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ADULT I SPY CLASSIC BOOKS

05/28/2024 @ 10:00am - 05/31/2024 @ 5:00pm
Dunbar Branch Library
Library Branch: Dunbar Branch Library
Age Group: Teens, Adults, Seniors
Program Type: I-Spy & Scavenger Hunts
Event Details:

Come on in and join in an Adult I Spy where you look for Classic Books!   There are 8 book covers hidden all over the Main and Teen areas of the library.  Find them all and answer the question on the back of the sheet to get a prize

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 "Teens" group.

TEENS: Throwback Thursday

4:00pm - 6:00pm
Main Library
Library Branch: Main Library
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Gaming Sessions, Movies & Performances
Event Details:

Hop into our Teen Zone Time Machine each Thursday! Every Thursday, you will have the chance to play some retro video games, watch classic cartoons, enjoy a nostalgic movie, or go all the way back by playing a variety of board games.

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.

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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 Paint Night

5:00pm - 7:00pm
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:

Join us for a paint night to create your own tiny art and enter your creation into the Main Library's Tiny Art Show, set for exhibition and community voting June 6-23!

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 "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.
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, Displays & Exhibits, Gaming Sessions, Reading Challenge, STEM, StoryWalk®, Summer Library Club
Event Details:

Join our kickoff of Summer Library Club for all ages! Register to read, play lawn games, make rainbow sand art, and enjoy free ice cream and snacks! 

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.

Food Allergies

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

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

Creature Jar Craft

1:00pm - 2:30pm
Sissonville Branch Library
Library Branch: Sissonville Branch Library
Room: Sissonville Meeting Room
Age Group: Tweens: 10-12 Years, Teens, Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Event Details:

For this fun Summer Library Club program, learn to make a creature in a jar! All materials will be provided to make these cute pocket pets!

Disclaimer(s)

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

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

DIY Hand Stamped Jewelry

4:00pm - 5:00pm
IDEA Lab
Library Branch: IDEA Lab
Room: IDEA Lab
Age Group: Teens, Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, IDEA Lab, Summer Library Club
Event Details:

Adventure begins at your library this summer, so come on down to the IDEA Lab and try your hand at making personalized hand-stamped jewelry! We will provide the supplies -- you just have to provide the ideas! 

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.

This event is in the "Teens" group.

Dungeons & Dragons (Teens Only)

2:00pm - 4:00pm
Main Library
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Gaming Sessions
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 9
Event Details:

Are you interested in playing Dungeons & Dragons for the first time? Or are you an experienced player looking for a new campaign to join?

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

St Albans Writes

6:00pm - 7:30pm
St. Albans Branch Library
Library Branch: St. Albans Branch Library
Room: St. Albans Community Room
Age Group: Teens, Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Author Events
Event Details:

The Advisory Board, for the St.

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

Perler Bead Craft

1:00pm - 3:00pm
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:

Ever wanted to learn to create with perler beads? Here's your chance! All materials will be provided! While this program is geared towards teens and tweens, all participants are welcome!

Disclaimer(s)

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.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Fantasy Mapmaking

5:30pm - 7:00pm
Main Library
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Main 311A GKVF Meeting Room
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Classes & Workshops, Summer Library Club
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 9
Event Details:

Use randomness to get started on a fantasy map. Unleash your creativity and create a beautiful map.

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

Fantasy Mapmaking

6:00pm - 7:30pm
Sissonville Branch Library
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Sissonville Branch Library
Room: Sissonville Meeting Room
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Classes & Workshops, Summer Library Club
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 10
Event Details:

Use randomness to get started on a fantasy map. Unleash your creativity and create a beautiful map.

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

Lost at the Library Adventure Storytelling

6:00pm - 7:30pm
St. Albans Branch Library
Library Branch: St. Albans Branch Library
Room: St. Albans Community Room
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Summer Library Club
Event Details:

Moon ‘Lit Tales with Saint Albans’ very own, London Blue, presents Lost at the Library. Follow an intrepid character on this interactive strange journey that begins at the St.

