The latest happening at the library


October 26, 2020

Introducing Dial-a-Story! We now have a toll free, always available phone number where you can listen to stories, jokes, and poems. No internet required — just a phone! What you’ll hear is recorded by our librarians and all have been carefully selected by the Morgantown Public Library System team. Just call 304-826-BOOK (2665) to reach […]

Young Adult Civic Engagement Recommendations by Library Director, Sarah Palfrey

October 23, 2020

I was an avid YA reader for decades after being an actual YA, but over the last few years it hasn’t really held my interest.  Enter 2020 and the new trend of Young Adult fiction centered around civic engagement and voting, and I am back! I loved all of these books for their heart, their […]

Intro to Civic Engagement Starter Set for Tweens, Teens, and Young Adults by Amanda Young, Library Teens Specialist

October 23, 2020

Amanda, library teens specialist, has put together an intro to civic engagement starter set for tweens, teens, and young adults! Voting Rights   One Person, No Vote: How Not All Voters are Treated Equally by Carol Anderson, with Tonya Bolden YA 324.6 AND Ages 12 – 14 In her New York Times bestseller White Rage, […]

Pop-Up Book Trail

October 23, 2020

Need a family activity this Sunday? In a special one-day pop-up book trail, take the whole family to the outdoor Nath Sculpture Garden at the Art Museum of WVU anytime between 12:30pm and 6:00pm this Sunday! Read through an entire story as you take in the art and outdoors. This month’s book is “The Word […]

‘Choose Your Own Adventure’ Club

October 15, 2020

Register TODAY: Join us for our first virtual gathering of the 2020-2021 Choose Your Own Adventure Book Club (Ages 8-13) on Facebook Live with Ms. Bonnie this Thursday, October 22, 2020 at 6 PM (! Visit new places and attempt new things. Each month we’ll read a book in the series until May next […]