Service Announcement

  • Clendenin Branch will open at 12:30pm on Thursday, September 29.
  • All KCPL locations will close Saturday, October 22. Catch us at the West Virginia Book Festival.

Upcoming Events

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This event is in the "Adults" group.

Kumihimo Bracelet Workshop

10:30am - 12:30pm
Dunbar Branch Library
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Dunbar Branch Library
Room: Dunbar Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 2
Event Details:
Join this workshop presented by the Kanawha Rock & Gem Club to learn how to make kumihimo bracelets, a type of braided jewelry. Supplies will be provided. Space is limited and registration is required to participate in this event. ...

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

Totally Tie-Dye

6:00pm - 7:00pm
St. Albans Branch Library
Open
Registration
Library Branch: St. Albans Branch Library
Room: St. Albans Community Room
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 18
Event Details:
Join us as we Tie-dye T-shirts. Please bring your own white T-shirt, all other supplies will be provided. We will be outside in the 2nd parking lot. ...

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.

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

Family Craft of the Month: Tiny Pumpkin Painting

All Day
Clendenin Branch Library
Library Branch: Clendenin Branch Library
Age Group: Family, All Ages
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Event Details:
Paint a tiny foam pumpkin and decorate it with glitter, beads, feathers and other craft items. ...
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "Seniors" group.

Create a Potion with Cricut

6:00pm - 7:30pm
IDEA Lab
Waitlist
Registration
Library Branch: IDEA Lab
Room: IDEA Lab
Age Group: Teens, Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, IDEA Lab
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:
Time to get spooky! We'll be crafting our very own glittery potions and labeling them with the Cricut Maker 3. ...

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

This event is in the "Babies: 0-18 Months" group.
This event is in the "Toddlers: 18-36 Months" group.
This event is in the "Pre-K: 3-5 Years" group.

Storytime

10:30am - 11:00am
Nitro Public Library
Library Branch: Nitro Public Library
Age Group: Babies: 0-18 Months, Toddlers: 18-36 Months, Pre-K: 3-5 Years
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Storytimes
Event Details:
Come and enjoy some time exploring books and take home crafts. Please call Library to register 304-755-4432. Registration is required. ...
This event is in the "Tweens: 10-12 Years" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Creepy Crafts

3:00pm - 4:00pm
Cross Lanes Branch Library
Library Branch: Cross Lanes Branch Library
Room: Cross Lanes Meeting Room
Age Group: Tweens: 10-12 Years, Teens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Event Details:
Kick off the spooky season by joining us as we create some creepy crafts. ...
This event is in the "Pre-K: 3-5 Years" group.

Books and More Storytime

4:00pm - 4:45pm
Main Library
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Main 406/407 John L. and Maude Dickenson Room
Age Group: Pre-K: 3-5 Years
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Storytimes
Event Details:
Enjoy books, interactive songs and a simple craft. ...
This event is in the "Family" group.

Family Art Night

5:30pm - 7:00pm
St. Albans Branch Library
Library Branch: St. Albans Branch Library
Room: St. Albans Community Room
Age Group: Family
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Family Nights
Event Details:
Enjoy a variety of art activities for all ages. ...

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.

This event is in the "Adults" group.

Kumihimo Bracelet Workshop

5:30pm - 7:30pm
Elk Valley Branch Library
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Elk Valley Branch Library
Room: Elk Valley Meeting Room A/B
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 10
Event Details:
Join this workshop presented by the Kanawha Rock & Gem Club to learn how to make kumihimo bracelets, a type of braided jewelry. Supplies will be provided. Space is limited and registration is required to participate in this event. ...

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.

Kumihimo Bracelet Workshop

10:00am - 12:00pm
Main Library
Waitlist
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Main 311C (A/B) Greater Kanawha Valley Foundation Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
Event Details:
Join this workshop presented by the Kanawha Rock & Gem Club to learn how to make kumihimo bracelets, a type of braided jewelry. Supplies will be provided. Space is limited and registration is required to participate in this event. ...

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.

