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All Day Closed for Labor Day Holiday
Clendenin Branch Library, Cross Lanes Branch Library, Dunbar Branch Library, Elk Valley Branch 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 MONTH Teddy Bear I-Spy
Main Library

Search the Children's Department for fun pictures of teddy bears! Once you've found all the pictures turn in your game sheet at the desk and choose a
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM Cross Lanes Crochet Club
Cross Lanes Branch Library

Join us in the meeting room at the Cross Lanes Branch Library for a weekly gathering to work on your latest project and enjoy the company of other yar
10:00 AM Baby & Me Storytime
Main Library

Storytime program for ages birth-18 months. Babies and caregivers will enjoy books, songs, rhymes, and more in this interactive program. Afterwards st
10:30 am Born to Read
Nitro Public Library

Storytime for our youngest patrons. Birth-3 with caregiver. Registration required. Registration begins August 20.
12:00 PM Clendenin Library Book Group
Clendenin Branch Library

Join our Book Group for a discussion of "The Blue-Ribbon Jalapeno Society Jubilee" by Carolyn Brown. Bring a bag lunch if you want; we'll provide drin
3:45 P.M. Teen Time
Riverside Public Library

Bring a friend and challenge them to a Wii or board game.
6:00 PM Brick Builders
Sissonville Branch Library

Put your creativity to the test at this brick builders themed night! There will be crafts, games, and plenty of free building time.
6:30 PM Taste Test Tuesday: "A" is for Apple!
St. Albans Branch Library

September is here and there's no better time to bite into a crisp, juicy apple. With over 2,000 varieties of apples grown in the United States, it may

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10:30 AM - 11:00 AM Jump into Storytime
Sissonville Branch Library

Storytime sessions are designed for children up to 5 years of age.
3:30 - 4:45 PM Game On!
Sissonville Branch Library

Grab a friend and get in the game! Teens & tweens are invited to meet up at the library for good times, good friends, and gaming. You won't want
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM Playgroup
Sissonville Branch Library

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

Search the Children's Department for fun pictures of teddy bears! Once you've found all the pictures turn in your game sheet at the desk and choose a
10:00 AM Tiny Tots Storytime
Main Library

Storytime program for ages 18-36 months. Toddlers and caregivers will enjoy books, stories, songs, rhymes, and much more in this interactive program e
10:30 AM Knit a Bit
St. Albans Branch Library

Join other knitters and work on your current project at the library. Bring your own supplies. Beginners through experts welcome. Adults.
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 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 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 MONTH Teddy Bear I-Spy
Main Library

Search the Children's Department for fun pictures of teddy bears! Once you've found all the pictures turn in your game sheet at the desk and choose a
10:30 a.m. 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 Board Games
Riverside Public Library

Bring a friend and challenge them to a board games or play against other patrons.
11:00 a.m. Playgroup
Dunbar Branch Library

Playgroup is a time for your child to socialize and play. The program helps children learn to interact and engage with other children through special
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

Preschoolers will love this storytime! We read books, practice rhymes, dance, and make a craft. Afterwards, parents and children can socialize in our
3:00 PM Thursday Book Group
Main Library

This discussion group will enjoy nine books from different genres (novels, short stories, memoir, biography) featuring literary giants such as Hemingw
4:00 PM Do Us a Flavor
Sissonville Branch Library

Join us on a journey to flavortown at the library! Quirky flavors will battle it out in a snack showdown at this event. Taste test a variety of unique
5:30 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 Homemade Bath Salts
Main Library

Make some relaxing bath salts to enjoy yourself, or to give as a gift. Registration required. Adults only.
6:00 P.M. Family Movie Night
Riverside Public Library

Come watch a newly-released movie. Free refreshments will be provided.
6:00 PM Family Fun: Pasta Clay Art
Elk Valley Branch Library

Families are invited for an evening of creativity. Come join us at the library for art night! We will be using colored pasta and clay to create fun
6:00 PM Experience R.M.S. Titanic
Clendenin Branch Library

Since before she sailed, R.M.S. Titanic has captivated the imaginations of those hearing her name. In this family-friendly performance by Astral Thea

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ALL MONTH Teddy Bear I-Spy
Main Library

Search the Children's Department for fun pictures of teddy bears! Once you've found all the pictures turn in your game sheet at the desk and choose a
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
3:30 PM Maker Break: Spaghetti Towers
Cross Lanes Branch Library

