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ALL MONTH Libraries Rock! - 2018 Summer Library Club
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

Sign up for the 2018 Kanawha County Public Library Summer Library Club: Libraries Rock! Adults will receive a prize and an entry into the grand prize
ALL MONTH 2018 Quilt Display: Remembering a Friend: A Retrospective of the Artistry of Barbara Lantz
Main Library

The Kanawha Valley Quilters and the Moon and Star Quilters honor one of their best quilters with a special display of her quilts on the first floor be

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ALL MONTH Libraries Rock! - 2018 Summer Library Club
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

Sign up for the 2018 Kanawha County Public Library Summer Library Club: Libraries Rock! Adults will receive a prize and an entry into the grand prize
2:00 PM Farmer Minor and Daisy the Reading Pig
Nitro Public Library

Join Farmer Minor and Daisy the Pot Belly Pig for a special library story time! Farmer Minor will talk about Daisy's life and routine and then read a

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ALL MONTH Libraries Rock! - 2018 Summer Library Club
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

Sign up for the 2018 Kanawha County Public Library Summer Library Club: Libraries Rock! Adults will receive a prize and an entry into the grand prize
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM Crafts In The Park - Coonskin Park
Mobile Library

Children can make a fun craft to take home before checking out books.
10:00 AM Baby & Me
Main Library

Storytime program designed for our youngest patrons
11:00 AM Books 'n' More
Glasgow Branch Library

Storytime program for preschoolers including books, music and a simple craft.
2:00 PM Independence Day Craft
St. Albans Branch Library

Celebrate the upcoming Independence Day with a special red, white, and blue craft! Family. Supplies are limited, so registration is encouraged.
3:00 PM Teens: Lip Sync Battle
Clendenin Branch Library

Do you love the idea of singing, but find yourself unable to sing in front of others? Then this is the event for you! Teens will battle against each o
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 p.m. for the Fourth of July holiday.
5:00 PM Closing Early
Nitro Public Library

All KCPL locations will close at 5 p.m. for the Fourth of July holiday.

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ALL DAY Closed
Nitro Public Library

All KCPL locations will be closed all day for the Fourth of July holiday.
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 Fourth of July holiday.
ALL MONTH Libraries Rock! - 2018 Summer Library Club
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

Sign up for the 2018 Kanawha County Public Library Summer Library Club: Libraries Rock! Adults will receive a prize and an entry into the grand prize

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ALL MONTH Libraries Rock! - 2018 Summer Library Club
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

Sign up for the 2018 Kanawha County Public Library Summer Library Club: Libraries Rock! Adults will receive a prize and an entry into the grand prize
10:30 AM Farmer Minor and Daisy the Reading Pig
Marmet Branch Library

Join Farmer Minor and Daisy the Pot Belly Pig for a special library story time! Farmer Minor will talk about Daisy's life and routine and then read a
10:30 AM 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 AM Playgroup @ the Library
Dunbar Branch Library

All the fun of a traditional playgroup but none of the fuss. Drop in to socialize with other families with toddlers and play with toys reserved just f
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.
2:00 PM Farmer Minor and Daisy the Reading Pig
Sissonville Branch Library

Join Farmer Minor and Daisy the Pot Belly Pig for a special library story time! Farmer Minor will talk about Daisy's life and routine and then read a
6:00 PM Music Fun
Riverside Public Library

Come make your own music instruments. Children will make tambourines and horns out of paper plates, bells and cardboard.
6:00 PM Teens: Lip Sync Battle
Main Library

Do you love the idea of singing, but find yourself unable to sing in front of others? Then this is the event for you! Teens will battle against each o
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 Farmer Minor and Daisy the Reading Pig
Elk Valley Branch Library

Join Farmer Minor and Daisy the Pot Belly Pig for a special library story time! Farmer Minor will talk about Daisy's life and routine and then read a

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ALL MONTH Libraries Rock! - 2018 Summer Library Club
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

Sign up for the 2018 Kanawha County Public Library Summer Library Club: Libraries Rock! Adults will receive a prize and an entry into the grand prize
10:30 AM Farmer Minor and Daisy the Reading Pig
Main Library

