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All Day Closed for New Year's Day Holiday
Clendenin Branch Library, Cross Lanes Branch Library, Dunbar Branch Library, Elk Valley Branch Library, Glasgow Branch Library, Main Library, Marmet Branch Library, Mobile Library, Nitro Public Library, Riverside Public Library, Sissonville Branch Library, St. Albans Branch Library

All KCPL locations will be closed all day for New Year's Day.

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ALL MONTH 20 for 20 - Winter Reading Challenge
Clendenin Branch Library, Cross Lanes Branch Library, Dunbar Branch Library, Elk Valley Branch Library, Glasgow Branch Library, Main Library, Marmet Branch Library, Mobile Library, Nitro Public Library, Riverside Public Library, Sissonville Branch Library, St. Albans Branch Library

Start a good habit for 2020! Read 20 minutes a

ALL MONTH Pokemon I-Spy
Main Library

Look for Pokemon with this month's I-Spy! Find all of the pictures, turn in your game sheet at the desk and choose a prize from our treasure chest!
10:30 a.m. Jump into Storytime!
Dunbar Branch Library

Storytime sessions are designed for children up to 5 years of age. Child and caregiver will enjoy stories, songs, rhymes, and much more. Caregivers ar
11:00 a.m. Playgroup
Dunbar Branch Library

Playgroup is a time for your child to socialize and play. The program helps children learn to interact and engage with other children through special
11:00 AM Jump into Storytime
Clendenin Branch Library

Storytime designed for children up to 5 years of age. Child and caregiver will enjoy stories, songs, rhymes, and much more. Caregivers are encouraged
11:00 AM Board Games
Riverside Public Library

Bring a friend and challenge them to a board game or play against other patrons.
11:30 AM Playgroup at the Library
Clendenin Branch Library

All the fun of a traditional playgroup, but none of the fuss! A great opportunity for children to play and interact under caregivers' supervision. Dro
1:15 PM Books 'N' More
Main Library

Preschoolers will love this storytime! We read books, practice rhymes, dance, and make a craft. Afterwards, parents and children can socialize in our
5:30 PM Color and Create
St. Albans Branch Library

Join us for a relaxing evening of coloring and creativity. Bring your imagination and we'll supply the rest! Family.
6:00 PM Movie Night
Riverside Public Library

Come watch a newly-released movie. Free refreshments will be provided.

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ALL MONTH Pokemon I-Spy
Main Library

Look for Pokemon with this month's I-Spy! Find all of the pictures, turn in your game sheet at the desk and choose a prize from our treasure chest!
ALL MONTH 20 for 20 - Winter Reading Challenge
Clendenin Branch Library, Cross Lanes Branch Library, Dunbar Branch Library, Elk Valley Branch Library, Glasgow Branch Library, Main Library, Marmet Branch Library, Mobile Library, Nitro Public Library, Riverside Public Library, Sissonville Branch Library, St. Albans Branch Library

Start a good habit for 2020! Read 20 minutes a

3:30 PM Library Brick Builders Club
St. Albans Branch Library

Use your imagination with the world's most popular building blocks and meet some new friends. Be part of our Construction Crew and earn your Building

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10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Yoga Class
Sissonville Branch Library

Enrich your body and mind during this free yoga class led by Christine Coleman! This class is intended for adults, but ages 16+ may attend with an adu
ALL MONTH 20 for 20 - Winter Reading Challenge
Clendenin Branch Library, Cross Lanes Branch Library, Dunbar Branch Library, Elk Valley Branch Library, Glasgow Branch Library, Main Library, Marmet Branch Library, Mobile Library, Nitro Public Library, Riverside Public Library, Sissonville Branch Library, St. Albans Branch Library

Start a good habit for 2020! Read 20 minutes a

ALL MONTH Pokemon I-Spy
Main Library

Look for Pokemon with this month's I-Spy! Find all of the pictures, turn in your game sheet at the desk and choose a prize from our treasure chest!
10:30 AM Saturday Exploration
St. Albans Branch Library

Play with building bricks, sensory toys, magnets, word games and more. Brush up on your STEM and literacy skills while having fun with your family. Al
10:30 AM Golden Years
Riverside Public Library

Fun-filled activities for seniors with games and crafts.

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ALL MONTH 20 for 20 - Winter Reading Challenge
Clendenin Branch Library, Cross Lanes Branch Library, Dunbar Branch Library, Elk Valley Branch Library, Glasgow Branch Library, Main Library, Marmet Branch Library, Mobile Library, Nitro Public Library, Riverside Public Library, Sissonville Branch Library, St. Albans Branch Library

Start a good habit for 2020! Read 20 minutes a

ALL MONTH Pokemon I-Spy
Main Library

Look for Pokemon with this month's I-Spy! Find all of the pictures, turn in your game sheet at the desk and choose a prize from our treasure chest!

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ALL MONTH 20 for 20 - Winter Reading Challenge
Clendenin Branch Library, Cross Lanes Branch Library, Dunbar Branch Library, Elk Valley Branch Library, Glasgow Branch Library, Main Library, Marmet Branch Library, Mobile Library, Nitro Public Library, Riverside Public Library, Sissonville Branch Library, St. Albans Branch Library

Start a good habit for 2020! Read 20 minutes a

ALL MONTH Pokemon I-Spy
Main Library

Look for Pokemon with this month's I-Spy! Find all of the pictures, turn in your game sheet at the desk and choose a prize from our treasure chest!
3:00 PM Thursday Book Group
Main Library

**Different day this meeting only** This discussion group will enjoy nine books from different genres (novels, short stories, memoir, biography) featu
6:00 PM Adult Crafting Class
Riverside Public Library

Adult Craft Classes are held on the first Monday of each month at 6 p.m.
6:00 PM Hooks and Needles
Elk Valley Branch Library

Join other needle crafters and work on your current project at the library. Bring your own supplies. Beginners through experts welcome. Adults and Tee
6:00 p.m. Snowy Slime!
Dunbar Branch Library

Snowy Slime! We will be making slime and reading about snow. Family Fun Night is an evening of stories and crafts.
6:00 PM Kingdom Krafters: Snowman Globe
St. Albans Branch Library

Create your own winter wonderland inside a snowman globe. Supplies are limited. Registration is required. Registration opens November 4. Adults.