Unwind from a long week at school on the first Friday of each month as we feature fun activities and challenges that promote science, technology, engi

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1:00 PM to 3:00 PM Jam Session at the Library
Clendenin Branch Library

Bring your guitar, banjo, fiddle or other instrument to the library for an informal jam session. Join other musicians to play a few songs or play the
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM Yoga Class
Sissonville Branch Library

Enrich your body and mind during this free yoga class led by Christine Coleman! This class is intended for adults, but ages 16+ may attend with an adu
ALL MONTH Teddy Bear I-Spy
Main Library

Search the Children's Department for fun pictures of teddy bears! Once you've found all the pictures turn in your game sheet at the desk and choose a
10:30 A.M. Golden Years
Riverside Public Library

Fun-filled activities for seniors with games and crafts.
11:00 AM Ready, Set, Create! Designed to Survive
St. Albans Branch Library

In this engineering challenge for children in grades 2 - 5, participants investigate ways to engineer structures to resist the forces of nature. All s
11:00 AM STEM Saturday
Cross Lanes Branch Library

From circuits and robots to tumbling towers, join us at the library for an exciting adventure!
11:00 AM Experience R.M.S. Titanic
Main Library

Since before she sailed, R.M.S. Titanic has captivated the imaginations of those hearing her name. In this family-friendly performance by Astral Thea

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11:00 AM - 12:00 PM Playgroup
Sissonville Branch Library

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

Search the Children's Department for fun pictures of teddy bears! Once you've found all the pictures turn in your game sheet at the desk and choose a
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM Jump into Storytime
Sissonville Branch Library

Storytime sessions are designed for children up to 5 years of age.
1:00 PM Fall Prevention
Sissonville Branch Library

Learn how to prevent dangerous falls during this free class. This training is offered in partnership with the Kanawha County Homeland Security and Eme
3:00 PM After School Craft Time
St. Albans Branch Library

Families are invited to visit the library and make a special fall themed craft. Supplies are limited. Please register. Family.
6:00 PM Kingdom Krafters Present: No Sew Pillows
St. Albans Branch Library

Get ready for cozy Autumn evenings by creating your own no sew pillow. Registration is required. Limit 15. Adult.
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
6:00 PM Book Lovers Unite: A Book Discussion Group
Riverside Public Library

The group will meet on the second Monday of each month at 6 p.m. The discussion will be "The Shoemaker's Wife" by Adriana Trigiani. Copies are availab

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ALL MONTH Teddy Bear I-Spy
Main Library

Search the Children's Department for fun pictures of teddy bears! Once you've found all the pictures turn in your game sheet at the desk and choose a
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM Cross Lanes Crochet Club
Cross Lanes Branch Library

Join us in the meeting room at the Cross Lanes Branch Library for a weekly gathering to work on your latest project and enjoy the company of other yar
10:00 AM Baby & Me Storytime
Main Library

Storytime program for ages birth-18 months. Babies and caregivers will enjoy books, songs, rhymes, and more in this interactive program. Afterwards st
10:30 AM Born to Read
Nitro Public Library

Storytime for our youngest patrons. Birth-3 with caregiver. Registration required. Registration begins August 27.
10:30 A.M. Books 'N' More
Riverside Public Library

Storytime program for preschoolers including books, music and a simple craft.
12:00 PM Golden Years
Clendenin Branch Library

Seniors are invited to enjoy a fun-filled afternoon of crafts, music and games. This includes Bingo and prizes. Light refreshments provided. Seniors.
12:00 PM Golden Years
Clendenin Branch Library

Seniors are invited to enjoy a fun-filled afternoon of crafts, music and games. This includes Bingo and prizes. Light refreshments provided. Seniors.
3:30 PM Teen Tuesday: Game On!
Cross Lanes Branch Library

Quick! Grab a friend and get in the game. Meet up at the library after school for good times, good friends, and gaming. You won't want to miss this ev
3:45 P.M. Teen Time
Riverside Public Library

Bring a friend and challenge them to a Wii or board game.
6:00 PM Teen Game Night
Elk Valley Branch Library

Teens are invited for an evening of games. We will have Xbox games, interactive games, plus some fun board games to pick from. There will also be sn
6:00 PM Experience R.M.S. Titanic
Dunbar Branch Library

Since before she sailed, R.M.S. Titanic has captivated the imaginations of those hearing her name. In this family-friendly performance by Astral Thea