Join Farmer Minor and Daisy the Pot Belly Pig for a special library story time! Farmer Minor will talk about Daisy's life and routine and then read a
2:00 PM Farmer Minor and Daisy the Reading Pig
Cross Lanes Branch Library

Join Farmer Minor and Daisy the Pot Belly Pig for a special library story time! Farmer Minor will talk about Daisy's life and routine and then read a
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

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ALL MONTH Libraries Rock! - 2018 Summer Library Club
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

Sign up for the 2018 Kanawha County Public Library Summer Library Club: Libraries Rock! Adults will receive a prize and an entry into the grand prize
10:30 AM Farmer Minor and Daisy the Reading Pig
St. Albans Branch Library

Join Farmer Minor and Daisy the Pot Belly Pig for a special library story time! Farmer Minor will talk about Daisy's life and routine and then read a
11:00 AM 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
2:00 PM Farmer Minor and Daisy the Reading Pig
Dunbar Branch Library

Join Farmer Minor and Daisy the Pot Belly Pig for a special library story time! Farmer Minor will talk about Daisy's life and routine and then read a

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ALL MONTH Libraries Rock! - 2018 Summer Library Club
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

Sign up for the 2018 Kanawha County Public Library Summer Library Club: Libraries Rock! Adults will receive a prize and an entry into the grand prize

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ALL MONTH Libraries Rock! - 2018 Summer Library Club
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

Sign up for the 2018 Kanawha County Public Library Summer Library Club: Libraries Rock! Adults will receive a prize and an entry into the grand prize
10:30 AM Morning Movie at the Library
Elk Valley Branch Library

Join us to watch a family friendly movie on the library's big screen. Call the library (304-965-3636) to find out what will be showing.
10:30 AM Repco Wildlife
Main Library

Repco Wildlife will bring animal rock to the library! Animals make music/songs to attract mates and defend territories. See, hold, and touch live anim
2:00 PM Repco Wildlife
St. Albans Branch Library

Repco Wildlife will bring animal rock to the library! Animals make music/songs to attract mates and defend territories. See, hold, and touch live anim
5:30 PM The Source of the Song: A Workshop with Julie Adams and Colleen Anderson
Riverside Public Library

Personal experience, passionate beliefs, collections of imagery, a streak of silliness—any of these can inspire a song. In this workshop, Julie Adam
6:00 PM Repco Wildlife
Dunbar Branch Library

Repco Wildlife will bring animal rock to the library! Animals make music/songs to attract mates and defend territories. See, hold, and touch live anim

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10:00 AM - 11:30 AM Crafts In The Park - Coonskin Park
Mobile Library

Children can make a fun craft to take home before checking out books.
ALL MONTH Libraries Rock! - 2018 Summer Library Club
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

Sign up for the 2018 Kanawha County Public Library Summer Library Club: Libraries Rock! Adults will receive a prize and an entry into the grand prize
10:00 AM Baby & Me
Main Library

Storytime program designed for our youngest patrons.
10:30 AM Born to Read
Nitro Public Library

Storytime for our youngest patrons. Birth-3 with caregiver. Registration required. Registration begins June 26.
10:30 AM Repco Wildlife
Riverside Public Library

Repco Wildlife will bring animal rock to the library! Animals make music/songs to attract mates and defend territories. See, hold, and touch live anim
2:00 PM Repco Wildlife
Cross Lanes Branch Library

Repco Wildlife will bring animal rock to the library! Animals make music/songs to attract mates and defend territories. See, hold, and touch live anim
5:00 PM Ultimate Gaming Experience
Elk Valley 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
5:30 PM The Source of the Song: A Workshop with Julie Adams and Colleen Anderson
Cross Lanes Branch Library

Personal experience, passionate beliefs, collections of imagery, a streak of silliness—any of these can inspire a song. In this workshop, Julie Adam
6:00 PM Repco Wildlife
Sissonville Branch Library

Repco Wildlife will bring animal rock to the library! Animals make music/songs to attract mates and defend territories. See, hold, and touch live anim

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ALL MONTH Libraries Rock! - 2018 Summer Library Club
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

