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December 11th - 17th, 2017
Hooks and Needles Join other needle crafters and work on your projects at the library. Bring your own supplies and projects. Call the library for more information. For beginners through experts. Adults and Teens.
December 11, 6:00 PM
Holiday Movie Quotes Put your movie watching skills to the test! Drop in every week to see if you recognize quotes from holiday and winter movies.
December 11, ALL MONTH
Give Back Tree This holiday season we are collecting donated items for local first responders and the WV Veterans' Home. For more information about this project or to inquire about what to donate, please contact the Elk Valley Branch Library at 304-965-3636. Thank you for helping give back to those who have given so tirelessly of themselves.
December 11, ALL MONTH
Holiday Decoration Exchange Do you have some holiday decorations that you no longer use? Need something new to add to your holiday displays? If you have too many decorations, bring some in. If you need some decorations, please help yourself.
December 11, ALL MONTH
The Giving Tree @ Cross Lanes Library The Christmas toy and clothing drive is now underway at Tyler Mountain Cross Lanes Community Services. Children's names and needs will be available from The Giving Tree at the Cross Lanes Library beginning November 28, 2017. All gifts need to be returned to the library by Noon on December 15, 2017 or to the TMCLCS agency office no later than December 13, 2017. Email tmclcs@wvdsl.net or text 304 993 7037 for further information or assistance. Last year the Tyler Mountain Cross Lanes Community Services was able to sponsor 58 children in the Cross Lanes area.
December 11, ALL DAY
Trim the Teen Zone! Help us turn the Teen Zone into a winter wonderland! We'll get the area ready for the holidays, enjoy hot chocolate, and decorate a candy holiday tree. This is a teens-only event. Refreshments provided by The Friends of The Library.
December 11, 3:00 PM
GIFT-IN-A-JAR Make a special gift-in-a-jar to give away during the holiday season. Materials provided by The Friends of The Library.
December 11, 6:00 PM
Rudolph and Friends I SPY Search the children's floor for pictures from the classic movie Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer. Once you have found all the pictures, turn in your game sheet at the desk and choose a prize from our treasure chest!
December 11, ALL DAY
Holiday Silent Basket Auction Come in and see more than twenty beautiful book baskets that you can bid on silently to win from December 8th-15th at 3:00 pm, when bidding ends. You can always check on your bid by phone (304-776-5999) or in person during the week in case you need to increase your bidding amount! Basket subjects include: "Stephen King;" "Birds and Fish;" "All About Dogs;" "Romance! (Books & DVDs);" "Children's Chapter Books;" "Christmas is Always Wonderful;" "Historic Nonfiction - Military & War;" "Mysterious Reads...;" "The Civil War;" "Awesome Children's Books;" "The Left Behind Collection;" "Fantastic Fiction;" "Home & Heartfelt Inspiration;" "West Virginia;" "Out of this World! (Books & DVDs)." All proceeds go to the Cross Lanes Library Programming Fund.
December 12, ALL DAY
Baby & Me Storytime program designed for our youngest patrons.
December 12, 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
December 12, 11:00 AM
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!
December 12, 6:00 PM
Holiday Movie Quotes Put your movie watching skills to the test! Drop in every week to see if you recognize quotes from holiday and winter movies.
December 12, ALL MONTH
Give Back Tree This holiday season we are collecting donated items for local first responders and the WV Veterans' Home. For more information about this project or to inquire about what to donate, please contact the Elk Valley Branch Library at 304-965-3636. Thank you for helping give back to those who have given so tirelessly of themselves.
December 12, ALL MONTH
Holiday Decoration Exchange Do you have some holiday decorations that you no longer use? Need something new to add to your holiday displays? If you have too many decorations, bring some in. If you need some decorations, please help yourself.
December 12, ALL MONTH
Books 'n' More Storytime program for preschoolers. Pre-K 3-5 years.
December 12, 10:30 AM
Sissonville Holiday Open House Come join us for our annual Holiday Open House, where we'll enjoy cookies, cocoa, crafts, and even a visit from a very special man in a red suit. This event is open to everyone in the Sissonville community.
