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This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Tweens: 10-12 Years" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.
Library Branch: IDEA Lab
Room: IDEA Lab
Age Group: Children, Tweens: 10-12 Years, Teens
Program Type: IDEA Lab, STEM
Event Details:

Did you know that some of the world's most monumental bridges were engineered by women? Celebrate Women in Engineering Day by trying to build your own bridge using popsicle sticks, string, glue, and other provided supplies.

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

Robot Golf!

3:00pm - 4:00pm
IDEA Lab
Library Branch: IDEA Lab
Room: IDEA Lab
Age Group: Tweens: 10-12 Years, Teens
Program Type: IDEA Lab, STEM, Summer Library Club
Event Details:

Do you think golf is sort of boring? Or maybe you think golf is fun, but it would be better if there were robots, right? Great news! This summer, we are playing putt putt with robots.

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.

This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Family" group.

Rad Reptiles!

1:00pm - 2:00pm
Elk Valley Branch Library
Library Branch: Elk Valley Branch Library
Room: Elk Valley Meeting Room A/B
Age Group: Children, Family
Program Type: Family Nights, STEM, Summer Library Club
Event Details:

Adventure outside your comfort zone during this rad information session with Kim Smith, 4-H Wildlife Educator at the Claudia L.

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.

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.

STEM: Ozobot Adventures in Coding

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Main Library
Waitlist
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Main 407 John L. and Maude Dickenson Craft Room
Age Group: Elementary: 6-11 Years, Tweens: 10-12 Years
Program Type: STEM, Summer Library Club
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:

Create code using colors to tell a robotic ball what to do.

Disclaimer(s)

Registration Required

Registration for this program is required due to limited space and materials. If you cannot attend, please call the library to cancel your registration so the spot may open up to others. A registration will be cancelled and a program spot made available to other patrons if the registrant does not arrive within 10 minutes of the scheduled program time.

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.

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

Brick Builders

5:30pm - 6:30pm
St. Albans Branch Library
Library Branch: St. Albans Branch Library
Room: St. Albans Community Room
Age Group: Elementary: 6-11 Years
Program Type: STEM
Event Details:

Come and build with us! Children 6-11 and caregiver.

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.

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

Adventurous Twig Journals

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Cross Lanes Branch Library
Library Branch: Cross Lanes Branch Library
Age Group: Tweens: 10-12 Years, Teens, Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, IDEA Lab, STEM, Summer Library Club
Event Details:

Make a journal to take on your next adventure! We will be using twigs, twine, and paper to create our very own adventure journals. What will you use yours for?

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.

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.

Monday Funday- STEM- Will it Float? Noodle Boats

12:00pm - 1:00pm
Dunbar Branch Library
Library Branch: Dunbar Branch Library
Room: Dunbar Meeting Room
Age Group: Elementary: 6-11 Years, Tweens: 10-12 Years, Family
Program Type: STEM
Event Details:

Join us every Monday, June-July for a fun STEM activity that with get you're brain thinking and your creativity flowing!

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.

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.

Underwater Artifacts

2:00pm - 4:00pm
Elk Valley Branch Library
Library Branch: Elk Valley Branch Library
Room: Elk Valley Meeting Room A/B
Age Group: Children, Family
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Family Nights, STEM, Summer Library Club
Event Details:

The beach is usually on everyone's summer trip bucket list.  In case you can't make it there this year, drop in at the Elk Valley Library to get your underwater fix!  Explore underwater life with a cool display of sea creature skeletons,

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.

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.

Robot Golf!

6:00pm - 7:00pm
Dunbar Branch Library
Library Branch: Dunbar Branch Library
Room: Dunbar Meeting Room
Age Group: Tweens: 10-12 Years, Teens
Program Type: IDEA Lab, STEM, Summer Library Club
Event Details:

Do you think golf is sort of boring? Or maybe you think golf is fun, but it would be better if there were robots, right? Great news! This summer, we are playing putt putt with robots.

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.

This event is in the "Family" group.

STEM for 4th of July

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Clendenin Branch Library
Library Branch: Clendenin Branch Library
Age Group: Family
Program Type: STEM, Summer Library Club
Event Details:

Experiment with things related to a 4th of July celebration.  Make Fireworks in a Jar, Pop Rockets and a red, white and blue snack.

This event is in the "Children" group.

Make a Regatta Sternwheeler

2:00pm - 4:00pm
Main Library
Library Branch: Main Library
Age Group: Children
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, STEM, Summer Library Club
Event Details:

Stop in to make a Regatta Sternwheeler. (while supplies last)

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.

Monday Funday- STEM- Bird Kites

12:00pm - 1:00pm
Dunbar Branch Library
Library Branch: Dunbar Branch Library
Room: Dunbar Meeting Room
Age Group: Elementary: 6-11 Years, Tweens: 10-12 Years, Family
Program Type: STEM
Event Details:

Join us every Monday, June-July for a fun STEM activity that with get you're brain thinking and your creativity flowing!

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.

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.

