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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
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
ALL MONTH Halloween I-Spy
Main Library

Get in the Halloween spirit with this month's I-Spy! Search the Children's Department all month for not-so-spooky Halloween pictures. Once you've foun
ALL MONTH Halloween Spook Banner
Clendenin Branch Library

Help decorate the library by making spooky creatures to add to our banner. Make one of the six creatures every time you visit the library this month.
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
6:00 PM Family Fun Night
Dunbar Branch Library

Family Fun Night is an evening of stories and crafts. Families are invited to come, socialize and create.

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ALL MONTH Halloween I-Spy
Main Library

Get in the Halloween spirit with this month's I-Spy! Search the Children's Department all month for not-so-spooky Halloween pictures. Once you've foun
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 18.
12:00 PM Clendenin Library Book Group
Clendenin Branch Library

Join our new Book Group for a discussion of "At the Edge of the Orchard" by Tracy Chevalier. Bring a bag lunch if you want; we'll provide drinks and s
6:00 PM What is ADHD and How Does it Affect Me?
Elk Valley Branch Library

Participants in this one-hour presentation will learn what ADHD is, how the ADHD brain is wired, how it affects the whole person and the family, manag
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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ALL MONTH Halloween I-Spy
Main Library

Get in the Halloween spirit with this month's I-Spy! Search the Children's Department all month for not-so-spooky Halloween pictures. Once you've foun
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.
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
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 Halloween I-Spy
Main Library

Get in the Halloween spirit with this month's I-Spy! Search the Children's Department all month for not-so-spooky Halloween pictures. Once you've foun
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 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
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
4:00 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
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 Purls and Chains
Clendenin Branch Library

Join other needle crafters and learn to knit and crochet--or come for help on a project. Bring your own supplies and project patterns. Call the libr

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ALL MONTH Halloween I-Spy
Main Library

Get in the Halloween spirit with this month's I-Spy! Search the Children's Department all month for not-so-spooky Halloween pictures. Once you've foun
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 MONTH Halloween I-Spy
Main Library

Get in the Halloween spirit with this month's I-Spy! Search the Children's Department all month for not-so-spooky Halloween pictures. Once you've foun

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ALL MONTH Halloween I-Spy
Main Library

Get in the Halloween spirit with this month's I-Spy! Search the Children's Department all month for not-so-spooky Halloween pictures. Once you've foun

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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
ALL DAY Closed
Nitro Public Library

We will be closed in observance of Columbus Day.
ALL MONTH Halloween I-Spy
Main Library

Get in the Halloween spirit with this month's I-Spy! Search the Children's Department all month for not-so-spooky Halloween pictures. Once you've foun
4:00 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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ALL MONTH Halloween I-Spy
Main Library

Get in the Halloween spirit with this month's I-Spy! Search the Children's Department all month for not-so-spooky Halloween pictures. Once you've foun
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.
10:30 AM Born to Read
Nitro Public Library

Storytime for our youngest patrons. Birth-3 with caregiver. Registration required. Registration begins September 25.
5:30 PM Teens: Sugar Skulls and Pumpkin Patch
Clendenin Branch Library

It's an evening of crafts and eating to get you in the mood for Halloween. Make a Sugar Skull Bookmark or two. Then help make --and eat--a Pumpkin P
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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ALL MONTH Halloween I-Spy
Main Library

Get in the Halloween spirit with this month's I-Spy! Search the Children's Department all month for not-so-spooky Halloween pictures. Once you've foun
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 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
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
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
11:30 A.M. Homeschool Day
Riverside Public Library

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

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ALL MONTH Halloween I-Spy
Main Library

Get in the Halloween spirit with this month's I-Spy! Search the Children's Department all month for not-so-spooky Halloween pictures. Once you've foun
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
10:30 AM 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 Playgroup @ the Library
Dunbar Branch Library

All the fun of a traditional playgroup but none of the fuss. Drop in to socialize with other families with toddlers and play with toys reserved just f
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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ALL MONTH Halloween I-Spy
Main Library

Get in the Halloween spirit with this month's I-Spy! Search the Children's Department all month for not-so-spooky Halloween pictures. Once you've foun
11:00 AM Cross Lanes Book Discussion Group
Cross Lanes Branch Library

Join the Cross Lanes Book Discussion Group to discuss "Lilli De Jong" by Janet Benton. The book is available four weeks before our meeting and you can

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ALL MONTH Halloween I-Spy
Main Library

Get in the Halloween spirit with this month's I-Spy! Search the Children's Department all month for not-so-spooky Halloween pictures. Once you've foun
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 MONTH Halloween I-Spy
Main Library

Get in the Halloween spirit with this month's I-Spy! Search the Children's Department all month for not-so-spooky Halloween pictures. Once you've foun

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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
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
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 Halloween I-Spy
Main Library

