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ADULT AMERICAN LANDMARKS I SPY

06/03/2024 @ 10:30am - 06/28/2024 @ 4:30pm
Dunbar Branch Library
Library Branch: Dunbar Branch Library
Age Group: Teens, Adults, Seniors
Program Type: I-Spy & Scavenger Hunts
Event Details:

Come in and travel with us looking for American Landmarks!!   Travel around the Library looking for favorite landmarks and then answer the question on the back for a prize!!   Have fun and enjoy!!!

Disclaimer(s)

Accessibility

Individuals with disabilities who require accommodation to attend a program at any KCPL facility should contact the ADA Coordinator at least 48 hours prior to the event. Phone: 304-343-4646 ext. 1242 or 1268 Email: facilities@kanawhalibrary.org

Main Library Patrons with strollers, wheelchairs, or other wheeled devices will find it easier to use the Jacobson Tower entrance on Quarrier Street or the Skybridge entrance via Summers Street Garage.

Photo & Video

We often photograph and videotape library events. These images are used for publicizing KCPL and its programs. If you do not wish to be photographed, please let the photographer or a staff member know.

This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Tweens: 10-12 Years" group.

CHILDREN'S CAMPING I SPY

06/03/2024 @ 10:30am - 06/28/2024 @ 4:30pm
Dunbar Branch Library
Library Branch: Dunbar Branch Library
Age Group: Children, Tweens: 10-12 Years
Program Type: I-Spy & Scavenger Hunts
Event Details:

To go along with out Summer Library Club theme kids can come in and play Camping I Spy.  Hidden in the Children's Area is items that will go along with going camping.  Find all the items, bring your sheet to the desk and win a prize!!!&n

Disclaimer(s)

Accessibility

Individuals with disabilities who require accommodation to attend a program at any KCPL facility should contact the ADA Coordinator at least 48 hours prior to the event. Phone: 304-343-4646 ext. 1242 or 1268 Email: facilities@kanawhalibrary.org

Main Library Patrons with strollers, wheelchairs, or other wheeled devices will find it easier to use the Jacobson Tower entrance on Quarrier Street or the Skybridge entrance via Summers Street Garage.

Accompanying Adults

This program is designed for children and accompanying adults. Please plan to attend and be engaged with your child for this program. Drop offs will not be permitted.

Photo & Video

We often photograph and videotape library events. These images are used for publicizing KCPL and its programs. If you do not wish to be photographed, please let the photographer or a staff member know.

This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Babies: 0-18 Months" group.
This event is in the "Toddlers: 18-36 Months" group.
This event is in the "Pre-K: 3-5 Years" group.
This event is in the "Elementary: 6-11 Years" group.
This event is in the "Tweens: 10-12 Years" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Family" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.
This event is in the "All Ages" group.

Tiny Art Show Exhibition

All Day 6/6 - 6/23
Main Library
Library Branch: Main Library
Age Group: Children, Babies: 0-18 Months, Toddlers: 18-36 Months, Pre-K: 3-5 Years, Elementary: 6-11 Years, Tweens: 10-12 Years, Teens, Adults, Family, Seniors, All Ages
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Contests, Displays & Exhibits
Event Details:

Vote for your favorite art in the Main Library's Tiny Art Show, starting June 6 through June 23! The Tiny Art Show exhibit will be located on the third floor, with voting taking place for Children, Teen, and Adult age groups.

Disclaimer(s)

Accessibility

Individuals with disabilities who require accommodation to attend a program at any KCPL facility should contact the ADA Coordinator at least 48 hours prior to the event. Phone: 304-343-4646 ext. 1242 or 1268 Email: facilities@kanawhalibrary.org

Main Library Patrons with strollers, wheelchairs, or other wheeled devices will find it easier to use the Jacobson Tower entrance on Quarrier Street or the Skybridge entrance via Summers Street Garage.

Photo & Video

We often photograph and videotape library events. These images are used for publicizing KCPL and its programs. If you do not wish to be photographed, please let the photographer or a staff member know.

This event is in the "All Ages" group.

West Virginia Day Buttons!