Sign up for the 2018 Kanawha County Public Library Summer Library Club: Libraries Rock! Adults will receive a prize and an entry into the grand prize
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 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 Repco Wildlife
Elk Valley Branch Library

Repco Wildlife will bring animal rock to the library! Animals make music/songs to attract mates and defend territories. See, hold, and touch live anim
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 Using City and Town Census Data
Main Library

We welcome back Timothy Sarko, a Data Dissemination Specialist (DDS) from the U.S. Census Bureau, for a second census workshop. Dig into city and town
2:00 PM Repco Wildlife
Clendenin Branch Library

Repco Wildlife will bring animal rock to the library! Animals make music/songs to attract mates and defend territories. See, hold, and touch live anim

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ALL MONTH Libraries Rock! - 2018 Summer Library Club
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

Sign up for the 2018 Kanawha County Public Library Summer Library Club: Libraries Rock! Adults will receive a prize and an entry into the grand prize
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 Wiggling Worm Workshop
St. Albans Branch Library

Come to the Wiggling Worm Workshop, where you will learn what worms do for our soil, dissect gummy worms, and observe earthworms up close! Registratio
11:00 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

Storytime program for preschoolers including books, music and a simple craft.
2:00 PM Rockin' Instruments and Parade
Elk Valley Branch Library

Who doesn’t love a good old fashioned parade? Well, we’re going to have one at the library, and YOU are the band! You will fashion your own inst
2:00 PM Wiggling Worm Workshop
Cross Lanes Branch Library

Come to the Wiggling Worm Workshop, where you will learn what worms do for our soil, dissect gummy worms, and observe earthworms up close! Registratio
5:30 PM Ultimate Gaming Experience
Riverside Public 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 Teens: Upcycled Music Art
Sissonville Branch Library

Do you love music and making things? Then join us as the teens create different art projects with recycled CDs, vinyl records and cassette tapes. Spac
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.
6:00 PM Teen Night: Sharpie Tie-Dying
St. Albans Branch Library

Learn how to create a groovy tie-dye design using Sharpies. Bring your own shirt or other material that you wish to decorate. We will provide all othe

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ALL MONTH Libraries Rock! - 2018 Summer Library Club
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

Sign up for the 2018 Kanawha County Public Library Summer Library Club: Libraries Rock! Adults will receive a prize and an entry into the grand prize
11:00 a.m. Cross Lanes Book Discussion Group
Cross Lanes Branch Library

The Cross Lanes Book Group will be discussing "The Underground Railroad" the winner of the Pulitzer Prize and the National Book Award. The #1 New Yor
1:00 PM Salt Making in the Kanawha Valley: The Heritage of the J.Q. Dickinson Salt Works
Cross Lanes Branch Library

The seventh generation of the Dickinson Family in Malden has revived their salt making heritage to create an all-natural, artisanal salt organically g
2:00 PM DIY TIC TAC TOE
Nitro Public Library

Customize this DIY tic tac toe game board in many ways. There are many variations you can make, depending on your creativity. Registration is requir

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ALL MONTH Libraries Rock! - 2018 Summer Library Club
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

Sign up for the 2018 Kanawha County Public Library Summer Library Club: Libraries Rock! Adults will receive a prize and an entry into the grand prize

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ALL MONTH Libraries Rock! - 2018 Summer Library Club
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

Sign up for the 2018 Kanawha County Public Library Summer Library Club: Libraries Rock! Adults will receive a prize and an entry into the grand prize

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ALL MONTH Libraries Rock! - 2018 Summer Library Club
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

Sign up for the 2018 Kanawha County Public Library Summer Library Club: Libraries Rock! Adults will receive a prize and an entry into the grand prize
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
10:30 AM Littles' Fun Time
Elk Valley Branch Library

Bring your children (under the age of 5) to the Elk Valley Branch Library for a time of fun. We may have a dance party, we may have some hands-on sen
6:00 PM Make it and Take It: Tree of Life Pendant
St. Albans Branch Library

Learn about gemstones and minerals and make your own Tree of Life pendant with the help of a member of the Kanawha Rock and Gem Club. Class size is li
6:00 PM Salt Making in the Kanawha Valley: The Heritage of the J.Q. Dickinson Salt Works
Main Library

