From free snacks and Wi-Fi hotspots, to reading programs and curated bags of board books, KCPL can connect parents and caregivers with a variety of library and community resources.
Some of Our Services:
- Events & Classes
- Free Snacks from Backpack Blessings
- Free Online Tutoring via Tutor.com
- Streaming Services
- Homeschooling Resources
- Board Books for New Parents
- Summer Library Club
- 1000 Books Before Kindergarten
- ... and more!
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: email@example.com
Project OWL (Open Worlds of Learning) is an early literacy initiative developed by KCPL to connect babies and young children with books.
Parents and guardians can check out OWL bags pre-filled with a variety of engaging board books.
Call 304-343-4646 or stop by any KCPL branch library to sign up and check out an OWL bag for free.
1000 Books Before Kindergarten
We invite you to read 1,000 books with your child before kindergarten.
Click the button below to get started today.
Scholastic Teachables is an online database of tens of thousands of searchable and printable educational materials.
Created by teachers and precisely leveled, our high‑quality, ready‑to‑use
resources support parents preparing kids for kindergarten readiness, homeschool teachers and learners from Pre‑K to grade 6, and young patrons who need extra skills practice.
Connect Child Care Resource & Referral
Determines eligibility for government-subsidized child care, recruits child care providers, and trains and educates child care providers.
The mission of WV Health Right is to provide quality medical, dental, pharmaceutical, and health education services to those who need help.
Healthy Grandfamilies is a free initiative led by West Virginia State University to provide information and resources to grandparents who are raising one or more grandchildren.
Kanawha County Schools
Kanawha County Schools (KCS) is the largest school system in West Virginia. The district serves over 28,000 students.
Legal Aid of West Virginia
Provides civil legal services, behavioral health advocacy, and long-term care and eldercare legal assistance.
Schoenbaum Family Enrichment Center
Big Brothers Big Sisters, Charleston Childcare and Learning Center, WV Birth to Three, WV Career Transition Services, and other programs.
United Way 2-1-1
Find local information about food, shelter, emergency and disaster relief, employment and education opportunities, veteran services, health.
Women's Health Center of West Virginia
Non-profit health center providing the full range of women's reproductive health services and gynecological care