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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 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 Family 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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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 Two Day I Spy Special: Turkeys on the Loose!
St. Albans Branch Library

Can you find all five turkeys? If you do, mark them off your game sheet and choose a prize from our treasure chest. Children: Ages 12 and younger.
6:00 PM Dimensional Embroidered Christmas Ornament
Riverside Public 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 Ready, Set, Create! Designed to Survive
St. Albans Branch Library

In this engineering challenge for children in grades 2 - 5, participants investigate ways to engineer structures to resist the forces of nature. All s
6:00 PM Hooks and Needles
Elk Valley Branch Library

Join other needle crafters and work on your current project at the library. Bring your own supplies. Beginners through experts welcome. Adults and Tee

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ALL DAY Two Day I Spy Special: Turkeys on the Loose!
St. Albans Branch Library

Can you find all five turkeys? If you do, mark them off your game sheet and choose a prize from our treasure chest. Children: Ages 12 and younger.
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 Books 'n' More
Riverside Public Library

Storytime programs for preschoolers. Pre-K 3-5 years and caregiver.
12:00 PM Clendenin Library Book Group
Clendenin Branch Library

Join our new Book Group for a discussion of "The First Phone Call from Heaven" by Mitch Albom. Bring a bag lunch if you want; we'll provide drinks and
12:00 PM Clendenin Library Book Group
Clendenin Branch Library

Join our new Book Group for a discussion of "The First Phone Call from Heaven" by Mitch Albom. Bring a bag lunch if you want; we'll provide drinks and
2:00 PM Autumn Leaves Craft
St. Albans Branch Library

Come and make a pretty seasonal craft. Children and caregiver. Supplies are limited. Registration is encouraged. Registration begins October 15, 2018.
6:00 PM Healthy Holiday Eating
Clendenin Branch Library

Are the holidays a stumbling block to keeping good eating habits or do you feel left out while everyone else eats the “good stuff?” April Simpson
6:00 PM Adult Craft Class: Fabric Ornaments
St. Albans Branch Library

Step up your holiday decor this year with a DIY fabric ornament. The wonderful Kingdom Life Fellowship Kingdom Krafters will teach you how to make thi

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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 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
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

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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
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.
6:00 PM Life Size Games
Riverside Public Library

Everyone loves a good board game, right? What if I told you some of those games were jumbo size? Join us for some jumbo games and classic board game
6:00 PM Relax and Color
Cross Lanes Branch Library

Experience relaxation as you color your cares away. Bring your own materials or use those provided by the Cross Lanes Library Board.
6:00 PM Reclamation Day Celebration
St. Albans Branch Library

Are you waiting anxiously to explore the Appalachian Wasteland? Then join us as we prepare for the fallout and celebrate our last few days radiation f

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11:00 AM Cross Lanes Book Discussion Group
Cross Lanes Branch Library

Join the Cross Lanes Book Discussion Group to discuss "Killers of the Flower Moon" by David Grann. The book is available four weeks before our meeting

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11:00 AM Make it and Take It: Holiday Cookie Decorating
Sissonville 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 Make it, Take it Craft
St. Albans Branch Library

Families are invited to visit the library today and create a simple make it, take it craft.
2:00 PM Matinee Movie at the Library
Elk Valley Branch Library

Join us to watch a family friendly movie on the library's big screen. Call the library (304-965-3636) to find out what will be showing.
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 Magical Beasts: I Spy
Cross Lanes Branch Library

Do you have what it takes to find the escaped DRAGONS? Game sheets can be found at the circulation desk. Limit one prize, children 12 and under please
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
5:30 PM Teens: Wintertime Wood Decorating
Clendenin Branch Library

Create a unique wintertime decoration for inside or out. Paint wooden blocks to look like a snowman, reindeer, Santa or a penguin. Use your imaginat

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ALL DAY Magical Beasts: I Spy
Cross Lanes Branch Library

Do you have what it takes to find the escaped DRAGONS? Game sheets can be found at the circulation desk. Limit one prize, children 12 and under please
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
10:30 AM Playgroup at the Library
St. Albans Branch Library

