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

Quilts created by members of the Kanawha Valley Quilters Guild, the Moon and Stars Quilters Guild, and the Charleston Art Quilters will be on display
9:30 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 and Miss Teen International pagean
10:00 AM Baby & Me
Main Library

Storytime program designed for our youngest patrons.
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 Express 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 Born to Read
Sissonville Branch Library

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

Storytime program for preschoolers including books, music and a simple craft.
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 refreshment will be available.

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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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6:00 PM Hooks and Needles
Elk Valley Express 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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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 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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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 Jump into Storytime
Elk Valley Express 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 Books 'n' More
Sissonville Branch Library

Storytime for preschoolers 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 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 Relax and Color
Cross Lanes Branch Library

Experience relaxation as you color your cares away. Bring your own materials or use those provided by the Cross Lanes Library Board. There will be a d
6:00 PM 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.

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6:00 PM Hooks and Needles
Elk Valley Express 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 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 "Underground Railroad" by Colson Whitehead. Copies of the book are available for checkout from the circula

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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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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
3:30-6:30 pm Cross Lanes Library "Back-to-School" Pool Party
Cross Lanes Branch Library

Meet your friends at the Cross Lanes Recreational Association's Pool on Big Tyler Road to raise money for the Cross Lanes Branch Library! This event
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
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 Family Fun Night
Riverside Public Library

Stories, crafts, activities and games. Fun for the whole family.
6:00 PM Play to Learn!
St. Albans Branch Library

Families are invited to come play with building bricks, sensory toys, magnets, word games and more. Brush up on your STEM and literacy skills while h

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

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

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11:00 AM - 12:00 PM Family STEM Program: Art-Making Wigglebots
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
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
11:00 AM Family STEM Program
Main Library

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

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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 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 Impossible Magic
Sissonville 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 Express 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 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.
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
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 Express 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

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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 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

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6:00 PM Hooks and Needles
Elk Valley Express 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
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

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10:00 AM Baby & Me
Main Library

Storytime program designed for our youngest patrons.

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2:00 - 3:30 PM 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 Express 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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