Service Announcement

  • All KCPL locations will close at 5:00 PM on Wednesday, November 23rd and will remain closed Thursday, November 24th and Friday, November 25th for the Thanksgiving holiday.
  • Clendenin Branch hours are changing for the winter.
  • Pop-Up Library Service will end for the season on Wednesday, November 30th.

Upcoming Events

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This event is in the "All Ages" group.

Picture Book Month Challenge!

All Day 11/1 - 11/30
Main Library
Library Branch: Main Library
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Other
Event Details:
November is Picture Book Month, an entire month dedicated to celebrating some of the best children's books of all time. Each KCPL location has set a goal of the number of picture books to be checked out during November. Please help us achieve our goa...

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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 "All Ages" group.

Kindness Club Food Drive

All Day 11/14 - 12/9
Main Library
Library Branch: Main Library
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Other
Event Details:
Help spread kindness by donating nonperishable food items to benefit the Covenant House food pantry. Collection boxes will be located near circulation desks at the Main Library.  Organized by the KCPL Kids' Kindness Club. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Coffee Time

6:00pm - 7:00pm
Elk Valley Branch Library
Library Branch: Elk Valley Branch Library
Room: Elk Valley Meeting Room A/B
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Other
Event Details:
Join us for a fun social hour with simple crafts, games and of course coffee. ...

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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.

This event is in the "All Ages" group.

Holiday Open House

6:00pm - 8:00pm
Clendenin Branch Library
Library Branch: Clendenin Branch Library
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Other
Event Details:
Bring in the holiday season with a celebration at the Clendenin Library.  Help decorate the library's tree, play games, make crafts and enjoy holiday music.  Refreshments provided by the Clendenin Library Advisory Board.  Everyone welc...
This event is in the "Children" group.
This event is in the "Tweens: 10-12 Years" group.

Brick Builders Club

2:30pm - 3:30pm
Cross Lanes Branch Library
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Cross Lanes Branch Library
Room: Cross Lanes Meeting Room
Age Group: Children, Tweens: 10-12 Years
Program Type: STEM, Other
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 10
Event Details:
Join in the fun at the Cross Lanes Branch Library's Brick Builders Club! ...

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 "All Ages" group.

Pictures with Krampus

11:00am - 2:00pm
Sissonville Branch Library
Library Branch: Sissonville Branch Library
Room: Sissonville Meeting Room
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Other
Event Details:
Everyone is always talking about not wanting to be on Santa's Naughty List, but the Sissonville Branch Library knows whose Nice List you REALLY want to be on... the true Bogeyman of Holiday Cheer, The Krampus! Children under the age of 13 may partici...
This event is in the "Family" group.

Holiday Open House: Winter Wonderland

1:00pm - 3:00pm
Riverside Public Library
Library Branch: Riverside Public Library
Age Group: Family
Program Type: Other
Event Details:
Welcome to our Winter Wonderland     Special guests will include The Story Booth Characters (winter edition), Teresa Long with face painting and Heather Henson from Belle Chemical with some cool science experiments. There will...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

It's a Wrap!

10:30am - 7:00pm
St. Albans Branch Library
Library Branch: St. Albans Branch Library
Room: St. Albans Community Room
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Other
Event Details:
Need a little space away from home to wrap your holiday gifts? It's a Wrap! is planned with you in mind. We'll supply tables and a selection of holiday paper, ribbons, gift tags, tape and scissors. You're also welcome to bring your own gift wrap and ...

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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.

This event is in the "All Ages" group.

Holiday Open House

All Day 12/13 - 12/17
Cross Lanes Branch Library
Library Branch: Cross Lanes Branch Library
Age Group: All Ages
Program Type: Holiday, Fundraisers & Book Sales, Other
Event Details:
Celebrate the festive season at the Cross Lanes Branch Library’s Open House! Grab a cup of hot chocolate and browse our used book fundraiser or bid on one of our beautiful book baskets--perfect for gifting! (Bidding ends Saturday, December 17 @ noon....

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.

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.