Get in the Halloween spirit with this month's I-Spy! Search the Children's Department all month for not-so-spooky Halloween pictures. Once you've foun
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 Family Fun Night: Pumpkins
Nitro Public Library

Family Fun Night is an evening of stories and crafts. Families are invited to come, socialize and create. This month we will focus all activities arou
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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5:30 PM - 7:30 PM Family Movie Night
Sissonville Branch Library

Join us for a kid-friendly Halloween movie and popcorn!
ALL MONTH Halloween I-Spy
Main Library

Get in the Halloween spirit with this month's I-Spy! Search the Children's Department all month for not-so-spooky Halloween pictures. Once you've foun
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
10:30 AM Born to Read
Nitro Public Library

Storytime for our youngest patrons. Birth-3 with caregiver. Registration required. Registration begins October 2.
12:00 PM Elk Valley Book Group
Elk Valley Branch Library

Join Book Group members for a discussion of "News of the World" by Paulette Jiles. Copies of the book are available for checkout from the circulation
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
3:30 P.M Anti Bullying Poster Art
Cross Lanes Branch Library

Being bullied is a horrible hurtful thing and for some young people it seems inescapable. Use your creativity to create posters with a positive messag

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ALL MONTH Halloween I-Spy
Main Library

Get in the Halloween spirit with this month's I-Spy! Search the Children's Department all month for not-so-spooky Halloween pictures. Once you've foun
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
2:00 PM Is Your Organization Grant Ready?
Main Library

Almost all nonprofit organizations answer that question with a resounding “Yes—we are ready to get grant money to support the important work of ou
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 Woman's

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ALL MONTH Halloween I-Spy
Main Library

Get in the Halloween spirit with this month's I-Spy! Search the Children's Department all month for not-so-spooky Halloween pictures. Once you've foun
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!
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 Teens: Y.A. Mystery Night
Sissonville Branch Library

Six worlds. Six characters. One crime. My friend Mr. Boddy, a magical salesman of specialized goods, has gone missing. I've stolen the evidence cart f
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: Scary 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.
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.

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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 Halloween I-Spy
Main Library

Get in the Halloween spirit with this month's I-Spy! Search the Children's Department all month for not-so-spooky Halloween pictures. Once you've foun
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
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
ALL MONTH Halloween I-Spy
Main Library

Get in the Halloween spirit with this month's I-Spy! Search the Children's Department all month for not-so-spooky Halloween pictures. Once you've foun
11:00 AM Family STEM Program: Frankenstein Automaton Creature
Main Library

Celebrate the 200th anniversary of Frankenstein in a fun way! Build an automaton, a moving mechanical device that imitates the movement of humans, ani
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 MONTH Halloween I-Spy
Main Library

Get in the Halloween spirit with this month's I-Spy! Search the Children's Department all month for not-so-spooky Halloween pictures. Once you've foun

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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
ALL WEEK Fine Free Week October 22-28
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 observe Fine Free Week, October 22-28. During this time, patrons may return overdue items to any KCPL location, and no fines w
ALL MONTH Halloween I-Spy
Main Library

Get in the Halloween spirit with this month's I-Spy! Search the Children's Department all month for not-so-spooky Halloween pictures. Once you've foun
3:30 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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ALL DAY I Spy: Halloween
Cross Lanes Branch Library

Hidden in the library are 5 spooky Halloween pictures. Are you brave enough to find them all? Just grab a game sheet at the front desk and mark them o
ALL WEEK Fine Free Week October 22-28
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 observe Fine Free Week, October 22-28. During this time, patrons may return overdue items to any KCPL location, and no fines w
ALL MONTH Halloween I-Spy
Main Library

Get in the Halloween spirit with this month's I-Spy! Search the Children's Department all month for not-so-spooky Halloween pictures. Once you've foun
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM Halloween Party with Clendenin Library
Clendenin Branch Library

Get your costumes on and bring the whole family for a fun evening! Comedy Magician Joey Stepp will present a one-of-a-kind magic show. There will al
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 October 9.
3:30 PM Game On!
Cross Lanes Branch Library

Quick! Grab a friend and get in the game. Meet Keith at the library after school for good times, good friends, and gaming. You won't want to miss this
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 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 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
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

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ALL WEEK Fine Free Week October 22-28
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 observe Fine Free Week, October 22-28. During this time, patrons may return overdue items to any KCPL location, and no fines w
ALL MONTH Halloween I-Spy
Main Library

Get in the Halloween spirit with this month's I-Spy! Search the Children's Department all month for not-so-spooky Halloween pictures. Once you've foun
ALL DAY I Spy: Halloween
Cross Lanes Branch Library

Hidden in the library are 5 spooky Halloween pictures. Are you brave enough to find them all? Just grab a game sheet at the front desk and mark them o
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 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.
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 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

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ALL MONTH Halloween I-Spy
Main Library

Get in the Halloween spirit with this month's I-Spy! Search the Children's Department all month for not-so-spooky Halloween pictures. Once you've foun
ALL DAY I Spy: Halloween
Cross Lanes Branch Library

