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ALL WEEK 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
All Day Closed
Clendenin Branch Library, Cross Lanes Branch Library, Dunbar Branch Library, Elk Valley Branch Library, Glasgow Branch Library, Main Library, Marmet Branch Library, Mobile Library, Riverside Public Library, Sissonville Branch Library, St. Albans Branch Library

All KCPL locations will be closed all day for the Labor Day holiday weekend.
ALL MONTH Pirate I-Spy
Main Library

Ahoy! September 19 is Talk Like a Pirate Day. Search the Children's Department all month for pirate pictures. Once you've found all the pictures, turn

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ALL MONTH Pirate I-Spy
Main Library

Ahoy! September 19 is Talk Like a Pirate Day. Search the Children's Department all month for pirate pictures. Once you've found all the pictures, turn

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ALL MONTH Pirate I-Spy
Main Library

Ahoy! September 19 is Talk Like a Pirate Day. Search the Children's Department all month for pirate pictures. Once you've found all the pictures, turn
All Day Closed
Clendenin Branch Library, Cross Lanes Branch Library, Dunbar Branch Library, Elk Valley Branch Library, Glasgow Branch Library, Main Library, Marmet Branch Library, Mobile 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 MONTH Pirate I-Spy
Main Library

Ahoy! September 19 is Talk Like a Pirate Day. Search the Children's Department all month for pirate pictures. Once you've found all the pictures, turn
ALL DAY Grandparents Day Crafts and Cards
Main Library

Drop in the Children's Department for Make & Take crafts to honor and thank that special person in your life!
6:00 PM to 8:00 PM Declutter and De-Stress Workshop
Main Library

If you find yourself having the same battle over and over again to keep your house rid of clutter, this two-hour workshop is for you. This workshop wi
10:00 AM Baby & Me
Main Library

Storytime program designed for our youngest patrons.

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ALL DAY Grandparents Day Crafts and Cards
Main Library

Drop in the Children's Department for Make & Take crafts to honor and thank that special person in your life!
ALL MONTH Pirate I-Spy
Main Library

Ahoy! September 19 is Talk Like a Pirate Day. Search the Children's Department all month for pirate pictures. Once you've found all the pictures, turn
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.
11:00 AM Born to Read
Sissonville Branch Library

A storytime program for our youngest patrons. Birth - 36 months & 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
11:00 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 Grandparents Day Crafts and Cards
Main Library

Drop in the Children's Department for Make & Take crafts to honor and thank that special person in your life!
ALL MONTH Pirate I-Spy
Main Library

Ahoy! September 19 is Talk Like a Pirate Day. Search the Children's Department all month for pirate pictures. Once you've found all the pictures, turn
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.
3:00 PM Around the World Literary Journey Reading and Discussion Group
Main Library

This book discussion group features nine works from a global array of established authors whose geographical settings range from Australia to the Gree
6:00 PM Movie Night
Riverside Public Library

Come watch a newly-released movie. Free refreshments will be provided.
6:00 PM Family Fun Night: Life Size Board Games
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 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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ALL DAY Grandparents Day Crafts and Cards
Main Library

Drop in the Children's Department for Make & Take crafts to honor and thank that special person in your life!
ALL MONTH Pirate I-Spy
Main Library

Ahoy! September 19 is Talk Like a Pirate Day. Search the Children's Department all month for pirate pictures. Once you've found all the pictures, turn
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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ALL DAY Grandparents Day Crafts and Cards
Main Library

Drop in the Children's Department for Make & Take crafts to honor and thank that special person in your life!
ALL MONTH Pirate I-Spy
Main Library

Ahoy! September 19 is Talk Like a Pirate Day. Search the Children's Department all month for pirate pictures. Once you've found all the pictures, turn
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM Tales to Tails: Read to the Dog
Main Library

Young readers can practice their reading skills in a fun way by reading to a trained and friendly therapy dog! Boosts confidence and self esteem. Read

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ALL MONTH Pirate I-Spy
Main Library

Ahoy! September 19 is Talk Like a Pirate Day. Search the Children's Department all month for pirate pictures. Once you've found all the pictures, turn

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ALL MONTH Pirate I-Spy
Main Library

Ahoy! September 19 is Talk Like a Pirate Day. Search the Children's Department all month for pirate pictures. Once you've found all the pictures, turn
6:00 PM Journal Making
Riverside Public Library

Design and create your own journal. Patrons will use scrapbook paper and simple sewing techniques to create their own book. Registration for this ev
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 MONTH Pirate I-Spy
Main Library

Ahoy! September 19 is Talk Like a Pirate Day. Search the Children's Department all month for pirate pictures. Once you've found all the pictures, turn
10:00 AM Baby & Me
Main Library

Storytime program designed for our youngest patrons.
5:30 PM Board Game Battle
Clendenin Branch Library

Board games played like you've never played before. See if you can last till the end to win the prize.

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ALL MONTH Pirate I-Spy
Main Library

Ahoy! September 19 is Talk Like a Pirate Day. Search the Children's Department all month for pirate pictures. Once you've found all the pictures, turn
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. Adult and child will enjoy stories, songs, rhymes, and more.
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
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
11:00 AM Books 'n' More
Sissonville Branch Library

Storytime for preschoolers and caregiver.
11:30 AM Basic Guitar
Riverside Public Library

Learn the most fundamental guitar techniques, parts of a guitar, using a pick and basic chords.

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6:00 PM to 8:00 PM Declutter and De-Stress Workshop
Dunbar Branch Library

If you find yourself having the same battle over and over again to keep your house rid of clutter, this two-hour workshop is for you. This workshop wi
ALL MONTH Pirate I-Spy
Main Library

Ahoy! September 19 is Talk Like a Pirate Day. Search the Children's Department all month for pirate pictures. Once you've found all the pictures, turn
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 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
1:00 P.M. 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 Family Fun Night
Riverside Public Library

Stories and crafts, fun activities 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.

