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August 28th - 3rd, 2017
Hooks and Needles 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 beginners through experts. Adults and Teens.
August 28, 6:00 PM
From Flint: Voices of a Poisoned City 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 working through grass root organizations to make a difference. This film was the Annual Student Academy Awards winner for the documentary category in 2016. Karan Ireland will lead a discussion following the film. Karan is a steering committee member of Advocates for a Safe Water System, a group formed in the wake of the Elk River Chemical Spill to identify problems with the Kanawha Valley's water system and advocate for solutions to those problems. She is also a member of the West Virginia Citizen Action Group which advocates for a clean environment, better public policy, rights of individuals, and a stronger democratic process. Not rated; 25 minutes.
August 28, 6:00 PM
CANCELLED Let's Go Camping Family Fun Night Due to unforeseen circumstances, this event has been cancelled.
August 28, 6:00 PM
Summer Book Sale! The St. Albans Advisory Board is sponsoring a used book sale on Monday, August 28, 2017, from 3:30-7:30 and Tuesday, August 29, 2017, from 10:00-12:00 in the community room on the second floor of the St. Albans Library. As always, prices range from a quarter to a dollar. This sale presents a great opportunity to build your and your child’s personal library. All proceeds are used to support activities at the library. Contact the St. Albans Library, 304-722-4244, for additional information.
August 28, 3:30 PM
Baby & Me Storytime program designed for our youngest patrons.
August 29, 10:00 AM
Born to Read Storytime for our youngest patrons. Birth-3 with caregiver. Registration required. Registration begins August 15.
August 29, 10:30 AM
Sissonville Movie Night Come join us as we watch a movie at the library! Call to find out more details about the event. Popcorn will be provided.
August 29, 5:30 PM
Summer Book Sale! The St. Albans Advisory Board is sponsoring a Used Book Sale on Monday, August 28, 2017, from 3:30-7:30 and Tuesday, August 29, 2017, from 10:30-12:00 in the community room on the second floor of the St. Albans Library. As always, prices range from a quarter to a dollar. This sale presents a great opportunity to build your and your child’s personal library. All proceeds are used to support activities at the library. Contact the St. Albans Library, 304-722-4244, for additional information.
August 29, 10:00 AM
Tiny Tots Storytime program designed for ages 18-36 mo.
August 30, 10:00 AM
Playgroup @ the 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 age group. Parents supervise their children at this informal gathering. “Children learn as they play. Most importantly, in play children learn how to learn.” -O. Fred Donaldson
August 30, 11:00 AM
CANCELED Intro to Gmail 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. Bring your own laptop or ask a library staff member to reserve one for you. THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELED.
August 30, 2:00 - 3:30 PM
Books 'N' More Storytime program for preschoolers including books, music and a simple craft.
August 31, 1:15 PM
Art in the Library Come and get dirty with clay creations. Children will learn basic sculpting techniques.
August 31, 6:00 PM
Library Brick Builders Club 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 License! Using popular toy building bricks, participants may work on step by step creations or engage in more personalized designs in our free play construction zone. Family.
September 1, 3:30 PM
Banned Books Bingo In observance of Banned Books Week, area businesses are joining the Elk Valley Library in the Banned Books Bingo game. Pick up a Bingo game sheet at the library and as you visit area businesses, look for a Banned Book on display. Write down the name of the business and return it to the library for a small prize. Find them all and enter to win a book bag full of surprises!
September 1, ALL MONTH
Name that Sewing Thingamajig September is National Sewing Month. Check out the display of items used for sewing. Can you name them all? Fill out the game sheet and enter for a prize drawing to be held at the end of the month. All ages.
September 1, ALL MONTH
Library Card Sign-Up Month To celebrate Library Card Sign-Up Month, KCPL is offering incentives for new patrons who sign up for a KCPL card and for people who refer new patrons. Each new patron who registers will receive a light-up KCPL pen and will also be entered in a drawing to win a $25 Amazon gift card. If the new patron is referred by someone, that person will be entered in a separate drawing to win a $25 Amazon gift card. Each KCPL branch will have their own drawing. KCPL will also waive the library card replacement fee during the month of September. Visit the circulation desk of your nearest KCPL branch and give yourself the greatest gift. Be sure to tell a friend and share the excitement of a library card!
September 1, All Month
Closed All KCPL locations will be closed all day for Labor Day Weekend.
September 2, All Day
Library Card Sign-Up Month To celebrate Library Card Sign-Up Month, KCPL is offering incentives for new patrons who sign up for a KCPL card and for people who refer new patrons. Each new patron who registers will receive a light-up KCPL pen and will also be entered in a drawing to win a $25 Amazon gift card. If the new patron is referred by someone, that person will be entered in a separate drawing to win a $25 Amazon gift card. Each KCPL branch will have their own drawing. KCPL will also waive the library card replacement fee during the month of September. Visit the circulation desk of your nearest KCPL branch and give yourself the greatest gift. Be sure to tell a friend and share the excitement of a library card!
September 2, All Month
Library Card Sign-Up Month To celebrate Library Card Sign-Up Month, KCPL is offering incentives for new patrons who sign up for a KCPL card and for people who refer new patrons. Each new patron who registers will receive a light-up KCPL pen and will also be entered in a drawing to win a $25 Amazon gift card. If the new patron is referred by someone, that person will be entered in a separate drawing to win a $25 Amazon gift card. Each KCPL branch will have their own drawing. KCPL will also waive the library card replacement fee during the month of September. Visit the circulation desk of your nearest KCPL branch and give yourself the greatest gift. Be sure to tell a friend and share the excitement of a library card!
September 3, All Month