Programs / Classes

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. 

Mannington Middle 7th & 8th Grade Wii Challenge

We’re inviting the Mannington Middle Junior High students to participate in a “wii Bowling Tournament” March 17-19 after school. We’ll provide afterschool snacks and refreshments. Prizes will be awarded on March 19. 

After-School Craft

Join us and express yourself March 12 with a little Sharpie art. “Sharpie Mugs” Do-it-yourself personalized mugs. Please sign up-limited space available.

Dr. Seuss Celebration

Happy Birthday to you Dr. Seuss! Come celebrate 9:00-7:00, Monday March 3 with Thing 1 and Thing 2, the Lorax, and the ladies at the Mannington Public Library. Featuring zany books, guessing games, trivia, and CAKE!