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April 10th - 16th, 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.
April 10, 6:00 PM
National Library Week Crafts All week long we will have crafts themed around National Library Week. Come in and get creative!
April 10, ALL DAY
Money Smart I-Spy Search the Children's Department for pictures of common pieces of money and work on building your memory of the worth of each one! Once you've found all the money pieces, turn in your game sheet at the desk and choose a prize from our treasure chest!
April 10, ALL MONTH
DIY Coffee Mug Design your own coffee mug using permanent markers. This program is sponsored by Friends of The Library Foundation of Kanawha County, Inc.
April 10, 6:00 PM
Silly Safaris Live Animal Show Join Amazon John for a "Silly Safaris Show"--a high energy and zany theatrical performance complete with a variety of live animals!
April 10, 11:00 AM
Silly Safaris Live Animal Show Join Amazon John for a "Silly Safaris Show"--a high energy and zany theatrical performance complete with a variety of live animals!
April 10, 2:00 PM
Fine Free Week In celebration of National Library Week, all KCPL locations will observe Fine Free Week April 10 - 16. 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 10, ALL WEEK
Silly Safaris Live Animal Show Join Amazon John for a "Silly Safaris Show"--a high energy and zany theatrical performance complete with a variety of live animals!
April 10, 4:00 PM
Silly Safaris Live Animal Show Join Amazon John for a "Silly Safaris Show"--a high energy and zany theatrical performance complete with a variety of live animals!
April 10, 6:00 PM
I Spy Hidden Pictures Search for the hidden pictures, then return your completed game sheet to the service desk. Choose a prize from the treasure chest. Children 12 and younger.
April 10, ALL DAY
Baby & Me Storytime program designed for our youngest patrons.
April 11, 10:00 AM
National Library Week Crafts All week long we will have crafts themed around National Library Week. Come in and get creative!
April 11, ALL DAY
Spring Break Gaming Extravaganza Celebrate spring break with a gaming extravaganza! WV Mobile Gaming will be at your local library with their state of the art gaming theater. The climate-controlled gaming theater is tricked out with 4 50" TVs inside and 2 additional 50" TVs on the outside for maximum fun. You will be able to enjoy the latest games on the best gaming systems available, including: Xbox One, Wii U, and Playstation 4. This event has been sponsored by The Wilsons.
April 11, 2:00 PM
Spring Break Gaming Extravaganza Celebrate spring break with a gaming extravaganza! WV Mobile Gaming will be at your local library with their state of the art gaming theater. The climate-controlled gaming theater is tricked out with 4 50" TVs inside and 2 additional 50" TVs on the outside for maximum fun. You will be able to enjoy the latest games on the best gaming systems available, including: Xbox One, Wii U, and Playstation 4.
April 11, 6:00 PM
Money Smart I-Spy Search the Children's Department for pictures of common pieces of money and work on building your memory of the worth of each one! Once you've found all the money pieces, turn in your game sheet at the desk and choose a prize from our treasure chest!
April 11, ALL MONTH
Books 'n' More Storytime program for preschoolers. Pre-K 3-5 years.
April 11, 10:30 AM
Fine Free Week In celebration of National Library Week, all KCPL locations will observe Fine Free Week April 10 - 16. 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 WEEK
Silly Safaris Live Animal Show Join Amazon John for a "Silly Safaris Show"--a high energy and zany theatrical performance complete with a variety of live animals!
April 11, 11:00 AM
Born to Read Storytime for our youngest patrons. Birth-3 with caregiver. Registration required. Registration begins March 28.
April 11, 10:30 AM
Silly Safaris Live Animal Show Join Amazon John for a "Silly Safaris Show"--a high energy and zany theatrical performance complete with a variety of live animals!
April 11, 2:00 PM
Silly Safaris Live Animal Show Join Amazon John for a "Silly Safaris Show"--a high energy and zany theatrical performance complete with a variety of live animals!
April 11, 4:00 PM
Silly Safaris Live Animal Show Join Amazon John for a "Silly Safaris Show"--a high energy and zany theatrical performance complete with a variety of live animals!
April 11, 6:00 PM
I Spy Hidden Pictures Search for the hidden pictures, then return your completed game sheet to the service desk. Choose a prize from the treasure chest. Children 12 and younger.
April 11, ALL DAY
St. Albans Writes: Sabrina McClure Sabrina McClure is interested in fantasy and in young adult fiction. She has planned a series of novels and the first is "Hades Sent: An Aria Matthews Novel." "Hades Sent" is an urban fantasy for young/new adults. Aria Matthews is an ordinary high school senior on the verge of graduating and preparing for college. Weeks after her eighteenth birthday, Aria begins seeing strange things as her world is about to be flipped upside down. Readers of all ages will enjoy this speaker. She will sell the book after the presentation.
April 11, 6:30 PM
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 at this informal gathering. “Children learn as they play. Most importantly, in play children learn how to learn.” -O. Fred Donaldson
April 12, 11:00 AM
Books 'n' More Storytime for preschoolers and caregiver.
April 12, 11:00 AM
Using Census Data for Grant Writing Join Timothy Sarko, a Data Dissemination Specialist (DDS) from the U.S. Census Bureau, as he explains how to use census data for grant writing. Census data can be very instrumental in securing funding for nonprofit organizations. Learn why census data is the foundation of a great grant proposal. This program is part of our 2017 nonprofit and grant writing program series which runs February-June. Registration is required for this program and opens March 8, 2017.
April 12, 2:00 PM
Tiny Tots Storytime program designed for ages 18-36 mo.
