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ALL MONTH 2017 Quilt Display: "The Joy of Quilting"
Main Library

Quilts created by members of the Kanawha Valley Quilters Guild, the Moon and Stars Quilters Guild, and the Charleston Art Quilters will be on display

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5 p.m. Closing Early
Cross Lanes Branch Library, Dunbar Branch Library, Elk Valley Express 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 July 4th holiday.

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All Day Closed
Cross Lanes Branch Library, Dunbar Branch Library, Elk Valley Express 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 the 4th of July holiday.

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10:00 AM Tiny Tots
Main Library

Storytime program designed for ages 18-36 mo.
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
11:00 AM Playgroup @ the Library
Cross Lanes Branch Library

All the fun of a traditional playgroup but with none of the fuss! Drop in to socialize with other families and play with toys reserved just for this a
11:00 AM Family Drumming Fun
Riverside Public Library

Join Sheila McEntee from "Drum n Fun" for a morning of family fun as we play percussion instruments together. No experience necessary! Registration is
11:00 AM Born to Read
Sissonville Branch Library

A Storytime program for our youngest patrons. Birth - 36 months & caregiver.
2:00 PM Family Drumming Fun
Sissonville Branch Library

Join Sheila McEntee from "Drum n Fun" for an afternoon of family fun as we play percussion instruments together. No experience necessary! Registration

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11:00 AM Family Drumming Fun
Elk Valley Express Library

Join Sheila McEntee from "Drum n Fun" for a morning of family fun as we play percussion instruments together. No experience necessary! Registration is
1:15 PM Books 'N' More
Main Library

Storytime program for preschoolers including books, music and a simple craft.
2:00 PM Family Drumming Fun
Dunbar Branch Library

Join Sheila McEntee from "Drum n Fun" for an afternoon of family fun as we play percussion instruments together. No experience necessary! Registration
6:00 PM Color and Create
St. Albans Branch Library

Join us for a relaxing evening of coloring and creativity. Bring your imagination and we'll supply the rest! Family.
6:00 PM DIY Sushi
Main Library

If you love sushi, this class is for you! Megumi Homma, the Japanese Outreach Initiative Coordinator for West Virginia, will teach you how to make a
6:00 PM Friendship Bracelets
Riverside Public Library

Make a special friendship bracelet to give to a friend.
6:00 PM Family Drumming Fun
Cross Lanes Branch Library

Join Sheila McEntee from "Drum n Fun" for an evening of family fun as we play percussion instruments together. No experience necessary! Registration i

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10:30 AM Friendship Bracelets
Marmet Branch Library

Make a special friendship bracelet to give to a friend.
11:00 AM Family Drumming Fun
St. Albans Branch Library

Join Sheila McEntee from "Drum n Fun" for a morning of family fun as we play percussion instruments together. No experience necessary! Registration is
2:00 PM Family Drumming Fun
Main Library

Join Sheila McEntee from "Drum n Fun" for an afternoon of family fun as we play percussion instruments together. No experience necessary! Registration
3:00 PM Library Brick Builders Club
St. Albans Branch Library

Use your imagination with the world's most popular building blocks and meet some new friends. Be part of our Construction Crew and earn your Building

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6:00 PM Prepping for a Disaster
Riverside Public Library

There are always unforeseeable disasters that you should be prepared for. Let Joseph Adkins and Tabitha Arnold of The Mountaineer Institute for Self R

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10:00 AM Baby & Me
Main Library

Storytime program designed for our youngest patrons.
11:00 AM The Comedy Magic of Rory Rennick
Riverside Public Library

Come join us for a fun program of comedy and magic with Rory Rennick! While keeping you engaged, Rennick will show the benefits of reading, cooperatin
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.
2:00 PM The Comedy Magic of Rory Rennick
Sissonville Branch Library

Come join us for a fun program of comedy and magic with Rory Rennick! While keeping you engaged, Rennick will show the benefits of reading, cooperatin
6:00 PM The Comedy Magic of Rory Rennick
Elk Valley Express Library

Come join us for a fun program of comedy and magic with Rory Rennick! While keeping you engaged, Rennick will show the benefits of reading, cooperatin
6:00 PM Early Native Americans in West Virginia
St. Albans Branch Library

Once thought of as Indian hunting grounds with no permanent inhabitants, West Virginia is teeming with evidence of a thriving early native population.

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10:00 AM Tiny Tots
Main Library

Storytime program designed for ages 18-36 mo.
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 The Comedy Magic of Rory Rennick
Cross Lanes Branch Library

Come join us for a fun program of comedy and magic with Rory Rennick! While keeping you engaged, Rennick will show the benefits of reading, cooperatin
2:00 PM The Comedy Magic of Rory Rennick
St. Albans Branch Library

Come join us for a fun program of comedy and magic with Rory Rennick! While keeping you engaged, Rennick will show the benefits of reading, cooperatin
6:00 PM The Comedy Magic of Rory Rennick
Main Library

Come join us for a fun program of comedy and magic with Rory Rennick! While keeping you engaged, Rennick will show the benefits of reading, cooperatin

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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
1:00 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

Storytime program for preschoolers including books, music and a simple craft.
2:00 PM Ultimate Gaming Experience
Cross Lanes Branch Library

The ultimate gaming experience returns to your library! WV Mobile Gaming will be at your local library with their state of the art gaming theater. 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
6:00 PM Anime Evening
Main Library

Join us in the Teen Zone for an evening of anime and snacks! We will screen episodes of supremely creepy "Yamishibai: Japanese Ghost Stories", rated T
6:00 PM Build It: Extreme Library Edition
Riverside Public Library

Lots of different mediums with which to build will be provided for this hands-on session. Make bird houses, creations with spaghetti noodles, newspap
6:00 PM The Comedy Magic of Rory Rennick
Clendenin Rec Center

Come join us for a fun program of comedy and magic with Rory Rennick! While keeping you engaged, Rennick will show the benefits of reading, cooperatin

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11:00 AM Family STEM Program
Main Library

Fun science, technology, engineering, and mathematics activities for the family.

