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ALL DAY Butterfly Gallery
Main Library

Choose from a selection of butterfly coloring pages, color a butterfly, and add it to our butterfly art gallery. Fun and relaxing for all ages!
1:00 PM Adults: Quilting
Sissonville Branch Library

Come join us as we continue to work on our hand-stitched group quilt as Terry Brogan leads us in the design. Bring your own quilting frame (if you hav
1:15 PM Books 'N' More
Main Library

Storytime program for preschoolers including books, music and a simple craft.
3:00 PM The Reel Connection Reading and Discussion Group
Main Library

Discover these books that Hollywood has adapted to the big screen. The group meets the first Thursday of each month September through May. This month'
6:00 PM Impossible Magic
St. Albans 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
6:00 PM Family Movie Night
Riverside Public Library

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

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ALL DAY Butterfly Gallery
Main Library

Choose from a selection of butterfly coloring pages, color a butterfly, and add it to our butterfly art gallery. Fun and relaxing for all ages!

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All Day Closed
Cross Lanes Branch Library, Dunbar Branch Library, Elk Valley Express 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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All Day Closed
Cross Lanes Branch Library, Dunbar Branch Library, Elk Valley Express 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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ALL DAY Butterfly Gallery
Main Library

Choose from a selection of butterfly coloring pages, color a butterfly, and add it to our butterfly art gallery. Fun and relaxing for all ages!
10:00 AM Baby & Me
Main Library

Storytime program designed for our youngest patrons.
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
6:00 PM Family Night: DIY Project Play Dough
Sissonville Branch Library

Do your kids love playing with play dough? If so, come join us for an awesome night of making different types of play dough! Stretchy, glittery, scent

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ALL DAY I Spy Butterflies
Dunbar Branch Library

Beautiful butterflies have landed in the library. Pick up a game sheet at the front desk and find all the butterflies hidden in the children's area. R
ALL DAY Butterfly Gallery
Main Library

Choose from a selection of butterfly coloring pages, color a butterfly, and add it to our butterfly art gallery. Fun and relaxing for all ages!
10:00AM 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 Express Library

Join us at the Elk Valley Express Library as we jump back into storytime! Storytime sessions are designed for children ages birth-5. Storytimes feat
10:30 AM Born to Read
Cross Lanes Branch Library

A Storytime program for our youngest patrons. Enjoy stories, songs and fingerplays. 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
3:30 PM Teens: After School Video Games
Sissonville Branch Library

Do you enjoy playing video games? Come join us every Monday and Wednesday at 3:30 PM for an awesome time playing video games.

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ALL DAY Butterfly Gallery
Main Library

Choose from a selection of butterfly coloring pages, color a butterfly, and add it to our butterfly art gallery. Fun and relaxing for all ages!
ALL DAY I Spy Butterflies
Dunbar Branch Library

Beautiful butterflies have landed in the library. Pick up a game sheet at the front desk and find all the butterflies hidden in the children's area. R
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.
4:00 PM Teen Book Chat
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 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 Family Fun Night
Riverside Public Library

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

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ALL DAY I Spy Butterflies
Dunbar Branch Library

Beautiful butterflies have landed in the library. Pick up a game sheet at the front desk and find all the butterflies hidden in the children's area. R
ALL DAY Butterfly Gallery
Main Library

Choose from a selection of butterfly coloring pages, color a butterfly, and add it to our butterfly art gallery. Fun and relaxing for all ages!
ALL DAY 2016 Design Awards: West Virginia Chapter of the American Institute of Architects
Main Library

Each year the West Virginia Chapter of the AIA recognizes the most outstanding architectural design projects in the state. The winning projects will b

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ALL DAY Butterfly Gallery
Main Library

Choose from a selection of butterfly coloring pages, color a butterfly, and add it to our butterfly art gallery. Fun and relaxing for all ages!
ALL DAY I Spy Butterflies
Dunbar Branch Library

Beautiful butterflies have landed in the library. Pick up a game sheet at the front desk and find all the butterflies hidden in the children's area. R
11:00 AM Calling All Geocachers
Cross Lanes Branch Library

Head to the library to discuss your Geocaching Summer Successes and plan your Autumn Outdoors. If you are new to caching or want to learn what it is a

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All Day I Spy Butterflies
Main Library

Beautiful butterflies have landed in the library. Grab a game sheet at the Children's desk and find all 5 butterflies hidden in the library. Return yo
ALL DAY Butterfly Gallery
Main Library

Choose from a selection of butterfly coloring pages, color a butterfly, and add it to our butterfly art gallery. Fun and relaxing for all ages!
ALL DAY I Spy Butterflies
Dunbar Branch Library

Beautiful butterflies have landed in the library. Pick up a game sheet at the front desk and find all the butterflies hidden in the children's area. R
6:00 - 7:00 pm Ask a Techie
Dunbar Branch Library

Bring your technology questions to the Dunbar Branch Library resident techies, who will be available to provide personal assistance. Bring your own de
3:30 PM Teens: After School Video Games
Sissonville Branch Library

Do you enjoy playing video games? Come join us every Monday and Wednesday at 3:30 PM for an awesome time playing video games.

