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Lincoln Coffin Replica Here May 20 - 25
On Monday, May 20 until Saturday, May 25, the Huntington Downtown Main Public Library will be host to the President Abraham Lincoln Coffin exhibit and is being sponsored by Henson & Kitchen Family Funeral Home of Huntington, WV. Fred H. Kitchen, Owner & Funeral Director, and Amber Kitchen, Owner & Family Care Coordinator, from Henson & Kitchen, have coordinated with the library to make the exhibit possible. To read more, click here. Join us for the ceremony on Saturday, May 18, 2013, at 10:00 AM. We will have a parade from the courthouse to the library with both children and some adult civil war re-enactors carrying the coffin to the library. We will then place the casket in the library and the exhibit will then be open to the public.
Please Help with the Broadband Survey
Resident of Cabell, Lincoln, Logan, Mason, Mingo, and Wayne please take a few minutes to fill out this survey for the Planning and Development Council about Broadband Services. Click here. Thank you!
Adult Summer Reading Program Coming Soon!
This summer we encourage adults to join our adult “Summer Reading Program” (SRP) with the “Ground Breaking Reads” Theme at the main and all branch libraries.
While we are still continuing the “WV Reads 150” challenge, we will follow our SRP with the American Library guidelines in “Ground Breaking Reads” theme. That means our participants will receive even more rewards and programs this summer by joining our SRP, from June4 to August 15. Read more!
Author Jack Runion Speaks May 21
Author Jack Runion will be here at the main library to talk about hope after losing a loved one. His book A Bad Good-bye - Overcoming the Grief of Suicide, is being released nationally in 2012 and we are excited to have this opportunity of sharing the message of hope and healing provided in the pages of this book on May 21, @ 6 pm, main library. Click here for more information.
Dig Into Reading!
One great way to keep your children reading is to have them join the “Dig Into Reading” Summer Reading Program at the Cabell County Public Library and its seven branches. The Main Library will kick-off the summer on Wednesday, June 5, at 10am. Children and young adults are welcome to dig in and uncover great books and fun programs at Cabell County Public Library’s summer reading program. Read more.
Photos from Our "Carnival" Gala
On Saturday night, March 9, more than 180 fun-seekers crowded into the ballroom at the Guyan Golf and Country Club for Gala 2013, this year’s edition of an annual fund-raiser promoting the Cabell County Public Library. To see photos from "Carnival -- a Rio De Janeiro Festival," click here.
Spring Issue of our Newsletter is Available
The Spring 2013 issue of Library Connection, our quarterly newsletter, is now available for online viewing and/or downloading. Click here to get your copy right now! This issue is rich in details for uncoming events, classes and fun, interesting activities for patrons of all ages.
West Virginia Reads 150
Join the Cabell County Public Library, the West Virginia Library Commission (WVLC), and the West Virginia Center for the Book in a fun reading challenge called West Virginia Reads 150, which celebrates West Virginia’s 150th birthday in 2013. Read more -- click here.
Yoga Class Resumes
Join us for a weekly Yoga class with a certified instructor in Main Library with new Yoga and Tai Chi Classes every Tuesday at 5:15 pm. 304-528-5700. Walk-ins welcomed.
Math Tutor is Back!
The Math Tutor is back at the Cabell County Public Library, Sundays 1:30 - 4:30 p.m. All ages are welcome.
Bring Us Your Yearbooks!
Donate your yearbooks to the library! We are looking for any year any school from elementary to college in the Tri-State area. Drop them off at the main library. Call for more details at 304-528-5700.
Knitting and Crocheting Class
Every first and third Thursday of each month, group will meet at 12-1 pm on first Thursdays and 4-5 pm on the third Thursdays. Two instructors in this class will show you how to do knitting or crocheting for a lot of fun projects. Library will provide your start up needle and yarn. Light refreshment will be provided.
Your Library Apps
Have you ever...
-- Seen a title in a bookstore and thought “I should get this at my library”?
-- Wished you could have an eBook or eAudiobook on your Smartphone?
--Wanted a short cut to your library?
There's an app for that!
OverDrive app will allow you to access the digital library while BookMyne will connect you to the entire library catalog. Just download these FREE apps from your app store and enjoy!
Check out how… click here!