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March 20th - 26th, 2017
Relax and Color Experience relaxation as you color your cares away. Bring your own materials or use those provided by the library. Registration required. Registration begins March 6.
March 20, 6:00 PM
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.
March 20, 6:00 PM
The Foreign Policy Association's Great Decisions Discussion 2017 Join us the third Monday of each month through December for the Foreign Policy Association’s Great Decisions Discussion. This national program is designed to engage citizens in learning about the world, and it emphasizes discussion and active participation from those attending. Each participant gets briefing books that feature impartial, thought-provoking analyses on eight issues of concern to U.S. policymakers today and will then be asked to report, either individually or as part of a group, on a specific topic. This month's topic is The European Union.
March 20, 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Painting Lesson The teen board is hosting an art night. Join us to create paintings. Get your Bob Ross on at the St. Albans Library. Registration required, limited to 20 participants. Registration starts February 21.
March 20, 6:00 PM
Youth Art Month Celebrate Youth Art Month in Children's Services by checking out a children's art book or DVD to get a chance to enter a special prize drawing. Add to our Post-It Note Art Gallery throughout the month. Let your imagination run wild!
March 20, ALL MONTH
Fairy Tale Fun Family Night Step inside some of your favorite fairy tales with related crafts and construction challenges.
March 20, 6:00 pm
Beginning of Spring Crafts All week long we will have crafts themed around the beginning of Spring. Come in and get creative!
March 20, ALL DAY
I Spy Hidden Pictures: Cinderella Around the World Search for the hidden pictures and learn about how children all over the world enjoy the story of Cinderella. Return your completed game sheet to the service desk, then choose a prize from the treasure chest. Children 12 and younger.
March 20, ALL DAY
Seussical I-Spy Those wacky Seuss characters are on the loose in our Children's Department and we need your help rounding them up! Find all the characters on your game sheet to earn a prize from the treasure chest.
March 20, ALL DAY
Cinderella Around the World Search the children's area for hidden pictures and learn how children all over the world enjoy the story of Cinderella. Return your completed game sheet to the service desk, then choose a prize from the treasure chest.
March 20, ALL DAY
Around the World with Cinderella Everyone knows at least one version of the tale of Cinderella. Do you know that Cinderella stories are found all over the world? At this family storytime, several versions of the story will be shared along with games and crafts. Participants are invited to come dressed as their favorite characters from this beloved story.
March 20, 6:00 PM
Golden Years Fun filled afternoon for Seniors with games, crafts, and refreshments.
March 20, 1:00 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 "The Readers of Broken Wheel Recommend" by Katarina Bivald.
March 21, 3:00 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. Coffee, tea and desserts provided by the Elk Valley Advisory Board. This month's title TBA.
March 21, 12:00 PM
Step Inside the Library Winter Reading Club Step inside the library for chances to win prizes this winter. Fill out an entry slip each time you check out or renew an item during your visit to your local branch library from Tuesday, Jan. 3 to Friday, Mar. 31, and you’ll be entered in a weekly drawing to win a gift card. You will also have the opportunity to get one extra entry just for registering, and there are prizes for children, teens and adults. Every entry you make counts toward a final drawing that will take place after Friday, Mar. 31 for a $25 Amazon gift card grand prize. So, don’t be left out in the cold this winter. Be sure to step inside the library today!
March 21, ALL DAY
Youth Art Month Celebrate Youth Art Month in Children's Services by checking out a children's art book or DVD to get a chance to enter a special prize drawing. Add to our Post-It Note Art Gallery throughout the month. Let your imagination run wild!
March 21, ALL MONTH
Baby & Me Storytime program designed for our youngest patrons.
March 21, 10:00 AM
Born to Read Storytime for our youngest patrons. Birth-3 with caregiver. Registration required. Registration begins March 7.
March 21, 10:30 AM
Beginning of Spring Crafts All week long we will have crafts themed around the beginning of Spring. Come in and get creative!
March 21, ALL DAY
I Spy Hidden Pictures: Cinderella Around the World Search for the hidden pictures and learn about how children all over the world enjoy the story of Cinderella. Return your completed game sheet to the service desk, then choose a prize from the treasure chest. Children 12 and younger.
March 21, ALL DAY
Seussical I-Spy Those wacky Seuss characters are on the loose in our Children's Department and we need your help rounding them up! Find all the characters on your game sheet to earn a prize from the treasure chest.
March 21, ALL DAY
Cinderella Around the World Search the children's area for hidden pictures and learn how children all over the world enjoy the story of Cinderella. Return your completed game sheet to the service desk, then choose a prize from the treasure chest.
March 21, ALL DAY
Family Night: Princes and Princesses HEAR YE, HEAR YE! Tonight we are having a prince and princess event. We'll have fun learning about the history of some of the best known fairy tales from around the world. Come join us for an evening of royal crafts, games and fun! Registration for this event opens on March 8.
March 21, 6:00 PM
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.
March 21, 4:00 P.M
Youth Art Month Celebrate Youth Art Month in Children's Services by checking out a children's art book or DVD to get a chance to enter a special prize drawing. Add to our Post-It Note Art Gallery throughout the month. Let your imagination run wild!
March 22, ALL MONTH
Playgroup Come and enjoy an hour of socializing with other parents as the kids play!
March 22, 11:00 AM
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.
March 22, 10:30 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. Birth - 36 months.
March 22, 11 a.m.
Born to Read Storytime program for our youngest patrons. Birth - 36 months.
March 22, 10:30 a.m.
Jump into Storytime Storytime 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! Stay and play at playgroup or older children can make a craft.
March 22, 10:30 AM
Beginning of Spring Crafts All week long we will have crafts themed around the beginning of Spring. Come in and get creative!
