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Summer Camp Creations: Bird Feeders

2:00pm - 3:30pm
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, Classes & Workshops, Family Nights, Summer Library Club
Event Details:

Everyone knows summer camp is a time for creativity with arts and crafts!  This summer we will create projects that can be used and not just clutter up your fridge!

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

Outdoor Safety Tips with the Kanawha State Forest

6:00pm - 7:00pm
Elk Valley Branch Library
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Elk Valley Branch Library
Room: Elk Valley Meeting Room A/B
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Classes & Workshops, Summer Library Club
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: Unlimited
Event Details:

Before you strap on your hiking boots and hit the trails this summer, join us for a presentation on outdoor safety by the Kanawha State Forest.

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

Skin Care of the Ancient World

2:00pm - 3:30pm
Cross Lanes Branch Library
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Cross Lanes Branch Library
Room: Cross Lanes Meeting Room
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Classes & Workshops, Health & Wellness, Summer Library Club
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 5
Event Details:

Learn how the ancient Greeks, Romans, and Egyptians took care of their skin. Create and take home a jar of Cleopatra's Milk Bath.

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

Skin Care of the Ancient World

5:30pm - 7:00pm
Main Library
Closed
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Main 311A GKVF Meeting Room
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Classes & Workshops, Health & Wellness, Summer Library Club
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:

Learn how the ancient Greeks, Romans, and Egyptians took care of their skin. Create and take home a jar of Cleopatra's Milk Bath.

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

Skin Care of the Ancient World

1:00pm - 2:30pm
Sissonville Branch Library
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Sissonville Branch Library
Room: Sissonville Meeting Room
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Classes & Workshops, Health & Wellness, Summer Library Club
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 10
Event Details:

Learn how the ancient Greeks, Romans, and Egyptians took care of their skin. Create and take home a jar of Cleopatra's Milk Bath.

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

Outdoor Safety Tips with the Kanawha State Forest

6:00pm - 7:00pm
Main Library
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Main 311A GKVF Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Classes & Workshops, Summer Library Club
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: Unlimited
Event Details:

Before you strap on your hiking boots and hit the trails this summer, join us for a presentation on outdoor safety by the Kanawha State Forest.

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

History Alive! with Thomas Ingles

6:00pm - 7:30pm
Sissonville Branch Library
Library Branch: Sissonville Branch Library
Room: Sissonville Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults, Family, Seniors, All Ages
Program Type: Classes & Workshops, Summer Library Club
Event Details:

Fans of the book Follow the River by James Alexander Thom will not want to miss this exciting History Alive! with Thomas Ingles.

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

Summer Camp Creations: Edible Art

2:00pm - 3:30pm
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, Classes & Workshops, Family Nights, Summer Library Club
Event Details:

Everyone knows summer camp is a time for creativity with arts and crafts!  This summer we will create projects that can be used and not just clutter up your fridge!

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.

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

Camping Adventure Paint Along

3:00pm - 4:00pm
Clendenin Branch Library
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Clendenin Branch Library
Age Group: Tweens: 10-12 Years, Teens, Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Classes & Workshops, Summer Library Club
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 25
Event Details:

Adventure begins at your library this summer! Join us for a bit of creativity as we follow along and paint a cozy camping scene! All materials will be provided.

This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Main 311A GKVF Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Otis Laury Nutritional Literacy, Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: Unlimited
Event Details:

Do you ever feel stumped in the grocery store? Do nutrition labels make your head spin? Learn the basics of budgeting for groceries and reading nutrition labels at this class presented by the WVU Kanawha County Extension Service.

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

Outdoor Safety Tips with the Kanawha State Forest

6:00pm - 7:00pm
Sissonville Branch Library
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Sissonville Branch Library
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Classes & Workshops, Summer Library Club
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: Unlimited
Event Details:

Before you strap on your hiking boots and hit the trails this summer, join us for a presentation on outdoor safety by the Kanawha State Forest.

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

Kids Sew

2:00pm - 3:00pm
Clendenin Branch Library
Registration
Library Branch: Clendenin Branch Library
Room: Clendenin Meeting Room
Age Group: Children, Tweens: 10-12 Years
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Classes & Workshops, Summer Library Club
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 12
Event Details:

This class will be more than sewing.  Learn a few stitches and make bean bags.  Afterwards there will be games to play using your bean bags.

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.