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ALL MONTH Teddy Bear I-Spy
Main Library

Search the Children's Department for fun pictures of teddy bears! Once you've found all the pictures turn in your game sheet at the desk and choose a
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM Jump into Storytime
Sissonville Branch Library

Storytime sessions are designed for children up to 5 years of age.
3:30 - 4:45 PM Game On!
Sissonville Branch Library

Grab a friend and get in the game! Teens & tweens are invited to meet up at the library for good times, good friends, and gaming. You won't want
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM Playgroup
Sissonville Branch Library

Children will have fun playing with others their own age, while adults can relax and chat.
10:00 AM Tiny Tots Storytime
Main Library

Storytime program for ages 18-36 months. Toddlers and caregivers will enjoy books, stories, songs, rhymes, and much more in this interactive program e
10:30 Homeschool Day
Riverside Public Library

Learn about research tools and resources. Activities for the whole family.
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 Knit a Bit
St. Albans Branch Library

Join other knitters and work on your current project at the library. Bring your own supplies. Beginners through experts welcome. Adults.
10:30 AM Rhythm and Rhyme Time
Cross Lanes Branch Library

Get moving at this interactive storytime! Little ones will develop early literacy skills in a fun way with music, dancing, singing and stories.
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 Rhythm and Rhyme Time
Cross Lanes Branch Library

Get moving at this interactive storytime! Little ones will develop early literacy skills in a fun way with music, dancing, singing and stories.
11:00 AM Playgroup
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
12:30 PM Homeschool Day
Clendenin Branch Library

Homeschool families will meet together to learn about the library services and resources and work on a different fun lesson every month. Make new frie
6:00 PM Emergency Preparedness
Main Library

Are you ready for an emergency? Learn what to do when the unexpected strikes during this free class. This training is offered in partnership with the

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ALL MONTH Teddy Bear I-Spy
Main Library

Search the Children's Department for fun pictures of teddy bears! Once you've found all the pictures turn in your game sheet at the desk and choose a
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 Board Games
Riverside Public Library

Bring a friend and challenge them to a board game or play against other patrons.
11:00 AM Playgroup at 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
1:00 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

Preschoolers will love this storytime! We read books, practice rhymes, dance, and make a craft. Afterwards, parents and children can socialize in our
6:00 P.M. Scrapbooking
Riverside Public Library

Bring in several pictures from your summer vacation and we'll show you fun ways to scrapbook your memories.
6:00 PM Cord Cutting 101
St. Albans Branch Library

Have you ever wondered how to survive without cable TV? Attend this informative class to learn more about how to cut the cable cord and still be able
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.
6:00 PM Experience R.M.S. Titanic
Sissonville Branch Library

Since before she sailed, R.M.S. Titanic has captivated the imaginations of those hearing her name. In this family-friendly performance by Astral Thea
6:00 PM Family Fun: Bird Feeders
Elk Valley Branch Library

Bring the whole family for a fun time at the library. For this Family Fun program we will be making bird feeders from recycled materials. Create a f

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ALL MONTH Teddy Bear I-Spy
Main Library

Search the Children's Department for fun pictures of teddy bears! Once you've found all the pictures turn in your game sheet at the desk and choose a
11:00 AM Cross Lanes Book Discussion Group
Cross Lanes Branch Library

Join the Cross Lanes Book Discussion Group to discuss "The Trauma Cleaner: One Woman's Extraordinary Life in Death, Decay and Disaster" by Sarah Krasn

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ALL MONTH Teddy Bear I-Spy
Main Library

Search the Children's Department for fun pictures of teddy bears! Once you've found all the pictures turn in your game sheet at the desk and choose 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
ALL MONTH Teddy Bear I-Spy
Main Library

Search the Children's Department for fun pictures of teddy bears! Once you've found all the pictures turn in your game sheet at the desk and choose a
ALL DAY I Spy Hidden Pictures: I Love Peace
St. Albans Branch Library

A very special I Spy inspired by the I Love Peace event celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Coretta Scott King Award. Search for the hidden pictur
6:00 PM to 8:00 PM The Foreign Policy Association's Great Decisions Discussion 2019
Main Library

Join us the third Monday of each month through November (except July) for the Foreign Policy Association’s Great Decisions Discussion. This national
1:00 PM Golden Years
Sissonville Branch Library