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ALL MONTH 20 for 20 - Winter Reading Challenge
Clendenin Branch Library, Cross Lanes Branch Library, Dunbar Branch Library, Elk Valley Branch Library, Glasgow Branch Library, Main Library, Marmet Branch Library, Mobile Library, Nitro Public Library, Riverside Public Library, Sissonville Branch Library, St. Albans Branch Library

Start a good habit for 2020! Read 20 minutes a

ALL MONTH Pokemon I-Spy
Main Library

Look for Pokemon with this month's I-Spy! Find all of the pictures, turn in your game sheet at the desk and choose a prize from our treasure chest!
ALL DAY I Spy: Snowmen
Cross Lanes Branch Library

Search the library for five hidden snowman pictures. Just grab a game sheet at the front desk and mark off all as you find them. Return the completed
10:00 AM Baby & Me Storytime
Main Library

Storytime program for ages birth-18 months. Babies and caregivers will enjoy books, songs, rhymes, and more in this interactive program. Afterwards st
10:30 AM Born to Read
Nitro Public Library

Storytime for our youngest patrons. Birth-3 with caregiver. Registration required. Registration begins December 24.
3:30 PM Teen Tuesday: Calendar Craft
Cross Lanes Branch Library

Teens and tweens can join us after school on select Tuesdays each month for a variety of fun activities including gaming, crafts, and more. This week
3:45 PM Teen Time
Riverside Public Library

Bring a friend and challenge them to a Wii or board game. Free refreshments will be provided.
5:30 PM Teen Time: Paint Night
Clendenin Branch Library

It's a fun paint extravaganza! Bubble painting, sponge painting, paint on paper, tile and wood. While you paint, enjoy snacks and music. All supplies
6:00 PM Family STEM Night
Sissonville Branch Library

Monthly STEM activity night for the whole family!
6:00 PM Family STEM Night
Sissonville Branch Library

Monthly STEM activity night for the whole family!
6:30 PM St. Albans Writes: Dan Light
St. Albans Branch Library

A professor at Liberty University, Dr. Dan Light will discuss his books, "Ten Fresh Takes" and "West By God Virginia," the latter a home-style patchwo

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3:30 - 4:45 PM Game On!
Sissonville Branch Library

Grab a friend and get in the game! Teens & tweens are invited to meet up at the library for good times, good friends, and gaming. You won't want to mi
ALL DAY I Spy: Snowmen
Cross Lanes Branch Library

Search the library for five hidden snowman pictures. Just grab a game sheet at the front desk and mark off all as you find them. Return the completed
ALL MONTH 20 for 20 - Winter Reading Challenge
Clendenin Branch Library, Cross Lanes Branch Library, Dunbar Branch Library, Elk Valley Branch Library, Glasgow Branch Library, Main Library, Marmet Branch Library, Mobile Library, Nitro Public Library, Riverside Public Library, Sissonville Branch Library, St. Albans Branch Library

Start a good habit for 2020! Read 20 minutes a

ALL MONTH Pokemon I-Spy
Main Library

Look for Pokemon with this month's I-Spy! Find all of the pictures, turn in your game sheet at the desk and choose a prize from our treasure chest!
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM Playgroup
Sissonville Branch Library

Children will have fun playing with others their own age, while adults can relax and chat.
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM Jump into Storytime
Sissonville Branch Library

Storytime sessions are designed for children up to 5 years of age.
10:00 AM Tiny Tots Storytime
Main Library

Toddlers and caregivers will enjoy books, stories, songs, rhymes, and more in this interactive program. Afterwards, stay, play, and socialize in our c
10:30 AM Playgroup at the Library
St. Albans Branch Library

All the fun of a traditional playgroup but with none of the fuss! Drop in to socialize with other families and play with toys reserved just for this a
10:30 AM Rhythm and Rhyme Time
Cross Lanes Branch Library

Get moving at this interactive storytime! Little ones will develop early literacy skills in a fun way with music, dancing, singing and stories.
10:30 AM Jump into Storytime
Elk Valley Branch Library

Storytime sessions are designed for children up to 5 years of age. Adult and child will enjoy stories, songs, rhymes, and more.
10:30 AM Knit a Bit
St. Albans Branch Library

Join other knitters and work on your current project at the library. Bring your own supplies. Beginners through experts welcome. Adults.
10:30 AM Homeschool Day
Riverside Public Library

Learn about research tools and resources. Activities for the whole family.
10:35 AM Playgroup at the Library
Main Library

All the fun of a traditional playgroup but none of the fuss. Drop in to socialize with other families and play with toys reserved just for this age gr
11:00 AM Playgroup
Cross Lanes Branch Library

All the fun of a traditional playgroup but with none of the fuss! Drop in to socialize with other families and play with toys reserved just for this a
11:00 AM Playgroup at the Library
Elk Valley Branch Library

All the fun of a traditional playgroup, but none of the fuss! A great opportunity for children to play and interact under caregivers' supervision. D
12:30 PM Homeschool Day
Clendenin Branch Library

Homeschool families will meet together to learn about the library services and resources and work on a different fun lesson every month. Make new frie
3:30 PM Teens: Roast Club
Main Library

Teens are invited to do their best MST3K impressions for this monthly event! Join us to watch and roast a cheesy movie or TV show. Refreshments provid
6:00 PM Books On Tap
Black Sheep Burritos

Science Fiction/Fantasy Book Group for Adults Only. Meeting at Black Sheep Burrito and Brews, 702 Quarrier Street. This is a book group where adul


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ALL MONTH 20 for 20 - Winter Reading Challenge
Clendenin Branch Library, Cross Lanes Branch Library, Dunbar Branch Library, Elk Valley Branch Library, Glasgow Branch Library, Main Library, Marmet Branch Library, Mobile Library, Nitro Public Library, Riverside Public Library, Sissonville Branch Library, St. Albans Branch Library

