Service Announcement

  • Cross Lanes Branch will be closed Friday, July 1 for repairs.
  • All KCPL locations will be closed Monday, July 4 for the Independence Day Holiday and will reopen Tuesday, July 5.
  • Main's Study Rooms will be unavailable Tuesday, July 5 through Friday, July 8 due to a technology install.
  • Main's Drive-Up Window will be closed from July 18 through August 8.
  • Due to staffing restrictions, we are unable to provide Pop-Up Library Service at the Booker T. Washington Community Center for the month of July. Service will continue at the Tompkins House.

Kanawha County Public Library Announces the Launch of Its New Website

The Kanawha County Public Library system is excited to announce the launch of its newly redesigned website: kcpls.org. This streamlined, modern design offers easy navigation with a user-friendly interface, faster load times and engaging content to help patrons better discover KCPL’s collections and services.

“We have listened to feedback from our patrons and staff about how they use KCPL’s website and what features they would like to see included,” said Library Director Erika Connelly. “Their input helped guide us to craft a website that will meet the unique needs of our community.”

Online Resources – Discover an extensive collection of digital resources at your fingertips- searchable by keyword, type, category and audience age. Genealogy and local history, government information, grant and nonprofit resources and community resources are conveniently located in the top navigation bar.

Accessibility – Built with accessibility in mind, KCPL’s new site includes features such as expanded alternative text for screen readers, improved color contrast and a responsive design for multiple devices and screen sizes.

Room Reservations Apply online to reserve a meeting or study space at a local branch. Patrons can find the perfect room to meet their needs by searching for available rooms by location or date.

Events Calendar – Request reminders for events, add events to personal Google or Apple calendars, share events directly to social media, customize the calendar view and much more with a new calendar system.


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