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ALL DAY Monstrously Fun Make 'n' Takes
Elk Valley Branch Library

Get ready for the spooky season with a make ‘n’ take craft kit that you can take home with you to complete, or you can work on it while you’re a
5:30 PM to 7:30 PM Declutter and De-Stress Workshop
Elk Valley Branch Library

If you find yourself having the same battle over and over again to keep your house rid of clutter, this two-hour workshop is for you. This workshop wi
6:00 PM Adult Craft Class: Tie Blankets
St. Albans Branch Library

Stay warm during the chilly fall nights with a DIY tie blanket. Kingdom Life Fellowship's Kingdom Krafters will teach you how to make your very own ti

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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
6:00 PM Ready, Set, Create! Span-tastic Bridges
St. Albans Branch Library

In this interactive program, children in grades 2 - 5 will learn about the engineering design process while challenging their creative minds. Particip

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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
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.
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 Born to Read
Sissonville Branch Library

A storytime program for our youngest patrons. Birth - 36 months & 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

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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
1:15 PM Books 'N' More
Main Library

Storytime program for preschoolers including books, music and a simple craft.
3:00 PM Teen Creativity Club
Sissonville Branch Library

Meet with fellow writers and illustrators for fun activities to get your creativity flowing. Discuss ideas, get tips, and collaborate with others. Bri
3:00 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
3:00 PM Around the World Literary Journey Reading and Discussion Group
Main Library

This book discussion group features nine works from a global array of established authors whose geographical settings range from Australia to the Gree
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.
6:00 PM Full STEM Ahead: Bubble Science & Painting
Elk Valley Branch Library

You will find out that learning is NOT boring when you join us for some STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) fun! This month we will exp

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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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ALL DAY Monstrously Fun Make 'n' Takes
Elk Valley Branch Library

Get ready for the spooky season with a make ‘n’ take craft kit that you can take home with you to complete, or you can work on it while you’re a
3:00 PM Teens: Gaming
Sissonville Branch Library

Meet us after school for games, fun, and friendship. Relax and play Xbox, Wii, or board games with your friends. Teens 12-18.
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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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 A.M. Books "N" More
Riverside Public Library

Storytime program for preschoolers including books, music and a simple craft.
6:00 PM Teen Game Night
Elk Valley Branch Library

Teens are invited for an evening of games. We will have Xbox games, plus some fun board games to pick from. There will also be snacks. Bring your f

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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 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 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.
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
11:00 AM Books 'n' More
Sissonville Branch Library

Storytime for preschoolers and caregiver.
11:30 A.M. Homeschool Day
Riverside Public Library

Learn about research tools and resources. Activities for the whole family.

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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 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
1:00 P.M. 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

Storytime program for preschoolers including books, music and a simple craft.
3:00 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 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 P.M. Brick Builders
Riverside Public Library

Come make your own Robot using plastic building blocks.

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11:00 AM English Paper Piecing
Main Library

English paper piecing is a quilting technique used to hand sew intricate patchwork with the aid of paper templates. It is an old technique with a rece

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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 Monstrously Fun Make 'n' Takes
Elk Valley Branch Library

Get ready for the spooky season with a make ‘n’ take craft kit that you can take home with you to complete, or you can work on it while you’re a
6:00 PM to 8:00 PM The Foreign Policy Association's Great Decisions Discussion 2018
Main Library

Join us the third Monday of each month through November for the Foreign Policy Association’s Great Decisions Discussion. This national program is de
1:00 P.M. Golden Years
Sissonville Branch Library

Fun filled afternoon for Seniors with games, crafts, and refreshments.
5:30 PM Make it and Take It: Holiday Cookie Decorating
St. Albans Branch Library

Craft your own fall cookies with the help of local baker Janna Paterno. All supplies will be provided. Each attendee will get two cookies to decorate
6:00 PM Relax and Color
Riverside Public Library

Experience relaxation as you color your cares away. Bring your own materials or use those provided by the library.
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
5:30 PM - 7:30 PM Family Movie Night: Halloween
Sissonville Branch Library

Join us for a kid-friendly Halloween movie and popcorn!
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
3:00 PM PALS Book Club
Dunbar Branch Library

This book club was formed especially for seniors by Highmark PALS (People Able to Lend Support) in order to bring older adults together for a literary

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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
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 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

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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
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! Limited to 15 toddler
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
1:15 PM Books 'N' More
Main Library

Storytime program for preschoolers including books, music and a simple craft.
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 English Paper Piecing
Cross Lanes Branch Library

English paper piecing is a quilting technique used to hand sew intricate patchwork with the aid of paper templates. It is an old technique with a rece
6:00 PM Science Fun
Riverside Public Library

Join the fun making some super-cool experiments in a jar.
6:00 PM Family Fun Night: Scary Bad Art
Elk Valley Branch Library

Who doesn’t love fun times with family? Each Family Fun session will offer a fun way to relax with family – crafts, game nights, movies, and more.