Start a good habit for 2020! Read 20 minutes a

ALL MONTH Pokemon I-Spy
Main Library

Look for Pokemon with this month's I-Spy! Find all of the pictures, turn in your game sheet at the desk and choose a prize from our treasure chest!
ALL DAY I Spy: Snowmen
Cross Lanes Branch Library

Search the library for five hidden snowman pictures. Just grab a game sheet at the front desk and mark off all as you find them. Return the completed
10:00 AM Playgroup at the Library
Main Library

All the fun of a traditional playgroup but none of the fuss. Drop in to socialize with other families and play with toys reserved just for this age gr
11:00 AM Board Games
Riverside Public Library

Bring a friend and challenge them to a board game or play against other patrons.
1:00 PM Book Chat
Sissonville Branch Library

Join the library for a lively discussion of popular titles the second Thursday of each month. Please contact the library at (304) 984-2244 for this mo
1:15 PM Books 'N' More
Main Library

Preschoolers will love this storytime! We read books, practice rhymes, dance, and make a craft. Afterwards, parents and children can socialize in our
4:30 PM Teen Book Group
Cross Lanes Branch Library

What are you reading? Meet up at the library and let's talk about it. Refreshments provided by the Cross Lanes Library Advisory Board and the Women's
6:00 PM Relax and Color
Cross Lanes Branch Library

Experience relaxation as you color your cares away. Bring your own materials or use those provided by the Cross Lanes Library Board.
6:00 PM Family Fun: Gingerbread House Party
Elk Valley Branch Library

Feeling the end of the holiday blues? Come join us for a gingerbread house decorating party. All materials and refreshments will be provided. Registra
6:00 PM Edible Crafts
Riverside Public Library

Make some fun crafts and enjoy eating them.

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ALL MONTH Pokemon I-Spy
Main Library

Look for Pokemon with this month's I-Spy! Find all of the pictures, turn in your game sheet at the desk and choose a prize from our treasure chest!
ALL DAY I Spy: Snowmen
Cross Lanes Branch Library

Search the library for five hidden snowman pictures. Just grab a game sheet at the front desk and mark off all as you find them. Return the completed
ALL MONTH 20 for 20 - Winter Reading Challenge
Clendenin Branch Library, Cross Lanes Branch Library, Dunbar Branch Library, Elk Valley Branch Library, Glasgow Branch Library, Main Library, Marmet Branch Library, Mobile Library, Nitro Public Library, Riverside Public Library, Sissonville Branch Library, St. Albans Branch Library

Start a good habit for 2020! Read 20 minutes a

11:00 AM Cross Lanes Book Discussion Group
Cross Lanes Branch Library

Join the Cross Lanes Book Discussion Group to discuss our January selection. The book is available four weeks before our meeting and you can check it

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ALL DAY Make And Take Craft Day
Elk Valley Branch Library

Stop by the library for make and take winter crafts. Work on your crafts at the library or take them home. Choose from several crafts while supplies
ALL MONTH Pokemon I-Spy
Main Library

Look for Pokemon with this month's I-Spy! Find all of the pictures, turn in your game sheet at the desk and choose a prize from our treasure chest!
ALL MONTH 20 for 20 - Winter Reading Challenge
Clendenin Branch Library, Cross Lanes Branch Library, Dunbar Branch Library, Elk Valley Branch Library, Glasgow Branch Library, Main Library, Marmet Branch Library, Mobile Library, Nitro Public Library, Riverside Public Library, Sissonville Branch Library, St. Albans Branch Library

Start a good habit for 2020! Read 20 minutes a

ALL DAY I Spy: Snowmen
Cross Lanes Branch Library

Search the library for five hidden snowman pictures. Just grab a game sheet at the front desk and mark off all as you find them. Return the completed
11:00 AM STEM Saturday
Cross Lanes Branch Library

From circuits and robots to tumbling towers, join us at the library for an exciting adventure!
12:00 PM Teens: Dungeons and Dragons Club
Main Library

ADVENTURERS WANTED! Interested in joining a Dungeons and Dragons club? Never played before? No problem! Join us on the second Saturday of each month f
1:00 PM Family Movie
Clendenin Branch Library

Enjoy a family-friendly movie on a lazy afternoon. Contact the library for the title of the movie. Refreshments will be provided.

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ALL MONTH Pokemon I-Spy
Main Library

Look for Pokemon with this month's I-Spy! Find all of the pictures, turn in your game sheet at the desk and choose a prize from our treasure chest!
ALL MONTH 20 for 20 - Winter Reading Challenge
Clendenin Branch Library, Cross Lanes Branch Library, Dunbar Branch Library, Elk Valley Branch Library, Glasgow Branch Library, Main Library, Marmet Branch Library, Mobile Library, Nitro Public Library, Riverside Public Library, Sissonville Branch Library, St. Albans Branch Library

Start a good habit for 2020! Read 20 minutes a

2:00 PM Lebanon: The Country of My Heart's Desire
Main Library

View Lebanon as seen through the eyes of a native son and a granddaughter of immigrants.  In October, Joe Awad led a 12-day church-sponsored trip to

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ALL MONTH Pokemon I-Spy
Main Library

Look for Pokemon with this month's I-Spy! Find all of the pictures, turn in your game sheet at the desk and choose a prize from our treasure chest!
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM Playgroup
Sissonville Branch Library

Children will have fun playing with others their own age, while adults can relax and chat.
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM Jump into Storytime
Sissonville Branch Library

Storytime sessions are designed for children up to 5 years of age.
ALL MONTH 20 for 20 - Winter Reading Challenge
Clendenin Branch Library, Cross Lanes Branch Library, Dunbar Branch Library, Elk Valley Branch Library, Glasgow Branch Library, Main Library, Marmet Branch Library, Mobile Library, Nitro Public Library, Riverside Public Library, Sissonville Branch Library, St. Albans Branch Library

Start a good habit for 2020! Read 20 minutes a

1:30 PM Shake, Rattle and Read!
Charleston Town Center

Rock out with KCPL librarians in this program celebrating music and movement! Families will enjoy an interactive storytime filled with opportunities t
6:00 PM Hooks and Needles
Elk Valley Branch Library

Join other needle crafters and work on your current project at the library. Bring your own supplies. Beginners through experts welcome. Adults and Tee
6:00 PM In Memoriam: Feminine Rising Presents the Work of Contributor Rachel Hicks
Dunbar Branch Library

Join author Andrea Fekete and others for readings of selections from "Feminine Rising" in memoriam of contributing author Rachel Hicks. Along with Lar
6:00 PM Book Club
Riverside Public Library

The group will meet on the second Monday of each month at 6 p.m. The discussion will be "Cover of Snow" by Jenny Milchman.

