The latest happening at the library

Teen Subscription Box

November 3, 2020

You have until November 8th at 5:00pm to register for the November Teen Subscription Box, “Myths and Legends!” Registration is limited to 12 teens ages 12-18. Sign up today: Receive curated library books (each registrant will receive a different set of library books that will need to be returned), Turn in your opinions about […]

Teen Novel Writing Workshop

October 26, 2020

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 […]


October 26, 2020

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 […]

Young Adult Civic Engagement Recommendations by Library Director, Sarah Palfrey

October 23, 2020

I was an avid YA reader for decades after being an actual YA, but over the last few years it hasn’t really held my interest.  Enter 2020 and the new trend of Young Adult fiction centered around civic engagement and voting, and I am back! I loved all of these books for their heart, their […]

Intro to Civic Engagement Starter Set for Tweens, Teens, and Young Adults by Amanda Young, Library Teens Specialist

October 23, 2020

Amanda Young, library teens specialist, has put together an intro to civic engagement starter set for tweens, teens, and young adults! Voting Rights   One Person, No Vote: How Not All Voters are Treated Equally by Carol Anderson, with Tonya Bolden YA 324.6 AND Ages 12 – 14 In her New York Times bestseller White […]