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ALL MONTH All things Irish I-Spy
Main Library

Search the Children's Department for images of Irish culture. Once you've found all the pictures turn in your game sheet at the desk and choose a priz
3:30 p.m.-4:30 p.m. Celtic Calling: Shamrocks and Beyond
Cross Lanes Branch Library

Celebrate all things Celtic! There will be crafts, traditional Celtic foods to taste and festive Celtic music. Drop in between 3:30 p.m. and 4:30 p.m.
3:30 PM Library Brick Builders Club
St. Albans Branch Library

Use your imagination with the world's most popular building blocks and meet some new friends. Be part of our Construction Crew and earn your Building

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12:00 PM to 3:00 PM Scottish Blackface Sheep Petting Zoo
Main Library

Several Scottish Blackface sheep will be on the library walkway for kids young and old to see. The Scottish Blackface is the most common breed of dome
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM Spinning and Weaving Demonstrations
Main Library

Knitting and weaving were a staple part of the 'fabric' of Scottish and Irish Life. Come and see demonstrations of wool being spun on a spinning wheel
ALL MONTH All things Irish I-Spy
Main Library

Search the Children's Department for images of Irish culture. Once you've found all the pictures turn in your game sheet at the desk and choose a priz
11:00 AM A Celtic Camino: Reflections on and Images of a Journey through Galicia along the Camino de Santiago Compostela
Main Library

In the fall of 2018, Rick Wilson completed a pilgrimage along the ancient route of Camino de Santiago from St. Jean Pied de Port France to Santiago an
2:00 PM The Bodhran: An Introduction
Main Library

Learn about the history of the Irish drum and how it is used to accompany Irish music. You will learn some simple beats to accompany jigs and reels fr

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ALL MONTH All things Irish I-Spy
Main Library

Search the Children's Department for images of Irish culture. Once you've found all the pictures turn in your game sheet at the desk and choose a priz
1:15 PM The Lively Limerick: Readings
Main Library

Students of Colleen Anderson’s Lively Limericks Workshop will share the verses they created with curious listeners prior to the Sunday Jams performa

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ALL MONTH All things Irish I-Spy
Main Library

Search the Children's Department for images of Irish culture. Once you've found all the pictures turn in your game sheet at the desk and choose a priz
6:00 p.m. Family Fun Night
Dunbar Branch Library

Dr. Seuss's birthday is celebrated all March! For Family Fun Night we will celebrate Dr. Seuss with a birthday bash! There will be Dr. Seuss themed g
6:00 PM Hooks and Needles
Elk Valley Branch Library

Join other needle crafters and work on your current project at the library. Bring your own supplies. Beginners through experts welcome. Adults and Tee

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ALL MONTH All things Irish I-Spy
Main Library

Search the Children's Department for images of Irish culture. Once you've found all the pictures turn in your game sheet at the desk and choose a priz
10:00 AM Baby & Me Storytime
Main Library

Storytime program for ages birth-18 months. Babies and caregivers will enjoy books, songs, rhymes, and more in this interactive program. Afterwards st
6:00 PM Winter Reading Finale Extravaganza
Sissonville Branch Library

Please join us in celebrating the end of Winter Reading 2019! Thank you all for your support. We couldn't do it without you. Registration opens on Feb

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ALL MONTH All things Irish I-Spy
Main Library

Search the Children's Department for images of Irish culture. Once you've found all the pictures turn in your game sheet at the desk and choose a priz
10:00 AM Tiny Tots Storytime
Main Library

Storytime program for ages 18-36 months. Toddlers and caregivers will enjoy books, stories, songs, rhymes, and much more in this interactive program e
10:30 AM Jump into Storytime
Elk Valley Branch Library

Storytime sessions are designed for children up to 5 years of age. Adult and child will enjoy stories, songs, rhymes, and more.
10:30 AM Jump Into Storytime
Cross Lanes Branch Library

Storytime designed for children up to 5 years of age. Child and caregiver will enjoy stories, songs, rhymes, and much more. Caregivers are encouraged
10:30 AM Born to Read
St. Albans Branch Library