March 22, ALL DAY
I Spy Hidden Pictures: Cinderella Around the World Search for the hidden pictures and learn about how children all over the world enjoy the story of Cinderella. Return your completed game sheet to the service desk, then choose a prize from the treasure chest. Children 12 and younger.
March 22, ALL DAY
Seussical I-Spy Those wacky Seuss characters are on the loose in our Children's Department and we need your help rounding them up! Find all the characters on your game sheet to earn a prize from the treasure chest.
March 22, ALL DAY
Cinderella Around the World Search the children's area for hidden pictures and learn how children all over the world enjoy the story of Cinderella. Return your completed game sheet to the service desk, then choose a prize from the treasure chest.
March 22, ALL DAY
I Made it Myself Crafty fun for preschoolers. Come dressed to make a mess! Ages 3-5 and caregiver.
March 22, 10:30 AM
Playgroup @ the Library 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
March 22, 11:00 AM
Tiny Tots Storytime program designed for ages 18-36 mo.
March 22, 10:00 AM
E-Books 101 Like the idea of downloading free library books while sitting at home in your pajamas? It’s easy to do! This class covers our two major e-book and downloadable audiobook services, Overdrive and Hoopla. Bring your tablet, smartphone, or other device for hands-on instruction. You will also need a current Kanawha County Public Library card.
March 23, 10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Squirt Gun Painting Squirt guns aren't just for soaking people! Meet us on the library lawn to make a work of art using squirt guns and paint. Be prepared to get a little messy.
March 23, 3:00 PM
Off the Hook Knit & Crochet Club Socialize with other crafters while you work on your knitted and crocheted projects. Bring your own supplies. All levels of expertise are welcome, and Off the Hook members are happy to help beginners as they learn new skills. Always held on the fourth Thursday of the month.
March 23, 5:30-7:00 PM
Youth Art Month Celebrate Youth Art Month in Children's Services by checking out a children's art book or DVD to get a chance to enter a special prize drawing. Add to our Post-It Note Art Gallery throughout the month. Let your imagination run wild!
March 23, ALL MONTH
Sissonville Movie Night Come watch a newly released movie at our Sissonville movie night! Popcorn will be provided.
March 23, 6:00 PM
Cinderella Fun Stories, games and crafts.
March 23, 6 p.m.
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.
March 23, 10:00 AM
Cinderella's Dance Party Calling all Princes and Princesses! You are cordially invited to attend a super fun dance party. Strike a pose in our "photo booth." Have a cup of punch and dance the night away.
March 23, 6:00 PM
Beginning of Spring Crafts All week long we will have crafts themed around the beginning of Spring. Come in and get creative!
March 23, ALL DAY
I Spy Hidden Pictures: Cinderella Around the World Search for the hidden pictures and learn about how children all over the world enjoy the story of Cinderella. Return your completed game sheet to the service desk, then choose a prize from the treasure chest. Children 12 and younger.
March 23, ALL DAY
Seussical I-Spy Those wacky Seuss characters are on the loose in our Children's Department and we need your help rounding them up! Find all the characters on your game sheet to earn a prize from the treasure chest.
March 23, ALL DAY
Cinderella Around the World Search the children's area for hidden pictures and learn how children all over the world enjoy the story of Cinderella. Return your completed game sheet to the service desk, then choose a prize from the treasure chest.
March 23, ALL DAY
Books 'N' More Storytime program for preschoolers including books, music and a simple craft.
March 23, 1:15 PM
Anime Club Are you an anime fan? Come join us as we watch anime and discuss related fandom interests. You can also participate in related activities. We will meet the fourth Thursday of every month.
March 23, 6:00 PM
Youth Art Month Celebrate Youth Art Month in Children's Services by checking out a children's art book or DVD to get a chance to enter a special prize drawing. Add to our Post-It Note Art Gallery throughout the month. Let your imagination run wild!
March 24, ALL MONTH
I Spy Hidden Pictures: Cinderella Around the World Search for the hidden pictures and learn about how children all over the world enjoy the story of Cinderella. Return your completed game sheet to the service desk, then choose a prize from the treasure chest. Children 12 and younger.
March 24, ALL DAY
Seussical I-Spy Those wacky Seuss characters are on the loose in our Children's Department and we need your help rounding them up! Find all the characters on your game sheet to earn a prize from the treasure chest.
March 24, ALL DAY
Cinderella Around the World Search the children's area for hidden pictures and learn how children all over the world enjoy the story of Cinderella. Return your completed game sheet to the service desk, then choose a prize from the treasure chest.
March 24, ALL DAY
Youth Art Month Celebrate Youth Art Month in Children's Services by checking out a children's art book or DVD to get a chance to enter a special prize drawing. Add to our Post-It Note Art Gallery throughout the month. Let your imagination run wild!
March 25, ALL MONTH
Beginning of Spring Crafts All week long we will have crafts themed around the beginning of Spring. Come in and get creative!
March 25, ALL DAY
Seussical I-Spy Those wacky Seuss characters are on the loose in our Children's Department and we need your help rounding them up! Find all the characters on your game sheet to earn a prize from the treasure chest.
March 25, ALL DAY
Cinderella Around the World Search the children's area for hidden pictures and learn how children all over the world enjoy the story of Cinderella. Return your completed game sheet to the service desk, then choose a prize from the treasure chest.
March 25, ALL DAY
Mall Teen Book Group Are you a book addict? If so, join us at the Charleston Town Center Panera Bread for the Teen Mall Book Group. For our March meeting, we will discuss "Graceling" by Kristin Cashore.
March 25, 3:00 PM