Marion County Public Library

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.

Teen Crafternoon

Style-obsessed teens are invited to Marion County Public Library to craft a finger-knitted scarf on March 10th at 4:30pm. All supplies will be provided, but registration is required. Call 304-366-1210 to sign-up.

Teen Chess Club

.  Head out to the Marion County Public Library on March 8th for board games and snacks during our Teen Chess Club meeting, from 10:00am – 2:00pm. 

Book It!

Book It! will meet on February 19th, 6:00pm to discuss The Midwife of Hope River by Patricia Harman.

Awesome Readers' Club

The Awesome Reader's Club will meet on February 24, 4:30pm to discuss Ashes by Ilsa J. Bick.

Winter Olympics Library Edition

Join the Marion County Public Library on February 22nd, from 1:00 - 3:00pm, for paper plate ice-skating fun. Coloring, activity sheets, and a craft will serve up Olympic-sized fun. A Wii winter tournament will take place at 2:00pm, featuring the Mountain Sports. Children can sign-up for the tournament starting at 12:00pm that day.