The Mannington branch will be getting new carpet, and thusly closed Friday, January 30th and Saturday, January 31st. They hope to reopen on Monday, February 2nd, 2015 at 9:00am.
Join us on December 6th from 11:00am-1:00pm as we welcome local author Diana Pishner Walker. Diana will be on hand to talk about her new work, I Don't Want to Sit in the Front Row Anymore, a book about losing a loved one. The author shares tearful and light-hearted occurances in order to endure loss. Books will be available for purchase and refreshments will be provided.
In the summer of 1984, the war in Vietnam came home to Sam Hughes, whose father was killed there before she was born. The soldier-boy in the picture never changed. In a way that made him dependable. But he seemed so innocent. "Astronauts have been to the moon," she blurted out to the picture. "You missed Watergate. I was in the second grade."
Hands on History will be held Saturday, September 27th from 3:00-6:00 p.m. The library will be celebrating Marion County’s history of trains with a special train-themed day of crafts and activities. Join us for a fun filled day while experiencing Fairmont’s rich past.
Book It! Will resume September 17th at 6:00 p.m. at the Literacy Volunteers Classroom on Locust Avenue. Copies of this month’s selection, Three Cups of Tea are available now at the circulation desk at the library. New members are welcome, simply stop in, sign out your copy and join us on September 17th! For more information, contact Julie at 304-366-1210.
Our adult craft class will be held Monday, September 15th at 5:00 p.m. We‘ll be making R E A D letters for your book nook! All supplies are provided and the class is free. Sign-up is limited to 10, so call or stop by the library today!
Mannington Public Library will hold a drawing for the grand prize winner of the adult summer reading program, August 5th at 5:00pm.
Have a question about ebooks? Stop by the Mannington Public Library for an eBook Device Q&A on August 2nd at 11:00am.
A representative from Playaway will be at the Mannington Public Library for a demonstration on August 5 from 2:00-5:00pm.