The latest happening at the library

3-Sentence Horror Story Contest

October 1, 2020

You have exactly 3 sentences to scare the bejeezus out of us! Online submissions are accepted until 11:59 PM EST, October 21st for three different age categories: kids, teens, and adults at https://forms.gle/Lnf8H2rPcyHVdaV59. A panel of judges will select a winner from each age category to win a $25 gift card to Black Bear Burritos! […]

Teen Flash Fiction Workshop

September 30, 2020

All teens are invited to a Flash Fiction Workshop on October 5th at 4:00pm! You’ll learn the art of creating 3-sentence stories through writing exercises and you will even have time to workshop your own 3-sentence horror story idea for the library’s current writing contest. Teens aged 12-18 are welcome to sign up, which will […]

1000 Books Before Kindergarten

September 29, 2020

Parents, have you heard of 1000 Books Before Kindergarten? The Morgantown Public Library is committed to creating lifelong readers from the start with a fun approach to establishing strong early literacy skills. The goal is to read 1,000 books (yes, you can repeat books) before your precious one starts kindergarten. With every 100 books read […]

Fact Checking Fiction: Presidential History Recommendations by Nathan

September 23, 2020

I’m not a huge fan of nonfiction, but I love learning about history. So, when I want to learn more about a historical topic, I try to find historical fiction books related to it that I can fact check with nonfiction sources as I go along. I generally try to find books that provide new, […]

Free Tutor Service!

September 22, 2020

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