Best of 2020

2020 was an ahem “unprecedented” year in books just like everything else.  Libraries across the country saw extended closures and drops in circulation but rises in downloadable books, and much to our absolute delight, more conversations between staff and patrons about books. Print book sales were up 8.2% in 2020 and many of us found […]

Winter Reading Challenge

Join us in our Winter Reading Challenge: Books Like Us (Jan 1st – Jan 31st) sponsored by Simon & Shuster! Register at Read at least 5 books (any books you choose–they do not have to relate to the theme) and compete in your age category: 1. Children (ages 5-12) 2. Teens (13-17) 3. Adults […]

Downtown Branch Reopens After Water Issue

The downtown branch will reopen this Monday, January 4th! Beginning mid-December, the library experienced multiple water leaks in the basement following rainfall. As a result, we had shut the water off to the entire building to avoid any further damage, though no library collections or materials have been affected. Since then, the Morgantown Utility Board […]

We’re Hiring!

We are looking for a patron-focused individual and a creative thinker to be our next full-time Public Services Manager at the Morgantown Public Library, downtown branch!   Qualifications: –MLIS from an ALA accredited program, or the ability to obtain an MLIS in a set period of time –Supervisory or management experience. –Specialized knowledge of computers, […]

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Monongalia County,
one card at a time.

The Morgantown Public Library System provides services countywide. Hang out at the library downtown, have books delivered to your closest branch, or borrow books, audiobooks, movies, music and so much more from the comfort of your very own couch.

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373 Spruce Street
Morgantown, WV 26505 304-291-7425

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Monday-Thursday: 9:00am-8:00pm
Friday-Saturday: 9:00am-4:00pm
Sunday: Closed

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