Programs / Classes

Juvenile Patron Appreciation Basket Giveaway

Fairview Public Library's  “Juvenile Patron Appreciation Basket Giveaway” continues in April; children who present their library card when checking out can fill out a ticket for the drawing, with one entry being randomly chosen as the winner.

Give Us You Best Lines

To highlight National Poetry Month adult patrons (ages 18-up) are encouraged to express themselves on Fairview Public Library's  “Give Us Your Best Lines” magnetic sight-words dry erase board.  Arrange the various words available into a witty saying, declaration of love, or silly limerick – be creative! - and receive a  library coupon of your choice.  

A Tisket, A Tasket, Read Some Books

The third, and final, installment of Fairview Public Library's popular “Blind Date” reading program concludes in April.  This time around it’s “A-Tisket, A-Tasket, Read Some Books – Win a Basket!”  Just as before, you won’t know what book you’ve got until you’ve checked it out and unwrapped it.  For each “Basket” title you check out, read, and review, you will be entered into a drawing for a gift basket that will be awarded to one lucky winner drawn at random on April 30th.   Books will

Toddler Time

Toddler Time, Story Hour, and Circle Time classes spring into April at Fairview Public Library with the featured weekly themes of “Chicka, Chicka – Read!” “Hoppy Easter – Easter Party,” “Follow the Reading Rainbow,” and “Tweet, Tweet – Read!”  Mrs. Alicia also invites children to “Hop Away with a Good Book” during our monthly coloring workshop.  

Be sure to note, however, that there will be no classes the week of April 14th-18th due to Spring Break.

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. 

Celebrate Libraries

National Library Week and National Bookmobile Day both fall in April. Help Marion County Public Library System celebrate all month long with two photo contests: Show Us Your Shelfie & Spot the Bookmobile.

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!

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.