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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.

Kids' 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, Teens
Program Type: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 7
Event Details:
The class will start with hand sewing and move on to the sewing machine.  At this class you will make a small project to take home.  Bring your own sewing kit and sewing machine if you have one.  Limit 8. Registration required. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

Bringing Back the Village: Community Health Coach

6:00pm - 7:30pm
Main Library
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Main 311C (A/B) GKVF Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Otis Laury Nutritional Literacy, Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: Unlimited
Event Details:
Join us for a series of workshops presented by Bringing Back the Village! Moving beyond merely being safe and living longer, a vital part of any community is the health and wellness of its citizens. Dr. Stephanie Lanham explains the importance of ...

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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.

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.

Celtic Poetry Sharing and Workshop

12:00pm - 1:00pm
Main Library
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Main 308/309 Conference Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Classes & Workshops
Event Details:
Join Poet James Cochran in a poetry circle outside the library on the plaza facing Capitol Street. Share work that you have penned or favorite works by Celtic poets, as part of Charleston's 2024 Celtic Calling festivities. Time permitting, we will al...

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

Ireland: A Travelogue and International Discussion

10:00am - 11:30am
Main Library
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Main 311A GKVF Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: Unlimited
Event Details:
Join Andy Gallagher for a travelogue and international discussion of Ireland, part of Charleston's Celtic Calling 2024 festivities. ...
This event is in the "Elementary: 6-11 Years" group.
This event is in the "Tweens: 10-12 Years" group.
Library Branch: Main Library
Age Group: Elementary: 6-11 Years, Tweens: 10-12 Years
Program Type: Classes & Workshops
Event Details:
Chantil McCormick and members of Appalachian Lads and Lassies will perform and teach some introductory steps to dances from Scotland and Ireland. Appalachian Lads and Lassies are well known performers at regional fairs for Scottish and Irish Dance. T...

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

Machine Sewing

1:00pm - 2:30pm
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: 5
Event Details:
Review basic stitches, operation and care of machine. Learn to use specialty stitches, patterns and make a small project to take home. Bring your own machine or use one of the library's. Registration required. Limit 8. ...
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.

Celtic Container Gardening with Master Gardeners

2:00pm - 3:30pm
Main Library
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Main 311B GKVF Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults, Family, Seniors, All Ages
Program Type: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: Unlimited
Event Details:
Join the Master Gardeners to learn how to plant and care for crops used in traditional Irish cooking, part of Charleston's 2024 Celtic Calling festivities and the Otis Laury Nutritional Literacy Center. This presentation will include a 30-minute talk...
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

Sewing 101: Treat Bag

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
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 5
Event Details:
Join us for another installment of our Sewing 101 class. This month, Bernadette will be teaching us how to create bunny treat bags just in time for spring! The project will teach basic sewing skills, applique and adding basic stitches to create de...

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

Crochet Class - Granny Squares

6:00pm - 7:15pm
Elk Valley Branch Library
Waitlist
Registration
Library Branch: Elk Valley Branch Library
Room: Elk Valley Meeting Room B
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:
Granny squares are a great next step for anyone with beginner crochet skills who is ready to take their craft to a new level. We will go over the beginning circle, increases, corners, half double stitch, and color changes. Participants will need be c...

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

Bringing Back the Village: Serving Seniors, Neighbor to Neighbor

6:00pm - 7:30pm
Riverside Public Library
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Riverside Public Library
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: Unlimited
Event Details:
Join us for a series of workshops presented by Bringing Back the Village! Jennifer Waggener is the founder and Executive Director of Faith in Action of the Greater Kanawha Valley, a local nonprofit organization providing free services to older adu...

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 "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.

DIY Tote Bag Workshop

6:00pm - 7:00pm
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
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 19
Event Details:
Come decorate a canvas tote bag with us! We will have paint, ribbons, buttons, gems and more to decorate your bag. We will also have our button makers out to make pins as well to make your bag all your own. Perfect for carrying your library books! ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

Crochet Class - Spirals

6:00pm - 7:15pm
Elk Valley Branch Library
Waitlist
Registration
Library Branch: Elk Valley Branch Library
Room: Elk Valley Meeting Room B
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:
This class will give a beginner crocheter the skills they need to easily move on to more intricate projects like baskets and amigurumi. We will be making a round wash cloth where students will learn to read a detailed pattern, use a magic circle, hal...

