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Silver Scissors Cross Stitch

10:30am - 12:30pm
St. Albans Branch Library
Open
Registration
Library Branch: St. Albans Branch Library
Age Group: Teens, Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 1
Event Details:
If you have always wanted to try cross stitching but wasn't sure where to start, join us for this beginners friendly class.  Cross stitch kits will be provided.  This class is limited to 5 participants, so register today! ...

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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 "Adults" group.

Nurturing Parenting Program

11:00am - 12:00pm
Main Library
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Main 406/407 John L. and Maude Dickenson Room
Age Group: Elementary: 6-11 Years, Adults
Program Type: Classes & Workshops, Health & Wellness, Other
Event Details:
Prestera Center employees present a free Nurturing Parenting Program on the first Saturday of each month through Saturday, May 6. The goal of the program is to provide caregivers tools for teaching empathy, self-worth and discipline to their children...

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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

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

Kids' Paint: "Owl" Always Love You!

5:30pm - 7:00pm
Elk Valley Branch Library
Open
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: 12
Event Details:
This month we are painting a sweet Valentine's owl that you can make your own by choosing your favorite colors.  Patrons must register for this program, and the number of participants is limited to 15.  Please register via the lib...

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

Valentine's Rag Wreath

6:00pm - 7:00pm
Clendenin Branch Library
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Clendenin Branch Library
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 20
Event Details:
Make this simple, one-of-a-kind wreath to decorate for Valentine's Day.  Bring a half yard of red or pink fabric.  All other materials provided.   ...
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Zines 101 Workshop

2:00pm - 4:00pm
IDEA Lab
Open
Registration
Library Branch: IDEA Lab
Room: IDEA Lab
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Classes & Workshops, IDEA Lab
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 7
Event Details:
Join Elliott Stewart for their Zines 101 Workshop. Learn about the history behind zines and then create an 8-page mini-zine of your own! ...

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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

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 "Family" group.

Valentine's Drop-in

2:00pm - 4:00pm
Elk Valley Branch Library
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Elk Valley Branch Library
Room: Elk Valley Meeting Room A/B
Age Group: Pre-K: 3-5 Years, Elementary: 6-11 Years, Family
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Classes & Workshops, Holiday
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 20
Event Details:
Drop in at the Elk Valley Branch Library any time between 2:00 and 4:00 PM for some sweet Valentine’s-themed fun.  Make a Valentine’s house from toaster pastries, a simple hot cocoa bomb, hand-decorated marshmallows and sugar wafer cookies. ...

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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

Food Allergies

We cannot guarantee that food served at this program has not come into contact with tree nuts, soy, or other allergens.

Inclement Weather

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

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.

Adult Crafternoon: Intro to Slow Stitching

2:00pm - 3:00pm
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: Arts & Crafts, Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 12
Event Details:
Intro to Slow Stitching Workshop Slow stitching is hand stitching that focuses on mindfulness and intention instead of detail and perfection and emphasizes the joy of creating over the final product. Anyone will enjoy and learn from this workshop ...

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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

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

Teens Make Cake Pops!

5:30pm - 6:30pm
Clendenin Branch Library
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Clendenin Branch Library
Room: Clendenin Meeting Room
Age Group: Tweens: 10-12 Years, Teens
Program Type: Classes & Workshops, Holiday
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 15
Event Details:
Make and decorate Cake Pops for Valentine's Day.  Give them to someone special or keep them for yourself! ...
This event is in the "Elementary: 6-11 Years" group.
This event is in the "Tweens: 10-12 Years" group.

Children's Sewing Club

1:00pm - 2:30pm
Clendenin Branch Library
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Clendenin Branch Library
Age Group: Elementary: 6-11 Years, Tweens: 10-12 Years
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 15
Event Details:
Each class will cover a different hand sewing skill and a small project to make. The sewing machine will be introduced, and you will start learning the parts of the machine. ...
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

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.

