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ALL MONTH 2018 Quilt Display: Remembering a Friend: A Retrospective of the Artistry of Barbara Lantz
Main Library

The Kanawha Valley Quilters honor one of their best quilters with a special display of her quilts on the first floor beginning June 14 through early S
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
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. After storytime, kids
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 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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10:30 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: Katherine Johnson
Main Library

Join us for a special Books 'N' More program to celebrate West Virginia's own Katherine Johnson! We'll read a couple of books about this amazing woman
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 Family Movie Night
Riverside Public Library

Come watch a newly released movie. Free refreshments will be available.

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3:30 PM Library Brick Builders Club
St. Albans Branch Library

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

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6:00 PM Adult Craft Class: Beaded Necklace and Earrings
St. Albans Branch Library

Kingdom Life Fellowship's Kingdom Krafters will teach you how to create a dazzling beaded necklace and earring set. All supplies will be provided. Spa
6:00 PM Relax and Color
Riverside Public Library

Experience relaxation as you color your cares away. Bring your own materials or use those provided by the library.

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10:00 AM Baby & Me
Main Library

Storytime program designed for our youngest patrons.
10:30 AM Books 'n' More
Riverside Public Library

Storytime program for preschoolers. Pre-K 3-5 years.
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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10:00 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
10:30 AM Jump Into Storytime
Cross Lanes Branch Library

Storytime designed for children up to 5 years of age. Child and caregiver will enjoy stories, songs, rhymes, and much more. Caregivers are encouraged
10:30 AM Jump into Storytime
Elk Valley Branch Library

Storytime sessions are designed for children up to 5 years of age. Adult and child will enjoy stories, songs, rhymes, and more. After storytime, kids
11:00 AM Playgroup at the Library
Elk Valley Branch Library

All the fun of a traditional playgroup, but none of the fuss! A great opportunity for children to play and interact under caregivers' supervision. D
11:00 AM Playgroup @ the Library
Cross Lanes Branch Library

All the fun of a traditional playgroup but with none of the fuss! Drop in to socialize with other families and play with toys reserved just for this a

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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
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: Rosie the Riveter
Main Library

Celebrate all of the Rosies at this special Books 'N' More! We'll read books about woman inventors and workers and create a related craft. You can eve
2:00PM Teen Music Social
Cross Lanes Branch Library

Summer reading is over but the beat goes on. Join us for a teen music social. There will be snacks, laughter, and friends. Teen chosen but adult appro
6:00 PM Brick Builders
Riverside Public Library

Using popular toy building bricks, participants may work on step by step creations or engage in more personalized designs.
6:00 PM Teen Night: Fandom Trivia
St. Albans Branch Library

Do you consider yourself a super fan? Do you belong to the Thronies, Whovian, Jedi, Trekkie, PotterHead, Browncoat, Tolkienites, SPNFamily, or Tribute
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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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.

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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
10:00 AM Baby & Me
Main Library

Storytime program designed for our youngest patrons.
6:00 PM Teen Night: Candy Sushi
Elk Valley Branch Library

Teens are invited to make their own candy sushi. Have you always wanted to try sushi but you really don't like fish? This is your chance! Note: no fi

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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 Playgroup @ the Library
Cross Lanes Branch Library

All the fun of a traditional playgroup but with none of the fuss! Drop in to socialize with other families and play with toys reserved just for this a

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10:00 AM Toddler Exploration: Math and Space
Main Library

Join us for counting and space exploration activities in honor of Katherine Johnson; West Virginia's own NASA mathematician.
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 Teen Book Group
Cross Lanes Branch Library

What are you reading? Meet Keith at the library and let's talk about it. Refreshments provided by the Cross Lanes Library Advisory Board and the Woman
6:00 PM Family Fun Night: Back to School Bash
Elk Valley Branch Library

Who doesn’t love fun times with family? Each Family Fun session will offer a fun way to relax with family – crafts, game nights, movies, and more
6:00 PM Game Time
Riverside Public Library

Join the fun. We'll have a variety of games: limbo, cupcake walk, giant tic-tac-toe and other activities.

