Service Announcement

  • All KCPL locations will close at 5:00 PM on Wednesday, November 23rd and will remain closed Thursday, November 24th and Friday, November 25th for the Thanksgiving holiday.
  • Clendenin Branch hours are changing for the winter.
  • Pop-Up Library Service will end for the season on Wednesday, November 30th.

Upcoming Events

Age Group

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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.

Drop-in and Play

3:00pm - 4:30pm
Elk Valley Branch Library
Library Branch: Elk Valley Branch Library
Room: Elk Valley Meeting Room A/B
Age Group: Elementary: 6-11 Years, Tweens: 10-12 Years, Family
Program Type: Family Nights, Playgroups
Event Details:
Drop-in to the Elk Valley Branch Library for an informal play time for school-aged children.  Each session will have different activities - such as building bricks, board games, or other STEM resources - available for students and families to ex...

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 "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.

Take 'n Make: Disguise a Gingerbread Person

All Day
Elk Valley Branch Library
Library Branch: Elk Valley Branch Library
Age Group: Pre-K: 3-5 Years, Elementary: 6-11 Years, Tweens: 10-12 Years, Family
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Displays & Exhibits
Event Details:
Pick up a gingerbread cookie outline, take it home, and decorate it to look like something completely different.  Give it a clever disguise, such as your favorite book character, an animal, or anything else you can dream up.  Use whatever c...
This event is in the "Family" group.

Family Game Night

6:00pm - 7:00pm
Riverside Public Library
Library Branch: Riverside Public Library
Age Group: Family
Program Type: Family Nights
Event Details:
We will be having Christmas related games. Reindeer races, Hot Gingerbread and Pin the Santa hat on Santa. Come join the fun. ...
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.

Take 'n Make: Disguise a Gingerbread Person

All Day
Elk Valley Branch Library
Library Branch: Elk Valley Branch Library
Age Group: Pre-K: 3-5 Years, Elementary: 6-11 Years, Tweens: 10-12 Years, Family
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Displays & Exhibits
Event Details:
Pick up a gingerbread cookie outline, take it home, and decorate it to look like something completely different.  Give it a clever disguise, such as your favorite book character, an animal, or anything else you can dream up.  Use whatever c...
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.

Take 'n Make: Disguise a Gingerbread Person

All Day
Elk Valley Branch Library
Library Branch: Elk Valley Branch Library
Age Group: Pre-K: 3-5 Years, Elementary: 6-11 Years, Tweens: 10-12 Years, Family
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Displays & Exhibits
Event Details:
Pick up a gingerbread cookie outline, take it home, and decorate it to look like something completely different.  Give it a clever disguise, such as your favorite book character, an animal, or anything else you can dream up.  Use whatever c...
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 "Family" group.
This event is in the "All Ages" group.

Super Saturday: Holiday Happenings

1:00pm - 4:00pm
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, Family, All Ages
Program Type: Holiday
Event Details:
It is an afternoon of holiday fun! The Canzona (grades K-2) & Camerata (grades 3-6) groups of the Appalachian Children's Chorus will perform songs from their upcoming holiday concert at 1 pm.  Special guests from the Children's Theatre of Ch...

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.

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 "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.

Christmas Open House

2:00pm - 4:00pm
Dunbar Branch Library
Library Branch: Dunbar Branch 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: Holiday
Event Details:
Dunbar Branch Library invites you to join us for the return of our annual Christmas Open House.  Come enjoy Dunbar Intermediate School Chorus and Dunbar Middle School Band as they preform holiday selections, take a family picture with Santa a...

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.

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 "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.

Take 'n Make: Disguise a Gingerbread Person

All Day
Elk Valley Branch Library
Library Branch: Elk Valley Branch Library
Age Group: Pre-K: 3-5 Years, Elementary: 6-11 Years, Tweens: 10-12 Years, Family
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Displays & Exhibits
Event Details:
Pick up a gingerbread cookie outline, take it home, and decorate it to look like something completely different.  Give it a clever disguise, such as your favorite book character, an animal, or anything else you can dream up.  Use whatever c...
This event is in the "Family" group.
This event is in the "All Ages" group.
Library Branch: Clendenin Branch Library
Age Group: Family, All Ages
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Event Details:
Decorate a Gingerbread Man with ribbons, stickers, buttons and other decorative items. ...
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.

Take 'n Make: Disguise a Gingerbread Person

All Day
Elk Valley Branch Library
Library Branch: Elk Valley Branch Library
Age Group: Pre-K: 3-5 Years, Elementary: 6-11 Years, Tweens: 10-12 Years, Family
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Displays & Exhibits
Event Details:
Pick up a gingerbread cookie outline, take it home, and decorate it to look like something completely different.  Give it a clever disguise, such as your favorite book character, an animal, or anything else you can dream up.  Use whatever c...
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.

Kids' Paint Night: Festive Reindeer Selfie

5:30pm - 7:30pm
Elk Valley Branch Library
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Elk Valley Branch Library
Room: Elk Valley Meeting Room A/B
Age Group: Elementary: 6-11 Years, Tweens: 10-12 Years, Family
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Classes & Workshops, Family Nights
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 15
Event Details:
Kick off the winter holiday season by painting a cheerful reindeer.  All materials and step-by-step instructions and guidance will be provided for registered attendees.  Number of participants is limited to 15, and they must register for th...

