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February 3rd - 9th, 2020
Adult Crafting Class Adult Crafting Classes are held the first Monday of each month at 6 p.m. Supplies are limited.
February 3, 6:00 PM
Black History Month I-Spy Search the Children's Department for images of lesser known African Americans, and learn what they're famous for while you're at it! Once you've found all the pictures and identified the people, turn in your game sheet at the desk and choose a prize from our treasure chest!
February 3, ALL MONTH
Kingdom Krafters: Valentine Make a Valentine decoration to sweeten up your holiday. Registration is required. Registration begins January 6. Adult.
February 3, 6:00 PM
Poetry for Therapy with author Daisha Overstreet Join Daisha Overstreet, author of the book, "Free Therapy," as she shows you how poetry, writing, and creativity can all be forms of free therapy accessible to anyone. This class will help you establish a safe space through self expression, learn about a safe and healthy way to process life, and to create poems you are proud of. Registration required. Adults only.
February 4, 6:00 PM
Family STEM Night Monthly STEM activity night for the whole family!
February 4, 6:00 PM
Teen Time Bring a friend and challenge them to a Wii or board game. Free refreshments will be provided.
February 4, 3:45 PM
Baby & Me Storytime Interactive program with books, songs, rhymes, and more. Afterwards stay, play, and socialize in our children's play area.
February 4, 10:00 AM
Black History Month I-Spy Search the Children's Department for images of lesser known African Americans, and learn what they're famous for while you're at it! Once you've found all the pictures and identified the people, turn in your game sheet at the desk and choose a prize from our treasure chest!
February 4, ALL MONTH
Teen Time: Chocolate Olympics Join in the games of chocolate! Whether racing against others or the clock, you’ll have a yummy time. See if you have what it takes to win an award of chocolate. Limit 20. Registration begins January 13.
February 4, 5:30 PM
Born to Read Storytime for our youngest patrons. Birth-3 with caregiver. Registration required. Registration begins January 21.
February 4, 10:30 AM
St. Albans Writes Dr. Rebecca Goodwin will use her two books, "Did You Tell Them Who You Are?" and "Who Are Her People?" to illustrate types of writing about one's family: biography, memoir, family history, and genealogy. You are sure to be informed and entertained at this presentation. Light refreshments provided by the St. Albans Branch Library Advisory Board. Adult and Teen.
February 4, 6:30 PM
Knit a Bit Join other knitters and work on your current project at the library. Bring your own supplies. Beginners through experts welcome. Adults.
February 5, 10:30 AM
Game On! Grab a friend and get in the game! Teens & tweens are invited to meet up at the library for good times, good friends, and gaming. You won't want to miss this event.
February 5, 3:30 - 4:45 PM
Jump into Storytime Storytime sessions are designed for children up to 5 years of age.
February 5, 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Playgroup Children will have fun playing with others their own age, while adults can relax and chat.
February 5, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Teens: Roast Club 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 provided by The Friends of The Library.
February 5, 3:30 PM
Tiny Tots Storytime Interactive program with books, songs, rhymes, music and more! Afterwards, stay, play, and socialize in our children's play area or join our 10:35 a.m. playgroup.
February 5, 10:00 AM
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.
February 5, 10:35 AM
Black History Month I-Spy Search the Children's Department for images of lesser known African Americans, and learn what they're famous for while you're at it! Once you've found all the pictures and identified the people, turn in your game sheet at the desk and choose a prize from our treasure chest!
February 5, ALL MONTH
Harry Potter Book Night Join us for a magical evening of fun as we celebrate Harry Potter Book Night! Are you brave enough to put your name in the Goblet of Fire? Compete in our very own Triwizard Tournament and face challenges that will test your magical prowess, daring, and powers of deduction! Put your skills to the test while also enjoying crafts and refreshments. Wizards, witches, and Muggles of all ages are welcome! Sponsored by the Sissonville Library Advisory Board.