The seventh generation of the Dickinson Family in Malden has revived their salt making heritage to create an all-natural, artisanal salt organically g
6:00 PM Family Fun Night: Rocks!
Nitro Public Library

Rocks will abound at this fun family event. We will be making unique crafts using rocks. Registration required. Registration opens June 25.
6:00 PM Teens: Lip Sync Battle
Dunbar Branch Library

Do you love the idea of singing, but find yourself unable to sing in front of others? Then this is the event for you! Teens will battle against each o

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10:00 AM - 11:30 AM Crafts In The Park - Coonskin Park
Mobile Library

Children can make a fun craft to take home before checking out books.
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 Libraries Rock! - 2018 Summer Library Club
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

Sign up for the 2018 Kanawha County Public Library Summer Library Club: Libraries Rock! Adults will receive a prize and an entry into the grand prize
ALL DAY I Spy: Geology
Cross Lanes Branch Library

Take the I Spy Geology Challenge! Search the library for hidden rock pictures. Just grab a game sheet at the front desk and mark off all as you find t
10:00 AM Baby & Me
Main Library

Storytime program designed for our youngest patrons.
10:30 AM Mark Daniel: Magical Storyteller
Riverside Public Library

Magical Storyteller Mark Daniel will be returning this summer with Steggie the dinosaur puppet and Baxter the Bunny! Be prepared for a program full of
12:00 PM Elk Valley Book Group
Elk Valley Branch Library

Join Book Group members for a discussion of "When the English Fall" by David Williams. Copies of the book are available for checkout from the circul
2:00 PM Frankenstein200 Scribble Bots
Dunbar Branch Library

Make a toy bot with a surprising ability: it scribbles on a sheet of paper. The activity is designed to prompt conversation and reflection about resp
2:00 PM Afternoon Movie
Nitro Public Library

Beat the summer heat and join us to watch a family friendly movie on the library's big screen. Call the library (304-755-4432) to find out what will b
2:00 PM Teens: Lip Sync Battle
Cross Lanes Branch Library

Do you love the idea of singing, but find yourself unable to sing in front of others? Then this is the event for you! Teens will battle against each o
2:00 PM Mark Daniel: Magical Storyteller
Main Library

Magical Storyteller Mark Daniel will be returning this summer with Steggie the dinosaur puppet and Baxter the Bunny! Be prepared for a program full of
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 Teens: Lip Sync Battle
Riverside Public Library

Do you love the idea of singing, but find yourself unable to sing in front of others? Then this is the event for you! Teens will battle against each o
6:00 PM Cord Cutting 101
St. Albans Branch Library

Have you ever wondered how to survive without cable TV? Attend this informative class to learn more about how to cut the cable cord and still be able
6:00 PM Make it and Take It: Tree of Life Pendant
Clendenin Branch Library

Learn about gemstones and minerals and make your own Tree of Life pendant with the help of a member of the Kanawha Rock and Gem Club. Class size is li

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ALL MONTH Libraries Rock! - 2018 Summer Library Club
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

Sign up for the 2018 Kanawha County Public Library Summer Library Club: Libraries Rock! Adults will receive a prize and an entry into the grand prize
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: Geology
Cross Lanes Branch Library

Take the I Spy Geology Challenge! Search the library for hidden rock pictures. Just grab a game sheet at the front desk and mark off all as you find t
10:00 AM Tiny Tots
Main Library

Storytime program designed for ages 18-36 mo.
10:30 AM Mark Daniel: Magical Storyteller
Elk Valley Branch Library

Magical Storyteller Mark Daniel will be returning this summer with Steggie the dinosaur puppet and Baxter the Bunny! Be prepared for a program full of
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
2:00 PM Mark Daniel: Magical Storyteller
Sissonville Branch Library

Magical Storyteller Mark Daniel will be returning this summer with Steggie the dinosaur puppet and Baxter the Bunny! Be prepared for a program full of

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ALL MONTH Libraries Rock! - 2018 Summer Library Club
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

Sign up for the 2018 Kanawha County Public Library Summer Library Club: Libraries Rock! Adults will receive a prize and an entry into the grand prize
ALL DAY I Spy: Geology
Cross Lanes Branch Library

