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ALL MONTH Winter Wonderland I-Spy
Main Library

Search the children's floor for fun winter pictures that celebrate the holidays and snow! Once you have found all the pictures, turn in your game shee
ALL MONTH Give Back Tree
Elk Valley Branch Library

The library is collecting donated items for Elk River Backpack Blessings. Their mission is to provide food and other small items to students whose ma

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ALL MONTH Give Back Tree
Elk Valley Branch Library

The library is collecting donated items for Elk River Backpack Blessings. Their mission is to provide food and other small items to students whose ma
ALL DAY Teens: Creative Crafts
Main Library

Each Monday we will have a new craft available for teens to create! Stop by Zone 4 each Monday to try out a new craft.
ALL MONTH Winter Wonderland I-Spy
Main Library

Search the children's floor for fun winter pictures that celebrate the holidays and snow! Once you have found all the pictures, turn in your game shee
ALL MONTH Holiday Decoration Exchange
Elk Valley Branch Library

Do you have some holiday decorations that you no longer use? Need something new to add to your holiday displays? If you have too many decorations, b
6:00 p.m. Family Fun Night: Visit from Santa
Dunbar Branch Library

Santa and Mrs. Claus will be at the Dunbar Branch Library for Family Fun Night! Come and join us for an evening of crafts and fun. The craft will be h
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 Adult Crafting Class
Riverside Public Library

Wreath making for the Holidays! We will make a small wreath that you can give as a gift or keep for yourself. Supplies are limited!

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ALL MONTH Winter Wonderland I-Spy
Main Library

Search the children's floor for fun winter pictures that celebrate the holidays and snow! Once you have found all the pictures, turn in your game shee
ALL DAY Giving Tree
Cross Lanes Branch Library

The holiday toy and clothing drive is now underway! Cross Lanes Branch Library is partnering with Tyler Mountain Cross Lanes Community Services to mat
ALL MONTH Holiday Decoration Exchange
Elk Valley Branch Library

Do you have some holiday decorations that you no longer use? Need something new to add to your holiday displays? If you have too many decorations, b
ALL MONTH Give Back Tree
Elk Valley Branch Library

The library is collecting donated items for Elk River Backpack Blessings. Their mission is to provide food and other small items to students whose ma
10:00 AM Baby & Me Storytime
Main Library

Interactive program with books, songs, rhymes, and more. Afterwards stay, play, and socialize in our children's play area.
10:30 AM Born to Read
Nitro Public Library

Storytime for our youngest patrons. Birth-3 with caregiver. Registration required. Registration begins November 19.
11:00 AM Crochet Club
Cross Lanes Branch Library

Join us in the meeting room at the Cross Lanes Branch Library for a weekly gathering to work on your latest project and enjoy the company of other yar
12:00 PM Golden Years
Clendenin Branch Library

Seniors are invited to enjoy a fun-filled afternoon of crafts, music and games. This includes Bingo and prizes. Light refreshments provided. Seniors.
3:45 P.M. Teen Time
Riverside Public Library

Bring a friend and challenge them to a Wii or board game. Free refreshments will be provided.
5:30 PM Family Movie Night
Sissonville Branch Library

Relax and enjoy a family-friendly movie. There will be enough popcorn and fun for everyone!
6:00 PM Ornament Workshop
Clendenin Branch Library

Create new ornaments for your holiday celebrations. Sample ornaments will be on display at the library. All ages. Limit 25. Registration begins Novemb
6:30 PM St. Albans Writes: Brett Armstrong
St. Albans Branch Library

Local author Brett Armstrong has been exploring other worlds as a writer since age nine. Years later, he still writes, but now invites others along on

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11:00 AM - 12:00 PM Playgroup
Sissonville Branch Library

Children will have fun playing with others their own age, while adults can relax and chat.
3:30 - 4:45 PM Game On!
Sissonville Branch Library

Grab a friend and get in the game! Teens & tweens are invited to meet up at the library for good times, good friends, and gaming. You won't want to mi
ALL MONTH Holiday Decoration Exchange
Elk Valley Branch Library

Do you have some holiday decorations that you no longer use? Need something new to add to your holiday displays? If you have too many decorations, b
ALL MONTH Winter Wonderland I-Spy
Main Library

Search the children's floor for fun winter pictures that celebrate the holidays and snow! Once you have found all the pictures, turn in your game shee
ALL DAY Giving Tree
Cross Lanes Branch Library

The holiday toy and clothing drive is now underway! Cross Lanes Branch Library is partnering with Tyler Mountain Cross Lanes Community Services to mat
ALL MONTH Give Back Tree
Elk Valley Branch Library

The library is collecting donated items for Elk River Backpack Blessings. Their mission is to provide food and other small items to students whose ma
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM Jump into Storytime
Sissonville Branch Library

Storytime sessions are designed for children up to 5 years of age.
10:00 AM Tiny Tots Storytime
Main Library

Interactive program with books, songs, rhymes, music and more! Afterwards, stay, play, and socialize in our children's play area or join our 10:35 a.m
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
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 Knit a Bit
St. Albans Branch Library

