Teens: Anime Afternoon 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 Library.
April 11, 3:30 PM
Playgroup at the 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 group. Parents supervise their children during this informal gathering.
April 11, 10:00 AM
Books 'N' More Storytime program for preschoolers including books, music and a simple craft.
April 11, 1:15 PM
Relax and Color Experience relaxation as you color your cares away. Bring your own materials or use those provided by the Cross Lanes Library Board.
April 11, 6:00 PM
Jump into Storytime! Storytime sessions are designed for children up to 5 years of age. Child and caregiver will enjoy stories, songs, rhymes, and much more. Caregivers are encouraged to participate along with the children! After storytime, kids are invited to stay, play, and socialize with others.
April 11, 10:30 a.m.
Playgroup 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 Playgroup toys.
April 11, 11:00 a.m.
Book Chat 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 month's title. Limited copies available.
April 11, 1:00 PM
Playgroup at the 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. Drop in to socialize with other families and play with age appropriate toys. We provide the toys and clean up the mess, and you need only to provide the energetic youngster!
April 11, 11:00 AM
Cupcake Wars Work against the clock to create your own unique cupcake creation to show the judges. Win a small prize if yours is voted the best. Then enjoy sampling all of your hard work.
April 11, 3:30 PM
National Library Week I Spy Who's that hiding at the Cross Lanes Branch Library? It's your helpful local library worker! Find all 5 hidden pictures of library staff members and earn a prize! One prize per person please.
April 11, ALL DAY
Mountain Magic: Mikalena Zuckett, Traditional Appalachian Tales Children of all ages will enjoy Mikalena Zuckett’s renditions of Appalachian Jack tales, West Virginia ghost stories, and of course, tales of the Tallypo. When not captivating students at her elementary school with her storytelling, Zuckett serves as president of the West Virginia Storytelling Guild. Mountain Magic is a celebration of the rich literary and storytelling heritage of West Virginia. Come sit with us for a spell as we share the songs and folklore of Appalachia, from true stories of life in the mountains to chilling tales of haunted hollows. Children: 6-12 Years. Mountain Magic is sponsored by The West Virginia Humanities Council, Step by Step, Kanawha County Public Library and The Friends of The Library Foundation.
April 11, 6:00 PM
Fine Free Week In celebration of National Library Week, all KCPL locations will observe Fine Free Week April 8 - 14. During this time patrons may return overdue items to any KCPL location and no fines will be assessed for the returned items. Please note that the $15 long overdue fee for items more than 45 days past due will not be waived during Fine Free Week. Please check with a staff member for more information.
April 11, All Day