Storytime programs for our youngest patrons. Birth-36 months and caregiver.
11:00 AM Playgroup at the Library
Elk Valley Branch Library

All the fun of a traditional playgroup, but none of the fuss! A great opportunity for children to play and interact under caregivers' supervision. D
11:00 AM Playgroup @ the Library
Cross Lanes Branch Library

All the fun of a traditional playgroup but with none of the fuss! Drop in to socialize with other families and play with toys reserved just for this a
11:00 AM Jump into Storytime
Sissonville Branch Library

Storytime sessions are designed for children up to 5 years of age.

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ALL MONTH All things Irish I-Spy
Main Library

Search the Children's Department for images of Irish culture. Once you've found all the pictures turn in your game sheet at the desk and choose a priz
10:30 a.m. Jump into Storytime!
Dunbar Branch Library

Storytime sessions are designed for children up to 5 years of age. Child and caregiver will enjoy stories, songs, rhymes, and much more. Caregivers ar
11:00 AM Jump into Storytime
Clendenin Branch Library

Storytime designed for children up to 5 years of age. Child and caregiver will enjoy stories, songs, rhymes, and much more. Caregivers are encouraged
11:00 a.m. Playgroup
Dunbar Branch Library

Playgroup is a time for your child to socialize and play. The program helps children learn to interact and engage with other children through special
1:15 PM Books 'N' More
Main Library

Storytime program for preschoolers including books, music and a simple craft.
3:00 PM Around the World Literary Journey Reading and Discussion Group
Main Library

This book discussion group features nine works from a global array of established authors whose geographical settings range from Australia to the Gree
3:30 PM Teens: Roast Club
Main Library

Teens are invited to do their best MST3K impressions for this monthly event! Join us to watch and roast a cheesy movie or TV show. Refreshments provid
5:30 PM Color and Create
St. Albans Branch Library

Join us for a relaxing evening of coloring and creativity. Bring your imagination and we'll supply the rest! Family.
6:00 PM Winter Reading Bash! Are you Yeti to Party?
Elk Valley Branch Library

Celebrate the end of "A Winter Wonderland of Reading" with a party! Everyone is invited! We will have fun games, crafts, prizes and refreshments. Say
6:00 PM Family Dinner Book Club
Clendenin Branch Library

Do you want your family dinner time to be more satisfying? Join the club! The Clendenin Library will be hosting the Family Dinner Book Club, a creati
6:00 P.M. Movie Night
Riverside Public Library

Come watch a newly-released movie. Free refreshments will be provided.

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ALL MONTH All things Irish I-Spy
Main Library

Search the Children's Department for images of Irish culture. Once you've found all the pictures turn in your game sheet at the desk and choose a priz

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ALL MONTH All things Irish I-Spy
Main Library

Search the Children's Department for images of Irish culture. Once you've found all the pictures turn in your game sheet at the desk and choose a priz
1:00 PM Seussical Celebration
Main Library

Celebrate Dr. Seuss's birthday! Enjoy Dr. Seuss themed crafts, activities, a scavenger hunt and more. Come in costume to be entered for a door prize.

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ALL MONTH All things Irish I-Spy
Main Library

Search the Children's Department for images of Irish culture. Once you've found all the pictures turn in your game sheet at the desk and choose a priz

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ALL MONTH All things Irish I-Spy
Main Library

Search the Children's Department for images of Irish culture. Once you've found all the pictures turn in your game sheet at the desk and choose a priz
6:00 PM Book Lovers Unite: A Book Discussion Group
Riverside Public Library

The group will meet on the second Monday of each month at 6 p.m. The discussion will be "Help for the Haunted" by John Searles. Copies are available f
6:00 p.m. Let's Sew
Dunbar Branch Library

Come out and make a potholder! No previous sewing skills required. Beginners are welcome and encouraged to come. Please bring your sewing machine, t
6:00 PM Hooks and Needles
Elk Valley Branch Library

