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April 15th - 21st, 2019
Hooks and Needles Join other needle crafters and work on your current project at the library. Bring your own supplies. Beginners through experts welcome. Adults and Teens.
April 15, 6:00 PM
The Foreign Policy Association's Great Decisions Discussion 2019 Join us the third Monday of each month through November (except July) 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 Middle East: Regional Disorder." Everyone welcome.
April 15, 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Golden Years Fun-filled afternoon for seniors with games, crafts, and refreshments.
April 15, 1:00 PM
Some Bunny to Love I-Spy Search the Children's Department for pictures of cute bunnies in love. Once you've found all the pictures turn in your game sheet at the desk and choose a prize from our treasure chest!
April 15, ALL MONTH
Colorful Sun Catcher Craft Welcome Spring by painting a colorful sun catcher. We will have several designs to choose from. Registration is required. Registration opens April 1; limited to 20 participants. Family.
April 15, 11:00 AM
Hidden Eggs During the month of April, a limited number of treat-filled eggs will be hidden throughout the library collection. Will you be lucky enough to find one?
April 15, ALL MONTH
Spring Break Ultimate Gaming The ultimate gaming experience returns to your library! 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 P.M.
Spring Break Ultimate Gaming The ultimate gaming experience returns to your library! 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, 5:30 PM
Family Fun Night: Chicks Come out for stories, crafts, and other fun activities for the whole family.
April 15, 6:00 PM
KCS Spring Break Week Celebrate KCS Spring Break Week at KCPL! Special event programs include performances by Madcap Puppets, a special birthday party for the Easter Bunny, and visits by the gaming truck.
April 15, ALL WEEK
Baby & Me Storytime Storytime program for ages birth-18 months. Babies and caregivers will enjoy books, songs, rhymes, and more in this interactive program. Afterwards stay, play, and socialize in our children's play area.
April 16, 10:00 AM
Elk Valley Book Group Join Book Group members for a discussion of "Us Against You" by Fredrik Backman. Copies of the book are available for checkout from the circulation desk. New members are always welcome.
April 16, 12:00 PM
Some Bunny to Love I-Spy Search the Children's Department for pictures of cute bunnies in love. Once you've found all the pictures turn in your game sheet at the desk and choose a prize from our treasure chest!
April 16, ALL MONTH
Crafternoon! Join us for an evening of crafts. There will be a variety of crafts available for your convenience, but feel free to get creative. The only limit is your imagination and our craft supplies. Registration opens March 19, 2019.
April 16, 6:00 PM
Hidden Eggs During the month of April, a limited number of treat-filled eggs will be hidden throughout the library collection. Will you be lucky enough to find one?
April 16, ALL MONTH
Born to Read Storytime for our youngest patrons. Birth-3 with caregiver. Registration required. Registration begins April 2.
April 16, 10:30 AM
Spring Break Ultimate Gaming The ultimate gaming experience returns to your library! 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 16, 2:00 PM
Madcap Puppets: The Great Space Caper Travel to outer space on your Spring Break! Famous space explorer, Buzby, crash lands his spaceship on a strange planet and forms an unlikely friendship with a stranded alien named Galax. Together, they uncover the mysteries of our universe as they search for a new planet that the funny little creature can call home. Presented by Madcap Puppets, this 45 minute performance is best suited for children ages 5-12.
April 16, 2:00 PM
Madcap Puppets: The Great Space Caper Travel to outer space on your Spring Break! Famous space explorer, Buzby, crash lands his spaceship on a strange planet and forms an unlikely friendship with a stranded alien named Galax. Together, they uncover the mysteries of our universe as they search for a new planet that the funny little creature can call home. Presented by Madcap Puppets, this 45 minute performance is best suited for children ages 5-12.
April 16, 6:00 PM
Tiny Tots Storytime Storytime program for ages 18-36 months. Toddlers and caregivers will enjoy books, stories, songs, rhymes, and much more in this interactive program ending with a collaborative activity. Afterwards, stay, play, and socialize in our children's play area.
April 17, 10:00 AM
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 17, 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 at this informal gathering. “Children learn as they play. Most importantly, in play children learn how to learn.” -O. Fred Donaldson
April 17, 11:00 AM
Some Bunny to Love I-Spy Search the Children's Department for pictures of cute bunnies in love. Once you've found all the pictures turn in your game sheet at the desk and choose a prize from our treasure chest!
April 17, ALL MONTH
Hidden Eggs During the month of April, a limited number of treat-filled eggs will be hidden throughout the library collection. Will you be lucky enough to find one?
April 17, ALL MONTH
Spring Break Ultimate Gaming The ultimate gaming experience returns to your library! 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 17, 2:00 PM
Madcap Puppets: The Great Space Caper Travel to outer space on your Spring Break! Famous space explorer, Buzby, crash lands his spaceship on a strange planet and forms an unlikely friendship with a stranded alien named Galax. Together, they uncover the mysteries of our universe as they search for a new planet that the funny little creature can call home. Presented by Madcap Puppets, this 45 minute performance is best suited for children ages 5-12.
