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ALL MONTH Monster I-Spy
Main Library

Get ready for Halloween by participating in our Monster I-Spy! Search the Children's Department for pictures of not-so-scary monsters. Once you've fou
ALL WEEK Fine Free Week
Clendenin Branch Library, Cross Lanes Branch Library, Dunbar Branch Library, Elk Valley Branch Library, Glasgow Branch Library, Main Library, Marmet Branch Library, Nitro Public Library, Riverside Public Library, Sissonville Branch Library, St. Albans Branch Library

All KCPL locations will observe Fine Free Week September 30 - October 5. During this time patrons may return overdue items to any KCPL location and no
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM Cross Lanes 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
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 September 17.
3:45 P.M. Teen Time
Riverside Public Library

Bring a friend and challenge them to a Wii or board game.
6:00 PM Family Bingo Night
Sissonville Branch Library

Come join us for Bingo fun for the whole family! There will be prizes for the winners, and fun for everyone.
6:30 p.m. St. Albans Writes: Dr. W. Joseph Wyatt
St. Albans Branch Library

Dr. W. Joseph Wyatt is a 1965 graduate of Saint Albans High School. In addition to his op-ed contributions to local papers, Dr. Wyatt, a forensic psy

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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.
ALL WEEK Fine Free Week
Clendenin Branch Library, Cross Lanes Branch Library, Dunbar Branch Library, Elk Valley Branch Library, Glasgow Branch Library, Main Library, Marmet Branch Library, Nitro Public Library, Riverside Public Library, Sissonville Branch Library, St. Albans Branch Library

All KCPL locations will observe Fine Free Week September 30 - October 5. During this time patrons may return overdue items to any KCPL location and no
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
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 Monster I-Spy
Main Library

Get ready for Halloween by participating in our Monster I-Spy! Search the Children's Department for pictures of not-so-scary monsters. Once you've fou
10:00 AM Tiny Tots Storytime
Main Library

Storytime program for ages 18-36 months. Toddlers and caregivers will enjoy books, stories, songs, rhymes, and much more in this interactive program e
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
10:30 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
St. Albans Branch Library

Storytime programs for our youngest patrons. Birth-36 months and caregiver.
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.
11:00 AM Playgroup @ the Library
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

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ALL MONTH Monster I-Spy
Main Library

Get ready for Halloween by participating in our Monster I-Spy! Search the Children's Department for pictures of not-so-scary monsters. Once you've fou
ALL WEEK Fine Free Week
Clendenin Branch Library, Cross Lanes Branch Library, Dunbar Branch Library, Elk Valley Branch Library, Glasgow Branch Library, Main Library, Marmet Branch Library, Nitro Public Library, Riverside Public Library, Sissonville Branch Library, St. Albans Branch Library

All KCPL locations will observe Fine Free Week September 30 - October 5. During this time patrons may return overdue items to any KCPL location and no
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 A.M. Board Games
Riverside Public Library

Bring a friend and challenge them to a board game or play against other patrons.
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 @ 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
3:00 PM Thursday Book Group
Main Library

This discussion group will enjoy nine books from different genres (novels, short stories, memoir, biography) featuring literary giants such as Hemingw
4:00 PM Do Us a Flavor
Sissonville Branch Library

Join us on a journey to flavortown at the library! Quirky flavors will battle it out in a snack showdown at this event. Taste test a variety of unique
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 Monster I-Spy
Main Library

Get ready for Halloween by participating in our Monster I-Spy! Search the Children's Department for pictures of not-so-scary monsters. Once you've fou
ALL WEEK Fine Free Week
Clendenin Branch Library, Cross Lanes Branch Library, Dunbar Branch Library, Elk Valley Branch Library, Glasgow Branch Library, Main Library, Marmet Branch Library, Nitro Public Library, Riverside Public Library, Sissonville Branch Library, St. Albans Branch Library

All KCPL locations will observe Fine Free Week September 30 - October 5. During this time patrons may return overdue items to any KCPL location and no
10:00 AM West Virginia Book Festival Writing Workshop by Andrea Brunais
Charleston Coliseum & Convention Center

"Editing, Vital to a Book's Acceptance: Tips from a Pro" with Andrea Brunais *Participants should bring a sample of their work. Registration is requir
10:00 AM West Virginia Book Festival Writing Workshop by Brett Armstrong
Charleston Coliseum & Convention Center