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

Fantasy Mapmaking

5:30pm - 7:00pm
St. Albans Branch Library
Open
Registration
Library Branch: St. Albans Branch Library
Room: St. Albans Community Room
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Classes & Workshops, Summer Library Club
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 10
Event Details:

Use randomness to get started on a fantasy map. Unleash your creativity and create a beautiful map.

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

Robot Golf!

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Cross Lanes Branch Library
Library Branch: Cross Lanes Branch Library
Age Group: Tweens: 10-12 Years, Teens
Program Type: IDEA Lab, STEM, Summer Library Club
Event Details:

Do you think golf is sort of boring? Or maybe you think golf is fun, but it would be better if there were robots, right? Great news! This summer, we are playing putt putt with robots.

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.

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

Glowforge 101: Leather Keychains

4:00pm - 6:00pm
IDEA Lab
Registration
Library Branch: IDEA Lab
Room: IDEA Lab
Age Group: Teens, Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Classes & Workshops, IDEA Lab, STEM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 10
Event Details:

Whether you are looking for a last-minute gift for dad or simply hoping to learn more about the Glowforge, this program is for you.

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 "Teens" group.

Teen Time

6:00pm - 7:00pm
Elk Valley Branch Library
Library Branch: Elk Valley Branch Library
Room: Elk Valley Meeting Room A/B
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Gaming Sessions, Other
Event Details:

Teens are invited for Teen Time!  Bring your friends for an evening of fun!  Join us for games and other fun activities.  Stop by the library for more information.

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

Fantasy Mapmaking

6:00pm - 7:30pm
Clendenin Branch Library
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Clendenin Branch Library
Room: Clendenin Meeting Room
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Classes & Workshops, Summer Library Club
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 10
Event Details:

Use randomness to get started on a fantasy map. Unleash your creativity and create a beautiful map.

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

DIY Hand Stamped Jewelry/Adult Crafternoon

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Dunbar Branch Library
Library Branch: Dunbar Branch Library
Age Group: Teens, Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, IDEA Lab, Summer Library Club
Event Details:

Adventure begins at your library this summer -- and the IDEA Lab is coming to you! Try your hand at making personalized hand-stamped jewelry! We will provide the supplies -- you just have to provide the ideas! 

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.

This event is in the "Teens" group.

TEENS: YUM Club!

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Main Library
Library Branch: Main Library
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Otis Laury Nutritional Literacy
Event Details:

Drop by the Teen Zone to try a variety of snacks from a different country. Work with friends to answer trivia questions and rank the snacks!

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.

Kids Sew

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Clendenin Branch Library
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Clendenin Branch Library
Room: Clendenin Meeting Room
Age Group: Elementary: 6-11 Years, Tweens: 10-12 Years, Teens
Program Type: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 12
Event Details:

Try an adventure in hand sewing!  Use simple stitches to make a hand puppet and add buttons and beads to finish it.  Bring your own sewing kit if you have one.  Limit 12. Registration required.

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

Fantasy Mapmaking

2:00pm - 3:30pm
Cross Lanes Branch Library
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Cross Lanes Branch Library
Room: Cross Lanes Meeting Room
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Classes & Workshops, Summer Library Club
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 10
Event Details:

Use randomness to get started on a fantasy map. Unleash your creativity and create a beautiful map.

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.

Adventure Escape Room

4:00pm - 7:00pm
Cross Lanes Branch Library
Library Branch: Cross Lanes Branch Library
Room: Cross Lanes Meeting Room
Age Group: Elementary: 6-11 Years, Tweens: 10-12 Years, Teens, Adults, Family
Program Type: Summer Library Club
Event Details:

Adventure Begins at the Cross Lanes Branch Library at this special interactive program. Can your group complete the escape room before time runs out? Reservations are required and must be made by calling or visiting the library.

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.