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2:00 - 4:00 PM Teen Game Lounge
Dunbar Branch Library

Open gaming time for middle and high school students, featuring board games, retro video games, and Xbox One.

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11:00 AM- 2:00 PM Sissonville Brick Builder's Club
Sissonville Branch Library

Everything is awesome when you spend your day building! Come have fun with us building anything you can imagine! Each time you come in, you'll get you
2:00 PM Children: Garden Check
Sissonville Branch Library

Come out and help us make sure our Children's Garden is growing! We'll pull weeds, water, and work on growing our lovely plants. Bring your green thum

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10:00 AM Baby & Me
Main Library

Storytime program designed for our youngest patrons.
1:30 PM The Great Library Escape Game
Dunbar Branch Library

Use team work and library resources to solve puzzles, find clues, and figure out the secret message in a Lemoncello-style scavenger hunt based on Chri
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
6:00 PM Family Night: Outdoor Relay Races
Sissonville Branch Library

Do you enjoy being outside and playing games with friends and family? If that's the case, then come join us for an awesome time of relay races and pri
7:00 PM Dunbar Book Chat
Dunbar Branch Library

Join Dunbar Book Chat Club members for a discussion of "A Man Called Ove" by Frederik Backland. Copies of the book are available for checkout from the

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10:30 AM Born to Read
St. Albans Branch Library

Storytime programs for our youngest patrons. Birth-36 months and caregiver.
10:30 AM Born to Read
Cross Lanes Branch Library

A Storytime program for our youngest patrons. Enjoy stories, songs and fingerplays. Birth - 36 months & caregiver.
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
1:30 PM Make & Take or Stay & Play
Dunbar Branch Library

Drop in between 1:30 and 3:00 p.m. to make the craft of the week and/or play the game of the week.
2:00 PM Advanced Brick Building
Cross Lanes Branch Library

Use the provided building brick kits to learn about simple machines. Each week there will be a different topic to learn. Registration is required and
2:00PM Snakes Alive
St. Albans Branch Library

A hands-on science program created to provide insight into the lives, habits, and characteristics of reptiles, especially snakes! Tickets will be requ
6:00PM Snakes Alive
Main Library

A hands-on science program created to provide insight into the lives, habits, and characteristics of reptiles, especially snakes!

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1:00 PM Adults: Quilting
Sissonville Branch Library

Come join us as we continue to work on our hand-stitched group quilt as Terry Brogan leads us in the design. Bring your own quilting frame (if you hav
1:00 PM Adults: Quilting
Sissonville Branch Library

Come join us as we continue to work on our hand-stitched group quilt as Terry Brogan leads us in the design. Bring your own quilting frame (if you hav
1:15 PM Books 'N' More
Main Library

Storytime program for preschoolers including books, music and a simple craft.
2:00PM Snakes Alive
Sissonville Branch Library

This event will be held at Flinn Elementary School. A hands-on science program created to provide insight into the lives, habits, and characteristics
4:00 PM Teen Cuisine
Main Library

Sponsored by the WVU Extension Office and Kanawha County Public Library, Teen Cuisine is a multi-week class designed to teach teens how to prepare the
6:00PM Snakes Alive
Riverside Public Library

A hands-on science program created to provide insight into the lives, habits, and characteristics of reptiles, especially snakes!
6:00 PM Baseball: Read all about It!
St. Albans Branch Library

Nobody knows more about baseball and the sports books in the Kanawha County libraries than retired Reference Librarian and avid sports fan, David Scha
6:00 PM Rock 'n' Roller Derby
Cross Lanes Branch Library

Flat track roller derby is a fast-paced contact team sport that requires speed, strategy, and athleticism. The flat track version of the sport evolved

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2:00 - 4:00 PM Teen Game Lounge
Dunbar Branch Library

Open gaming time for middle and high school students, featuring board games, retro video games, and Xbox One.
ALL DAY 2016 Design Awards: West Virginia Chapter of the American Institute of Architects
Main Library

Each year the West Virginia Chapter of the AIA recognizes the most outstanding architectural design projects in the state. The winning projects will b
10:30 AM Speed Stacking with Nate Harrah
Marmet Branch Library

Are you interested in learning about speed stacking? If so, come and see the 2016 West Virginia World Sport Stacking Association champion, Nate Harrah
2:00PM Snakes Alive
Cross Lanes Branch Library

A hands-on science program created to provide insight into the lives, habits, and characteristics of reptiles, especially snakes! Tickets required at

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11:00 AM- 2:00 PM Sissonville Brick Builder's Club
Sissonville Branch Library

Everything is awesome when you spend your day building! Come have fun with us building anything you can imagine! Each time you come in, you'll get you
11:00 AM You Will Be Board!
Cross Lanes Branch Library

Let’s play some board games! Forget that dusty copy of Monopoly. Board games have come a long way in the past few years. From co-operative games,

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6:00 PM Adult Art Program
Riverside Public Library

Learn basic watercolor techniques.

