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June 17th - 23rd, 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.
June 17, 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.
June 17, ALL DAY
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 Rise of Populism in Europe." Everyone welcome.
June 17, 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Golden Years Fun-filled afternoon for seniors with games, crafts, and refreshments.
June 17, 1:00 PM
Family Drumming Fun Join Sheila McEntee from "Drum 'n' Fun" for an afternoon of family fun as we play percussion instruments together. No experience necessary! Registration is limited to 25 individuals and will open on June 1. Ages 6+ only please.
June 17, 2:00 PM
Family Drumming Fun Join Sheila McEntee from "Drum 'n' Fun" for an evening of family fun as we play percussion instruments together. No experience necessary! Registration is limited to 25 individuals and will open on June 1. Ages 6+ only please.
June 17, 6:00 PM
I Spy Hidden Pictures: I Love Peace A very special I Spy inspired by the I Love Peace event celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Coretta Scott King Award. 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.
June 17, ALL DAY
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.
June 18, ALL DAY
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.
June 18, 10:00 AM
Born to Read Storytime for our youngest patrons. Birth-3 with caregiver. Registration required. Registration begins June 4.
June 18, 10:30 AM
Elk Valley Book Group Join Book Group members for a discussion of "Little Fires Everywhere" by Celeste Ng. Copies of the book are available for checkout from the circulation desk. New members are always welcome.
June 18, 12:00 PM
Teens: Mixed Media Galaxy Pour This summer we are creating mixed media art involving the universe! Come join us as we use our imaginations to explore the cosmos! Registration opens on June 1.
June 18, 6:00 PM
Teens: Mixed Media Galaxy Pour This summer we are creating mixed media art involving the universe! Come join us as we use our imaginations to explore the cosmos! Registration opens on June 1.
June 18, 2:00 PM
Crafts in the park Visit the Mobile Library at Coonskin Park (playground area) and check out some books, audio books and DVDs. Children can also make a fun craft to take home.
June 18, 10:00 AM - Noon
Family Drumming Fun Join Sheila McEntee from "Drum 'n' Fun" for a morning of family fun as we play percussion instruments together. No experience necessary! Registration is limited to 25 individuals and will open on June 1. Ages 6+ only please.
June 18, 10:30 AM
Family Drumming Fun Join Sheila McEntee from "Drum 'n' Fun" for an afternoon of family fun as we play percussion instruments together. No experience necessary! Registration is limited to 25 individuals and will open on June 1. Ages 6+ only please.
June 18, 1:00 PM
Family Drumming Fun Join Sheila McEntee from "Drum 'n' Fun" for an evening of family fun as we play percussion instruments together. No experience necessary! Registration is limited to 25 individuals and will open on June 1. Ages 6+ only please.
June 18, 6:00 PM
The Star of Our World (STEM) Come and enjoy West Virginia Science Public Outreach Team's (WV SPOT) presentation on space! Learn how the Sun gives us so much more than light--without the Sun, we wouldn't have seasons, weather, or life at all. How do NASA and the Green Bank Observatory study the Sun? How does the Sun's activity affect our "space weather?" After the presentation, we will participate in a couple of related activities: make a pocket solar system and size up the moon! Registration required, recommended for ages 5 and up.
June 18, 10:30 AM
The Star of Our World (STEM) Come and enjoy West Virginia Science Public Outreach Team's (WV SPOT) presentation on space! Learn how the Sun gives us so much more than light--without the Sun, we wouldn't have seasons, weather, or life at all. How do NASA and the Green Bank Observatory study the Sun? How does the Sun's activity affect our "space weather?" After the presentation, we will participate in a couple of related activities: make a pocket solar system and size up the moon! Registration required, recommended for ages 5 and up.
June 18, 2:00 PM
The Star of Our World (STEM) Come and enjoy West Virginia Science Public Outreach Team's (WV SPOT) presentation on space! Learn how the Sun gives us so much more than light--without the Sun, we wouldn't have seasons, weather, or life at all. How do NASA and the Green Bank Observatory study the Sun? How does the Sun's activity affect our "space weather?" After the presentation, we will participate in a couple of related activities: make a pocket solar system and size up the moon! Registration required, recommended for ages 5 and up.
June 18, 6:00 PM
Cross Lanes Crochet Club Join us in the meeting room at the Cross Lanes Branch Library for a weekly gathering to work on your latest project and enjoy the company of other yarn art enthusiasts.
June 18, 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
I Spy Hidden Pictures: I Love Peace A very special I Spy inspired by the I Love Peace event celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Coretta Scott King Award. 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.
June 18, ALL DAY
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.
June 19, 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.
June 19, 10:30 AM
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.
June 19, 10:00 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 19, 11:00 AM
Teens: Mixed Media Galaxy Pour This summer we are creating mixed media art involving the universe! Come join us as we use our imaginations to explore the cosmos! Registration opens on June 1.
June 19, 2:00 PM
Family Drumming Fun Join Sheila McEntee from "Drum 'n' Fun" for a morning of family fun as we play percussion instruments together. No experience necessary! Registration is limited to 25 individuals and will open on June 1. Ages 6+ only please.
June 19, 10:30 AM
Family Drumming Fun Join Sheila McEntee from "Drum 'n' Fun" for an afternoon of family fun as we play percussion instruments together. No experience necessary! Registration is limited to 25 individuals and will open on June 1. Ages 6+ only please.
