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ALL DAY I Spy: Space
Cross Lanes Branch Library

Stop in and log your progress for SLC: A Universe of Stories and search for out of this world pictures! Grab a game sheet and spy all five galaxy pict
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

Preschoolers will love this storytime! We read books, practice rhymes, dance, and make a craft. Afterwards, parents and children can socialize in our
4:00 PM Do Us a Flavor
Sissonville Branch Library

Join us on a journey to flavortown at the library! Quirky flavors will battle it out in a snack showdown at this event. Taste test a variety of unique
5:30 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 P.M. Movie Night
Riverside Public Library

Come watch a newly-released movie. Free refreshments will be provided.
6:00 PM Summer Send-off: Cosmic Party
Elk Valley Branch Library

Everyone is invited to a Cosmic Party! A special thank you from the library for all your continued support throughout the summer. Enjoy space themed

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ALL DAY I Spy: Space
Cross Lanes Branch Library

Stop in and log your progress for SLC: A Universe of Stories and search for out of this world pictures! Grab a game sheet and spy all five galaxy pict
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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1:00 PM to 3:00 PM Jam Session at the Library
Clendenin Branch Library

Bring your guitar, banjo, fiddle or other instrument to the library for an informal jam session. Join other musicians to play a few songs or play the
ALL DAY I Spy: Space
Cross Lanes Branch Library

Stop in and log your progress for SLC: A Universe of Stories and search for out of this world pictures! Grab a game sheet and spy all five galaxy pict
10:30 A.M. Golden Years
Riverside Public Library

Fun-filled activities for seniors with games and crafts.
11:00 AM Ready, Set, Create! Span-tastic Bridges
St. Albans Branch Library

In this interactive program, children in grades 2 - 5 will learn about the engineering design process while challenging their creative minds. Particip

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10:30 AM - 11:00 AM Jump into Storytime
Sissonville Branch Library

Storytime sessions are designed for children up to 5 years of age.
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM Playgroup
Sissonville Branch Library

Children will have fun playing with others their own age, while adults can relax and chat.
6:00 PM Hooks and Needles
Elk Valley Branch Library

Join other needle crafters and work on your current project at the library. Bring your own supplies. Beginners through experts welcome. Adults and Tee
6:00 PM Adult Crafting Class
Riverside Public Library

We will create a beautiful fan to be used as a decoration or to keep you cool this month! Class is limited, so please register after July 1, 2019.
6:00 p.m. Movie Night at the Library!
Dunbar Branch Library

Sit back and enjoy a family movie (rated G or PG) among friends. Popcorn will be provided.

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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 Storytime at the Park
Coonskin Park, Elk Valley Branch Library

Join us for a special storytime event at Coonskin Park. A storytime will be presented at 10:30 a.m., near the main play area. In addition, KCPL’s Mo
12:00 PM Clendenin Library Book Group
Clendenin Branch Library

Join our Book Group for a discussion of "Hannah Coulter" by Wendell Berry. Bring a bag lunch if you want; we'll provide drinks and snacks. Copies of t
6:00 PM Garden Extravaganza
Sissonville Branch Library

It's time for more garden fun! We will explore the results from the summer gardening, and we will TASTE the results. This will be a celebration of all

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3:30 - 4:45 PM Game On!
Sissonville Branch Library

Grab a friend and get in the game! Teens & tweens are invited to meet up at the library for good times, good friends, and gaming. You won't want to m
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM Jump into Storytime
Sissonville Branch Library

Storytime sessions are designed for children up to 5 years of age.
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM Playgroup
Sissonville Branch Library

Children will have fun playing with others their own age, while adults can relax and chat.
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
Elk Valley Branch Library

Storytime sessions are designed for children up to 5 years of age. Adult and child will enjoy stories, songs, rhymes, and more.
10:30 AM Knit a Bit
St. Albans Branch Library

Join other knitters and work on your current project at the library. Bring your own supplies. Beginners through experts welcome. Adults.
10:30 AM Jump Into Storytime
Cross Lanes Branch Library

Storytime designed for children up to 5 years of age. Child and caregiver will enjoy stories, songs, rhymes, and much more. Caregivers are encouraged
10:30 AM Born to Read
St. Albans Branch Library

Storytime programs for our youngest patrons. Birth-36 months 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

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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 a.m. Jump into Storytime!
Dunbar Branch Library

Storytime sessions are designed for children up to 5 years of age. Child and caregiver will enjoy stories, songs, rhymes, and much more. Caregivers ar
11:00 AM Playgroup at 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
11:00 a.m. Playgroup
Dunbar Branch Library

Playgroup is a time for your child to socialize and play. The program helps children learn to interact and engage with other children through special
1:00 PM Book Chat
Sissonville Branch Library

Join the library for a lively discussion of popular titles the second Thursday of each month. Please contact the library at (304) 984-2244 for this mo
1:15 PM Books 'N' More
Main Library

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

What’s summer without ice cream? Celebrate the end of summer with ice cream! Learn how to make your own ice cream. Bring your friends for a yummy
6:00 P.M. Slime Fun
Riverside Public Library