February 6, 6:00 PM
Harry Potter Book Night Join us for a magical evening of fun as we celebrate Harry Potter Book Night! Are you brave enough to compete in your very own Triwizard Tournament? Put your skills to the test while also enjoying crafts and refreshments. Harry Potter themed attire is encouraged, but not required. All ages are welcome.
February 6, 4:00 PM
Thursday Book Group This discussion group will enjoy nine books from different genres (novels, short stories, memoir, biography) featuring literary giants such as Hemingway as well as from new best-selling authors such as Celeste Ng and Alex Michaelides. The group meets the first Thursday of each month through May 2020 at the Main Library. Join us for a lively discussion. Tim Basford is the discussion leader. February's book is "Boys in the Boat" by Daniel James Brown. Copies are available at the Reference Desk.
February 6, 3:00 PM
Board Games Bring a friend and challenge them to a board game or play against other patrons.
February 6, 11:00 AM
Movie Night Come watch a newly-released movie. Free refreshments will be provided.
February 6, 6:00 PM
Family Fun: I Love Science Experiments We won’t be getting into the chemistry of love, but we can get into some fun chemistry experiments and science activities with a heart theme. All materials provided. Registration begins January 20.
February 6, 6:00 PM
Harry Potter Book Night Join us for a magical evening of fun as we celebrate Harry Potter Book Night! Refreshments will be available, and there will be activities on each floor for all ages. Sponsored by The Friends of The Library Foundation.
February 6, 6:00 PM
Books 'N' More Preschoolers will love this storytime! We read books, practice rhymes, dance, and make a craft. Afterwards, parents and children can socialize in our play area and check out some books!
February 6, 1:15 PM
Black History Month I-Spy Search the Children's Department for images of lesser known African Americans, and learn what they're famous for while you're at it! Once you've found all the pictures and identified the people, turn in your game sheet at the desk and choose a prize from our treasure chest!
February 6, ALL MONTH
Harry Potter Book Night Join us for a magical evening as we celebrate Harry Potter Book Night! Refreshments will be provided by the St. Albans Branch Library Advisory Board. All Ages.
February 6, 5:30 PM
Library Brick Builders Club 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 License! Using popular toy building bricks, participants may work on step by step creations or engage in more personalized designs in our free play construction zone. Family.
February 7, 3:30 PM
Black History Month I-Spy Search the Children's Department for images of lesser known African Americans, and learn what they're famous for while you're at it! Once you've found all the pictures and identified the people, turn in your game sheet at the desk and choose a prize from our treasure chest!
February 7, ALL MONTH
Yoga Class Enrich your body and mind during this free yoga class led by Christine Coleman! This class is intended for adults, but ages 16+ may attend with an adult. Class size is limited, participants will need to bring their own mat.
February 8, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Teens: Dungeons and Dragons Club ADVENTURERS WANTED! Interested in joining a Dungeons and Dragons club? Never played before? No problem! Join us on the second Saturday of each month for our gaming sessions in the Teen Zone of the Charleston Main Library.
February 8, 12:00 PM
Black History Month I-Spy Search the Children's Department for images of lesser known African Americans, and learn what they're famous for while you're at it! Once you've found all the pictures and identified the people, turn in your game sheet at the desk and choose a prize from our treasure chest!
February 8, ALL MONTH
Sunday Jams: Minor Swing Our long running family music series is back by popular demand! People of all ages are invited to hear live music performed in a relaxed setting. Today's performers, Minor Swing, are a Gypsy Jazz quartet, playing instrumental jazz in the style of Django Rheinhardt and Stephane Grappelli. Based in Charleston, members are Ray Singleton (guitar), Alasha Al-Qudwah (violin), Kevin Arbogast (guitar), and Grant Jacobs (bass). Funding for Sunday Jams provided by KCPL Annual Book Sale.
February 9, 2:00 PM-3:30 PM