Join other knitters and work on your current project at the library. Bring your own supplies. Beginners through experts welcome. Adults.
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
10:35 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
11:00 AM Playgroup
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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5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Holiday Open House
St. Albans Branch Library

An evening of holiday cheer. Visit with Santa and Mrs. Claus from 6 pm-7 pm. Enjoy crafts, refreshments, and a special model train layout. Sponsored b
ALL DAY Giving Tree
Cross Lanes Branch Library

The holiday toy and clothing drive is now underway! Cross Lanes Branch Library is partnering with Tyler Mountain Cross Lanes Community Services to mat
ALL MONTH Winter Wonderland I-Spy
Main Library

Search the children's floor for fun winter pictures that celebrate the holidays and snow! Once you have found all the pictures, turn in your game shee
ALL MONTH Give Back Tree
Elk Valley Branch Library

The library is collecting donated items for Elk River Backpack Blessings. Their mission is to provide food and other small items to students whose ma
ALL MONTH Holiday Decoration Exchange
Elk Valley Branch Library

Do you have some holiday decorations that you no longer use? Need something new to add to your holiday displays? If you have too many decorations, b
6:00-7:30 PM Holiday Open House: Winter Wonderland Party!
Elk Valley Branch Library

Join us for a fun evening of Holiday Cheer! We will have crafts for all ages. Have a Holiday Caricature made by artist JR Earls of you and your fami
10:30 a.m. 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 a.m. Playgroup
Dunbar Branch Library

Playgroup is a time for your child to socialize and play. The program helps children learn to interact and engage with other children through special
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
11:00 A.M. Board Games
Riverside Public Library

Bring a friend and challenge them to a board game or play against other patrons.
11:30 AM Playgroup @ the Library
Clendenin 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. Dro
1:15 PM Books 'N' More
Main Library

Preschoolers will love this storytime! We read books, practice rhymes, dance, and make a craft. Afterwards, parents and children can socialize in our
3:00 PM Thursday Book Group
Main Library

This discussion group will enjoy nine books from different genres (novels, short stories, memoir, biography) featuring literary giants such as Hemingw
3:30 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
4:30 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 Women's
6:00 P.M. Holiday Open House
Riverside Public Library

Join us at the library for an evening of crafts, refreshments and holiday cheer. Parents are invited to bring their cameras and take pictures of thei
6:30 PM Mini Macrame Pine Tree
Cross Lanes Branch Library

Use simple macrame techniques to create a small pine tree decoration. Registration begins November 14, 2019.

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ALL MONTH Winter Wonderland I-Spy
Main Library

Search the children's floor for fun winter pictures that celebrate the holidays and snow! Once you have found all the pictures, turn in your game shee
ALL MONTH Give Back Tree
Elk Valley Branch Library

The library is collecting donated items for Elk River Backpack Blessings. Their mission is to provide food and other small items to students whose ma
ALL MONTH Holiday Decoration Exchange
Elk Valley Branch Library

Do you have some holiday decorations that you no longer use? Need something new to add to your holiday displays? If you have too many decorations, b
ALL DAY Silent Basket Auction
Cross Lanes Branch Library

Come in and see more than twenty beautiful book baskets that you can bid on silently to win from December 6-13 at 3:00 pm, when bidding ends. You can
ALL DAY Giving Tree
Cross Lanes Branch Library

The holiday toy and clothing drive is now underway! Cross Lanes Branch Library is partnering with Tyler Mountain Cross Lanes Community Services to mat
2:00 PM Holiday Cookies!
St. Albans Branch Library

Bring a batch of your favorite holiday cookies and a copy of your recipe to share at our cookie exchange. Adult.
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
6:30 PM Cross Lanes Holiday Open House
Cross Lanes Branch Library

Get in the holiday mood at the Cross Lanes Library's Annual Holiday Open House. Several activities are planned, including music by Andrew Jackson Mid

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ALL MONTH Give Back Tree
Elk Valley Branch Library

The library is collecting donated items for Elk River Backpack Blessings. Their mission is to provide food and other small items to students whose ma
ALL MONTH Winter Wonderland I-Spy
Main Library

Search the children's floor for fun winter pictures that celebrate the holidays and snow! Once you have found all the pictures, turn in your game shee
ALL MONTH Holiday Decoration Exchange
Elk Valley Branch Library

Do you have some holiday decorations that you no longer use? Need something new to add to your holiday displays? If you have too many decorations, b
ALL DAY Silent Basket Auction
Cross Lanes Branch Library

Come in and see more than twenty beautiful book baskets that you can bid on silently to win from December 6-13 at 3:00 pm, when bidding ends. You can
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM A Visit with the Clauses
Main Library

Get in the holiday mood with this special library event! Santa and Mrs. Claus are making a special stop at our library in the Children's Department fr
2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Dunbar Branch Holiday Open House
Dunbar Branch Library

Join us for refreshments, entertainment, and activities for the whole family as we usher in the holiday season. There will be live music and several h
ALL DAY Sissonville Community Christmas
Sissonville Branch Library

Join us for the first-ever Sissonville Community Christmas! This community-wide holiday celebration will offer a full day of activities with fun for e
ALL DAY Giving Tree
Cross Lanes Branch Library

