UPCOMING PROGRAMS

March Programs Calendar (PDF)
April Programs Calendar (PDF)

Mar
20
Wed
Small Business Loan Programs @ Crawford Room
Mar 20 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

Come and learn about different ways to finance your small business dream on Wednesday, March 20 from 6 to 7:30 p.m. at the Natrona County Library. Lender Relations Specialists from the Small Business Administration (SBA) will cover small home-based business loans to purchasing a new building. Discussion will include SBA small business loan programs and what banks need in order to process business loans such as credit, cash flow, and down payments. In addition, learn how to receive a micro-loan from the Wyoming Women’s Business Center and the small business loan programs available through WIDC Frontier CDC, including loan size, eligibility, and the application process. Presented in partnership with the Natrona County Library and Small Business Administration. Please register in advance by calling the Natrona County Library at 577-7323.

Mar
21
Thu
Genealogy Workshop: Pathways in the Danish Archives @ Crawford Room
Mar 21 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

The Natrona County Genealogy Society, in partnership with the Natrona County Library, will hold their monthly genealogy workshop on Thursday, March 21 from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at the Natrona County Library. In this month’s class, local NCGS members will discuss the Danish National Archives. Call 577-7323 for more information.

Mar
22
Fri
Cricut Maker: Design Space Intro and Project @ Creation Station
Mar 22 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Learn about the Natrona County Library’s Cricut Maker on Friday, March 22 from 2 to 4 p.m. A staff member will provide an overview of the Cricut software, Design Space, followed by a small vinyl project. Register online at http://bit.ly/2GU9mdF. Limit of 16 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 (science, technology, engineering, art, and mathematics) supplies and equipment to bring their inventions and creations to life. Call 577-7323 for more information.

Mar
23
Sat
Stitching Leather @ Creation Station
Mar 23 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

The Natrona County Library will offer two Leatherworking classes on Saturday, March 23 at 1 and 3 p.m. in the Creation Station. Staff will familiarize you with the variety of ways and techniques to stitch leather. Register online at http://bit.ly/2SNiXuc for the 1 p.m. session and http://bit.ly/2BIHcyW for the 3 p.m. session. 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 supplies and equipment to bring their inventions and creations to life. Call 577-7323 for more information.

Family Crafternoon: Spring Confetti Dishtowels @ Crawford Room
Mar 23 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Elementary-age children and their families are invited to a crafting program where they can create a sweet addition to the kitchen–spring confetti dishtowels made from flour sack dishtowels, stickers, and fabric paint–on Saturday, March 23 at 2 p.m. at the Natrona County Library. All supplies provided at no cost. Call 577-7323 for more information.

Stitching Leather @ Creation Station
Mar 23 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm

The Natrona County Library will offer two Leatherworking classes on Saturday, March 23 at 1 and 3 p.m. in the Creation Station. Staff will familiarize you with the variety of ways and techniques to stitch leather. Register online at http://bit.ly/2SNiXuc for the 1 p.m. session and http://bit.ly/2BIHcyW for the 3 p.m. session. 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 supplies and equipment to bring their inventions and creations to life. Call 577-7323 for more information.

Mar
25
Mon
Libby @ Tech Center
Mar 25 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm

The Natrona County Library will offer a Libby class on Monday, March 25 from 3 to 4 p.m. Library staff will demonstrate how to download eBooks and eAudiobooks using Libby’s mobile app, an eContent service provided by the Natrona County Library. Call 577-7323 for more information.

Mar
26
Tue
Writer’s Bloc @ Crawford Room
Mar 26 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

The Natrona County Library’s newest writing group, Writer’s Bloc, will meet on Tuesday, March 26 from 5 to 7 p.m. An inclusive writing group, writers of poetry, fiction, memoir, fan fiction, or anything else are invited to join us. So grab your notebooks, laptops, napkins, and anything else you may have jotted ideas on and join us for an inspiring hour of writing and discussion. Call 577-7323 for more information.

