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

Age Group

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This event is in the "Tweens: 10-12 Years" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Unsolved Case Files

3:00pm - 5:00pm
Cross Lanes Branch Library
Library Branch: Cross Lanes Branch Library
Room: Cross Lanes Meeting Room
Age Group: Tweens: 10-12 Years, Teens
Program Type: Other
Event Details:
On November 20th, 1992, East Verona High School was shocked by the death of 18 year-old student Jamie Banks who fell from a 6th floor window there. Years later, her death remains a mystery. Can you help figure out what really happened that day? In th...
This event is in the "Tweens: 10-12 Years" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Creepy Crafts

3:00pm - 4:00pm
Cross Lanes Branch Library
Library Branch: Cross Lanes Branch Library
Room: Cross Lanes Meeting Room
Age Group: Tweens: 10-12 Years, Teens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Event Details:
Kick off the spooky season by joining us as we create some creepy crafts. ...
This event is in the "Tweens: 10-12 Years" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Black Flame Candle Craft

1:00pm - 2:00pm
Sissonville Branch Library
Library Branch: Sissonville Branch Library
Room: Sissonville Meeting Room
Age Group: Tweens: 10-12 Years, Teens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Event Details:
Join Ms. Cathy at the Sissonville Library for a fun teen craft! We're making a black flame candle like in the movie "Hocus Pocus!" ...
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.
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 "Tweens: 10-12 Years" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Haunted Gingerbread Houses

5:30pm - 7:00pm
Clendenin Branch Library
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Clendenin Branch Library
Room: Clendenin Meeting Room
Age Group: Tweens: 10-12 Years, Teens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 20
Event Details:
Come make your own spooky gingerbread house! ...
This event is in the "Tweens: 10-12 Years" group.

Betwixt and BeTWEEN

6:00pm - 7:00pm
Dunbar Branch Library
Library Branch: Dunbar Branch Library
Age Group: Tweens: 10-12 Years
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Event Details:
Tweens ages 10-12 can join us for an evening of music, games, and crafts.  Betwixt and BeTween. Where a Tween can be a Tween.  ...

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 "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 "Children" group.
This event is in the "Tweens: 10-12 Years" group.

Brick Builders Club

2:30pm - 3:30pm
Cross Lanes Branch Library
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Cross Lanes Branch Library
Room: Cross Lanes Meeting Room
Age Group: Children, Tweens: 10-12 Years
Program Type: STEM, Other
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 10
Event Details:
Join in the fun at the Cross Lanes Branch Library's Brick Builders Club! ...

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 "Tweens: 10-12 Years" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Unsolved Case Files

3:00pm - 5:00pm
Cross Lanes Branch Library
Library Branch: Cross Lanes Branch Library
Room: Cross Lanes Meeting Room
Age Group: Tweens: 10-12 Years, Teens
Program Type: Other
Event Details:
On November 20th, 1992, East Verona High School was shocked by the death of 18 year-old student Jamie Banks who fell from a 6th floor window there. Years later, her death remains a mystery. Can you help figure out what really happened that day? In th...
This event is in the "Tweens: 10-12 Years" group.

Tween Halloween Painted Flower Pots

6:00pm - 7:00pm
St. Albans Branch Library
Open
Registration
Library Branch: St. Albans Branch Library
Room: St. Albans Community Room
Age Group: Tweens: 10-12 Years
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 17
Event Details:
Please come to a tween Halloween craft evening, involving painting a flower pot, also suitable for CANDY! Please come dressed for a mess! ...

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.

This event is in the "Tweens: 10-12 Years" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Teen Horror Dolls

6:00pm - 7:30pm
Sissonville Branch Library
Library Branch: Sissonville Branch Library
Room: Sissonville Meeting Room
Age Group: Tweens: 10-12 Years, Teens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Event Details:
Are you into Horror Movies? Join us for a night of making your very own favorite horror character to take home. ...
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 "Tweens: 10-12 Years" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Taste Test Tuesday

3:00pm - 4:00pm
Cross Lanes Branch Library
Library Branch: Cross Lanes Branch Library
Room: Cross Lanes Meeting Room
Age Group: Tweens: 10-12 Years, Teens
Program Type: Other
Event Details:
Join us as we sample and rate various foods. In honor of Halloween this month, we will be trying different flavors and forms of candy corn. ...

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 "Tweens: 10-12 Years" group.

Betwixt & BeTWEEN

6:00pm - 7:00pm
Dunbar Branch Library
Library Branch: Dunbar Branch Library
Room: Dunbar Meeting Room
Age Group: Tweens: 10-12 Years
Program Type: Other
Event Details:
Tweens ages 10-12 can join us for an evening of music, games, and crafts.  Betwixt and BeTween. Where a Tween can be a Tween.  ...

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 "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 "Tweens: 10-12 Years" group.

Betwixt and BeTWEEN

6:00pm - 7:00pm
Dunbar Branch Library
Library Branch: Dunbar Branch Library
Age Group: Tweens: 10-12 Years
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Event Details:
Tweens ages 10-12 can join us for an evening of music, games, and crafts.  Betwixt and BeTween. Where a Tween can be a Tween.  ...

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 "Children" group.
This event is in the "Tweens: 10-12 Years" group.

Brick Builders Club

2:30pm - 3:30pm
Cross Lanes Branch Library
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Cross Lanes Branch Library
Room: Cross Lanes Meeting Room
Age Group: Children, Tweens: 10-12 Years
Program Type: STEM, Other
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 10
Event Details:
Join in the fun at the Cross Lanes Branch Library's Brick Builders Club! ...

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 "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 "Tweens: 10-12 Years" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Taste Test Tuesday

3:00pm - 4:00pm
Cross Lanes Branch Library
Library Branch: Cross Lanes Branch Library
Room: Cross Lanes Meeting Room
Age Group: Tweens: 10-12 Years, Teens
Program Type: Other
Event Details:
Sample and rate various foods. ...

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 "Tweens: 10-12 Years" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Creative Writing Club

4:30pm - 5:30pm
Cross Lanes Branch Library
Library Branch: Cross Lanes Branch Library
Room: Cross Lanes Meeting Room
Age Group: Tweens: 10-12 Years, Teens
Program Type: Classes & Workshops
Event Details:
Do you like to write? Do you suffer from writer's block? Do you need some honest criticism on your work? How about, do you enjoy listening to other's original works? If you answered yes to any of these questions, join our new Creative Writing Club fo...