Fun-filled afternoon for seniors with games, crafts, and refreshments.
6:00 PM Experience R.M.S. Titanic
Elk Valley Branch Library

Since before she sailed, R.M.S. Titanic has captivated the imaginations of those hearing her name. In this family-friendly performance by Astral Thea

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ALL DAY Celebrate Constitution Day!
Dunbar Branch Library, Elk Valley Branch Library, Main Library, St. Albans Branch Library

Celebrate Constitution Day with KCPL! September 17th is designated as Constitution Day and Citizenship Day to commemorate the signing of the U.S. Cons
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: I Love Peace
St. Albans Branch Library

A very special I Spy inspired by the I Love Peace event celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Coretta Scott King Award. Search for the hidden pictur
ALL MONTH Teddy Bear I-Spy
Main Library

Search the Children's Department for fun pictures of teddy bears! Once you've found all the pictures turn in your game sheet at the desk and choose a
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM Cross Lanes Crochet Club
Cross Lanes Branch Library

Join us in the meeting room at the Cross Lanes Branch Library for a weekly gathering to work on your latest project and enjoy the company of other yar
10:00 AM Baby & Me Storytime
Main Library

Storytime program for ages birth-18 months. Babies and caregivers will enjoy books, songs, rhymes, and more in this interactive program. Afterwards st
10:30 AM Born to Read
Nitro Public Library

Storytime for our youngest patrons. Birth-3 with caregiver. Registration required. Registration begins September 3.
10:30 AM Experience R.M.S. Titanic
Riverside Public Library

Since before she sailed, R.M.S. Titanic has captivated the imaginations of those hearing her name. In this family-friendly performance by Astral Thea
12:00 PM Elk Valley Book Group
Elk Valley Branch Library

Everyone is invited for a discussion of the book "The Keeper of Lost Things" by Ruth Hogan. Copies of the book are available for checkout from the cir
3:45 P.M. Teen Time
Riverside Public Library

Bring a friend and challenge them to a Wii or board game.
5:30 PM Minute To Win It for Teens
Clendenin Branch Library

Can you meet these 60-second challenges? There will be Breakfast Scramble, Defying Gravity, Say Ahhhh and many more. Compete against friends or try
6:00 PM Behold the Power of the Wind
Sissonville Branch Library

From a light breeze to a gale, we will explore and experience the power of the wind, and the science behind it. Join us for this unique STEM program d
6:00 PM Family Crafts
Glasgow Branch Library

Come learn how to make a fun craft. Crafting class is always the third Tuesday of each month at 6 p.m.
6:00 PM Annual Meeting: St. Albans Branch Library Advisory Board
St. Albans Branch Library

You are cordially invited to the annual meeting of the St. Albans Branch Library Advisory Board. This special evening will feature a look back at some

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ALL DAY I Spy Hidden Pictures: I Love Peace
St. Albans Branch Library

A very special I Spy inspired by the I Love Peace event celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Coretta Scott King Award. Search for the hidden pictur
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM Jump into Storytime
Sissonville Branch Library

Storytime sessions are designed for children up to 5 years of age.
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM Playgroup
Sissonville Branch Library

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

Search the Children's Department for fun pictures of teddy bears! Once you've found all the pictures turn in your game sheet at the desk and choose a
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
3:30 - 4:45 PM Game On!
Sissonville Branch Library

Grab a friend and get in the game! Teens & tweens are invited to meet up at the library for good times, good friends, and gaming. You won't want
ALL DAY Celebrate Constitution Day!
Dunbar Branch Library, Elk Valley Branch Library, Main Library, St. Albans Branch Library

Celebrate Constitution Day with KCPL! September 17th is designated as Constitution Day and Citizenship Day to commemorate the signing of the U.S. Cons
10:00 AM Tiny Tots Storytime
Main Library

Storytime program for ages 18-36 months. Toddlers and caregivers will enjoy books, stories, songs, rhymes, and much more in this interactive program e
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 Knit a Bit
St. Albans Branch Library

Join other knitters and work on your current project at the library. Bring your own supplies. Beginners through experts welcome. Adults.
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
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
11:30 AM Kid's Craft Corner
St. Albans Branch Library

A special craft time for preschoolers and their grown-up. Ages 3-5.