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All Day I Spy Butterflies
Cross Lanes Branch Library

Beautiful butterflies have landed in the library. Grab a game sheet at the front desk and find all 5 butterflies hidden in the library. Return your ma
All Day I Spy Butterflies
Main Library

Beautiful butterflies have landed in the library. Grab a game sheet at the Children's desk and find all 5 butterflies hidden in the library. Return yo
ALL DAY Butterfly Gallery
Main Library

Choose from a selection of butterfly coloring pages, color a butterfly, and add it to our butterfly art gallery. Fun and relaxing for all ages!
ALL DAY I Spy Butterflies
Dunbar Branch Library

Beautiful butterflies have landed in the library. Pick up a game sheet at the front desk and find all the butterflies hidden in the children's area. R
10:00 AM Baby & Me
Main Library

Storytime program designed for our youngest patrons.
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.
6:30 p.m. St. Albans Writes: Gennet Thompson
St. Albans Branch Library

A graduate of the University of Virginia, Gennet Thompson is the Amazon best selling author of "Taming the WANT Impulse” (Tempering the Soul to Achi

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All Day I Spy Butterflies
Cross Lanes Branch Library

Beautiful butterflies have landed in the library. Grab a game sheet at the front desk and find all 5 butterflies hidden in the library. Return your ma
ALL DAY Butterfly Gallery
Main Library

Choose from a selection of butterfly coloring pages, color a butterfly, and add it to our butterfly art gallery. Fun and relaxing for all ages!
All Day I Spy Butterflies
Main Library

Beautiful butterflies have landed in the library. Grab a game sheet at the Children's desk and find all 5 butterflies hidden in the library. Return yo
ALL DAY I Spy Butterflies
Dunbar Branch Library

Beautiful butterflies have landed in the library. Pick up a game sheet at the front desk and find all the butterflies hidden in the children's area. R
10:00AM Tiny Tots
Main Library

Storytime program designed for ages 18-36 mo.
10:30 AM From Caterpillar to Butterfly
Riverside Public Library

West Virginia designated the Monarch Butterfly as the official state butterfly in 1995. During this program for all ages, West Virginia’s Butterfly
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

Join us at the Elk Valley Express Library as we jump back into storytime! Storytime sessions are designed for children ages birth-5. Storytimes feat
11:00 AM Books 'n' More
Sissonville Branch Library

Storytime for preschoolers.
3:30 PM Teens: After School Video Games
Sissonville Branch Library

Do you enjoy playing video games? Come join us every Monday and Wednesday at 3:30 PM for an awesome time playing video games.
3:30 PM From Caterpillar to Butterfly
Sissonville Branch Library

West Virginia designated the Monarch Butterfly as the official state butterfly in 1995. During this program for all ages, West Virginia’s Butterfly
6:30 PM From Caterpillar to Butterfly
Main Library

West Virginia designated the Monarch Butterfly as the official state butterfly in 1995. During this program for all ages, West Virginia’s Butterfly

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All Day I Spy Butterflies
Cross Lanes Branch Library

Beautiful butterflies have landed in the library. Grab a game sheet at the front desk and find all 5 butterflies hidden in the library. Return your ma
All Day I Spy Butterflies
Main Library

Beautiful butterflies have landed in the library. Grab a game sheet at the Children's desk and find all 5 butterflies hidden in the library. Return yo
ALL DAY I Spy Butterflies
Dunbar Branch Library

Beautiful butterflies have landed in the library. Pick up a game sheet at the front desk and find all the butterflies hidden in the children's area. R
ALL DAY Butterfly Gallery
Main Library

Choose from a selection of butterfly coloring pages, color a butterfly, and add it to our butterfly art gallery. Fun and relaxing for all ages!
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 From Caterpillar to Butterfly
Dunbar Branch Library

