Craft Memorial Library
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CML Events

Join us for upcoming events, classes and programs at Craft Memorial Library! Many of our events are free and open to the public. Registration required where noted.
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Garden Series: Tomat
Craft Memorial Library
Thursday, Jun. 21, 2:00 PM
or call 304-325-3943.
Master Gardener, Justyn Marchese will provide tips and instruction on how to "clone" a tomato plant from one you have growing. Plants will be provided or participants may bring one of their own plants. Registration required.
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Bluefield Blue Jays
Craft Memorial Library
Tuesday, Jun. 26, 10:30 am
or call 304-325-3943.
Kids can join members ot the Bluefield Blue Jays minor leqgue baseball team as they read stories. Registration required. Register in person at the library, online, or by calling 304-325-3943.
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The Business of Writ
Craft Memorial Library
Tuesday, Jun. 26, 5:30 pm
or call 304-325-3943.
Join local author Kim Headlee as she discusses writing, the different options for publishing, and the business details you need to learn. Free for all ages. Registration required. Signed copies of her books will be available for purchase. Register in person at the library, online, or by calling 304-325-3943.
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Rockin’ Game N
Craft Memorial Library
Monday, Jul. 9, 5:00 pm
Families can join us for snacks and video games including Rockband, Dance, Dance Revolution, Guitar Hero, and more! Board games will also be available. Registration is required.
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Power Up! Nutrition
Craft Memorial Library
Tuesday, Jul. 10, 1:00 pm ( 7/10, 7/17, 7/24, 7/31 10:00 am)
or call 304-325-3943.
Youth grades 3-6 can join Jill Puckett from the WV Extension Service in activities that encourage healthy eating and active play. Kinds will learn to set goals for healthy eating and activity while getting to play active games and taste and/ore prepare healthy food. Class is free but registration is required. Total of 4 classes.
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Tour of the Granada
Craft Memorial Library
Wednesday, Jul. 11, 2:00 pm
or call 304-325-3943.

Join members of the Bluefield Preservation Society for an informational tour of the historic Granada Theater. Registration required.

Sponsored by Bluefield Preservation Society.
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Rock Painting
Craft Memorial Library
Monday, Jul. 16, 11:00 am
or call 304-325-3943.
Participants of all ages can either make a pet rock or decorate a rock to hide. All supplies provided. Registration required.
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Power Up! Nutrition
Craft Memorial Library
Tuesday, Jul. 17, 1:00 pm ( 7/10, 7/17, 7/24, 7/31 10:00 am)
or call 304-325-3943.
Youth grades 3-6 can join Jill Puckett from the WV Extension Service in activities that encourage healthy eating and active play. Kinds will learn to set goals for healthy eating and activity while getting to play active games and taste and/ore prepare healthy food. Class is free but registration is required. Total of 4 classes.
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Musical Science
Craft Memorial Library
Wednesday, Jul. 18, 2:00 pm
or call 304-325-3943.

Kids ages 6-12 can join us as we get musical with science! Registration required.

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Introduction to Clog
Craft Memorial Library
Wednesday, Jul. 18, 5:30 pm
or call 304-325-3943.
 Join instructor Burma McChesney and learn the basics of clogging! Clog dancing is a type of folk dance where the participant's footwear is used to create a rhythmic beat using the heel, toe, or both. Registration required.
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Garden Series: Ferme
Craft Memorial Library
Thursday, Jul. 19, 2:00 PM
or call 304-325-3943.
In this hands-on class, participants will learn what health benefits consuming fermented foods provides with the focus being on apple cider vinegar and kefir. Justyn Marchese, Master Gardener will share step-by-step instruction and provide all supplies needed to get you started fermenting your own culture to take home and enjoy. There is a $5 prepaid supply fee due by Monday, July 16th. Class size is limited and registration required.
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Power Up! Nutrition
Craft Memorial Library
Tuesday, Jul. 24, 1:00 pm ( 7/10, 7/17, 7/24, 7/31 10:00 am)
or call 304-325-3943.
Youth grades 3-6 can join Jill Puckett from the WV Extension Service in activities that encourage healthy eating and active play. Kinds will learn to set goals for healthy eating and activity while getting to play active games and taste and/ore prepare healthy food. Class is free but registration is required. Total of 4 classes.
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The Case of the Miss
Craft Memorial Library
Wednesday, Jul. 25, 2:00 pm
or call 304-325-3943.

In this Escape Room breakout game, kids 7 and up will work together to help the local school’s prize-winning violinist find and free her missing violin. Registration required.

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Celtic Knot Program
Craft Memorial Library
Thursday, Jul. 26, 2:00 pm
or call 304-325-3943.
Kids ages 8 and up will listen to a selection of Celtic music and learn how to make a Celtic Heart along with other knots. Registration required.
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Hip Hop Readers Thea
Craft Memorial Library
Tuesday, Jul. 31, 10:00 am
Watch our Hip Hop Readers Theater as they perform Dooby, Dooby Moo and other musical skits. Afterwards, children are invited to take part in a craft. Everyone welcome!
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Power Up! Nutrition
Craft Memorial Library
Tuesday, Jul. 31, 1:00 pm ( 7/10, 7/17, 7/24, 7/31 10:00 am)
or call 304-325-3943.
Youth grades 3-6 can join Jill Puckett from the WV Extension Service in activities that encourage healthy eating and active play. Kinds will learn to set goals for healthy eating and activity while getting to play active games and taste and/ore prepare healthy food. Class is free but registration is required. Total of 4 classes.
Little Jammers Story
Craft Memorial Library
Tuesday, Jun. 19, 10:00-10:45 am (June 19, July 3, 10, 17, and 24 10:00 am)
or call 304-325-3943.
Beginning Tuesday, June 19th, kids ages 2-5 will gather to hear a story and complete an activity. Registration is required. You may register in person at the library, online, or by calling the library at 304-325-3943.
The Soul of Reading
Craft Memorial Library
Tuesday, Jun. 19, 11:00-12:00 (June 19, July 3, 10, 17, and 24 11:00 am)
or call 304-325-3943.
Beginning June 19th, kids ages 6-10 will meet to hear a story and complete an activity. Registration required. Register in person at the library, online, or by calling the library at 304-325-3943.
Hip Hop Readers Thea
Craft Memorial Library
Tuesday, Jun. 19, 2:30-3:30 pm (June 19 & 26, July 3, 10, 17, & 24 2:30-3:30)
or call 304-325-3943.
Reader's Theater is reading aloud to tell a story through oral interpretation. Children ages 7-12 read from a "script." No memorization is required and costumes, acting, blocking, and special lighting is kept to a minimum. Whether you are interested in working on stage or behind the scenes, get some experience with our Reader's Theater group! Registration required. Register in person at the library, online, or by calling 304-325-3943.
Jazz It Up in the Ki
Craft Memorial Library
Thursday, Jun. 21, 10:00-10:30 am (June 21& 28, July 5, 12, 19 & 26, August 2 10:00 am)
or call 304-325-3943.
Preschoolers ages 4-5 will make 2 recipes each week to take home. The class will meet on Thursdays beginning June 21st, for a total of 7 classes. Supplies provided by the library. There is a $12.00 supply fee that is due by June 18th. Registration is required. Register in person at the library, online, or by calling 304-325-3943.
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