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January 16th - 22nd, 2017
Hooks and Needles Join other needle crafters and work on your projects at the library. Bring your own supplies and projects. Call the library for more information. For beginners through experts. Adults and Teens.
January 16, 6:00 PM
Golden Years Fun filled afternoon for Seniors with games, crafts, and refreshments.
January 16, 1:00 PM
What's Your Dream? Elementary aged children and their families are invited to join us for crafts, activities, and stories as we celebrate the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Drop in any time between 1 and 4 PM.
January 16, 1:00 PM
Curious George I-Spy Come to the children's floor and join us for a Curious George I-Spy! Pick up a game sheet at the desk on the children's floor and mark off the various Curious George pictures as you find them. When you're finished, return the game sheet to the desk for a prize. Each child can win one prize per day.
January 16, ALL DAY
Library Closing Closed for Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
January 16, ALL DAY
Family Fun: Edible Construction Start with graham crackers and frosting, add assorted decorating materials, and use your imagination to construct your own building. Whether yours is a cottage, a kennel, an apartment, or a shack, it's a SWEET way to spend an evening.
January 16, 6:00 PM
Magazine Animals Come make an animal Silhouette art piece using magazines. Registration required, limited to 20 participants. Registration starts December 20.
January 16, 6:00 PM
I Spy Hidden Pictures Find all the items on your I Spy sheet that are hidden around the Children's Department and then turn your completed sheet in for a prize from our treasure chest! 12 and younger.
January 16, ALL DAY
PALS Book Club This book club was formed especially for seniors by Highmark PALS (People Able to Lend Support) in order to bring older adults together for a literary challenge and social interaction. The groups meet once a month except in December. If you are eligible for Medicare, are interested in making new friends and enjoy discussing new books, contact your local library for more information. Copies of the books are limited. Coffee, tea and desserts provided by the Elk Valley Advisory Board. This month's title is "Dimestore" by Lee Smith.
January 17, 12:00 PM
PALS Book Club This book club was formed especially for seniors by Highmark PALS (People Able to Lend Support) in order to bring older adults together for a literary challenge and social interaction. The groups meet once a month except in December. If you are eligible for Medicare, are interested in making new friends and enjoy discussing new books, contact your local library for more information. Copies of the books are limited. This month's title is "Still Life with Bread Crumbs" by Anna Quindlen.
January 17, 3:00 PM
Family Night: Popcorn Week It's National Popcorn day this week, so we'll be celebrating in style with all sorts of popcorn-themed treats, crafts and activities. Come join us for a fun filled evening! Registration for this program opens on January 4.
January 17, 6:00 PM
Born To Read Storytime for our youngest patrons. Birth-3 with caregiver. Registration required. Registration begins January 3.
January 17, 10:30 AM
Curious George I-Spy Come to the children's floor and join us for a Curious George I-Spy! Pick up a game sheet at the desk on the children's floor and mark off the various Curious George pictures as you find them. When you're finished, return the game sheet to the desk for a prize. Each child can win one prize per day.
January 17, ALL DAY
Baby & Me Storytime program designed for our youngest patrons.
January 17, 10:00 AM
Game On! Quick! Grab a friend and get in the game. Meet Keith at the library after school for good times, good friends, and gaming. You won't want to miss this event. Refreshments provided by the Cross Lanes Library Advisory Board and the Woman's Club of Cross Lanes.
January 17, 4:00 P.M.
I Spy Hidden Pictures Find all the items on your I Spy sheet that are hidden around the Children's Department and then turn your completed sheet in for a prize from our treasure chest! 12 and younger.
January 17, ALL DAY
Curious George I-Spy Come to the children's floor and join us for a Curious George I-Spy! Pick up a game sheet at the desk on the children's floor and mark off the various Curious George pictures as you find them. When you're finished, return the game sheet to the desk for a prize. Each child can win one prize per day.
January 18, ALL DAY
Tiny Tots Storytime program designed for ages 18-36 mo.
January 18, 10:00 AM
I Spy Hidden Pictures Find all the items on your I Spy sheet that are hidden around the Children's Department and then turn your completed sheet in for a prize from our treasure chest! 12 and younger.
January 18, ALL DAY
Books 'n' More Storytime programs for preschoolers. Pre-K 3-5 years and caregiver
January 18, 10:30 AM
Playgroup @ the 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 age group. Parents supervise their children during this informal gathering. “Children learn as they play. Most importantly, in play children learn how to learn.” -O. Fred Donaldson
January 18, 11:00 AM
Brick Builders Club 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 each program and earn a reward when it is full. It's free to join and everyone is invited.
