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October Dial-a-Stories Are Live!

October 15, 2021

We uploaded 12 stories in our Dial-a-Story October lineup: 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. Dial 1: “Goldfish Ghost” by Lemony Snicket (children’s story read by Lynda) Dial 2: “Frankenstink!” by Ron Lightburn (children’s story read […]

3-Sentence Horror Story Contest!

October 4, 2021

You have exactly 3 sentences to scare the bejeezus out of us! Online submissions are accepted through October 21st for three different age categories: kids, teens, and adults at A panel of judges will select a winner from each age category. Winners get a $25 gift card to Black Bear Burritos! The Rules: Your […]

FREE Notary Services

October 6, 2021

All Morgantown Public Library locations are now offering FREE notary services! Participating locations include our four branches and the Aull Center for Local History. This new library service is completely FREE of charge. It’s always good to call ahead of time to make sure a notary is available ( Be sure to bring your photo […]

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August 16, 2021

Young Adult Space Opera Recommendations

August 16, 2021

What is a Space Opera? According to Goodreads,  “space opera is a subgenre of speculative fiction or science fiction that emphasizes romantic, often melodramatic adventure, set mainly or entirely in space, generally involving conflict between opponents possessing powerful (and sometimes quite fanciful) technologies and abilities. Perhaps the most significant trait of space opera is that […]