 7 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Are you ready for retirement? Social Security is part of the retirement plan of almost every American worker. Join Mickie Douglas and David Baier for this special live webcast at the Natrona County Library to learn how the system works and how to find out how much you’ll receive at retirement. This seminar will explain how you qualify for benefits, how the benefit is figured, how earnings and age affect your benefits, which other family members may get benefits because of your work, and what you should consider when deciding when to start your Social Security benefits. We’ll include several important reminders about Medicare. Our best seminar take-away is how our online tools and services can streamline how you do business with Social Security. Join us Friday, February 7, 2020 at 1 pm in the Crawford Room to learn what you need know to be ready for retirement. Call 577-7323 for more information.

Feb
20
Thu
Casper Business Series: Do’s and Don’ts of Mastering Instagram @ Crawford Room
Feb 20 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Join us at the Library for lunch to learn about mastering Instagram for business. With the right simple strategies, Instagram can go from a daunting marketing task to a powerful business-building tool. In this session, you will learn actionable tips, best-practices and fool-proof ways to leverage Instagram to build an audience, connect with your customers and add to your bottom line. This session is best suited towards those who have a grasp of Instagram’s basic functionality, have already created their business account, and want to learn how to more effectively connect to their customers. Presented by Amanda Scherlin of Visit Casper, in partnership with the Wyoming Women’s Business Center. FREE lunch provided by Bohemian Burrito. Register at www.wyomingwomen.org/event-info/casper-business-workshop-lunch-dos-and-donts-of-mastering-instagram. Call 577-7323 for more information.

Feb
24
Mon
iPhone Tips & Tricks @ Tech Center
Feb 24 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm

If you got a new iPhone for Christmas or just want to get more comfortable using the one you’ve had for a while, come join us as we learn together. We will go over general features and cover tips and tricks that can make using your phone easier. Get your iPhone questions answered so you can get the most out of your smartphone. The Natrona County Library will offer this iPhone Tips & Tricks class on Monday, February 24 at 3 pm in the Tech Center. Be sure to bring your iPhone with you to follow along. Call 577-7323 for more information.

Feb
28
Fri
Learn Windows 10 @ Tech Center
Feb 28 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm

The Natrona County Library will offer a Windows 10 class on Friday, February 28 at 3 pm in the Tech Center. During the class, library staff will explain how to navigate the Windows 10 operating system, including the Start menu, Action Center, and more. Feel free to come prepared with questions or concerns about Windows 10, and you can even bring your Windows 10 device with you to follow along. Call 577-7323 for more information.

Mar
2
Mon
Facebook Security
Mar 2 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm

For many of us, Facebook is a valuable tool for connecting with friends and family both near and far. When you are sharing your life on the platform, you need to make sure you’re doing so safely. The Natrona County Library will host a Facebook Security class in the Tech Center on Monday, March 2 at 5 pm. This class will explain Facebook’s basic and advanced security features. Learn how to tell if your account has been hacked and how to avoid scammers. This program is free and open to the public. Call 577-7323 for more information.

Mar
5
Thu
Cyber Security Workshop @ Crawford Room
Mar 5 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

How much of your banking, bill paying, and other personal activities do you do online? With more and more of our lives becoming digitized and moving to the cloud, it’s incredibly important that we know how to keep that information safe. Join us at the Library as we host Jed Shenefelt of Super Nerd for an informative talk about cyber security, including identity theft and password safety.  This program is free and open to the public, and it will be held on Thursday, March 5 at 6 pm in the Crawford Room. This program is free and open to the public. 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.

Apr
2
Thu
Connecting for Business, a Webinar with Ginger Johnson @ Zoom meeting
Apr 2 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

If you think your business is all about relationships, then tune in online as we host Ginger Johnson, an expert on Connectivity (the human kind), for an exciting business-building webinar on Thursday, April 2 at 2 pm.

Even during a global pandemic, connecting with the right people, building the skills and confidence to approach and begin relationships is where business can really get some traction. Ginger will share tools, strategies, and tactics for creating and developing the meaningful relationships that build businesses. Plus, learn how to connect with coworkers and employees while working remotely, with customers and clients when we’re social distancing, and maintaining connections even when your business is closed.

Excellent for all levels of business owners, operators, and entrepreneurs. This program is free and open to the public. Call 577-7323 for more information. Zoom meeting invite is forthcoming.

Jun
30
Tue
What the heck is marketing anyway?
Jun 30 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Libraries Lead with Digital Skills program in partnership with the American Library Association and Grow with Google is hosting a basic introduction to digital marketing and why you NEED to be doing it to stay relevant in this Coronavirus-Zoom-world. Join expert Ginger Johnson Tuesday, June 30 from 12-1pm for a free Zoom class “What the heck is marketing anyway?” You’ll learn marketing fundamentals and relevant strategies on using marketing to benefit your business and bottom line. Register now at https://www.gingerjohnson.com/ncpl-connecting-business-hat-trick/, then mark off your lunch July 7 and 14 for the remaining two lectures in this series. If you attend all three, you’ll have the chance to win a $50 Racca’s gift card!

Jul
7
Tue
Good news: E-newsletter success
Jul 7 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

E-newsletter success will pull back the curtain on how valuable and effective connecting with
your customers is, all by using the classic and effective opt-in newsletter. Libraries Lead with
Digital Skills program in partnership with the American Library Association and Grow with
Google is making it all possible for you. Join Ginger Johnson (the same Google-selected digital
marketing expert who blew your mind in part 1 of this three-part series) for “Good News: E-newsletter
success” via Zoom Tuesday, July 7 from 12-1pm. Registration is free and open now
at https://www.gingerjohnson.com/ncpl-connecting-business-hat-trick/. If you attended part 1
and can make part 2, you’re still in the running for a $50 Racca’s gift card!

Jul
14
Tue
Build your #LinkedInFam
Jul 14 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

If there’s one thing we learned through this epidemic, it’s how important toilet paper is. But if
there’s a second, it’s the value of connection. How we’re doing that is changing, and your
business needs to be taking advantage of every possible avenue to connect. Supported by
#LibrariesLead with Digital Skills and #GrowwithGoogle, the Library is hosting “Build your
#LinkedInFam” with digital marketing expert Ginger Johnson. Join us via Zoom (where else?)
Tuesday, July 14 from 12-1pm to learn about the powerful, business-friendly platform and
community of LinkedIn. Registration is free and open now at https://www.gingerjohnson.com/ ncpl-connecting-business-hat-trick/. This is our final installment of our three-part series, so not
only is this your last chance to gain free access to this content, but it’s also your key to be
entered to win our $50 Racca’s gift card if you also attended parts 1 and 2!