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June 5th - 11th, 2017
Alzheimer's Disease: Dementia Conversations This workshop is for families facing a new diagnosis of Alzheimer’s and will offer tips on how to have honest and caring conversations with family members about: going to the doctor; deciding when to stop driving; and making legal and financial plans. The presenter is Lisa Campbell. This is one of a series of free community workshops presented by the West Virginia Chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association being offered throughout the Kanawha County Public Library in May and June.
June 5, 6:00 PM
Prepping for a Disaster There are always unforeseeable disasters that you should be prepared for. Let Joseph Adkins and Tabitha Arnold of The Mountaineer Institute for Self Reliance teach you how to make common sense preparations for likely, real-world disasters through their philosophy of "Prepare, Survive, Thrive." For more information go to http://mountaineerselfreliance.com/.
June 5, 6:00 PM
Build A Better World: Kindness Project Help brighten someone's day by spreading a little kindness and cheer. We will have a card station set up all month long. Come create a card to be given to local hospitals.
June 5, ALL MONTH
Baby & Me Storytime program designed for our youngest patrons.
June 6, 10:00 AM
Family Night: Construction Zone If you love building and creating things, then this is the night for you! Come join us as we spend the night building all sorts of cool and exciting things. Registration for this event opens on May 30.
June 6, 6:00 PM
Born to Read Storytime for our youngest patrons. Birth-3 with caregiver. Registration required. Registration begins May 23.
June 6, 10:30 AM
Dunbar Book Chat Join Dunbar Book Chat Club members for a discussion of "Can't We Talk about Something More Pleasant?" by Roz Chast. Copies of the book are available for checkout from the circulation desk. New members are always welcome.
June 6, 7:00 PM
Build A Better World: Kindness Project Help brighten someone's day by spreading a little kindness and cheer. We will have a card station set up all month long. Come create a card to be given to local hospitals.
June 6, ALL MONTH
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.
June 7, 10:30 AM
Born to Read A Storytime program for our youngest patrons. Birth - 36 months & caregiver.
June 7, 11:00 AM
Tiny Tots Storytime program designed for ages 18-36 mo.
June 7, 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.
June 7, 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
June 7, 11:00 AM
2017 Quilt Display: "The Joy of Quilting" Quilts created by members of the Kanawha Valley Quilters Guild and the Moon and Stars Quilters will be on display again this summer. Be sure to vote for your favorite quilt in the guestbook at the Reference Desk on the first floor. The display will go up June 7.
June 7, ALL MONTH
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 laptop for hands-on instruction. Call us for questions about device compatibility. You will also need a current Kanawha County Public Library card.
June 7, 2:00 - 3:00 pm
Build A Better World: Kindness Project Help brighten someone's day by spreading a little kindness and cheer. We will have a card station set up all month long. Come create a card to be given to local hospitals.
June 7, ALL MONTH
Born to Read Storytime programs for our youngest patrons. Birth-36 months and caregiver.
June 7, 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!
June 8, 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.
June 8, 1:00 PM
Books 'N' More Storytime program for preschoolers including books, music and a simple craft.
June 8, 1:15 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.
June 8, 10:00 AM
Family Fun Night Stories, crafts, activities and games. Fun for the whole family.
June 8, 6:00 PM
Build A Better World: Kindness Project Help brighten someone's day by spreading a little kindness and cheer. We will have a card station set up all month long. Come create a card to be given to local hospitals.
June 8, ALL MONTH
Build A Better World: Kindness Project Help brighten someone's day by spreading a little kindness and cheer. We will have a card station set up all month long. Come create a card to be given to local hospitals.
June 9, ALL MONTH
Summer Library Kick-Off Party It's time for our Summer Library Kick-Off Party! Join us for an excellent time of crafts, games, and snacks. You can also sign up for the Summer Library Club and learn all about our awesome prizes. Registration for this event opens on May 22.
June 10, 11:00 AM
Summer Reading Kick-off Come help us design our library garden. Build with our new building blocks, crafts and games. Free refreshments will be available.
June 10, 11:00 AM
Summer Library Club Kickoff! In preparation for this summer's theme, "Build a Better World," join us at the library for a fun day of activity, building bricks, and refreshments! Balloon sculptor Robert Edsel Young will be attending the party from noon to 2:00 pm. Later in the afternoon, we will have a special STEM program based on the Three Little Pigs. While you're here, sign up for the Summer Library Club!
June 10, 11:00 AM
Summer Reading Kick-Off Come in and sign up for one of our three Summer Library Clubs! Specially designed reading programs for Children, Teens and Adults. Join us for games, activities and prizes for all ages!
June 10, 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Build a Better World Kickoff Party Celebrate the start of our summer reading challenge (for children, teens, and adults) with a fun-filled afternoon of games, crafts, building challenges, and snacks. Be sure to register your whole family in an age-appropriate reading club and check out a few books to get everyone off to a good start.
June 10, 2:00 PM
Build A Better World: Kindness Project Help brighten someone's day by spreading a little kindness and cheer. We will have a card station set up all month long. Come create a card to be given to local hospitals.
June 10, ALL MONTH