Join other needle crafters and work on your current project at the library. Bring your own supplies. Beginners through experts welcome. Adults and Tee

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ALL MONTH All things Irish I-Spy
Main Library

Search the Children's Department for images of Irish culture. Once you've found all the pictures turn in your game sheet at the desk and choose a priz
10:00 AM Baby & Me Storytime
Main Library

Storytime program for ages birth-18 months. Babies and caregivers will enjoy books, songs, rhymes, and more in this interactive program. Afterwards st
10:30 A.M. Books 'N' More
Riverside Public Library

Storytime program for preschoolers including books, music and a simple craft.
6:00 PM Teen Game Night
Elk Valley Branch Library

Teens are invited for an evening of games. We will have Xbox games, plus some fun board games to pick from. There will also be snacks. Bring your f

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ALL MONTH All things Irish I-Spy
Main Library

Search the Children's Department for images of Irish culture. Once you've found all the pictures turn in your game sheet at the desk and choose a priz
10:00 AM Tiny Tots Storytime
Main Library

Storytime program for ages 18-36 months. Toddlers and caregivers will enjoy books, stories, songs, rhymes, and much more in this interactive program e
10:30 AM Playgroup at the Library
St. Albans Branch Library

All the fun of a traditional playgroup but with none of the fuss! Drop in to socialize with other families and play with toys reserved just for this a
10:30 AM Jump into Storytime
Elk Valley Branch Library

Storytime sessions are designed for children up to 5 years of age. Adult and child will enjoy stories, songs, rhymes, and more.
10:30 A.M. Homeschool Day
Riverside Public Library

Learn about research tools and resources. Activities for the whole family.
11:00 AM Jump into Storytime
Sissonville Branch Library

Storytime sessions are designed for children up to 5 years of age.
11:00 AM Playgroup at the Library
Elk Valley Branch Library

All the fun of a traditional playgroup, but none of the fuss! A great opportunity for children to play and interact under caregivers' supervision. D
11:00 AM Playgroup @ the Library
Cross Lanes Branch Library

All the fun of a traditional playgroup but with none of the fuss! Drop in to socialize with other families and play with toys reserved just for this a
12:30 PM Homeschool Day
Clendenin Branch Library

Homeschool families will meet together to learn about the Library services and resources and work on a different fun lesson every month. Make new fri
2:00 PM How To Become a 501c3 in West Virginia
Main Library

Are you thinking about starting your own nonprofit in West Virginia, but are unsure how to go about doing so? Then this workshop will be perfect for
4:30 PM Teen Book Group
Cross Lanes Branch Library

What are you reading? Meet up at the library and let's talk about it. Refreshments provided by the Cross Lanes Library Advisory Board and the Women's

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ALL MONTH All things Irish I-Spy
Main Library

Search the Children's Department for images of Irish culture. Once you've found all the pictures turn in your game sheet at the desk and choose a priz
10:00 AM Playgroup at the Library
Main Library

All the fun of a traditional playgroup but none of the fuss. Drop in to socialize with other families and play with toys reserved just for this age gr
11:00 AM Jump into Storytime
Clendenin Branch Library

Storytime designed for children up to 5 years of age. Child and caregiver will enjoy stories, songs, rhymes, and much more. Caregivers are encouraged
1:00 PM Book Chat
Sissonville Branch Library

Join the library for a lively discussion of popular titles the second Thursday of each month. Please contact the library at (304) 984-2244 for this mo
1:15 PM Books 'N' More
Main Library

Storytime program for preschoolers including books, music and a simple craft.
3:30 PM Teens: Anime Afternoon
Main Library

Join us in the Teen Zone for an afternoon of anime, crafts, and snacks! This is a teens-only event. Refreshments provided by The Friends of The Libr
3:30 PM Teen Block Party
Cross Lanes Branch Library

Join our building brick block party and have fun building and creating with your friends!
6:00 P.M. St. Patrick's Day
Riverside Public Library

Learn the history of St. Patrick and make some fun crafts.
6:00 PM Relax and Color
Cross Lanes Branch Library

Experience relaxation as you color your cares away. Bring your own materials or use those provided by the Cross Lanes Library Board.