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10:00 AM Baby & Me
Main Library

Storytime program designed for our youngest patrons.
11:00 AM Mark Wood Fun Show
St. Albans Branch Library

Balloon artist and magician Mark Wood presents “Magic, Fitness and Fun"-- an exciting and entertaining program designed for children of all ages!
1:00 PM Open Doors Movie
St. Albans Branch Library

Bring a bag lunch and enjoy a feature film. Call the St. Albans Library (304-722-4244) for details.
1:00 PM Teen Cuisine
Cross Lanes Branch Library

Sponsored by the WVU Extension Office and Kanawha County Public Library, Teen Cuisine is a multi-week class designed to teach teens how to prepare the
2:00 PM Mark Wood Fun Show
Dunbar Branch Library

Balloon artist and magician Mark Wood presents “Magic, Fitness and Fun"-- an exciting and entertaining program designed for children of all ages!
6:00 PM Rock 'n' Roller Derby
Main Library

Flat track roller derby is a fast-paced contact team sport that requires speed, strategy, and athleticism. The flat track version of the sport evolved
6:00 PM Mark Wood Fun Show
Cross Lanes Branch Library

Balloon artist and magician Mark Wood presents “Magic, Fitness and Fun"-- an exciting and entertaining program designed for children of all ages!

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10:00 AM - 1:00 PM Crafts in the park
Mobile Library

The Mobile Library will be a Coonskin Park from 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM. Make-n-take crafts will be available for children of all ages. A storytime progr
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 Storytime at the Park
Coonskin Park, Elk Valley Express Library, Mobile Library

Join us for a special storytime event at Coonskin Park. A storytime program will be presented at 10:30 AM, near the main play area in the park. In a
11:00 AM Books 'n' More
Sissonville Branch Library

Storytime for preschoolers.
11:00 AM Mark Wood Fun Show
Sissonville Branch Library

Balloon artist and magician Mark Wood presents “Magic, Fitness and Fun"-- an exciting and entertaining program designed for children of all ages!
12:10 PM Mike Whiteford Presents: Take Me Out to the Ballgame
Main Library

Veteran sportswriter Mike Whiteford worked for the Gazette for about 40 years, primarily covering baseball. Join him as he shares some of his favorite
1:00 PM Movie Time
Riverside Public Library

Relax and enjoy a sport related movie. Free refreshments will be available.
1:30 PM Make & Take or Stay & Play
Dunbar Branch Library

Drop in between 1:30 and 3:00 p.m. to make the craft of the week and/or play the game of the week.
2:00 p.m. Mark Wood Fun Show
Coonskin Park

Balloon artist and magician Mark Wood presents “Magic, Fitness and Fun"-- an exciting and entertaining program designed for children of all ages! Th
2:00 PM Advanced Brick Building
Cross Lanes Branch Library

Use the provided building brick kits to learn about simple machines. Each week there will be a different topic to learn. Registration is required and
3:00 PM Anime Afternoon
Main Library

Join us in the Teen Zone for an afternoon of anime and snacks!
3:00 PM TEENS: Crunchyroll Anime Club
Sissonville Branch Library

If you enjoy watching anime and reading manga, then this program is for you! We will pick an anime show and eat popcorn while watching it.
6:00 p.m. Mark Wood Fun Show
Main Library

Balloon artist and magician Mark Wood presents “Magic, Fitness and Fun"-- an exciting and entertaining program designed for children of all ages!

