Teen Novel Writing Workshop

As part of National Novel Writing Month (National Novel Writing Month or NaNoWriMo), John Fox, Reference Technician, and Amanda Young, Teen Specialist, will lead 3 virtual lessons (Nov 4, 11, and 18) for your teens. In this month-long writing project, we’ll focus on novella writing in soap-opera style–heavy on the drama and 100% silly. Don’t worry if you’ve […]


Introducing Dial-a-Story! We now have a toll free, always available phone number where you can listen to stories, jokes, and poems. No internet required — just a phone! What you’ll hear is recorded by our librarians and all have been carefully selected by the Morgantown Public Library System team. Just call 304-826-BOOK (2665) to reach […]

Pop-Up Book Trail

Need a family activity this Sunday? In a special one-day pop-up book trail, take the whole family to the outdoor Nath Sculpture Garden at the Art Museum of WVU anytime between 12:30pm and 6:00pm this Sunday! Read through an entire story as you take in the art and outdoors. This month’s book is “The Word […]

‘Choose Your Own Adventure’ Club

Register TODAY: https://bit.ly/2SbzaGT Join us for our first virtual gathering of the 2020-2021 Choose Your Own Adventure Book Club (Ages 8-13) on Facebook Live with Ms. Bonnie this Thursday, October 22, 2020 at 6 PM (https://www.facebook.com/MorgantownPublicLibrary)! Visit new places and attempt new things. Each month we’ll read a book in the series until May next […]

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