The holiday toy and clothing drive is now underway! Cross Lanes Branch Library is partnering with Tyler Mountain Cross Lanes Community Services to mat
10:30 A.M. Golden Years
Riverside Public Library

Fun-filled activities for seniors with games and crafts.
10:30 AM Holiday Gifts 101
St. Albans Branch Library

Have no clue what to get someone this holiday season? Come to this informative session where we will examine the hottest items on everyone's wish list
12:00 PM Cookies, Crafts, and Cocoa!
St. Albans Branch Library

Stop by the library between 12 p.m.-1:30 p.m. for some parade day fun. Sponsored by the St. Albans Branch Library Advisory Board. All Ages.
12:00 PM Holiday Open House
Clendenin Branch Library

Bring in the holiday season with a celebration at the library. Decorate the library’s Christmas tree, play games, make crafts and visit with Santa!
2:00 PM Wood Ornaments
Main Library

Get ready for the holiday season! Join us for a fun wood ornament making class! Registration required. Adults only.
2:00 PM Disney Frozen Jr. Sneak Preview
Main Library

A story of true love and acceptance between sisters, Frozen JR. expands upon the emotional relationship and journey between Princesses Anna and Elsa.

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ALL MONTH Give Back Tree
Elk Valley Branch Library

The library is collecting donated items for Elk River Backpack Blessings. Their mission is to provide food and other small items to students whose ma
ALL MONTH Holiday Decoration Exchange
Elk Valley Branch Library

Do you have some holiday decorations that you no longer use? Need something new to add to your holiday displays? If you have too many decorations, b
ALL MONTH Winter Wonderland I-Spy
Main Library

Search the children's floor for fun winter pictures that celebrate the holidays and snow! Once you have found all the pictures, turn in your game shee

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ALL MONTH Winter Wonderland I-Spy
Main Library

Search the children's floor for fun winter pictures that celebrate the holidays and snow! Once you have found all the pictures, turn in your game shee
ALL MONTH Give Back Tree
Elk Valley Branch Library

The library is collecting donated items for Elk River Backpack Blessings. Their mission is to provide food and other small items to students whose ma
ALL DAY Teens: Creative Crafts
Main Library

Each Monday we will have a new craft available for teens to create! Stop by Zone 4 each Monday to try out a new craft.
ALL MONTH Holiday Decoration Exchange
Elk Valley Branch Library

Do you have some holiday decorations that you no longer use? Need something new to add to your holiday displays? If you have too many decorations, b
11:00 AM Patron Appreciation Day
Nitro Public Library

Come join us by the fireplace for some cookies and punch from 11 a.m.-4 p.m.
6:00 pm Wonderful Wood Ornaments
St. Albans Branch Library

Join us as we create unique wood ornaments for the holidays! Registration required, limited to 20 participants. Registration starts November 12.
6:00 PM Book Lovers Unite: A Book Discussion Group
Riverside Public Library

The group will meet on the second Monday of each month at 6 p.m. The discussion will be "Ordinary Grace" by William Kent Krueger. Copies are available
6:00 p.m. Movie Night at the Library!
Dunbar Branch Library

Sit back and enjoy a family movie (rated G or PG) among friends. Popcorn will be provided.
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 Holiday Decoration Exchange
Elk Valley Branch Library

Do you have some holiday decorations that you no longer use? Need something new to add to your holiday displays? If you have too many decorations, b
ALL MONTH Give Back Tree
Elk Valley Branch Library

The library is collecting donated items for Elk River Backpack Blessings. Their mission is to provide food and other small items to students whose ma
ALL DAY Giving Tree
Cross Lanes Branch Library

The holiday toy and clothing drive is now underway! Cross Lanes Branch Library is partnering with Tyler Mountain Cross Lanes Community Services to mat
ALL DAY Silent Basket Auction
Cross Lanes Branch Library

Come in and see more than twenty beautiful book baskets that you can bid on silently to win from December 6-13 at 3:00 pm, when bidding ends. You can
ALL MONTH Winter Wonderland I-Spy
Main Library

Search the children's floor for fun winter pictures that celebrate the holidays and snow! Once you have found all the pictures, turn in your game shee
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 November 26.
11:00 AM Crochet Club
Cross Lanes Branch Library

Join us in the meeting room at the Cross Lanes Branch Library for a weekly gathering to work on your latest project and enjoy the company of other yar
1:30 PM Adult Crafternoon: Holiday Ornament Workshop
Elk Valley Branch Library

Create new ornaments for your holiday celebrations. Whether you have never done any crafts or if you craft all the time you will enjoy making these fu
3:30 PM Teen Tuesday: Homemade Holiday
Cross Lanes Branch Library

Teens and tweens can join us after school on select Tuesdays each month for a variety of fun activities including gaming, crafts, and more. This week
3:45 P.M. Teen Time
Riverside Public Library

Bring a friend and challenge them to a Wii or board game. Free refreshments will be provided.

