The latest happening at the library

September is National Library Card Sign-up Month

September 9, 2019

This September the Morgantown Public Library System is joining the American Library Association (ALA) and libraries nationwide for Library Card Sign-Up Month. A library card opens a world of infinite possibilities through resources and services – like our 24/7 digital library – that give students the tools to succeed in school and beyond. “Over the […]

Board of Trustee Vacancy

August 20, 2019

The Morgantown Public Library System is governed by a 5 person volunteer Board of Trustees.  The Board is appointed by Morgantown City Council for a term of five years and we currently have an opening.  If you are interested in applying, and live within the city limits of Morgantown,  please fill out the application on […]

What’s Growing On?

April 11, 2019

Morgantown Seed Preservation Library to be housed at the Morgantown Public Library West Virginia University Libraries and the Morgantown Public Library will jointly hold events on April 12, in conjunction with Food Justice Day, to celebrate the opening of the Morgantown Seed Preservation Library. The Downtown Campus Library will host a panel session on seed […]

Winter Reading Challenge

January 7, 2019

Reading challenges aren’t just for summer. Join in on the fun this January by tracking your books using our Beanstack site ( or download the app (iOS or Android) to your  favorite device.  There are no paper logs this year please use Beanstack to log your books and get entered to win some great prizes […]

Need a Reminder?

December 28, 2018

It’s easy to get lost in a good book, and maybe lose track of time along with it, or worse not be able to spend as much time reading as you would like.  We have a new tool available to help you get your books back on time, or remember to renew. Courtesy notices.  A […]