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.

Families Paint: Faux Stained-Glass Window

2:00pm - 3:30pm
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: Arts & Crafts, Classes & Workshops, Family Nights, Summer Library Club
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 18
Event Details:

Summon all your royal energy to create a faux stained-glass worthy of royalty!

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

History Alive! with Teddy Roosevelt

11:00am - 12:30pm
Cross Lanes Branch Library
Library Branch: Cross Lanes Branch Library
Room: Cross Lanes Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults, Family, Seniors, All Ages
Program Type: Classes & Workshops, Summer Library Club
Event Details:

Join us for an exciting History Alive! with former President Theodore Roosevelt.

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

Machine Sewing: Open Sewing

11:00am - 12:30pm
Clendenin Branch Library
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Clendenin Branch Library
Room: Clendenin Meeting Room
Age Group: Tweens: 10-12 Years, Teens, Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 8
Event Details:

This is 'Open Sewing' time!  Whether you want to learn how to use the sewing machine or already know how, come ready to learn new tips, make simple crafts or brush up on old skills. Bring your own project from home if you want.

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.

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.

History Alive! with Teddy Roosevelt

3:00pm - 4:30pm
Dunbar Branch Library
Library Branch: Dunbar Branch Library
Room: Dunbar Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults, Family, Seniors, All Ages
Program Type: Classes & Workshops, Summer Library Club
Event Details:

Join us for an exciting History Alive! with former President Theodore Roosevelt.

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 "Adults" group.

Great Decisions

6:00pm - 7:30pm
Main Library
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Main 308/309 Conference Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 15
Event Details:

Great Decisions is America's largest discussion program on world affairs. Join us each month for a new discussion topic. In July, we will be discussing NATO's future.

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

Outdoor Safety Tips with the Kanawha State Forest

6:00pm - 7:00pm
St. Albans Branch Library
Open
Registration
Library Branch: St. Albans Branch Library
Room: St. Albans Community Room
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Classes & Workshops, Summer Library Club
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: Unlimited
Event Details:

Before you strap on your hiking boots and hit the trails this summer, join us for a presentation on outdoor safety by the Kanawha State Forest.

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

Celebrate World Chess Day!

1:00pm - 3:30pm
Main Library
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Main 311A GKVF Meeting Room
Age Group: Teens, Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Classes & Workshops, Gaming Sessions
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 25
Event Details:

Join the West Virginia Chess Association for a fun & informative chess training session, just in time for World Chess Day! Learn the basics of chess before playing against others in a series of practice sessions.

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.

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

Summer Camp Creations: ROCKin' Crafts!

2:00pm - 3:30pm
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, Classes & Workshops, Family Nights, Summer Library Club
Event Details:

Everyone knows summer camp is a time for creativity with arts and crafts!  This summer we will create projects that can be used and not just clutter up your fridge!

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 "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Main 311A GKVF Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Otis Laury Nutritional Literacy, Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: Unlimited
Event Details:

Learn the basics of canning with Kerri Carte from the WVU Kanawha County Extension Service, including hot water bath and pressure canning. The class will cover canning fruits and vegetables, meats, jams, pickles, and more. 

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

Outdoor Safety Tips with the Kanawha State Forest

6:00pm - 7:00pm
Dunbar Branch Library
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Dunbar Branch Library
Room: Dunbar Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Classes & Workshops, Summer Library Club
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: Unlimited
Event Details:

Before you strap on your hiking boots and hit the trails this summer, join us for a presentation on outdoor safety by the Kanawha State Forest.

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 "Family" group.

Kayaking 101 with Coal River Group

6:00pm - 7:30pm
St. Albans Branch Library
Library Branch: St. Albans Branch Library
Room: St. Albans Community Room
Age Group: Family
Program Type: Classes & Workshops, Summer Library Club
Event Details:

Join us at the library for an exciting and informative event on the basics of kayaking, presented by the Coal River Group!

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

Cricut 101: Water Bottles

4:00pm - 6:00pm
IDEA Lab
Registration
Library Branch: IDEA Lab
Room: IDEA Lab
Age Group: Teens, Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Classes & Workshops, IDEA Lab, STEM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 10
Event Details:

Whether you are already familiar with Cricut Design Space or this is your first time using the software, you'll enjoy personalizing your own water bottle using permanent vinyl. Perfect for beating the heat this summer!

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.