December 12, 6:00 PM
The Giving Tree @ Cross Lanes Library The Christmas toy and clothing drive is now underway at Tyler Mountain Cross Lanes Community Services. Children's names and needs will be available from The Giving Tree at the Cross Lanes Library beginning November 28, 2017. All gifts need to be returned to the library by Noon on December 15, 2017 or to the TMCLCS agency office no later than December 13, 2017. Email tmclcs@wvdsl.net or text 304 993 7037 for further information or assistance. Last year the Tyler Mountain Cross Lanes Community Services was able to sponsor 58 children in the Cross Lanes area.
December 12, ALL DAY
Born to Read Storytime for our youngest patrons. Birth-3 with caregiver. Registration required. Registration begins November 28.
December 12, 10:30 AM
Rudolph and Friends I SPY Search the children's floor for pictures from the classic movie Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer. Once you have found all the pictures, turn in your game sheet at the desk and choose a prize from our treasure chest!
December 12, ALL DAY
Holiday I Spy Search the library for holiday pictures! Just grab a game sheet at the front desk and mark them off as you find them all. Return the completed game sheet to the front desk for a prize. Limit one prize, Children 12 and under.
December 12, All Day
Playgroup at the Library All the fun of a traditional playgroup, but none of the fuss! A great opportunity for adults and children to play and interact under caregivers' supervision. Drop in to socialize with other families and play with toys reserved just for this age group. We provide the toys and clean up the mess, and you need only to provide the energetic youngster!
December 13, 11:00 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. After storytime, kids are invited to stay, play, and socialize with others during Playgroup at the Library.
December 13, 10:30 AM
Books 'n' More Storytime for preschoolers and caregiver.
December 13, 11:00 AM
Holiday Silent Basket Auction Come in and see more than twenty beautiful book baskets that you can bid on silently to win from December 8th-15th at 3:00 pm, when bidding ends. You can always check on your bid by phone (304-776-5999) or in person during the week in case you need to increase your bidding amount! Basket subjects include: "Stephen King;" "Birds and Fish;" "All About Dogs;" "Romance! (Books & DVDs);" "Children's Chapter Books;" "Christmas is Always Wonderful;" "Historic Nonfiction - Military & War;" "Mysterious Reads...;" "The Civil War;" "Awesome Children's Books;" "The Left Behind Collection;" "Fantastic Fiction;" "Home & Heartfelt Inspiration;" "West Virginia;" "Out of this World! (Books & DVDs)." All proceeds go to the Cross Lanes Library Programming Fund.
December 13, ALL DAY
Tiny Tots Storytime program designed for ages 18-36 mo.
December 13, 10:00 AM
Holiday Movie Quotes Put your movie watching skills to the test! Drop in every week to see if you recognize quotes from holiday and winter movies.
December 13, ALL MONTH
Give Back Tree This holiday season we are collecting donated items for local first responders and the WV Veterans' Home. For more information about this project or to inquire about what to donate, please contact the Elk Valley Branch Library at 304-965-3636. Thank you for helping give back to those who have given so tirelessly of themselves.
December 13, ALL MONTH
Holiday Decoration Exchange Do you have some holiday decorations that you no longer use? Need something new to add to your holiday displays? If you have too many decorations, bring some in. If you need some decorations, please help yourself.
December 13, ALL MONTH
Homeschool Day Learn about research tools and resources.
December 13, 11:30 AM
The Giving Tree @ Cross Lanes Library The Christmas toy and clothing drive is now underway at Tyler Mountain Cross Lanes Community Services. Children's names and needs will be available from The Giving Tree at the Cross Lanes Library beginning November 28, 2017. All gifts need to be returned to the library by Noon on December 15, 2017 or to the TMCLCS agency office no later than December 13, 2017. Email tmclcs@wvdsl.net or text 304 993 7037 for further information or assistance. Last year the Tyler Mountain Cross Lanes Community Services was able to sponsor 58 children in the Cross Lanes area.
December 13, ALL DAY
Rudolph and Friends I SPY Search the children's floor for pictures from the classic movie Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer. Once you have found all the pictures, turn in your game sheet at the desk and choose a prize from our treasure chest!
