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ALL DAY Favorite Book Character Election
Dunbar Branch Library

Who is your favorite children's book character? Ask for a ballot at the circulation desk to vote for one of the candidates or to write in your own cho
ALL MONTH Creative Kids Coloring Contest
Elk Valley Express Library

Celebrate the Thanksgiving season by participating in the Elk Valley Express Library’s coloring contest. The contest will run through the entire mo
10:00 AM Baby & Me
Main Library

Storytime program designed for our youngest patrons.
10:30am Born to Read
Nitro Public Library

Storytime for our youngest patrons. Ages Birth-3 with caregiver. Registration required. Registration begins October 18th.
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
4:00 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 Family Night: STEAM Challenge
Sissonville Branch Library

STEAM stands for Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Mathematics. We will be spending this evening having fun through learning! There will be al
7:00 PM Dunbar Book Chat
Dunbar Branch Library

Join Dunbar Book Chat Club members for a discussion of "The Heart is a Lonely Hunter" by Carson McCullers. Copies of the book are available for checko

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ALL DAY Favorite Book Character Election
Dunbar Branch Library

Who is your favorite children's book character? Ask for a ballot at the circulation desk to vote for one of the candidates or to write in your own cho
10:00 AM Tiny Tots
Main Library

Storytime program designed for ages 18-36 mo.
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.
10:30 AM Born to Read
St. Albans Branch Library

Storytime programs for our youngest patrons. Birth-36 months and caregiver.
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
3:30 PM Teens: After-School Gaming
Sissonville Branch Library

Tired from a long day at school? Need a way to relax? Then come join us at the Sissonville library every Monday and Wednesday at 3:30 and play some vi

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ALL DAY Favorite Book Character Election
Dunbar Branch Library

Who is your favorite children's book character? Ask for a ballot at the circulation desk to vote for one of the candidates or to write in your own cho
1:15 PM Books 'N' More
Main Library

Storytime program for preschoolers including books, music and a simple craft.
3:00 PM The Reel Connection Reading and Discussion Group
Main Library

Discover these books that Hollywood has adapted to the big screen. The group meets the first Thursday of each month September through May. This month'
6:00 PM Family Movie Night
Riverside Public Library

Come watch a newly released movie. Free refreshments will be available. Family
6:30 PM Beginner’s Hat Knitting Workshop: Session 1
Dunbar Branch Library

If you know the very basics of knitting, you can make a simple hat! Join local knitting instructor Steven Hicks for a two-session knitting workshop, a

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ALL DAY Favorite Book Character Election
Dunbar Branch Library

Who is your favorite children's book character? Ask for a ballot at the circulation desk to vote for one of the candidates or to write in your own cho

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ALL DAY Favorite Book Character Election
Dunbar Branch Library

Who is your favorite children's book character? Ask for a ballot at the circulation desk to vote for one of the candidates or to write in your own cho
2:00 PM Caves and Caving in West Virginia
Main Library

Enter the fascinating world of West Virginia caves in this presentation by George Dasher, member of the local chapter of the National Speleological So

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ALL DAY Favorite Book Character Election
Dunbar Branch Library

Who is your favorite children's book character? Ask for a ballot at the circulation desk to vote for one of the candidates or to write in your own cho
3:30 PM Teens: After-School Gaming
Sissonville Branch Library

Tired from a long day at school? Need a way to relax? Then come join us at the Sissonville library every Monday and Wednesday at 3:30 and play some vi
6:00 PM From Short Story to Screen: Dame Daphne Du Maurier and the Twentieth Century Thriller Book Discussion
Main Library

According to the NYRB (“New York Review of Books”), Daphne Du Maurier wrote some of the most compelling and creepy novels of the twentieth century
6:00 PM Hooks and Needles
Elk Valley Express 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 Closed
Nitro Public Library

Closed for Election Day
ALL DAY Favorite Book Character Election
Dunbar Branch Library

Who is your favorite children's book character? Ask for a ballot at the circulation desk to vote for one of the candidates or to write in your own cho
10:00 AM Baby & Me
Main Library

Storytime program designed for our youngest patrons.
1:00 PM Election Fun for Future Voters
Main Library

Elementary-aged children are invited to participate as we share fun stories, activities and crafts to learn the importance of the voting process. Drop
1:00 PM Open Doors Movie
St. Albans Branch Library

Bring a bag lunch and enjoy a feature film. Call the St. Albans Library (304-722-4244) for details.
2:00 PM Election Day Fun for Future Voters
Dunbar Branch Library

Future voters of America are invited to join in the bipartisan fun as we share fun election stories, songs, and activities.
3:00 PM Bad Art Afternoon
Main Library

Join us in the Teen Zone to create some spectacularly bad art!
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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10:00 AM Tiny Tots
Main Library

Storytime program designed for ages 18-36 mo.
10:30 AM Jump into Storytime
Elk Valley Express Library

Storytime sessions are designed for children up to 5 years of age. Child and caregiver will enjoy stories, songs, rhymes, movement activities, puppet
10:30 AM Books 'n' More - Meet an author!
Cross Lanes Branch Library