STEM: 3Doodler Pens Adventure

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Main Library
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Main 407 John L. and Maude Dickenson Craft Room
Age Group: Elementary: 6-11 Years, Tweens: 10-12 Years
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, STEM, Summer Library Club
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 11
Event Details:

Make a 3D object! Our 3Doodler pens combine art, design and technology. Just bring your imagination! Choose from our designs or your own ideas!  Registration opens July 1.

Disclaimer(s)

Registration Required

Registration for this program is required due to limited space and materials. If you cannot attend, please call the library to cancel your registration so the spot may open up to others. A registration will be cancelled and a program spot made available to other patrons if the registrant does not arrive within 10 minutes of the scheduled program time.

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.

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.

Explore with 3D Pens!

10:30am - 12:30pm
St. Albans Branch Library
Library Branch: St. Albans Branch Library
Room: St. Albans Community Room
Age Group: Elementary: 6-11 Years, Tweens: 10-12 Years, Teens, Adults
Program Type: STEM, Other
Event Details:

Let your imagination take flight as you embark on a journey of creativity!  There is no limit to what you can create with 3D pens.  Explore the possibilities!  Call 304-722-4244 to reserve your 30 minute spot today!

Disclaimer(s)

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

Monday Funday- STEM- CD Bottlecap Spinning Tops

12:00pm - 1:00pm
Dunbar Branch Library
Library Branch: Dunbar Branch Library
Room: Dunbar Meeting Room
Age Group: Elementary: 6-11 Years, Tweens: 10-12 Years, Family
Program Type: STEM
Event Details:

Join us every Monday, June-July for a fun STEM activity that with get you're brain thinking and your creativity flowing!

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.

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.

Robot Golf!

4:00pm - 5:00pm
Elk Valley Branch Library
Library Branch: Elk Valley Branch Library
Age Group: Tweens: 10-12 Years, Teens
Program Type: IDEA Lab, STEM, Summer Library Club
Event Details:

Do you think golf is sort of boring? Or maybe you think golf is fun, but it would be better if there were robots, right? Great news! This summer, we are playing putt putt with robots.

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.

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

Adventurous Twig Journals

3:00pm - 4:00pm
IDEA Lab
Library Branch: IDEA Lab
Room: IDEA Lab
Age Group: Tweens: 10-12 Years, Teens, Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, IDEA Lab, STEM, Summer Library Club
Event Details:

Make a journal to take on your next adventure! We will be using twigs, twine, and paper to create our very own adventure journals. What will you use yours for?

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.

This event is in the "All Ages" group.

Paper Plane Toss

6:00pm - 7:00pm
Sissonville Branch Library
Library Branch: Sissonville Branch Library
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: IDEA Lab, STEM, Summer Library Club
Event Details:

Have you ever wanted to fly a plane? Well, we can't really help you with that (but we can find books that will). What we can do is help you learn how to fly a paper plane!

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

Adult Gaming Afternoon

12:30pm - 2:00pm
Main Library
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Main 308/309 Conference Room
Age Group: Adults, Family, Seniors
Program Type: Gaming Sessions, STEM
Event Details:

Join us for an afternoon of playing video games! We will have a choice of Nintendo Switch games available.

Even if you have never played video games before, feel free to join us and we will teach you how to use the controls.

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

STEM: Ozobot Adventures in Coding

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Main Library
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Main 407 John L. and Maude Dickenson Craft Room
Age Group: Elementary: 6-11 Years, Tweens: 10-12 Years
Program Type: STEM, Summer Library Club
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 10
Event Details:

Create code using colors to tell a robotic ball what to do.

Disclaimer(s)

Registration Required

Registration for this program is required due to limited space and materials. If you cannot attend, please call the library to cancel your registration so the spot may open up to others. A registration will be cancelled and a program spot made available to other patrons if the registrant does not arrive within 10 minutes of the scheduled program time.

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.

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

Robot Golf!

3:00pm - 4:00pm
Clendenin Branch Library
Library Branch: Clendenin Branch Library
Age Group: Tweens: 10-12 Years, Teens
Program Type: IDEA Lab, STEM, Summer Library Club
Event Details:

Do you think golf is sort of boring? Or maybe you think golf is fun, but it would be better if there were robots, right? Great news! This summer, we are playing putt putt with robots.

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.

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

Brick Builders

5:30pm - 6:30pm
St. Albans Branch Library
Library Branch: St. Albans Branch Library
Room: St. Albans Community Room
Age Group: Elementary: 6-11 Years, Tweens: 10-12 Years
Program Type: Family Nights, STEM
Event Details:

Build with us!

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.

This event is in the "Children" group.

Build and Play

2:30pm - 3:30pm
Cross Lanes Branch Library
Library Branch: Cross Lanes Branch Library
Room: Cross Lanes Meeting Room
Age Group: Children
Program Type: STEM
Event Details:

Families are encouraged to explore various STEM activities at this interactive program.

Disclaimer(s)

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 "All Ages" group.

Ice Cream Social

11:00am - 1:00pm
Clendenin Branch Library
Library Branch: Clendenin Branch Library
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Holiday, STEM, Other
Event Details:

Celebrate National Ice Cream Day!  Choose a bowl or a cone for your favorite ice cream flavor then add a variety of toppings if you want.  Try your hand at making Ice Cream in a Bag and play a silly game or two.