Summer Reading at Kanawha County Public Library
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Upcoming Events
Title
Date
Thursday, April 17, 2014
Time
All Day - All Day
Description
All KCPL locations will observe Fine Free Week April 14 through 20. During this time, patrons may return overdue items to any KCPL location and no fines will be assessed for the returned items. Please note that the $15 long overdue fee for items more than 45 days past due will not be waived during Fine Free Week. Check with a staff member for more information.
Library
Kanawha County Public Library

Title
Date
Thursday, April 17, 2014
Time
2:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Description
Don't miss this rare opportunity to see and learn about birds of prey, as the Three Rivers Avian Center presents "Wings of Wonder...West Virginia Birds of Prey." Discover the habitat of raptors, the laws protecting raptors and other wild birds, common hazards faced by raptors, and the work of the Center. The presentations will include live birds of prey and their history.
Funding for this program was provided by The Friends of The Library Foundation.

Library
Cross Lanes Branch Library

Title
Date
Thursday, April 17, 2014
Time
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Description
Learn to find free online material provided by The Foundation Center to help you obtain grant information.
Location
Training Room
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Thursday, April 17, 2014
Time
6:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Description
Don't miss this rare opportunity to see and learn about birds of prey, as the Three Rivers Avian Center presents "Wings of Wonder...West Virginia Birds of Prey." Discover the habitat of raptors, the laws protecting raptors and other wild birds, common hazards faced by raptors, and the work of the Center. The presentations will include live birds of prey and their history.
Funding for this program was provided by The Friends of The Library Foundation.

Library
St. Albans Branch Library

Title
Date
Friday, April 18, 2014
Time
All Day - All Day
Description
All KCPL locations will observe Fine Free Week April 14 through 20. During this time, patrons may return overdue items to any KCPL location and no fines will be assessed for the returned items. Please note that the $15 long overdue fee for items more than 45 days past due will not be waived during Fine Free Week. Check with a staff member for more information.
Library
Kanawha County Public Library

Title
Date
Friday, April 18, 2014
Time
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Description
Join staff from Fruth Pharmacy to have your blood pressure taken and learn about ways to give yourself, friends and family a good start to a healthy lifestyle.
Location
Meeting Room
Library
Cross Lanes Branch Library

Title
Date
Saturday, April 19, 2014
Time
All Day - All Day
Description
All KCPL locations will observe Fine Free Week April 14 through 20. During this time, patrons may return overdue items to any KCPL location and no fines will be assessed for the returned items. Please note that the $15 long overdue fee for items more than 45 days past due will not be waived during Fine Free Week. Check with a staff member for more information.
Library
Kanawha County Public Library

Title
Date
Saturday, April 19, 2014
Time
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Description
Earth Day fun for the whole family! Take home a free flower or vegetable plant and swap seeds with your neighbors. Get creative with eco-crafts for all ages. Smokey Bear and his forest ranger friends will even join us for a special Earth Day storytime.
Library
Dunbar Branch Library

Title
Date
Sunday, April 20, 2014
Time
All Day - All Day
Description
All KCPL locations will observe Fine Free Week April 14 through 20. During this time, patrons may return overdue items to any KCPL location and no fines will be assessed for the returned items. Please note that the $15 long overdue fee for items more than 45 days past due will not be waived during Fine Free Week. Check with a staff member for more information.
Library
Kanawha County Public Library

Title
Date
Monday, April 21, 2014
Time
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Description
Join us for the Foreign Policy Association's Great Decisions Discussion, a program designed to engage citizens in learning about the world. This national program emphasizes discussion and active participation from those attending. Each participant will be given briefing books that feature impartial, thought-provoking analyses on eight issues of concern to U.S. policymakers today and will then be asked to report, either individually or as part of a group, on a specific topic. This month's topic is Israel and the U.S.
Location
Ray Meeting Room
Library
Main Library

Title
Date
Tuesday, April 22, 2014
Time
7:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Description
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, stimulate your brain cells and meet like-minded people. Pick up your copy of the month’s read at the St Albans Branch Library.
Location
Meeting Room
Library
St. Albans Branch Library

Enter your user name and password and click on the Login button.
Important Messages
1. Before registering, decide how you want to complete the program. We are offering two choices again this year.

Read any 20 books. You choose the titles.

OR

Read eight books, one from any of the categories or call number areas provided.
The categories are listed on the book log under the Cool Links link at the bottom left of this page.

2. Books must be checked out from a KCPL library.

3. Unabridged audiobooks, playaways and WVDeli e-books also count.

4. Books may not be children's titles.

5. Please log all your books by Friday, August 30 to be eligible for the prize drawings. You do not need to turn in a paper book log since you are registered online.

6. Don't forget to pick up your reward at the branch location where you registered once you've completed the program.



Reviews
Title
The Murder of King Tut boy king
Author
James Patterson
Review
Good book. I think I personally would like it more if it wasn't for my strong feelings on infidelity. Other than that it was very interesting and informative. I was hanging on the edge of my seat! Lives up to the THRILLER NOVEL it says it is.
Rating
4
Category
forensic science (fiction or nonfiction)