"Forming the Future: Building a World of a Fictional Tomorrow" with Brett Armstrong. Registration is required and is limited to 65 participants. For m
1:00 PM West Virginia Book Festival Writing Workshop by Stewart Goodwin
Charleston Coliseum & Convention Center

"Your Life Is a Story"

In this workshop, Stewart Goodwin walks participants through the process of exploring their personal experiences and

1:00 P.M. West Virginia Book Festival Writing Workshop by Robert Fouch
Charleston Coliseum & Convention Center

"So You Want to Write a Children's Book?" with Robert Fouch. Registration is required and is limited to 65 participants. For more information about th
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
3:30 PM Maker Break: Marble Mazes
Cross Lanes Branch Library

Unwind from a long week at school on the first Friday of each month as we feature fun activities and challenges that promote science, technology, engi

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ALL MONTH Monster I-Spy
Main Library

Get ready for Halloween by participating in our Monster I-Spy! Search the Children's Department for pictures of not-so-scary monsters. Once you've fou
10:30 AM - 11:30 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 WEEK Fine Free Week
Clendenin Branch Library, Cross Lanes Branch Library, Dunbar Branch Library, Elk Valley Branch Library, Glasgow Branch Library, Main Library, Marmet Branch Library, Nitro Public Library, Riverside Public Library, Sissonville Branch Library, St. Albans Branch Library

All KCPL locations will observe Fine Free Week September 30 - October 5. During this time patrons may return overdue items to any KCPL location and no
9:00 AM West Virginia Book Festival Writing Workshop by Valerie Nieman
Charleston Coliseum & Convention Center

"Where Do You Get Your Crazy Ideas?" with Valerie Nieman. Registration is required and is limited to 100 participants. For more information about the
10:30 AM Golden Years
Riverside Public Library

Fun-filled activities for seniors with games and crafts.

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

Storytime sessions are designed for children up to 5 years of age.
ALL DAY Teens: Creative Crafts
Main Library

Each Monday we will have a new craft available for teens to create! Stop by Zone 4 each Monday to try out a new craft.
ALL MONTH Monster I-Spy
Main Library

Get ready for Halloween by participating in our Monster I-Spy! Search the Children's Department for pictures of not-so-scary monsters. Once you've fou
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
6:00 p.m. Family Fun Night: Sculpting Fun!
Dunbar Branch Library

Sculpt an air dry clay creation creature while listening to spooky stories. We will be sculpting spooky creatures and letting them dry at the librar
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 Adult Crafting Class
Riverside Public Library

Rock painting! All materials provided.
6:00 PM Kingdom Krafters: Pumpkin Painting on Canvas
St. Albans Branch Library

Create a lovely fall themed guided painting on canvas. Supplies are limited. Registration is required. Adults.

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11:00 AM - 1:00 PM Cross Lanes 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
ALL MONTH Monster I-Spy
Main Library

Get ready for Halloween by participating in our Monster I-Spy! Search the Children's Department for pictures of not-so-scary monsters. Once you've fou
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 September 24.
10:30 AM Books 'N' More
Riverside Public Library

Storytime program for preschoolers including books, music and a simple craft.
12:00 PM Golden Years
Clendenin Branch Library

Seniors are invited to enjoy a fun-filled afternoon of crafts, music and games. This includes Bingo and prizes. Light refreshments provided. Seniors.
3:45 PM Teen Time
Riverside Public Library

Bring a friend and challenge them to a Wii or board game.
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

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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
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 Monster I-Spy
Main Library

Get ready for Halloween by participating in our Monster I-Spy! Search the Children's Department for pictures of not-so-scary monsters. Once you've fou
10:00 AM Tiny Tots Storytime
Main Library

Storytime program for ages 18-36 months. Toddlers and caregivers will enjoy books, stories, songs, rhymes, and much more in this interactive program e
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 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 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 Homeschool Day
Riverside Public Library

Learn about research tools and resources. Activities for the whole family.
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
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
11:00 AM Playgroup @ the Library
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
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

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ALL MONTH Monster I-Spy
Main Library

