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Thanksgiving I Spy
Elk Valley Branch Library

Join in a fun game of I Spy when you visit the Elk Valley Library during the entire month of November. There will be silhouettes of items related to
11:00 AM Playgroup
Nitro Public Library

Come join us for a time of play with age specific toys just for this group. Ages Birth-5
6:00 PM Cookies and Coloring
Nitro Public Library

Children should not have all the fun when it comes to coloring. Come have a relaxing evening of cookies and coloring. Please bring your favorite color

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10:30 AM Born to Read
Nitro Public Library

Story time for our youngest patrons. Ages Birth-3 with caregiver. Registration Required. Registration begins October 20th.
5:00 PM Teen Iron Chef
Clendenin Branch Library

Battle it out to create the tastiest treat in this competition. Use the provided ingredients to create a no-bake, no-cook culinary masterpiece! Entri
6:00 PM Family Night: Minute to Win it!
Sissonville Branch Library

Do your children like playing games and challenging their friends? Then bring them out for our Minute to Win it Family Night! We'll be playing all sor

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10:30 AM Born to Read
Elk Valley Branch Library

A storytime for patrons, ages birth-3 years. We will use the Mother Goose on the Loose format, a fun-filled interactive session that uses rhymes, son
10:30 AM Born to Read
Cross Lanes Branch Library

A Storytime program for our youngest patrons. Enjoy stories, songs and fingerplays. Birth - 36 months & caregiver.
11:00 AM Born to Read
Sissonville Branch Library

Story Time program for our youngest patrons. Birth-36 months and caregiver.
11:00 AM Playgroup at the Library
Elk Valley Branch Library

This is a great opportunity for children to interact under their caregivers' supervision. Adults will have time to meet other parents of young childr

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11:00 AM Books n' More
Clendenin Branch Library

Storytime program for preschoolers including books, music, and a simple craft.
1:15 PM Books 'n' More
Main Library

Books 'n' More is our weekly storytime program for preschoolers. We will read books, sing songs, watch puppets, and do other fun activities!
3:00 PM Last Books Reading and Discussion Group
Main Library

Carol Campbell will lead the last of her series of book discussions with books by authors who have died recently or not so recently but left us with m
6:00 PM Family Movie Night
Riverside Public Library

Enjoy a movie that the whole family can watch together. Please call library for film title. Free refreshments.

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1:00PM Books ‘n’ More
Nitro Public Library

Books 'n' More is our storytime program for preschoolers. We will read books, sing songs, watch puppets, and do other fun activities! Registration be

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6:00 PM Hooks and Needles
Elk Valley Branch Library

Join other needle crafters and work on your projects at the library. Bring your own supplies and projects. Call the library for more information. For

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10:30 AM Born to Read
Nitro Public Library

Story time for our youngest patrons. Ages Birth-3 with caregiver. Registration Required. Registration begins October 27th.
10:30 AM Books 'n' More
Riverside Public Library

Storytime program for preschoolers. Ages 3-5 & caregiver.
3:00 PM Family Fun Time: Build it!
Cross Lanes Branch Library

Get your gears moving and creative juices flowing. Try out our new building sets!
3:30 PM Afterschool Board Games
Nitro Public Library

Come play some board games with your friends @ the library. Ages 10-18. Registration Required. Registration opens October 27th
6:00 PM Arm Knitting Workshop
Elk Valley Branch Library

Looking to find that special homemade gift for the holidays? Come join us at the Elk Valley Branch as we learn the art of arm knitting. No knitting ne
6:30 PM St. Albans Writes: David A. Bice
St. Albans Branch Library

The Advisory Board of the St. Albans Branch Library is proud to present St. Albans Writes, a monthly speaker series featuring local authors. David A

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ALL DAY Closing
Nitro Public Library

Closed for Veteran's Day
Books 'n' More
Sissonville Branch Library

Storytime for preschoolers.
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 Home School Day
Riverside Public Library

Learn about research tools and resources. Activities for the whole family.
10:30 AM Born to Read
Elk Valley Branch Library

Storytime for our youngest patrons. Enjoy simple books, songs, and rhymes. Recommended for children from about 18 months to 3 years of age, but all
11:00 AM Simple Sensory Play
Elk Valley Branch Library

A wonderful opportunity for children to play and interact under their caregivers' supervision. Each session offers a sensory activity focusing on a d
2:00 PM Mid-Day Matinee
Elk Valley Branch Library

Join us at the Elk Valley Branch Library as we show a newly-released film or a family-friendly classic. Call to see what will be showing on the libra

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11:00 AM Playgroup at the Library
Clendenin Branch Library

Under their parent's supervision, children can play and interact during this informal gathering. Birth-36 months & caregiver.
11:00 AM Thanksgiving Books 'n' More
Dunbar Branch Library

Storytime program for preschoolers including books, music, and a simple craft featuring a Thanksgiving theme. Ages 3-5 with a caregiver.
1:00 PM Book Chat
Sissonville Branch Library

Join our group for a lively discussion of popular titles the second Thursday of each month at 1 pm. Please contact the library for this month's title.
1:15 PM Books 'n' More
Main Library

