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.

Riverside Public Library Closes Due to Summer Construction

The Riverside Public Library will be closed beginning July 25th due to construction as Riverside High School undergoes renovations this summer. The branch’s last day of operation will be Saturday, July 24th. The library is expected to reopen in October. All items checked out from Riverside Public Library that would be due during the closure will have an extended due date of October 4th. Mobile Library service will not be impacted, and service will continue as currently scheduled. The Mobile Library can still be reached by calling 304-949-2400.

“The Glasgow and Marmet Branch Libraries are going to offer extended service hours during Riverside’s closure so we can continue to meet the needs of patrons in our area,” said Riverside Manager Anthony DeMinico. “We’re also looking forward to offering small outdoor events at Marmet and the Mobile Library.”

Glasgow Branch Library Schedule

Monday: 10 a.m. – 8 p.m.
Tuesday: 10 a.m. – 8 p.m.
Wednesday: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Thursday-Sunday: Closed

Marmet Branch Library Schedule

Sunday-Monday: Closed
Tuesday: 10 a.m. – 8 p.m.
Wednesday: Closed
Thursday: 10 a.m. – 8 p.m.
Friday: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Saturday: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.

About the Kanawha County Public Library

The Kanawha County Public Library is the largest public library system in West Virginia. The Main Library in downtown Charleston and its 9 branch libraries and Mobile Library serve more than 92,000 card holders. While most of the library patrons reside in Kanawha and Putnam Counties, residents from all 55 West Virginia counties are represented in the cardholder database. Patron visits to all libraries in the system total nearly 340,000 per year, and approximately 750,000 library items circulate in a year’s time. Nearly all KCPL library services are FREE to the public. For more information about the Kanawha County Public Library, please visit us online at

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