Service Announcement

  • Clendenin Branch will open at 12:30pm on Thursday, September 29.
  • All KCPL locations will close Saturday, October 22. Catch us at the West Virginia Book Festival.

Upcoming Events

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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.

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

Create a Potion with Cricut

6:00pm - 7:30pm
IDEA Lab
Waitlist
Registration
Library Branch: IDEA Lab
Room: IDEA Lab
Age Group: Teens, Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, IDEA Lab
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:
Time to get spooky! We'll be crafting our very own glittery potions and labeling them with the Cricut Maker 3. ...

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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

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: 20
Event Details:
Thursday Afternoon Book Group will be reading Foreign Affairs by Alison Lurie. Books will be available for check-out at the Main Library starting September 1.  ...

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 "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: Book Discussions
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: Unlimited
Event Details:
Cooks and Books is a monthly discussion group that will meet every second Monday to share recipes and explore beautiful cookbooks together. Whether you love cooking an elaborate dinner or are just here for the food photography, Cooks and Books welcom...

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

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.

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

Clendenin Library Book Group

1:00pm - 2:00pm
Clendenin Branch Library
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Clendenin Branch Library
Room: Clendenin Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Book Discussions, Summer Library Club
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 20
Event Details:
Gather with other readers on the second Thursday of each month at 1:00 p.m. to discuss each month's title. Books are available at the circulation desk. ...
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

Throwback Thursday: VHS to DVD

2:00pm - 6:00pm
IDEA Lab
Library Branch: IDEA Lab
Room: IDEA Lab
Age Group: Teens, Adults, Seniors
Program Type: IDEA Lab
Event Details:
Save those memories! Transfer your old VHS tapes to DVD using our easy-to-use Roxio software. First come, first served. ...

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.

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 October selection: The Giver of Stars by Jojo Moyes. The book is available to check out four weeks before our meeting at the Cross Lanes Branch Library's circulation desk while supplies last. ...

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

Killer Crafts

11:00am - 12:00pm
Sissonville Branch Library
Library Branch: Sissonville Branch Library
Room: Sissonville Meeting Room
Age Group: Teens, Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Event Details:
Join fellow crafters for a fun get-together! Work on your craft, listen to true crime podcasts, and enjoy some snacks. Talk with fellow crafters about your projects and discuss the podcast together. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

Elk Valley Book Group

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, Seniors
Program Type: Book Discussions
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 10
Event Details:
This month we will be discussing "Golden Girl" a book by featured Book Festival author, Elin Hilderbrand. Books are available at the circulation desk, or from the library's downloadable services.  Light refreshments provided by the Elk Valley Ad...

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

Paint-a-Pumpkin (Sign)

6:00pm - 7:30pm
IDEA Lab
Open
Registration
Library Branch: IDEA Lab
Room: IDEA Lab
Age Group: Teens, Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, IDEA Lab
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 2
Event Details:
Paint and put together a perfect sign for autumn! Pieces will be pre-cut on the Glowforge. ...

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.

2022 WVBF Writing Workshop with Lo Patrick

10:00am - 11:30am
Off Site
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Off Site
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: Unlimited
Event Details:
2022 West Virginia Book Festival Writing Workshop with Lo Patrick: Becoming Your Narrator Lo Patrick’s debut novel, The Floating Girls, follows the journey of a twelve-year old protagonist through the labyrinth of family turmoil, youthful angst, and...

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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.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

2022 WVBF Writing Workshop with A. S. Drayton

1:00pm - 2:00pm
Off Site
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Off Site
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: Unlimited
Event Details:
2022 West Virginia Book Festival Writing Workshop with A. S. Drayton: Inspiring Introspection Through Extrospection A. S. Drayton’s writing focuses on the idea of expanding one's horizons and thorough introspection and self reflection. Through prese...

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 "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Off Site
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: Unlimited
Event Details:
2022 West Virginia Book Festival Writing Workshop with Sarah Loudin Thomas: Stitching Stories with History When writing historical fiction, how much history does an author include and when is it alright to “just make stuff up?” Thomas’ last thr...

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

2022 WVBF Writing Workshop with Ashley Belote

9:00am - 10:30am
Off Site
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Off Site
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: Unlimited
Event Details:
2022 West Virginia Book Festival Writing Workshop with Ashley Belote: Stories Through Words and Pictures: How to Craft a Children's Book Ashley Belote, a native West Virginian from Preston County, will discuss the fundamentals of a good picture book...

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.

Throwback Thursday: VHS to DVD

2:00pm - 6:00pm
IDEA Lab
Library Branch: IDEA Lab
Room: IDEA Lab
Age Group: Teens, Adults, Seniors
Program Type: IDEA Lab
Event Details:
Save those memories! Transfer your old VHS tapes to DVD using our easy-to-use Roxio software. First come, first served. ...

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

Book Folding Club

5:30pm - 7:30pm
St. Albans Branch Library
Library Branch: St. Albans Branch Library
Room: St. Albans Community Room
Age Group: Teens, Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Event Details:
This new club will meet on the fourth Thursday of each month at 5:30 pm to transform an old book into a work of art.  The club is for beginners who will learn the basics of book folding. ...

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

Mason Jar Luminary

6:00pm - 7:00pm
Sissonville Branch Library
Library Branch: Sissonville Branch Library
Room: Sissonville Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Event Details:
In this fall-themed craft program, we will be making mason jar luminaries. Paint some fall leave luminaries and use them to decorate your house for the season! ...
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.

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: 20
Event Details:
Thursday Afternoon Book Group will be reading The Optimist's Daughter by Eudora Welty. Books will be available for check-out at the Main Library starting October 6.  ...

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

Adult Crafternoon

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Elk Valley Branch Library
Registration
Library Branch: Elk Valley Branch Library
Room: Elk Valley Meeting Room A/B
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 10
Event Details:
Join us for a fun craft workshop for adults. This month we will be creating fire starters. Homemade holiday wax fire starters are perfect to add a cozy ambiance to campfires, fireplaces or fire pits.  They are easy to make and sim...

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.

Clendenin Library Book Group

1:00pm - 2:00pm
Clendenin Branch Library
Registration
Library Branch: Clendenin Branch Library
Room: Clendenin Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Book Discussions, Summer Library Club
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 20
Event Details:
Gather with other readers on the second Thursday of each month at 1:00 p.m. to discuss each month's title. Books are available at the circulation desk. ...
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

Throwback Thursday: VHS to DVD

2:00pm - 6:00pm
IDEA Lab
Library Branch: IDEA Lab
Room: IDEA Lab
Age Group: Teens, Adults, Seniors
Program Type: IDEA Lab
Event Details:
Save those memories! Transfer your old VHS tapes to DVD using our easy-to-use Roxio software. First come, first served. ...

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.

Cooks and Books

5:30pm - 7:30pm
IDEA Lab
Open
Registration
Library Branch: IDEA Lab
Room: IDEA Lab
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Book Discussions
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: Unlimited
Event Details:
Cooks and Books is a monthly discussion group that will meet every second Monday to share recipes and explore beautiful cookbooks together. Whether you love cooking an elaborate dinner or are just here for the food photography, Cooks and Books welcom...

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

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.

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

Elk Valley Book Group

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Elk Valley Branch Library
Library Branch: Elk Valley Branch Library
Room: Elk Valley Meeting Room A/B
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Book Discussions
Event Details:
This month we will be discussing "The Lincoln Highway" by Amor Towles. Books are available at the circulation desk, or from the library's downloadable services.  Light refreshments provided by the Elk Valley Advisory board.   ...

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