Black Flame Candle Craft

1:00pm - 2:00pm
Sissonville Branch Library
Library Branch: Sissonville Branch Library
Room: Sissonville Meeting Room
Age Group: Tweens: 10-12 Years, Teens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Event Details:
Join Ms. Cathy at the Sissonville Library for a fun teen craft! We're making a black flame candle like in the movie "Hocus Pocus!" ...
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
Room: Clendenin Meeting Room
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.   ...
This event is in the "Elementary: 6-11 Years" group.
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Main 406/407 John L. and Maude Dickenson Room
Age Group: Elementary: 6-11 Years
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Storytimes
Event Details:
Enjoy a story about kindness, then participate in a kindness challenge craft or activity. ...
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Teens: DIY Spooky Tote Bags

3:30pm - 5:30pm
Main Library
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 15
Event Details:
Come make some spooky, creepy, horrendous tote bags for the Halloween season! Registration is required. Event for ages 12-18. ...
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Frankenstuffie Workshop

6:00pm - 7:00pm
St. Albans Branch Library
Open
Registration
Library Branch: St. Albans Branch Library
Room: St. Albans Community Room
Age Group: Teens, Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Classes & Workshops
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 17
Event Details:
Join us as we combine stuffed animals to make new creations in our Frankenstuffie workshop! Stuffed animals will be provided, but if you have some you would like to use you are welcome to bring them (make sure you are ok with taking them apart if you...

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

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

Haunted Gingerbread Houses

5:30pm - 7:00pm
Clendenin Branch Library
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Clendenin Branch Library
Room: Clendenin Meeting Room
Age Group: Tweens: 10-12 Years, Teens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 20
Event Details:
Come make your own spooky gingerbread house! ...
This event is in the "Tweens: 10-12 Years" group.

Betwixt and BeTWEEN

6:00pm - 7:00pm
Dunbar Branch Library
Library Branch: Dunbar Branch Library
Age Group: Tweens: 10-12 Years
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Event Details:
Tweens ages 10-12 can join us for an evening of music, games, and crafts.  Betwixt and BeTween. Where a Tween can be a Tween.  ...

Disclaimer(s)

Food Allergies

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

This event is in the "Pre-K: 3-5 Years" group.
This event is in the "Elementary: 6-11 Years" group.
This event is in the "Tweens: 10-12 Years" group.
This event is in the "Family" group.

Homeschool

10:30am - 11:30am
Nitro Public Library
Library Branch: Nitro Public Library
Age Group: Pre-K: 3-5 Years, Elementary: 6-11 Years, Tweens: 10-12 Years, Family
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Book Discussions, Storytimes
Event Details:
Come and learn some facts about fire safety, during Fire Safety Month. The Nitro Fire Department is going to come and teach us all about fire safety. Registration is required, limited seating. Please call Nitro Library to register 304-755-4432. ...
This event is in the "Pre-K: 3-5 Years" group.

Crafty Kids

11:00am - 12:00pm
St. Albans Branch Library
Library Branch: St. Albans Branch Library
Room: St. Albans Community Room
Age Group: Pre-K: 3-5 Years
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Event Details:
Fun crafts for preschoolers. It could get messy, so wear your play clothes. ...

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.

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

Autumn Crafternoon

12:00pm - 4:00pm
St. Albans Branch Library
Library Branch: St. Albans Branch Library
Room: St. Albans Community Room
Age Group: Children, Family
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Event Details:
Stop by our Children's Department and choose from a variety of Autumn themed crafts to make and enjoy. Noon to 4:00 pm. ...

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.

This event is in the "Pre-K: 3-5 Years" group.

Books and More Storytime

4:00pm - 4:45pm
Main Library
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Main 406/407 John L. and Maude Dickenson Room
Age Group: Pre-K: 3-5 Years
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Storytimes
Event Details:
Enjoy books, interactive songs and a simple craft. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Kumihimo Bracelet Workshop

5:00pm - 7:00pm
Nitro Public Library
Library Branch: Nitro Public Library
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Classes & Workshops
Event Details:
Join this workshop by the Kanawha Rock & Gem Club to learn how to make kumihimo bracelets, a type of braided jewelry. Supplies will be provided. Space is limited and registration is required to participate in this event. Please call Nitro Library...
This event is in the "Family" group.

Painted Jack o' Lanterns

5:30pm - 7:00pm
St. Albans Branch Library
Open
Registration
Library Branch: St. Albans Branch Library
Room: St. Albans Community Room
Age Group: Family
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 24
Event Details:
Paint a miniature Jack o' Lantern! Tealights and other supplies will be provided. Registration is required. Registration begins September 29th. ...

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.

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

Killer Crafts

11:00am - 12:00pm
Sissonville Branch Library
Library Branch: Sissonville Branch Library
Room: Sissonville Meeting Room
Age Group: Teens, Adults, Seniors
Program Type: Arts & Crafts
Event Details:
Join fellow crafters for a fun get-together! Work on your craft, listen to true crime podcasts, and enjoy some snacks. Talk with fellow crafters about your projects and discuss the podcast together. ...