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3:00 PM-4:00 PM Brick Builders Club
Cross Lanes Branch Library

Join in the fun at the Cross Lanes Branch Library's Brick Builders Club! Sign up to be a member and get a membership card! Get the card stamped at eac
ALL MONTH All things Irish I-Spy
Main Library

Search the Children's Department for images of Irish culture. Once you've found all the pictures turn in your game sheet at the desk and choose a priz

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ALL MONTH All things Irish I-Spy
Main Library

Search the Children's Department for images of Irish culture. Once you've found all the pictures turn in your game sheet at the desk and choose a priz
11:00 AM Trap a leprechaun: Family STEM Program
Main Library

Celebrate Irish folklore by making a leprechaun trap! Once trapped the leprechaun has to tell you his secrets and share his pot of gold! Our monthly S

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ALL MONTH All things Irish I-Spy
Main Library

Search the Children's Department for images of Irish culture. Once you've found all the pictures turn in your game sheet at the desk and choose a priz

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ALL DAY I Spy Hidden Pictures
St. Albans Branch Library

Search for the hidden pictures, then return your completed game sheet to the service desk. Choose a prize from the treasure chest. Children 12 and you
ALL MONTH All things Irish I-Spy
Main Library

Search the Children's Department for images of Irish culture. Once you've found all the pictures turn in your game sheet at the desk and choose a priz
6:00 PM to 8:00 PM The Foreign Policy Association's Great Decisions Discussion 2019
Main Library

Join us the third Monday of each month through November (except July) for the Foreign Policy Association’s Great Decisions Discussion. This national
1:00 PM Golden Years
Sissonville Branch Library

Fun-filled afternoon for seniors with games, crafts, and refreshments.
6:00 PM Hooks and Needles
Elk Valley Branch Library

Join other needle crafters and work on your current project at the library. Bring your own supplies. Beginners through experts welcome. Adults and Tee

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ALL MONTH All things Irish I-Spy
Main Library

Search the Children's Department for images of Irish culture. Once you've found all the pictures turn in your game sheet at the desk and choose a priz
ALL DAY I Spy Hidden Pictures
St. Albans Branch Library

Search for the hidden pictures, then return your completed game sheet to the service desk. Choose a prize from the treasure chest. Children 12 and you
10:00 AM Baby & Me Storytime
Main Library

Storytime program for ages birth-18 months. Babies and caregivers will enjoy books, songs, rhymes, and more in this interactive program. Afterwards st
12:00 PM Elk Valley Book Group
Elk Valley Branch Library

Join Book Group members for a discussion of "The Martian" by Andy Weir. Copies of the book are available for checkout from the circulation desk. New
3:30 PM Teen Tuesday: Game On!
Cross Lanes Branch Library

Grab a friend and get in the game! Meet up at the library after school for good times, good friends, and gaming. You won't want to miss this event. Re
6:00 PM Seussville in Sissonville
Sissonville Branch Library

Join us in a Seussibration! There will be games, crafts, stories, rhymes, snacks, and more. Registration opens February 26, 2019.

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ALL DAY I Spy Hidden Pictures
St. Albans Branch Library

Search for the hidden pictures, then return your completed game sheet to the service desk. Choose a prize from the treasure chest. Children 12 and you
ALL MONTH All things Irish I-Spy
Main Library

Search the Children's Department for images of Irish culture. Once you've found all the pictures turn in your game sheet at the desk and choose a priz
10:00 AM Tiny Tots Storytime
Main Library

Storytime program for ages 18-36 months. Toddlers and caregivers will enjoy books, stories, songs, rhymes, and much more in this interactive program e
10:30 AM Books 'n' More
St. Albans Branch Library

Storytime programs for preschoolers. Pre-K 3-5 years and caregiver.
10:30 AM Jump Into Storytime
Cross Lanes Branch Library

