The latest happening at the library

Mystery March (Cheat Branch)

February 27, 2023

Calling all detectives: something has gone missing at the Cheat Area Public Library, and we need your help to find it! One of the librarians is guilty, and only you can solve this impossible puzzle. Come by any day in March during open hours to solve this clue-style mystery. All ages are encouraged to solve […]

Take Your Child to the Library Day

January 20, 2023

The 12th Annual Take Your Child to the Library Day is coming up on Saturday, February 4th! This system-wide event will take place during open hours at all Morgantown Public Library System locations. Morgantown Public Library: 9:00am-4:00pm Cheat Area Public Library: 9:00am-2:00pm Clay-Battelle Public Library: 9:00am – 12:00pm Clinton District Public Library: 10:00am-1:00pm Arnettsville Public […]

Reach for the Moon

January 20, 2023

On Saturday, February 11th at 10:00am join us in Meeting Room A at the Morgantown Public Library to learn about Katherine Johnson, the African American mathematician from West Virginia who helped put some of the the first humans into space and whose story is featured in the movie Hidden Figures. We will read Katherine Johnson’s […]

Local Author Spotlight: Tom Bredehoft

January 20, 2023

Join us on Saturday, February 25th at 2:00pm at the Aull Center to hear local author Tom Bredehoft read from his mystery novel, Foote. In addition to reading an excerpt from the book, Tom will discuss writing about Morgantown and West Virginia cryptids. “In the space of one weekend in Morgantown, West Virginia, private investigator […]

2023 Winter Reading Challenge

December 19, 2022

From January 1st – January 31st, compete in our “All the Feels Winter Reading Challenge, Bingo.” Register at We want you to explore the importance of emotions and discover fun activities to express yourself fully! The Rules: Receive virtual badges and earn bingo by reading & completing the activities on the 3×3 bingo card to compete […]