Meet the author, Don Sager, during our storytime program for preschoolers. Mr. Sager wrote the children's book "Sylar and the Sycamore Leaves" about
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 Books 'n' More
Sissonville Branch Library

Storytime for preschoolers.
11:30 AM Homeschool Day
Riverside Public Library

Learn about research tools and resources. Activities for the whole family.
3:30 PM Teens: After-School Gaming
Sissonville Branch Library

Tired from a long day at school? Need a way to relax? Then come join us at the Sissonville library every Monday and Wednesday at 3:30 and play some vi

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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
1:00 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: First Aid & X-Rays
Main Library

Storytime program for preschoolers including books, music and a simple craft. In this special session, a speaker from MedExpress will teach us about p
3:00 PM Anime Afternoon
Main Library

Chill out in the Teen Zone with anime and snacks!
6:00 PM Family Funtime
Riverside Public Library

Stories, crafts, activities and games. Fun for the whole family.
6 PM Apple Extravaganza Family Fun Night
Nitro Public Library

Join us for a night filled with fun apple activities such as apple stamping, making apple boats, an apple tasting and a few other apple surprises. Re
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. There will be a d
6:30 PM Beginner's Hat Knitting Workshop: Session 2
Dunbar Branch Library

If you know the very basics of knitting, you can make a simple hat! Join local knitting instructor Steven Hicks for a two-session knitting workshop, a

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ALL DAY Closed
Nitro Public Library

Closed for Veterans Day

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6:00 - 7:00 pm Ask a Techie
Dunbar Branch Library

Bring your technology questions to the Dunbar Branch Library resident techies, who will be available to provide personal assistance. Bring your own de
3:30 PM Teens: After-School Gaming
Sissonville Branch Library

Tired from a long day at school? Need a way to relax? Then come join us at the Sissonville library every Monday and Wednesday at 3:30 and play some vi
6:00 PM Adult Art Class
Riverside Public Library

Design your own Christmas cards using watercolor.
6 PM Relax and Color
Nitro Public Library

Children should not have all the fun when it comes to coloring. Come have a relaxing evening of coloring. Please bring your favorite colored pencils,
6:00 PM Hooks and Needles
Elk Valley Express 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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10:00 AM Baby & Me
Main Library

Storytime program designed for our youngest patrons.
10:30 AM Born to Read
Nitro Public Library

Storytime for our youngest patrons. Ages Birth-3 with caregiver. Registration required. Registration begins November 1.
12:00 PM PALS Book Club
Elk Valley Express 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
4:00 PM Pumpkin Painting
Cross Lanes Branch Library

Who doesn't think of pumpkins when fall comes? Let us celebrate fall together with this fun pumpkin painting craft. Paint may stain clothing so please
6:00 PM Family Night: A Colonial Thanksgiving
Sissonville Branch Library

Thanksgiving is an event we celebrate every year but do you know how the original thanksgiving got started? Come join us as we learn all about a colon
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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10:00 AM Tiny Tots
Main Library

Storytime program designed for ages 18-36 mo.
10:30 AM Jump into Storytime
Elk Valley Express Library

Storytime sessions are designed for children up to 5 years of age. Child and caregiver will enjoy stories, songs, rhymes, movement activities, puppet
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
3:00 PM Teen Book Club
Main Library

Join us in the Teen Zone on November 16 to discuss "Challenger Deep" by Neal Shusterman. Interested teens may request the title at the Zone4 circulati
3:30 PM Teens: After-School Gaming
Sissonville Branch Library

Tired from a long day at school? Need a way to relax? Then come join us at the Sissonville library every Monday and Wednesday at 3:30 and play some vi

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6:30 - 7:30 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
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 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.
1:15 PM Books 'N' More
Main Library

Storytime program for preschoolers including books, music and a simple craft.
4:00 PM Teen Book Club
Sissonville Branch Library

If you love reading and enjoy talking about your favorite books, come join us! This group will meet once a month to discuss a new book that the group
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 Anime Club
St. Albans Branch Library

Are you an anime fan? Come join us as we watch anime and discuss related fandom interests. You can also participate in related activities. We will mee
6:00 PM Teens and Tweens: Coding and Robots
Sissonville Branch Library

Do you like building robots? Have you always wanted to learn how to code in computers? Come join us for an exciting program as Josh Dodd and Shaun Dov
6:00 PM Family Funtime
Riverside Public Library

Stories, crafts, activities and games. Fun for the whole family.

