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9:00 AM-11:30 AM A Royal Event
Main Library

Hear ye, hear ye! Calling all knights, princes, and princesses from ages 4 to 10 to a royal event. Visit with Miss International and Miss Teen Interna
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
10:30 AM Born to Read
Nitro Public Library

Storytime for our youngest patrons. Birth-3 with caregiver. Registration required. Registration begins July 18.
6:00 PM Family Night: Outdoor Survival
Sissonville Branch Library

Come join us for this exciting event, as we learn some basic survival skills! We'll have fun outside learning about the wonders of the outdoors. Regis
7:00 PM Dunbar Book Chat
Dunbar Branch Library

Join Dunbar Book Chat Club members for a discussion of "Before the Fall" by Noah Hawley. Copies of the book are available for checkout from the circul

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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
Elk Valley 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
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 Born to Read
Sissonville Branch Library

A Storytime program for our youngest patrons. Birth - 36 months & caregiver.

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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 Family Movie Night
Riverside Public Library

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

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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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ALL DAY I SPY SOLAR ECLIPSE
Main Library

Search in the Children's Department for pictures related to a solar eclipse. Once you have found all the pictures, turn in your game sheet at the desk
6:00 PM Hooks and Needles
Elk Valley Branch Library

Join other needle crafters and work on your projects at the library. Bring your own supplies and projects. Call the library for more information. For

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ALL DAY I SPY SOLAR ECLIPSE
Main Library

Search in the Children's Department for pictures related to a solar eclipse. Once you have found all the pictures, turn in your game sheet at the desk
6:00 - 7:30 PM E-Books 101
Dunbar Branch Library

Learn how to use KCPL’s free e-book and downloadable audiobook services, Overdrive and Hoopla. Bring your tablet, smartphone, or other device for ha
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 25.
10:30 AM Books 'n' More
Riverside Public Library

Storytime program for preschoolers. Pre-K 3-5 years.
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.

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ALL DAY I SPY SOLAR ECLIPSE
Main Library

Search in the Children's Department for pictures related to a solar eclipse. Once you have found all the pictures, turn in your game sheet at the desk
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. Child and caregiver will enjoy stories, songs, rhymes, and much more. Caregivers ar
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 Books 'n' More
Sissonville Branch Library

Storytime for preschoolers and caregiver.

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ALL DAY I SPY SOLAR ECLIPSE
Main Library

Search in the Children's Department for pictures related to a solar eclipse. Once you have found all the pictures, turn in your game sheet at the desk
4:00-7:00 PM Reconnect with Your Library
Elk Valley Branch Library

It's been a long year, but we're ready to celebrate being back in our Elkview location. Drop in anytime between 4 and 7 p.m. for a time of reconnecti
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.
6:00 PM Operation Tomodachi, the Great Tohoku Earthquake, Tsunami, and Fukushima Nuclear Power Plant Meltdown
Main Library

Dr. Michael Brumage, MD, MPH, FACP, who recently retired as a Colonel after a 25-year career in the U.S. Army Medical Corps, was in Japan during the G
6:00 PM Family Fun Night
Riverside Public Library

Stories, crafts, activities and games. Fun for the whole family.
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

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2:00 - 4:00 pm Ice Cream Social
Dunbar Branch Library

Enjoy free ice cream and lots of family-friendly fun. Sponsored by the City of Dunbar.
ALL DAY I SPY SOLAR ECLIPSE
Main Library

Search in the Children's Department for pictures related to a solar eclipse. Once you have found all the pictures, turn in your game sheet at the desk

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ALL DAY I SPY SOLAR ECLIPSE
Main Library

Search in the Children's Department for pictures related to a solar eclipse. Once you have found all the pictures, turn in your game sheet at the desk
11:00 AM Kindness Rocks
Cross Lanes Branch Library

Have you heard about the rock painting craze? The idea is to share smiles in your community by placing colorful painted rocks in random places. These

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ALL DAY I SPY SOLAR ECLIPSE
Main Library

Search in the Children's Department for pictures related to a solar eclipse. Once you have found all the pictures, turn in your game sheet at the desk

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ALL DAY I SPY SOLAR ECLIPSE
Main Library

Search in the Children's Department for pictures related to a solar eclipse. Once you have found all the pictures, turn in your game sheet at the desk
6 p.m. KCPL Annual Meeting/Open House
Elk Valley Branch Library

The Kanawha County Public Library annual meeting will be held at the Elk Valley Branch Library on Aug. 14 at 6 p.m. An open house will immediately fol
6:00 PM Hooks and Needles
Elk Valley Branch Library