Mar
27
Wed
Carvey: Easel Intro and Demo @ Creation Station
Mar 27 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Learn about the Natrona County Library’s Carvey on Wednesday, March 27 from 5 to 7 p.m. A staff member will provide an overview of the Carvey software, Easel, in the Tech Center followed by a demonstration of the Carvey in the Creation Station as well as answer any questions attendees may have. 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
28
Thu
Wyoming History Series: Standard Oil Homes @ Crawford Room
Mar 28 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

The Natrona County Historical Society, in partnership with the Natrona County Library, will hold a Wyoming History Series discussion on Thursday, March 28 from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Natrona County Library. This month, Ray Haydel will discuss Standard Oil homes. Call 577-7323 for more information.

Mar
29
Fri
Windows 10: Cortana @ Crawford Room
Mar 29 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

The Natrona County Library will offer a Windows 10 class on Friday, March 29 from 2 to 3 p.m. Library staff will provide an overview of Cortana. Call 577-7323 for more information.

Apr
2
Tue
Reading the West Book Club @ Crawford Room
Apr 2 @ 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, April 2 from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Natrona County Library to discuss “Goodbye, Judge Lynch: The End of a Lawless Era in Wyoming’s Big Horn Basin” by John W. Davis. Stop by the library’s second floor desk to register and pick up a copy. Call 577-7323 for more information.

Apr
3
Wed
Wednesday Writers @ First Floor
Apr 3 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

The Natrona County Library’s monthly Wednesday Writer’s group will meet on Wednesday, April 3 from 10 to 11 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.

Apr
4
Thu
Spring Vinyl Wood Sign @ Creation Station
Apr 4 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

The Natrona County Library is hosting an adult Creation Station program on Thursday, April 4 at 5 p.m. Participants will learn how to make their own spring-themed vinyl for a wood sign using the library’s Cricut Maker. Register online at http://bit.ly/vinyl0419. All supplies provided at no cost. Limit of 12 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 (science, technology, engineering, art, and mathematics) supplies and equipment to bring their inventions and creations to life. Call 577-7323 for more information.

Apr
5
Fri
Instagram @ Crawford Room
Apr 5 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

The Natrona County Library will offer an Instagram class on Friday, April 5 at 2 p.m. This class will cover how to take photos and film videos on your mobile device using the Instagram app, how to posts photos and videos to your story, and how to use hashtags, add filters, and edit images. Call 577-7323 for more information.

Apr
6
Sat
Easter Cards Workshop @ Crawford Room
Apr 6 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

The Natrona County Library is hosting an Easter Cards Workshop on Saturday, April 6 at 2 p.m. Taught by Kay Capps. Registration limited to 30 participants. Please sign up in advance for this free workshop by calling 577-7323.

Apr
9
Tue
FamilySearch Workshop: Hard-to-Find Sources @ Tech Center
Apr 9 @ 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, April 9 from 5:30 to 7 p.m. at the Natrona County Library. In this month’s class, Genealogist Cindy Blevins will discuss hard-to-find records. Additional Family History Center volunteers will be on hand for one-on-one assistance. Computers will be available. Call 577-7323 for more information.

Never Too Old Book Club @ Frosted Tops
Apr 9 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

A discussion of young adult book “The Astonishing Color of After” by Emily X.R. Pan will be held on Tuesday, April 9 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.

Apr
10
Wed
Author Talk & Signing: Ron Franscell @ Crawford Room
Apr 10 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Author Ron Franscell will discuss his latest book, “Alice & Gerald: A Homicidal Love Story,” on Wednesday, April 10 at 6 p.m. at the Natrona County Library. The talk is free and open to the public. Wind City Books will have copies of Franscell’s newest release available for purchase, which he will sign following his talk. Call 577-7323 for more information.

Apr
11
Thu
Books on Tap Book Club @ Vintage Fine Wine and Martini Bar
Apr 11 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Books on us. Drinks on you. The Natrona County Library’s Books on Tap Book Club will meet to discuss “Less” by Andrew Sean Greer on Thursday, April 11 at 6:30 p.m. at Vintage Fine Wine and Martini Bar. Stop by the library’s second floor desk to register and pick up a copy. Ages 21+. Call 577-7323 for more information.