Take the I Spy Geology Challenge! Search the library for hidden rock pictures. Just grab a game sheet at the front desk and mark off all as you find t
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: Water Play
Main Library

Enjoy some fun in the sun with water play, sand play, fishing, crafts and more in this water themed Toddler Exploration.
10:30 AM Mark Daniel: Magical Storyteller
St. Albans Branch Library

Magical Storyteller Mark Daniel will be returning this summer with Steggie the dinosaur puppet and Baxter the Bunny! Be prepared for a program full of
10:30 AM 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 AM Playgroup @ the Library
Dunbar Branch Library

All the fun of a traditional playgroup but none of the fuss. Drop in to socialize with other families with toddlers and play with toys reserved just f
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.
2:00 PM Mark Daniel: Magical Storyteller
Dunbar Branch Library

Magical Storyteller Mark Daniel will be returning this summer with Steggie the dinosaur puppet and Baxter the Bunny! Be prepared for a program full of
6:00 PM Mark Daniel: Magical Storyteller
Cross Lanes Branch Library

Magical Storyteller Mark Daniel will be returning this summer with Steggie the dinosaur puppet and Baxter the Bunny! Be prepared for a program full of
6:00 PM Stuffed Animal Sleepover
Riverside Public Library

Join us for a sleepover at the library - stuffed animal style. Bring your stuffed friend to the library for a special storytime, tuck them in for the
6:00 PM Full STEM Ahead: Discovering Dinos
Elk Valley Branch Library

What kid doesn't love dinosaurs?! Girls and boys alike, at some point in their childhoods, all want to know more about the mysterious behemoths. Par

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ALL MONTH Libraries Rock! - 2018 Summer Library Club
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

Sign up for the 2018 Kanawha County Public Library Summer Library Club: Libraries Rock! Adults will receive a prize and an entry into the grand prize
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
ALL DAY I Spy: Geology
Cross Lanes Branch Library

Take the I Spy Geology Challenge! Search the library for hidden rock pictures. Just grab a game sheet at the front desk and mark off all as you find t
1:00 PM Make it and Take It: Tree of Life Pendant
Cross Lanes Branch Library

Learn about gemstones and minerals and make your own Tree of Life pendant with the help of a member of the Kanawha Rock and Gem Club. Class size is li

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ALL DAY I Spy: Geology
Cross Lanes Branch Library

Take the I Spy Geology Challenge! Search the library for hidden rock pictures. Just grab a game sheet at the front desk and mark off all as you find t
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 Libraries Rock! - 2018 Summer Library Club
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

Sign up for the 2018 Kanawha County Public Library Summer Library Club: Libraries Rock! Adults will receive a prize and an entry into the grand prize
11:00 AM Family STEM Program: Frankenstein Automata Creature
Main Library

Celebrate the 200th anniversary of Frankenstein in a fun way! Build an automaton, a moving mechanical device that imitates the movement of creatures.
1:00 PM Ultimate Gaming Experience
Main 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

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ALL MONTH Libraries Rock! - 2018 Summer Library Club
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

Sign up for the 2018 Kanawha County Public Library Summer Library Club: Libraries Rock! Adults will receive a prize and an entry into the grand prize

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ALL MONTH Libraries Rock! - 2018 Summer Library Club
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

Sign up for the 2018 Kanawha County Public Library Summer Library Club: Libraries Rock! Adults will receive a prize and an entry into the grand prize
6:00 PM Libraries Rock Photo Holder
Dunbar Branch Library

Bring your favorite rock or use one of ours to create a one-of-a-kind photo holder. Registration opens June 1.
6:00 PM Salt Making in the Kanawha Valley: The Heritage of the J.Q. Dickinson Salt Works
Riverside Public Library

The seventh generation of the Dickinson Family in Malden has revived their salt making heritage to create an all-natural, artisanal salt organically g
6:00 PM 200 Hundred Years of Frankenstein: A Lecture on Mary Shelley’s “Frankenstein”
Main Library

2018 marks the 200th anniversary of the publication of Mary Shelley’s “Frankenstein.” To commemorate the bicentennial of the novel, Dr. Thomas K