April 17, 10:30 AM
Madcap Puppets: The Great Space Caper Travel to outer space on your Spring Break! Famous space explorer, Buzby, crash lands his spaceship on a strange planet and forms an unlikely friendship with a stranded alien named Galax. Together, they uncover the mysteries of our universe as they search for a new planet that the funny little creature can call home. Presented by Madcap Puppets, this 45 minute performance is best suited for children ages 5-12.
April 17, 2:00 PM
Happy Birthday, Easter Bunny! Celebrate the Easter Bunny’s birthday with a fun and magical party! From silly magic surprises to a visit with the birthday friend this party will have you laughing and going wild!
April 17, 1:00 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.
April 17, 10:30 AM
Books 'n' More Storytime programs for preschoolers. Pre-K 3-5 years and caregiver.
April 17, 10:30 AM
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!
April 18, 10:00 AM
Books 'N' More Storytime program for preschoolers including books, music and a simple craft.
April 18, 1:15 PM
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! After storytime, kids are invited to stay, play, and socialize with others at the Library.
April 18, 11:00 AM
Family Fun: Picture Perfect Photo Albums Photos are even more fun to share with family or friends when they are organized in photo albums. Come join us at the library and make your own personal photo album. All materials provided. Registration starts March 11.
April 18, 6:00 PM
Shirts to DYE for Come join us for a night of dyeing. Bring your own shirts, socks, pillowcases, tote bags, or any cotton items you would like. Registration is required. Spots are limited. Registration opens March 29, 2019.
April 18, 6:00 PM
Some Bunny to Love I-Spy Search the Children's Department for pictures of cute bunnies in love. Once you've found all the pictures turn in your game sheet at the desk and choose a prize from our treasure chest!
April 18, ALL MONTH
Hidden Eggs During the month of April, a limited number of treat-filled eggs will be hidden throughout the library collection. Will you be lucky enough to find one?
April 18, ALL MONTH
Spring Break Ultimate Gaming The ultimate gaming experience returns to your library! 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 18, 2:00 PM
Spring Break Ultimate Gaming The ultimate gaming experience returns to your library! 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 18, 5:30 PM
Happy Birthday, Easter Bunny! Celebrate the Easter Bunny’s birthday with a fun and magical party! From silly magic surprises to a visit with the birthday friend this party will have you laughing and going wild!
April 18, 10:30 AM
Happy Birthday, Easter Bunny! Celebrate the Easter Bunny’s birthday with a fun and magical party! From silly magic surprises to a visit with the birthday friend this party will have you laughing and going wild!
April 18, 2:00 PM
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. Register to get reminders of future club meetings!
April 19, 3:00 PM-4:00 PM
Some Bunny to Love I-Spy Search the Children's Department for pictures of cute bunnies in love. Once you've found all the pictures turn in your game sheet at the desk and choose a prize from our treasure chest!
April 19, ALL MONTH
Hidden Eggs During the month of April, a limited number of treat-filled eggs will be hidden throughout the library collection. Will you be lucky enough to find one?
April 19, ALL MONTH
Happy Birthday, Easter Bunny! Celebrate the Easter Bunny’s birthday with a fun and magical party! From silly magic surprises to a visit with the birthday friend this party will have you laughing and going wild!
April 19, 10:30 AM
Happy Birthday, Easter Bunny! Celebrate the Easter Bunny’s birthday with a fun and magical party! From silly magic surprises to a visit with the birthday friend this party will have you laughing and going wild!
April 19, 2:00 PM
Earth Day: Family STEM Program Celebrate Earth Day by building tables and shelves for your favorite books from recycled newspapers. No hammer or saw required! Our monthly STEM programs provide hands on science, technology, engineering, and mathematics activities for the family.
April 20, 11:00 AM
Hidden Eggs During the month of April, a limited number of treat-filled eggs will be hidden throughout the library collection. Will you be lucky enough to find one?
April 20, ALL MONTH
Spring Break Ultimate Gaming The ultimate gaming experience returns to your library! 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 20, 12:30 PM
Mountain Magic: Sharon Powers, Interactive Appalachian Pioneer Games Step back in time with Sharon Powers to learn about Appalachian pioneers. Fun, interactive games along with Power’s storytelling will bring the early years of West Virginia to life before your eyes. Mountain Magic is a celebration of the rich literary and storytelling heritage of West Virginia. Come sit with us for a spell as we share the songs and folklore of Appalachia, from true stories of life in the mountains to chilling tales of haunted hollows. Children: 6-12 Years. Mountain Magic is sponsored by The West Virginia Humanities Council, Step by Step, Kanawha County Public Library and The Friends of The Library Foundation.
April 20, 12:00 PM
Closed for Easter Holiday All KCPL locations will be closed all day for the Easter holiday.
April 21, All Day