Come make your own slime. You get to choose the color and add items to make it unique.
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 Squirt Gun Painting
Main Library

Squirt guns have many uses, including making art! Come join us for a messy and fun painting event. Dress in some old clothes, as you will get messy. R
1:00 PM Emergency Preparedness
Sissonville Branch Library

Are you ready for an emergency? Learn what to do when the unexpected strikes during this free class. This training is offered in partnership with the

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

Children will have fun playing with others their own age, while adults can relax and chat.
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM Jump into Storytime
Sissonville Branch Library

Storytime sessions are designed for children up to 5 years of age.
6:00 PM Hooks and Needles
Elk Valley Branch Library

Join other needle crafters and work on your current project at the library. Bring your own supplies. Beginners through experts welcome. Adults and Tee
6:00 PM Book Lovers Unite: A Book Discussion Group
Riverside Public Library

The group will meet on the second Monday of each month at 6 p.m. The discussion will be "We Were Liars" by E. Lockhart. Copies are available for check

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10:00 AM Baby & Me Storytime
Main Library

Storytime program for ages birth-18 months. Babies and caregivers will enjoy books, songs, rhymes, and more in this interactive program. Afterwards st
10:30 A.M. Books 'N' More
Riverside Public Library

Storytime program for preschoolers including books, music and a simple craft.
1:30 PM Adult Crafternoon: Spa Crafts
Elk Valley Branch Library

Enjoy an afternoon of crafting and time with friends. We will be making bath bombs and shower bombs. Registration will begin on Tuesday, July 23. T

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

Children will have fun playing with others their own age, while adults can relax and chat.
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM Jump into Storytime
Sissonville Branch Library

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

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

Storytime sessions are designed for children up to 5 years of age. Adult and child will enjoy stories, songs, rhymes, and more.
10:30 AM Knit a Bit
St. Albans Branch Library

Join other knitters and work on your current project at the library. Bring your own supplies. Beginners through experts welcome. Adults.
10:30 A.M. Homeschool Day
Riverside Public Library

Learn about research tools and resources. Activities for the whole family.
11:00 AM Playgroup at the Library
Elk Valley Branch Library

All the fun of a traditional playgroup, but none of the fuss! A great opportunity for children to play and interact under caregivers' supervision. D

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5:00 PM-7:30 PM Elk Valley Advisory Board BIG Book Sale
Elk Valley Branch Library

The Elk Valley Advisory Board will be holding a book sale at the Elk Valley Branch Library. The sale will run from 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. on Friday and Sat
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

Preschoolers will love this storytime! We read books, practice rhymes, dance, and make a craft. Afterwards, parents and children can socialize in our
6:00 PM Play to Learn!
St. Albans Branch Library

Families are invited to come play with building bricks, sensory toys, magnets, word games and more. Brush up on your STEM and literacy skills while h
6:00 PM DIY Locker Swag
Sissonville Branch Library

School is approaching and who wants to have a boring, plain locker? Not you! Join us for a night of crafts to spruce up your locker. A variety of DIY
6:00 p.m. Outdoor games
Riverside Public Library

Come dressed to run, laugh and have fun playing outside team building games.

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10:00 AM - 3:00 PM Elk Valley Advisory Board BIG Book Sale
Elk Valley Branch Library

The Elk Valley Advisory Board will be holding a book sale at the Elk Valley Branch Library. The sale will run from 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. on Friday and Sat

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10:00 AM - 3:00 PM Elk Valley Advisory Board BIG Book Sale
Elk Valley Branch Library

The Elk Valley Advisory Board will be holding a book sale at the Elk Valley Branch Library. The sale will run from 10 a.m. - 3 p.m. on Friday and Sat
6:00 PM Murder Mystery Dinner
Sissonville Branch Library

Come and enjoy an adult night out without the kids! Elegant dining prepared by a Master Chef will leave your mouth watering! Do you have what it takes

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6:00 PM to 8:00 PM The Foreign Policy Association's Great Decisions Discussion 2019
Main Library

Join us the third Monday of each month through November (except July) for the Foreign Policy Association’s Great Decisions Discussion. This national
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.
6:00 PM Hooks and Needles
Elk Valley Branch Library

Join other needle crafters and work on your current project at the library. Bring your own supplies. Beginners through experts welcome. Adults and Tee

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ALL 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
12:00 PM Elk Valley Book Group
Elk Valley Branch Library

Join Book Group members for a discussion of"Bring Me Back" by B.A. Paris. Copies of the book are available for checkout from the circulation desk. Ne
5:30 PM Back to School Family Movie Night
Sissonville Branch Library

Relax and enjoy a family-friendly movie to get you in the mood for another year of school. There will be enough popcorn and laughs for everyone!

