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  • All KCPL locations will be closed Saturday, September 3 and Monday, September 5 in observance of the Labor Day holiday.

Upcoming Events

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I Spy Hidden Pictures!

All Day 8/15 - 8/20
St. Albans Branch Library
Library Branch: St. Albans Branch Library
Age Group: Children
Program Type: I-Spy & Scavenger Hunts
Event Details:
Find all the hidden pictures and earn a small prize. Ages 12 and under with caregiver. ...

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.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Kumihimo Bracelet Workshop

10:30am - 12:30pm
Sissonville Branch Library
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Sissonville Branch Library
Room: Sissonville Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 13
Event Details:
Join this workshop presented by the Kanawha Rock & Gem Club to learn how to make kumihimo bracelets, a type of braided jewelry. Supplies will be provided. Space is limited and registration is required to participate in this event. ...

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

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

Hand Sewing for Children

1:00pm - 2:30pm
Clendenin Branch Library
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Clendenin Branch Library
Room: Clendenin Meeting Room
Age Group: Children, Elementary: 6-11 Years, Tweens: 10-12 Years
Program Type: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 13
Event Details:
Learn the basics of hand sewing. You will sew a simple tissue holder. Bring a box or basket to make a sewing kit to take home.  All materials provided. ...
This event is in the "Elementary: 6-11 Years" group.
This event is in the "Family" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Main 406/407 John L. and Maude Dickenson Room
Age Group: Elementary: 6-11 Years, Family
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, STEM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 14
Event Details:
Use pre-cut wood panels, glue, wheels, and more to build a wooden toy or a birdhouse. ...
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.

Tots Story Time

10:00am - 11:00am
Sissonville Branch Library
Library Branch: Sissonville Branch Library
Age Group: Babies: 0-18 Months, Toddlers: 18-36 Months, Pre-K: 3-5 Years
Program Type: Storytimes
Event Details:
Join us for a themed story time and a craft. ...
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Family" group.

FULL STEM Ahead Drop-In Event

3:00pm - 5:00pm
IDEA Lab
Library Branch: IDEA Lab
Room: IDEA Lab
Age Group: Teens, Adults, Family
Program Type: STEM, IDEA Lab
Event Details:
Learn about the basics of coding and programming with SAM Labs and Arduino in this self-guided exploration session. We will provide handouts and other resources to help you on your journey and, of course, we'll be happy to answer any questions you ha...
This event is in the "Babies: 0-18 Months" group.

Baby and Me Storytime

10:00am - 10:30am
Main Library
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Main 406/407 John L. and Maude Dickenson Room
Age Group: Babies: 0-18 Months
Program Type: Storytimes
Event Details:
Interactive program with books, songs, tickle rhymes, knees bounces and more! ...
This event is in the "Babies: 0-18 Months" group.

Baby Playgroup

10:30am - 11:00am
Main Library
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Main 406/407 John L. and Maude Dickenson Room
Age Group: Babies: 0-18 Months
Program Type: Playgroups
Event Details:
Informal playgroup to encourage play and social interaction between parents, caregivers, and babies. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Adult Crafternoon

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Elk Valley Branch Library
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Elk Valley Branch Library
Room: Elk Valley Meeting Room A/B
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 7
Event Details:
Join us for a fun craft workshop for adults. This month we will upcycle an old book into a beautiful treasure box.  All supplies will be provided.  Stop by the library to see a sample.  Registration begins July 26 and is limited to 10....

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

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 "Tweens: 10-12 Years" group.

Betwixt & BeTWEEN

6:00pm - 7:00pm
Dunbar Branch Library
Library Branch: Dunbar Branch Library
Room: Dunbar Meeting Room
Age Group: Tweens: 10-12 Years
Program Type: Other
Event Details:
Tweens ages 10-12 can join us for an evening of music, games, and crafts.  Betwixt and BeTween. Where a Tween can be a Tween.  ...
This event is in the "Toddlers: 18-36 Months" group.

Tiny Tots Storytime

10:00am - 10:30am
Main Library
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Main 406/407 John L. and Maude Dickenson Room
Age Group: Toddlers: 18-36 Months
Program Type: Storytimes
Event Details:
Interactive program with books, songs, musical instruments, play and more! ...
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.

Jump into Storytime

10:30am - 11:00am
Elk Valley Branch Library
Library Branch: Elk Valley Branch Library
Room: Elk Valley Meeting Room A/B
Age Group: Babies: 0-18 Months, Toddlers: 18-36 Months, Pre-K: 3-5 Years
Program Type: Storytimes
Event Details:
Storytime sessions are designed for children up to 5 years of age.  Child and caregiver will enjoy stories, songs, rhymes, and much more.  Join us to begin fostering a love of reading and books in our youngest library patrons. ...

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.
This event is in the "Pre-K: 3-5 Years" group.