Join other needle crafters and work on your projects at the library. Bring your own supplies and projects. Call the library for more information. For

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ALL DAY I SPY SOLAR ECLIPSE
Main Library

Search in the Children's Department for pictures related to a solar eclipse. Once you have found all the pictures, turn in your game sheet at the desk
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.
10:30 AM Born to Read
Nitro Public Library

Storytime for our youngest patrons. Birth-3 with caregiver. Registration required. Registration begins August 1.
12:00 PM Elk Valley Book Group
Elk Valley Branch Library

Join Book Group members for a discussion of "Underground Railroad" by Colson Whitehead. Copies of the book are available for checkout from the circula
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 Family Night: Carnival Games
Sissonville Branch Library

Come join us for an awesome evening of carnival games! We'll play games, compete for prizes, and have a fantastic time all around! Registration for th
6:00 PM Are You Ready for the Eclipse?
Cross Lanes Branch Library

Join in on activities at the Cross Lanes Library to learn about the August 21st Total Eclipse. Pick up your special eclipse glasses (one per family)

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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 SOLAR ECLIPSE
Main Library

Search in the Children's Department for pictures related to a solar eclipse. Once you have found all the pictures, turn in your game sheet at the desk
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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ALL DAY I SPY SOLAR ECLIPSE
Main Library

Search in the Children's Department for pictures related to a solar eclipse. Once you have found all the pictures, turn in your game sheet at the desk
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: 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
3:30-6:30 pm Cross Lanes Library "Back-to-School" Pool Party
Cross Lanes Branch Library

A special "Back-to-School" Pool party for the Cross Lanes Branch Library fundraiser will be at the Cross Lanes Recreational Association's Pool on Big
10:00 AM Toddler Exploration
Main Library

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

Storytime program for our youngest patrons featuring nursery rhymes, stories, songs, puppets, and props. Birth - 36 months with parent or caregiver.
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.
3:30 PM Roast Club
Main Library

Teens are invited to do their best MSTK3 impressions for this monthly event! Join us to watch and roast a cheesy movie or TV show. Our August feature
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 Create Your Own: Pebble Trivet
Nitro Public Library

Learn how to make a pebble trivet. It's easy, functional and pretty! Registration required. Registration opens August 3.
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 Teens: Cupcake Wars
Sissonville Branch Library

If you like eating cupcakes and challenging your friends, then this is the event for you! Join us for an evening of cupcake decorating challenges and
6:00 PM Family Fun Night
Riverside Public Library

Stories, crafts, activities and games. Fun for the whole family.

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ALL DAY I SPY SOLAR ECLIPSE
Main Library

Search in the Children's Department for pictures related to a solar eclipse. Once you have found all the pictures, turn in your game sheet at the desk
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
1:00 PM-2:00 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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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
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM Art-Making Wigglebots: Family STEM Program:
Main Library

Create your own art-making wigglebot using a DC motor, batteries, markers and more. As your wigglebot jiggles around on paper, see what kind of intere
ALL DAY I SPY SOLAR ECLIPSE
Main Library

Search in the Children's Department for pictures related to a solar eclipse. Once you have found all the pictures, turn in your game sheet at the desk
10:00 AM Adults: Yoga for Beginners
Sissonville Branch Library

Yoga is a great way to relax the mind and body. If you've ever wanted to try it out but were worried about looking silly, this is the class for you! S
2:00 PM Camping Out Storytime
Dunbar Branch Library

Storytime for preschoolers and toddlers with a parent or caregiver. We will share stories and songs about going camping, followed by a simple craft.
2:45 PM Playgroup
Dunbar Branch Library

All the fun of a traditional playgroup but with none of the fuss! Immediately following storytime, adults are invited to socialize with other families

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ALL DAY I SPY SOLAR ECLIPSE
Main Library

Search in the Children's Department for pictures related to a solar eclipse. Once you have found all the pictures, turn in your game sheet at the desk

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ALL DAY I SPY SOLAR ECLIPSE
Main Library

Search in the Children's Department for pictures related to a solar eclipse. Once you have found all the pictures, turn in your game sheet at the desk
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 2017
Main Library

Join us the third Monday of each month through December for the Foreign Policy Association’s Great Decisions Discussion. This national program is de
ALL DAY Solar Eclipse Viewing Event
Sissonville Branch Library

On this special day, we will be having an all-day solar eclipse viewing event! Come join us and have fun watching the live stream from NASA. We'll als
1:00 PM Impossible Magic
Elk Valley Branch Library