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ALL MONTH Teddy Bear I-Spy
Main Library

Search the Children's Department for fun pictures of teddy bears! Once you've found all the pictures turn in your game sheet at the desk and choose a
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 - 7:30 PM Special Book Sale: One Day Only!
Elk Valley Branch Library

The Elk Valley Advisory Board will be holding a special one day book sale at the Elk Valley Branch Library. The sale will run from 10 a.m. - 7:30 p.m.
ALL DAY I Spy Hidden Pictures: I Love Peace
St. Albans Branch Library

A very special I Spy inspired by the I Love Peace event celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Coretta Scott King Award. Search for the hidden pictur
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!
10:30 a.m. 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 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
11:00 a.m. Playgroup
Dunbar Branch Library

Playgroup is a time for your child to socialize and play. The program helps children learn to interact and engage with other children through special
11:00 AM Board Games
Riverside Public Library

Bring a friend and challenge them to a board game or play against other patrons.
1:15 PM Books 'N' More
Main Library

Preschoolers will love this storytime! We read books, practice rhymes, dance, and make a craft. Afterwards, parents and children can socialize in our
3:30 PM TEENS: Area 51 Invasion Party
Main Library

Tomorrow is the day where all across the nation, people will be storming the base! What will they discover? Will anyone show up? Help us celebrate in
6:00 PM Family Fun Night
Nitro Public Library

Come enjoy an evening of fun with your family with crafts and activities. Registration required. Registration begins September 5.
6:00 PM Squirt Gun Painting
Sissonville Branch Library

Who doesn't like squirt guns and art? Why not both at the same time? Please join us to make art using squirt guns. It is going to be a unique experien
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 Experience R.M.S. Titanic
Cross Lanes Branch Library

Since before she sailed, R.M.S. Titanic has captivated the imaginations of those hearing her name. In this family-friendly performance by Astral Thea
6:00 P.M. Brick Builders
Riverside Public Library

A large assortment of plastic bricks will be available for patrons to make their own design. Work alone or in groups to build one of our models.

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ALL MONTH Teddy Bear I-Spy
Main Library

Search the Children's Department for fun pictures of teddy bears! Once you've found all the pictures turn in your game sheet at the desk and choose a
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
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: I Love Peace
St. Albans Branch Library

A very special I Spy inspired by the I Love Peace event celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Coretta Scott King Award. Search for the hidden pictur

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11 AM - 12:00 PM Electronic Motorboat: Family STEM Program
Main Library

Design an electronic motorboat. As the captain, test your vessel in the open waters. Will yours sink or float? Our monthly program provides hands on s
ALL MONTH Teddy Bear I-Spy
Main Library

Search the Children's Department for fun pictures of teddy bears! Once you've found all the pictures turn in your game sheet at the desk and choose a
ALL WEEK Banned Books Week
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

Banned Books Week is an annual event celebrating the freedom to read! Visit any KCPL library this week for your chance to win one of two $25 Amazon bo
ALL DAY I Spy Hidden Pictures: I Love Peace
St. Albans Branch Library

A very special I Spy inspired by the I Love Peace event celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Coretta Scott King Award. Search for the hidden pictur
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM Yoga Class
Sissonville Branch Library

Enrich your body and mind during this free yoga class led by Christine Coleman! This class is intended for adults, but ages 16+ may attend with an adu
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 Dunbar Fall Book Sale
Dunbar Branch Library

Used books and DVDs are offered for sale at good prices.
10:30 AM Book Folding Club
Riverside Public Library

The club will meet on the third Saturday in September, but will resume our normal meeting on the fourth Saturday of each month at 10:30 a.m. in Octobe
11:00 AM Autumn String Art
Cross Lanes Branch Library

Celebrate the season with us as we make beautiful autumn leaf string art. All materials will be provided. Registration is required. Registration opens

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ALL WEEK Banned Books Week
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

Banned Books Week is an annual event celebrating the freedom to read! Visit any KCPL library this week for your chance to win one of two $25 Amazon bo
ALL MONTH Teddy Bear I-Spy
Main Library

Search the Children's Department for fun pictures of teddy bears! Once you've found all the pictures turn in your game sheet at the desk and choose a
5:30 PM Adult Craft Class: Tie-Dye T-shirts
St. Albans Branch Library

Come spend a fun evening tie-dying a t-shirt. Please bring your own t-shirt. Registration required, limited to 20 participants. Registration starts Au
5:30 PM Birds of Prey
Nitro Public Library