West Virginia designated the Monarch Butterfly as the official state butterfly in 1995. During this program for all ages, West Virginia’s Butterfly
1:15 PM Books 'N' More
Main Library

Storytime program for preschoolers including books, music and a simple craft.
3:00 PM Anime Afternoon
Main Library

Join us in the Teen Zone for an afternoon of anime & snacks!
3:00 PM Anime Afternoon
Main Library

For September's Anime Afternoon, we will have a Japanese snack tasting and vote on which anime shows to watch in Zone4.
3:30 PM From Caterpillar to Butterfly
St. Albans Branch Library

West Virginia designated the Monarch Butterfly as the official state butterfly in 1995. During this program for all ages, West Virginia’s Butterfly
4:00 PM Teen Book Club
Sissonville Branch Library

This will be our first ever Teen Book Club meeting. If you love reading and enjoy talking about your favorite books, come join us! This group will mee
5:30 PM Low-Sugar Treats (You’ll never know are Healthy!)
Dunbar Branch Library

Sue Hardesty, author and certified holistic health and wellness coach, will discuss natural and healthier alternatives to sugar and will demonstrate h
6:00 PM Teens: DIY Book-Making
Sissonville Branch Library

Reading books is awesome, but have you ever wanted to learn how to make your own? Come join us for a night of snacks and knowledge. All materials will
6:30 PM From Caterpillar to Butterfly
Cross Lanes Branch Library

West Virginia designated the Monarch Butterfly as the official state butterfly in 1995. During this program for all ages, West Virginia’s Butterfly

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All Day I Spy Butterflies
Main Library

Beautiful butterflies have landed in the library. Grab a game sheet at the Children's desk and find all 5 butterflies hidden in the library. Return yo
All Day I Spy Butterflies
Cross Lanes Branch Library

Beautiful butterflies have landed in the library. Grab a game sheet at the front desk and find all 5 butterflies hidden in the library. Return your ma
ALL DAY Butterfly Gallery
Main Library

Choose from a selection of butterfly coloring pages, color a butterfly, and add it to our butterfly art gallery. Fun and relaxing for all ages!
10:30 AM From Caterpillar to Butterfly
Marmet Branch Library

West Virginia designated the Monarch Butterfly as the official state butterfly in 1995. During this program for all ages, West Virginia’s Butterfly
1:00 PM History Alive! Sacagawea
Point Harmony Elementary

When Lewis and Clark hired her French-Canadian husband as an interpreter for their 1804 expedition Sacagawea came along as the lone female member of t
2:00 PM From Caterpillar to Butterfly
Main Library

West Virginia designated the Monarch Butterfly as the official state butterfly in 1995. During this program for all ages, West Virginia’s Butterfly

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ALL DAY Butterfly Gallery
Main Library

Choose from a selection of butterfly coloring pages, color a butterfly, and add it to our butterfly art gallery. Fun and relaxing for all ages!
All Day I Spy Butterflies
Cross Lanes Branch Library

Beautiful butterflies have landed in the library. Grab a game sheet at the front desk and find all 5 butterflies hidden in the library. Return your ma
All Day I Spy Butterflies
Main Library

Beautiful butterflies have landed in the library. Grab a game sheet at the Children's desk and find all 5 butterflies hidden in the library. Return yo
8:00 AM Sissonville Community Yard Sale
Sissonville Branch Library

We are having a community yard sale on Saturday, September 17 at 8 a.m. If you would like to reserve a spot, call the Sissonville library at 304-984-2
11:00 AM Family STEM Program
Main Library

Fun science, technology, engineering, and mathematics activities for the family.
11:00 AM Curiosity Storytime (Books 'n' More)
Dunbar Branch Library

Curious George is celebrating his 75th birthday and you're invited to a special abbreviated storytime. Weather permitting, we will meet at the library
2:00 PM Low-Sugar Treats (You’ll never know are Healthy!)
Main Library

Sue Hardesty, author and certified holistic health and wellness coach, will discuss natural and healthier alternatives to sugar and will demonstrate h

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1:00 PM Golden Years
Sissonville Branch Library

Fun filled afternoon for Seniors with games, crafts, and refreshments.
3:30 PM Teens: After School Video Games
Sissonville Branch Library

Do you enjoy playing video games? Come join us every Monday and Wednesday at 3:30 PM for an awesome time playing video games.
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 at 30
6:00 PM Duct Tape Slap Bracelets
St. Albans Branch Library

Come make cool slap bracelets with duct tape. Registration required, limited to 20 participants. Registration starts August 16.
6:00 PM Family Pirate Night
Dunbar Branch Library