April 12, 10:00 AM
National Library Week Crafts All week long we will have crafts themed around National Library Week. Come in and get creative!
April 12, ALL DAY
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.
April 12, 10:30 AM
Money Smart I-Spy Search the Children's Department for pictures of common pieces of money and work on building your memory of the worth of each one! Once you've found all the money pieces, turn in your game sheet at the desk and choose a prize from our treasure chest!
April 12, ALL MONTH
Homeschool Day Learn about research tools and resources. Activities for the whole family.
April 12, 11:30 AM
Fine Free Week In celebration of National Library Week, all KCPL locations will observe Fine Free Week April 10 - 16. 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 12, ALL WEEK
I Spy Hidden Pictures Search for the hidden pictures, then return your completed game sheet to the service desk. Choose a prize from the treasure chest. Children 12 and younger.
April 12, ALL DAY
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.
April 12, 10:30 AM
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. There will be a door prize!
April 13, 6:00 PM
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.
April 13, 1:00 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.
April 13, 10:00 AM
Books 'N' More Storytime program for preschoolers including books, music and a simple craft.
April 13, 1:15 PM
National Library Week Crafts All week long we will have crafts themed around National Library Week. Come in and get creative!
April 13, ALL DAY
Anime Afternoon Chill out in the Teen Zone with anime and snacks! Refreshments provided by The Friends of The Library Foundation.
April 13, 3:00 PM
Spring Break Gaming Extravaganza Celebrate spring break with a gaming extravaganza! WV Mobile Gaming will be at your local library with their state of the art gaming theater. The climate-controlled gaming theater is tricked out with 4 50" TVs inside and 2 additional 50" TVs on the outside for maximum fun. You will be able to enjoy the latest games on the best gaming systems available, including: Xbox One, Wii U, and Playstation 4.
April 13, 1:00 PM
Spring Break Gaming Extravaganza Celebrate spring break with a gaming extravaganza! WV Mobile Gaming will be at your local library with their state of the art gaming theater. The climate-controlled gaming theater is tricked out with 4 50" TVs inside and 2 additional 50" TVs on the outside for maximum fun. You will be able to enjoy the latest games on the best gaming systems available, including: Xbox One, Wii U, and Playstation 4.
April 13, 5:30 PM
Money Smart I-Spy Search the Children's Department for pictures of common pieces of money and work on building your memory of the worth of each one! Once you've found all the money pieces, turn in your game sheet at the desk and choose a prize from our treasure chest!
April 13, ALL MONTH
Family Fun Night Stories, crafts, activities and games. Fun for the whole family.
April 13, 6:00 PM
Fine Free Week In celebration of National Library Week, all KCPL locations will observe Fine Free Week April 10 - 16. 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 13, ALL WEEK
Teen Movie Movies just for teens in grades 6-12. Movies may be rated PG-13. Registration required. Registration opens March 30.
April 13, 3:30 PM
Teen Book Group What are you reading? Meet Keith at the library and let's talk about it. Refreshments provided by the Cross Lanes Library Advisory Board and the Woman's Club of Cross Lanes.
April 13, 4:00 PM
I Spy Hidden Pictures Search for the hidden pictures, then return your completed game sheet to the service desk. Choose a prize from the treasure chest. Children 12 and younger.
April 13, ALL DAY
Spring Break Gaming Extravaganza Celebrate spring break with a gaming extravaganza! WV Mobile Gaming will be at your local library with their state of the art gaming theater. The climate-controlled gaming theater is tricked out with 4 50" TVs inside and 2 additional 50" TVs on the outside for maximum fun. You will be able to enjoy the latest games on the best gaming systems available, including: Xbox One, Wii U, and Playstation 4.
April 14, 3:00 PM
Money Smart I-Spy Search the Children's Department for pictures of common pieces of money and work on building your memory of the worth of each one! Once you've found all the money pieces, turn in your game sheet at the desk and choose a prize from our treasure chest!
April 14, ALL MONTH
Fine Free Week In celebration of National Library Week, all KCPL locations will observe Fine Free Week April 10 - 16. 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 14, ALL WEEK
I Spy Hidden Pictures Search for the hidden pictures, then return your completed game sheet to the service desk. Choose a prize from the treasure chest. Children 12 and younger.
April 14, ALL DAY
Them Bones and More: Family STEM Program Learn about your wonderful body and tips for staying healty. Build your own skeleton, test your heart rate, build with life size size x-rays, make wounds with fake blood, test your 'Operation' skills and more. Attending families will receive a first aid kit; learning the importance of each component. (while supplies last).
April 15, 11:00 AM
National Library Week Crafts All week long we will have crafts themed around National Library Week. Come in and get creative!
April 15, ALL DAY
Spring Break Gaming Extravaganza Celebrate spring break with a gaming extravaganza! WV Mobile Gaming will be at your local library with their state of the art gaming theater. The climate-controlled gaming theater is tricked out with 4 50" TVs inside and 2 additional 50" TVs on the outside for maximum fun. You will be able to enjoy the latest games on the best gaming systems available, including: Xbox One, Wii U, and Playstation 4.
April 15, 2:00 PM
Fine Free Week In celebration of National Library Week, all KCPL locations will observe Fine Free Week April 10 - 16. 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 15, ALL WEEK
Bunnies Storytime (Books 'n' More) Storytime for preschoolers and toddlers with a parent or caregiver. We will share stories, songs, and crafts with a bunny theme.
April 15, 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
April 15, 11:45 AM
Closed All KCPL locations will be closed all day for the Easter holiday.
April 16, ALL DAY