Service Announcement

  • All KCPL locations will be closed Saturday, September 3 and Monday, September 5 in observance of the Labor Day holiday.

Upcoming Events

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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.

Hand Sewing for Children

1:00pm - 2:30pm
Clendenin Branch Library
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Clendenin Branch Library
Room: Clendenin Meeting Room
Age Group: Children, Elementary: 6-11 Years, Tweens: 10-12 Years
Program Type: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 13
Event Details:
Learn the basics of hand sewing. You will sew a simple tissue holder. Bring a box or basket to make a sewing kit to take home.  All materials provided. ...
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Family" group.

FULL STEM Ahead Drop-In Event

3:00pm - 5:00pm
IDEA Lab
Library Branch: IDEA Lab
Room: IDEA Lab
Age Group: Teens, Adults, Family
Program Type: STEM, IDEA Lab
Event Details:
Learn about the basics of coding and programming with SAM Labs and Arduino in this self-guided exploration session. We will provide handouts and other resources to help you on your journey and, of course, we'll be happy to answer any questions you ha...
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.  ...
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: Silly Shenanigans!

6:00pm - 7:30pm
Elk Valley Branch Library
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
Event Details:
Chances are you've been back in school for a few days.  What better way to relax and unwind than with a fun evening at the library?  Bring some friends and your family for some wacky games and activities at the library.  (HINT: Practic...

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 "Teens" group.

Intensive 5-Part Beat the SAT Program

6:00pm - 7:30pm
Main Library
Closed
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Main 311C (A/B) Greater Kanawha Valley Foundation Meeting Room
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 25
Event Details:
This Intensive 5-Part Beat the SAT Program is comparable to that of an expensive, retail SAT test-preparation course. Class sessions, which include practice tests and intensive test-taking strategies, focus on four components per subject: fundamental...

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

Sew Simple for Teens and Adults

1:00pm - 2:30pm
Clendenin Branch Library
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Clendenin Branch Library
Room: Clendenin Meeting Room
Age Group: Teens, Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 8
Event Details:
Learn the basics at this introductory sewing machine class for beginners. Use one of the library's sewing machines or bring your own. Make a simple table runner to decorate your home. Space is limited and registration is required.  ...
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Teen Book Group

4:30pm - 5:30pm
Cross Lanes Branch Library
Library Branch: Cross Lanes Branch Library
Room: Cross Lanes Meeting Room
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Book Discussions
Event Details:
Join the Cross Lanes Teen Book Group to discuss what you're currently reading, enjoy some snacks, and meet new friends.   ...

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.

Inclement Weather

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

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.

Drop-In Fall Quilling

12:00pm - 4:00pm
IDEA Lab
Library Branch: IDEA Lab
Room: IDEA Lab
Age Group: Teens, Adults, Family, Seniors
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, IDEA Lab
Event Details:
Ready for fall? Stop by and make some autumn-inspired paper art with our quilling kits. Use various fall colors to create anything from a tree to a pumpkin -- and anything in between! ...
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
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 "Tweens: 10-12 Years" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Personalized Pencil Pouches

3:00pm - 4:00pm
Cross Lanes Branch Library
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Cross Lanes Branch Library
Room: Cross Lanes Meeting Room
Age Group: Tweens: 10-12 Years, Teens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 9
Event Details:
Decorate a plain canvas pouch using heat transfer vinyl to create your own unique pencil pouch. ...
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Cricut 101: Insta-Worthy Drinking Glasses

5:00pm - 7:00pm
IDEA Lab
Open
Registration
Library Branch: IDEA Lab
Room: IDEA Lab
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: IDEA Lab
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 5
Event Details:
Have you seen those cute drinking glasses all over Instagram and TikTok? Time to make your own! Using DesignSpace and our Cricut Maker 3, we're going to design our own funky drinking glasses to take home -- perfect for posting on Instagram. It's all ...
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Teen Time

6:00pm - 7:00pm
Elk Valley Branch Library
Library Branch: Elk Valley Branch Library
Room: Elk Valley Meeting Room A/B
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Gaming Sessions, Other
Event Details:
Teens are invited for Teen Time!  Bring your friends for an evening of games, activities and fun! ...

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.

Teens DIY Candy Sushi

6:00pm - 7:00pm
Clendenin Branch Library
Registration
Library Branch: Clendenin Branch Library
Age Group: Tweens: 10-12 Years, Teens
Program Type: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 20
Event Details:
Whether you have eaten sushi or not, you will have fun creating these sushi dishes using only candy. ...
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Show and Tell Book Club

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: Book Discussions
Event Details:
Are you interested in joining a book club, but aren't sure you would be interested in the selected titles? In our Show and Tell Book Club, you get to choose . Maybe you just want to listen to what other readers have to say. That's okay, too. Call the...

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.

Franken Toys

6:00pm - 7:00pm
Sissonville Branch Library
Library Branch: Sissonville Branch Library
Room: Sissonville Meeting Room
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Event Details:
Are you a teen and like crazy weird toys?? Then this program is for you!! Join us for a night of making unique toys just the way you like them. ...
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: Sloppy Science

6:00pm - 7:30pm
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, STEM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 25
Event Details:
Who doesn't love to make a mess?  Well, that's what we plan to do at the library!  We will complete some science experiments and demonstrations that could be quite messy (yet fun!).  KCPL's STEM programming focuses on the areas of Scie...

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.

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.

Children's Sewing Club

1:00pm - 2:30pm
Clendenin Branch Library
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 "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...
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 "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Family" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

Drop-In Fall Quilling

12:00pm - 4:00pm
IDEA Lab
Library Branch: IDEA Lab
Room: IDEA Lab
Age Group: Teens, Adults, Family, Seniors
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, IDEA Lab
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 "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" 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: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 10
Event Details:
Join us for a fun craft workshop for adults and teens. Stop by the library to see a sample of what we will be making this month.  Registration begins August 30 and is limited to 10. ...

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