Marion County Public Library

Friends of the Library Book Sale

Back by popular demand, the $1 bag book sale! The Friends of the Marion County Public Library have restocked the Book Cave with a new selection of books. Stop in on April 5th from 9:00-3:00, buy a bag for $1, stuff it to the brim with books, and then take it home to enjoy.

Along the Way Home

Visit the Marion County Public Library in April to enjoy Along the Way created by WV native Jack Holmes. A professional photographer and clayworker, Jack pushes the envelope with unconventional offerings in experimental photography and sculpture.

Adult Craft Class

The Marion County Public Library adult craft class was cancelled due to weather in March, so we will be creating our Sharpie Mugs this month. Join us Monday, April 21st at 5:00 p.m. All materials will be provided, simply come with a creative design in mind! Space is limited, so call 304-366-1210 to sign up.

Reduce, Reuse, Recycle

Kids and adults alike will have a chance to learn some recycling tips and make some fun crafts on Saturday, April 5th. TheMarion County Public Library is proud to host the Solid Waste Authority beginning at 11:00 a.m. Kids are invited to create a special craft using recycled materials, enjoy fun recycling games, take home an activity book and a special story reading will be presented at 12:00 p.m. Adults will be treated free materials including medication disposal kits and Proper Disposal Handbooks, and a presentation on the History of Disposal will begin at 2:00. We only get one world.

Awesome Readers' Club

ARC will meet on April 14th at 4:30pm to discuss The Disreputable History of Frankie Landau-Banks by E. Lockhart. ARC is open to teens in grades 6-12. Space is limited, sign-up at the Marion County Public Library circulation desk to receive a copy of this month’s book.

Summary: Sophomore Frankie starts dating senior Matthew Livingston, but when he refuses to talk about the all-male secret society that he and his friends belong to, Frankie infiltrates the society in order to enliven their mediocre pranks.

Teen Chess Club

The Teen Chess Club will meet on April 14th from 10:00-2:00. The club is open to all teens in grades 6-12. You don’t have to be a skilled chess player to attend; other tabletop games will also be available to play. Snacks and drinks will be provided. 

Teen Crafternoon

In April, the MCPL Teen Crafternoon is celebrating National Poetry Month with a Blackout Poetry Workshop. Express your linguistic creativity with a Sharpie and old book pages on April 7th at 4:30pm. Finished poems will be displayed in the library. 

$1 Bag Sale @ MCPL

In order to make room for more donations in the Friends of the Library Book Cave, the Marion County Public Library will host a $1 bag sale from March 17 - 22 in our downstairs exhibiton space. Purchase a bag at the circulation desk, head downstairs to our exhibition space, and stuff your bag until it's overflowing with books! This is a limited time offer, don't miss out!

Luck of the Irish Day

The Marion County Public Library will hold a special day to celebrate the arrival of St Patrick’s Day.   Saturday March 15th is the festive family fun day.   Coloring sheets, crafts and activities will be featured to celebrate the lucky day.   Spot leprechauns hiding in the library for a prize!  The activities will take place 1-2pm.  A special story of ‘The Hungry Leprechaun’ will be presented at 2pm.  Join us for a family fun event, and be sure to wear your green!

Awesome Readers' Club

ARC will meet at the Marion County Public Library on March 17, 4:30pm, to discuss The Giver by Lois Lowry. ARC is open to all teens in grades 6-12. If you are interested in joining, stop by the library circulation desk to sign-up and receive a copy of the book.