The latest happening at the library

Now Offering Digital Library Cards

February 8, 2021

We are now offering digital library cards! These cards give you access to the library’s online collections including, ebooks, audiobooks, comics, magazines, movies, music, along with genealogical research tools, tutor assistance, language lessons, and professional development training (https://www.mympls.org/download-it/). The library’s digital collections have been specially curated for people of all ages, interests, and formats. It […]

YA Black Author Must-Reads!

February 11, 2021

Amanda Young, library teens specialist, has put together a list of young adult book must-reads by black authors! Dread Nation by Justina Ireland Ages 14+ Grades 9+ (Genre- Horror/ Historical fiction/ fantasy) When families go missing in Baltimore County, Jane McKeene, who is studying to become an Attendant, finds herself in the middle of a […]

3-Sentence Love Story Contest

February 1, 2021

You have exactly 3 sentences to tell us a love story! Online submissions are accepted until 11:59 PM EST, February 21st for three different age categories: kids (ages 11 and under), teens (Ages 12-18), and adults (Ages 19 and up) at https://forms.gle/KqzXFY3fdhfi83fn9 Grand prize winners in each category will win a $25 gift card to […]

Announcing a Virtual Media Literacy Series

January 21, 2021

Don’t be a victim of fake news. The digital age has made information easily accessible and especially abundant. Anyone anywhere can create content. The challenge is determining the source’s credibility, in other words, “can it be trusted?” In our 8-video Media Literacy Series, Morgantown Public Library System staff will unpack the difficult but necessary skills […]

Best of 2020

January 13, 2021

2020 was an ahem “unprecedented” year in books just like everything else.  Libraries across the country saw extended closures and drops in circulation but rises in downloadable books, and much to our absolute delight, more conversations between staff and patrons about books. Print book sales were up 8.2% in 2020 and many of us found […]