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ALL DAY Giving Tree
Cross Lanes Branch Library

The holiday toy and clothing drive is now underway! Cross Lanes Branch Library is partnering with Tyler Mountain Cross Lanes Community Services to mat
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM Jump into Storytime
Sissonville Branch Library

Storytime sessions are designed for children up to 5 years of age.
ALL DAY Silent Basket Auction
Cross Lanes Branch Library

Come in and see more than twenty beautiful book baskets that you can bid on silently to win from December 6-13 at 3:00 pm, when bidding ends. You can
ALL MONTH Holiday Decoration Exchange
Elk Valley Branch Library

Do you have some holiday decorations that you no longer use? Need something new to add to your holiday displays? If you have too many decorations, b
3:30 - 4:45 PM Game On!
Sissonville Branch Library

Grab a friend and get in the game! Teens & tweens are invited to meet up at the library for good times, good friends, and gaming. You won't want to mi
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM Playgroup
Sissonville Branch Library

Children will have fun playing with others their own age, while adults can relax and chat.
ALL MONTH Winter Wonderland I-Spy
Main Library

Search the children's floor for fun winter pictures that celebrate the holidays and snow! Once you have found all the pictures, turn in your game shee
ALL MONTH Give Back Tree
Elk Valley Branch Library

The library is collecting donated items for Elk River Backpack Blessings. Their mission is to provide food and other small items to students whose ma
10:00 AM Tiny Tots Storytime
Main Library

Toddlers and caregivers will enjoy books, stories, songs, rhymes, and more in this interactive program. Afterwards, stay, play, and socialize in our c
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
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 Rhythm and Rhyme Time
Cross Lanes Branch Library

Get moving at this interactive storytime! Little ones will develop early literacy skills in a fun way with music, dancing, singing and stories.
10:30 AM Knit a Bit
St. Albans Branch Library

Join other knitters and work on your current project at the library. Bring your own supplies. Beginners through experts welcome. Adults.
10:35 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
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
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
12:30 PM Homeschool Day
Clendenin Branch Library

Homeschool families will meet together to learn about the library services and resources and work on a different fun lesson every month. Make new frie
1:00 PM Family Storytime: Do bears really sleep all winter?
Main Library

Have fun learning about animal hibernation and healthy sleep habits. Special guest, Dr. Ted E Bear from Aetna will be on hand for hugs and high fives.
6:00 PM Books On Tap
Black Sheep Burritos

Science Fiction/Fantasy Book Group for Adults Only. Meeting at Black Sheep Burrito and Brews, 702 Quarrier Street. This is a book group where adul


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6:00 PM-8:00 PM Family Mixed-Media Art Workshop
Clendenin Branch Library

What better way for families to celebrate together than by creating their own mixed-media art in celebration of the beloved picture book, "The Very Hu
ALL MONTH Holiday Decoration Exchange
Elk Valley Branch Library

Do you have some holiday decorations that you no longer use? Need something new to add to your holiday displays? If you have too many decorations, b
ALL MONTH Give Back Tree
Elk Valley Branch Library

The library is collecting donated items for Elk River Backpack Blessings. Their mission is to provide food and other small items to students whose ma
ALL DAY Giving Tree
Cross Lanes Branch Library

The holiday toy and clothing drive is now underway! Cross Lanes Branch Library is partnering with Tyler Mountain Cross Lanes Community Services to mat
ALL MONTH Winter Wonderland I-Spy
Main Library

Search the children's floor for fun winter pictures that celebrate the holidays and snow! Once you have found all the pictures, turn in your game shee
5:00 PM-7:00 PM Holiday Open House
Main Library

Get in the holiday mood at the Main Library’s Annual Holiday Open House & stay for the Christmas Parade! Activities for all ages are planned. The Ka
ALL DAY Silent Basket Auction
Cross Lanes Branch Library

Come in and see more than twenty beautiful book baskets that you can bid on silently to win from December 6-13 at 3:00 pm, when bidding ends. You can
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 a.m. 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 a.m. Playgroup
Dunbar Branch Library

Playgroup is a time for your child to socialize and play. The program helps children learn to interact and engage with other children through special
11:00 A.M. Board Games
Riverside Public Library

Bring a friend and challenge them to a board game or play against other patrons.
12:00 PM Clendenin Library Book Group
Clendenin Branch Library

Join our Book Group for a discussion of "News of the World" by Paulette Jiles. Bring a bag lunch if you want; we'll provide drinks and snacks. Copies
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
Main Library

Preschoolers will love this storytime! We read books, practice rhymes, dance, and make a craft. Afterwards, parents and children can socialize in our
3:30 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
5:30 PM Christmas Card Workshop
Elk Valley Branch Library

Special guest Susie Smith will teach a card making class. Tweens, teens and adults are invited to create a festive accordion style card. Participate
6:00 PM Glorious Glass
St. Albans Branch Library

Join local glass artist Tammie Pursley as she explains various stained glass techniques, equipment, and the different types of glass. You will also cr
6:00 P.M. Holiday Crafts
Riverside Public Library

Children can make a variety of holiday crafts to take home.
6:00 PM DIY: Mini Snow Globe
Nitro Public Library

Come create your own personal mini snow globe! This snow globe can be made into either a necklace or keyring. Such an adorable and easy handmade gift
6:00 pm Let's Get Cooking!
Dunbar Branch Library

