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February 10th - 16th, 2020
Jump into Storytime Storytime sessions are designed for children up to 5 years of age.
February 10, 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Playgroup Children will have fun playing with others their own age, while adults can relax and chat.
February 10, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Book Club The group will meet on the second Monday of each month at 6 p.m. The discussion for February will be "The Stranger in the Woods" by Michael Finkel.
February 10, 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 10, ALL MONTH
I Spy Hearts Valentine's Day is fast approaching and love is in the air. Grab a game sheet and spy all five unique hearts hidden in the Children's area of the library. Limit one prize per child please.
February 11, All Day
Teen Time Bring a friend and challenge them to a Wii or board game. Free refreshments will be provided.
February 11, 3:45 P.M.
Books 'N' More Storytime program for preschoolers including books, music and simple crafts.
February 11, 10:30 AM
Baby & Me Storytime Interactive program with books, songs, rhymes, and more. Afterwards stay, play, and socialize in our children's play area.
February 11, 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 11, ALL MONTH
Born to Read Storytime for our youngest patrons. Birth-3 with caregiver. Registration required. Registration begins January 28.
February 11, 10:30 AM
Golden Years Fun-filled activities for seniors with games and crafts.
February 11, 4:00 PM
I Spy Hearts Valentine's Day is fast approaching and love is in the air. Grab a game sheet and spy all five unique hearts hidden in the Children's area of the library. Limit one prize per child please.
February 12, All Day
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 12, 10:30 AM
Homeschool Day Homeschool families will meet together to learn about the library services and resources and work on a different fun lesson every month. Make new friends, share ideas and plan future lessons. Activities and crafts will be available for children as parents meet. Learn how the library can be a part of the homeschool experience. All Ages. Registration required.
February 12, 12:30 PM
Books On Tap

Science Fiction/Fantasy Book Group for Adults Only. Meeting at Black Sheep Burrito and Brews, 702 Quarrier Street. This is a book group where adults can meet to discuss their opinions on the latest book selection in a relaxed & open atmosphere.

"Space Opera" by Catherynne M. Valente - Copies may be picked up at the Reference Desk at the Main Library. (Seating at Black Sheep is limited to 10)

February 12, 6:00 PM
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.
February 12, 3:30 PM
Homeschool Day Learn about research tools and resources. Activities for the whole family.
February 12, 10:30 AM
Teens: Retro Love Time travel back in time with us to check out the weird and funky ways people celebrated this lovey-dovey holiday we call Valentine's Day. This event has been moved from Friday, February 14 to Wednesday, February 12.
February 12, 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 12, 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 12, 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 12, ALL MONTH
Teen Sewing Practice Curious about how to sew? Practice on one of our sewing machines! Take home your project to impress your family and friends.
February 12, 3:30 PM
Playgroup at 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 at this informal gathering. Birth-36 months and caregiver.
February 12, 10:30 AM
I Spy Hearts Valentine's Day is fast approaching and love is in the air. Grab a game sheet and spy all five unique hearts hidden in the Children's area of the library. Limit one prize per child please.
February 13, All Day
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.
February 13, 1:00 PM
Teen Book Group 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 Club of Cross Lanes.
February 13, 4:30 PM
Family Fun: Valentine's Day Dessert Party Come join us for a evening of creating Valentine's Day desserts. Keep them for yourself or give to someone special. All materials provided. Registration begins January 28.
February 13, 5:30 PM
Board Games Bring a friend and challenge them to a board game or play against other patrons.
February 13, 6:00 PM
Valentine Card Making Come make special Valentine cards for family and friends.
February 13, 6:00 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.
February 13, 10:00 AM
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 13, 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 13, ALL MONTH
Teen Time: Anti-Valentine's Day Party Not a fan of Valentine's Day? Join us after school for an Anti-Valentine's Day party! We will have crafts, snacks, and more.
February 13, 5:30 PM
Upcycled Shoe Boxes Do you love making something cute and useful out of garbage? Come out to turn an old shoe box into a cute and useful basket for your home. Adults 18 and older. Registration required. Registration begins January 30.
February 13, 6:00 PM
Clendenin Library Book Group Join our Book Group for a discussion of "Wonder" by R.J. Palacio. Bring a bag lunch if you want; we'll provide drinks and snacks. Copies of the book are available for checkout from the circulation desk or download this title from our website.
February 13, 12:00 PM
Business After Hours Our Library: The Hub of the Community. The library, in conjunction with the Saint Albans Area Chamber of Commerce, will be hosting the city's February Business After Hours event. Come, meet, and mingle with members of your community! Refreshments and door prizes—and networking at its best! Sponsored by the St. Albans Branch Library Advisory Board. 5:30 -7:30 p.m. All ages.
February 13, 5:30 PM
I Spy Hearts Valentine's Day is fast approaching and love is in the air. Grab a game sheet and spy all five unique hearts hidden in the Children's area of the library. Limit one prize per child please.
February 14, All Day
Teen Anti-Valentine's Day Party Not a fan of Valentine's Day? Join us after school for an Anti-Valentine's Day party! We will have crafts, snacks, and more.
February 14, 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 14, ALL MONTH
Cross Lanes Book Discussion Group Join the Cross Lanes Book Discussion Group to discuss our February selection, "The Girls," by Emma Cline. The book is available four weeks before our meeting and you can check it out at the Cross Lanes Branch Library's circulation desk.
February 14, 11:00 AM
Crafternoon: Farmhouse Book Stack Learn to make and customize a decorative farmhouse-inspired book stack. Space is limited and registration is required. Registration opens Friday, January 31. This program is made possible by the John and Lucille Pianfetti Foundation.
February 14, 1:00 PM
I Spy Hearts Valentine's Day is fast approaching and love is in the air. Grab a game sheet and spy all five unique hearts hidden in the Children's area of the library. Limit one prize per child please.
February 15, All Day
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 15, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Rock'n robots STEM program Meet Carl, a 3-foot tall competition robot and watch other robots in action as they roam autonomously or are guided by remote controls. Build a working robotic part. Program presented by the South Charleston High School Robotics Club.
February 15, 11:00 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 15, ALL MONTH
My Favorite Things Stop by the St. Albans Children's Department between 10:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. and make a mixed media collage of your favorite things. Family.
February 15, 10:30 AM
Sunday Jams: St. Marks Steel 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 are St. Marks Steel Drums. Caribbean and spiritual tunes are performed by a diverse group of musicians from St Marks United Methodist Church. Doing all the good we can in the world, with a funky beat that will just make you happy. Funding for Sunday Jams provided by KCPL Annual Book Sale.
February 16, 2:00 PM-3:30 PM
National Engineers Week Design, build and test a variety of engineering projects.
February 16, ALL WEEK