Disclaimer(s)

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.

Bringing Back the Village: Medication and Poison Safety for Seniors

6:00pm - 7:30pm
Riverside Public Library
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Riverside Public Library
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: Unlimited
Event Details:
Join us for a series of workshops presented by Bringing Back the Village! Many individuals, especially seniors, are on medications. If medications are not used correctly, they can lead to poisonings. Yes, poisonings. Not all poisonings involve chi...

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.
This event is in the "Family" group.

Kids Paint: Paintin' with My Peeps!

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:
This month we will paint everyone's favorite (or not so favorite!) sweet marshmallow treats while hangin' with your peeps!  Make your creation your own by painting a colorful background or adding a different saying. Attendees must register fo...

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.

Great Decisions

6:00pm - 7:30pm
Main Library
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Main 311A GKVF Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 14
Event Details:
Great Decisions is America's largest discussion program on world affairs. Join us each month for a new discussion topic. ...

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.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Kids' Sewing Club

3:00pm - 4:30pm
Clendenin Branch Library
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Clendenin Branch Library
Room: Clendenin Meeting Room
Age Group: Elementary: 6-11 Years, Tweens: 10-12 Years, Teens
Program Type: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 8
Event Details:
The class will start with hand sewing and move on to the sewing machine.  At this class you will make a small project to take home.  Bring your own sewing kit and sewing machine if you have one.  Limit 8. Registration required. ...
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Tinkercad 101: Creature Creation

5:00pm - 6:00pm
IDEA Lab
Registration
Library Branch: IDEA Lab
Room: IDEA Lab
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Classes & Workshops, IDEA Lab, STEM
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 10
Event Details:
Ready to start making your own 3D designs, but not sure where to start? Sign up for Tinkercad 101: Creature Creations and Bianca will teach you the basics of Tinkercad, a browser-based 3D design software that can be accessed anywhere you have an inte...

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

Bringing Back the Village: Protect Yourself Against Medicare Scams

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: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: Unlimited
Event Details:
Join us for a series of workshops presented by Bringing Back the Village! Medicare scams, including those involving unsolicited calls, are on the rise, posing a significant threat to beneficiaries. Join our Protect Yourself Against Medicare Scams ...

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.

Bringing Back the Village: Fall Prevention

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: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: Unlimited
Event Details:
Join us for a series of workshops presented by Bringing Back the Village! Explore the dynamics of aging and fall prevention in this informative class. Our experienced Physical Therapist, Dr. Tim Guiden, will delve into the root causes of falls, in...

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.

Bringing Back the Village: 5 Wishes

6:00pm - 7:30pm
Dunbar Branch Library
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Dunbar Branch Library
Room: Dunbar Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: Unlimited
Event Details:
Join us for a series of workshops presented by Bringing Back the Village! Advance care planning is essential in case of a medical crisis that could leave you too ill to make your own health care decisions. Even if you are not sick now, planning fo...

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 "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

1:00pm - 2:30pm
Clendenin Branch Library
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:
Review basic stitches, operation and care of machine. Learn to use specialty stitches, patterns and make a small project to take home. Bring your own machine or use one of the library's. Registration required. Limit 8. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

Bringing Back the Village: Levels of Care as We Age

6:00pm - 7:30pm
Dunbar Branch Library
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Dunbar Branch Library
Room: Dunbar Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: Unlimited
Event Details:
Join us for a series of workshops presented by Bringing Back the Village! As we age, there’s a 74% chance that we will need some sort of assisted medical care. However, there is an extreme lack of awareness about what types of care are available, ...

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.

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. ...

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.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Kids' 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, Teens
Program Type: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 8
Event Details:
The class will start with hand sewing and move on to the sewing machine.  At this class you will make a small project to take home.  Bring your own sewing kit and sewing machine if you have one.  Limit 8. Registration required. ...