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October 26th - 1st, 2020
Adult Virtual Book Talks Join us Saturdays in October on Facebook for our virtual book talk series! What is a book talk? It is a brief, informative video led by KCPL librarians and staff to introduce you to their favorite book picks, inspiring you to read the titles as well!
October 26, 10:30 AM
Armchair Travels Join children's librarians Cathy and Mary as they read creepy stories and share the history behind some well-known and lesser known spooky places in West Virginia.
October 27, 5:00 PM
TEENS: Minecraft Madness Join us every Wednesday at 4:00 PM on Discord and Xbox Live to play Minecraft! Send our Teen Librarian an email with your Discord username and Xbox gamertag to be invited to our server.
October 28, 4:00 PM
Virtual Storytime Enjoy a new story with us on Facebook. Plus suggestions for other great books for children.
October 28, 10:30 A.M.
TEENS: Anime Afternoon Online Join us on our Discord server as we chat and watch different anime shows and movies! Send us an email with your Discord name to be added to the server.
October 29, 3:30 PM
5 Word Story Whats happening in the picture? Tell us in 5 words!
October 29, 4:00 P.M.
WV It Takes a Village Seniors Presentation Series: Your Guide to Disability and Disability Medicare WV It Takes a Village is a series of free seminars and workshops aimed to create a kinder, stronger and healthier community for our senior neighbors. Attorney David Pence walks us through the process of filing a disability claim and Medicare Specialist Tabitha Justice explains the medicare options that come with disability.
October 30, 2:00 PM
1st Chapter Fridays Sneak peek of a variety of chapter books for children
October 30, 3:00 P.M.
Halloween Movie Marathon We will be hosting a Halloween Movie Marathon all day starting at noon! If you want to join our Discord channel, send our teen librarian an email with your Discord username to get a link to the server.
October 30, 12:00 PM
WV It Takes a Village Seniors Presentation Series: West Virginia Health Right, Inc: Filling Gaps in Care for WV Seniors WV It Takes a Village is a series of free seminars and workshops aimed to create a kinder, stronger and healthier community for our senior neighbors. Dr. Angie Settle, CEO, and Rhonda Francis, Clinical Coordinator, of West Virginia Health Right, Inc. will talk about the many services offered at the clinic that benefit our low-income seniors and other adults who are uninsured or have Medicaid or Medicare. Medical and specialist care, dental care, pharmaceutical services, behavioral health care, vision care, substance use disorder care, infectious disease testing, a robust health education program and mobile dental services are provided by the clinic to over 29,000 adults in need each year. They will discuss the history of the clinic, it's mission, the various programs and what services are offered and how to access care in this invaluable program.
October 31, 2:00 PM
Take and Make Adult Craft: DIY Yarn Pumpkins Stop by the Circulation Desk at the Main Library during the month of November to pick up a DIY Yarn Pumpkin kit! Included in the kit is everything you'll need to create a yarn pumpkin using yarn, a chenille stem, balloon, and glue. Instructions are included. Available while supplies last. Adults.
November 1, ALL MONTH
Take and Make Craft Kits: Wine Glass Succulents Stop by your favorite branch to pick up a take and make kit to create a one of a kind wine glass succulent planter! Succulents are artificial so they will last forever. Included in the kit is everything you'll need to create one: wine glass, sand, rocks, and one succulent. Instructions are included. While supplies last. Adults.
November 1, ALL MONTH
NaNoWriMo Writing Challenge

National Novel Writing Month began in 1999 as a daunting but straightforward challenge: to write 50,000 words of a novel in thirty days. Now, each year on November 1, hundreds of thousands of people around the world begin to write, determined to end the month with 50,000 words of a brand new novel.

Join the KCPL NaNoWriMo challenge and do your best to try to write 50,000 words this month! Each activity badge represents words written. Everyone who completes the program and earns the 50,000 point badge will win a light-up KCPL logo pen (while supplies last)! Also be sure to check out our Facebook page daily during the month of November for a new writing prompt to help get your creative juices flowing. Print calendars of writing prompts are also available. Ages 14 and up.

Click here to sign up.


 

November 1, ALL MONTH