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ALL MONTH Pirate I-Spy
Main Library

Ahoy! September 19 is Talk Like a Pirate Day. Search the Children's Department all month for pirate pictures. Once you've found all the pictures, turn

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ALL MONTH Pirate I-Spy
Main Library

Ahoy! September 19 is Talk Like a Pirate Day. Search the Children's Department all month for pirate pictures. Once you've found all the pictures, turn
11:00 AM Family STEM Program: Disaster Preparedness
Main Library

Learn the best ways to prepare and stay safe during a disaster. Participants receive a pillowcase to personalize, a booklet on staying safe and a few

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ALL MONTH Pirate I-Spy
Main Library

Ahoy! September 19 is Talk Like a Pirate Day. Search the Children's Department all month for pirate pictures. Once you've found all the pictures, turn

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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
ALL MONTH Pirate I-Spy
Main Library

Ahoy! September 19 is Talk Like a Pirate Day. Search the Children's Department all month for pirate pictures. Once you've found all the pictures, turn
1:00 P.M. 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 MONTH Pirate I-Spy
Main Library

Ahoy! September 19 is Talk Like a Pirate Day. Search the Children's Department all month for pirate pictures. Once you've found all the pictures, turn
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.
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
6:30 PM Going Digital With Your Library Card
St. Albans Branch Library

KCPL offers ebooks, downloadable audiobooks, streaming music and movies, and much more for free with your library card! Learn how to use some of the m

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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 MONTH Pirate I-Spy
Main Library

Ahoy! September 19 is Talk Like a Pirate Day. Search the Children's Department all month for pirate pictures. Once you've found all the pictures, turn
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 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 MONTH Pirate I-Spy
Main Library

Ahoy! September 19 is Talk Like a Pirate Day. Search the Children's Department all month for pirate pictures. Once you've found all the pictures, turn
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 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 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 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.
6:00 PM Brick Builders
Riverside Public Library

Use your imagination with the world's most popular building blocks and meet some new friends.
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 Full STEM Ahead: Scribble Bots
Elk Valley Branch Library

Did you know you can make your own robot with simple household items? We will be designing and creating scribble bots that can make artwork on their

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ALL MONTH Pirate I-Spy
Main Library

Ahoy! September 19 is Talk Like a Pirate Day. Search the Children's Department all month for pirate pictures. Once you've found all the pictures, turn
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
ALL MONTH Pirate I-Spy
Main Library

Ahoy! September 19 is Talk Like a Pirate Day. Search the Children's Department all month for pirate pictures. Once you've found all the pictures, turn

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ALL MONTH Pirate I-Spy
Main Library

Ahoy! September 19 is Talk Like a Pirate Day. Search the Children's Department all month for pirate pictures. Once you've found all the pictures, turn

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ALL MONTH Pirate I-Spy
Main Library

Ahoy! September 19 is Talk Like a Pirate Day. Search the Children's Department all month for pirate pictures. Once you've found all the pictures, turn
5:30 PM to 7:30 PM Declutter and De-Stress Workshop
Riverside Public Library

If you find yourself having the same battle over and over again to keep your house rid of clutter, this two-hour workshop is for you. This workshop wi
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 MONTH Pirate I-Spy
Main Library

Ahoy! September 19 is Talk Like a Pirate Day. Search the Children's Department all month for pirate pictures. Once you've found all the pictures, turn
5:30 PM to 7:30 PM Declutter and De-Stress Workshop
Cross Lanes Branch Library

If you find yourself having the same battle over and over again to keep your house rid of clutter, this two-hour workshop is for you. This workshop wi
10:00 AM Baby & Me
Main Library

Storytime program designed for our youngest patrons.
1:30 PM Adult Crafternoon: Spa-tacular September
Elk Valley Branch Library

Enjoy an afternoon of relaxation, crafting, and time with friends. This month we will make some spa soaks, scrubs, and other goodies. Registration w

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ALL MONTH Pirate I-Spy
Main Library

Ahoy! September 19 is Talk Like a Pirate Day. Search the Children's Department all month for pirate pictures. Once you've found all the pictures, turn
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. Adult and child will enjoy stories, songs, rhymes, and more.
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 programs for our youngest patrons. Birth - 36 months with 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
11:00 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 A.M. Playgroup
Sissonville Branch Library

Children will have fun playing with others their own age, while adults can relax and chat.
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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ALL MONTH Pirate I-Spy
Main Library

Ahoy! September 19 is Talk Like a Pirate Day. Search the Children's Department all month for pirate pictures. Once you've found all the pictures, turn
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.
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 Family Movie Night
Cross Lanes Branch Library

Movies will be shown for the whole family to enjoy together! Popcorn and pop provided by the Cross Lanes Library Advisory Board. Call the library at
6:00 PM Tape Resist Watercolor Painting
Riverside Public Library

Learn a new form of watercolor painting. Patrons will use tape and watercolor paints to create a Tape Resist Watercolor Masterpiece. This unique way

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ALL MONTH Pirate I-Spy
Main Library

Ahoy! September 19 is Talk Like a Pirate Day. Search the Children's Department all month for pirate pictures. Once you've found all the pictures, turn

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ALL MONTH Pirate I-Spy
Main Library

Ahoy! September 19 is Talk Like a Pirate Day. Search the Children's Department all month for pirate pictures. Once you've found all the pictures, turn

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ALL MONTH Pirate I-Spy
Main Library

Ahoy! September 19 is Talk Like a Pirate Day. Search the Children's Department all month for pirate pictures. Once you've found all the pictures, turn

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