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VALENTINE I SPY

02/02/2024 @ 10:00am - 02/28/2024 @ 10:00am
Dunbar Branch Library
Library Branch: Dunbar Branch Library
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: I-Spy & Scavenger Hunts
Event Details:
LOVE IS IN THE AIR!!  COME ALONG AND HUNT FOR THE PICTURES WITH HEARTS IN THEM!!  HIDDEN THROUGHOUT THE LIBRARY ARE PICTURES OF HEARTS OR HEARTS BEING HELD.  FIND ALL THE PICTURES AND THEN ANSWER THE QUESTION ON THE BACK!! &n...

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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.

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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.
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Wednesday Book Group

11:30am - 1:00pm
Main Library
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Main 311B GKVF Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Book Discussions
Event Details:
Join us on the last Wednesday of each month at 11:30 a.m. as we discuss each month's title at the Main library in Charleston. In February, we will be discussing Heat and Dust by Ruth Prawer Jhabvala. ...

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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 "Seniors" group.

Golden Years: Bingo

1:00pm - 3:00pm
Sissonville Branch Library
Library Branch: Sissonville Branch Library
Room: Sissonville Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Gaming Sessions, Other
Event Details:
At the Golden Years program, we'll be playing Bingo and making a simple craft. Maybe you'll win a prize! Refreshments will be provided but feel free to bring food to share if you wish! ...

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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 "Adults" group.

Celtic Poetry Sharing and Workshop

12:00pm - 1:00pm
Main Library
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Main 308/309 Conference Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Classes & Workshops
Event Details:
Join Poet James Cochran in a poetry circle outside the library on the plaza facing Capitol Street. Share work that you have penned or favorite works by Celtic poets, as part of Charleston's 2024 Celtic Calling festivities. Time permitting, we will al...

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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 "Adults" group.

Fantastic Felt Gnomes

6:00pm - 7:30pm
Cross Lanes Branch Library
Closed
Registration
Library Branch: Cross Lanes Branch Library
Room: Cross Lanes Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:
With just a few simple supplies, you can make your own fun felt friend! In this program, participants will learn how to stitch and assemble gnome stuffies, using felt and basic hand stitches. Supplies will be provided and no prior sewing experience i...

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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 "Seniors" group.

Adult Crafternoon: Beaded Suncatchers

2:30pm - 4:00pm
Main Library
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Main 311A GKVF Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 4
Event Details:
Join us for an adult crafternoon making beaded suncatchers. Supplies are limited and registration is required to attend this program.  ...

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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 "Seniors" group.

Ireland: A Travelogue and International Discussion

10:00am - 11:30am
Main Library
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Main 311A GKVF Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: Unlimited
Event Details:
Join Andy Gallagher for a travelogue and international discussion of Ireland, part of Charleston's Celtic Calling 2024 festivities. ...
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.

Machine Sewing

1:00pm - 2:30pm
Clendenin Branch Library
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Clendenin Branch Library
Room: Clendenin Meeting Room
Age Group: Tweens: 10-12 Years, Teens, Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 4
Event Details:
Review basic stitches, operation and care of machine. Learn to use specialty stitches, patterns and make a small project to take home. Bring your own machine or use one of the library's. Registration required. Limit 8. ...
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.

Celtic Container Gardening with Master Gardeners

2:00pm - 3:30pm
Main Library
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Main 311B GKVF Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults, Family, Seniors, All Ages
Program Type: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: Unlimited
Event Details:
Join the Master Gardeners to learn how to plant and care for crops used in traditional Irish cooking, part of Charleston's 2024 Celtic Calling festivities and the Otis Laury Nutritional Literacy Center. This presentation will include a 30-minute talk...
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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
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, Teens, Adults, Family, Seniors, All Ages
Program Type: Family Nights, Storytimes, Other
Event Details:
Join our special guest, Ricky the Red Bearded Dragon, as we explore classic Celtic tales of dragons and other mystical creatures. Stay at the library right after to watch the Celtic Festival parade move down Capitol Street at 4 pm. ...

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

ADULT I SPY WIZARD OF OZ

03/04/2024 @ 10:00am - 03/19/2024 @ 5:00pm
Dunbar Branch Library
Library Branch: Dunbar Branch Library
Age Group: Teens, Adults, Seniors
Program Type: I-Spy & Scavenger Hunts
Event Details:
Come join in searching for the Wizard of Oz Characters hidden throughout the library!!   After finding the characters and answering the question on the back bring your sheet to the counter and choose a prize!!!  Which DVD will you choo...