Federal Depository Anniversary: Genealogy Workshop

6:00pm - 7:00pm
Main Library
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Main 311B Greater Kanawha Valley Foundation Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 26
Event Details:
February is our 70th anniversary of being a Federal Documents Depository Library. We are hosting a workshop on using Census materials for genealogical research to celebrate. The presenter will be Kelley Lear, member of the American Society of Genealo...

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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

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.
Registration
Library Branch: Sissonville Branch Library
Room: Sissonville Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Classes & Workshops, Health & Wellness
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: Unlimited
Event Details:
JT Hunter, certified dementia practitioner and care partner coach, will explain the difference between Alzheimer’s and the many different types of dementia, how each affects the brain and how it may manifest in the person with dementia. He will also ...

Disclaimer(s)

Accessibility

Individuals with disabilities who require accommodation to attend a program at any KCPL facility should contact the ADA Coordinator at least 48 hours prior to the event. Phone: 304-343-4646 ext. 1242 or 1268 Email: facilities@kanawhalibrary.org

Inclement Weather

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

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 "Adults" group.

Nurturing Parenting Program

11:00am - 12:00pm
Main Library
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Main 406/407 John L. and Maude Dickenson Room
Age Group: Elementary: 6-11 Years, Adults
Program Type: Classes & Workshops, Health & Wellness, Other
Event Details:
Prestera Center employees present a Nurturing Parenting Program beginning Saturday, January 7 on the first Saturday of each month through Saturday, May 6. The goal of the program is to provide caregivers tools for teaching empathy, self-worth and dis...

Disclaimer(s)

Accessibility

Individuals with disabilities who require accommodation to attend a program at any KCPL facility should contact the ADA Coordinator at least 48 hours prior to the event. Phone: 304-343-4646 ext. 1242 or 1268 Email: facilities@kanawhalibrary.org

Accompanying Adults

This program is designed for children and accompanying adults. Please plan to attend and be engaged with your child for this program. Drop offs will not be permitted.

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.

Celtic Calling: Limerick Writing Workshop

11:00am - 12:30pm
Main Library
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Main 311B Greater Kanawha Valley Foundation Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: Unlimited
Event Details:
Hear some laugh-out-loud limericks, learn a bit about the history of the form, and try your hand at writing your own limericks. Join us for this writing workshop with local author Colleen Anderson, appropriate for teen and adult ages.  Collee...

Disclaimer(s)

Accessibility

Individuals with disabilities who require accommodation to attend a program at any KCPL facility should contact the ADA Coordinator at least 48 hours prior to the event. Phone: 304-343-4646 ext. 1242 or 1268 Email: facilities@kanawhalibrary.org

Inclement Weather

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

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 Greater Kanawha Valley Foundation Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Classes & Workshops, Health & Wellness
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: Unlimited
Event Details:
Brent L. Van Deysen is the managing partner of Van Deysen Law Office, PLLC, an elder law and estate planning practice. Mr. Van Deysen will discuss how to protect your assets from the high cost of nursing home care. He will also discuss the basic esta...

Disclaimer(s)

Accessibility

Individuals with disabilities who require accommodation to attend a program at any KCPL facility should contact the ADA Coordinator at least 48 hours prior to the event. Phone: 304-343-4646 ext. 1242 or 1268 Email: facilities@kanawhalibrary.org

Inclement Weather

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

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 Greater Kanawha Valley Foundation Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Classes & Workshops, Health & Wellness
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: Unlimited
Event Details:
Traditional estate planning typically focuses on titled property like land, houses and vehicles, but often overlooks the question of what happens to an individual’s personal items. As the owner of Caring Transitions of Kanawha Valley, Melody Bailey h...

Disclaimer(s)

Accessibility

Individuals with disabilities who require accommodation to attend a program at any KCPL facility should contact the ADA Coordinator at least 48 hours prior to the event. Phone: 304-343-4646 ext. 1242 or 1268 Email: facilities@kanawhalibrary.org

Inclement Weather

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

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

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.