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10:00 AM - 11:30 AM Crafts In The Park - Coonskin Park
Mobile Library

Children can make a fun craft to take home before checking out books.
ALL MONTH Libraries Rock! - 2018 Summer Library Club
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

Sign up for the 2018 Kanawha County Public Library Summer Library Club: Libraries Rock! Adults will receive a prize and an entry into the grand prize
3:30-6:30 pm Cross Lanes Library Summer Pool Parties
Cross Lanes Branch Library

The Cross Lanes Recreational Pool Association will be sponsoring three different pool parties for the Cross Lanes Library over the summer. These fun
10:30 AM Dance Party
Nitro Public Library

Bring your caregiver and dance your sillies out to your favorite tunes! Up to age 5. Registration required. Registration begins July 10.
10:30 AM Club Dance
Cross Lanes Branch Library

Bring your caregiver and dance your sillies out to your favorite tunes! Snacks provided by the Cross Lanes Advisory Board. Make a simple craft before
11:00 AM Musical Instrument Petting Zoo
Dunbar Branch Library

For this special event, the Kanawha County Public Library will host Jack from Kerr's Music World, Inc. Jack will bring a group of instruments and shar
11:00 AM Books 'n' More
Glasgow Branch Library

Storytime program for preschoolers including books, music and a simple craft.
1:00 PM Make it and Take It: Tree of Life Pendant
Elk Valley Branch Library

Learn about gemstones and minerals and make your own Tree of Life pendant with the help of a member of the Kanawha Rock and Gem Club. Class size is li
2:00 PM History Alive! Mary Draper Ingles
St. Albans Branch Library

Mary Draper Ingles was one of the pioneers who settled the western frontier of Virginia. In 1755, she was captured by Shawnee Indians who brought her,
2:00 PM Musical Instrument Petting Zoo
Main Library

For this special event, the Kanawha County Public Library will host Jack from Kerr's Music World, Inc. Jack will bring a group of instruments and shar
3:00 PM Teens: Upcycled Music Art
Clendenin Branch Library

Do you love music and making things? Then join us as the teens create different art projects with recycled CDs, vinyl records and cassette tapes. Spac
6:00 PM History Alive! Mary Draper Ingles
Dunbar Branch Library

Mary Draper Ingles was one of the pioneers who settled the western frontier of Virginia. In 1755, she was captured by Shawnee Indians who brought her,
6:00 PM Teen Game Night
Elk Valley Branch Library

Teens are invited for an evening of games. We will have Xbox games, plus some fun board games to pick from. There will also be snacks. Bring your f

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ALL MONTH Libraries Rock! - 2018 Summer Library Club
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

Sign up for the 2018 Kanawha County Public Library Summer Library Club: Libraries Rock! Adults will receive a prize and an entry into the grand prize
10:00 AM Tiny Tots
Main Library

Storytime program designed for ages 18-36 mo.
10:30 AM Book Bop Storytime and Dance Party
Elk Valley Branch Library

Get in the groove with our summer dance party series for little ones. To encourage movement, creativity, and an awareness of different genres of musi
10:30 AM Book Bop Storytime and Dance Party
Elk Valley Branch Library

Get in the groove with our summer dance party series for little ones. To encourage movement, creativity, and an awareness of different genres of musi
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 Musical Instrument Petting Zoo
Cross Lanes Branch Library

For this special event, the Kanawha County Public Library will host Jack from Kerr's Music World, Inc. Jack will bring a group of instruments and shar
11:00 AM Morning Matinee
St. Albans Branch Library

Beat the heat with a family friendly movie! Light refreshments will be provided by the St. Albans Library Advisory Board. Family. Call for details.
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 July's meeting, w
2:00 PM Musical Instrument Petting Zoo
St. Albans Branch Library

For this special event, the Kanawha County Public Library will host Jack from Kerr's Music World, Inc. Jack will bring a group of instruments and shar

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ALL MONTH Libraries Rock! - 2018 Summer Library Club
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

Sign up for the 2018 Kanawha County Public Library Summer Library Club: Libraries Rock! Adults will receive a prize and an entry into the grand prize
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 Musical Instrument Petting Zoo
Sissonville Branch Library

