WVDeli - Switch to Libby App Today!

Support for the legacy OverDrive app used to access WVDeli ends in Feb. 2022. Patrons must switch to the Libby app (available free in Google Play Store, Apple App Store and Microsoft Store) to continue using the service. Does not affect Kindle or Kindle app users. Learn about Libby.

Service Updates

  • Glasgow Branch Library is closed until further notice due to building maintenance.
  • Mobile Library services are discontinued; click here for details.

Educators

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Welcome, Educators!

As another school year begins, KCPL extends a warm welcome to all educators. We know that these are challenging times for educators, students, and families so we wish to collaborate with you by making our resources readily available for your use.
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Educator Services

Teachers and home-schoolers can find helpful resources they need to set their classrooms up for success.

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Teacher Collection

Our special teacher cards allow educators to check out titles from our Juvenile Deposit collection at the Main Library to supplement their classroom collections.  This collection consists of children’s books, primarily for use in PreK-Grade 6, although also available to educators in middle or high school. To register for an Educator Card, come in to any library, call 304-343-4646, or email Terri.

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School Outreach

Interested in bringing your class to the library or having a librarian visit your school? We’d love to work with you to arrange a school or library visit as part of our classroom support for grades PreK to 12. We also welcome visits from homeschool groups.

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Class Book Clubs

Check out up to 10 copies of YA and adult books for a classroom discussion or school book club. Current list of titles and more information available by request.

Featured Library Resources

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Tutor.com

Get free help with homework, building a resume, test prep, job skills and more. Available every day from noon to midnight.

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Scholastic Teachables

A wide variety of printable learning materials for students Pre-K to 8th grade.

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LearningExpress Library

From the TASC and the ACT/SAT, to civil service and vocational tests, Learning Express has it covered. It also offers help with jobs and computer skills.

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World Book Encyclopedia

Access the popular encyclopedia World Book online using your library card number and PIN.


 

Community Resources

Connect Child Care Resource & Referral

Determines eligibility for government-subsidized child care, recruits child care providers, and trains and educates child care providers.

Health Right

The mission of WV Health Right is to provide quality medical, dental, pharmaceutical, and health education services to those who need help.

Healthy Grandfamilies

Healthy Grandfamilies is a free initiative led by West Virginia State University to provide information and resources to grandparents who are raising one or more grandchildren.

Kanawha County Schools

Kanawha County Schools (KCS) is the largest school system in West Virginia. The district serves over 28,000 students.

Legal Aid of West Virginia

Provides civil legal services, behavioral health advocacy, and long-term care and eldercare legal assistance.

Schoenbaum Family Enrichment Center

Big Brothers Big Sisters, Charleston Childcare and Learning Center, WV Birth to Three, WV Career Transition Services, and other programs.

United Way 2-1-1

Find local information about food, shelter, emergency and disaster relief, employment and education opportunities, veteran services, health.

Women's Health Center of West Virginia

Non-profit health center providing the full range of women's reproductive health services and gynecological care

WV Home Educators Association

A local nonprofit organization providing homeschooling support to families. Toll-free information line - 1-800-736-9843.

Books for Curriculum Development

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