06/17/2024 @ 2:00pm - 06/22/2024 @ 4:30pm
IDEA Lab
Library Branch: IDEA Lab
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, IDEA Lab
Event Details:

West Virginia became a state 161 years ago on June 20th, 1863 and she has only grown more beautiful with age! Celebrate her beauty and history in the IDEA Lab all week by creating your own West Virginia button.

This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Family" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

Adult Gaming Afternoon

12:30pm - 2:00pm
Main Library
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Main 308/309 Conference Room
Age Group: Adults, Family, Seniors
Program Type: Gaming Sessions, STEM
Event Details:

Join us for an afternoon of playing video games! We will have a choice of Nintendo Switch games available.

Even if you have never played video games before, feel free to join us and we will teach you how to use the controls.

Disclaimer(s)

Accessibility

Individuals with disabilities who require accommodation to attend a program at any KCPL facility should contact the ADA Coordinator at least 48 hours prior to the event. Phone: 304-343-4646 ext. 1242 or 1268 Email: facilities@kanawhalibrary.org

Main Library Patrons with strollers, wheelchairs, or other wheeled devices will find it easier to use the Jacobson Tower entrance on Quarrier Street or the Skybridge entrance via Summers Street Garage.

Inclement Weather

All programs are subject to rescheduling or cancellation in the event of inclement weather.

Photo & Video

We often photograph and videotape library events. These images are used for publicizing KCPL and its programs. If you do not wish to be photographed, please let the photographer or a staff member know.

This event is in the "Elementary: 6-11 Years" group.
This event is in the "Tweens: 10-12 Years" group.
This event is in the "Family" group.

Families Paint: Optical Illusion

2:00pm - 3:30pm
Elk Valley Branch Library
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Elk Valley Branch Library
Room: Elk Valley Meeting Room A/B
Age Group: Elementary: 6-11 Years, Tweens: 10-12 Years, Family
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Classes & Workshops, Family Nights, Summer Library Club
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 2
Event Details:

Create your own mysterious optical illusion with a canvas and paint.

Disclaimer(s)

Accessibility

Individuals with disabilities who require accommodation to attend a program at any KCPL facility should contact the ADA Coordinator at least 48 hours prior to the event. Phone: 304-343-4646 ext. 1242 or 1268 Email: facilities@kanawhalibrary.org

Main Library Patrons with strollers, wheelchairs, or other wheeled devices will find it easier to use the Jacobson Tower entrance on Quarrier Street or the Skybridge entrance via Summers Street Garage.

Photo & Video

We often photograph and videotape library events. These images are used for publicizing KCPL and its programs. If you do not wish to be photographed, please let the photographer or a staff member know.

This event is in the "All Ages" group.

Cabin Creek Clinic

2:30pm - 4:00pm
Bookmobile
Offsite Event
Library Branch: Bookmobile
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Bookmobile

Disclaimer(s)

Inclement Weather

All programs are subject to rescheduling or cancellation in the event of inclement weather.

This event is in the "All Ages" group.

West Virginia Day Celebration

All Day
Clendenin Branch Library
Library Branch: Clendenin Branch Library
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Holiday
Event Details:

Happy Birthday, West Virginia! Celebrate with games, crafts, and snacks. Learn with trivia and special displays. Enter a drawing for a special West Virginia book and other prizes.

This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Babies: 0-18 Months" group.
This event is in the "Toddlers: 18-36 Months" group.
This event is in the "Pre-K: 3-5 Years" group.
This event is in the "Elementary: 6-11 Years" group.
This event is in the "Tweens: 10-12 Years" group.
This event is in the "Family" group.

SLC: WV Musical Adventures

10:00am - 11:00am
Main Library
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Main 406/407 John L. and Maude Dickenson Room
Age Group: Children, Babies: 0-18 Months, Toddlers: 18-36 Months, Pre-K: 3-5 Years, Elementary: 6-11 Years, Tweens: 10-12 Years, Family
Program Type: Family Nights, Storytimes, Summer Library Club
Event Details:

Come learn about WV music, including originals from West Virginia's very own Tony Music! Bring your singing voice and sense of play!