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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 a membership card! Get the card stamped at eac

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11:00 AM Thankful Storytime (Books 'n' More)
Dunbar Branch Library

Storytime for preschoolers and toddlers with a parent or caregiver. Our stories, songs, and crafts will focus on giving thanks.
11:00 AM Brain Games!: Family STEM Program
Main Library

November is National Alzheimer's Disease Awareness Month. Join Alzheimer's Association staff to learn how children can help family members with memo
11:45 AM Playgroup
Dunbar Branch Library

All the fun of a traditional playgroup but with none of the fuss! Immediately following storytime, adults are invited to socialize with other families
1:00 PM Author Signing: Deanna Edens
Sissonville Branch Library

Deanna Edens, former owner of Deanna's School of Dance and a West Virginian native, will have her books for purchase and signing at the Sissonville Pu
3:00 PM Mall Teen Book Group
Charleston Town Center, Main Library

Are you a book addict? If so, join us at the Charleston Town Center Panera Bread for the Teen Mall Book Group. For our November meeting, we will discu

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1:00 PM Golden Years
Sissonville Branch Library

Fun filled afternoon for Seniors with games, crafts, and refreshments.
3:30 PM Teens: After-School Gaming
Sissonville Branch Library

Tired from a long day at school? Need a way to relax? Then come join us at the Sissonville library every Monday and Wednesday at 3:30 and play some vi
6:00 PM Great Decisions Discussion 2016
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 Thanksgiving Fun Night
Dunbar Branch Library

Let the celebration begin -- with an assortment of games designed with Thanksgiving in mind. Each family will also have the opportunity to craft a t
6:00 PM Hooks and Needles
Elk Valley Express 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 I Spy Thanksgiving
Cross Lanes Branch Library

Search the Children's area for the hidden Thanksgiving pictures. Grab a game sheet at the front desk and mark off each one that you find. Return your
10:00 AM Baby & Me
Main Library

Storytime program designed for our youngest patrons.
10:30 AM Born to Read
Nitro Public Library

Storytime for our youngest patrons. Ages Birth-3 with caregiver. Registration required. Registration begins November 7.

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10:00 - 11:00 am Ask a Techie
Dunbar Branch Library

Bring your technology questions to the Dunbar Branch Library resident techies, who will be available to provide personal assistance. Bring your own de
All Day I Spy Thanksgiving
Cross Lanes Branch Library

Search the Children's area for the hidden Thanksgiving pictures. Grab a game sheet at the front desk and mark off each one that you find. Return your
10:00 AM Tiny Tots
Main Library

Storytime program designed for ages 18-36 mo.
10:30 AM 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
Sissonville Branch Library

Come and enjoy an hour of socializing with other parents as the kids play!
11:30 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 Teens: After-School Gaming
Sissonville Branch Library

Tired from a long day at school? Need a way to relax? Then come join us at the Sissonville library every Monday and Wednesday at 3:30 and play some vi
5 p.m. Closing at 5 P.M.
Cross Lanes Branch Library, Dunbar Branch Library, Elk Valley Express 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 close at 5 p.m. for the Thanksgiving holiday.

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

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

Closed for Thanksgiving Holiday

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All Day I Spy Thanksgiving
Cross Lanes Branch Library

Search the Children's area for the hidden Thanksgiving pictures. Grab a game sheet at the front desk and mark off each one that you find. Return your
ALL DAY Closed
Nitro Public Library

Closed for Thanksgiving Holiday

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All Day I Spy Thanksgiving
Cross Lanes Branch Library

Search the Children's area for the hidden Thanksgiving pictures. Grab a game sheet at the front desk and mark off each one that you find. Return your

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3:30 PM Teens: After-School Gaming
Sissonville Branch Library

Tired from a long day at school? Need a way to relax? Then come join us at the Sissonville library every Monday and Wednesday at 3:30 and play some vi
5:30 pm Mandala Rock Painting
St. Albans Branch Library

Join us as we create beautiful, colorful dotted Mandala patterns on rocks. Registration required, limited to 20 participants. Registration starts Octo
6:00 PM Hooks and Needles
Elk Valley Express 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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10:00 AM Baby & Me
Main Library

Storytime program designed for our youngest patrons.
10:30 AM Born to Read
Nitro Public Library

Storytime for our youngest patrons. Ages Birth-3 with caregiver. Registration required. Registration begins November 15.
4:00 PM Game On
Cross Lanes Branch Library

Gamers and novices, meet your friends at the library for Xbox and Wii gaming.
6:00 PM Family Night: PJ Party
Sissonville Branch Library

Join us for an awesome pajama party! Come dressed in your PJ's as we read books, sing songs and have an awesome sleepy-time celebration.
6:30 PM Modern Calligraphy Workshop
Dunbar Branch Library

Join us for a beginner's workshop in modern calligraphy, a free-flowing, less structured form of the old art of lettering. Just in time for the holid

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ALL DAY "Giving Tree" sponsors needed
Cross Lanes Branch Library

The Cross Lanes Library will be hosting the Tyler Mountain / Cross Lanes Community Services "Giving Tree." Tags will be provided for you to select a
ALL MONTH Creative Kids Coloring Contest
Elk Valley Express Library

Celebrate the Thanksgiving season by participating in the Elk Valley Express Library’s coloring contest. The contest will run through the entire mo
10:00 AM Tiny Tots
Main Library

Storytime program designed for ages 18-36 mo.
10:30 AM Jump into Storytime
Elk Valley Express Library

Storytime sessions are designed for children up to 5 years of age. Child and caregiver will enjoy stories, songs, rhymes, movement activities, puppet
3:30 PM Teens: After-School Gaming
Sissonville Branch Library

Tired from a long day at school? Need a way to relax? Then come join us at the Sissonville library every Monday and Wednesday at 3:30 and play some vi

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