Storytime designed for children up to 5 years of age. Child and caregiver will enjoy stories, songs, rhymes, and much more. Caregivers are encouraged
11:00 AM Playgroup @ the Library
Cross Lanes Branch Library

All the fun of a traditional playgroup but with none of the fuss! Drop in to socialize with other families and play with toys reserved just for this a

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ALL MONTH All things Irish I-Spy
Main Library

Search the Children's Department for images of Irish culture. Once you've found all the pictures turn in your game sheet at the desk and choose a priz
ALL DAY I Spy Hidden Pictures
St. Albans Branch Library

Search for the hidden pictures, then return your completed game sheet to the service desk. Choose a prize from the treasure chest. Children 12 and you
10:00 AM Toddler Exploration
Main Library

In this program we'll provide activities for toddlers that help them explore the world around them. Come dressed to make a mess!
10:30 a.m. Jump into Storytime!
Dunbar Branch Library

Storytime sessions are designed for children up to 5 years of age. Child and caregiver will enjoy stories, songs, rhymes, and much more. Caregivers ar
11:00 a.m. Playgroup
Dunbar Branch Library

Playgroup is a time for your child to socialize and play. The program helps children learn to interact and engage with other children through special
11:00 AM Jump into Storytime
Clendenin Branch Library

Storytime designed for children up to 5 years of age. Child and caregiver will enjoy stories, songs, rhymes, and much more. Caregivers are encouraged
1:15 PM Books 'N' More
Main Library

Storytime program for preschoolers including books, music and a simple craft.
6:00 PM Family Fun: Tape Resist Watercolor Painting
Elk Valley Branch Library

Families are invited to learn a new form of watercolor painting. Patrons will use tape and watercolor paints to create a Tape Resist Watercolor Master
6:00 PM Teen Night: Nailed It or Failed It
Sissonville Branch Library

Do you have what it takes to recreate intricately decorated marshmallow pops? Find out during our Nailed It or Failed It challenge! Supplies are limit
6:00 P.M. Brick Builders
Riverside Public Library

A large assortment of plastic bricks will be available for patrons to make their own design. Work alone or in groups to build one of our models.
6:00 PM Bullet Journal Basics
Cross Lanes Branch Library

Clear your mental clutter and get organized by learning to create your own Bullet Journal (or BuJo). This class will teach you strategies to turn any

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ALL DAY I Spy Hidden Pictures
St. Albans Branch Library

Search for the hidden pictures, then return your completed game sheet to the service desk. Choose a prize from the treasure chest. Children 12 and you
ALL MONTH All things Irish I-Spy
Main Library

Search the Children's Department for images of Irish culture. Once you've found all the pictures turn in your game sheet at the desk and choose a priz

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ALL MONTH All things Irish I-Spy
Main Library

Search the Children's Department for images of Irish culture. Once you've found all the pictures turn in your game sheet at the desk and choose a priz
ALL DAY I Spy Hidden Pictures
St. Albans Branch Library

Search for the hidden pictures, then return your completed game sheet to the service desk. Choose a prize from the treasure chest. Children 12 and you

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ALL MONTH All things Irish I-Spy
Main Library

Search the Children's Department for images of Irish culture. Once you've found all the pictures turn in your game sheet at the desk and choose a priz

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ALL MONTH All things Irish I-Spy
Main Library

Search the Children's Department for images of Irish culture. Once you've found all the pictures turn in your game sheet at the desk and choose a priz
6:00 PM Hooks and Needles
Elk Valley Branch Library

Join other needle crafters and work on your current project at the library. Bring your own supplies. Beginners through experts welcome. Adults and Tee

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ALL MONTH All things Irish I-Spy
Main Library

Search the Children's Department for images of Irish culture. Once you've found all the pictures turn in your game sheet at the desk and choose a priz
10:00 AM Baby & Me Storytime
Main Library

Storytime program for ages birth-18 months. Babies and caregivers will enjoy books, songs, rhymes, and more in this interactive program. Afterwards st
10:30 A.M. Born to Read
Riverside Public Library

Storytime program for our youngest patrons.
11:00 A.M. Playgroup at the Library
Riverside Public Library