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ALL MONTH Pokemon I-Spy
Main Library

Look for Pokemon with this month's I-Spy! Find all of the pictures, turn in your game sheet at the desk and choose a prize from our treasure chest!
ALL MONTH 20 for 20 - Winter Reading Challenge
Clendenin Branch Library, Cross Lanes Branch Library, Dunbar Branch Library, Elk Valley Branch Library, Glasgow Branch Library, Main Library, Marmet Branch Library, Mobile Library, Nitro Public Library, Riverside Public Library, Sissonville Branch Library, St. Albans Branch Library

Start a good habit for 2020! Read 20 minutes a

10:00 AM Baby & Me Storytime
Main Library

Storytime program for ages birth-18 months. Babies and caregivers will enjoy books, songs, rhymes, and more in this interactive program. Afterwards st
10:30 AM Books 'n' More
Riverside Public Library

Storytime program for preschoolers including books, music and a simple craft.
10:30 AM Born to Read
Nitro Public Library

Storytime for our youngest patrons. Birth-3 with caregiver. Registration required. Registration begins December 31.
2:00 PM Sew Simple: Hand Warmers
Cross Lanes Branch Library

Use simple sewing machine techniques to create a set of hand warmers. All materials provided. Those new to sewing machines please arrive at 1:45 p.m.
3:45 PM Teen Time
Riverside Public Library

Bring a friend and challenge them to a Wii or board game. Free refreshments will be provided.
6:00 PM Resume Writing Workshop
Main Library

Learn how you can use library resources to create a professional resume quickly and easily for any job! You'll also learn about the career resources a
6:00 PM Teen Time: Minute to Win it!
Elk Valley Branch Library

Teens are invited to play fun "Minute to Win It" games. Bring your friends and see who comes out a winner. Refreshments provided.

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ALL MONTH 20 for 20 - Winter Reading Challenge
Clendenin Branch Library, Cross Lanes Branch Library, Dunbar Branch Library, Elk Valley Branch Library, Glasgow Branch Library, Main Library, Marmet Branch Library, Mobile Library, Nitro Public Library, Riverside Public Library, Sissonville Branch Library, St. Albans Branch Library

Start a good habit for 2020! Read 20 minutes a

ALL MONTH Pokemon I-Spy
Main Library

Look for Pokemon with this month's I-Spy! Find all of the pictures, turn in your game sheet at the desk and choose a prize from our treasure chest!
10:00 AM Tiny Tots Storytime
Main Library

Toddlers and caregivers will enjoy books, stories, songs, rhymes, and more in this interactive program. Afterwards, stay, play, and socialize in our c
10:30 AM Knit a Bit
St. Albans Branch Library

Join other knitters and work on your current project at the library. Bring your own supplies. Beginners through experts welcome. Adults.
10:30 AM Books and More
St. Albans Branch Library

Storytime programs for preschoolers. Pre-K 3-5 years and caregiver.
10:30 AM Jump Into Storytime
Cross Lanes Branch Library

Storytime designed for children up to 5 years of age. Child and caregiver will enjoy stories, songs, rhymes, and much more. Caregivers are encouraged
10:35 AM Playgroup at the Library
Main Library

All the fun of a traditional playgroup but none of the fuss. Drop in to socialize with other families and play with toys reserved just for this age gr
11:00 AM Kid's Craft Corner
St. Albans Branch Library

A special craft time for preschoolers and their grown-ups. Ages 3-5.
11:00 AM Playgroup
Cross Lanes Branch Library

All the fun of a traditional playgroup but with none of the fuss! Drop in to socialize with other families and play with toys reserved just for this a
3:30 PM Teens: Anime Afternoon
Main Library

Join us in the Teen Zone for an afternoon of anime, crafts, and snacks! This is a teens-only event. Refreshments provided by The Friends of The Libr

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ALL MONTH 20 for 20 - Winter Reading Challenge
Clendenin Branch Library, Cross Lanes Branch Library, Dunbar Branch Library, Elk Valley Branch Library, Glasgow Branch Library, Main Library, Marmet Branch Library, Mobile Library, Nitro Public Library, Riverside Public Library, Sissonville Branch Library, St. Albans Branch Library

Start a good habit for 2020! Read 20 minutes a

ALL MONTH Pokemon I-Spy
Main Library

Look for Pokemon with this month's I-Spy! Find all of the pictures, turn in your game sheet at the desk and choose a prize from our treasure chest!
10:30 a.m. Jump into Storytime!
Dunbar Branch Library

Storytime sessions are designed for children up to 5 years of age. Child and caregiver will enjoy stories, songs, rhymes, and much more. Caregivers ar
11:00 AM Board Games
Riverside Public Library

Bring a friend and challenge them to a board game or play against other patrons.
11:00 a.m. Playgroup
Dunbar Branch Library

Playgroup is a time for your child to socialize and play. The program helps children learn to interact and engage with other children through special
11:00 AM Jump into Storytime
Clendenin Branch Library

Storytime designed for children up to 5 years of age. Child and caregiver will enjoy stories, songs, rhymes, and much more. Caregivers are encouraged
11:30 AM Playgroup at the Library
Clendenin Branch Library

All the fun of a traditional playgroup, but none of the fuss! A great opportunity for children to play and interact under caregivers' supervision. Dro
1:15 PM Books 'N' More
Main Library