Books 'n' More is our weekly storytime program for preschoolers. We will read books, sing songs, watch puppets, and do other fun activities!
4:00 PM Teen Book Chat
Cross Lanes Branch Library

What are you reading? Meet Keith at the library and let's talk about it. Refreshments provided by the Cross Lanes Library Advisory Board and the Woman
6:00 PM It's All Fun and GAMES!
Elk Valley Branch Library

In honor of International Games Day later in the month, we will host a board game extravaganza at the Elk Valley Library. There will be a variety of
6:00 PM Family Funtime
Riverside Public Library

Stories, crafts, activities and games fun for the whole family!
6:30 PM Family Fun Time: Build It!
Cross Lanes Branch Library

Get your gears moving and creative juices flowing. Try out our new building sets!

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1:00 - 3:00 PM Early Out: Make & Take or Stay & Play
Dunbar Branch Library

Drop in to make a fall craft. Stay, if you wish, and build with the library's Lego collection.
Noon Cross Lanes Book Discussion Group
Cross Lanes Branch Library

Join the Cross Lanes Book Discussion Group the 2nd Friday of the month to discuss various topics and books. For November, we will be discussing books
1:00PM Books ‘n’ More
Nitro Public Library

Books 'n' More is our storytime program for preschoolers. We will read books, sing songs, watch puppets, and do other fun activities! Registration beg

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2:00pm Legos @ the Library
Main Library

Do you love to build with Legos? Join us at the Main Library and we'll build together! We'll supply the Legos; all you need to bring is your imaginati

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1:00 PM Golden Years
Sissonville Branch Library

Fun filled afternoon with games, crafts, and refreshments.
6:00 PM Great Decisions Discussion 2015
Main Library

Join us the third Monday of each month February through November (except July) for the Foreign Policy Association’s Great Decisions Discussion. This
6:00 PM Family Fun Night: Charlie Brown Thanksgiving
Dunbar Branch Library

Celebrate Thanksgiving Peanuts-character-style with related crafts, snacks, and activities.
6:00 PM Craft It: Winter Edition
Nitro Public Library

The delightful winter craft will be made out of washers you normally find in your garage or workshop. Please come create a snowman ornament or necklac
6:00 PM Holiday Cards
St. Albans Branch Library

Come make your own holiday cards using calligraphy and pictures. Registration required, limited to 20 participants. Registration starts 10/20/15.

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All Day I Spy Food
Cross Lanes Branch Library

Can you spot all 5 classic Thanksgiving Day foods? Grab a game sheet and find them all. Limit one prize per child aged 12 and under.
10:30 AM Born to Read
Nitro Public Library

Story time for our youngest patrons. Ages Birth-3 with caregiver. Registration Required. Registration begins November 3rd.
12:00 PM PALS Book Club
Elk Valley 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
3:00 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
6:00 PM Cozy Up with a DIY Hot Cup Cozy
Elk Valley Branch Library

There's nothing like a hot drink on a cold day. Join us at the Elk Valley Branch as we make these cute DIY cup cozies. It’s a fun and easy way to en
6:00 PM International Games Day
Clendenin Branch Library

Celebrate this November 21st holiday early! Join family and friends in a variety of games from board to wii, play in groups or alone. Also make a fu
6:00 PM Family Night: Happy Turkey Time!
Sissonville Branch Library

It's almost that time of year! Come join us for an awesome time learning all you'd ever want to know about that famous Thanksgiving bird, the turkey!

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All Day I Spy Food
Cross Lanes Branch Library

Can you spot all 5 classic Thanksgiving Day foods? Grab a game sheet and find them all. Limit one prize per child aged 12 and under.
10:30 AM Books 'n' More
Cross Lanes Branch Library

Storytime program for preschoolers including books, music and a simple craft.

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All Day I Spy Food
Cross Lanes Branch Library

Can you spot all 5 classic Thanksgiving Day foods? Grab a game sheet and find them all. Limit one prize per child aged 12 and under.
11:00 AM Born To Read
Dunbar Branch Library

Storytime program for our youngest patrons featuring nursery rhymes, stories, songs, puppets, and props. Birth - 36 months with parent or caregiver.
11:00 AM Born to Read
Clendenin Branch Library

A Storytime program for our youngest patrons. Enjoy stories, songs, and fingerplays. Birth-36 months & caregiver.
1:15 PM Books 'n' More
Main Library

Books 'n' More is our weekly storytime program for preschoolers. We will read books, sing songs, watch puppets, and do other fun activities!
4:00 pm Turkeys and Gourds
Cross Lanes Branch Library

Come celebrate the fall season with this fall craft. Meet Keith at the library where we will relive our childhood by making hand turkeys. We will also
4:30 Pm Teen Time: Pet Blankets
Main Library

This November, we're thankful for our furry friends! To show our gratitude, teens are invited to the Main Library to make DIY pet blankets. Make one
6:00 PM Teens: Chalkboard Paint Projects
Sissonville Branch Library

Who doesn't love drawing things on a chalkboard? Teens, if you like making things, and love drawing on a chalkboard, come out and join us for an aweso
6:00 PM Art at the library
Riverside Public Library

Learn some of the basic art skills every artist needs to know. Create your own masterpiece.
6:30 PM DIY Book of Thanks
Cross Lanes Branch Library

What are you thankful for? Families will use a collage technique to create a personalized book of thanks. Registration required.

