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 "Elementary: 6-11 Years" group.
This event is in the "Tweens: 10-12 Years" group.

Children's Sewing Club

1:00pm - 2:30pm
Clendenin Branch Library
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Clendenin Branch Library
Room: Clendenin Meeting Room
Age Group: Elementary: 6-11 Years, Tweens: 10-12 Years
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 15
Event Details:
Each class will cover a different hand sewing skill and a small project to make.   ...
This event is in the "Elementary: 6-11 Years" group.
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Main 406/407 John L. and Maude Dickenson Room
Age Group: Elementary: 6-11 Years
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Storytimes
Event Details:
Enjoy a story about kindness, then participate in a kindness challenge craft or activity. ...
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
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: Family Nights, Playgroups
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: Unlimited
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 "Elementary: 6-11 Years" group.
This event is in the "Tweens: 10-12 Years" group.
This event is in the "Family" group.

Full STEM Ahead: Slime Academy

6:00pm - 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: Classes & Workshops, Family Nights, STEM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 15
Event Details:
Come dressed to have fun and make a mess as we make different types of slimes.  All materials will be provided, but you must register for this program.  Call the library or go online (www.kcpls.org) to register. ...

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.

Homeschool

10:30am - 11:30am
Nitro Public Library
Library Branch: Nitro Public Library
Age Group: Pre-K: 3-5 Years, Elementary: 6-11 Years, Tweens: 10-12 Years, Family
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Book Discussions, Storytimes
Event Details:
Come and learn some facts about fire safety, during Fire Safety Month. The Nitro Fire Department is going to come and teach us all about fire safety. Registration is required, limited seating. Please call Nitro Library to register 304-755-4432. ...
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
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: Family Nights, Playgroups
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: Unlimited
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 "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 "Family" group.

Boo Bash

6:00pm - 7:30pm
Sissonville Branch Library
Library Branch: Sissonville Branch Library
Age Group: Children, Babies: 0-18 Months, Toddlers: 18-36 Months, Pre-K: 3-5 Years, Elementary: 6-11 Years, Family
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Family Nights
Event Details:
Join the Sissonville Library staff for a festive Boo Bash! There will be games, crafts, food, and prizes for participants to celebrate the season! ...
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.

Family Fun: Spooky Stories & Snacks

6:00pm - 7:30pm
Elk Valley Branch Library
Registration
Library Branch: Elk Valley Branch Library
Room: Elk Valley Meeting Room A/B
Age Group: Pre-K: 3-5 Years, Elementary: 6-11 Years, Tweens: 10-12 Years, Family
Program Type: Family Nights, Storytimes
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: Unlimited
Event Details:
What better way to celebrate the spookiest time of the year than with some stories told around the library “campfire” and some snacks?  Ms. Sara will read you some stories, and then you’ll have the opportunity to build a blanket fort and read 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

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 "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.
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Main 311C (A/B) Greater Kanawha Valley Foundation Meeting Room
Age Group: Children, Toddlers: 18-36 Months, Pre-K: 3-5 Years, Elementary: 6-11 Years, Tweens: 10-12 Years, Family
Program Type: Storytimes
Event Details:
 Wear a fun costume for this free, not-so-spooky family Halloween storytime filled with crafts and other surprises! ...

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 "Elementary: 6-11 Years" group.
This event is in the "Tweens: 10-12 Years" group.
This event is in the "Family" group.

Family Fun: Turkey Paint Time

5:30pm - 7:00pm
Elk Valley Branch Library
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:
What better way to kick off the month of November than by painting a festive turkey!  Number of participants is limited to 15, and they must register via the library's online programming calendar or call the Elk Valley Library at 304-965-3636.&n...

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 "Pre-K: 3-5 Years" group.
This event is in the "Elementary: 6-11 Years" group.

Super Saturday:

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Main Library
Library Branch: Main Library
Age Group: Pre-K: 3-5 Years, Elementary: 6-11 Years
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
This event is in the "Pre-K: 3-5 Years" group.
This event is in the "Elementary: 6-11 Years" group.

Super Saturday:

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Main Library
Library Branch: Main Library
Age Group: Pre-K: 3-5 Years, Elementary: 6-11 Years
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
This event is in the "Elementary: 6-11 Years" group.
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Main 406/407 John L. and Maude Dickenson Room
Age Group: Elementary: 6-11 Years
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Storytimes
Event Details:
Enjoy a story about kindness, then participate in a kindness challenge craft or activity. ...
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
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: Family Nights, Playgroups
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: Unlimited
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 "Children" 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.

Family Fun: Root Camp 4 Kids

6:00pm - 7:00pm
Elk Valley Branch Library
Library Branch: Elk Valley Branch Library
Room: Elk Valley Meeting Room A/B
Age Group: Children, Elementary: 6-11 Years, Tweens: 10-12 Years, Family
Program Type: Author Events, Family Nights
Event Details:
Join us for a fun evening with local children's author, Connie Nelson.  Ms. Nelson will be sharing her book, Oakie Dokie's Happy Roots, with us, and we will learn how families can unplug and reconnect with nature through reading and related...

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 "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
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: Family Nights, Playgroups
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: Unlimited
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.

Super Saturday:

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Main Library
Library Branch: Main Library
Age Group: Pre-K: 3-5 Years, Elementary: 6-11 Years
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
This event is in the "Elementary: 6-11 Years" group.
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Main 406/407 John L. and Maude Dickenson Room
Age Group: Elementary: 6-11 Years
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Storytimes
Event Details:
Enjoy a story about kindness, then participate in a kindness challenge craft or activity. ...
This event is in the "Children" 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 "All Ages" group.

Super Saturday: Pinkalicious Ballet!

11:00am - 12:00pm
Main Library
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Main 311C (A/B) Greater Kanawha Valley Foundation Meeting Room
Age Group: Children, Pre-K: 3-5 Years, Elementary: 6-11 Years, Tweens: 10-12 Years, All Ages
Program Type: Movies & Performances
Event Details:
Join us for a morning of tutus and twirling on our toes!  Presented in collaboration with Arts in Action, a favorite Pinkalicious story by author Victoria Kann comes to life with real ballerinas. Children will then join the dancing fun with tutu...

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.