Each one-hour program features a selection of bird of prey species and may include: owls, falcons, hawks, vultures and eagles. You will learn about th
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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11:00 AM - 1:00 PM Cross Lanes Crochet Club
Cross Lanes Branch Library

Join us in the meeting room at the Cross Lanes Branch Library for a weekly gathering to work on your latest project and enjoy the company of other yar
ALL MONTH Teddy Bear I-Spy
Main Library

Search the Children's Department for fun pictures of teddy bears! Once you've found all the pictures turn in your game sheet at the desk and choose a
ALL WEEK Banned Books Week
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

Banned Books Week is an annual event celebrating the freedom to read! Visit any KCPL library this week for your chance to win one of two $25 Amazon bo
10:00 AM Baby & Me Storytime
Main Library

Storytime program for ages birth-18 months. Babies and caregivers will enjoy books, songs, rhymes, and more in this interactive program. Afterwards st
10:30 AM Born to Read
Nitro Public Library

Storytime for our youngest patrons. Birth-3 with caregiver. Registration required. Registration begins September 10.
10:30 A.M. Born to Read
Riverside Public Library

Storytime program for our youngest patrons.
11:00 A.M. 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
1:30 PM Adult Crafternoon: Jewelry Workshop
Elk Valley Branch Library

Enjoy an afternoon of relaxation, crafts and friends. Adults are invited to learn how to make a simple necklace at this crafternoon program. All mat
3:30 PM Teen Tuesday: Pencil Pouch Craft
Cross Lanes Branch Library

Teens and tweens can join us after school on the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of each month for a variety of fun activities including gaming, crafts, and more.
3:45 P.M. Teen Time
Riverside Public Library

Bring a friend and challenge them to a Wii or board game.
6:00 PM St. Albans Book Group
St. Albans Branch Library

Join Book Group members for a discussion of a designated title. Copies of the book are available for checkout from the circulation desk. New members a
6:00 PM Teen Time: Glow Party
Elk Valley Branch Library

Teens are invited for some Glow in the Dark fun. Games, crafts and more! Bring your friends for a glowing good time!
6:00 PM Experience R.M.S. Titanic
St. Albans Branch Library

Since before she sailed, R.M.S. Titanic has captivated the imaginations of those hearing her name. In this family-friendly performance by Astral Thea
6:00 PM Family Fun with Bugs
Clendenin Branch Library

Even if you don't like bugs, you're sure to have fun here! There will be stories about famous bugs like Fly Guy and the Very Hungry Caterpillar. Craft
6:30 PM Healing for Victims of Serious Adverse Childhood Experiences
Dunbar Branch Library

Dr. Boyd Purcell, National Board Certified Counselor and Board Certified Chaplain, author of "Spiritual Terrorism: Spiritual Abuse from the Womb to th

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ALL MONTH Teddy Bear I-Spy
Main Library

Search the Children's Department for fun pictures of teddy bears! Once you've found all the pictures turn in your game sheet at the desk and choose a
ALL WEEK Banned Books Week
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

Banned Books Week is an annual event celebrating the freedom to read! Visit any KCPL library this week for your chance to win one of two $25 Amazon bo
3:30 - 4:45 PM Game On!
Sissonville Branch Library

Grab a friend and get in the game! Teens & tweens are invited to meet up at the library for good times, good friends, and gaming. You won't want
10:00 AM Tiny Tots Storytime
Main Library

Storytime program for ages 18-36 months. Toddlers and caregivers will enjoy books, stories, songs, rhymes, and much more in this interactive program e
10:30 AM Knit a Bit
St. Albans Branch Library

Join other knitters and work on your current project at the library. Bring your own supplies. Beginners through experts welcome. Adults.
10:30 AM Rhythm and Rhyme Time
Cross Lanes Branch Library

Get moving at this interactive storytime! Little ones will develop early literacy skills in a fun way with music, dancing, singing and stories.
10:30 AM Rhythm and Rhyme Time
Cross Lanes Branch Library

Get moving at this interactive storytime! Little ones will develop early literacy skills in a fun way with music, dancing, singing and stories.
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.
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
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
11:30 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
4:00 PM Afterschool Art
Clendenin Branch Library

Have fun and be creative! An assortment of art supplies will be available for you to use for the afternoon. Use your favorites or try something new t

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ALL WEEK Banned Books Week
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

Banned Books Week is an annual event celebrating the freedom to read! Visit any KCPL library this week for your chance to win one of two $25 Amazon bo
ALL MONTH Teddy Bear I-Spy
Main Library

