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October 8th - 14th, 2018
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.
October 8, 6:00 PM
Monstrously Fun Make 'n' Takes Get ready for the spooky season with a make ‘n’ take craft kit that you can take home with you to complete, or you can work on it while you’re at the library. Make sure to drop by the Elk Valley Branch Library every Monday in October to see what we’re making that week (while supplies last). It may be a creepy craft or it may be a fun fall craft, but it will most definitely require your creativity!
October 8, ALL DAY
Teens: Gaming Meet us after school for games, fun, and friendship. Relax and play Xbox, Wii, or board games with your friends. Teens 12-18.
October 8, 4:00 PM
Halloween I-Spy Get in the Halloween spirit with this month's I-Spy! Search the Children's Department all month for not-so-spooky Halloween pictures. once you've found all the pictures, turn in your game sheet at the desk and choose a prize from our treasure chest!
October 8, ALL MONTH
Closed We will be closed in observance of Columbus Day.
October 8, ALL DAY
Teen Game Night Teens are invited for an evening of games. We will have Xbox games, plus some fun board games to pick from. There will also be snacks. Bring your friends!
October 9, 6:00 PM
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.
October 9, 10:00 AM
Books "N" More Storytime program for preschoolers including books, music and a simple craft.
October 9, 10:30 A.M.
Halloween I-Spy Get in the Halloween spirit with this month's I-Spy! Search the Children's Department all month for not-so-spooky Halloween pictures. once you've found all the pictures, turn in your game sheet at the desk and choose a prize from our treasure chest!
October 9, ALL MONTH
Teens: Sugar Skulls and Pumpkin Patch It's an evening of crafts and eating to get you in the mood for Halloween. Make a Sugar Skull Bookmark or two. Then help make --and eat--a Pumpkin Patch Dirt Cake. For middle and high school ages.
October 9, 5:30 PM
Born to Read Storytime for our youngest patrons. Birth-3 with caregiver. Registration required. Registration begins September 25.
October 9, 10:30 AM
Jump into Storytime Storytime sessions are designed for children up to 5 years of age. Adult and child will enjoy stories, songs, rhymes, and more.
October 10, 10:30 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.
October 10, 10:30 AM
Playgroup at the Library All the fun of a traditional playgroup, but none of the fuss! A great opportunity for children to play and interact under caregivers' supervision. Drop in to socialize with other families and play with age appropriate toys. We provide the toys and clean up the mess, and you need only to provide the energetic youngster!
October 10, 11:00 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.
October 10, 10:00 AM
Homeschool Day Learn about research tools and resources. Activities for the whole family.
October 10, 11:30 A.M.
Halloween I-Spy Get in the Halloween spirit with this month's I-Spy! Search the Children's Department all month for not-so-spooky Halloween pictures. once you've found all the pictures, turn in your game sheet at the desk and choose a prize from our treasure chest!
October 10, ALL MONTH
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.
October 10, 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.
October 11, 6:00 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
October 11, 11:00 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! After storytime, kids are invited to stay, play, and socialize with others at the Library.
October 11, 11:00 AM
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.
October 11, 10:30 AM
Playgroup @ the Library All the fun of a traditional playgroup but none of the fuss. Drop in to socialize with other families with toddlers and play with toys reserved just for this age group. Parents supervise their children during this informal gathering. "The playing adult steps sideward into another reality; the playing child advances forward to new stages of mastery." ~Erik H. Erikson
October 11, 11:00 AM
Books 'N' More Storytime program for preschoolers including books, music and a simple craft.
October 11, 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.
October 11, 10:00 AM
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.
October 11, 1:00 P.M.
Teens: Anime Afternoon Join us in the Teen Zone for an afternoon of anime, crafts, and snacks! This is a teens-only event. Refreshments provided by The Friends of The Library.
October 11, 3:00 PM
Brick Builders Come make your own Robot using plastic building blocks.
October 11, 6:00 P.M.
Halloween I-Spy Get in the Halloween spirit with this month's I-Spy! Search the Children's Department all month for not-so-spooky Halloween pictures. once you've found all the pictures, turn in your game sheet at the desk and choose a prize from our treasure chest!
October 11, ALL MONTH
Halloween I-Spy Get in the Halloween spirit with this month's I-Spy! Search the Children's Department all month for not-so-spooky Halloween pictures. once you've found all the pictures, turn in your game sheet at the desk and choose a prize from our treasure chest!
October 12, ALL MONTH
Cross Lanes Book Discussion Group Join the Cross Lanes Book Discussion Group to discuss "Lilli De Jong" by Janet Benton. The book is available four weeks before our meeting and you can check it out at the Cross Lanes Library's circulation desk.
October 12, 11:00 AM
English Paper Piecing English paper piecing is a quilting technique used to hand sew intricate patchwork with the aid of paper templates. It is an old technique with a recent resurgence. Participants will learn the basics for this very portable quilting project. All materials will be provided, though participants are asked to bring a pair of scissors. Class size is limited. Registration required. Registration begins October 1.
October 13, 11:00 AM
Halloween I-Spy Get in the Halloween spirit with this month's I-Spy! Search the Children's Department all month for not-so-spooky Halloween pictures. once you've found all the pictures, turn in your game sheet at the desk and choose a prize from our treasure chest!
October 13, ALL MONTH
Halloween I-Spy Get in the Halloween spirit with this month's I-Spy! Search the Children's Department all month for not-so-spooky Halloween pictures. once you've found all the pictures, turn in your game sheet at the desk and choose a prize from our treasure chest!
October 14, ALL MONTH