The latest happening at the library

Announcing a Retirement

January 29, 2022

We sadly announce that after 16 years of service, Colleen Caldwell, branch manager at the Cheat Area Public Library will be retiring. She has led the Cheat branch into a thriving and safe space for the community and has become an important part of the library’s successes. When asked what she would miss most about […]

In-Person Programming Postponed

January 13, 2022

At the direction of the Morgantown Public Library Board of Trustees, in-person programming at all branch locations will be paused until further notice due to COVID-19 spread. Please know that we do not take this decision lightly and that this action was taken only after thoughtful consideration. This pandemic has been a moving target for […]

2022 Winter Reading Challenge

January 1, 2022

From Jan 1st – Jan 31st, compete in our “Read for a Better World” Winter Reading Challenge. Register at We want you to explore diversity, empathy, and action through literature. The Rules: Read at least 3 books (any books you choose–they do not have to relate to the theme) and complete at least 3 […]

Dial-a-Story (304-826-BOOK)

December 17, 2021

We’ve got 12 Days of Dial-a-Stories for you! Call 304-826-BOOK (2665)! This is a phone number you can call 24/7 and listen to stories, jokes, and poems. No internet required — just a phone. What you’ll hear is recorded by staff and our wonderful community members. Our menu of choices is varied so we’ve written […]

Tree Farm Book Trail

December 2, 2021

Join us at Mulkeen Landscaping located off of Gladesville Road. Read through an entire story as you shop for the perfect tree. *You don’t need to buy a Christmas tree to experience the book trail.* This month’s book is “Mr. Willowby’s Christmas Tree” by Robert Barry. Conditions permitting, the book trail should be up until […]