All the fun of a traditional playgroup but none of the fuss! Drop in to socialize with other families and play with toys reserved just for this age g
1:30 PM Adult Crafternoon: Painted Candy Jars
Elk Valley Branch Library

Adults are invited to create painted candy jars using mason jars and stencils. Use pastel colors to create a sweet spring gift! All materials provid
6:00 PM Teen Game Night
Elk Valley Branch Library

Teens are invited for an evening of games. We will have Xbox games, plus some fun board games to pick from. There will also be snacks. Bring your f

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ALL MONTH All things Irish I-Spy
Main Library

Search the Children's Department for images of Irish culture. Once you've found all the pictures turn in your game sheet at the desk and choose a priz
10:00 AM Tiny Tots Storytime
Main Library

Storytime program for ages 18-36 months. Toddlers and caregivers will enjoy books, stories, songs, rhymes, and much more in this interactive program e
10:30 AM Jump into Storytime
Elk Valley Branch Library

Storytime sessions are designed for children up to 5 years of age. Adult and child will enjoy stories, songs, rhymes, and more.
10:30 AM I Made it Myself
St. Albans Branch Library

Crafty fun for preschoolers. Come dressed to make a mess! Ages 3-5 and caregiver.
11:00 AM Playgroup @ the Library
Cross Lanes Branch Library

All the fun of a traditional playgroup but with none of the fuss! Drop in to socialize with other families and play with toys reserved just for this a
11:00 AM Playgroup
Sissonville Branch Library

Children will have fun playing with others their own age, while adults can relax and chat.
11:00 AM Playgroup @ the Library
Cross Lanes Branch Library

All the fun of a traditional playgroup but with none of the fuss! Drop in to socialize with other families and play with toys reserved just for this a
11:15 A.M. Teen Time
Riverside Public Library

Bring a friend and challenge them to a Wii or board game. Free refreshments will be available.
11:30 AM Mall Book Group
Charleston Town Center, Main Library

Join us at the Charleston Town Center Panera Bread on the last Wednesday of every month, 11:30 a.m. to discuss a different book. Copies of the book wi

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ALL MONTH All things Irish I-Spy
Main Library

Search the Children's Department for images of Irish culture. Once you've found all the pictures turn in your game sheet at the desk and choose a priz
10:00 AM Playgroup at the Library
Main Library

All the fun of a traditional playgroup but none of the fuss. Drop in to socialize with other families and play with toys reserved just for this age gr
1:15 PM Books 'N' More
Main Library

Storytime program for preschoolers including books, music and a simple craft.
5:30 pm Off the Hook
Dunbar Branch Library

"Off the Hook" is a knitting and crochet group that meets in the Dunbar Branch Library's large meeting room every fourth Thursday at 5:30 p.m. Beginne
6:00 PM Sissonville Cookbook Club
Sissonville Branch Library

Experiment with different recipes and taste new flavors! The Sissonville Cookbook Club meets every other month on the fourth Thursday, 6:00 p.m. at th
6:00 PM Family Game Night
Elk Valley Branch Library

Learn a new game or play an old favorite. Game night at the library is a fun evening of family-friendly competition for all ages.
6:00 P.M. Family Fun Night
Riverside Public Library

Come out for stories, crafts, and other fun activities for the whole family.
6:00 PM Tech Time: Smart Phones 101
St. Albans Branch Library

Delve into the world of smart phones with our resident techie, Evan Swisher. Evan will go over some of the most popular smart phones available and the

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ALL MONTH All things Irish I-Spy
Main Library

Search the Children's Department for images of Irish culture. Once you've found all the pictures turn in your game sheet at the desk and choose a priz
1:00 PM Homeschool Afternoon
Elk Valley Branch Library

Come join us for a program especially for homeschool families. This month, families will learn about some of the useful educational features of the li

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ALL MONTH All things Irish I-Spy
Main Library

Search the Children's Department for images of Irish culture. Once you've found all the pictures turn in your game sheet at the desk and choose a priz

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