Do you love cooking and looking at different cookbooks and recipes? Let’s Get Cooking meets the second Thursday of every month at 6 p.m. in the Dun
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.
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ALL DAY Giving Tree
Cross Lanes Branch Library

The holiday toy and clothing drive is now underway! Cross Lanes Branch Library is partnering with Tyler Mountain Cross Lanes Community Services to mat
ALL MONTH Give Back Tree
Elk Valley Branch Library

The library is collecting donated items for Elk River Backpack Blessings. Their mission is to provide food and other small items to students whose ma
Until 3:00 Silent Basket Auction
Cross Lanes Branch Library

Come in and see more than twenty beautiful book baskets that you can bid on silently to win from December 6-13 at 3:00 pm, when bidding ends. You can
ALL MONTH Holiday Decoration Exchange
Elk Valley Branch Library

Do you have some holiday decorations that you no longer use? Need something new to add to your holiday displays? If you have too many decorations, b
ALL MONTH Winter Wonderland I-Spy
Main Library

Search the children's floor for fun winter pictures that celebrate the holidays and snow! Once you have found all the pictures, turn in your game shee
11:00 AM Cross Lanes Book Discussion Group
Cross Lanes Branch Library

Join the Cross Lanes Book Discussion Group to discuss "Station Eleven" by Emily St. John Mandel. The book is available four weeks before our meeting
1:00 PM Crafternoon: Holiday Card Wreath
Cross Lanes Branch Library

Enjoy refreshments and some festive holiday music as we make unique wreaths you can use to display greeting cards during the holiday season. This prog

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ALL MONTH Winter Wonderland I-Spy
Main Library

Search the children's floor for fun winter pictures that celebrate the holidays and snow! Once you have found all the pictures, turn in your game shee
ALL MONTH Give Back Tree
Elk Valley Branch Library

The library is collecting donated items for Elk River Backpack Blessings. Their mission is to provide food and other small items to students whose ma
ALL MONTH Holiday Decoration Exchange
Elk Valley Branch Library

Do you have some holiday decorations that you no longer use? Need something new to add to your holiday displays? If you have too many decorations, b
10:30 AM Winter Collage
St. Albans Branch Library

Make a mixed media collage of your favorite things about winter. Family.
11:00AM Holiday Gift Wrapping Party
Cross Lanes Branch Library

Need a space to wrap your presents away from prying eyes? Drop in from 11 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. and use our supplies to create beautiful packages ready for
12:00 PM Teens: Dungeons and Dragons Club
Main Library

ADVENTURERS WANTED! Interested in joining a Dungeons and Dragons club? Never played before? No problem! Join us on the second Saturday of each month f

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ALL MONTH Holiday Decoration Exchange
Elk Valley Branch Library

Do you have some holiday decorations that you no longer use? Need something new to add to your holiday displays? If you have too many decorations, b
ALL MONTH Give Back Tree
Elk Valley Branch Library

The library is collecting donated items for Elk River Backpack Blessings. Their mission is to provide food and other small items to students whose ma
ALL MONTH Winter Wonderland I-Spy
Main Library

Search the children's floor for fun winter pictures that celebrate the holidays and snow! Once you have found all the pictures, turn in your game shee

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ALL MONTH Give Back Tree
Elk Valley Branch Library

The library is collecting donated items for Elk River Backpack Blessings. Their mission is to provide food and other small items to students whose ma
ALL DAY Teens: Creative Crafts
Main Library

Each Monday we will have a new craft available for teens to create! Stop by Zone 4 each Monday to try out a new craft.
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 Holiday Decoration Exchange
Elk Valley Branch Library

Do you have some holiday decorations that you no longer use? Need something new to add to your holiday displays? If you have too many decorations, b
ALL MONTH Winter Wonderland I-Spy
Main Library

Search the children's floor for fun winter pictures that celebrate the holidays and snow! Once you have found all the pictures, turn in your game shee
1:00 PM Golden Years
Sissonville Branch Library

Fun-filled afternoon for seniors with games, crafts, and refreshments.
3:00 PM Teens: Holiday Party
Main Library

We'll be spending the evening making all sorts of holiday-themed crafts and snacks.
4:00pm NaNoWriMo! (National Novel Writing Month)
Riverside Public Library

"National Novel Writing Month, or NaNoWriMo, is a fun, seat-of-your-pants approach to creative writing. Valuing enthusiasm, determination, and a deadl
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 Family Fun Night: Snowman
Nitro Public Library

Come enjoy an evening of fun with your family with crafts and activities and games relating to snowmen. Registration required. Registration begins Dec

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ALL MONTH Give Back Tree
Elk Valley Branch Library

The library is collecting donated items for Elk River Backpack Blessings. Their mission is to provide food and other small items to students whose ma
ALL MONTH Winter Wonderland I-Spy
Main Library

Search the children's floor for fun winter pictures that celebrate the holidays and snow! Once you have found all the pictures, turn in your game shee
4-6:30 PM Holiday Open House
Glasgow Branch Library