Rhythm and Rhyme Time

10:30am - 11:00am
Cross Lanes Branch Library
Library Branch: Cross Lanes Branch Library
Room: Cross Lanes Meeting Room
Age Group: Babies: 0-18 Months, Toddlers: 18-36 Months, Pre-K: 3-5 Years
Program Type: Storytimes
Event Details:
Get moving at this interactive storytime! Little ones will develop early literacy skills in a fun way with music, dancing, singing and stories. ...

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.

This event is in the "Pre-K: 3-5 Years" group.

Story/Craft time: Draw Me a Star

10:30am - 11:30am
Riverside Public Library
Library Branch: Riverside Public Library
Age Group: Pre-K: 3-5 Years
Program Type: Storytimes
Event Details:
We will be reading Draw Me a Star by Eric Carle and making star wands. ...
This event is in the "Toddlers: 18-36 Months" group.
This event is in the "Pre-K: 3-5 Years" group.

Playgroup

11:00am - 11:30am
Cross Lanes Branch Library
Library Branch: Cross Lanes Branch Library
Room: Cross Lanes Meeting Room
Age Group: Toddlers: 18-36 Months, Pre-K: 3-5 Years
Program Type: Playgroups
Event Details:
All the fun of a traditional playgroup but with none of the fuss! Drop in to socialize with other families and play with toys reserved just for this age group. Parents supervise their children at this informal gathering. "Children learn as they play....

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 "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.

Playgroup at the Library

11:00am - 11:30am
Elk Valley Branch Library
Library Branch: Elk Valley Branch Library
Room: Elk Valley Meeting Room A/B
Age Group: Babies: 0-18 Months, Toddlers: 18-36 Months, Pre-K: 3-5 Years
Program Type: Playgroups
Event Details:
Stick around each week after storytime for playgroup!  This is a great opportunity for your children to interact and socialize with others their age.  Same goes for you, parents!  Meet others parents while your children have 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

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 "Toddlers: 18-36 Months" group.

Sensory Storytime

10:00am - 10:45am
Main Library
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Main 406/407 John L. and Maude Dickenson Room
Age Group: Toddlers: 18-36 Months
Program Type: Storytimes
Event Details:
Books and sensory activities to explore the world around us. ...
This event is in the "Pre-K: 3-5 Years" group.

Books and More Storytime

4:00pm - 4:45pm
Main Library
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Main 406/407 John L. and Maude Dickenson Room
Age Group: Pre-K: 3-5 Years
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Storytimes
Event Details:
Enjoy books, interactive songs and a simple craft. ...
This event is in the "Family" group.

Family Movie Night

5:30pm - 7:00pm
Riverside Public Library
Library Branch: Riverside Public Library
Age Group: Family
Program Type: Family Nights
Event Details:
We will be watching Disney's Encanto and munching on popcorn.  ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

Mini Fairy Garden Workshop

5:30pm - 7:30pm
St. Albans Branch Library
Waitlist
Registration
Library Branch: St. Albans Branch Library
Room: St. Albans Community Room
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:
Create your own mini fairy garden.  Materials will be provided. You provide the imagination. Please note that the class size is limited, so register beginning July 21, 2022. ...

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

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.
This event is in the "All Ages" group.

Family Art Night

6:00pm - 7:30pm
Clendenin Branch Library
Library Branch: Clendenin Branch Library
Age Group: Family, All Ages
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Classes & Workshops
Event Details:
Sample stamp art, finger painting, watercolor and acrylic painting, oil pastels and more. Bring your imagination and we'll supply the rest. ...
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.

Family Fun: Silly Shenanigans!

6:00pm - 7:30pm
Elk Valley Branch Library
Library Branch: Elk Valley Branch Library
Room: Elk Valley Meeting Room A/B
Age Group: Pre-K: 3-5 Years, Elementary: 6-11 Years, Tweens: 10-12 Years, Family
Program Type: Family Nights
Event Details:
Chances are you've been back in school for a few days.  What better way to relax and unwind than with a fun evening at the library?  Bring some friends and your family for some wacky games and activities at the library.  (HINT: Practic...

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

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.

Intensive 5-Part Beat the SAT Program

6:00pm - 7:30pm
Main Library
Closed
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Main 311C (A/B) Greater Kanawha Valley Foundation Meeting Room
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 25
Event Details:
This Intensive 5-Part Beat the SAT Program is comparable to that of an expensive, retail SAT test-preparation course. Class sessions, which include practice tests and intensive test-taking strategies, focus on four components per subject: fundamental...

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

Inclement Weather

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

This event is in the "Seniors" group.

Golden Years

1:30pm - 2:30pm
St. Albans Branch Library
Library Branch: St. Albans Branch Library
Room: St. Albans Community Room
Age Group: Seniors
Program Type: Other
Event Details:
Enjoy an afternoon of exciting fun filled games at the St. Albans Branch Library.  Prizes for each winner! We do accept slightly used donations to go into the prize pool. Snacks and drinks provided. ...

Disclaimer(s)

Food Allergies

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