Get ready for Halloween by participating in our Monster I-Spy! Search the Children's Department for pictures of not-so-scary monsters. Once you've fou
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 A.M. Board Games
Riverside Public Library

Bring a friend and challenge them to a board game or play against other patrons.
12:00 PM Clendenin Library Book Group
Clendenin Branch Library

Join our Book Group for a discussion of "The Unquiet Grave" by Sharyn McCrumb. Bring a bag lunch if you want; we'll provide drinks and snacks. Copies
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
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
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 Water: The Source of Life (STEM)
Riverside Public Library

Learn all the ways in which we utilize freshwater and the importance of maintaining clean sources of water. Afterwards, participants will learn how t
6:00 pm Family STEM Night: Leap into Science
Elk Valley Branch Library

Behold the power of the wind. From a light breeze to a gale, we will explore and experience the power of the wind, and the science behind it. Leap In
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 Let's Get Cooking!
Dunbar Branch Library

Do you love cooking and looking at different cookbooks and recipes? Let’s Get Cooking meets the second Thursday of every month at 6 p.m. in the Dun
6:30 PM Our Library: The Hub of the Community
St. Albans Branch Library

Get involved with St. Albans civic organizations and learn more about what they have to offer you. Sponsored by the St. Albans Branch Library Advisory

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ALL MONTH Monster I-Spy
Main Library

Get ready for Halloween by participating in our Monster I-Spy! Search the Children's Department for pictures of not-so-scary monsters. Once you've fou
11:00 AM Cross Lanes Book Discussion Group
Cross Lanes Branch Library

Join the Cross Lanes Book Discussion Group to discuss "Where'd You Go, Bernadette?" by Maria Semple. The book is available four weeks before our meeti
1:00 PM Crafternoon: Paper Marbling
Cross Lanes Branch Library

Learn the Japanese "suminagashi" technique and create beautifully marbled paper pieces. This program is free of charge and all supplies will be provid

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ALL MONTH Monster I-Spy
Main Library

Get ready for Halloween by participating in our Monster I-Spy! Search the Children's Department for pictures of not-so-scary monsters. Once you've fou
10:00 AM Stop the Bleed
Main Library

Learn how to stop the bleed. Uncontrolled bleeding is the number one cause of preventable death from trauma. This training is offered in partnership w
10:00 AM Saturday Morning Cartoons
Cross Lanes Branch Library

Relive the simple pleasures of childhood with this Saturday morning throwback that's fun for the whole family! Drop by any time between 10 a.m. and 12
11:00 AM Autumn Collage
St. Albans Branch Library

Picture a crisp fall day or a chilly, spooky night: pumpkins, falling leaves, apple cider, frosty mornings and all the other delights of the season. S

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ALL MONTH Monster I-Spy
Main Library

Get ready for Halloween by participating in our Monster I-Spy! Search the Children's Department for pictures of not-so-scary monsters. Once you've fou
2:30 PM Award-Winning Cosplay/Belly Dance Troupe: Final Form Fusion
Main Library

Final Form Fusion is an award-winning troupe of professionally trained belly dancers brought together by a longing to express their mutual love of gee

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ALL MONTH Monster I-Spy
Main Library

Get ready for Halloween by participating in our Monster I-Spy! Search the Children's Department for pictures of not-so-scary monsters. Once you've fou
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 DAY Closed
Dunbar Branch Library

The Dunbar Branch Library will be closed all day due to construction. We apologize for any inconvenience.
ALL DAY CLOSED
Nitro Public Library

Closed in observance of Columbus Day.
ALL DAY Teens: Creative Crafts
Main Library

Each Monday we will have a new craft available for teens to create! Stop by Zone 4 each Monday to try out a new craft.
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM Jump into Storytime
Sissonville Branch Library

Storytime sessions are designed for children up to 5 years of age.
6:00 PM Creepy Light Up Mason Jars
St. Albans Branch Library

Celebrate Halloween by making these creepy mason jars. Registration required, limited to 12 participants. Registration starts September 10.
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 Book Lovers Unite: A Book Discussion Group
Riverside Public Library

The group will meet on the second Monday of each month at 6 p.m. The discussion will be "Radium Girls" by Kate Moore. Copies are available for checkou

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ALL MONTH Monster I-Spy
Main Library

