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National Library Month Prize Drawings

All Day 4/1 - 4/30
Main Library
Library Branch: Main Library
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Contests, Other
Event Details:
Celebrate April as National Library Month! Visit the Main Library Children's Services Department during April and enter to win a prize. Prize drawings will be held every Saturday in April at 4:30 pm with winners being notified the following Monday. R...

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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

Main Library Patrons with strollers, wheelchairs, or other wheeled devices will find it easier to use the Jacobson Tower entrance on Quarrier Street or the Skybridge entrance via Summers Street Garage.

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.
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.

National Poetry Month: Blackout Poetry

All Day 4/1 - 4/30
Main Library
Library Branch: Main Library
Age Group: Tweens: 10-12 Years, Teens, Adults, Family, Seniors, All Ages
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Event Details:
Celebrate National Poetry Month in April by testing your creativity with blackout poetry! Blackout poetry is a form of poetry where you use book pages or newspaper articles and redact words until what is left creates a poem. Drop-in at any time...

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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

Main Library Patrons with strollers, wheelchairs, or other wheeled devices will find it easier to use the Jacobson Tower entrance on Quarrier Street or the Skybridge entrance via Summers Street Garage.

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.

ADULT I SPY SPRING FLOWERS

04/01/2024 @ 10:00am - 04/26/2024 @ 9:00pm
Dunbar Branch Library
Library Branch: Dunbar Branch Library
Age Group: Teens, Adults, Seniors
Program Type: I-Spy & Scavenger Hunts
Event Details:
Spring has sprung!!  Come in and look for all the beautiful pictures of the Spring flowers!   Answer the question on the back and win a prize!!!   Come join the Fun and play along!! ...

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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

Main Library Patrons with strollers, wheelchairs, or other wheeled devices will find it easier to use the Jacobson Tower entrance on Quarrier Street or the Skybridge entrance via Summers Street Garage.

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.

Children's Titanic Ispy

04/01/2024 @ 10:00am - 04/30/2024 @ 9:00pm
Dunbar Branch Library
Library Branch: Dunbar Branch Library
Age Group: Children
Program Type: I-Spy & Scavenger Hunts
Event Details:
Visit our Children's area and find all the Titanic pictures that are hidden among the books! Find them all, bring it to the circulation desk and get a prize!  ...
This event is in the "All Ages" group.

Spring Plant Swap Week and Seed Library

All Day 4/16 - 4/22
Elk Valley Branch Library
Library Branch: Elk Valley Branch Library
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Other
Event Details:
Got Plants? Share your garden plants, flowers, shrubs, houseplants, etc. at our first annual plant swap. Bring clearly labelled, healthy cuttings in small containers and pick out something to take back home with you.  Got Seeds? We'll also be...

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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 "Children" group.

Poem in your pocket

All Day 4/18 - 4/30
Main Library
Library Branch: Main Library
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Other
Event Details:
Stop in Children's Services and pick a pocket full of poetry. Carry it with you to share at home, at school or with a friend.   ...

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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

Main Library Patrons with strollers, wheelchairs, or other wheeled devices will find it easier to use the Jacobson Tower entrance on Quarrier Street or the Skybridge entrance via Summers Street Garage.

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

Maker Monday: Paper Chain Challenge

All Day
Elk Valley Branch Library
Library Branch: Elk Valley Branch Library
Age Group: Children, Tweens: 10-12 Years, Family
Program Type: Family Nights, STEM
Event Details:
Take advantage of our new Creators' Cart at the Elk Valley Branch Library!  Drop in each Monday anytime throughout the day for a different makerspace activity or challenge. This week you are challenged to make the longest paper chain you can ...

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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

Main Library Patrons with strollers, wheelchairs, or other wheeled devices will find it easier to use the Jacobson Tower entrance on Quarrier Street or the Skybridge entrance via Summers Street Garage.

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 "All Ages" group.
Library Branch: IDEA Lab
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, IDEA Lab, STEM
Event Details:
Help us recycle our leftover 3D print plastic! Earth Day is here and we are inspired to turn our trash into treasure -- with your help, of course. Stop by the IDEA Lab and pick up a 3D Plastic Art take-and-make while supplies last. Make sure to tag K...
This event is in the "All Ages" group.

Kanawha Mall

9:00am - 1:00pm
Bookmobile
Offsite Event
Library Branch: Bookmobile
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Bookmobile

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Inclement Weather

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

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

Fun with Food: Family Cooking Class

6:00pm - 7:00pm
Main Library
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Main 406/407 John L. and Maude Dickenson Room
Age Group: Elementary: 6-11 Years
Program Type: Otis Laury Nutritional Literacy, Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 11
Event Details:
Join us for a fun family food experience! Kids (grades 3-5)  and families will try new foods, learn how to prepare tasty snacks, explore where our food comes from, and receive resources from the WVU Extension 4-H program to help cook at home. Ea...

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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

Main Library Patrons with strollers, wheelchairs, or other wheeled devices will find it easier to use the Jacobson Tower entrance on Quarrier Street or the Skybridge entrance via Summers Street Garage.

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 "Adults" group.

Monday Night Book Group

6:00pm - 7:30pm
Main Library
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Main 311A GKVF Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Book Discussions
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 19
Event Details:
Join us for Monday Night Book Group. Check back for more details. This month, we will be discussing Black Cake by Charmaine Wilkerson.  ...