June 19, 2:00 PM
Summer Sing-along Come join us for a family-friendly sing-along movie and popcorn!
June 19, 2:00-4:00 PM
Summer Sing-along Come join us for a family-friendly sing-along movie and popcorn!
June 19, 2:00-4:00 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.
June 19, 10:30 AM
Water: The Source of Life (STEM) In this special presentation by the West Virginia Science Public Outreach Team (WV SPOT), learn all the ways in which we utilize freshwater and the importance of maintaining clean sources of water. Afterwards, participants will learn how to build their own watershed! Registration will begin June 1.
June 19, 2:00 PM
Water: The Source of Life (STEM) In this special presentation by the West Virginia Science Public Outreach Team (WV SPOT), learn all the ways in which we utilize freshwater and the importance of maintaining clean sources of water. Afterwards, participants will learn how to build their own watershed! Registration will begin June 1.
June 19, 10:30 AM
I Spy Hidden Pictures: I Love Peace A very special I Spy inspired by the I Love Peace event celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Coretta Scott King Award. 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.
June 19, ALL DAY
Books 'n' More Storytime programs for preschoolers. Pre-K 3-5 years and caregiver.
June 19, 10:30 AM
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.
June 20, ALL DAY
Play to Learn! Families are invited to come play with building bricks, sensory toys, magnets, word games and more. Brush up on your STEM and literacy skills while having fun with your family. All ages.
June 20, 6:00 PM
Mountain State Memories Celebrate West Virginia Day by creating a keepsake collage of your favorite Mountain State people, places, and things. Family.
June 20, 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! After storytime, kids are invited to stay, play, and socialize with others at the Library.
June 20, 11:00 AM
Books 'N' More Preschoolers will love this storytime! We read books, practice rhymes, dance, and make a craft. Afterwards, parents and children can socialize in our play area and check out some books!
June 20, 1:15 PM
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! Weather permitting, we will have fun outside!
June 20, 10:00 AM
Closing The Nitro Public Library will be closed in observance of West Virginia Day.
June 20, ALL DAY
Discovery Play Join us for some fun, hands-on sensory activities and craft projects especially for little ones. 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 20, 10:30 AM
WV Rocks! Celebrate West Virginia Day by creating a keepsake collage of your favorite Mountain State people, places, and things. Then paint a rock to commemorate our state's 156th birthday.
June 20, 6:00 PM
West Virginia Day Trivia How well do you know our state? Complete the trivia game sheet to find out and see if you can win a prize. Also enjoy browsing through West Virginia books, pictures and memorabilia.
June 20, ALL DAY
The Star of Our World (STEM) Come and enjoy West Virginia Science Public Outreach Team's (WV SPOT) presentation on space! Learn how the Sun gives us so much more than light--without the Sun, we wouldn't have seasons, weather, or life at all. How do NASA and the Green Bank Observatory study the Sun? How does the Sun's activity affect our "space weather?" After the presentation, we will participate in a couple of related activities: make a pocket solar system and size up the moon! Registration required, recommended for ages 5 and up.
June 20, 10:30 AM
The Star of Our World (STEM) Come and enjoy West Virginia Science Public Outreach Team's (WV SPOT) presentation on space! Learn how the Sun gives us so much more than light--without the Sun, we wouldn't have seasons, weather, or life at all. How do NASA and the Green Bank Observatory study the Sun? How does the Sun's activity affect our "space weather?" After the presentation, we will participate in a couple of related activities: make a pocket solar system and size up the moon! Registration required, recommended for ages 5 and up.
June 20, 2:00 PM
The Star of Our World (STEM) Come and enjoy West Virginia Science Public Outreach Team's (WV SPOT) presentation on space! Learn how the Sun gives us so much more than light--without the Sun, we wouldn't have seasons, weather, or life at all. How do NASA and the Green Bank Observatory study the Sun? How does the Sun's activity affect our "space weather?" After the presentation, we will participate in a couple of related activities: make a pocket solar system and size up the moon! Registration required, recommended for ages 5 and up.
June 20, 6:00 PM
Frankentoys Join us for an evening of creativity. Bring in your broken toys to turn them into something funky, crazy, and one of a kind. If you do not have any of your own, we will have some available here at the library. Frankentoys! Two parts broken, one part glue, and eight parts wackiness. Registration opens June 1, 2019.
June 20, 6:00 PM
I Spy Hidden Pictures: I Love Peace A very special I Spy inspired by the I Love Peace event celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Coretta Scott King Award. 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.
June 20, ALL DAY
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.
June 21, 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 21, 3:00 PM-4:00 PM
Golden Years Fun-filled afternoon for seniors with games, crafts, and refreshments. Sponsored by the St. Albans Branch Library Advisory Board.
June 21, 2:00 PM
I Spy Hidden Pictures: I Love Peace A very special I Spy inspired by the I Love Peace event celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Coretta Scott King Award. 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.
June 21, ALL DAY
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.
June 22, ALL DAY
Dunbar Summer Book Sale Used books and DVD's are offered for sale at good prices.
June 22, 10:00 AM
Teens: Ultimate Gaming Truck 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 22, 12:00 PM
I Spy Hidden Pictures: I Love Peace A very special I Spy inspired by the I Love Peace event celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Coretta Scott King Award. 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.
June 22, ALL DAY