Programs / Classes

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.

What Do You Know About That?

 Drop by the Fairview Public Library on July 31st from 9 am - 4 pm and test your wits on history, sports, and general knowledge questions.  If you’re the contestant with the most correct answers, you’ll win a prize!  Patrons ages 14-up are eligible to participate. 

Summer Reading Finale

Susan McGinley from the West Virginia Library Commission will return on July 9th for two sessions as the featured storyteller for Fairview's Summer Reading Finale at the Fairview Town Hall.

2-5 yr olds @ 10 am

6-9 yr olds @ 1 pm

Cook-a-Book Finale

Fairview Public Library's Cook-a-Book  Season’s Eatings, Season’s Readings classes come to an end in July.  On July 1st, we will be celebrating Summer with games, fun, and food at the Fairview Community Park.  It’ll be an olympic event!  

Kids' Summer Reading Sessions

Mrs. Alicia’s “Fizz, Boom, Read!” classes at Fairview Public Library conclude on July 2nd and 3rd with a look at “Science and the Arts.”

Group 1 @ 9:30 am

Group 2 @ 11 am

Group 3 @ 1:30 pm

Guessing Game

Fairview Public Library  will feature their monthly guessing game at the Circulation Desk.  Come in and submit a guess for the Firecracking Fireballs jar.  Entries will be collected from July 1-July 31, and the person who guesses the closest without going over wins the jar! 

Movie Night

Grab a ticket! The Mannington Public Library will be featuring Rio 2 at 5:30, July 28. Everyone is welcome. Refreshments will be provided.

Silent Library

Based on the TV series, young adults, 5th grade and up participating in Mannington's summer reading program will be playing Silent Library July 7th at 11:00 am. Teammates will try to remain very hushed as they impose unimaginable, beyond hysterical stunts on one another. REMINDER: Science Fair Projects are due July 21st