The latest happening at the library

Choose Your Own Adventure

November 5, 2020

Learn how a story unfolds with the roll of a dice in our virtual gathering of the 2020-2021 Choose Your Own Adventure book series on November 19th at 6:00pm on Facebook Live! Visit new places and attempt new things each month as we go through each book in the series until May 2021. This month, […]

Teen Subscription Box

November 3, 2020

You have until November 8th at 5:00pm to register for the November Teen Subscription Box, “Myths and Legends!” Registration is limited to 12 teens ages 12-18. Sign up today: Receive curated library books (each registrant will receive a different set of library books that will need to be returned), Turn in your opinions about […]

Teen Novel Writing Workshop

October 26, 2020

As part of National Novel Writing Month (National Novel Writing Month or NaNoWriMo), John Fox, Reference Technician, and Amanda Young, Teen Specialist, will lead 3 virtual lessons (Nov 4, 11, and 18) for your teens. In this month-long writing project, we’ll focus on novella writing in soap-opera style–heavy on the drama and 100% silly. Don’t worry if you’ve […]


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 […]