Marion County Public Library
The main branch will close at 3pm for the staff to enjoy a holiday dinner together. We will reopen at 9am on Wednesday, December 17th.
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.
Join us at the main branch for our last book sale of 2014! We have some new inventory as well, so come do some holiday shopping in the book cave! Sale will be on Saturday, December 6th from 9am-1pm!
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.
Read Aloud WV is a program that helps promote a love of reading in our elementary schools. It encourages parents to read to their children at home, provides storytelling classrooms, provides books to schools and helps identify funding sources to help expand and sustain this vital program. The Marion County Public Library will host an informational event Monday, September 22 from 6:00-7:30 p.m. Activities will be provided for kids including free books to take home, Read Aloud WV director Mary Kay Bond will present highlights about the program to adult attendees and interested educators.
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!
The Awesome Readers’ Club will be held September 29th at 4:30. This month’s selection will be Divergent.
Teen Crafternoon will be held Monday, September 8th at 5:00 for ages 12-17 years. This month we’ll be making some killer duct tape key chains, a pencil holder and magnets for your locker. Space is limited, so call the library today to sign up!