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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 Mark Wood Fun Show
Marmet Branch Library

Balloon artist and magician Mark Wood presents “Magic, Fitness and Fun"-- an exciting and entertaining program designed for children of all ages!
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
1:00 PM Baseball: Read all about It!
Cross Lanes Branch Library

Nobody knows more about baseball and the sports books in the Kanawha County libraries than retired Reference Librarian and avid sports fan, David Scha
1:15 PM Books 'N' More
Main Library

Storytime program for preschoolers including books, music and a simple craft.
2:00 p.m. Mark Wood Fun Show
Main Library

Balloon artist and magician Mark Wood presents “Magic, Fitness and Fun"-- an exciting and entertaining program designed for children of all ages!
4:00 PM Teen Cuisine
Main Library

Sponsored by the WVU Extension Office and Kanawha County Public Library, Teen Cuisine is a multi-week class designed to teach teens how to prepare the
6:00 PM Relax and Color
Cross Lanes Branch Library

Experience relaxation as you color your cares away. Bring your own materials or use those provided by the Cross Lanes Library Board. There will be a d
6:00PM Kid's Book Creation Stations
Main Library

Join us for this exciting event! Children will create their own books by cycling through book creation stations including writing, illustrating, and
6:00 PM Mark Wood Fun Show
Riverside Public Library

Balloon artist and magician Mark Wood presents “Magic, Fitness and Fun"-- an exciting and entertaining program designed for children of all ages!

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2:00 PM Ultimate Gaming Experience
Dunbar Branch Library

Get ready for the ultimate gaming experience! WV Mobile Gaming will be at your local library with their state of the art gaming theater. The climate-c

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11:00 AM- 2:00 PM Sissonville Brick Builder's Club
Sissonville Branch Library

Everything is awesome when you spend your day building! Come have fun with us building anything you can imagine! Each time you come in, you'll get you
11:00 AM Get in the Game Storytime
Dunbar Branch Library

Storytime for preschoolers and toddlers with a parent or caregiver. Our stories, songs, and crafts will feature an assortment of sports.
11:00 AM Family STEM Program
Main Library

Fun science, technology, engineering, and mathematics activities for the family.
11:45 AM Playgroup
Dunbar Branch Library

All the fun of a traditional playgroup but with none of the fuss! Immediately following storytime, adults are invited to socialize with other families
1:00 PM TEENS: Ice Cream and Gaming
Sissonville Branch Library

What is better than playing video games? Playing video games while eating ice cream! Teens, come join us as we play video games and make a bunch of di
1:00 PM Saturday Game Day
Main Library

The game is on in Zone4! From 1:00 - 3:00 PM, teens can play the Wii, Xbox One, or a variety of board games.
2:00 PM Children: Garden Check
Sissonville Branch Library

Come out and help us make sure our Children's Garden is growing! We'll pull weeds, water, and work on growing our lovely plants. Bring your green thum

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10:30am Mark Daniel-Magical Storyteller
Dunbar Branch Library

Reading ambassador and magical storyteller, Mark Daniel, is bringing his message of celebration, joy, fun, and the importance of reading to KCPL. Join
11:00 AM Speed Stacking with Nate Harrah
St. Albans Branch Library

Are you interested in learning about speed stacking? If so, come to the library and see the 2016 West Virginia World Sport Stacking Association champi
1:00 PM Golden Years
Sissonville Branch Library

Fun filled afternoon for Seniors with games, crafts, and refreshments.
2:00PM Mark Daniel-Magical Storyteller
Sissonville Branch Library

Reading ambassador and magical storyteller, Mark Daniel, is bringing his message of celebration, joy, fun, and the importance of reading to KCPL. Join
3:00 PM Children: Garden Check
Sissonville Branch Library

Come out and help us make sure our Children's Garden is growing! We'll pull weeds, water, and work on growing our lovely plants. Bring your green thum
6:00PM Mark Daniel-Magical Storyteller
Riverside Public Library

Reading ambassador and magical storyteller, Mark Daniel, is bringing his message of celebration, joy, fun, and the importance of reading to KCPL. Join

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10:00 AM Baby & Me
Main Library

Storytime program designed for our youngest patrons.
10:30AM Mark Daniel-Magical Storyteller
Cross Lanes Branch Library

Reading ambassador and magical storyteller, Mark Daniel, is bringing his message of celebration, joy, fun, and the importance of reading to KCPL. Join
1:00 PM Teen Cuisine
Cross Lanes Branch Library

Sponsored by the WVU Extension Office and Kanawha County Public Library, Teen Cuisine is a multi-week class designed to teach teens how to prepare the
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 Cupcake Wars
Main Library

Teens, put your cupcake decorating skills to the test! Contenders will use provided supplies to craft artistic cupcake creations for themed challenges
6:00 PM Family Night: Mine Crafting
Sissonville Branch Library