Ahoy Mateys! Gather your crew and set sail for an evening of adventure. The family-friendly activities will center around pirates. Will we discover ou
6:00 PM Great Decisions Discussion 2016
Main Library

Join us the third Monday of each month February through November (except July) for the Foreign Policy Association’s Great Decisions Discussion. This

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10:00 AM Baby & Me
Main Library

Storytime program designed for our youngest patrons.
12:00 PM PALS Book Club
Elk Valley Express 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
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: Safari Central
Sissonville Branch Library

Come join us for a safari-themed night of crafts, games, and activities! We'll learn all about different animals and creatures that live in different

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10:00AM 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
12:10 PM Meet the Author: Michele Zirkle Marcum
Main Library

Join Michele Zirkle Marcum as she talks about her debut novel, “Rain No Evil.” Based on a true story about the supernatural, this novel features a
3:30 PM Teens: After School Video Games
Sissonville Branch Library

Do you enjoy playing video games? Come join us every Monday and Wednesday at 3:30 PM for an awesome time playing video games.

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6:00-7:30 PM Fall Family Make-n-Takes
Elk Valley Express Library

Families can celebrate the first day of fall with some make-and-take crafts for all ages. Drop in anytime from 6:00-7:30 PM for this informal craftin
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.
3:00 PM Teen Book Club
Main Library

In honor of Banned Books Week, teens will meet to discuss a banned or challenged book of their choosing. For a list of suggested titles, please contac
6:00 PM Family Fun Night
Riverside Public Library

Stories, crafts, activities and games. Fun for the whole family.
6:00 PM Adults: DIY Book Making
Sissonville Branch Library

Reading books is awesome, but have you ever wanted to learn how to make your own? Come join us for a night of crafting and knowledge. All materials wi
6:00 PM Anime Club
St. Albans Branch Library

Are you an anime fan? Come join us as we watch anime and discuss related fandom interests. You can also participate in related activities. We will mee

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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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3:00 PM Teen Mall Book Group
Main Library

Are you a book addict? If so, join us at the Charleston Town Center Panera Bread for the Teen Mall Book Group. For our September meeting, we will disc

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11:30 AM Meet the Author: Bob Barnett
Riverside Public Library

West Virginia’s championship teams at West Virginia University and Marshall University and athletic superstars like Jerry West and Mary Lou Retton a
3:00 PM Stuffed Animal Taxidermy
Main Library

Are your bedroom walls boring? Spice them up with some stuffed animal taxidermy! Our Teen Services Librarian will teach you how to turn a stuffed anim
3:30 PM Teens: After School Video Games
Sissonville Branch Library

Do you enjoy playing video games? Come join us every Monday and Wednesday at 3:30 PM for an awesome time playing video games.
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 at 30
6:30 PM Meet the Author: Bob Barnett
Main Library

West Virginia’s championship teams at West Virginia University and Marshall University and athletic superstars like Jerry West and Mary Lou Retton a

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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

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10:00 - 11:00 am Ask a Techie
Dunbar Branch Library

Bring your technology questions to the Dunbar Branch Library resident techies, who will be available to provide personal assistance. Bring your own de
10:00AM Tiny Tots
Main Library

Storytime program designed for ages 18-36 mo.
10:30 AM Jump into Storytime
Elk Valley Express Library

Join us at the Elk Valley Express Library as we jump back into storytime! Storytime sessions are designed for children ages birth-5. Storytimes feat
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.
10:30 AM Born to Read
Riverside Public Library

Storytime program for our youngest patrons.
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
11:00 AM Playgroup
Sissonville Branch Library

Come and enjoy an hour of socializing with other parents as the kids play!
3:30 PM Teens: After School Video Games
Sissonville Branch Library

Do you enjoy playing video games? Come join us every Monday and Wednesday at 3:30 PM for an awesome time playing video games.

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1:15 PM Books 'N' More
Main Library

Storytime program for preschoolers including books, music and a simple craft.
4:00 PM Stuffed Animal Taxidermy
Dunbar Branch Library

Are your bedroom walls boring? Spice them up with some stuffed animal taxidermy! Our Teen Services Librarian will teach you how to turn a stuffed anim
6:00 PM Adults: Quilting
Sissonville Branch Library

Come join us as we continue to work on our hand-stitched group quilt as Terry Brogan leads us in the design. Bring your own quilting frame (if you hav
6:00 PM Art in the Library
Riverside Public Library

Learn how easy it is to draw your own landscape using simple shapes.

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