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

Main Library Patrons with strollers, wheelchairs, or other wheeled devices will find it easier to use the Jacobson Tower entrance on Quarrier Street or the Skybridge entrance via Summers Street Garage.

Inclement Weather

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

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 "All Ages" group.

Dollar General (Glasgow)

9:00am - 12:30pm
Bookmobile
Offsite Event
Library Branch: Bookmobile
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Bookmobile

Disclaimer(s)

Inclement Weather

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

This event is in the "Babies: 0-18 Months" group.

Baby and Me Storytime

10:00am - 10:30am
Main Library
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Main 406/407 John L. and Maude Dickenson Room
Age Group: Babies: 0-18 Months
Program Type: Storytimes
Event Details:
Interactive program with books, songs, tickle rhymes, knee bounces and more! ...
This event is in the "Babies: 0-18 Months" group.

Baby Playgroup

10:30am - 11:00am
Main Library
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Main 406/407 John L. and Maude Dickenson Room
Age Group: Babies: 0-18 Months
Program Type: Playgroups
Event Details:
Informal playgroup to encourage play and social interaction between parents, caregivers, babies, and toddlers. ...
This event is in the "All Ages" group.

Moe's Smoke Shop (Route 60)

2:30pm - 4:00pm
Bookmobile
Offsite Event
Library Branch: Bookmobile
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Bookmobile

Disclaimer(s)

Inclement Weather

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

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.

Brick Building

3:00pm - 4:00pm
Clendenin Branch Library
Library Branch: Clendenin Branch Library
Age Group: Children, Elementary: 6-11 Years, Tweens: 10-12 Years
Program Type: STEM
Event Details:
Come and build with us!  Enjoy open building time and at the end, participate in a challenge build with your friends. ...
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.

Books & More Storytime: World Book Day

5:30pm - 6:15pm
Main Library
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Main 406/407 John L. and Maude Dickenson Room
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
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Family Nights, Storytimes
Event Details:
We celebrate books every day, especially on World Book Day!  Have some fun with stories, songs, and activities about books! Registration not required. ...

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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

Main Library Patrons with strollers, wheelchairs, or other wheeled devices will find it easier to use the Jacobson Tower entrance on Quarrier Street or the Skybridge entrance via Summers Street Garage.

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 "Tweens: 10-12 Years" group.

Betwixt and 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: 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.  ...

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

Cross Lanes Spice Club Tasting

6:00pm - 7:00pm
Cross Lanes Branch Library
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Cross Lanes Branch Library
Room: Cross Lanes Meeting Room
Age Group: Teens, Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Health & Wellness
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 2
Event Details:
Sample a selection of tasty dishes made with the spices featured in the January-April Cross Lanes Spice Club kits. Attendees will be the first to receive the new May spice kits. ...

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

Earth Day Craft Time - Magazine Paper Beads

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: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 17
Event Details:
Celebrare Earth Day with us by making colorful recycled paper beads from magazines and newspapers. We'll have templates for a variety of shapes and sizes.  All materials will be supplied. Registration is required. ...

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Inclement Weather

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

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 "Family" group.

STEM Family Night

6:00pm - 8:00pm
Sissonville Branch Library
Library Branch: Sissonville Branch Library
Room: Sissonville Meeting Room
Age Group: Children, Family
Program Type: STEM
Event Details:
April 23rd is World Laboratory Day and what better way to celebrate then with a STEM Activity. Families will get to work together to "Save Fred." Fred is a gummy worm that has gotten himself stuck on an overturned boat. Using only paper clips, famili...
This event is in the "Toddlers: 18-36 Months" group.

Tiny Tots Storytime

10:00am - 10:45am
Main Library
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Main 406/407 John L. and Maude Dickenson Room
Age Group: Toddlers: 18-36 Months
Program Type: Storytimes
Event Details:
Interactive program with books, songs, musical instruments, play and more! ...
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.

Jump into Storytime

10:30am - 11:00am
Elk Valley Branch Library
Library Branch: Elk Valley Branch Library
Room: Elk Valley Meeting Room A/B
Age Group: Babies: 0-18 Months, Toddlers: 18-36 Months, Pre-K: 3-5 Years
Program Type: Storytimes
Event Details:
Storytime sessions are designed for children up to 5 years of age.  Children and their caregivers will enjoy stories, songs, rhymes, and more.  Partner with us to begin fostering a love of reading and books in our youngest library patrons. ...

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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

Main Library Patrons with strollers, wheelchairs, or other wheeled devices will find it easier to use the Jacobson Tower entrance on Quarrier Street or the Skybridge entrance via Summers Street Garage.

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 "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.

Storytime

10:30am - 11:00am
Cross Lanes Branch Library
Library Branch: Cross Lanes Branch Library
Room: Cross Lanes Meeting Room
Age Group: Babies: 0-18 Months, Toddlers: 18-36 Months, Pre-K: 3-5 Years
Program Type: Storytimes
Event Details:
Get moving at this interactive storytime! Little ones will develop early literacy skills in a fun way with music, dancing, singing and stories. ...

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

Main Library Patrons with strollers, wheelchairs, or other wheeled devices will find it easier to use the Jacobson Tower entrance on Quarrier Street or the Skybridge entrance via Summers Street Garage.

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.