Do you or your child enjoy that awesome video game of block building? Then come join us for an awesome night of block building themed party events! In
6:00 PM Battleship Board Game Tournament
Dunbar Branch Library

If you love the classic naval combat board game Battleship, join us for a tournament to find the best player around. Destroy enemy fleets to win the t

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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
1:00 PM Movie Time
Riverside Public Library

Relax and enjoy a sport related movie. Free refreshments will be available.
1:30 PM Make & Take or Stay & Play
Dunbar Branch Library

Drop in between 1:30 and 3:00 p.m. to make the craft of the week and/or play the game of the week.
3:00 PM Teen Book Club
Main Library

Join us in the Teen Zone on July 20 to discuss "The Outsiders" by S.E. Hinton. Interested teens may request the title at the Zone4 circulation desk st

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10:00 AM Toddler Exploration
Main Library

In this program we'll provide activities for toddlers that help them explore the world around them. Come dressed to make a mess! Limited to 15 toddler
11:00 AM Born To Read
Dunbar Branch Library

Storytime program for our youngest patrons featuring nursery rhymes, stories, songs, puppets, and props. Birth - 36 months with parent or caregiver.
1:15 PM Books 'N' More
Main Library

Storytime program for preschoolers including books, music and a simple craft.
4:00 PM Teen Cuisine
Main Library

Sponsored by the WVU Extension Office and Kanawha County Public Library, Teen Cuisine is a multi-week class designed to teach teens how to prepare the
5:00 PM Ultimate Gaming Experience
Sissonville Branch Library

Get ready for the ultimate gaming experience! WV Mobile Gaming will be at your local library with their state of the art gaming theater. The climate-c
6:00 PM Outdoor Relay Games
Riverside Public Library

Wear something comfortable and join the fun. Outdoor relay games.

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2:00 - 4:00 PM Teen Game Lounge
Dunbar Branch Library

Open gaming time for middle and high school students, featuring board games, retro video games, and Xbox One.
1:00 PM On Your Mark, Get Set, Read!
Cross Lanes Branch Library

Join Ronald McDonald for a high energy program filled with magic, music and comedy. Please be aware that this program is only for ages 4-9. Registrati

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11:00 AM- 2:00 PM Sissonville Brick Builder's Club
Sissonville Branch Library

Everything is awesome when you spend your day building! Come have fun with us building anything you can imagine! Each time you come in, you'll get you
11:00 AM You Will Be Board!
Cross Lanes Branch Library

Let’s play some board games! Forget that dusty copy of Monopoly. Board games have come a long way in the past few years. From co-operative games,
4:30 PM Ultimate Gaming Experience
Main Library

Get ready for the ultimate gaming experience! WV Mobile Gaming will be at your local library with their state of the art gaming theater. The climate-c

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11:00 AM Kid Fit
St. Albans Branch Library

The Kid Fit workshop is designed to teach kids the rewards of physical activity and healthy eating. We will use games to identify different healthy fo
11:00AM Didgeridoo Down Under
Main Library

Join us for an Australia-themed show that combines music, culture, art, science, comedy, and anti-bullying into an awesome experience. This program wi
2:00PM Didgeridoo Down Under
Dunbar Branch Library

Join us for an Australia-themed show that combines music, culture, art, science, comedy, and anti-bullying into an awesome experience. This program wi
6:00PM Didgeridoo Down Under
St. Albans Branch Library

Join us for an Australia-themed show that combines music, culture, art, science, comedy, and anti-bullying into an awesome experience. This program wi

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10:00 AM Baby & Me
Main Library

Storytime program designed for our youngest patrons.
11:00AM Didgeridoo Down Under
Elk Elementary School

Join us for an Australia-themed show that combines music, culture, art, science, comedy, and anti-bullying into an awesome experience. This program wi
1:00 PM Teen Cuisine
Cross Lanes Branch Library

Sponsored by the WVU Extension Office and Kanawha County Public Library, Teen Cuisine is a multi-week class designed to teach teens how to prepare the
6:00 PM STEM: Ready, Set, Build!
St. Albans Branch Library

Be part of our Construction Crew and earn your Building License! Each month we will feature a specially themed project. Using popular toy building bri
6:00PM Didgeridoo Down Under
Cross Lanes Branch Library

Join us for an Australia-themed show that combines music, culture, art, science, comedy, and anti-bullying into an awesome experience. This program wi
6:00 PM Girl's Night Out: Book Discussion Group
St. Albans Branch Library