Check out our special collection of cookbooks for the holiday season. Families can make a fun craft. Free refreshments will be provided.
All Day I Spy Holiday Cheer
Cross Lanes Branch Library

Happy Holidays! Find the hidden holiday pictures and earn a prize. Just grab a game sheet at the front desk and mark off all that you find. Find them
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 Holiday Decoration Exchange
Elk Valley Branch Library

Do you have some holiday decorations that you no longer use? Need something new to add to your holiday displays? If you have too many decorations, b
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 December 3.
11:00 AM Crochet Club
Cross Lanes Branch Library

Join us in the meeting room at the Cross Lanes Branch Library for a weekly gathering to work on your latest project and enjoy the company of other yar
3:30 PM Teen Tuesday: Holiday Cards
Cross Lanes Branch Library

Teens and tweens can join us after school on select Tuesdays each month for a variety of fun activities including gaming, crafts, and more. This week
3:45 P.M. Teen Time
Riverside Public Library

Bring a friend and challenge them to a Wii or board game. Free refreshments will be provided.
6:00 PM Holidays From the Heart
Sissonville Branch Library

Some of the best gifts are the ones our loved ones make themselves. Join us as we spend the evening crafting some fun, handmade gifts from the heart.
6:00 PM Teen Time: Silent Library
Elk Valley Branch Library

Based on the popular Japanese game show with the same name, this event will feature teens competing in weird, bizarre, and funny stunts all while tryi
6:00 PM Teens: Holiday Fun
Clendenin Branch Library

Turn a ceramic plate into a work of art and use it for the holidays. Then have fun playing the White Elephant Gift Exchange game! Refreshments provi
6:30 PM Taste Test Tuesday: Candy Bar All-Stars!
St. Albans Branch Library

Nougat or nuts? Milk or dark chocolate? Crispy or chewy? In a world filled with candy bar options, it can sometimes be hard to choose a favorite. Tas

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ALL MONTH Holiday Decoration Exchange
Elk Valley Branch Library

Do you have some holiday decorations that you no longer use? Need something new to add to your holiday displays? If you have too many decorations, b
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM Playgroup
Sissonville Branch Library

Children will have fun playing with others their own age, while adults can relax and chat.
All Day I Spy Holiday Cheer
Cross Lanes Branch Library

Happy Holidays! Find the hidden holiday pictures and earn a prize. Just grab a game sheet at the front desk and mark off all that you find. Find them
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM Jump into Storytime
Sissonville Branch Library

Storytime sessions are designed for children up to 5 years of age.
3:30 - 4:45 PM Game On!
Sissonville Branch Library

Grab a friend and get in the game! Teens & tweens are invited to meet up at the library for good times, good friends, and gaming. You won't want to mi
ALL MONTH Winter Wonderland I-Spy
Main Library

Search the children's floor for fun winter pictures that celebrate the holidays and snow! Once you have found all the pictures, turn in your game shee
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 Give Back Tree
Elk Valley Branch Library

The library is collecting donated items for Elk River Backpack Blessings. Their mission is to provide food and other small items to students whose ma
10:00 AM Tiny Tots Storytime
Main Library

Toddlers and caregivers will enjoy books, stories, songs, rhymes, and more in this interactive program. Afterwards, stay, play, and socialize in our c
10:30 AM Knit a Bit
St. Albans Branch Library

Join other knitters and work on your current project at the library. Bring your own supplies. Beginners through experts welcome. Adults.
10:30 AM Books 'n' More
St. Albans Branch Library

Storytime programs for preschoolers. Pre-K 3-5 years 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
10:35 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
11:00 AM Playgroup
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 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

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All Day I Spy Holiday Cheer
Cross Lanes Branch Library

Happy Holidays! Find the hidden holiday pictures and earn a prize. Just grab a game sheet at the front desk and mark off all that you find. Find them
ALL MONTH Give Back Tree
Elk Valley Branch Library

The library is collecting donated items for Elk River Backpack Blessings. Their mission is to provide food and other small items to students whose ma
ALL MONTH Holiday Decoration Exchange
Elk Valley Branch Library

Do you have some holiday decorations that you no longer use? Need something new to add to your holiday displays? If you have too many decorations, b
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 Winter Wonderland I-Spy
Main Library

Search the children's floor for fun winter pictures that celebrate the holidays and snow! Once you have found all the pictures, turn in your game shee
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
11:00 A.M. Board Games
Riverside Public Library

Bring a friend and challenge them to a board game or play against other patrons.
11:30 AM Playgroup @ the Library
Clendenin 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. Dro
1:15 PM Books 'N' More
Main Library

Preschoolers will love this storytime! We read books, practice rhymes, dance, and make a craft. Afterwards, parents and children can socialize in our
3:30 PM Teen Indoor Snowball Fight
Cross Lanes Branch Library

All the fun of a snowball fight without the cold! Stop by the library after school to make different kinds of snowballs, figure out the best ways to l
5:30 PM Family Fun: Holiday Trivia Night
Elk Valley Branch Library

Come join us at the library for our annual Holiday Bingo and trivia night. Enjoy games, hot cocoa and cookies. Fun for the whole family. Registration
6:00 PM Model Railroading for Beginners
St. Albans Branch Library