Teen Time

6:00pm - 7:00pm
Elk Valley Branch Library
Library Branch: Elk Valley Branch Library
Room: Elk Valley Meeting Room A/B
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Arts & Crafts, Gaming Sessions, Other
Event Details:
Teens are invited for Teen Time!  Bring your friends for an evening of fun!  Join us for crafts, snacks and other fun activities.  Stop by the library for more information. ...

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

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.

Tuesday Night Bingo

6:00pm - 7:00pm
Riverside Public Library
Library Branch: Riverside Public Library
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Other
Event Details:
Bingo, Come Play Win. No charge. ...
This event is in the "Tweens: 10-12 Years" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Teens Holiday Party

6:00pm - 7:30pm
Clendenin Branch Library
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Clendenin Branch Library
Room: Clendenin Meeting Room
Age Group: Tweens: 10-12 Years, Teens
Program Type: Other
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 19
Event Details:
Party at the Clendenin Library! Fun games, good food and everybody goes home with a gift!  Bring a friend or two with you. ...
This event is in the "Tweens: 10-12 Years" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Pictures with Krampus

6:00pm - 8:00pm
Dunbar Branch Library
Library Branch: Dunbar Branch Library
Room: Dunbar Meeting Room
Age Group: Tweens: 10-12 Years, Teens, Adults
Program Type: Other
Event Details:
He knows if you've been bad or worse! Come to the Dunbar library on December the 13th for pictures with Santa's evil twin Krampus. Recommended for older children, teens, and adults. ...
This event is in the "Family" group.
This event is in the "All Ages" group.

The Snow Ball

12:00pm - 1:30pm
St. Albans Branch Library
Library Branch: St. Albans Branch Library
Room: St. Albans Community Room
Age Group: Family, All Ages
Program Type: Other
Event Details:
Join us for a Winter celebration!  Buzz Browning of WWSA will be playing our favorite oldies and holiday tunes! Dance along or just enjoy the crafts and games. Light refreshments will be provided by the St. Albans Library Advisory Board. Don't b...

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.

Inclement Weather

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

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

Cross Lanes Winter Spice Club Tasting

6:00pm - 7:00pm
Cross Lanes Branch Library
Registration
Library Branch: Cross Lanes Branch Library
Room: Cross Lanes Meeting Room
Age Group: Adults, Family, Seniors
Program Type: Other
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 16
Event Details:
Sample a selection of tasty dishes made with the spices featured in the October, November, and December Cross Lanes Spice Club kits including: Cinnamon and Honey Milk Lentil Soup with Cardamom Cinnamon Apple Grilled Cheese Sage and Berry ...

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

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.

Betwixt & BeTWEEN

6:00pm - 7:00pm
Dunbar Branch Library
Library Branch: Dunbar Branch Library
Room: Dunbar Meeting Room
Age Group: Tweens: 10-12 Years
Program Type: Other
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 "Family" group.

Dream Big!

All Day
Cross Lanes Branch Library
Library Branch: Cross Lanes Branch Library
Age Group: Family
Program Type: Other
Event Details:
Drop in and create a craft celebrating the life and dream of Martin Luther King Jr. ...
This event is in the "Tweens: 10-12 Years" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Anti-Valentine's Day Party

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, Other
Event Details:
Join us after school for crafts, games, snacks, and more. Whether you are celebrating Pal-entine's Day or avoiding Valentine's Day altogether, we have something for you! ...

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.

Inclement Weather

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

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

Brick Builders Club

2:30pm - 3:30pm
Cross Lanes Branch Library
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Cross Lanes Branch Library
Room: Cross Lanes Meeting Room
Age Group: Children, Tweens: 10-12 Years
Program Type: STEM, Other
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 10
Event Details:
Join in the fun at the Cross Lanes Branch Library's Brick Builders Club! ...

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

Brick Builders Club

2:30pm - 3:30pm
Cross Lanes Branch Library
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Cross Lanes Branch Library
Room: Cross Lanes Meeting Room
Age Group: Children, Tweens: 10-12 Years
Program Type: STEM, Other
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 10
Event Details:
Join in the fun at the Cross Lanes Branch Library's Brick Builders Club! ...

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