What’s as interesting as reading a good book? Talking about it with others, of course. Join our monthly book group to have fun, make friends, stimul

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10:00 AM - 1:00 PM Crafts in the park
Mobile Library

The Mobile Library will be at Coonskin Park from 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM. Make-n-take crafts will be available for children of all ages.
10:30AM Didgeridoo Down Under
Riverside Public Library

Join us for an Australia-themed show that combines music, culture, art, science, comedy, and anti-bullying into an awesome experience. This program wi
11:00 AM Playgroup
Sissonville Branch Library

Come and enjoy an hour of socializing with other parents as the kids play!
11:00 AM Morning Matinee and More!
St. Albans Branch Library

Join us for a family friendly movie and related craft. Call 304-722-4244 for more details.
1:30 PM Make & Take or Stay & Play
Dunbar Branch Library

Drop in between 1:30 and 3:00 p.m. to make the craft of the week and/or play the game of the week.
2:00 PM Ultimate Gaming Experience
Cross Lanes Branch Library

Get ready for the ultimate gaming experience! WV Mobile Gaming will be at your local library with their state of the art gaming theater. The climate-c
2:00PM Didgeridoo Down Under
Sissonville Branch Library

Join us for an Australia-themed show that combines music, culture, art, science, comedy, and anti-bullying into an awesome experience. This program wi
3:00 PM TEENS: Crunchyroll Anime Club
Sissonville Branch Library

If you enjoy watching anime and reading manga, then this program is for you! We will pick an anime show and eat popcorn while watching it.
6:00PM Aussie Funk Jam Didg Workshop
Main Library

Didgeridoo Down Under will return to the Main Library to host an interactive didgeridoo workshop. Participants will use beginner didgeridoos to learn

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6:30 - 7:30 PM Brick Builders Club
Cross Lanes Branch Library

Join in the fun at the Cross Lanes Branch Library's Brick Builders Club! Sign up to be a member and get a membership card! Get the card stamped at eac
5:30 - 7:00 PM Off the Hook Knit & Crochet Club
Dunbar Branch Library

Socialize with other crafters while you work on your knitted and crocheted projects. Bring your own supplies. All levels of expertise are welcome, and
10:00 AM Playgroup at the Library
Main Library

All the fun of a traditional playgroup but none of the fuss. Drop in to socialize with other families and play with toys reserved just for this age gr
1:00 PM On Your Mark, Get Set, Read
St. Albans Branch Library

Join Ronald McDonald for a high energy program filled with magic, music and comedy. Please be aware that this program is only for ages 4-9 and caregiv
1:15 PM Books 'N' More
Main Library

Storytime program for preschoolers including books, music and a simple craft.
6:00 PM Adults: Quilting
Sissonville Branch Library

Come join us as we continue to work on our hand-stitched group quilt as Terry Brogan leads us in the design. Bring your own quilting frame (if you hav
6:00 PM Anime Club
St. Albans Branch Library

Are you an anime fan? Come join us as we watch anime and discuss related fandom interests. You can also participate in related activities. We will mee
6:00 PM Ice Cream Day
Riverside Public Library

We're celebrating National Ice Cream Month. Have you ever made your own ice cream? We'll show you how easy it is using five ingredients.

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ALL DAY Get in the Game! Read: Adult Summer Library Club
Cross Lanes 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

Be a reading champion this year by participating in the Adult Summer Reading Club June 11 through July 30. Read up to 15 books, e-books, Playaways or
11:00 AM- 2:00 PM Sissonville Brick Builder's Club
Sissonville Branch Library

Everything is awesome when you spend your day building! Come have fun with us building anything you can imagine! Each time you come in, you'll get you
11:00 AM Kid Fit - Canceled
Cross Lanes Branch Library

The Kid Fit workshop is designed to teach kids the importance of physical activity and healthy eating. We will teach kids fun ways to work exercise in
2:00 PM Children: Garden Check
Sissonville Branch Library

Come out and help us make sure our Children's Garden is growing! We'll pull weeds, water, and work on growing our lovely plants. Bring your green thum
3:00 PM Teen Mall Book Group
Main Library

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

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1:00 p.m. Summer Library Club Celebration at Appalachian Power Park
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

Celebrate KCPL Summer Reading Clubs at Appalachian Power Park on Sunday, July 31. The fun starts at 1 p.m. with a parade on the baseball field, follow

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