All the fun of a traditional playgroup but with none of the fuss! Drop in to socialize with other families and play with toys reserved just for this a
11:00 AM Playgroup at the Library
Elk Valley Branch Library

All the fun of a traditional playgroup, but none of the fuss! A great opportunity for children to play and interact under caregivers' supervision. D
11:00 AM Playgroup @ the Library
Cross Lanes Branch Library

All the fun of a traditional playgroup but with none of the fuss! Drop in to socialize with other families and play with toys reserved just for this a
11:30 AM Homeschool Day
Riverside Public Library

Learn about research tools and resources.
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 DAY Magical Beasts: I Spy
Cross Lanes Branch Library

Do you have what it takes to find the escaped DRAGONS? Game sheets can be found at the circulation desk. Limit one prize, children 12 and under please
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 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
Riverside Public Library

Stories, crafts, activities and games. Fun for the whole family.
6:00 PM Instant What? : Getting Started with Your Instant Pot or Multicooker
Cross Lanes Branch Library

Did you get an Instant Pot for Christmas that hasn’t left its box because you are too nervous to try it out? Considering buying an Instant Pot or an

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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 Magical Beasts: I Spy
Cross Lanes Branch Library

Do you have what it takes to find the escaped DRAGONS? Game sheets can be found at the circulation desk. Limit one prize, children 12 and under please

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ALL DAY Magical Beasts: I Spy
Cross Lanes Branch Library

Do you have what it takes to find the escaped DRAGONS? Game sheets can be found at the circulation desk. Limit one prize, children 12 and under please
11:00AM-1:30 PM Magical Beasts in the Library!
Cross Lanes Branch Library

Break out your wands and cast some spells at this drop in program. Visit stations around the library to create crafts, snacks and more!
11:00 AM Family STEM Program: Disaster Preparedness
Main Library

Learn the best ways to prepare and stay safe during a disaster. Each participant will receive a pillowcase to personalize to use as their emergency ki

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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
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
10:00 AM Baby & Me Storytime
Main Library

Storytime program for ages birth-18 months. Babies and caregivers will enjoy books, songs, rhymes, and more in this interactive program. Afterwards st
12:00 PM Elk Valley Book Group
Elk Valley Branch Library

Join Book Group members for a discussion of "Commonwealth" by Ann Patchett. Copies of the book are available for checkout from the circulation desk.
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 Healthy Holiday Eating
Dunbar Branch Library

Are the holidays a stumbling block to keeping good eating habits or do you feel left out while everyone else eats the “good stuff?” April Simpson
6:00 PM Acrylic Pour Painting
Cross Lanes Branch Library

Create a unique work of art with this trendy abstract painting technique. All the supplies for this quick and customizable craft will be provided. Jus

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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
5 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 close at 5 p.m. for the Thanksgiving holiday.

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All Day Closed
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.

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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

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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

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4:00 PM Teen Time
Riverside Public Library

Bring a friend and challenge them to a Wii game.
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: Tie-Dyed Tile Coasters
Elk Valley Branch Library

Enjoy an afternoon of relaxation, crafting, and time with friends. This month we will make coasters that we dye with colorful permanent markers. All
6:00 PM St. Albans Book Group
St. Albans Branch Library

Join Book Group members for a discussion of "The Runaway Midwife" by Patricia Harman. Copies of the book are available for checkout from the circulati
6:00 PM Dimensional Embroidered Christmas Ornament
Clendenin 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 b

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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 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
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 Born to Read
Riverside Public Library

Storytime program for our youngest patrons.
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 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
11:30 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. For November's meetin

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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.
6:00 PM Healthy Holiday Eating
Sissonville Branch Library

Are the holidays a stumbling block to keeping good eating habits or do you feel left out while everyone else eats the “good stuff?” April Simpson
6:00 PM Dimensional Embroidered Christmas Ornament
Dunbar 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 b
6:00 PM Brick Builders
Riverside Public Library

A large assortment of plastic bricks will be available for patrons to make their own design. Work alone or in groups to build one of our models.

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