Preschoolers will love this storytime! We read books, practice rhymes, dance, and make a craft. Afterwards, parents and children can socialize in our
3:30 PM Healthy Snacks for Hungry Teens
Cross Lanes Branch Library

Learn about some healthy after school snacks you can make yourself. Then enjoy some samples.
5:30 PM Family Fun: All Things Snow
Elk Valley Branch Library

Bring the whole family and enjoy winter activities with us at the library. Come join us for a snow day inside! Learn about snow and even create your
6:00 PM Miniature Cake Decorating
Riverside Public Library

Learn basic cake decorating techniques and decorate your own miniature cakes.
6:00 PM Play to Learn!
St. Albans Branch Library

Families are invited to come play with building bricks, sensory toys, magnets, word games and more. Brush up on your STEM and literacy skills while h
6:00 PM Family Fun Night
Nitro Public Library

Come enjoy an evening of fun with your family with crafts and activities and games. Registration required. Registration begins January 2.
6:00 PM Teen Indoor Snowball Fight
Sissonville Branch Library

All the fun of a snowball fight without the cold! Stop by the library after school to make different kinds of snowballs, figure out the best ways to l

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ALL MONTH 20 for 20 - Winter Reading Challenge
Clendenin Branch Library, Cross Lanes Branch Library, Dunbar Branch Library, Elk Valley Branch Library, Glasgow Branch Library, Main Library, Marmet Branch Library, Mobile Library, Nitro Public Library, Riverside Public Library, Sissonville Branch Library, St. Albans Branch Library

Start a good habit for 2020! Read 20 minutes a

ALL MONTH Pokemon I-Spy
Main Library

Look for Pokemon with this month's I-Spy! Find all of the pictures, turn in your game sheet at the desk and choose a prize from our treasure chest!
3:00 PM-4:00 PM Brick Builders Club
Cross Lanes Branch Library

Join in the fun at the Cross Lanes Branch Library's Brick Builders Club! Sign up to be a member and get a membership card! Get the card stamped at eac

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ALL MONTH 20 for 20 - Winter Reading Challenge
Clendenin Branch Library, Cross Lanes Branch Library, Dunbar Branch Library, Elk Valley Branch Library, Glasgow Branch Library, Main Library, Marmet Branch Library, Mobile Library, Nitro Public Library, Riverside Public Library, Sissonville Branch Library, St. Albans Branch Library

Start a good habit for 2020! Read 20 minutes a

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM Tower of Bricks: Family STEM Program
Main Library

Explore structure, stability, and weight using popular toy building bricks. Who can build the tallest and most stable tower with 65 bricks? Participan
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM Yoga Class
Sissonville Branch Library

Enrich your body and mind during this free yoga class led by Christine Coleman! This class is intended for adults, but ages 16+ may attend with an adu
ALL MONTH Pokemon I-Spy
Main Library

Look for Pokemon with this month's I-Spy! Find all of the pictures, turn in your game sheet at the desk and choose a prize from our treasure chest!

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ALL MONTH 20 for 20 - Winter Reading Challenge
Clendenin Branch Library, Cross Lanes Branch Library, Dunbar Branch Library, Elk Valley Branch Library, Glasgow Branch Library, Main Library, Marmet Branch Library, Mobile Library, Nitro Public Library, Riverside Public Library, Sissonville Branch Library, St. Albans Branch Library

Start a good habit for 2020! Read 20 minutes a

ALL MONTH Pokemon I-Spy
Main Library

Look for Pokemon with this month's I-Spy! Find all of the pictures, turn in your game sheet at the desk and choose a prize from our treasure chest!

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ALL MONTH Pokemon I-Spy
Main Library

Look for Pokemon with this month's I-Spy! Find all of the pictures, turn in your game sheet at the desk and choose a prize from our treasure chest!
ALL DAY Closing
Nitro Public Library

Nitro Library will be closed in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day.
ALL MONTH 20 for 20 - Winter Reading Challenge
Clendenin Branch Library, Cross Lanes Branch Library, Dunbar Branch Library, Elk Valley Branch Library, Glasgow Branch Library, Main Library, Marmet Branch Library, Mobile Library, Nitro Public Library, Riverside Public Library, Sissonville Branch Library, St. Albans Branch Library

Start a good habit for 2020! Read 20 minutes a

1:00 PM to 4:00 PM What's Your Dream?
Main Library

Elementary aged children and their families are invited to join us for crafts, activities, and stories as we celebrate the life and legacy of Dr. Mart
ALL DAY I Spy Hidden Pictures
St. Albans Branch Library

Search for the hidden pictures, then return your completed game sheet to the service desk. Choose a prize from the treasure chest. Children 12 and you
1:00 PM Golden Years
Sissonville Branch Library

Fun-filled afternoon for seniors with games, crafts, and refreshments.
2:00 PM Family Fun: Dare To Dream
Elk Valley Branch Library

Do you dare to dream? In celebration of Martin Luther King Jr. learn more about the man and his dream. We will be making "I Have a Dream" crafts to ho
4:00pm NaNoWriMo! (National Novel Writing Month)
Riverside Public Library

"National Novel Writing Month, or NaNoWriMo, is a fun, seat-of-your-pants approach to creative writing. Valuing enthusiasm, determination, and a deadl
6:00 p.m. Movie Night at the Library!
Dunbar Branch Library

Sit back and enjoy a family movie (rated G or PG) among friends. Popcorn will be provided.
6:00 PM Hooks and Needles
Elk Valley Branch Library

Join other needle crafters and work on your current project at the library. Bring your own supplies. Beginners through experts welcome. Adults and Tee

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ALL DAY I Spy Hidden Pictures
St. Albans Branch Library

Search for the hidden pictures, then return your completed game sheet to the service desk. Choose a prize from the treasure chest. Children 12 and you
ALL MONTH 20 for 20 - Winter Reading Challenge
Clendenin Branch Library, Cross Lanes Branch Library, Dunbar Branch Library, Elk Valley Branch Library, Glasgow Branch Library, Main Library, Marmet Branch Library, Mobile Library, Nitro Public Library, Riverside Public Library, Sissonville Branch Library, St. Albans Branch Library