Join us in welcoming illusionists Reed & Ashton Masterson for an evening of impossible magic! Seeing a Reed and Ashton show is not just an event, it's
1:00 PM Golden Years
Sissonville Branch Library

Fun filled afternoon for Seniors with games, crafts, and refreshments.
6:00 PM Creative Crayon Coloring
St. Albans Branch Library

Come make a neat work of art using crayons and watercolor paint. Registration required, limited to 20 participants. Registration starts July 18.
6:00 PM Hooks and Needles
Elk Valley Branch Library

Join other needle crafters and work on your projects at the library. Bring your own supplies and projects. Call the library for more information. For

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ALL DAY I SPY SOLAR ECLIPSE
Main Library

Search in the Children's Department for pictures related to a solar eclipse. Once you have found all the pictures, turn in your game sheet at the desk
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
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 August 8.
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 Impossible Magic
Dunbar Branch Library

Join us in welcoming illusionists Reed & Ashton Masterson for an evening of impossible magic! Seeing a Reed and Ashton show is not just an event, it's

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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
Playgroup at the Library
Sissonville Branch Library

Come join us for playgroup, where the children learn to socialize with other families and play with toys reserved just for their age group.
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. Child and caregiver will enjoy stories, songs, rhymes, and much more. Caregivers ar
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 @ 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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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
5:30 - 7:00 PM Off the Hook Knit & Crochet Club
Dunbar Branch Library

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

All the fun of a traditional playgroup but none of the fuss. Drop in to socialize with other families and play with toys reserved just for this age gr
10:30 AM Born to Read
Riverside Public Library

Storytime program for our youngest patrons. Birth - 36 months.
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
1:15 PM Books 'N' More
Main Library

Storytime program for preschoolers including books, music and a simple craft.
3:30 PM Anime Afternoon
Main Library

For August's Anime Afternoon, teens are invited to watch episodes of "AngelBeats!" (TV-14) and enjoy snacks provided by The Friends of The Library. 
6:00 PM Family Fun Night
Riverside Public Library

Stories, crafts, activities and games. Fun for the whole family.
6:00 PM Adults: 72-hour Disaster Kit
Sissonville Branch Library

Being prepared for any disaster situation is key to survival. Come join us for an exciting and informative class on how to put together a 72-hour surv
6:00 PM Impossible Magic
Cross Lanes Branch Library

Join us in welcoming illusionists Reed & Ashton Masterson for an evening of impossible magic! Seeing a Reed and Ashton show is not just an event, it's

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

The Elk Valley Advisory Board will be holding a two day book sale at the Elk Valley Branch Library at the Crossings Mall. There will be something for

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

The Elk Valley Advisory Board will be holding a two day book sale at the Elk Valley Branch Library at the Crossings Mall. There will be something for

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3:30 PM Summer Book Sale!
St. Albans Branch Library

The St. Albans Advisory Board is sponsoring a used book sale on Monday, August 28, 2017, from 3:30-7:30 and Tuesday, August 29, 2017, from 10:00-12:00
6:00 PM From Flint: Voices of a Poisoned City
Main Library

This documentary tells the story of the Flint Water Crisis from those who have experienced this tragedy first hand and from activists on the ground wo
6:00 PM CANCELLED Let's Go Camping Family Fun Night
Dunbar Branch Library

Due to unforeseen circumstances, this event has been cancelled.
6:00 PM Hooks and Needles
Elk Valley Branch Library

Join other needle crafters and work on your projects at the library. Bring your own supplies and projects. Call the library for more information. For

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10:00 AM Summer Book Sale!
St. Albans Branch Library

The St. Albans Advisory Board is sponsoring a Used Book Sale on Monday, August 28, 2017, from 3:30-7:30 and Tuesday, August 29, 2017, from 10:30-12:00
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 August 15.
5:30 PM Sissonville Movie Night
Sissonville Branch Library

Come join us as we watch a movie at the library! Call to find out more details about the event. Popcorn will be provided.

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2:00 - 3:30 PM CANCELED Intro to Gmail
Dunbar Branch Library

Master the basics of Google’s e-mail service. Use Gmail to send and receive e-mails, navigate your inbox, send attachments in an email, and more. Br
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 fav
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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1:15 PM Books 'N' More
Main Library

Storytime program for preschoolers including books, music and a simple craft.
6:00 PM Art in the Library
Riverside Public Library

Come and get dirty with clay creations. Children will learn basic sculpting techniques.

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