Learn how to get started in the fascinating hobby of model railroading. View a beautiful example of a model train layout and hear how our presenter br
6:00 P.M. Snow
Riverside Public Library

Children will make their own snow using everyday products and create their own art using snow.
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 Pictures with Krampus
Sissonville Branch Library

Everyone is always talking about not wanting to be on Santa's Naughty List, but the Sissonville Branch Library knows whose Nice List you REALLY want t
6:30 PM Family Indoor Snowball Fight
Cross Lanes Branch Library

All the fun of a snowball fight without the cold! Stop by the library to make different kinds of snowballs as well as different catapults to launch th

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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 I Spy Holiday Cheer
Cross Lanes Branch Library

Happy Holidays! Find the hidden holiday pictures and earn a prize. Just grab a game sheet at the front desk and mark off all that you find. Find them
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 Give Back Tree
Elk Valley Branch Library

The library is collecting donated items for Elk River Backpack Blessings. Their mission is to provide food and other small items to students whose ma
ALL MONTH Winter Wonderland I-Spy
Main Library

Search the children's floor for fun winter pictures that celebrate the holidays and snow! Once you have found all the pictures, turn in your game shee
ALL MONTH Holiday Decoration Exchange
Elk Valley Branch Library

Do you have some holiday decorations that you no longer use? Need something new to add to your holiday displays? If you have too many decorations, b

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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 Day I Spy Holiday Cheer
Cross Lanes Branch Library

Happy Holidays! Find the hidden holiday pictures and earn a prize. Just grab a game sheet at the front desk and mark off all that you find. Find them
ALL MONTH Give Back Tree
Elk Valley Branch Library

The library is collecting donated items for Elk River Backpack Blessings. Their mission is to provide food and other small items to students whose ma
ALL MONTH Winter Wonderland I-Spy
Main Library

Search the children's floor for fun winter pictures that celebrate the holidays and snow! Once you have found all the pictures, turn in your game shee
11:00 AM to 12:00 PM Gingerbread Houses: Family STEM Program
Main Library

Join us for some holiday fun! Build your own edible gingerbread house! We supply the ingredients. Bring your creativity! Registration opens December 1
ALL MONTH Holiday Decoration Exchange
Elk Valley Branch Library

Do you have some holiday decorations that you no longer use? Need something new to add to your holiday displays? If you have too many decorations, b
10:30 AM Crafty Saturday
St. Albans Branch Library

Kid friendly winter crafts. Family.

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ALL MONTH Holiday Decoration Exchange
Elk Valley Branch Library

Do you have some holiday decorations that you no longer use? Need something new to add to your holiday displays? If you have too many decorations, b
ALL MONTH Winter Wonderland I-Spy
Main Library

Search the children's floor for fun winter pictures that celebrate the holidays and snow! Once you have found all the pictures, turn in your game shee
ALL MONTH Give Back Tree
Elk Valley Branch Library

The library is collecting donated items for Elk River Backpack Blessings. Their mission is to provide food and other small items to students whose ma

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ALL MONTH Winter Wonderland I-Spy
Main Library

Search the children's floor for fun winter pictures that celebrate the holidays and snow! Once you have found all the pictures, turn in your game shee
ALL MONTH Give Back Tree
Elk Valley Branch Library

The library is collecting donated items for Elk River Backpack Blessings. Their mission is to provide food and other small items to students whose ma
ALL MONTH Holiday Decoration Exchange
Elk Valley Branch Library

Do you have some holiday decorations that you no longer use? Need something new to add to your holiday displays? If you have too many decorations, b
5:00 p.m. Closing Early
Clendenin 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 close at 5 p.m. for the Christmas Eve holiday

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ALL MONTH Holiday Decoration Exchange
Elk Valley Branch Library

Do you have some holiday decorations that you no longer use? Need something new to add to your holiday displays? If you have too many decorations, b
All Day Closed for Christmas Eve
Clendenin Branch Library, 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 be closed all day for Christmas Eve.
ALL MONTH Give Back Tree
Elk Valley Branch Library

The library is collecting donated items for Elk River Backpack Blessings. Their mission is to provide food and other small items to students whose ma

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ALL MONTH Give Back Tree
Elk Valley Branch Library

The library is collecting donated items for Elk River Backpack Blessings. Their mission is to provide food and other small items to students whose ma
All Day Closed for Christmas Holiday
Clendenin Branch Library, 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 be closed all day for Christmas Day.
ALL MONTH Holiday Decoration Exchange
Elk Valley Branch Library

Do you have some holiday decorations that you no longer use? Need something new to add to your holiday displays? If you have too many decorations, b

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ALL MONTH Holiday Decoration Exchange
Elk Valley Branch Library

Do you have some holiday decorations that you no longer use? Need something new to add to your holiday displays? If you have too many decorations, b
ALL MONTH Winter Wonderland I-Spy
Main Library

Search the children's floor for fun winter pictures that celebrate the holidays and snow! Once you have found all the pictures, turn in your game shee
ALL MONTH Give Back Tree
Elk Valley Branch Library