Get ready for Halloween by participating in our Monster I-Spy! Search the Children's Department for pictures of not-so-scary monsters. Once you've fou
All Day I Spy Ghosts
Cross Lanes Branch Library

Spooky specters have appeared in our library! Five ghosts are hiding in the library, find them all and earn a prize. Game sheets available at the fron
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM Cross Lanes 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
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
12:00 PM Elk Valley Book Group
Elk Valley Branch Library

Everyone is invited for a discussion of the book "Dear Mrs. Bird" by A.J. Pearce. Copies of the book are available for checkout from the circulation d
3:45 PM Teen Time
Riverside Public Library

Bring a friend and challenge them to a Wii or board game.
5:30 PM Halloween Family Movie Night
Sissonville Branch Library

Relax and enjoy a Halloween family-friendly movie to get you in the mood for the holiday. There will be enough popcorn and scares for everyone!
6:00 PM Sew Simple
Elk Valley Branch Library

Adults are invited to learn the basics at this introductory sewing machine class. Use one of the library's new sewing machines or if you have one, bri
6 p.m. 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 Teen Time: Make a Mask
Clendenin Branch Library

Prepare for the Halloween season by making a mask. There will be a variety of materials available -- from paper, cardboard, and paint to papier mache
6:30 PM Taste Test Tuesday: The Ultimate Crunchdown
St. Albans Branch Library

Are you a fan of crispy, crunchy corn chips? Still trying to decide on your favorite variety? To dip or not to dip? And if you dare to dip, are you to

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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.
ALL MONTH Monster I-Spy
Main Library

Get ready for Halloween by participating in our Monster I-Spy! Search the Children's Department for pictures of not-so-scary monsters. Once you've fou
All Day I Spy Ghosts
Cross Lanes Branch Library

Spooky specters have appeared in our library! Five ghosts are hiding in the library, find them all and earn a prize. Game sheets available at the fron
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.
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
10:00 AM Tiny Tots Storytime
Main Library

Storytime program for ages 18-36 months. Toddlers and caregivers will enjoy books, stories, songs, rhymes, and much more in this interactive program e
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 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
10:30 AM Books 'n' More
St. Albans Branch Library

Storytime programs for preschoolers. Pre-K 3-5 years and caregiver.
11:00 AM Playgroup @ the Library
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 Kid's Craft Corner
St. Albans Branch Library

A special craft time for preschoolers and their grown-up. Ages 3-5.
4:00 PM Teen Movie
Nitro Public Library

Quick! Grab a friend and come in for a movie. Meet up at the library after school for good times and a movie . You won't want to miss this event. Regi

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All Day I Spy Ghosts
Cross Lanes Branch Library

Spooky specters have appeared in our library! Five ghosts are hiding in the library, find them all and earn a prize. Game sheets available at the fron
ALL MONTH Monster I-Spy
Main Library

Get ready for Halloween by participating in our Monster I-Spy! Search the Children's Department for pictures of not-so-scary monsters. Once you've fou
10:00 AM Toddler Exploration
Main Library

In this program we'll provide activities for toddlers that help them explore the world around them. Come dressed to make a mess!
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 A.M. Board Games
Riverside Public Library

Bring a friend and challenge them to a board game or play against other patrons.
11:30 AM Playgroup @ 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 Ghoulish Goodies
Cross Lanes Branch Library

Are you ready to have a ghastly good time, equipped with some frighteningly fun food? Then you need to stop by the library after school and create you
6:00 PM Pasta Art
Riverside Public Library

Children can come design their own masterpiece using a variety of pasta.
6:00 PM Family Fun: Pumpkin Party!
Elk Valley Branch Library

It's a pumpkin party for the whole family! A fun evening of everything pumpkin! Help decorate a pumpkin to display at the library. Make some pumpki
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

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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
All Day I Spy Ghosts
Cross Lanes Branch Library

Spooky specters have appeared in our library! Five ghosts are hiding in the library, find them all and earn a prize. Game sheets available at the fron
ALL MONTH Monster I-Spy
Main Library

Get ready for Halloween by participating in our Monster I-Spy! Search the Children's Department for pictures of not-so-scary monsters. Once you've fou
1:00 PM Pumpkin Party!
St. Albans Branch Library