Search the Children's Department for fun pictures of teddy bears! Once you've found all the pictures turn in your game sheet at the desk and choose a
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 Board Games
Riverside Public Library

Bring a friend and challenge them to a board game or play other library patrons.
1:15 PM Books 'N' More
Main Library

Preschoolers will love this storytime! We read books, practice rhymes, dance, and make a craft. Afterwards, parents and children can socialize in our
5:30 PM Family Fun: Autumn Cupcakes
Elk Valley Branch Library

Families are invited to join us at the library and to celebrate the beginning of Autumn. We will be decorating cupcakes in different Autumn designs.
5:30 pm Off the Hook
Dunbar Branch Library

"Off the Hook" is a knitting and crochet group that meets in the Dunbar Branch Library's large meeting room every fourth Thursday at 5:30 p.m. Beginne
6:00 PM Craft and a Movie
Cross Lanes Branch Library

Create a quick craft before enjoying a family friendly movie. Popcorn and pop provided by the Cross Lanes Library Advisory Board. Call the library at
6:00 PM Sissonville Cookbook Club
Sissonville Branch Library

Experiment with different recipes and taste new flavors! The Sissonville Cookbook Club meets every other month on the fourth Thursday, 6:00 p.m. at th
6:00 P.M. Art at the Library
Riverside Public Library

Children will use watercolor to create their own masterpiece.

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ALL MONTH Teddy Bear I-Spy
Main Library

Search the Children's Department for fun pictures of teddy bears! Once you've found all the pictures turn in your game sheet at the desk and choose a
ALL WEEK Banned Books Week
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

Banned Books Week is an annual event celebrating the freedom to read! Visit any KCPL library this week for your chance to win one of two $25 Amazon bo
2:00 PM Golden Years
St. Albans Branch Library

Come join us for an afternoon of fun filled games at the St. Albans Branch Library. Seniors and their families are invited to enjoy an entertaining ho
3:30 PM Play to Learn!
Cross Lanes Branch Library

Families are invited to come play with building bricks, sensory toys, magnets, word games and more.
4:00 PM Sissonville Homecoming Hot Dog Sale
Sissonville Branch Library

The Sissonville Branch Library Advisory Board will be selling their famously delicious hot dogs during the Sissonville High School homecoming parade.

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ALL WEEK Banned Books Week
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

Banned Books Week is an annual event celebrating the freedom to read! Visit any KCPL library this week for your chance to win one of two $25 Amazon bo
ALL MONTH Teddy Bear I-Spy
Main Library

Search the Children's Department for fun pictures of teddy bears! Once you've found all the pictures turn in your game sheet at the desk and choose a
10:30 AM Destination: Exploration!
St. Albans Branch Library

Start your Saturday off at the library! Explore our collection of STEM-based learning toys. Everything from magnetic tiles to world famous building br
11:00 AM Family Storytime: Camping Day!
Main Library

Join us at the Main Library Children's Department for a fun family storytime! We'll be doing some indoor camping during this storytime, so prepare for

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10:30 AM - 11:00 AM Jump into Storytime
Sissonville Branch Library

Storytime sessions are designed for children up to 5 years of age.
ALL WEEK Fine Free Week
Clendenin Branch Library, Cross Lanes Branch Library, Dunbar Branch Library, Elk Valley Branch Library, Glasgow Branch Library, Main Library, Marmet Branch Library, Nitro Public Library, Riverside Public Library, Sissonville Branch Library, St. Albans Branch Library

All KCPL locations will observe Fine Free Week September 30 - October 5. During this time patrons may return overdue items to any KCPL location and no
ALL MONTH Teddy Bear I-Spy
Main Library

Search the Children's Department for fun pictures of teddy bears! Once you've found all the pictures turn in your game sheet at the desk and choose a
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM Playgroup
Sissonville Branch Library

Children will have fun playing with others their own age, while adults can relax and chat.
5:30 PM Totally Tie-dye!
St. Albans Branch Library

Come spend a fun evening tie-dying a t-shirt. Please bring your own t-shirt. Registration required, limited to 20 participants. Registration starts Au
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
6:00 PM Monsoon Postcards: Indian Ocean Journeys, a Presentation by Author David H. Mould
Main Library

In the sequel to Postcards from Stanland: Journeys in Central Asia, historian and journalist David Mould traverses the Indian Ocean--from Madagascar t

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