For this special event, the Kanawha County Public Library will host Jack from Kerr's Music World, Inc. Jack will bring a group of instruments and shar
1:15 PM Books 'N' More
Main Library

Storytime program for preschoolers including books, music and a simple craft.
2:00 PM Musical Instrument Petting Zoo
Riverside Public Library

For this special event, the Kanawha County Public Library will host Vince Gorby from Gorby's Music, Inc. Vince will bring a group of instruments and s
2:00 PM Frankenstoys
Cross Lanes Branch Library

Celebrate the 200th anniversary of Frankenstein in a fun way! Create your very own Frankentoy by combining various plush animal parts to create a uniq
5:30 PM Ultimate Gaming Experience
Sissonville 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
5:30 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
6:00 PM Teens: Lip Sync Battle
St. Albans Branch Library

Do you love the idea of singing, but find yourself unable to sing in front of others? Then this is the event for you! Teens will battle against each o
6:00 PM Stuffed Animal Sleepover
Elk Valley Branch Library

Join us for a sleepover at the library – stuffed animal style, that is! Bring your stuffed friend to the library for a special storytime, tuck them
6:00 PM Rock On! Rock Painting for Adults
Nitro Public Library

We will provide the supplies, and you paint a rock to inspire others. You may bring your own rock if you would like, but we will have some on hand. Re
6:00 PM Brick Builders
Riverside Public Library

Use your imagination with the world's most popular building blocks and meet some new friends.
6:00 PM Frankenstoys
Cross Lanes Branch Library

Celebrate the 200th anniversary of Frankenstein in a fun way! Create your very own Frankentoy by combining various plush animal parts to create a uniq

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ALL MONTH Libraries Rock! - 2018 Summer Library Club
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

Sign up for the 2018 Kanawha County Public Library Summer Library Club: Libraries Rock! Adults will receive a prize and an entry into the grand prize
10:30 AM Stuffed Animal Pickup
Elk Valley Branch Library

If your stuffed animal participated in the Stuffed Animal Sleepover, don’t forget to stop by and pick them up! You’ll be entertained by a slidesh

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ALL MONTH Libraries Rock! - 2018 Summer Library Club
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

Sign up for the 2018 Kanawha County Public Library Summer Library Club: Libraries Rock! Adults will receive a prize and an entry into the grand prize
11:00 AM Summer Library Club Finale: Sock Hop!
St. Albans Branch Library

Top off your Summer Library Club experience with a root beer float at our Summer Library Club Finale sock hop! Dance to the oldies and play some nosta
12:00 PM Teens: Upcycled Music Art
St. Albans Branch Library

Do you love music and making things? Then join us as the teens create different art projects with recycled CDs, vinyl records and cassette tapes. Spac

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ALL MONTH Libraries Rock! - 2018 Summer Library Club
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

Sign up for the 2018 Kanawha County Public Library Summer Library Club: Libraries Rock! Adults will receive a prize and an entry into the grand prize

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ALL MONTH Libraries Rock! - 2018 Summer Library Club
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

Sign up for the 2018 Kanawha County Public Library Summer Library Club: Libraries Rock! Adults will receive a prize and an entry into the grand prize

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ALL MONTH Libraries Rock! - 2018 Summer Library Club
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

Sign up for the 2018 Kanawha County Public Library Summer Library Club: Libraries Rock! Adults will receive a prize and an entry into the grand prize
10:00 AM Baby & Me
Main Library

Storytime program designed for our youngest patrons.
10:30 AM Born to Read
Nitro Public Library

Storytime for our youngest patrons. Birth-3 with caregiver. Registration required. Registration begins July 17.
6:00 PM Libraries Rock! Celebration
Dunbar Branch Library

Celebrate the completion of Summer Library Club with music, crafts, and ice cream floats. Bring an instrument you have made and join in a celebratory
6:00 PM Summer Send-off Ice Cream Social
Elk Valley Branch Library

What’s summer without ice cream? Help us wrap up the Summer Library Club by enjoying a sweet treat, cool stories, and awesome activities at the Elk

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