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 wvbookfestival.org for more info.

Upcoming Events

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This event is in the "All Ages" group.

Banned Books Week (2021)

All Day
Main Library (CTC)
Library Branch: Main Library (CTC)
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Book Discussions
Event Details:
Check out our Banned Books display to learn about "banned" books, pick up some bookmarks, and grab our Take and Make craft. ...

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

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

Remembering 9/11: 20 Years Later

All Day
Main Library
Library Branch: Main Library
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Displays & Exhibits, Other
Event Details:
September 11, 2021 marks the 20th anniversary of the attacks on the World Trade Center towers that changed America forever. In honor of that tragic day, KCPL is creating a compilation book of personal stories from patrons and staff to preserve in our...

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

Masks & Social Distancing

All patrons age 3 and older are required to wear a face covering and maintain social distancing of six feet or more to attend this event.

This event is in the "All Ages" group.

Banned Books Week (2021)

All Day
Main Library (CTC)
Library Branch: Main Library (CTC)
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Book Discussions
Event Details:
Check out our Banned Books display to learn about "banned" books, pick up some bookmarks, and grab our Take and Make craft. ...

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

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

Remembering 9/11: 20 Years Later

All Day
Main Library
Library Branch: Main Library
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Displays & Exhibits, Other
Event Details:
September 11, 2021 marks the 20th anniversary of the attacks on the World Trade Center towers that changed America forever. In honor of that tragic day, KCPL is creating a compilation book of personal stories from patrons and staff to preserve in our...

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

Masks & Social Distancing

All patrons age 3 and older are required to wear a face covering and maintain social distancing of six feet or more to attend this event.

This event is in the "Teens" group.

Teens: After School Anime

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Discord
Library Branch: Discord
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Virtual Events
Event Details:
Join us on our Discord as we stream anime and discuss our favorite fan theories about the shows, along with a simple craft each week. ...
This event is in the "All Ages" group.

Banned Books Week (2021)

All Day
Main Library (CTC)
Library Branch: Main Library (CTC)
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Book Discussions
Event Details:
Check out our Banned Books display to learn about "banned" books, pick up some bookmarks, and grab our Take and Make craft. ...

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

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

Remembering 9/11: 20 Years Later

All Day
Main Library
Library Branch: Main Library
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Displays & Exhibits, Other
Event Details:
September 11, 2021 marks the 20th anniversary of the attacks on the World Trade Center towers that changed America forever. In honor of that tragic day, KCPL is creating a compilation book of personal stories from patrons and staff to preserve in our...

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

Masks & Social Distancing

All patrons age 3 and older are required to wear a face covering and maintain social distancing of six feet or more to attend this event.

This event is in the "Babies: 0-18 Months" group.
This event is in the "Toddlers: 18-36 Months" group.

Virtual Storytime

10:30am - 11:00am
Facebook
Library Branch: Facebook
Age Group: Babies: 0-18 Months, Toddlers: 18-36 Months
Program Type: Storytimes, Virtual Events
Event Details:
Enjoy a new story with us on Facebook.   ...
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Teens: Minecraft Online

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Discord
Library Branch: Discord
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Gaming Sessions
Event Details:
Join us every Wednesday and Friday at 4:00 PM on Discord and our Minecraft server! Email our Teen Services Librarian to receive an invitation to our server. ...
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Teens: Minecraft Online

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Discord
Library Branch: Discord
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Gaming Sessions
Event Details:
Join us every Wednesday and Friday at 4:00 PM on Discord and our Minecraft server! Email our Teen Services Librarian to receive an invitation to our server. ...
This event is in the "All Ages" group.

Banned Books Week (2021)

All Day
Main Library (CTC)
Library Branch: Main Library (CTC)
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Book Discussions
Event Details:
Check out our Banned Books display to learn about "banned" books, pick up some bookmarks, and grab our Take and Make craft. ...