Hidden in the library are 5 spooky Halloween pictures. Are you brave enough to find them all? Just grab a game sheet at the front desk and mark them o
ALL WEEK Fine Free Week October 22-28
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 observe Fine Free Week, October 22-28. During this time, patrons may return overdue items to any KCPL location, and no fines w
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
10:30 AM 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 Playgroup @ the Library
Dunbar Branch Library

All the fun of a traditional playgroup but none of the fuss. Drop in to socialize with other families with toddlers and play with toys reserved just f
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 PM DIY WOOD SLICE OWL
Nitro Public Library

What a hoot! This adorable owl is a super QUICK and EASY DIY wood slice project for fall home decor or any time of the year. Registration required. Re
6:00 PM Frankenstoys
Cross Lanes Branch Library

Celebrate the 200th anniversary of Frankenstein in a fun way! Create your very own Frankentoy by combining various plush animal parts to create a uniq
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 25. Registration ope

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1:00 - 3:00 p.m. West Virginia Book Festival Writing Workshop by Ginger Brookover
Charleston Civic Center

How to Keep Readers in Suspense - Author and Fairmont State University faculty member Ginger Brookover will present writing style techniques that faci
ALL WEEK Fine Free Week October 22-28
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 observe Fine Free Week, October 22-28. During this time, patrons may return overdue items to any KCPL location, and no fines w
ALL DAY I Spy: Halloween
Cross Lanes Branch Library

Hidden in the library are 5 spooky Halloween pictures. Are you brave enough to find them all? Just grab a game sheet at the front desk and mark them o
3:30 - 5:30 p.m. West Virginia Book Festival Writing Workshop by Kathy MacMillan
Charleston Civic Center

Storybuilding - No matter what the genre, a rich palette of details brings a story world to life. Young adult fantasy author Kathy MacMillan will disc
10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. West Virginia Book Festival Writing Workshop by Meredith Sue Willis
Charleston Civic Center

Revising Your Novel: Making Your Book the Best it Can Be - Most people who write are good at sentences and dialogue and description. Many are also goo
ALL MONTH Halloween I-Spy
Main Library

Get in the Halloween spirit with this month's I-Spy! Search the Children's Department all month for not-so-spooky Halloween pictures. Once you've foun
10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. West Virginia Book Festival Writing Workshop by Jake Stump and Brad Stalnaker
Charleston Civic Center

Writing "Musket’s Big Adventure: A Quest to Find the Gold and Blue Mountains" - Most writers who are lucky enough to get published never get to pick

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ALL DAY I Spy: Halloween
Cross Lanes Branch Library

Hidden in the library are 5 spooky Halloween pictures. Are you brave enough to find them all? Just grab a game sheet at the front desk and mark them o
ALL WEEK Fine Free Week October 22-28
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 observe Fine Free Week, October 22-28. During this time, patrons may return overdue items to any KCPL location, and no fines w
ALL MONTH Halloween I-Spy
Main Library

Get in the Halloween spirit with this month's I-Spy! Search the Children's Department all month for not-so-spooky Halloween pictures. Once you've foun
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Kanawha County Public Library Annual Used Book Sale
Charleston Civic Center

Visit the KCPL annual used book sale to find great bargains on thousands of books and other materials! Regular sale prices are available from 8 a.m. -

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ALL WEEK Fine Free Week October 22-28
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 observe Fine Free Week, October 22-28. During this time, patrons may return overdue items to any KCPL location, and no fines w
ALL MONTH Halloween I-Spy
Main Library

Get in the Halloween spirit with this month's I-Spy! Search the Children's Department all month for not-so-spooky Halloween pictures. Once you've foun

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ALL MONTH Halloween I-Spy
Main Library

Get in the Halloween spirit with this month's I-Spy! Search the Children's Department all month for not-so-spooky Halloween pictures. Once you've foun
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 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 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

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ALL MONTH Halloween I-Spy
Main Library

Get in the Halloween spirit with this month's I-Spy! Search the Children's Department all month for not-so-spooky Halloween pictures. Once you've foun
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 October 16.
1:30 PM Adult Crafternoon: Photo Cubes Canceled
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
3:30 PM Teen Movie
Cross Lanes Branch Library

Movies just for teens in grades 6-12. Movies may be rated PG-13. Refreshments provided by the Cross Lanes Library Advisory Board and the Woman's Club
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.
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

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ALL MONTH Halloween I-Spy
Main Library

Get in the Halloween spirit with this month's I-Spy! Search the Children's Department all month for not-so-spooky Halloween pictures. Once you've foun
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 It's the Great Pumpkin Party!
Cross Lanes Branch Library

Will this be the Halloween when the Great Pumpkin comes to the Library? Come dressed in your costume and find out! Spin the prize wheel and see if yo
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
11:30 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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