Saturday night, December 7 – 7:00 to 8:30 at the Clarksburg Library.
This fun-filled event will feature dramatic traditional Appalachian holiday stories from June Riffle and JoAnn Dadisman of Mountain Echoes!
CHPL hosts a storytime with Children’s Librarian Erica Perry at the Meadowbrook Mall Food Court Tuesdays, December 3 & 10 from 11:00am to noon!
The Meadowbrook Mall is located at 2399 Meadowbrook Road in Bridgeport, WV.
There’s a chill in the air, so get your knit on with the Library Knitters on Thursdays 11:00am or 3:00pm (pick a time) – open to anyone who knits, would like to meet with other knitters, or is interested in learning about knitting.
Knitters are asked to bring their own materials (needles, yarn, and patterns), and donations are welcome during meetings.
Questions? Call Cathy at 304-627-2236.
The whole family can catch the Spirit of Christmas with a free performance of Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol at the Clarksburg Library on Saturday, December 14 at 11:00am by the touring Hampstead Stage Company.
It’s a timeless and universal tale of the miser, Ebenezer Scrooge, and his clerk, Bob Cratchit. Through visits from the spirits of the season, Scrooge learns the true meaning of Christmas.
The Hampstead Stage Company is one of the largest educational touring companies in the nation. Their mission is to educate audiences throughout the country by bringing classic literature to life through live theater, thus sparking an interest in reading the classics, instilling a love and appreciation of the arts, and preserving theater for future generations.
Funding for this holiday event was provided by the Friends of the Clarksburg-Harrison Public Library.
Enjoy a fun afternoon of Scrabble at the Clarksburg Library! Bring your own board or use one of ours. Put your word building abilities to the test in this classic crossword game. Open to players of all skill levels – ages 8 & up.
The first monthly meeting is on Saturday, December 21 from 2:00 to 4:30.
Readers Forum is a fantastic way to discover new books!
- Read a book that interests you (any genre, subject or theme)!
- Discuss why you like or dislike (your choice).
- Share recommendations & learn about other books in you favorite genres.
Join us on Saturday, December 21 at 11:00 am at the Clarksburg Library.
The Polar Express is departing the Clarksburg Library at 5:00pm on Friday, December 20. In this animated film, a skeptical young boy boards a magical train headed to the North Pole and Santa Claus’s home.
Wear your pajamas and eat some pizza – It’s all aboard this exciting adventure!
Registration is required. Call Children’s Librarian Erica Perry at 304-627-2236.
It’s no fun playing alone. Whether you’re into card, board, or video games, the Clarksburg Library is your destination for fun! The next monthly Game Night will be on Monday, December 30 from 5:00 to 7:00pm. Open to all ages.
For Ages 10 & Up: Settlers of Catan, Apples to Apples, Bananagrams, Just Dance 4 (for X-Box Kinect), Chess… or bring your own!
For Ages Birth to 9: Richard Scarry’s Busytown, Chutes & Ladders, Candyland, Uno, Go Fish, Old Maid, etc… or bring your own!
If you’re in the 6th—12th grade, you’re invited!
T.A.G. meetings you can:
Plan teen events; Discuss ways we can make the library a more teen-oriented environment; Discuss and select YA books and materials; Play games; Snacks & soda
More info on our T.A.G. Page.
Questions? Contact YA Librarian Clay Kriese at (304) 627-2236 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Enjoy stories, crafts, songs, and games with children’s librarian Erica Perry every Wednesday at the Clarksburg Library!
Birth to Two: 10:00am – 10:20am
Ages 3-6: 10:30am – 11:00am
November’s Book is Beekeeper’s Lament by Hannah Nordhaus.
For a copy, please stop at the Circulation Desk or feel free to read and bring your own.
Everyone is welcome, so come and join the discussion!
Wednesdays from 3:00-4:00 PM for Grades K-6 (After School Reading Buddies)
Thursdays from 5:00 to 6:30 PM for Grades K-12 (With the Literacy Volunteers of Harrison County).
(Dates exclude school closings and holidays).
COFFEE – TEA – AND – BOOKS
This reading program will kick off on November 25th, 2013 and run thru April 22nd, 2014.
Pick up your “Coffee Cup” at the front desk, and start your winter fun!
Stumped? Stop by the Clarksburg Library between 4:00-6:30pm on Mondays (starting in December) for lessons on valuable research tools and search techniques from a Reference Librarian – especially beneficial for help with school reports and term papers.
December 2, 9, & 16; and January 6, 13, 20, & 27
When you purchase a meal, show your library card at these downtown dining establishments, and you’ll get a FREE beverage!
- Bluebird Deli-Store (332 W Main St)
- Dagwood’s Pizza-Subs-Gyros (327 W Main St.)
- Big Frank’s Barbeque (211 N 4th St.)
- Ritzy Lunch (456 W Pike St)
WV Reads 150 is fun reading challenge (with prizes) that celebrates West Virginia’s 150th birthday in 2013!
Read 150 books in any format (printed book, e-book, downloadable text, etc.) from any source, during the course of 2013. Books can be on any topic – fiction or non-fiction.
You can read the 150 individually, or create teams to read collectively.
All ages and groups can participate. If children are too young to read on their own, they can have their parents read to them. Families can use their Summer Reading Program reading toward their West Virginia Reads 150 tally.