January 19, 6:30 - 7:30 PM
Teen Book Club If you love reading and enjoy talking about your favorite books, come join us! This group will meet once a month to discuss a new book that the group will choose to read each month. At the end of the meeting, we will pick a new book to read for the following month. We will meet on the third Thursday of every month, at 4 p.m.
January 19, 4:00 PM
Poppin' Good Fun Pop on into the library for some poppin’ good fun in honor of National Popcorn Day! Who can resist the smell of freshly popped popcorn? We’ll find out with a variety of activities devoted to the beloved snack food. Bring a friend; the more the merrier.
January 19, 6:00 PM
Teens: Board Games and Popcorn If you love playing board games and enjoy eating pocorn, then this is the night for you! Bring your friends and have fun playing all sorts of games while eating different flavored popcorn all night.
January 19, 6:00 PM
Family Funtime Stories, crafts, activities and games. Fun for the whole family.
January 19, 6:00 PM
Curious George I-Spy Come to the children's floor and join us for a Curious George I-Spy! Pick up a game sheet at the desk on the children's floor and mark off the various Curious George pictures as you find them. When you're finished, return the game sheet to the desk for a prize. Each child can win one prize per day.
January 19, ALL DAY
Pop into the Library Pop on into the library for some poppin’ good fun in honor of National Popcorn Day! Who can resist the smell of freshly popped popcorn? We’ll have a variety of activities devoted to the beloved snack food. Registration required. Registration begins January 5.
January 19, 6:00 PM
Books 'N' More Storytime program for preschoolers including books, music and a simple craft.
January 19, 1:15 PM
Toddler Exploration In this program we'll provide activities for toddlers that help them explore the world around them. Come dressed to make a mess! Limited to 15 toddlers.
January 19, 10:00 AM
Teen Book Club Join us in the Teen Zone on January 19 to discuss "All the Bright Places" by Jennifer Niven. Interested teens may request the title at the Zone4 circulation desk starting December 16.
January 19, 3:00 PM
I Spy Hidden Pictures Find all the items on your I Spy sheet that are hidden around the Children's Department and then turn your completed sheet in for a prize from our treasure chest! 12 and younger.
January 19, ALL DAY
Brick Builders Club 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 each program and earn a reward when it is full. It's free to join and everyone is invited.
January 20, 3:00-4:00 PM
Curious George I-Spy Come to the children's floor and join us for a Curious George I-Spy! Pick up a game sheet at the desk on the children's floor and mark off the various Curious George pictures as you find them. When you're finished, return the game sheet to the desk for a prize. Each child can win one prize per day.
January 20, ALL DAY
I Spy Hidden Pictures Find all the items on your I Spy sheet that are hidden around the Children's Department and then turn your completed sheet in for a prize from our treasure chest! 12 and younger.
January 20, ALL DAY
Adults: Yoga for Beginners Yoga is a great way to relax the mind and body. If you've ever wanted to try it out but were worried about looking silly, this is the class for you! Sarah Stanley will be leading this lesson. Bring your mat or towel and a water bottle if you wish and come join us for a relaxing yoga experience. Registration for this class opens on January 1.
January 21, 10:00 AM
Curious George I-Spy Come to the children's floor and join us for a Curious George I-Spy! Pick up a game sheet at the desk on the children's floor and mark off the various Curious George pictures as you find them. When you're finished, return the game sheet to the desk for a prize. Each child can win one prize per day.
January 21, ALL DAY
Winter Wonderland: Family STEM Program No two snowflakes alike? Step inside as we test this theory and learn about an interesting pioneer and inventor named Snowflake Bentley. We will learn about his life, view photos of 100 year-old snowflakes, and create our own snowflakes.
January 21, 11:00 AM
Playgroup All the fun of a traditional playgroup but with none of the fuss! Immediately following storytime, adults are invited to socialize with other families and children to play with toys reserved just for this age group. Parents supervise their children at this informal gathering. “Children learn as they play. Most importantly, in play children learn how to learn.” -O. Fred Donaldson
January 21, 11:45 AM
Mittens and More Storytime (Books 'n' More) Storytime for preschoolers and toddlers with a parent or caregiver. Our stories, songs, and crafts will focus on coats, hats, mittens, and dressing for cold weather.
January 21, 11:00 AM