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12:00 NOON - 6:00 PM School Holiday: drop in for fun
Main Library

Make n' take crafts, activities, scavenger hunt, legos, board games and more.
ALL MONTH Pokemon I-Spy
Main Library

Look for Pokemon with this month's I-Spy! Find all of the pictures, turn in your game sheet at the desk and choose a prize from our treasure chest!
10:00 AM Baby & Me Storytime
Main Library

Storytime program for ages birth-18 months. Babies and caregivers will enjoy books, songs, rhymes, and more in this interactive program. Afterwards st
10:30 AM Born to Read
Nitro Public Library

Storytime for our youngest patrons. Birth-3 with caregiver. Registration required. Registration begins January 7.
11:00 AM Crochet Club
Cross Lanes Branch Library

Join us in the meeting room at the Cross Lanes Branch Library for a weekly gathering to work on your latest project and enjoy the company of other yar
12:00 PM Elk Valley Book Group
Elk Valley Branch Library

Everyone is invited for a discussion of our monthly book. Please check with the library for the title. Copies of the book will be available for check
3:45 PM Teen Time
Riverside Public Library

Bring a friend and challenge them to a Wii or board game. Free refreshments will be provided.
5:30 PM Teen Time: Games
Clendenin Branch Library

All types of games will be available for you to play. From Xbox and Wii to Twister and board games. Bring a friend or two and enjoy the afternoon in
5:30 PM Teen Time: Games
Clendenin Branch Library

All types of games will be available for you to play. From Xbox and Wii to Twister and board games. Bring a friend or two and enjoy the afternoon in
6:00 PM Family Crafts
Glasgow Branch Library

Come learn how to make a fun craft. Crafting class is always the third Tuesday of each month at 6 p.m.
6:00 PM Family Crafts
Glasgow Branch Library

Craft classes are scheduled for the third Tuesday of each month at 6 p.m.
6:00 PM Dreamcatcher
Sissonville Branch Library

Learn about the history of the dreamcatcher (or spider web charm), from its Ojibwe origins to its more modern uses. We will also provide the opportuni
6:00 PM Mandala Rock Painting
Main Library

Paint away the stress by creating mandala designs on rocks! All supplies provided. Registration required. Adults only.

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ALL MONTH Pokemon I-Spy
Main Library

Look for Pokemon with this month's I-Spy! Find all of the pictures, turn in your game sheet at the desk and choose a prize from our treasure chest!
ALL DAY I Spy Hidden Pictures
St. Albans Branch Library

Search for the hidden pictures, then return your completed game sheet to the service desk. Choose a prize from the treasure chest. Children 12 and you
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM Jump into Storytime
Sissonville Branch Library

Storytime sessions are designed for children up to 5 years of age.
ALL MONTH 20 for 20 - Winter Reading Challenge
Clendenin Branch Library, Cross Lanes Branch Library, Dunbar Branch Library, Elk Valley Branch Library, Glasgow Branch Library, Main Library, Marmet Branch Library, Mobile Library, Nitro Public Library, Riverside Public Library, Sissonville Branch Library, St. Albans Branch Library

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11:00 AM - 12:00 PM Playgroup
Sissonville Branch Library

Children will have fun playing with others their own age, while adults can relax and chat.
10:00 AM Tiny Tots Storytime
Main Library

Toddlers and caregivers will enjoy books, stories, songs, rhymes, and more in this interactive program. Afterwards, stay, play, and socialize in our c
10:30 AM Knit a Bit
St. Albans Branch Library

Join other knitters and work on your current project at the library. Bring your own supplies. Beginners through experts welcome. Adults.
10:30 AM I Made it Myself
St. Albans Branch Library

Crafty fun for preschoolers. Come dressed to make a mess! Ages 3-5 and caregiver.
10:30 AM Rhythm and Rhyme Time
Cross Lanes Branch Library

Get moving at this interactive storytime! Little ones will develop early literacy skills in a fun way with music, dancing, singing and stories.
10:30 AM Jump into Storytime
Elk Valley Branch Library

Storytime sessions are designed for children up to 5 years of age. Adult and child will enjoy stories, songs, rhymes, and more.
10:30 AM Born to Read
Riverside Public Library

Storytime program for our youngest patrons.
10:35 AM Playgroup at the Library
Main Library

All the fun of a traditional playgroup but none of the fuss. Drop in to socialize with other families and play with toys reserved just for this age gr
11:00 AM Playgroup
Cross Lanes Branch Library

All the fun of a traditional playgroup but with none of the fuss! Drop in to socialize with other families and play with toys reserved just for this a
11:00 Am Playgroup at the Library
Riverside Public Library

All the fun of a traditional playgroup but none of the fuss. Drop into socialize with other families and play with toys reserved just for this age gr
11:00 AM Playgroup at the Library
Elk Valley Branch Library

All the fun of a traditional playgroup, but none of the fuss! A great opportunity for children to play and interact under caregivers' supervision. D

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ALL DAY I Spy Hidden Pictures
St. Albans Branch Library

Search for the hidden pictures, then return your completed game sheet to the service desk. Choose a prize from the treasure chest. Children 12 and you
ALL MONTH Pokemon I-Spy
Main Library

Look for Pokemon with this month's I-Spy! Find all of the pictures, turn in your game sheet at the desk and choose a prize from our treasure chest!
ALL MONTH 20 for 20 - Winter Reading Challenge
Clendenin Branch Library, Cross Lanes Branch Library, Dunbar Branch Library, Elk Valley Branch Library, Glasgow Branch Library, Main Library, Marmet Branch Library, Mobile Library, Nitro Public Library, Riverside Public Library, Sissonville Branch Library, St. Albans Branch Library

Start a good habit for 2020! Read 20 minutes a

10:00 AM Playgroup at the Library
Main Library

All the fun of a traditional playgroup but none of the fuss. Drop in to socialize with other families and play with toys reserved just for this age gr
11:00 AM Board Games
Riverside Public Library