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All Day I Spy Food
Cross Lanes Branch Library

Can you spot all 5 classic Thanksgiving Day foods? Grab a game sheet and find them all. Limit one prize per child aged 12 and under.
3:00-4:00 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 your very own membership card! Get your card s
1:30 PM Power Play
Elk Valley Branch Library

Play is a powerful part of your child's learning experience! Each session offers a different directed play opportunity in which a child can participa

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All Day I Spy Food
Cross Lanes Branch Library

Can you spot all 5 classic Thanksgiving Day foods? Grab a game sheet and find them all. Limit one prize per child aged 12 and under.
ALL DAY International Games Day!
Cross Lanes Branch Library

Celebrate International Games Day @ the library! Bring one of your favorite games to share or play one provided by the library. All ages are encourage
ALL DAY Are You Game?
Dunbar Branch Library

Celebrate International Games Day @ the Library. Study after study has confirmed that play is good for everyone. Challenge your friends or family mem
11:00 AM Thanksgiving Books 'n' More
Dunbar Branch Library

Storytime program for preschoolers including books, music, and a simple craft featuring a Thanksgiving theme. Ages 3-5 with a caregiver.

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ALL DAY Thanksgiving I-Spy
Main Library

During the week of Thanksgiving, find the pictures hidden around the Children's Department. Write down where you found them, and pick a prize when you

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ALL DAY Thanksgiving I-Spy
Main Library

During the week of Thanksgiving, find the pictures hidden around the Children's Department. Write down where you found them, and pick a prize when you
6:00 PM Hooks and Needles
Elk Valley Branch Library

Join other needle crafters and work on your projects at the library. Bring your own supplies and projects. Call the library for more information. For

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ALL DAY Thanksgiving I-Spy
Main Library

During the week of Thanksgiving, find the pictures hidden around the Children's Department. Write down where you found them, and pick a prize when you
10:30 AM Born to Read
Nitro Public Library

Story time for our youngest patrons. Ages Birth-3 with caregiver. Registration Required. Registration begins November 10th.
6:00 PM Girl's Night Out: Book Discussion Group
St. Albans Branch Library

What’s as interesting as reading a good book? Talking about it with others, of course. Join our monthly book group to have fun, make friends, stimul

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ALL DAY Thanksgiving I-Spy
Main Library

During the week of Thanksgiving, find the pictures hidden around the Children's Department. Write down where you found them, and pick a prize when you
10:30 AM Born to Read
Riverside Public Library

Storytime program for our youngest patrons. Birth - 36 months & caregiver.
11:00 AM Playgroup
Sissonville Branch Library

Come and enjoy an hour of socializing with other parents as the kids play!
11:00 AM Playgroup at the Library
Riverside Public 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
5:00 p.m. Closing Early
Clendenin Branch Library, Cross Lanes Branch Library, Dunbar Branch Library, Elk Valley Branch Library, Glasgow Branch Library, Main Library, Marmet Branch Library, Mobile Library, Riverside Public Library, Sissonville Branch Library, St. Albans Branch Library

All KCPL locations will be closing at 5:00 p.m. for the Thanksgiving holiday.

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All Day Closed All Day
Clendenin Branch Library, Cross Lanes Branch Library, Dunbar Branch Library, Elk Valley Branch Library, Glasgow Branch Library, Main Library, Marmet Branch Library, Mobile Library, Riverside Public Library, Sissonville Branch Library, St. Albans Branch Library

All KCPL locations will be closed all day for the Thanksgiving holiday.
ALL DAY Closing
Nitro Public Library

Closed for Thanksgiving Holiday

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ALL DAY Nitro Closed
Nitro Public Library

Closed for Thanksgiving Holiday
ALL DAY Thanksgiving I-Spy
Main Library

During the week of Thanksgiving, find the pictures hidden around the Children's Department. Write down where you found them, and pick a prize when you

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ALL DAY Thanksgiving I-Spy
Main Library

During the week of Thanksgiving, find the pictures hidden around the Children's Department. Write down where you found them, and pick a prize when you
11:00 AM Post-Thanksgiving Family Storytime
Main Library

Thanksgiving is over, but family is still visiting! Bring everyone to the library for a multi-generational storytime! We'll read some storybook favo

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10:30 AM Teen Time
Riverside Public Library

Game on @ the library. Bring your friends and play some of the new board games.
6:00 PM Adult Book Club
Nitro Public Library

Come discuss the book of your choice. Call library for details.
6:00 PM Retro Movie Series: Hollywood Film Making in the Forties, Fifties, and Sixties
Main Library

The Golden Age of Hollywood could not last forever. A number of outside forces were conspiring to make it impossible for the studio system to continue

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