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June 11th - 17th, 2018
Teens: Upcycled Music Art Do you love music and making things? Then join us as the teens create different art projects with recycled CDs, vinyl records and cassette tapes. Space is limited, so sign up now! Registration opens on June 4.
June 11, 6:00 PM
Make it and Take It: Tree of Life Pendant Learn about gemstones and minerals and make your own Tree of Life pendant with the help of a member of the Kanawha Rock and Gem Club. Class size is limited. Registration required and begins May 25.
June 11, 6:00 PM
Morning Movie at the Library Join us to watch a family friendly movie on the library's big screen. Call the library (304-965-3636) to find out what will be showing.
June 11, 10:30 AM
Libraries Rock Miniature Disco Balls Using scissors and glue, transform simple materials into a disco ball. Hang it in your room and rock and read your way to your Summer Library goals. Registration opens June 1.
June 11, 6:00 PM
Creative Harmony Let music inspire you to create your own masterpiece. Program sponsored by the Avashia Family. Registration is required and begins June 9. Space is limited!
June 12, 2:00 PM
Baby & Me Storytime program designed for our youngest patrons
June 12, 10:00 AM
Ultimate Gaming Experience 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.
June 12, 6:00 PM
Teens: Upcycled Music Art Do you love music and making things? Then join us as the teens create different art projects with recycled CDs, vinyl records and cassette tapes. Space is limited, so sign up now! Registration opens on June 4.
June 12, 6:00 PM
I Spy: Music Take the I Spy Music Challenge! Search the library for hidden music inspired pictures. Just grab a game sheet at the front desk and mark off all as you find them. Return the completed game sheet to the front desk for a prize. Limit one prize, children 12 and under please.
June 12, ALL DAY
Crafts In The Park - Coonskin Park Children can make a fun craft to take home before checking out books.
June 12, 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Books 'n' More Storytime program for preschoolers including books, music and a simple craft.
June 12, 11:00 AM
Family Morning Movie Join us to watch a family friendly movie on the library's big screen. Call the library (304-984-2244) to find out what will be showing.
June 12, 10:30 A.M.
Tending the Garden Come and find out how our garden is progressing. Get hands-on experience caring for a vegetable garden. Come dressed to play in the dirt.
June 12, 6:00 P.M.
Understanding and Using Census Data Join Timothy Sarko, a Data Dissemination Specialist (DDS) from the U.S. Census Bureau, as he explains how to use census data. Census data can be helpful and instrumental in many different areas such as researching, securing funding for nonprofit organizations, starting a small business, expanding an existing business, etc. Learn how to access online data using American FactFinder (and other census tools) and you will see why census data is such a useful asset and how it can benefit you and your organization. Learn how to distinguish between the different types of data, compare data accurately, and more. This program is part of our 2018 nonprofit and grant writing program series which runs March-July. Registration is required for this program and opens May 1, 2018.
June 13, 2:00 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! Stay and play at playgroup or older children can make a craft.
June 13, 10:30 AM
Tiny Tots Storytime program designed for ages 18-36 mo.
June 13, 10:00 AM
I Spy: Music Take the I Spy Music Challenge! Search the library for hidden music inspired pictures. Just grab a game sheet at the front desk and mark off all as you find them. Return the completed game sheet to the front desk for a prize. Limit one prize, children 12 and under please.
June 13, ALL DAY
Musical Instrument Petting Zoo For this special event, the Kanawha County Public Library will host Vince Gorby from Gorby's Music, Inc. Vince will bring a group of instruments and share some facts about them with the audience. Then, each child will get to try at least one instrument! Registration is required and will open on June 1. We ask that all participants be elementary school aged to allow everyone to properly enjoy the program. There will be a limit of 25 participants.
June 13, 10:30 AM
Discovery Play Join us for some fun, hands-on sensory activities and craft projects that target all five senses. Children from birth to 5 years of age and their favorite adults are encouraged to attend. Come dressed to have fun and make a mess!
June 13, 11:00 A.M.
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.
June 13, 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.
June 14, 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.
June 14, 10:00 AM
Books 'N' More Storytime program for preschoolers including books, music and a simple craft.