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

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

Remembering 9/11: 20 Years Later

All Day
Main Library
Library Branch: Main Library
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Displays & Exhibits, Other
Event Details:
September 11, 2021 marks the 20th anniversary of the attacks on the World Trade Center towers that changed America forever. In honor of that tragic day, KCPL is creating a compilation book of personal stories from patrons and staff to preserve in our...

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

Masks & Social Distancing

All patrons age 3 and older are required to wear a face covering and maintain social distancing of six feet or more to attend this event.

This event is in the "Teens" group.

Teens: After School Anime

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Discord
Library Branch: Discord
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Virtual Events
Event Details:
Join us on our Discord as we stream anime and discuss our favorite fan theories about the shows, along with a simple craft each week. ...
This event is in the "Family" group.

Write a 5 Word Story

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Facebook
Library Branch: Facebook
Age Group: Family
Program Type: Virtual Events
Event Details:
What's happening in the wacky picture? Write a 5 word story to share online. ...
This event is in the "All Ages" group.

Banned Books Week (2021)

All Day
Main Library (CTC)
Library Branch: Main Library (CTC)
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Book Discussions
Event Details:
Check out our Banned Books display to learn about "banned" books, pick up some bookmarks, and grab our Take and Make craft. ...

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

This event is in the "Elementary: 6-11 Years" group.

1st Chapter Fridays

3:00pm - 4:00pm
Facebook
Library Branch: Facebook
Age Group: Elementary: 6-11 Years
Program Type: Virtual Events
Event Details:
Sneak peek of a variety of chapter books for children. ...
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Teens: Minecraft Online

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Discord
Library Branch: Discord
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Gaming Sessions
Event Details:
Join us every Wednesday and Friday at 4:00 PM on Discord and our Minecraft server! Email our Teen Services Librarian to receive an invitation to our server. ...
This event is in the "All Ages" group.

Banned Books Week (2021)

All Day
Main Library (CTC)
Library Branch: Main Library (CTC)
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Book Discussions
Event Details:
Check out our Banned Books display to learn about "banned" books, pick up some bookmarks, and grab our Take and Make craft. ...

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

This event is in the "Babies: 0-18 Months" group.
This event is in the "Toddlers: 18-36 Months" group.

Virtual Storytime

10:30am - 11:00am
Facebook
Library Branch: Facebook
Age Group: Babies: 0-18 Months, Toddlers: 18-36 Months
Program Type: Storytimes, Virtual Events
Event Details:
Enjoy a new story with us on Facebook.   ...
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Teens: Minecraft Online

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Discord
Library Branch: Discord
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Gaming Sessions
Event Details:
Join us every Wednesday and Friday at 4:00 PM on Discord and our Minecraft server! Email our Teen Services Librarian to receive an invitation to our server. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

Thursday Book Group

3:30pm - 5:00pm
Zoom
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Zoom
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Book Discussions
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 20
Event Details:
Thursday Book Club will be reading Apartment in Athens by Glenway Wescott, which is available to check out at the Dunbar Library and the Main Library.  This program will be hosted via Zoom.  ...

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

This event is in the "Family" group.

Write a 5 Word Story

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Facebook
Library Branch: Facebook
Age Group: Family
Program Type: Virtual Events
Event Details:
What's happening in the wacky picture? Write a 5 word story to share online. ...
This event is in the "Family" group.

Family Art Night

6:00pm - 7:00pm
St. Albans Branch Library
Cancelled
Registration
Library Branch: St. Albans Branch Library
Room: St. Albans Community Room
Age Group: Family
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Family Nights
Event Details:
Enjoy a variety of art activities for all ages. ...

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

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.

Masks & Social Distancing

All patrons age 3 and older are required to wear a face covering and maintain social distancing of six feet or more to attend this event.

This event is in the "Elementary: 6-11 Years" group.

1st Chapter Fridays

3:00pm - 4:00pm
Facebook
Library Branch: Facebook
Age Group: Elementary: 6-11 Years
Program Type: Virtual Events
Event Details:
Sneak peek of a variety of chapter books for children. ...