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All Day An Ornament a Day
Clendenin Branch Library

An ornament a day keeps the Grinch away! Keep the holidays bright with a handmade ornament. Each day the Clendenin Branch is open until Christmas, m
1:00 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 have your picture

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6:00 PM Adult Craft Class: Bangle Bracelets
St. Albans Branch Library

The ladies of Kingdom Life Fellowship's Kingdom Krafters will be back at the library to teach you how to make a stunning bangle bracelet. Supplies are

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All Day An Ornament a Day
Clendenin Branch Library

An ornament a day keeps the Grinch away! Keep the holidays bright with a handmade ornament. Each day the Clendenin Branch is open until Christmas, m
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 Clendenin Library Book Group
Clendenin Branch Library

Join our new Book Group for a discussion of "The Last Runaway" by Tracy Chevalier. Bring a bag lunch if you want; we'll provide drinks and snacks. Cop
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 Last Runaway" by Tracy Chevalier. Bring a bag lunch if you want; we'll provide drinks and snacks. Cop
3:30 PM Teen Tuesday: Fluid Painting Ornaments
Cross Lanes Branch Library

Get into the holiday spirit and drop by after school to make a unique ornament using a fluid painting technique. Enjoy refreshments provided by the Cr
6:00 PM Ready, Set, Create! Clean Up Our World
St. Albans Branch Library

In this engineering challenge for children in grades 2 - 5, participants identify sources of water pollution in our community and experiment with wate

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All Day An Ornament a Day
Clendenin Branch Library

An ornament a day keeps the Grinch away! Keep the holidays bright with a handmade ornament. Each day the Clendenin Branch is open until Christmas, m
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 Born to Read
Sissonville Branch Library

A storytime program for our youngest patrons. Birth - 36 months & caregiver.
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
12:30 PM Homeschool Day
Clendenin Branch Library

Meet with other homeschool families to learn about the services and resources Kanawha County Public Library has available. Make new friends, share id

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All Day An Ornament a Day
Clendenin Branch Library

An ornament a day keeps the Grinch away! Keep the holidays bright with a handmade ornament. Each day the Clendenin Branch is open until Christmas, m
6:00 - 7:30 PM 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 the
6:00-7:30 PM Holiday Open House
Elk Valley Branch Library

Join us as we spread holiday cheer at the Elk Valley Branch Library during our annual Holiday Open House. We will have crafts, games, and goodies for
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
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
6:00 PM Holiday Open House
St. Albans Branch Library

Join us at the library for an evening of crafts, refreshments, and holiday cheer. Sponsored by the St. Albans Branch Advisory Board. All Ages.
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
6:00 PM Dimensional Embroidered Christmas Ornament
Sissonville 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

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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
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 Day An Ornament a Day
Clendenin Branch Library

An ornament a day keeps the Grinch away! Keep the holidays bright with a handmade ornament. Each day the Clendenin Branch is open until Christmas, m

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6:00 PM Dimensional Embroidered Christmas Ornament
Elk Valley 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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All Day An Ornament a Day
Clendenin Branch Library

An ornament a day keeps the Grinch away! Keep the holidays bright with a handmade ornament. Each day the Clendenin Branch is open until Christmas, m
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 program for preschoolers including books, music and a simple craft.
5:30 PM Teens: Snow Globes
Clendenin Branch Library

If you want a white Christmas, make one. Come with your friends to create a festive snow globe for your Christmas décor. For middle and high school

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All Day An Ornament a Day
Clendenin Branch Library

An ornament a day keeps the Grinch away! Keep the holidays bright with a handmade ornament. Each day the Clendenin Branch is open until Christmas, m
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
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.
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 and caregiver.
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. Activities for the whole family.
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

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All Day An Ornament a Day
Clendenin Branch Library

An ornament a day keeps the Grinch away! Keep the holidays bright with a handmade ornament. Each day the Clendenin Branch is open until Christmas, m
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 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.
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
6:00 PM Healthy Holiday Eating
Riverside Public 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 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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11:00 AM Cross Lanes Book Discussion Group
Cross Lanes Branch Library

Join the Cross Lanes Book Discussion Group to discuss "Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine" by Gail Honeyman. The book is available four weeks before

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All Day An Ornament a Day
Clendenin Branch Library

An ornament a day keeps the Grinch away! Keep the holidays bright with a handmade ornament. Each day the Clendenin Branch is open until Christmas, m
11:00 AM Family STEM Program
Main Library

Fun science, technology, engineering, and mathematics activities for the family.
11:00 AM Gingerbread Houses: Family STEM Program
Main Library

Join us for some holiday fun! Build your own gingerbread house! We supply all the ingredients; bring your creativity! Registration required. Registrat

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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
4:00 PM Teen Time!
Riverside Public Library

Bring a friend and challenge them to a board game.

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All Day An Ornament a Day
Clendenin Branch Library

An ornament a day keeps the Grinch away! Keep the holidays bright with a handmade ornament. Each day the Clendenin Branch is open until Christmas, m
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
3:30 PM Game On!
Cross Lanes Branch Library

Quick! Grab a friend and get in the game. Meet up at the library after school for good times, good friends, and gaming. You won't want to miss this ev
6:00 PM St. Albans Book Group
St. Albans Branch Library

Join Book Group members for a discussion of "Slightly South of Simple" by Kristy Woodson Harvey. Copies of the book are available for checkout from th

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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 An Ornament a Day
Clendenin Branch Library

An ornament a day keeps the Grinch away! Keep the holidays bright with a handmade ornament. Each day the Clendenin Branch is open until Christmas, m
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

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All Day An Ornament a Day
Clendenin Branch Library

An ornament a day keeps the Grinch away! Keep the holidays bright with a handmade ornament. Each day the Clendenin Branch is open until Christmas, m
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 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 Brick Builders
Riverside Public Library

Come make your own design or construct one of the library's sets.
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

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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
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

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All Day An Ornament a Day
Clendenin Branch Library

An ornament a day keeps the Grinch away! Keep the holidays bright with a handmade ornament. Each day the Clendenin Branch is open until Christmas, m
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 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.

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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 Christmas Eve 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 Christmas holiday.

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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.
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 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 December's meetin

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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
1:15 PM Books 'N' More
Main Library

Storytime program for preschoolers including books, music and a simple craft.
6:00 PM Art at the Library
Riverside Public Library

Children will use watercolor to create their own winter landscape.

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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 5:00 p.m. for the New Years Eve holiday.

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