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.

Family Fun Night

6:00pm - 7:00pm
Dunbar Branch Library
Library Branch: Dunbar Branch Library
Room: Dunbar Meeting Room
Age Group: Family
Program Type: Family Nights
Event Details:
Join us for Family Fun Night! Come enjoy quality time with your family at the library. **Activities for this program will vary     - Activities may include crafts, board games, team games, or challenges.  ...
This event is in the "Family" group.

Holiday Gift and wrapping

6:00pm - 7:30pm
Sissonville Branch Library
Library Branch: Sissonville Branch Library
Room: Sissonville Meeting Room
Age Group: Family
Program Type: Family Nights
Event Details:
Join us for a night of Holiday gift making and wrapping to give to your family. ...
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.

Take 'n Make: Disguise a Gingerbread Person

All Day
Elk Valley Branch Library
Library Branch: Elk Valley Branch Library
Age Group: Pre-K: 3-5 Years, Elementary: 6-11 Years, Tweens: 10-12 Years, Family
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Displays & Exhibits
Event Details:
Pick up a gingerbread cookie outline, take it home, and decorate it to look like something completely different.  Give it a clever disguise, such as your favorite book character, an animal, or anything else you can dream up.  Use whatever c...
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.

Take 'n Make: Disguise a Gingerbread Person

All Day
Elk Valley Branch Library
Library Branch: Elk Valley Branch Library
Age Group: Pre-K: 3-5 Years, Elementary: 6-11 Years, Tweens: 10-12 Years, Family
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Displays & Exhibits
Event Details:
Pick up a gingerbread cookie outline, take it home, and decorate it to look like something completely different.  Give it a clever disguise, such as your favorite book character, an animal, or anything else you can dream up.  Use whatever c...
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Family" group.

Open House: IDEA Lab Ornaments

4:00pm - 7:00pm
IDEA Lab
Library Branch: IDEA Lab
Room: IDEA Lab
Age Group: Teens, Adults, Family
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, IDEA Lab
Event Details:
Come to the IDEA Lab while you wait for the parade to paint your own laser-etched or 3D printed ornaments! Program available 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

Inclement Weather

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

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

Holiday Cards and Gift Tags

5:30pm - 7:00pm
St. Albans Branch Library
Open
Registration
Library Branch: St. Albans Branch Library
Room: St. Albans Community Room
Age Group: Family, All Ages
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Holiday
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 20
Event Details:
Make some holiday cards and gift tags for the special folks on your list! Registration is required. Registration opens November 21. ...

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 "Family" group.

Family Night: Boxes

6:00pm - 7:00pm
Riverside Public Library
Library Branch: Riverside Public Library
Age Group: Family
Program Type: Family Nights
Event Details:
We will making Gingerbread houses with recycled boxes and wrapping paper. All supplies will be provided. ...
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.

Take 'n Make: Disguise a Gingerbread Person

All Day
Elk Valley Branch Library
Library Branch: Elk Valley Branch Library
Age Group: Pre-K: 3-5 Years, Elementary: 6-11 Years, Tweens: 10-12 Years, Family
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Displays & Exhibits
Event Details:
Pick up a gingerbread cookie outline, take it home, and decorate it to look like something completely different.  Give it a clever disguise, such as your favorite book character, an animal, or anything else you can dream up.  Use whatever c...
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.

Take 'n Make: Disguise a Gingerbread Person

All Day
Elk Valley Branch Library
Library Branch: Elk Valley Branch Library
Age Group: Pre-K: 3-5 Years, Elementary: 6-11 Years, Tweens: 10-12 Years, Family
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Displays & Exhibits
Event Details:
Pick up a gingerbread cookie outline, take it home, and decorate it to look like something completely different.  Give it a clever disguise, such as your favorite book character, an animal, or anything else you can dream up.  Use whatever c...
This event is in the "Family" group.

Holiday Open House: Winter Wonderland

1:00pm - 3:00pm
Riverside Public Library
Library Branch: Riverside Public Library
Age Group: Family
Program Type: Other
Event Details:
Welcome to our Winter Wonderland     Special guests will include The Story Booth Characters (winter edition), Teresa Long with face painting and Heather Henson from Belle Chemical with some cool science experiments. There will...
This event is in the "Family" group.
This event is in the "All Ages" group.

Holiday Open House

6:00pm - 8:00pm
Sissonville Branch Library
Library Branch: Sissonville Branch Library
Age Group: Family, All Ages
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Family Nights
Event Details:
At the Sissonville Library Holiday Open House, enjoy an evening with Santa Claus! Savor some refreshments, play games, and make crafts. This event is great for the whole family! ...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Family" group.

It Takes a (Holiday) Village

9:00am - 7:00pm
Main Library
Library Branch: Main Library
Age Group: Children, Family
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Holiday
Event Details:
Join us on the 4th Floor Children's Department, December 14 to decorate a building or tree for our Library Holiday Village on display through January 6.   ...
This event is in the "Family" group.

SantaRex Storytime

10:30am - 11:00am
Cross Lanes Branch Library
Library Branch: Cross Lanes Branch Library
Room: Cross Lanes Meeting Room
Age Group: Family
Program Type: Storytimes
Event Details:
Family storytime and a visit with SantaRex the festive Tyrannosaurus! ...