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CPR training, galactic activities among this week's library programs

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"Before We Were Yours" by Lisa Wingate will be the topic of a book discussion group for adults, scheduled this week at the Cross Lanes Branch Library.

Below is a list of events slated this week at Kanawha County Public Library branches. To read about others or to register in advance, go to www.kanawhalibrary.org.

A Universe of Stories: Summer Library Club

Sign up for the 2019 Kanawha County Public Library Summer Library Club: A Universe of Stories. Through July 31, patrons of all ages can earn points for reading, completing activities and attending library events at KCPL. Prizes will be available for all age groups.

Earn more points to get more chances to win the grand prize drawing. Sign up online at www.kanawhalibrary.org.

All branches, through Wednesday, July 31

Out of This World Magic Show

Rocket to the library, where Roger Wayne will be presenting his “Out of this World Magic Show,” featuring Harry the Magic Bunny, Super Chicken Hero, the levitation of a young lady from the audience, and a plant that floats around the room and vanishes into thin air. This show will have a lot of audience participation and is fun for the entire family.

Riverside Public Library, Wednesday, June 12, 10:30 a.m.

Cross Lanes Branch Library, Wednesday, June 12, 3 p.m.

Jump Into Storytime

This storytime is designed for children up to 5 years of age. Children and caregivers will enjoy stories, songs, rhymes and much more. Caregivers are encouraged to participate along with the children.

Elk Valley Branch Library, Wednesday, June 12, 10:30 a.m.

Dunbar Branch Library, Thursday, June 13, 10:30 a.m.

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.

Sissonville Branch Library, Wednesday, June 12, 11:30 a.m.

St. Albans Branch Library, Wednesday, June 12, 10:30 a.m.

Cross Lanes Branch Library, Wednesday, June 12, 11 a.m.

Elk Valley Branch Library, Wednesday, June 12, 11 a.m.

Charleston Main Library, Thursday, June 13, 10 a.m.

Clendenin Branch Library, Thursday, June 13, 11 a.m.

Dunbar Branch Library, Thursday, June 13, 11 a.m.

Game On!

Teens and tweens are invited to meet up at the library for good times, good friends and gaming.

Sissonville Branch Library, Wednesday, June 12, 2 p.m.

Movie Matinee

Join family and friends for a free movie and popcorn. Contact the library for more information. Register for this event online.

Cross Lanes Branch Library, Saturday, June 15, 11 a.m.

Teens: Mixed Media Galaxy Pour

Create mixed media art involving the universe. Explore the cosmos and the outer limits of imagination. Register for this event online.

Clendenin Branch Library, Wednesday, June 12, 3 p.m.

Main Library, Thursday, June 13, 6 p.m.

Tiny Tots Storytime

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 the library’s children’s play area.

Main Library, Wednesday, June 12, 10 a.m.

Knit a Bit

Join other knitters and work on current projects at the library. Bring supplies from home. Beginners through experts are welcome at this program for adults.

St. Albans Branch Library, Wednesday, June 12, 10:30 a.m.

Cereal Box Pop Art

Pop artist and author of “An Artist’s America,” Michael Albert will show patrons how to find the artistic value in simple recyclable materials. Children will make their own piece of exciting pop art in this workshop. Register for this event online.

Cross Lanes Branch Library, Wednesday, June 12, 10:30 a.m.

Dunbar Branch Library, Wednesday, June 12, 2 p.m.

Brown Bag Lunch Concert – KCPL Birthday Party

Listen to live music from Minor Swing and celebrate the Kanawha County Public Library’s 110th birthday. Enjoy cake on the Main Library plaza.

Main Library, Wednesday, June 12, 11:30 a.m.

Teen Galactic Movie and Doughnuts

Calling all teens! Enjoy a galactic movie while munching on a galactic doughnut. Call the library at 304-755-4432 for more information. Register for this event online.

Nitro Public Library, Wednesday, June 12, 1:30 p.m.

Grant Foundation Panel

Learn how to strengthen grant applications for nonprofit organizations and speak with a panel of local and regional foundation representatives from the CAMC Foundation, the Glotfelty Foundation, the Greater Kanawha Valley Foundation and the Claude Worthington Benedum Foundation.

Main Library, Wednesday, June 12, 2 p.m.

Make and Take Galaxy Crafts

Drop in and create out-of-this-world crafts in this family-oriented program.

Cross Lanes Branch Library, Thursday, June 13, 1 p.m.

Book Chat

Join the library for a lively discussion of popular titles. Contact the library at 304-984-2244 for more information about this program for adults.

Sissonville Branch Library, Thursday, June 13, 1 p.m.

Books ‘n’ More

This is a storytimerytime program for preschoolers (3 to 5 years old), including books, music and a simple craft.

Main Library, Thursday, June 13, 1:15 p.m.

Galaxy Marshmallow Pops

Have fun creating a galaxy inspired by marshmallow pops in this program for tweens and teenagers.

Cross Lanes Branch Library, Thursday, June 13, 4 p.m.

Father’s Day Craft

Stop by the library and make a craft for this special day. This program is open to families.

St. Albans Branch Library, Thursday, June 13, 5:30 p.m.

Relax and Color

Experience relaxation and color the cares away. Bring materials from home or use those provided by the Cross Lanes Library Board. For adults.

Cross Lanes Branch Library, Thursday, June 13, 6 p.m.

String Art: Shooting Star

Come create a string art shooting star and make a wish! Bring a small hammer from home for this program for adults. Register online.

Nitro Public Library, Thursday, June 13, 6 p.m.

Summer Family Fun: To the Moon

Families are invited to learn more about the moon at the library. Learn trivia and have fun creating moon crafts. All materials will be provided.

Elk Valley Branch Library, Thursday, June 13, 6 p.m.

Space Rockets

Learn fun facts about space rockets and design one using simple materials. For families.

Riverside Public Library, Thursday, June 13, 6 p.m.

Cross Lanes Book Discussion Group

Join the book group, geared for adults, to discuss “Before We Were Yours” by Lisa Wingate. The book is available at the circulation desk.

Cross Lanes Branch Library, Friday, June 14, 11 a.m.

Apollo Moon Landing: Family STEM Program

Build and test a spacecraft in this cosmic craft event. This monthly program provides hands-on science, technology, engineering and mathematics activities for the family.

Main Library, Saturday, June 15, 11 a.m.

CPR Training

Learn CPR from an authorized American Heart Association instructor during this workshop. The workshop is free to attend and optional certification will be available for $15. This training is offered in partnership with the Kanawha County Homeland Security and Emergency Management Department and Kanawha County Emergency Ambulance Authority.

Sissonville Branch Library, Saturday, June 15, 1 p.m.

Funerals for Wednesday, June 26, 2019

Berdine, Robert - 2 p.m., Stump Funeral Home & Cremation Inc., Arnoldsburg.

Bonsall, Buddy - 11 a.m., Good Shepherd Mortuary, South Charleston.

Holstein, Gary - 2 p.m., Handley Funeral Home, Danville.

Keener, John - 8 p.m., Roach Funeral Home, Gassaway.

Miller, Edward - 1 p.m., Taylor-Vandale Funeral Home, Spencer.

Wright, Virginia - 11 a.m., Nitro Church of God, Nitro.