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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 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
5:00 PM Critter Camp Out!
St. Albans Branch Library

Children are invited to bring their most adventurous stuffed animal for an overnight critter camp out! After a farewell storytime, tuck your critter i

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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
11:00 AM Family STEM Program
Main Library

Fun science, technology, engineering, and mathematics activities for the family.
1:00 PM Make it and Take It: Holiday Cookie Decorating
Clendenin Branch Library

Craft your own fall cookies with the help of local baker Janna Paterno. All supplies will be provided. Each attendee will get two cookies to decorate

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ALL DAY Monstrously Fun Make 'n' Takes
Elk Valley Branch Library

Get ready for the spooky season with a make ‘n’ take craft kit that you can take home with you to complete, or you can work on it while you’re a
3:00 PM Teens: Halloween Party
Sissonville Branch Library

Halloween time is here, so come join us for a horror-filled party! Dress in your best Halloween costume and join us for one ghoulish event. For teens
4:00 PM Teen Time
Riverside Public Library

Design your own mini charm bottle necklace.
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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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
6:00 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 can come dressed in
6:00 PM Dimensional Embroidered Christmas Ornament
Cross Lanes Branch Library

In this hand embroidery class, participants will learn how to make bullion roses, the foliage stitch and French knots. Finishing technique will also
6:00 PM St. Albans Book Group
St. Albans Branch Library

Join Book Group members for a discussion of "The Stranger in the Woods" by Michael Finkel. Copies of the book are available for checkout from the circ
6:00 PM Haunted Lifesize Candy Land
Elk Valley Branch Library

Get ready for some twists on the classic board game, Candyland. First the game is life-size, and YOU are the game pieces. The next surprise is that

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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 A.M. Born to Read
Riverside Public Library

Storytime program for our youngest patrons. Birth - 36 months.
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 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.
11:00 A.M. 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
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
11:00 A.M. Playgroup
Sissonville Branch Library

Children will have fun playing with others their own age, while adults can relax and chat.

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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
1:15 PM Books 'N' More
Main Library

Storytime program for preschoolers including books, music and a simple craft.
3:00 PM Teens: Book Club
Main Library

Join us in the Teen Zone to discuss this month's book club title. Even if you haven't read the book, but want to join, then come on out! Interested te
6:00 P.M. Pumpkin Decorating
Riverside Public Library

Patrons will be able to decorate a 4.5" foam pumpkin. A variety of materials will be available to decorate the pumpkins. Limit 30. Registration ope

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ALL DAY Monstrously Fun Make 'n' Takes
Elk Valley Branch Library

Get ready for the spooky season with a make ‘n’ take craft kit that you can take home with you to complete, or you can work on it while you’re a
5:30 PM English Paper Piecing
St. Albans Branch Library

English paper piecing is a quilting technique used to hand sew intricate patchwork with the aid of paper templates. It is an old technique with a rece
6:00 PM Make it and Take It: Holiday Cookie Decorating
Dunbar Branch Library

Craft your own fall cookies with the help of local baker Janna Paterno. All supplies will be provided. Each attendee will get two cookies to decorate
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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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
1:30 PM Adult Crafternoon: Photo Cubes
Elk Valley Branch Library

Enjoy an afternoon of relaxation, crafting, and time with friends. This month we will make photo memory cubes. Please bring 4-6 photos with you to u
6:00 PM Teen Time: Haunted Gingerbread Houses
Elk Valley Branch Library

Come make your own spooky gingerbread house at the Elk Valley Branch Library. Make yours as spooky or as wacky as you like! Make sure to bring your
6:00 PM Creepy Crafts and Scary Snacks!
St. Albans Branch Library

Join us for some spooky family fun! Enjoy crafts, games, and light refreshments. Sponsored by the St. Albans Branch Library Advisory Board.

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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 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 Littles' Fun Time: Costume Party
Elk Valley Branch Library

Bring your children (under the age of 5) to the Elk Valley Branch Library for a time of fun! Let’s get in the Halloween spirit with a costume party
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 wi

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