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October 16th - 22nd, 2017
Golden Years Fun filled afternoon for Seniors with games, crafts, and refreshments.
October 16, 1:00 PM
The Foreign Policy Association's Great Decisions Discussion 2017 Join us the third Monday of each month through December 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 Afghanistan.
October 16, 6:00 PM to 8:00 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.
October 16, ALL DAY
Do It Yourself: Black & White Painted Pumpkins Crafter April Morrison will show you how to make your own Halloween decoration using just a few supplies. Everything you will need will be provided. April is a graphic designer and local artist. Class size is limited (one pumpkin per family; others may help decorate) and registration is required. Registration begins October 2. This program is sponsored by The Friends of The Library Foundation.
October 16, 6:00 PM
Dictionary Day Spelling Challenge In honor of Dictionary Day, we're going to test your spelling prowess. Stop in anytime through the day to see how your spelling skills measure up!
October 16, ALL DAY
Crime Scene Science Solve a mystery with science in Crime Scene Science! Children in grades K-8 put on their thinking caps and solve The Great Cat Caper through logic, reasoning, and some cool science. Using different tools - including fingerprinting, DNA analysis, restoration of a broken window, and making a casting of a footprint - children are led through a fun and illuminating journey with plenty of twists and turns.
October 16, 10:30 AM
Crime Scene Science Solve a mystery with science in Crime Scene Science! Children in grades K-8 put on their thinking caps and solve The Great Cat Caper through logic, reasoning, and some cool science. Using different tools - including fingerprinting, DNA analysis, restoration of a broken window, and making a casting of a footprint - children are led through a fun and illuminating journey with plenty of twists and turns.
October 16, 3:00 PM
Crime Scene Science Solve a mystery with science in Crime Scene Science! Children in grades K-8 put on their thinking caps and solve The Great Cat Caper through logic, reasoning, and some cool science. Using different tools - including fingerprinting, DNA analysis, restoration of a broken window, and making a casting of a footprint - children are led through a fun and illuminating journey with plenty of twists and turns.
October 16, 6:00 PM
Baby & Me Storytime program designed for our youngest patrons.
October 17, 10:00 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.
October 17, ALL DAY
PALS Book Club This book club was formed especially for seniors by Highmark PALS (People Able to Lend Support) in order to bring older adults together for a literary challenge and social interaction. The groups meet once a month except in December. If you are eligible for Medicare, are interested in making new friends and enjoy discussing new books, contact your local library for more information. This month's title is "The Boston Girl" by Anita Diamant.
October 17, 3:00 PM
Crime Scene Science Solve a mystery with science in Crime Scene Science! Children in grades K-8 put on their thinking caps and solve The Great Cat Caper through logic, reasoning, and some cool science. Using different tools - including fingerprinting, DNA analysis, restoration of a broken window, and making a casting of a footprint - children are led through a fun and illuminating journey with plenty of twists and turns.
October 17, 10:30 AM
Crime Scene Science Solve a mystery with science in Crime Scene Science! Children in grades K-8 put on their thinking caps and solve The Great Cat Caper through logic, reasoning, and some cool science. Using different tools - including fingerprinting, DNA analysis, restoration of a broken window, and making a casting of a footprint - children are led through a fun and illuminating journey with plenty of twists and turns.
October 17, 3:45 PM
Crime Scene Science Solve a mystery with science in Crime Scene Science! Children in grades K-8 put on their thinking caps and solve The Great Cat Caper through logic, reasoning, and some cool science. Using different tools - including fingerprinting, DNA analysis, restoration of a broken window, and making a casting of a footprint - children are led through a fun and illuminating journey with plenty of twists and turns.
October 17, 6:30 PM
Teen Octoberfest! Teens are invited to celebrate fall with crafts, games and food. We will decorate Day of the Dead skulls, play some fun games and enjoys snacks. Bring your friends!
October 17, 6:00 PM
Born to Read Storytime for our youngest patrons. Birth-3 with caregiver. Registration required. Registration begins October 3.
October 17, 10:30 AM
Sissonville Movie Night: Goosebumps Come join us as we watch a movie at the library! We will be watching the Goosebumps movie. Popcorn will be provided. Registration for this event opens on October 3.
October 17, 5:30 PM
Elk Valley Book Group Join Book Group members for a discussion of "At the Edge of the Orchard" by Tracy Chevalier. Copies of the book are available for checkout from the circulation desk. New members are always welcome.
October 17, 12:00 PM
Tiny Tots Storytime program designed for ages 18-36 mo.