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3:00 PM - 4:00 PM Brick Builders Club
Cross Lanes Branch Library

Join in the fun at the Cross Lanes Branch Library's Brick Builders Club! Sign up to be a member and get a membership card! Get the card stamped at eac

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11:00 AM Family STEM Program: Birthday Celebration!
Main Library

Help us celebrate the 100th birthday of West Virginia native Katherine Johnson, former NASA mathematician and recipient of the Presidential Medal of F

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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
6:00 PM to 8:00 PM The Foreign Policy Association's Great Decisions Discussion 2018
Main Library

Join us the third Monday of each month through November for the Foreign Policy Association’s Great Decisions Discussion. This national program is de

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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: Back to School
Cross Lanes Branch Library

Search the library for hidden pictures! Can you find all 5 pictures of back to school items? Game sheets can be found at the circulation desk. Limit o
10:00 AM Baby & Me
Main Library

Storytime program designed for our youngest patrons.
12:00 PM Elk Valley Book Group
Elk Valley Branch Library

Join Book Group members for a discussion of "The Book that Matters Most" by Ann Hood. Copies of the book are available for checkout from the circulat
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 Watermelon Fun!
Clendenin Branch Library

Celebrate that great, juicy fruit through stories, crafts, and other activities. Participate in a 'Watermelon Seed-Spitting' Contest and enjoy some c

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ALL DAY I Spy: Back to School
Cross Lanes Branch Library

Search the library for hidden pictures! Can you find all 5 pictures of back to school items? Game sheets can be found at the circulation desk. Limit o
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
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 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. After storytime, kids
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 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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ALL DAY I Spy: Back to School
Cross Lanes Branch Library

Search the library for hidden pictures! Can you find all 5 pictures of back to school items? Game sheets can be found at the circulation desk. Limit o
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
1:15 PM Books 'N' More
Main Library

Storytime program for preschoolers including books, music and a simple craft.
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 Slime Party
Riverside Public Library

Have fun making a mess. Learn how to make fluffy slime and other different types of slime.

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ALL DAY I Spy Hidden Pictures
St. Albans Branch Library

Search for the hidden pictures, then return your completed game sheet to the service desk. Choose a prize from the treasure chest. Children 12 and you
3:00 PM - 5:45 PM Used Book Sale
St. Albans Branch Library

The St. Albans Advisory Board is sponsoring a Used Book Sale on Friday, August 24 from 3:00 p.m. - 5:45 p.m. and Saturday, August 25 from 10:00 a.m. -
ALL DAY I Spy: Back to School
Cross Lanes Branch Library

Search the library for hidden pictures! Can you find all 5 pictures of back to school items? Game sheets can be found at the circulation desk. Limit o

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ALL DAY I Spy: Back to School
Cross Lanes Branch Library

Search the library for hidden pictures! Can you find all 5 pictures of back to school items? Game sheets can be found at the circulation desk. Limit o
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 - 1:45 PM Used Book Sale
St. Albans Branch Library

The St. Albans Advisory Board is sponsoring a Used Book Sale on Friday, August 24 from 3:00 p.m. - 5:45 p.m. and Saturday, August 25 from 10:00 a.m. -

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10:00 AM Baby & Me
Main Library

Storytime program designed for our youngest patrons.
1:00 PM Adult Crafternoon: String Art Wall Hanging
Elk Valley Branch Library

Enjoy an afternoon of crafting, refreshments, and time with friends. This month we will make a string art wall hanging. Please bring your own small

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10:00 AM Tiny Tots
Main Library

Storytime program designed for ages 18-36 mo.
10:30 AM Discovery Play
Elk Valley Branch Library

Join us for some fun, hands-on sensory activities and craft projects that target all five senses. Children from birth to 5 years of age and their favo
10:30 AM Born to Read
Riverside Public Library

Storytime program for our youngest patron. Birth - 36 months.
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 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
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 August's meeting,

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1:15 PM Books 'N' More
Main Library

Storytime program for preschoolers including books, music and a simple craft.
6:00 PM Ukes Unite!
Elk Valley Branch Library

Calling all ukulele players, those who wish they could play, and those who have the instrument and would like a place to meet other enthusiasts! Brin
6:00 PM Canvas Art
Riverside Public Library

Children can create their own canvas artwork using yarn, plastic needles and plastic canvas.

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