Bring a friend and challenge them to a board game or play against other patrons.
1:15 PM Books 'N' More
Main Library

Preschoolers will love this storytime! We read books, practice rhymes, dance, and make a craft. Afterwards, parents and children can socialize in our
5:30 pm Off the Hook
Dunbar Branch Library

"Off the Hook" is a knitting and crochet group that meets in the Dunbar Branch Library's large meeting room every fourth Thursday at 5:30 p.m. Beginne
6:00 PM Brick Builders
Riverside Public Library

A large assortment of plastic bricks will be available for patrons to make their own design. Work alone or in groups to build one of our models.
6:30 PM Sissonville Cookbook Club
Sissonville Branch Library

Experiment with different recipes and taste new flavors! Here's how to participate: 1. Check out a cookbook or cooking magazine. 2. Test out a rec

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ALL MONTH Pokemon I-Spy
Main Library

Look for Pokemon with this month's I-Spy! Find all of the pictures, turn in your game sheet at the desk and choose a prize from our treasure chest!
ALL MONTH 20 for 20 - Winter Reading Challenge
Clendenin Branch Library, Cross Lanes Branch Library, Dunbar Branch Library, Elk Valley Branch Library, Glasgow Branch Library, Main Library, Marmet Branch Library, Mobile Library, Nitro Public Library, Riverside Public Library, Sissonville Branch Library, St. Albans Branch Library

Start a good habit for 2020! Read 20 minutes a

ALL DAY I Spy Hidden Pictures
St. Albans Branch Library

Search for the hidden pictures, then return your completed game sheet to the service desk. Choose a prize from the treasure chest. Children 12 and you

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ALL MONTH Pokemon I-Spy
Main Library

Look for Pokemon with this month's I-Spy! Find all of the pictures, turn in your game sheet at the desk and choose a prize from our treasure chest!
ALL MONTH 20 for 20 - Winter Reading Challenge
Clendenin Branch Library, Cross Lanes Branch Library, Dunbar Branch Library, Elk Valley Branch Library, Glasgow Branch Library, Main Library, Marmet Branch Library, Mobile Library, Nitro Public Library, Riverside Public Library, Sissonville Branch Library, St. Albans Branch Library

Start a good habit for 2020! Read 20 minutes a

ALL DAY I Spy Hidden Pictures
St. Albans Branch Library

Search for the hidden pictures, then return your completed game sheet to the service desk. Choose a prize from the treasure chest. Children 12 and you
10:30 AM Slimy Saturday
St. Albans Branch Library

Mix up a little batch of slime and choose your own mix-ins. Ages 6 to 12 and caregiver. There is a limit of 10 participants and registration is requir
11:00 AM Family Storytime: Kids' Yoga
Main Library

Join us at the Main Library Children's Department for a fun family storytime! We'll be learning some basic yoga moves that children can do, discussing
1:00 PM Family Movie
Clendenin Branch Library

Enjoy a family-friendly movie on a lazy afternoon. Contact the library for the title of the movie. Refreshments will be provided.

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ALL MONTH Pokemon I-Spy
Main Library

Look for Pokemon with this month's I-Spy! Find all of the pictures, turn in your game sheet at the desk and choose a prize from our treasure chest!
ALL MONTH 20 for 20 - Winter Reading Challenge
Clendenin Branch Library, Cross Lanes Branch Library, Dunbar Branch Library, Elk Valley Branch Library, Glasgow Branch Library, Main Library, Marmet Branch Library, Mobile Library, Nitro Public Library, Riverside Public Library, Sissonville Branch Library, St. Albans Branch Library

Start a good habit for 2020! Read 20 minutes a

2:00 PM WWI Smithsonian Institution Exhibit and Movie
Main Library

See the Smithsonian Institution's traveling exhibit, World War I: Lessons and Legacies for Libraries and watch the related Peter Jackson film, "They S

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10:30 AM - 11:00 AM Jump into Storytime
Sissonville Branch Library

Storytime sessions are designed for children up to 5 years of age.
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM Playgroup
Sissonville Branch Library

Children will have fun playing with others their own age, while adults can relax and chat.
ALL MONTH Pokemon I-Spy
Main Library

Look for Pokemon with this month's I-Spy! Find all of the pictures, turn in your game sheet at the desk and choose a prize from our treasure chest!
ALL MONTH 20 for 20 - Winter Reading Challenge
Clendenin Branch Library, Cross Lanes Branch Library, Dunbar Branch Library, Elk Valley Branch Library, Glasgow Branch Library, Main Library, Marmet Branch Library, Mobile Library, Nitro Public Library, Riverside Public Library, Sissonville Branch Library, St. Albans Branch Library

Start a good habit for 2020! Read 20 minutes a

6:00 PM Hooks and Needles
Elk Valley Branch Library

Join other needle crafters and work on your current project at the library. Bring your own supplies. Beginners through experts welcome. Adults and Tee

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ALL MONTH 20 for 20 - Winter Reading Challenge
Clendenin Branch Library, Cross Lanes Branch Library, Dunbar Branch Library, Elk Valley Branch Library, Glasgow Branch Library, Main Library, Marmet Branch Library, Mobile Library, Nitro Public Library, Riverside Public Library, Sissonville Branch Library, St. Albans Branch Library

Start a good habit for 2020! Read 20 minutes a

ALL MONTH Pokemon I-Spy
Main Library

Look for Pokemon with this month's I-Spy! Find all of the pictures, turn in your game sheet at the desk and choose a prize from our treasure chest!
10:00 AM Baby & Me Storytime
Main Library

Storytime program for ages birth-18 months. Babies and caregivers will enjoy books, songs, rhymes, and more in this interactive program. Afterwards st
10:30 AM Born to Read
Nitro Public Library

Storytime for our youngest patrons. Birth-3 with caregiver. Registration required. Registration begins January 14.
11:00 AM Crochet Club
Cross Lanes Branch Library