October 18, 10:00 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.
October 18, ALL DAY
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 18, 11:00 AM
Books 'n' More Storytime programs for preschoolers. Pre-K 3-5 years and caregiver
October 18, 10:30 AM
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.
October 19, 6:30 - 7:30 PM
Teen Book Club If you love reading and enjoy talking about your favorite books, come join us! This group will meet once a month to discuss a new book that the group will choose to read each month. At the end of the meeting, we will pick a new book to read for the following month. We will meet on the third Thursday of every month, at 4 p.m.
October 19, 4:00 PM
Toddler Exploration In this program we'll provide fall themed activities for toddlers that help them explore the world around them. Come dressed to make a mess! Limited to 15 toddlers.
October 19, 10:00 AM
Books 'N' More Storytime program for preschoolers including books, music and a simple craft.
October 19, 1:15 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.
October 19, ALL DAY
Anime Afternoon For October's Anime Afternoon, teens are invited to watch episodes of "Ghost Stories" (TV-14) and enjoy snacks provided by The Friends of The Library. 
October 19, 3:30 PM
Playgroup All the fun of a traditional playgroup but with none of the fuss! Immediately following storytime, adults are invited to socialize with other families and children to 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 19, 2:45 PM
Pumpkin Carving with Sarah and Sasha Norman Scott “Stormin" Norman calls himself “The Picasso” of pumpkin carving and his skills have gotten him on national television and sporting events. His daughters Sarah and Sasha appear to be chips off the pumpkin block and will share their pumpkin carving skills in this hands on workshop. Pumpkins and carving tools will be provided. Class size is limited and registration is required. Registration begins October 5. This program is sponsored by The Friends of the Library.
October 19, 4:00 PM
Camping Fun Bring the fun of camping into the library. Play games, make crafts, and participate in fun camping activities.
October 19, 6:00 PM
Family Fun Night: Ghost Stories and Blanket Forts Snuggle in for some ghost stories told in blanket forts! With the help of library staff and other adults, kids will build blanket forts. After the forts are constructed, we will settle in for a few old-fashioned ghost stories! You're welcome to bring a pillow or blanket for storytime. Then we'll round out the evening with an edible art project. Join us for this frightening good time!
October 19, 6:00 PM
Fall Napkin Rings We will create a unique fall napkin ring to use as decoration at your Thanksgiving meal. Registration required. Registration opens October 5.
October 19, 6:00 PM
Teens: Halloween Party Halloween time is here, so come join us for a horror-filled party! Dress in your best Halloween costume and join us for one ghoulish event. Registration opens on October 3.
October 19, 6:00 PM
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 19, 11:00 AM
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.
October 20, 3:00-4:00 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.
October 20, ALL DAY
Pumpkin Carving with Sarah and Sasha Norman Scott “Stormin" Norman calls himself “The Picasso” of pumpkin carving and his skills have gotten him on national television and sporting events. His daughters Sarah and Sasha appear to be chips off the pumpkin block and will share their pumpkin carving skills in this hands on workshop. Pumpkins and carving tools will be provided. Class size is limited and registration is required. Registration begins October 6. This program is sponsored by The Friends of the Library.
October 20, 4:00 PM
Pumpkin Carving Extravaganza! Watch “Professor of Pumkinology” Scott “Stormin’ Norman as he demonstrates his pumpkin carving skills in this performance on the Library Plaza at the Main Library. Norman of Galva, Illinois, calls himself "The Picasso" of pumpkin carving, and his skills have gotten him on national television and sporting events. Since 2008, he has traveled throughout the country, demonstrating his carving skills. He appeared on America’s Got Talent in 2012 and has taught at Disney, worked for the Miami Dolphins, Tampa Bay Lightning, and the Ronald McDonald House, and NASA, just to name a few. He wrote the book “Pumpkins: A Well Rounded View of the Well Rounded Food” after his stint on America’s Got Talent, hence the reason he also calls himself a “professor of pumpkinology.” This program is sponsored by The Friends of the Library. Note: In case of rain this program will be held indoors in the 3rd floor meeting room.
October 21, 2:00 PM
Wonder Women at Work: STEM Career Day @ KCPL Grab your hard hats and join Misty Mayville, Job Developer/Program Coordinator, Kanawha Valley for West Virginia Women Work. Misty shares information on the no cost 11 week training program that prepares and places women in construction jobs. Stories, crafts and games about construction round out this special program. Misty will be available at the program’s end to share information for women interested in enrolling in this job training program.
October 21, 11:00 AM