Service Announcement

  • All KCPL locations will close at 5:00 PM on Wednesday, November 23rd and will remain closed Thursday, November 24th and Friday, November 25th for the Thanksgiving holiday.
  • Clendenin Branch hours are changing for the winter.
  • Pop-Up Library Service will end for the season on Wednesday, November 30th.

Digital Resources

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Celtic Mythology

This resource highlights how Celtic people are more than only Ireland. They are ranged across Europe, and their mythology is more than modern ideas about druids.

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Checks and Balances

Explore the inner workings of the federal government and how the executive, legislative and judicial branches have changed over time.

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Chemical Elements 2nd

Great for papers on elements – discusses the discovery, science and uses of each element.



50+ million open access, full text articles, Open Educational Resources, textbooks, and more.  No library card required!

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College Blue Book

Track down a college in your degree field, find key information on various institutions and scholarship opportunities.

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College Foundation of West Virginia

WV’s site for the college bound focuses on a three prong strategy -prepare, plan and pay for your education.

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Companion to Renaissance and Baroque Art

The renaissance saw a change from artisan to artist.

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Consumer Health Complete

Bringing together magazines, journals and books on a broad array of health topics.

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Deep Shale Oil and Gas

This book provides an introduction to shale gas resources.

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Dictionary of American Family Names

Where does you last name come from? What does it mean? It is easy to find out with this dictionary.

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Disasters, Accidents, and Crisis in American History

Fires, floods, rebellions, explosions, collapses and more are recounted.

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Disco, Punk, New Wave, Heavy Metal and More

From glittery disco balls to brash punk to heavy metal, the music of 1970s left the idealism of the 1960s behind.

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DK Eyewitness: Hurricane & Tornado

An illustrated guide to extreme weather.

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DK Eyewitness: Volcano & Earthquake

An illustrated guide to how earthquakes and volcanoes occur.

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Don Blankenship Trial: Charleston Gazette-Mail

A compendium of the reporting from the Don Blankenship trial by the staff of the Gazette-Mail, including Ken Ward Jr. It also includes the trial transcripts and material from WV Public Broadcasting.

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Early Civilizations in the Americas

Explore pre-Columbian history of both North, Central and South America.

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Searchable database of magazines, journals and newspapers

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Elizabethan World Reference Library

The reign of Queen Elizabeth I began an important period in English history.