Join us in the meeting room at the Cross Lanes Branch Library for a weekly gathering to work on your latest project and enjoy the company of other yar
1:30 PM Adult Crafternoon: Valentine's Wreath
Elk Valley Branch Library

Adults are invited to learn how to create a Valentine's wreath. All materials provided. Registration begins January 2.
3:30 PM Teen Tuesday: Circuit Circus
Cross Lanes Branch Library

Teens and tweens can join us after school on select Tuesdays each month for a variety of fun activities including gaming, crafts, and more. This week
3:45 PM Teen Time
Riverside Public Library

Bring a friend and challenge them to a Wii or board game. Free refreshments will be provided.
6:00 PM Family Fun: Indoor Camping
Clendenin Branch Library

Enjoy camping even when it's cold outside. Hear stories, sing campfire songs, make a craft and eat s'mores!
6:00 PM Teen Game Night
Elk Valley Branch Library

Teens are invited for an evening of games. We will have Xbox games, interactive games, plus some fun board games to pick from. There will also be sn
6:00 PM St. Albans Book Group
St. Albans Branch Library

Join Book Group members for a discussion of a designated title. Copies of the book are available for checkout from the circulation desk. New members a

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3:30 - 4:45 PM Game On!
Sissonville Branch Library

Grab a friend and get in the game! Teens & tweens are invited to meet up at the library for good times, good friends, and gaming. You won't want to mi
ALL MONTH 20 for 20 - Winter Reading Challenge
Clendenin Branch Library, Cross Lanes Branch Library, Dunbar Branch Library, Elk Valley Branch Library, Glasgow Branch Library, Main Library, Marmet Branch Library, Mobile Library, Nitro Public Library, Riverside Public Library, Sissonville Branch Library, St. Albans Branch Library

Start a good habit for 2020! Read 20 minutes a

ALL MONTH 20 for 20 - Winter Reading Challenge
Clendenin Branch Library, Cross Lanes Branch Library, Dunbar Branch Library, Elk Valley Branch Library, Glasgow Branch Library, Main Library, Marmet Branch Library, Mobile Library, Nitro Public Library, Riverside Public Library, Sissonville Branch Library, St. Albans Branch Library

Start a good habit for 2020! Read 20 minutes a

ALL MONTH Pokemon I-Spy
Main Library

Look for Pokemon with this month's I-Spy! Find all of the pictures, turn in your game sheet at the desk and choose a prize from our treasure chest!
10:00 AM Tiny Tots Storytime
Main Library

Toddlers and caregivers will enjoy books, stories, songs, rhymes, and more in this interactive program. Afterwards, stay, play, and socialize in our c
10:30 AM Discovery Play
Elk Valley Branch Library

Join us for some fun, hands-on sensory activities and craft projects especially for little ones. Children from birth to 5 years of age and their favor
10:30 AM Knit a Bit
St. Albans Branch Library

Join other knitters and work on your current project at the library. Bring your own supplies. Beginners through experts welcome. Adults.
10:35 AM Playgroup at the Library
Main Library

All the fun of a traditional playgroup but none of the fuss. Drop in to socialize with other families and play with toys reserved just for this age gr
11:00 AM Playgroup
Cross Lanes Branch Library

All the fun of a traditional playgroup but with none of the fuss! Drop in to socialize with other families and play with toys reserved just for this a
11:30 AM Mall Book Group
Charleston Town Center, Main Library

Join us at the Charleston Town Center Panera Bread® on the last Wednesday of every month, 11:30 a.m. to discuss a different book. Copies of the book
3:30 PM Teens: DIY Bird Feeders
Main Library

It's cold out and birds are hungry! We'll be making homemade bird feeders to hang outside for all the hungry animals.

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ALL MONTH 20 for 20 - Winter Reading Challenge
Clendenin Branch Library, Cross Lanes Branch Library, Dunbar Branch Library, Elk Valley Branch Library, Glasgow Branch Library, Main Library, Marmet Branch Library, Mobile Library, Nitro Public Library, Riverside Public Library, Sissonville Branch Library, St. Albans Branch Library

Start a good habit for 2020! Read 20 minutes a

ALL MONTH Pokemon I-Spy
Main Library

Look for Pokemon with this month's I-Spy! Find all of the pictures, turn in your game sheet at the desk and choose a prize from our treasure chest!
11:00 AM Board Games
Riverside Public Library

Bring a friend and challenge them to a board game or play against other patrons.
1:15 PM Books 'N' More
Main Library

Preschoolers will love this storytime! We read books, practice rhymes, dance, and make a craft. Afterwards, parents and children can socialize in our
6:00 PM Adults & Crafts: Marbled Wine Glasses
Sissonville Branch Library

Impress your guests with stunning marbled wine glasses, crafted by your own hand. All supplies will be provided and space is limited. Registration ope
6:00 PM Family Fun: Winter Craft Night
Elk Valley Branch Library

Bring your imagination inside for a fun evening of crafts! Samples will be on display at the library. Registration begins January 7.
6:00 PM Art at the Library
Riverside Public Library

Children will use watercolor to create their own masterpiece.
6:00 PM Craft and a Movie
Cross Lanes Branch Library

Create a quick craft before enjoying a family friendly movie. Popcorn and pop provided by the Cross Lanes Library Advisory Board. Call the library at

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ALL MONTH 20 for 20 - Winter Reading Challenge
Clendenin Branch Library, Cross Lanes Branch Library, Dunbar Branch Library, Elk Valley Branch Library, Glasgow Branch Library, Main Library, Marmet Branch Library, Mobile Library, Nitro Public Library, Riverside Public Library, Sissonville Branch Library, St. Albans Branch Library

Start a good habit for 2020! Read 20 minutes a

ALL MONTH Pokemon I-Spy
Main Library

Look for Pokemon with this month's I-Spy! Find all of the pictures, turn in your game sheet at the desk and choose a prize from our treasure chest!
2:00 PM Golden Years
St. Albans Branch Library

Come join us for an afternoon of fun filled games at the St. Albans Branch Library. Seniors and their families are invited to enjoy an entertaining ho

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