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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 "Adults" group.

Tuesday Night Bingo

6:00pm - 7:00pm
Riverside Public Library
Library Branch: Riverside Public Library
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Gaming Sessions
Event Details:

Come, Play & Win with Bingo. No fee to play. Prizes are from the Dollar Tree.

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

Adult Play Group - Trivia & Games

6:00pm - 7:30pm
Elk Valley Branch Library
Library Branch: Elk Valley Branch Library
Room: Elk Valley Meeting Room A
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Gaming Sessions, Other
Event Details:

Join us for a fun and relaxing hour of games and conversation. Bring a snack, bring a friend!

Registration is NOT 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.

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

Genre Movie Club

6:00pm - 7:30pm
St. Albans Branch Library
Library Branch: St. Albans Branch Library
Room: St. Albans Community Room
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Movies & Performances
Event Details:

Do you consider yourself a movie buff? Would you like to expand the types of movies you watch? Do you just want to meet other movie lovers? Then this is the club for you!

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

Wednesday Book Group

11:30am - 1:00pm
Main Library
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Main 308/309 Conference 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. This month, we will be discussing The Book of Unknown Americans by Cristina Henríquez. 

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.
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Main 311C (A/B) GKVF Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: Unlimited
Event Details:

Learn how to manage volunteers at your nonprofit at this workshop led by Volunteer West Virginia. 

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.

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

Introduction to Mindfulness

6:30pm - 7:30pm
Main Library
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Main 311C (A/B) GKVF Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Otis Laury Nutritional Literacy, Classes & Workshops, Reading Challenge
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: Unlimited
Event Details:

Explore the basics of Mindfulness Meditation during this five-week course with Dr. Christine Blice-Baum.

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 "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

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 "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 "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:

Book Club will be discussing "Back of Beyond" by CJ Box. If you're interested in joining Riverside Public Library's book club; please feel free to come to the Tuesday book club meeting.

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

Outdoor Safety Tips with the Kanawha State Forest

6:00pm - 7:00pm
Clendenin Branch Library
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Clendenin Branch Library
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Classes & Workshops, Summer Library Club
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: Unlimited
Event Details:

Before you strap on your hiking boots and hit the trails this summer, join us for a presentation on outdoor safety by the Kanawha State Forest.

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

History Alive! with Thomas Ingles

6:00pm - 7:30pm
Elk Valley Branch Library
Library Branch: Elk Valley Branch Library
Room: Elk Valley Meeting Room A/B
Age Group: Adults, Family, Seniors, All Ages
Program Type: Classes & Workshops, Summer Library Club
Event Details:

Fans of the book Follow the River by James Alexander Thom will not want to miss this exciting History Alive! with Thomas Ingles.

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.

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 "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 "Adults" group.

Cross Lanes Fiction Addiction

6:30pm - 7:30pm
Cross Lanes Branch Library
Library Branch: Cross Lanes Branch Library
Room: Cross Lanes Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Discussions
Event Details:

Join Aubry and Jessica for a new evening book club where we explore a different genre of fiction each month. This month we will be discussing the dark comedy The Bandit Queens by Parini Shroff. 

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Decoupage Vases

10:30am - 12:30pm
St. Albans Branch Library
Open
Registration
Library Branch: St. Albans Branch Library
Room: St. Albans Community Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 18
Event Details:

An adult crafter event in which you learn how to decoupage a glass vase using tissue paper and mod podge.  Bring your creativity.

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.

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.
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Main 311C (A/B) GKVF Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Gaming Sessions
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: Unlimited
Event Details:

Join us for our Nerd Night for Adults program series. For our 2024 series, The Board Room will be joining us to teach various board and card games. In June, Nerd Night is open to families to learn to play Pokemon!

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.