Calling lovers of all things pumpkin. Bring your favorite pumpkin recipe and samples of your creation to share with others in the group. Adult.
3:00 PM Pumpkin Pizazz!
St. Albans Branch Library

Add a little sparkle to a seasonal favorite! We'll supply the pumpkins and decorations, you supply the imagination. Children and caregiver. Limit 10 c

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All Day I Spy Ghosts
Cross Lanes Branch Library

Spooky specters have appeared in our library! Five ghosts are hiding in the library, find them all and earn a prize. Game sheets available at the fron
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM Shivers up and down your slime: Family STEM Program
Main Library

Have a sticky, slimy, stretchy good time making spooky slime and creepy oobleck. Our monthly program provides hands on science, technology, engineerin
10:30 AM - 11:30 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 Monster I-Spy
Main Library

Get ready for Halloween by participating in our Monster I-Spy! Search the Children's Department for pictures of not-so-scary monsters. Once you've fou
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!
11:00 AM Ready, Set, Create! Clean Up Our World
St. Albans Branch Library

In this engineering challenge for children in grades 2 - 5, participants will learn about pollution and methods to treat it. Parents/caregivers are en
2:00 PM Button Bracelets
Main Library

Join us in creating a button bracelet out of twine. Registration required. Adults only.

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ALL MONTH Monster I-Spy
Main Library

Get ready for Halloween by participating in our Monster I-Spy! Search the Children's Department for pictures of not-so-scary monsters. Once you've fou

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ALL DAY Teens: Creative Crafts
Main Library

Each Monday we will have a new craft available for teens to create! Stop by Zone 4 each Monday to try out a new craft.
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 Monster I-Spy
Main Library

Get ready for Halloween by participating in our Monster I-Spy! Search the Children's Department for pictures of not-so-scary monsters. Once you've fou
6:00 PM to 8:00 PM The Foreign Policy Association's Great Decisions Discussion 2019
Main Library

Join us the third Monday of each month through November (except July) for the Foreign Policy Association’s Great Decisions Discussion. This national
ALL DAY I Spy Hidden Pictures: I Love Peace
St. Albans Branch Library

A very special I Spy inspired by the I Love Peace event celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Coretta Scott King Award. Search for the hidden pictur
11:00 AM Teddy Bear Clinic
St. Albans Branch Library

Members of MedExpress will be visiting this morning to teach children about hand washing, x-rays, splinters and much more. No need for children to bri
1:00 PM Golden Years
Sissonville Branch Library

Fun-filled afternoon for seniors with games, crafts, and refreshments.
6:00 PM Family Fun Night: Halloween
Nitro Public Library

It's Halloween fun for the whole family! Enjoy some crafts about all kinds of Halloween characters. Some may be spooky and some may be funny, but all
6:00 PM Spooktacular Halloween Wreaths
St. Albans Branch Library

Join us as we make our own decorative Halloween wreaths! Registration required, limited to 13 participants. Registration starts September 24.
6:00 p.m. Family Fun Night: Sculpting Fun!
Dunbar Branch Library

Sculpt an air dry clay creation creature while listening to spooky stories. We will be sculpting spooky creatures and letting them dry at the librar
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 Monster I-Spy
Main Library

Get ready for Halloween by participating in our Monster I-Spy! Search the Children's Department for pictures of not-so-scary monsters. Once you've fou
ALL DAY I Spy Hidden Pictures: I Love Peace
St. Albans Branch Library

A very special I Spy inspired by the I Love Peace event celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Coretta Scott King Award. Search for the hidden pictur
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM Cross Lanes 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
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
10:00 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
11:00 AM Playgroup at the Library
Riverside Public 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 g
3:30 PM Teen Tuesday: Melted Crayon Gourds
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.
5:30 PM Halloween Party
Clendenin Branch Library

It's Halloween fun for the whole family! Hear spooky tales from National Storyteller Granny Sue. Join in a costume contest and other fun activities!
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
6:00 PM Teen Time: Graveyard Gathering
Elk Valley Branch Library

Come dressed in your most frightening costume or just as you are! Enjoy a scary array of goodies and activities especially for you. Make sure to bring
6:00 PM Hauntingly Fun Trick or Treat
Main Library