December 13, ALL DAY
Holiday I Spy Search the library for holiday pictures! Just grab a game sheet at the front desk and mark them off as you find them all. Return the completed game sheet to the front desk for a prize. Limit one prize, Children 12 and under.
December 13, All Day
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!
December 13, 11:00 AM
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.
December 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.
December 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.
December 14, 1:00 PM
Holiday Silent Basket Auction Come in and see more than twenty beautiful book baskets that you can bid on silently to win from December 8th-15th at 3:00 pm, when bidding ends. You can always check on your bid by phone (304-776-5999) or in person during the week in case you need to increase your bidding amount! Basket subjects include: "Stephen King;" "Birds and Fish;" "All About Dogs;" "Romance! (Books & DVDs);" "Children's Chapter Books;" "Christmas is Always Wonderful;" "Historic Nonfiction - Military & War;" "Mysterious Reads...;" "The Civil War;" "Awesome Children's Books;" "The Left Behind Collection;" "Fantastic Fiction;" "Home & Heartfelt Inspiration;" "West Virginia;" "Out of this World! (Books & DVDs)." All proceeds go to the Cross Lanes Library Programming Fund.
December 14, ALL DAY
Books 'N' More Storytime program for preschoolers including books, music and a simple craft.
December 14, 1:15 PM
Hands On With Virtual Reality Join us at the library for an introduction to Virtual Reality and get a chance to try out the library’s new Virtual Reality headsets with a brief demo! Headsets and time for demos will be limited based on the number of attendees. Attendees will need to provide their own cell phone and download the Google Cardboard app (for Android or iPhone) prior to the program. The program will run for one hour. For participants ages 7 and up.
December 14, 6:00 PM
DIY: Holiday Cards and Quilling We are combining the arts of scrapbooking and quilling in this fun DIY class. Quilling, or paper filigree, is an art for that uses strips of paper that are rolled and pinched into different shapes then glued together to make decorative art. Use scrapbook paper punches and quilling techniques taught by local crafter, Sarah Trembula, to make a beautiful holiday card. There is a limit of 20 participants. Registration will open Thursday, November 30. This is open to upper elementary-aged children, teens, and adults.
December 14, 6:00 PM
Holiday Movie Quotes Put your movie watching skills to the test! Drop in every week to see if you recognize quotes from holiday and winter movies.
December 14, ALL MONTH
Give Back Tree This holiday season we are collecting donated items for local first responders and the WV Veterans' Home. For more information about this project or to inquire about what to donate, please contact the Elk Valley Branch Library at 304-965-3636. Thank you for helping give back to those who have given so tirelessly of themselves.
December 14, ALL MONTH
Holiday Decoration Exchange Do you have some holiday decorations that you no longer use? Need something new to add to your holiday displays? If you have too many decorations, bring some in. If you need some decorations, please help yourself.
December 14, ALL MONTH
The Giving Tree @ Cross Lanes Library The Christmas toy and clothing drive is now underway at Tyler Mountain Cross Lanes Community Services. Children's names and needs will be available from The Giving Tree at the Cross Lanes Library beginning November 28, 2017. All gifts need to be returned to the library by Noon on December 15, 2017 or to the TMCLCS agency office no later than December 13, 2017. Email tmclcs@wvdsl.net or text 304 993 7037 for further information or assistance. Last year the Tyler Mountain Cross Lanes Community Services was able to sponsor 58 children in the Cross Lanes area.
December 14, ALL DAY
Anime Afternoon Join us in the Teen Zone for an afternoon of anime and snacks! This is a teens-only event. Refreshments provided by The Friends of The Library.
December 14, 3:00 PM
Anime Afternoon Join us in the Teen Zone for an afternoon of anime and snacks! This is a teens-only event. Refreshments provided by The Friends of The Library.
December 14, 3:00 PM
Rudolph and Friends I SPY Search the children's floor for pictures from the classic movie Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer. Once you have found all the pictures, turn in your game sheet at the desk and choose a prize from our treasure chest!
