Comments Off on Botanic Gardens Book Trail
For the entire month of October, we have set up a book trail at the West Virginia Botanic Gardens. The book, “At the Old Haunted House” by Kelen Ketteman, will be displayed on pop-up boards along a trail so that you can move, enjoy the outdoors, and follow along a story. You can find the book trail near the labyrinth area at the gardens.
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Download or pick up your “I Spy” handout at any branch location. With your handout, find all the artwork installations on the Caperton Rail-Trail, Deckers Creek Rail-Trail, and neighboring/trailside parks.
Fill out your handouts and take it to a library branch location by November 5th where 3 winners will be drawn to win $25 gift cards to a business along the rail trail.
Download the handout: https://www.mympls.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/ISpyHandout_NoAnswers.pdf
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“I Spy” posters with a special poem are located at each branch. Correctly identify the books and authors alluded to from the poem and you’ll earn a prizes such as a brag tags and other trinkets.
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You have exactly 3 sentences to scare the bejeezus out of us! Online submissions are accepted October 1st – October 21st for three different age categories: kids, teens, and adults at https://bit.ly/3EFGiSM. A panel of judges will select a winner from each age category. Winners get a $25 gift card to Black Bear Burritos!
- Your submission must be 3 sentences long.
- Submissions must be your own work.
- Anyone under the age of 18 requires parent or guardian permission to enter.
- Participants must reside in Monongalia County.
Disclaimer: Contest submissions and author names may be shared on Morgantown Public Library System’s publications and social media. All other personal information will be kept private and will only be used for contact if you are a winner.
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Register for the October Teen Book Box Club! This month’s theme is horror! Only a handful of spots available to teens ages 13-18. Sign up by October 8th at 5:00pm: https://forms.gle/3D43tDWPJ9nBDiX76
- Receive a box of library books related to the month’s theme (each registrant will receive a different set of library books that will need to be returned) along with a snack, an activity, and some book-related surprises,
- Turn in your opinions about those books for a chance to win prizes, and,
- Join us at the end of the month for a book discussion.
To pick up your kit, you can select your branch pickup location on the registration form or even request it through our BookDash delivery service for homebound patrons (https://www.mympls.org/bookdash-delivery-service-becomes…/)
Questions? Feel free to reach out to Amanda at firstname.lastname@example.org
Comments Off on Takeaway Pumpkin Craft (Clinton Branch)
Pick up your own pumpkin craft kit. Supplies are limited so be sure to call ahead!
Clinton District Public Library
2005 Grafton Road
Morgantown, WV 26508
Phone: (304) 291-0703
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It’s virtual story time with your favorite retired Kindergarten teacher, Ms. Sharon! She’ll be on Facebook Live every Saturday at 1:00 pm to read your favorite story and complete some related activities! These story times are designed for preschool children.
This week, Ms. Sharon will be reading “Sneeze, Big Bear, Sneeze!” by Maureen Wright.
At the beginning of each week, you can pick up a FREE activity kit at the front desk of the Morgantown Public Library, downtown branch. Each activity kit is designed specifically for that week’s story.
What you’ll find in the kit:
1. Make a pumpkin patch sticker scene
2. Design a door hanger using stickers
3. Color, cut and glue a rainbow shape bear
Check out our Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/MorgantownPublicLibrary
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Join us for story time! We’ll read stories, complete activities, and cover a new topic each week!
Clay-Battelle Public Library
6059 Mason-Dixon Hwy
Blacksville, WV 26521
Phone: (304) 432-8531
Comments Off on Fiction 101 (Facebook Live)
Science fiction, romance, fantasy, horror fiction, mystery, historical fiction, thriller, western fiction…have you tried something different? Join staff each month as they discuss different genres. This month we’re diving into our favorite horror, specifically what’s hot in the industry, what we’re reading, and what’s been popular for our patrons.
Comments Off on ‘Loving Our Library’ Story Time (Cheat Branch)
Children (ages 3-5) can bring their parents to this outdoor story time every. Activities will include a library-themed read-aloud story, songs, and crafts.
Cheat Area Public Library
121 Crosby Road
Morgantown, WV 26508
Phone: (304) 594-1020
Fax: (304) 594-1020