Join us at the Main Library for Trick or Treat! After we gather the goodies, we’ll play games, make crafts, and enjoy refreshments! Costumes are enc

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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.
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
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 DAY I Spy Hidden Pictures: I Love Peace
St. Albans Branch Library

A very special I Spy inspired by the I Love Peace event celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Coretta Scott King Award. Search for the hidden pictur
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 Monster I-Spy
Main Library

Get ready for Halloween by participating in our Monster I-Spy! Search the Children's Department for pictures of not-so-scary monsters. Once you've fou
10:00 AM Tiny Tots Storytime
Main Library

Storytime program for ages 18-36 months. Toddlers and caregivers will enjoy books, stories, songs, rhymes, and much more in this interactive program e
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 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 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 I Made it Myself
St. Albans Branch Library

Crafty fun for preschoolers. Come dressed to make a mess! Ages 3-5 and caregiver.
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 @ the Library
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
1:00 PM Make and Take Crafts for Kids
Elk Valley Branch Library

Stop by the library on your day off from school for some crafting fun. Create at the library or take home for later. Drop in anytime after 1:00 p.m.
2:00 PM Fall Family Craft
St. Albans Branch Library

Visit the library this afternoon and make a fall craft. Family.

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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 DAY I Spy Hidden Pictures: I Love Peace
St. Albans Branch Library

A very special I Spy inspired by the I Love Peace event celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Coretta Scott King Award. Search for the hidden pictur
ALL MONTH Monster I-Spy
Main Library

Get ready for Halloween by participating in our Monster I-Spy! Search the Children's Department for pictures of not-so-scary monsters. Once you've fou
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 A.M. Board Games
Riverside Public Library

Bring a friend and challenge them to a board games 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
4:00 PM Afterschool @ the Library
Clendenin Branch Library

Let's build! Use different kinds of blocks or recycled newspapers and books to build bridges, towers, houses and rockets. Use your imagination and see
5:30 PM Family Scary Movie Night
Elk Valley Branch Library

Join us if you dare for Scary Movie Night! Bring the family to watch a scary, but not too scary Halloween movie. Call the library to see what's showi
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
5:30 PM Spooktacular Trivia Night!
Main Library

Ready to test your knowledge about all things Halloween and paranormal? Join us for a spooktacular night of themed trivia! Questions will be about Hal
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
6:00 PM Art at the Library
Riverside Public Library

Children will use watercolor to create their own fall landscape.
6:00 PM A Magical Evening
St. Albans Branch Library

Come join us for a magical evening inspired by your favorite mouse and his many friends. On this very special evening, the library will be the happies
6:00 PM Teen Halloween Zombie Party
Sissonville Branch Library

Come party with us in your best zombie costume. Teens will get to create a Barbie zombie to take home. Refreshments will be served, and the best zombi

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ALL MONTH Monster I-Spy
Main Library

Get ready for Halloween by participating in our Monster I-Spy! Search the Children's Department for pictures of not-so-scary monsters. Once you've fou
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 DAY I Spy Hidden Pictures: I Love Peace
St. Albans Branch Library

A very special I Spy inspired by the I Love Peace event celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Coretta Scott King Award. Search for the hidden pictur
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
3:30 PM Play to Learn!
Cross Lanes Branch Library

Families are invited to come play with building bricks, sensory toys, magnets, word games and more.

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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 DAY I Spy Hidden Pictures: I Love Peace
St. Albans Branch Library

A very special I Spy inspired by the I Love Peace event celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Coretta Scott King Award. Search for the hidden pictur
ALL MONTH Monster I-Spy
Main Library

Get ready for Halloween by participating in our Monster I-Spy! Search the Children's Department for pictures of not-so-scary monsters. Once you've fou
10:00 AM NaNoWriMo! (National Novel Writing Month)
Sissonville Branch Library

"National Novel Writing Month, or NaNoWriMo, is a fun, seat-of-your-pants approach to creative writing. Valuing enthusiasm, determination, and a deadl
10:30 AM Book Folding Club
Riverside Public Library

The club will always meet on the fourth Saturday of each month at 10:30 a.m. Transform an old book into a work of art and meet new friends.
11:00 AM Spooky Family Storytime
Main Library