Disclaimer(s)

Accessibility

Individuals with disabilities who require accommodation to attend a program at any KCPL facility should contact the ADA Coordinator at least 48 hours prior to the event. Phone: 304-343-4646 ext. 1242 or 1268 Email: facilities@kanawhalibrary.org

Main Library Patrons with strollers, wheelchairs, or other wheeled devices will find it easier to use the Jacobson Tower entrance on Quarrier Street or the Skybridge entrance via Summers Street Garage.

Accompanying Adults

This program is designed for children and accompanying adults. Please plan to attend and be engaged with your child for this program. Drop offs will not be permitted.

Photo & Video

We often photograph and videotape library events. These images are used for publicizing KCPL and its programs. If you do not wish to be photographed, please let the photographer or a staff member know.

This event is in the "All Ages" group.

Coonskin Park

10:00am - 1:00pm
Bookmobile
Offsite Event
Library Branch: Bookmobile
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Bookmobile

Disclaimer(s)

Inclement Weather

All programs are subject to rescheduling or cancellation in the event of inclement weather.

This event is in the "Family" group.

Community Reads! Sierra Sovine

10:30am - 11:00am
Dunbar Branch Library
Library Branch: Dunbar Branch Library
Age Group: Family
Program Type: Storytimes, Summer Library Club
Event Details:

Join us for our special summer storytime series, Community Reads! Where community members visit our library as special guests to bring you books and more! 

 

This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Toddlers: 18-36 Months" group.
This event is in the "Pre-K: 3-5 Years" group.

Storytime at the Park

10:30am - 11:30am
Off Site
Offsite Event
Library Branch: Off Site
Age Group: Children, Toddlers: 18-36 Months, Pre-K: 3-5 Years
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Storytimes, Summer Library Club
Event Details:

Enjoy an interactive storytime - complete with stories, songs, and rhymes - outdoors at Coonskin Park, near the Hoppy 

Disclaimer(s)

Accessibility

Individuals with disabilities who require accommodation to attend a program at any KCPL facility should contact the ADA Coordinator at least 48 hours prior to the event. Phone: 304-343-4646 ext. 1242 or 1268 Email: facilities@kanawhalibrary.org

Main Library Patrons with strollers, wheelchairs, or other wheeled devices will find it easier to use the Jacobson Tower entrance on Quarrier Street or the Skybridge entrance via Summers Street Garage.

Inclement Weather

All programs are subject to rescheduling or cancellation in the event of inclement weather.

Photo & Video

We often photograph and videotape library events. These images are used for publicizing KCPL and its programs. If you do not wish to be photographed, please let the photographer or a staff member know.

This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Family" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.
This event is in the "All Ages" group.

West Virginia Day Concert with Born Old

12:00pm - 2:00pm
Main Library
Library Branch: Main Library
Age Group: Adults, Family, Seniors, All Ages
Program Type: Movies & Performances, Summer Library Club
Event Details:

Join us to celebrate West Virginia Day with a concert featuring Born Old, performing a mix of old-time and bluegrass music! This program will take place in the Main Library's Mea Cuppa Coffee Nook. No purchase is necessary to attend.

Disclaimer(s)

Accessibility

Individuals with disabilities who require accommodation to attend a program at any KCPL facility should contact the ADA Coordinator at least 48 hours prior to the event. Phone: 304-343-4646 ext. 1242 or 1268 Email: facilities@kanawhalibrary.org

Main Library Patrons with strollers, wheelchairs, or other wheeled devices will find it easier to use the Jacobson Tower entrance on Quarrier Street or the Skybridge entrance via Summers Street Garage.

Photo & Video

We often photograph and videotape library events. These images are used for publicizing KCPL and its programs. If you do not wish to be photographed, please let the photographer or a staff member know.

This event is in the "Pre-K: 3-5 Years" group.
This event is in the "Elementary: 6-11 Years" group.
This event is in the "Tweens: 10-12 Years" group.

STEM: Make a Badge for West Virginia Day

12:00pm - 7:00pm
Main Library
Library Branch: Main Library
Age Group: Pre-K: 3-5 Years, Elementary: 6-11 Years, Tweens: 10-12 Years
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, STEM, Summer Library Club
Event Details:

Celebrate West Virginia Day by making a badge. Helps children with fine motor skills such as cutting, coloring and more. Pick up information about additional resources for family fun available from our IDEA Lab. Children's Services. 4th floor.