June 14, 1:15 PM
Teens: Emotive Art Music can make us feel all sorts of emotions, so this program will help us to visualize those emotions! Teens will create several different types of art based on how the selected types of music make them feel. Spaces are limited, so sign up today. Registration opens on May 28.
June 14, 6:00 PM
I Spy: Music Take the I Spy Music Challenge! Search the library for hidden music inspired pictures. Just grab a game sheet at the front desk and mark off all as you find them. Return the completed game sheet to the front desk for a prize. Limit one prize, children 12 and under please.
June 14, ALL DAY
Make it and Take It: Tree of Life Pendant Learn about gemstones and minerals and make your own Tree of Life pendant with the help of a member of the Kanawha Rock and Gem Club. Class size is limited. Registration required and begins May 31.
June 14, 6:00 PM
Geodes Come and learn about naturally formed Geodes. Rock specimens will be available for kids to break and view.
June 14, 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 14, 1:00 P.M.
2018 Quilt Display: Remembering a Friend: A Retrospective of the Artistry of Barbara Lantz The Kanawha Valley Quilters honor one of their best quilters with a special display of her quilts on the first floor beginning June 14 through early September.
June 14, ALL MONTH
Old MacDonald's Sing-Along Farm Everybody on the farm has a favorite song. Join Old Farmer MacDonald, his wife Mrs. MacDonald, Daisy the Cow, Simon the Pig and all your favorite friends from the farm for a fun and energetic sing-along that brings everyone together. From tunes like “Camptown Races” to classic nursery rhymes like “Hey Diddle Diddle,” this fun interactive show has a strong character message of sharing and caring for others and is a great option for our youngest audiences.
June 15, 10:30 AM
Old MacDonald's Sing-Along Farm Everybody on the farm has a favorite song. Join Old Farmer MacDonald, his wife Mrs. MacDonald, Daisy the Cow, Simon the Pig and all your favorite friends from the farm for a fun and energetic sing-along that brings everyone together. From tunes like “Camptown Races” to classic nursery rhymes like “Hey Diddle Diddle,” this fun interactive show has a strong character message of sharing and caring for others and is a great option for our youngest audiences.
June 15, 2:00 PM
Make and Take Father's Day Craft Families are invited to make a special Father's Day craft and card. Family. Supplies are limited, so registration is encouraged.
June 15, 4:00 PM
I Spy: Music Take the I Spy Music Challenge! Search the library for hidden music inspired pictures. Just grab a game sheet at the front desk and mark off all as you find them. Return the completed game sheet to the front desk for a prize. Limit one prize, children 12 and under please.
June 15, ALL DAY
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!
June 15, 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Old MacDonald's Sing-Along Farm Everybody on the farm has a favorite song. Join Old Farmer MacDonald, his wife Mrs. MacDonald, Daisy the Cow, Simon the Pig and all your favorite friends from the farm for a fun and energetic sing-along that brings everyone together. From tunes like “Camptown Races” to classic nursery rhymes like “Hey Diddle Diddle,” this fun interactive show has a strong character message of sharing and caring for others and is a great option for our youngest audiences.
June 16, 10:30 AM
Old MacDonald's Sing-Along Farm Everybody on the farm has a favorite song. Join Old Farmer MacDonald, his wife Mrs. MacDonald, Daisy the Cow, Simon the Pig and all your favorite friends from the farm for a fun and energetic sing-along that brings everyone together. From tunes like “Camptown Races” to classic nursery rhymes like “Hey Diddle Diddle,” this fun interactive show has a strong character message of sharing and caring for others and is a great option for our youngest audiences.
June 16, 2:00 PM
I Spy: Music Take the I Spy Music Challenge! Search the library for hidden music inspired pictures. Just grab a game sheet at the front desk and mark off all as you find them. Return the completed game sheet to the front desk for a prize. Limit one prize, children 12 and under please.
June 16, ALL DAY
Mosaic Stepping Stone Learn the basics of designing a mosaic stepping stone. Design your own to use as a lawn decoration or on the porch. For adults and seniors. Limit 15. Registration begins Monday, May 21, 2018.
June 16, 1:00 PM -3:00 PM
Family STEM Program: 6 Simple Machines Make and learn about six simple machines: the pulley, the wheel and axle, the incline plane, the screw, the wedge and the lever. Registration required, limited to 20 participants. Registration opens June 1.
June 16, 11:00 AM