Natrona County Public Library
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Title:Natrona County Public Library
History:A public library in Casper was first established in the fall of 1902 by the Women's Christian Temperance Union. On November 3, 1903, the Natrona County Public Library association was organized and the Natrona Public Library established. (Mockler) Casper received a $13,000.00 Carnegie Library grant on February 13, 1906. (Bobinski) On May 20, 1910, Natrona County's Carnegie Library was opened to the public. (Mokler) Natrona County had 7 traveling libraries in the 1920s. In 1921, a traveling library began operation in the Salt Creek Field. The "fleet" was increased to 13 by the 1930's. (Libraries, Wyoming State Archives) The new Natrona County Public Library was completed in 1972. (Sunday Star-Tribune, March 26, 1972, p. 3)
County:Natrona
Feature Category:Manmade Features
Origin Of Name:A public library in Casper was first established in the fall of 1902 by the Women's Christian Temperance Union. On November 3, 1903, the Natrona County Public Library association was organized and the Natrona Public Library established. (Mockler) Casper received a $13,000.00 Carnegie Library grant on February 13, 1906. (Bobinski) On May 20, 1910, Natrona County's Carnegie Library was opened to the public. (Mokler) Natrona County had 7 traveling libraries in the 1920s. In 1921, a traveling library began operation in the Salt Creek Field. The "fleet" was increased to 13 by the 1930's. (Libraries, Wyoming State Archives) The new Natrona County Public Library was completed in 1972. (Sunday Star-Tribune, March 26, 1972, p. 3)
Type (DCMI):JPEG
Topic:Jones, Walter R. A Window to the World: The First 100 Years of the Natrona County Public Library. Casper, Wyo: Natrona County Public Library, 2010,
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Document ID:11142270

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