Disclaimer(s)

Accompanying Adults

This program is designed for children and accompanying adults. Please plan to attend and be engaged with your child for this program. Drop offs will not be permitted.

This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

Read All About It

1:00pm - 2:00pm
Sissonville Branch Library
Library Branch: Sissonville Branch Library
Room: Sissonville Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Book Discussions
Event Details:

Join the Sissonville Library book discussion group for a fun book chat! Ask at the library to find out what book is being featured this month. Refreshments will be provided but feel free to bring a dish to share if you wish!

This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

Elk Valley Book Group

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Elk Valley Branch Library
Library Branch: Elk Valley Branch Library
Room: Elk Valley Meeting Room A/B
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Book Discussions
Event Details:

The book that we are reading this month is The Holy Man by Susan Trott.  Books are available at the circulation desk or from the library's downloadable services.  Light refreshments provided by the Elk Valley Advisory Board.

Disclaimer(s)

Accessibility

Individuals with disabilities who require accommodation to attend a program at any KCPL facility should contact the ADA Coordinator at least 48 hours prior to the event. Phone: 304-343-4646 ext. 1242 or 1268 Email: facilities@kanawhalibrary.org

Main Library Patrons with strollers, wheelchairs, or other wheeled devices will find it easier to use the Jacobson Tower entrance on Quarrier Street or the Skybridge entrance via Summers Street Garage.

Food Allergies

We cannot guarantee that food served at this program has not come into contact with tree nuts, soy, or other allergens.

This event is in the "All Ages" group.

Kenna Homes @ South Charleston

2:30pm - 4:00pm
Bookmobile
Offsite Event
Library Branch: Bookmobile
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Bookmobile

Disclaimer(s)

Inclement Weather

All programs are subject to rescheduling or cancellation in the event of inclement weather.

This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Babies: 0-18 Months" group.
This event is in the "Toddlers: 18-36 Months" group.
This event is in the "Pre-K: 3-5 Years" group.
This event is in the "Elementary: 6-11 Years" group.
This event is in the "Tweens: 10-12 Years" group.
This event is in the "Family" group.

SLC: WV Musical Adventures

3:00pm - 4:00pm
Cross Lanes Branch Library
Library Branch: Cross Lanes Branch Library
Age Group: Children, Babies: 0-18 Months, Toddlers: 18-36 Months, Pre-K: 3-5 Years, Elementary: 6-11 Years, Tweens: 10-12 Years, Family
Program Type: Family Nights, Storytimes, Summer Library Club
Event Details:

Come learn about WV music, including originals from West Virginia's very own Tony Music! Bring your singing voice and sense of play!

Disclaimer(s)

Accessibility

Individuals with disabilities who require accommodation to attend a program at any KCPL facility should contact the ADA Coordinator at least 48 hours prior to the event. Phone: 304-343-4646 ext. 1242 or 1268 Email: facilities@kanawhalibrary.org

Main Library Patrons with strollers, wheelchairs, or other wheeled devices will find it easier to use the Jacobson Tower entrance on Quarrier Street or the Skybridge entrance via Summers Street Garage.

Accompanying Adults

This program is designed for children and accompanying adults. Please plan to attend and be engaged with your child for this program. Drop offs will not be permitted.

Photo & Video

We often photograph and videotape library events. These images are used for publicizing KCPL and its programs. If you do not wish to be photographed, please let the photographer or a staff member know.

This event is in the "Family" group.

Family Fun Night

5:30pm - 6:30pm
St. Albans Branch Library
Library Branch: St. Albans Branch Library
Room: St. Albans Community Room
Age Group: Family
Program Type: Family Nights
Event Details:

Join us for an evening of family fun.

Disclaimer(s)

Accessibility

Individuals with disabilities who require accommodation to attend a program at any KCPL facility should contact the ADA Coordinator at least 48 hours prior to the event. Phone: 304-343-4646 ext. 1242 or 1268 Email: facilities@kanawhalibrary.org

Main Library Patrons with strollers, wheelchairs, or other wheeled devices will find it easier to use the Jacobson Tower entrance on Quarrier Street or the Skybridge entrance via Summers Street Garage.