Apr
12
Fri
Adult Coloring Club @ Crawford Room
Apr 12 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Stop by the Natrona County Library’s Crawford Room anytime between 2 and 4 p.m. on Friday, April 12 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.

Apr
13
Sat
Craftastic Saturday: Wine Glass Charms @ Crawford Room
Apr 13 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm

The Natrona County Library is hosting an adult crafting program on Saturday, April 13 at 2 p.m. Staff will demonstrate how to make wine glass charms out of shrink plastic. All supplies provided at no cost. Limit of 60 participants. No registration required. First come, first served. Call 577-7323 for more information.

Apr
16
Tue
Dot Journaling Meet-Up: Cleaning Schedule @ Crawford Room
Apr 16 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

The Natrona County Library is hosting a Dot Journaling Meet-Up on Tuesday, April 16 at 6 p.m. Staff will share tips on designing a cleaning schedule page. Whether you are the person who enjoys the sense of accomplishment from a sparkling home or is the one who immediately has anxiety and forgets some of the tasks, everyone will benefit from setting up a cleaning routine in a dot journal. Please bring your own journal or notebook. All other supplies provided at no cost. Call 577-7323 for more information.

Apr
17
Wed
Fabric Coasters @ Creation Station
Apr 17 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

The Natrona County Library is hosting a drop-in adult Creation Station program on Wednesday, April 17 from 1 to 3 p.m. Participants will learn how to make their own fabric coasters using the library’s sewing machines. 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.

Apr
18
Thu
Genealogy Workshop: Irish Research @ Crawford Room
Apr 18 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

The Natrona County Genealogy Society, in partnership with the Natrona County Library, will hold their monthly genealogy workshop on Thursday, April 18 from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at the Natrona County Library. In this month’s class, local NCGS members will discuss Irish genealogical research. Call 577-7323 for more information.

Apr
22
Mon
‘Til Death Due You Part Book Club @ Crawford Room
Apr 22 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

The Natrona County Library and Central Wyoming Hospice and Transitions’ quarterly ‘Til Death Due You Part Book Club will meet on Monday, April 22 from 6 to 7 p.m. This gathering provides a comfortable atmosphere in which to share a respectful, thought-provoking, and life-affirming conversation on the topics of death, dying, and bereavement. April’s title is “Me Before You” by Jojo Moyes. Stop by the library’s second floor desk to register and pick up a copy, and then meet at the Natrona County Library with an open heart and an open mind. Call 577-7323 for more information.

Apr
23
Tue
Writer’s Bloc @ Crawford Room
Apr 23 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

The Natrona County Library’s new writing group, Writer’s Bloc, will meet on Tuesday, April 23 from 5 to 7 p.m. An inclusive writing group, writers of poetry, fiction, memoir, fan fiction, or anything else are invited to join us. So grab your notebooks, laptops, napkins, and anything else you may have jotted ideas on and join us for an inspiring session of writing and discussion. Call 577-7323 for more information.

Apr
24
Wed
Stamped Copper Washer Bracelets @ Creation Station
Apr 24 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

The Natrona County Library is hosting a drop-in adult Creation Station program on Wednesday, April 24 from 1 to 3 p.m. Participants will learn how to make their own stamped copper washer bracelets. 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.

Apr
25
Thu
Matthew Shepard Screening and Discussion @ Crawford Room
Apr 25 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

The Natrona County Library, in partnership with Wyoming Equality, is screening “Matt Shepard Is a Friend of Mine” followed by a discussion on Thursday, April 25 at 6 p.m. Call 577-7323 for more information.

Apr
26
Fri
Windows 10 @ Crawford Room
Apr 26 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am

The Natrona County Library will offer a Windows 10 class on Friday, April 26 at 10 a.m. Library staff will explain how to navigate Windows 10, including the Start menu, Action Center and more. Feel free to bring your Windows 10 device with you to follow along. Call 577-7323 for more information.