Marion County Public Library

The Legend of King Arthur

The Hamstead Players return to Marion County Public Library on August 1st at 2:00PM to present The Legend of King Arthur.

Join King Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table in this legendary story of the sword and the stone! In our quest, Merlin and Arthur battle their adversaries, Morgana Le Fay and her son, Mordred, for the rights to the sword called Excalibur and Camelot. The legend comes to life in this historic tale of medieval adventure! 

Carnegie Science Center

The Carnegie Science Center will present Colossal Fossil Fuels at Marion County Public Library on July 21st, 2:00PM.

It’s an epic energy adventure millions of years in the making! Journey through time in search of coal, oil, and natural gas. Travel to Prehistoric Park, roar with ancient animals, and discover the plants and plankton that became fossil fuels. At Geology Junction, use sound and electricity to locate underground fuel deposits. At Rockbuster Rig, extract natural gas from the region’s Marcellus Shale formation.

West Virginia Rocks!

The West Virginia Geological Survery will give a presentation on West Virginia rocks at the Marion County Public Library. The presentation will take place Friday, July 11th at 2:00pm.

Adult Craft Class

June’s Adult craft class will highlight the elements of jewelry. We will be creating a “Washer Necklace” on Monday, June 23rd at 5:00 p.m. Bring several of your favorite nail polish colors. All other materials are provided. Space is limited so sign-up is required.

Literary Elements

Our adult summer reading program is underway this month. It will run June 2—August 31. Pick up your packet at the circulation desk. Read any titles you like in any format, then complete the log book. Prizes will be given for the most books read this summer. There will be first, second, and third place winners. Special craft classes will highlight elements of jewelry, elements of relaxation, and elements of fairy gardening.

Fizz, Boom, Read! Puppet Show

Children's & Teen Summer Reading Registration

Fizz, Boom, Read! 

Friends of the Library Book Sale

The Friends of Marion County Public Library will host a book sale in the MCPL Book Cave.

Friends of the Library Book Sale

The Friends of the Marion County Public Library will host a book sale.

Free Comic Book Day

It’s that time again super hero fans. FREE COMIC BOOK DAY has arrived at Marion County Public Library!  Saturday May 3rd will be our annual spring fun event.  This year, the web slinger will be back.  Be sure to catch Spiderman for a photo opportunity as he visits the library from 1-3pm.  Pick up your free comic book, coloring sheets and other fun delights as we celebrate the magic of comic books.