December 14, ALL DAY
Anime Afternoon Join us in the Teen Zone for an afternoon of anime and snacks! This is a teens-only event. Refreshments provided by The Friends of The Library.
December 14, 3:00 PM
Holiday I Spy Search the library for holiday pictures! Just grab a game sheet at the front desk and mark them off as you find them all. Return the completed game sheet to the front desk for a prize. Limit one prize, Children 12 and under.
December 14, All Day
Snowy Glassware Come make an Epsom salt covered glassware piece that would make a great addition to your holiday décor. You must provide glassware (small bowl, vase, mason jar, etc.). Adult (18 and older) Registration required. Registration opens November 30.
December 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.
December 14, 10:00 AM
Teen Book Group What are you reading? Meet Keith at the library and let's talk about it. Refreshments provided by the Cross Lanes Library Advisory Board and the Woman's Club of Cross Lanes.
December 14, 4:00 PM
Holiday Silent Basket Auction Come in and see more than twenty beautiful book baskets that you can bid on silently to win from December 8th-15th at 3:00 pm, when bidding ends. You can always check on your bid by phone (304-776-5999) or in person during the week in case you need to increase your bidding amount! Basket subjects include: "Stephen King;" "Birds and Fish;" "All About Dogs;" "Romance! (Books & DVDs);" "Children's Chapter Books;" "Christmas is Always Wonderful;" "Historic Nonfiction - Military & War;" "Mysterious Reads...;" "The Civil War;" "Awesome Children's Books;" "The Left Behind Collection;" "Fantastic Fiction;" "Home & Heartfelt Inspiration;" "West Virginia;" "Out of this World! (Books & DVDs)." All proceeds go to the Cross Lanes Library Programming Fund.
December 15, ALL DAY
Holiday Movie Quotes Put your movie watching skills to the test! Drop in every week to see if you recognize quotes from holiday and winter movies.
December 15, ALL MONTH
Give Back Tree This holiday season we are collecting donated items for local first responders and the WV Veterans' Home. For more information about this project or to inquire about what to donate, please contact the Elk Valley Branch Library at 304-965-3636. Thank you for helping give back to those who have given so tirelessly of themselves.
December 15, ALL MONTH
Holiday Decoration Exchange Do you have some holiday decorations that you no longer use? Need something new to add to your holiday displays? If you have too many decorations, bring some in. If you need some decorations, please help yourself.
December 15, ALL MONTH
Rudolph and Friends I SPY Search the children's floor for pictures from the classic movie Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer. Once you have found all the pictures, turn in your game sheet at the desk and choose a prize from our treasure chest!
December 15, ALL DAY
Holiday I Spy Search the library for holiday pictures! Just grab a game sheet at the front desk and mark them off as you find them all. Return the completed game sheet to the front desk for a prize. Limit one prize, Children 12 and under.
December 15, All Day
Holiday Movie Quotes Put your movie watching skills to the test! Drop in every week to see if you recognize quotes from holiday and winter movies.
December 16, ALL MONTH
Give Back Tree This holiday season we are collecting donated items for local first responders and the WV Veterans' Home. For more information about this project or to inquire about what to donate, please contact the Elk Valley Branch Library at 304-965-3636. Thank you for helping give back to those who have given so tirelessly of themselves.
December 16, ALL MONTH
Holiday Decoration Exchange Do you have some holiday decorations that you no longer use? Need something new to add to your holiday displays? If you have too many decorations, bring some in. If you need some decorations, please help yourself.
December 16, ALL MONTH
Gingerbread Houses: Family STEM Program Join us for some holiday fun! Build your own gingerbread house! We supply all the ingredients; bring your creativity! Registration required. Registration will open December 1. Program limited to 30 participants.
December 16, 11:00 AM
Rudolph and Friends I SPY Search the children's floor for pictures from the classic movie Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer. Once you have found all the pictures, turn in your game sheet at the desk and choose a prize from our treasure chest!
December 16, ALL DAY
Holiday I Spy Search the library for holiday pictures! Just grab a game sheet at the front desk and mark them off as you find them all. Return the completed game sheet to the front desk for a prize. Limit one prize, Children 12 and under.
December 16, All Day