Accompanying Adults

This program is designed for children and accompanying adults. Please plan to attend and be engaged with your child for this program. Drop offs will not be permitted.

This event is in the "Tweens: 10-12 Years" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

TEEN GAME NIGHT

5:30pm - 7:00pm
Dunbar Branch Library
Library Branch: Dunbar Branch Library
Room: Dunbar Meeting Room
Age Group: Tweens: 10-12 Years, Teens
Program Type: Gaming Sessions
Event Details:

Join us at Dunbar Branch Library for an evening of gaming, and hanging with friends. We will provide game systems and games, but you may feel free to bring your own tabletop games. 

This event is in the "Tweens: 10-12 Years" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Dragon Eye Notebooks

6:00pm - 7:30pm
Sissonville Branch Library
Library Branch: Sissonville Branch Library
Room: Sissonville Meeting Room
Age Group: Tweens: 10-12 Years, Teens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Event Details:

Join us in making your very own one of a kind dragon eyed notebook! Decorated with air dried clay and paint.

This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

Census 101 Workshop

1:00pm - 2:00pm
Main Library
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Main 308/309 Conference Room
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: Unlimited
Event Details:

A history of the U.S. Census Bureau, what resources are available and briefly covering the plethora of different surveys the Census conducts and what data can be produced and how it relevant it is to daily activities. Highlighting the U.S.

Disclaimer(s)

Registration Required

Registration for this program is required due to limited space and materials. If you cannot attend, please call the library to cancel your registration so the spot may open up to others. A registration will be cancelled and a program spot made available to other patrons if the registrant does not arrive within 10 minutes of the scheduled program time.

Accessibility

Individuals with disabilities who require accommodation to attend a program at any KCPL facility should contact the ADA Coordinator at least 48 hours prior to the event. Phone: 304-343-4646 ext. 1242 or 1268 Email: facilities@kanawhalibrary.org

Main Library Patrons with strollers, wheelchairs, or other wheeled devices will find it easier to use the Jacobson Tower entrance on Quarrier Street or the Skybridge entrance via Summers Street Garage.

Inclement Weather

All programs are subject to rescheduling or cancellation in the event of inclement weather.

Photo & Video

We often photograph and videotape library events. These images are used for publicizing KCPL and its programs. If you do not wish to be photographed, please let the photographer or a staff member know.

This event is in the "Teens" group.

TEEN MOVIE AFTERNOON

1:00pm - 4:00pm
Dunbar Branch Library
Library Branch: Dunbar Branch Library
Room: Dunbar Meeting Room
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Movies & Performances
Event Details:

Kicking off the TEEN MOVIE for the summer months is a great movie called "War Games".   Popcorn provided.

Disclaimer(s)

Accessibility

Individuals with disabilities who require accommodation to attend a program at any KCPL facility should contact the ADA Coordinator at least 48 hours prior to the event. Phone: 304-343-4646 ext. 1242 or 1268 Email: facilities@kanawhalibrary.org

Main Library Patrons with strollers, wheelchairs, or other wheeled devices will find it easier to use the Jacobson Tower entrance on Quarrier Street or the Skybridge entrance via Summers Street Garage.

Food Allergies

We cannot guarantee that food served at this program has not come into contact with tree nuts, soy, or other allergens.

Photo & Video

We often photograph and videotape library events. These images are used for publicizing KCPL and its programs. If you do not wish to be photographed, please let the photographer or a staff member know.

This event is in the "Children" group.

Build and Play

2:30pm - 3:30pm
Cross Lanes Branch Library
Library Branch: Cross Lanes Branch Library
Room: Cross Lanes Meeting Room
Age Group: Children
Program Type: STEM
Event Details:

Families are encouraged to explore various STEM activities at this interactive program.

Disclaimer(s)

Accompanying Adults

This program is designed for children and accompanying adults. Please plan to attend and be engaged with your child for this program. Drop offs will not be permitted.