Service Updates

  • Mobile Library is unavailable due to mechanical issues; staff will report to usual stops for pick-up and drop-off services.
  • Riverside Public Library is closed until Oct. due to renovations at the Riverside High School facility.
  • Glasgow Branch Library is closed until further notice due to building maintenance.
  • West Virginia Book Festival is virtual for 2021, and in-person events are canceled. Visit for more info.


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You can contribute to your community by volunteering. You can help out in a lot of ways, ranging from working at the annual West Virginia Book Festival and its used book sale, to lending a hand at your local KCPL branch library.

Take a look at some of the options below and talk to staff at your local KCPL branch for more information.


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Local Branch

Volunteer at your local KCPL branch library. Contact your local branch for more info.

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Volunteer Form

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Join the Friends

Help out by joining The Friends of The Library Foundation of Kanawha County, Inc. 

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Book Festival

Volunteer at the West Virginia Book Festival, including the Festival's Saturday Used Book Sale.

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