The library is collecting donated items for Elk River Backpack Blessings. Their mission is to provide food and other small items to students whose ma
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
11:00 A.M. Board Games
Riverside Public Library

Bring a friend and challenge them to a board game or play against other patrons.
1:15 PM Books 'N' More
Main Library

Preschoolers will love this storytime! We read books, practice rhymes, dance, and make a craft. Afterwards, parents and children can socialize in our
6:00 P.M. 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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ALL MONTH Holiday Decoration Exchange
Elk Valley Branch Library

Do you have some holiday decorations that you no longer use? Need something new to add to your holiday displays? If you have too many decorations, b
ALL MONTH Give Back Tree
Elk Valley Branch Library

The library is collecting donated items for Elk River Backpack Blessings. Their mission is to provide food and other small items to students whose ma
ALL MONTH Winter Wonderland I-Spy
Main Library

Search the children's floor for fun winter pictures that celebrate the holidays and snow! Once you have found all the pictures, turn in your game shee
2:00 PM Golden Years
St. Albans Branch Library

Special guest Chris Braley will make a brief presentation of value to seniors and their families. We will also play Bingo and enjoy light refreshments

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ALL MONTH Holiday Decoration Exchange
Elk Valley Branch Library

Do you have some holiday decorations that you no longer use? Need something new to add to your holiday displays? If you have too many decorations, b
ALL MONTH Winter Wonderland I-Spy
Main Library

Search the children's floor for fun winter pictures that celebrate the holidays and snow! Once you have found all the pictures, turn in your game shee
ALL MONTH Give Back Tree
Elk Valley Branch Library

The library is collecting donated items for Elk River Backpack Blessings. Their mission is to provide food and other small items to students whose ma
11:00 AM Wintry Family Storytime
Main Library

Join us at the Main Library Children's Department for a fun family storytime! We're preparing for colder weather in this storytime, focusing on winter
11:00 AM CPR and First Aid Training
Cross Lanes Branch Library

Local CPR and safety consultant Scott Nasby will present this free course on techniques for CPR and first aid. Learn techniques for relief of chocking

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ALL MONTH Holiday Decoration Exchange
Elk Valley Branch Library

Do you have some holiday decorations that you no longer use? Need something new to add to your holiday displays? If you have too many decorations, b
ALL MONTH Winter Wonderland I-Spy
Main Library

Search the children's floor for fun winter pictures that celebrate the holidays and snow! Once you have found all the pictures, turn in your game shee
ALL MONTH Give Back Tree
Elk Valley Branch Library

The library is collecting donated items for Elk River Backpack Blessings. Their mission is to provide food and other small items to students whose ma

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ALL MONTH Holiday Decoration Exchange
Elk Valley Branch Library

Do you have some holiday decorations that you no longer use? Need something new to add to your holiday displays? If you have too many decorations, b
ALL MONTH Winter Wonderland I-Spy
Main Library

Search the children's floor for fun winter pictures that celebrate the holidays and snow! Once you have found all the pictures, turn in your game shee
ALL MONTH Give Back Tree
Elk Valley Branch Library

The library is collecting donated items for Elk River Backpack Blessings. Their mission is to provide food and other small items to students whose ma
11:00 AM Noon Year’s Eve
Sissonville Branch Library

Do you have children who would love to stay up late and celebrate the end of the year, but it's beyond their bedtime? Come join us for our NOON Year'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 MONTH Holiday Decoration Exchange
Elk Valley Branch Library

Do you have some holiday decorations that you no longer use? Need something new to add to your holiday displays? If you have too many decorations, b
ALL MONTH Give Back Tree
Elk Valley Branch Library

The library is collecting donated items for Elk River Backpack Blessings. Their mission is to provide food and other small items to students whose ma
11:00 AM to 1:00 PM Noon Year's Eve Celebration!
Main Library

Children and families are invited to help us celebrate the New Year by counting down the minutes until noon! Crafts, stories, and New Year's tradition
ALL MONTH Winter Wonderland I-Spy
Main Library

Search the children's floor for fun winter pictures that celebrate the holidays and snow! Once you have found all the pictures, turn in your game shee
11:00 AM Crochet Club
Cross Lanes Branch Library

Join us in the meeting room at the Cross Lanes Branch Library for a weekly gathering to work on your latest project and enjoy the company of other yar
11:00 AM Happy Noon Year's Eve
Elk Valley Branch Library

Let your kids enjoy ringing in the New Year by counting down the minutes until Noon on New Year’s Eve! Crafts, stories, and other fun activities rou
11:00 AM Noon Year's Eve
Clendenin Branch Library

Children and families are invited to help celebrate the New Year by counting down the minutes until noon, the 'pretend midnight'! Dancing, balloons,
11:30 AM Noon Years Eve Party
Cross Lanes Branch Library

Do you have children who would love to stay up late and celebrate the end of the year, but it's beyond their bedtime? Come join us for our NOON Years
1:00 PM Closing Early
Nitro Public Library

Nitro Library will close at 1 p.m. for New Year's Eve.
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, Nitro Public Library, Riverside Public Library, Sissonville Branch Library, St. Albans Branch Library

All KCPL locations will close at 5 p.m. for New Year's Eve.

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