In this special family storytime, enjoy some books, songs, and a craft about all kinds of Halloween characters. Some may be spooky and some may be fun
02:00 PM Readings from Fearless: Women's Journeys to Self-Empowerment
Main Library

Seeking a way to provide women a platform on which to be heard, and inspired by the recent #MeToo movement, editor Cat Pleska, for Mountain State Pres

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ALL MONTH Monster I-Spy
Main Library

Get ready for Halloween by participating in our Monster I-Spy! Search the Children's Department for pictures of not-so-scary monsters. Once you've fou

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ALL DAY Halloween Make and Take Crafts
Elk Valley Branch Library

Make and take Halloween crafts you can make in just a few minutes right here at the library. Make sure to drop by each day to see what we’re making
ALL DAY Teens: Creative Crafts
Main Library

Each Monday we will have a new craft available for teens to create! Stop by Zone 4 each Monday to try out a new craft.
ALL MONTH Monster I-Spy
Main Library

Get ready for Halloween by participating in our Monster I-Spy! Search the Children's Department for pictures of not-so-scary monsters. Once you've fou
2:00 PM Grant Writing Workshop
Sissonville Branch Library

Join us for a Grant Writing 101 workshop where you will learn how to use a Program Planning Framework to plan your grant applications so they tell a s
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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11:00 AM - 1:00 PM Cross Lanes 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
ALL MONTH Monster I-Spy
Main Library

Get ready for Halloween by participating in our Monster I-Spy! Search the Children's Department for pictures of not-so-scary monsters. Once you've fou
ALL DAY Halloween Make and Take Crafts
Elk Valley Branch Library

Make and take Halloween crafts you can make in just a few minutes right here at the library. Make sure to drop by each day to see what we’re making
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
Riverside Public Library

Storytime program for our youngest patrons
1:30 PM Adult Crafternoon: Lace Picture Frame
Elk Valley Branch Library

Enjoy an afternoon of relaxation, crafts and friends. Adults are invited to learn how to make a lace and burlap picture frame. All materials will be p
3:45 PM Teen Time
Riverside Public Library

Bring a friend and challenge them to a Wii or board game.
6:00 PM Creepy Crafts and Spooky Snacks!
St. Albans Branch Library

Join us for some spooky family fun! Enjoy crafts, games, and light refreshments. You are welcome to attend in costume. Sponsored by the St. Albans Bra
6:00 PM -7:30 PM Sissonville Community Halloween Party
Sissonville Branch Library

It's that time of year again for our Community Halloween Party! All ages are welcome for this wonderful event. Children and adults are encouraged to c

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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
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 Monster I-Spy
Main Library

Get ready for Halloween by participating in our Monster I-Spy! Search the Children's Department for pictures of not-so-scary monsters. Once you've fou
ALL DAY Halloween Make and Take Crafts
Elk Valley Branch Library

Make and take Halloween crafts you can make in just a few minutes right here at the library. Make sure to drop by each day to see what we’re making
10:00 AM Tiny Tots Storytime
Main Library

Storytime program for ages 18-36 months. Toddlers and caregivers will enjoy books, stories, songs, rhymes, and much more in this interactive program e
10:30 AM Storytime Halloween Party
Cross Lanes Branch Library

Come in your costume if you like as we enjoy a special Halloween storytime party.
10:30 AM Teeny Tiny Trick or Treat
St. Albans Branch Library

Create a creepy craft, enjoy a ghastly game and if you dare, savor a spooky snack! Costumes are optional, but we hope you will join us in a trick or t
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 Littles' Fun Time: Costume Party
Elk Valley Branch Library

Bring your young children to the Elk Valley Branch Library for some fun! Let’s get in the Halloween spirit with a costume party for the younger kid
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 @ the Library
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

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ALL MONTH Monster I-Spy
Main Library

Get ready for Halloween by participating in our Monster I-Spy! Search the Children's Department for pictures of not-so-scary monsters. Once you've fou
ALL DAY Halloween Make and Take Crafts
Elk Valley Branch Library

Make and take Halloween crafts you can make in just a few minutes right here at the library. Make sure to drop by each day to see what we’re making
11:00 A.M. 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
5:00 PM Closing
Nitro Public Library

Nitro Library will close at 5 PM for Trick or Treat.
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.

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