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3:30 - 4:45 PM Game On!
Sissonville Branch Library

Grab a friend and get in the game! Teens & tweens are invited to meet up at the library for good times, good friends, and gaming. You won't want to 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 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.
10:30 AM Knit a Bit
St. Albans Branch Library

Join other knitters and work on your current project at the library. Bring your own supplies. Beginners through experts welcome. Adults.
10:30 AM Jump Into Storytime
Cross Lanes Branch Library

Storytime designed for children up to 5 years of age. Child and caregiver will enjoy stories, songs, rhymes, and much more. Caregivers are encouraged
11:15 A.M. Teen Time
Riverside Public Library

Bring a friend and challenge them to a Wii or board game.

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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
10:00 AM Playgroup at the Library
Main Library

All the fun of a traditional playgroup but none of the fuss. Drop in to socialize with other families and play with toys reserved just for this age gr
10:30 a.m. Jump into Storytime!
Dunbar Branch Library

Storytime sessions are designed for children up to 5 years of age. Child and caregiver will enjoy stories, songs, rhymes, and much more. Caregivers ar
11:00 a.m. Playgroup
Dunbar Branch Library

Playgroup is a time for your child to socialize and play. The program helps children learn to interact and engage with other children through special
1:15 PM Books 'N' More
Main Library

Preschoolers will love this storytime! We read books, practice rhymes, dance, and make a craft. Afterwards, parents and children can socialize in our
5:30 pm Off the Hook
Dunbar Branch Library

"Off the Hook" is a knitting and crochet group that meets in the Dunbar Branch Library's large meeting room every fourth Thursday at 5:30 p.m. Beginne
6:00 PM Family Science Night: Crazy Concoctions
Elk Valley Branch Library

Come join us at the library for a night of science fun! Make three different science experiments using one very important secret ingredient. Registra
6:00 P.M. Brick Builders
Riverside Public Library

A large assortment of plastic bricks will be available for patrons to make their own design. Work alone or in groups to build one of our models.
6:00 PM Throwback Thursday: I <3 the '90s!
Sissonville Branch Library

Put on your best flannel and polish your Doc Martens - it's '90s night at the library! Everyone ages 16 and older are invited for an evening of '90s-t

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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

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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
10:30 AM Book Folding Club
Riverside Public Library

The club will always meet on the fourth Saturday of each month at 10:30 a.m. Transform an old book into a work of art and meet new friends.

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10:30 AM - 11:00 AM Jump into Storytime
Sissonville Branch Library

Storytime sessions are designed for children up to 5 years of age.
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM Playgroup
Sissonville Branch Library

Children will have fun playing with others their own age, while adults can relax and chat.
6:00 PM Hooks and Needles
Elk Valley Branch Library

Join other needle crafters and work on your current project at the library. Bring your own supplies. Beginners through experts welcome. Adults and Tee

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10:00 AM Baby & Me Storytime
Main Library

Storytime program for ages birth-18 months. Babies and caregivers will enjoy books, songs, rhymes, and more in this interactive program. Afterwards st
10:30 A.M. Born to Read
Riverside Public Library

Storytime program for our youngest patrons.
11:00 A.M. Playgroup at the Library
Riverside Public 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 g
1:30 PM Adult Crafternoon: Sunflower Wreath
Elk Valley Branch Library

Create a festive sunflower wreath using dyed coffee filters. Brighten your door as we head into fall. All materials provided. Registration begins J
6:00 PM Talking Books
Sissonville Branch Library

Bring your favorite book, or your current read, and join us for Talking Books. This will be an informal book discussion. If you don't have a book in m
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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10:30 AM - 11:00 AM Jump into Storytime
Sissonville Branch Library

Storytime sessions are designed for children up to 5 years of age.
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM Playgroup
Sissonville Branch Library

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

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

Storytime sessions are designed for children up to 5 years of age. Adult and child will enjoy stories, songs, rhymes, and more.
10:30 AM Knit a Bit
St. Albans Branch Library

Join other knitters and work on your current project at the library. Bring your own supplies. Beginners through experts welcome. Adults.
10:30 AM 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 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
11:15 A.M. Teen Time
Riverside Public Library

Bring a friend and challenge them to a Wii or board game.
11:30 AM Mall Book Group
Charleston Town Center, Main Library

Join us at the Charleston Town Center Panera Bread on the last Wednesday of every month, 11:30 a.m. to discuss a different book. Copies of the book wi

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1:15 PM Books 'N' More
Main Library

Preschoolers will love this storytime! We read books, practice rhymes, dance, and make a craft. Afterwards, parents and children can socialize in our
6:00 PM DIY Bath Bombs
Sissonville Branch Library

Do you dream of taking luxurious, fizzy, scented baths but are put off by the high cost of bath bombs? Save some dough and make your own! Learn how at
6:00 P.M. Art at the Library
Riverside Public Library

Come dressed to make a mess. Children will learn about abstract art and create their own masterpiece.

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All Day Closed for Labor Day Holiday
Clendenin Branch Library, Cross Lanes Branch Library, Dunbar Branch Library, Elk Valley Branch Library, Glasgow Branch Library, Main Library, Marmet Branch Library, Mobile Library, Nitro Public Library, Riverside Public Library, Sissonville Branch Library, St. Albans Branch Library

All KCPL locations will be closed all day for the Labor Day holiday.

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