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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
1:00 PM Golden Years
Sissonville Branch Library

Fun filled afternoon for Seniors with games, crafts, and refreshments.

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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 Buildings
Cross Lanes Branch Library

Search the library for pictures of amazing buildings. Just grab a game sheet at the front desk and mark them off as you find them all. Return the comp
10:00 AM Baby & Me
Main Library

Storytime program designed for our youngest patrons.
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

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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 Buildings
Cross Lanes Branch Library

Search the library for pictures of amazing buildings. Just grab a game sheet at the front desk and mark them off as you find them all. Return the comp
10:00 AM Tiny Tots
Main Library

Storytime program designed for ages 18-36 mo.
10:30 AM Books 'n' More
St. Albans Branch Library

Storytime programs for preschoolers. Pre-K 3-5 years and caregiver
11:00 AM Art with Michael White
Riverside Public Library

Michael White is a children's book illustrator, who is known for his art in "The Library Dragon." In this colorful program, he will share information
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
2:00 PM Art with Michael White
St. Albans Branch Library

Michael White is a children's book illustrator, who is known for his art in "The Library Dragon." In this colorful program, he will share information

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ALL DAY I Spy Buildings
Cross Lanes Branch Library

Search the library for pictures of amazing buildings. Just grab a game sheet at the front desk and mark them off as you find them all. Return the comp
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
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! Limited to 15 toddler
11:00 AM Art with Michael White
Elk Valley Express Library

Michael White is a children's book illustrator, who is known for his art in "The Library Dragon." In this colorful program, he will share information
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.
2:00 PM Art with Michael White
Main Library

Michael White is a children's book illustrator, who is known for his art in "The Library Dragon." In this colorful program, he will share information
4:00 PM Teen Book Club
Sissonville Branch Library

If you love reading and enjoy talking about your favorite books, come join us! This group will meet once a month to discuss a new book that the group
6:00 PM Brick Builders
Riverside Public Library

A large assortment of plastic bricks will be available for patrons to make their own design. Work alone or in groups to build one of our models.
6:00 PM Escape the Library!
Sissonville Branch Library

In this Escape Room-style event, zombies have taken over and now they're hungry for pizza! There's only one left and it's safely locked up in the libr
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
ALL DAY I Spy Buildings
Cross Lanes Branch Library

Search the library for pictures of amazing buildings. Just grab a game sheet at the front desk and mark them off as you find them all. Return the comp
3:00-4:00 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
10:30 AM Brick Builders
Marmet Branch 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 DAY I Spy Buildings
Cross Lanes Branch Library

Search the library for pictures of amazing buildings. Just grab a game sheet at the front desk and mark them off as you find them all. Return the comp
11:00 AM Master Brick Builders Session
Cross Lanes Branch Library

Take building with plastic bricks to the next level. Work alone or in groups to build one of our advanced models: Space Shuttle, Big Bang Theory, Rock

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11:00 AM Family Movie Matinee
St. Albans Branch Library

Beat the heat with a fun family film. Bring a snack or packed lunch. Refreshing lemonade will be provided by the St. Albans Library Advisory Board. Ca
6:00 PM Early Native Americans in West Virginia
Main Library

Once thought of as Indian hunting grounds with no permanent inhabitants, West Virginia is teeming with evidence of a thriving early native population.

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10:00 AM Baby & Me
Main Library

Storytime program designed for our youngest patrons.
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
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
6:00 PM Escape the Library!
Dunbar Branch Library

In this Escape Room-style event, zombies have taken over and now they're hungry for pizza! There's only one left and it's safely locked up in the libr

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10:00 AM Tiny Tots
Main Library

Storytime program designed for ages 18-36 mo.
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 Activated Story Theatre “Hammer, Nail, Tell a Tale”
St. Albans Branch Library

In this fun show, Activated Story Theatre will perform two stories about building and making the world a better place. Children who show up 30 minutes
11:00 AM Playgroup @ the Library
Cross Lanes Branch Library

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

Come and enjoy an hour of socializing with other parents as the kids play!
2:00 PM Activated Story Theatre “Hammer, Nail, Tell a Tale”
Sissonville Branch Library

In this fun show, Activated Story Theatre will perform two stories about building and making the world a better place. Children who show up 30 minutes
6:00 PM Activated Story Theatre “Hammer, Nail, Tell a Tale”
Main Library

In this fun show, Activated Story Theatre will perform two stories about building and making the world a better place. Children who show up 30 minutes

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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 Activated Story Theatre “Hammer, Nail, Tell a Tale”
Dunbar Branch Library

In this fun show, Activated Story Theatre will perform two stories about building and making the world a better place. Children who show up 30 minutes
1:15 PM Books 'N' More
Main Library

Storytime program for preschoolers including books, music and a simple craft.
2:00 PM Activated Story Theatre “Hammer, Nail, Tell a Tale”
Elk Elementary School

In this fun show, Activated Story Theatre will perform two stories about building and making the world a better place. Children who show up 30 minutes
6:00 PM Activated Story Theatre “Hammer, Nail, Tell a Tale”
Riverside Public Library

In this fun show, Activated Story Theatre will perform two stories about building and making the world a better place. Children who show up 30 minutes

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1:00 PM - 4:00 PM Build a Better Bot
Cross Lanes Branch Library

Time to gear up and create your own BrushBot! Individuals will make a functioning Bot using simple supplies and colorful decorations. This is a drop-i

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