Creative Writing Club

4:30pm - 5:30pm
Cross Lanes Branch Library
Library Branch: Cross Lanes Branch Library
Room: Cross Lanes Meeting Room
Age Group: Tweens: 10-12 Years, Teens
Program Type: Classes & Workshops
Event Details:
Do you like to write? Do you suffer from writer's block? Do you need some honest criticism on your work? How about, do you enjoy listening to other's original works? If you answered yes to any of these questions, join our new Creative Writing Club fo...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Riverside Public Library
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Classes & Workshops, Health & Wellness
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: Unlimited
Event Details:
Lisa Pauley, of Brookdale Charleston Gardens, and Kari Peyatte, of Amada Senior Care, have teamed up to answer one of the most frequently asked questions. How do I afford senior care? In this presentation, we will cover multiple funding options and s...

Disclaimer(s)

Accessibility

Individuals with disabilities who require accommodation to attend a program at any KCPL facility should contact the ADA Coordinator at least 48 hours prior to the event. Phone: 304-343-4646 ext. 1242 or 1268 Email: facilities@kanawhalibrary.org

Inclement Weather

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

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 "Adults" group.

Nurturing Parenting Program

11:00am - 12:00pm
Main Library
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Main 406/407 John L. and Maude Dickenson Room
Age Group: Elementary: 6-11 Years, Adults
Program Type: Classes & Workshops, Health & Wellness, Other
Event Details:
Prestera Center employees present a Nurturing Parenting Program beginning Saturday, January 7 on the first Saturday of each month through Saturday, May 6. The goal of the program is to provide caregivers tools for teaching empathy, self-worth and dis...

Disclaimer(s)

Accessibility

Individuals with disabilities who require accommodation to attend a program at any KCPL facility should contact the ADA Coordinator at least 48 hours prior to the event. Phone: 304-343-4646 ext. 1242 or 1268 Email: facilities@kanawhalibrary.org

Accompanying Adults

This program is designed for children and accompanying adults. Please plan to attend and be engaged with your child for this program. Drop offs will not be permitted.

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.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.
Registration
Library Branch: Dunbar Branch Library
Room: Dunbar Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Classes & Workshops, Health & Wellness
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: Unlimited
Event Details:
One of the most important components in retirement planning is understanding your Social Security benefits. Yet 90% of beneficiaries say they do not understand how it works. National Social Security Advisor (NSSA) certificate holder Tabitha Justice w...

Disclaimer(s)

Accessibility

Individuals with disabilities who require accommodation to attend a program at any KCPL facility should contact the ADA Coordinator at least 48 hours prior to the event. Phone: 304-343-4646 ext. 1242 or 1268 Email: facilities@kanawhalibrary.org

Inclement Weather

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

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 Series: 5 Wishes Workshop

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, Health & Wellness
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: Unlimited
Event Details:
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 for health care in the future is an important step toward making sure you get t...

Disclaimer(s)

Accessibility

Individuals with disabilities who require accommodation to attend a program at any KCPL facility should contact the ADA Coordinator at least 48 hours prior to the event. Phone: 304-343-4646 ext. 1242 or 1268 Email: facilities@kanawhalibrary.org

Inclement Weather

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

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

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 "Adults" group.

Nurturing Parenting Program

11:00am - 12:00pm
Main Library
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Main 406/407 John L. and Maude Dickenson Room
Age Group: Elementary: 6-11 Years, Adults
Program Type: Classes & Workshops, Health & Wellness, Other
Event Details:
Prestera Center employees present a Nurturing Parenting Program beginning Saturday, January 7 on the first Saturday of each month through Saturday, May 6. The goal of the program is to provide caregivers tools for teaching empathy, self-worth and dis...

Disclaimer(s)

Accessibility

Individuals with disabilities who require accommodation to attend a program at any KCPL facility should contact the ADA Coordinator at least 48 hours prior to the event. Phone: 304-343-4646 ext. 1242 or 1268 Email: facilities@kanawhalibrary.org

Accompanying Adults

This program is designed for children and accompanying adults. Please plan to attend and be engaged with your child for this program. Drop offs will not be permitted.

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.