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

Not Your Average Book Club

2:00pm - 3:30pm
Dunbar Branch Library
Library Branch: Dunbar Branch Library
Room: Dunbar Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Book Discussions
Event Details:
This is a book club to challenge members to read genres they wouldn't normally read.  We have a topic or genre each month and each member reads different books and discuss them at the next meeting.  We each get ideas that way on books to ad...

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

Sewing 101: Treat Bag

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
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 5
Event Details:
Join us for another installment of our Sewing 101 class. This month, Bernadette will be teaching us how to create bunny treat bags just in time for spring! The project will teach basic sewing skills, applique and adding basic stitches to create de...

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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 "Adults" group.

Book Club Night

6:00pm - 7:00pm
Riverside Public Library
Library Branch: Riverside Public Library
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Discussions
Event Details:
March book is "High Achiever" by Tiffany Jenkins. Feel free to join the book club for these discussions. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

Crochet Class - Granny Squares

6:00pm - 7:15pm
Elk Valley Branch Library
Waitlist
Registration
Library Branch: Elk Valley Branch Library
Room: Elk Valley Meeting Room B
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:
Granny squares are a great next step for anyone with beginner crochet skills who is ready to take their craft to a new level. We will go over the beginning circle, increases, corners, half double stitch, and color changes. Participants will need be c...

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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 "Seniors" group.

Bringing Back the Village: Serving Seniors, Neighbor to Neighbor

6:00pm - 7:30pm
Riverside Public Library
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Riverside Public Library
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: Unlimited
Event Details:
Join us for a series of workshops presented by Bringing Back the Village! Jennifer Waggener is the founder and Executive Director of Faith in Action of the Greater Kanawha Valley, a local nonprofit organization providing free services to older adu...

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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.
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, Book Discussions
Event Details:
The Advisory Board, for the St. Albans Branch Library, is proud to present St Albans Writes...a monthly speaker series featuring local authors. London Blue is a lifelong West Virginia resident and an Appalachian author of dark fiction, poet...

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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 "Seniors" group.

Thursday Afternoon Book Group

3:00pm - 4:30pm
Main Library
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Main 308/309 Conference Room
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Book Discussions
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 12
Event Details:
Thursday Afternoon Book Group will be reading The Unquiet Grave by Sharyn McCrumb. Copies will be available at the 3rd floor circulation desk starting February 1st. ...

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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.

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.

Sewing Class - Session 2

4:30pm - 6:30pm
Dunbar Branch Library
Waitlist
Registration
Library Branch: Dunbar Branch Library
Room: Dunbar Meeting Room
Age Group: Tweens: 10-12 Years, Teens, Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:
This will be the second of 3 sessions. In this session you will begin working on a basic sewing project. This will be a simple potholder.  Participants under the age of 16 are required to have an accompanied adult with them. ...

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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.
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Main 311B GKVF Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Other
Event Details:
Meet the artists! Join us for a reception with the artists of Base Camp Printing Co. to celebrate their featured spot on the Main Library's third floor Art Wall installation. The artists will begin with a short presentation, followed by a meet-and-gr...

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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.

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 "Seniors" group.

Cross Lanes Book Discussion Group

11:00am - 12:00pm
Cross Lanes Branch Library
Library Branch: Cross Lanes Branch Library
Room: Cross Lanes Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Book Discussions
Event Details:
Join the Cross Lanes Book Discussion Group to discuss our March selection: Yinka, Where is Your Huzband? by Lizzie Damilola Blackburn. The book is available to check out four weeks before our meeting at the Cross Lanes Branch Library's circulati...

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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.

Green Glass Necklace

1:00pm - 2:30pm
Cross Lanes Branch Library
Closed
Registration
Library Branch: Cross Lanes Branch Library
Room: Cross Lanes Meeting Room
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:
Create a unique necklace from green glass and metal beads.  ...

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.

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

Glowforge 201: Personalized Puzzles

4:00pm - 6:00pm
IDEA Lab
Registration
Library Branch: IDEA Lab
Room: IDEA Lab
Age Group: Teens, Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, IDEA Lab, STEM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 10
Event Details:
Do you love puzzles? Would you like to learn how to create your own personalized puzzle? Sign up for Glowforge 201: Puzzles where Bianca will teach you how! Some basic Glowforge knowledge (and registration) is required. ...

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.

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

Cooks and Books

6:30pm - 7:30pm
Main Library
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Main 308/309 Conference Room
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Otis Laury Nutritional Literacy, Book Discussions
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 6
Event Details:
Cooks and Books is a discussion group that will meet on the second Monday of every other month to share recipes and explore beautiful cookbooks together. Whether you love cooking an elaborate dinner or are just here for the food photography, Cooks an...

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.

Inclement Weather

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