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September 2nd - 8th, 2019
Closed for Labor Day Holiday All KCPL locations will be closed all day for the Labor Day holiday.
September 2, All Day
Clendenin Library Book Group 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 drinks and snacks. Copies of the book are available for checkout from the circulation desk or download this title from our website.
September 3, 12:00 PM
Teen Time Bring a friend and challenge them to a Wii or board game.
September 3, 3:45 P.M.
Cross Lanes Crochet Club 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 yarn art enthusiasts.
September 3, 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Baby & Me Storytime Storytime program for ages birth-18 months. Babies and caregivers will enjoy books, songs, rhymes, and more in this interactive program. Afterwards stay, play, and socialize in our children's play area.
September 3, 10:00 AM
Brick Builders Put your creativity to the test at this brick builders themed night! There will be crafts, games, and plenty of free building time.
September 3, 6:00 PM
Born to Read Storytime for our youngest patrons. Birth-3 with caregiver. Registration required. Registration begins August 20.
September 3, 10:30 am
Teddy Bear I-Spy 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 prize from our treasure chest!
September 3, ALL MONTH
Taste Test Tuesday: "A" is for Apple! 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 be hard to choose a favorite. Whether you like them sweet, tart or in between, come join us for an apple tasting event with several varieties to choose from. Learn the history of the Golden Delicious apple, West Virginia's State Fruit. Sample dipping sauces and apple based products, too! All Ages.
September 3, 6:30 PM
Jump into Storytime Storytime sessions are designed for children up to 5 years of age. Adult and child will enjoy stories, songs, rhymes, and more.
September 4, 10:30 AM
Playgroup at the 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. Drop in to socialize with other families and play with age appropriate toys. We provide the toys and clean up the mess, and you need only to provide the energetic youngster!
September 4, 11:00 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
September 4, 11:00 AM
Knit a Bit Join other knitters and work on your current project at the library. Bring your own supplies. Beginners through experts welcome. Adults.
September 4, 10:30 AM
Game On! 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 to miss this event.
September 4, 3:30 - 4:45 PM
Jump into Storytime Storytime sessions are designed for children up to 5 years of age.
September 4, 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Playgroup Children will have fun playing with others their own age, while adults can relax and chat.
September 4, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Tiny Tots Storytime Storytime program for ages 18-36 months. Toddlers and caregivers will enjoy books, stories, songs, rhymes, and much more in this interactive program ending with a collaborative activity. Afterwards, stay, play, and socialize in our children's play area.
September 4, 10:00 AM
Jump Into Storytime Storytime designed for children up to 5 years of age. Child and caregiver will enjoy stories, songs, rhymes, and much more. Caregivers are encouraged to participate along with the children! Stay and play at playgroup or older children can make a craft.
September 4, 10:30 AM
Teddy Bear I-Spy 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 prize from our treasure chest!
September 4, ALL MONTH
CANCELLED: Jump into Storytime *This event has been cancelled.* Storytime sessions are designed for children up to 5 years of age.
September 4, 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Born to Read Storytime programs for our youngest patrons. Birth-36 months and caregiver.
September 4, 10:30 AM
Color and Create Join us for a relaxing evening of coloring and creativity. Bring your imagination and we'll supply the rest! Family.
September 5, 5:30 PM
Jump into Storytime Storytime designed for children up to 5 years of age. Child and caregiver will enjoy stories, songs, rhymes, and much more. Caregivers are encouraged to participate along with the children! After storytime, kids are invited to stay, play, and socialize with others at the Library.
September 5, 11:00 AM
Jump into Storytime! Storytime sessions are designed for children up to 5 years of age. Child and caregiver will enjoy stories, songs, rhymes, and much more. Caregivers are encouraged to participate along with the children! After storytime, kids are invited to stay, play, and socialize with others.
September 5, 10:30 a.m.
Playgroup 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 Playgroup toys.
September 5, 11:00 a.m.
Homemade Bath Salts Make some relaxing bath salts to enjoy yourself, or to give as a gift. Registration required. Adults only.
September 5, 6:00 PM
Family Movie Night Come watch a newly-released movie. Free refreshments will be provided.
September 5, 6:00 P.M.
Family Fun: Pasta Clay Art 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 masterpieces. Bring the whole family to join in the fun. Registration begins August 19.
September 5, 6:00 PM
Experience R.M.S. Titanic Since before she sailed, R.M.S. Titanic has captivated the imaginations of those hearing her name. In this family-friendly performance by Astral Theatre Collective, the R.M.S. Titanic sails out from the pages of history to bring the audience a dramatic presentation from three of the roughly 2200 people who were aboard her on her ill-fated maiden voyage. Hear their stories, based on their own words and eye-witness accounts and enhanced through the use of authentic historical items and reproductions. See what the 1997 blockbuster film missed in this dramatic learning experience.
September 5, 6:00 PM
Books 'N' More Preschoolers will love this storytime! We read books, practice rhymes, dance, and make a craft. Afterwards, parents and children can socialize in our play area and check out some books!
September 5, 1:15 PM
Do Us a Flavor 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 morsels and vote for your favorite. For our September Do Us a Flavor, different potato chip flavors will be pitted against each other to win over your taste-buds.
September 5, 4:00 PM
Thursday Book Group This discussion group will enjoy nine books from different genres (novels, short stories, memoir, biography) featuring literary giants such as Hemingway as well as from new best-selling authors such as Celeste Ng and Alex Michaelides. The group meets the first Thursday of each month September 2019 through May 2020 at the Main Library. Join us for a lively discussion. Tim Basford is the discussion leader. September's book is "Silent Patient" by Alex Michaelides. Copies are available at the Reference Desk.
September 5, 3:00 PM
Teddy Bear I-Spy 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 prize from our treasure chest!
September 5, ALL MONTH
Board Games Bring a friend and challenge them to a board games or play against other patrons.
September 5, 11:00 AM
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 6, 3:30 PM
Maker Break: Spaghetti Towers 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, engineering, and math concepts for youth of all ages. This month your challenge is to build towers using only spaghetti and marshmallows. Learn engineering concepts that will help you build the tallest tower!
September 6, 3:30 PM
Teddy Bear I-Spy 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 prize from our treasure chest!
September 6, ALL MONTH
Jam Session at the 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 afternoon away.
September 7, 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Golden Years Fun-filled activities for seniors with games and crafts.
September 7, 10:30 A.M.
Ready, Set, Create! Designed to Survive In this engineering challenge for children in grades 2 - 5, participants investigate ways to engineer structures to resist the forces of nature. All supplies are provided. Parents and caregivers are encouraged to participate with their children. Registration begins on August 6.
September 7, 11:00 AM
Experience R.M.S. Titanic Since before she sailed, R.M.S. Titanic has captivated the imaginations of those hearing her name. In this family-friendly performance by Astral Theatre Collective, the R.M.S. Titanic sails out from the pages of history to bring the audience a dramatic presentation from three of the roughly 2200 people who were aboard her on her ill-fated maiden voyage. Hear their stories, based on their own words and eye-witness accounts and enhanced through the use of authentic historical items and reproductions. See what the 1997 blockbuster film missed in this dramatic learning experience.
September 7, 11:00 AM
STEM Saturday From circuits and robots to tumbling towers, join us at the library for an exciting adventure!
September 7, 11:00 AM
Teddy Bear I-Spy 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 prize from our treasure chest!
September 7, ALL MONTH
Yoga Class 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 adult. Class size is limited, participants will need to bring their own mat.
September 7, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM