Sunday, May 26 (Memorial Day)
Monday, May 27 (Memorial Day)
Friday, May 31 (Staff Training Day)
Sunday, May 26 (Memorial Day)
- See Children’s Librarian Erica Perry for a log sheet and some reading games.
- For every 50 books you read, turn your reading log sheet in at the library.
- For every 10 books you read you will receive a prize.
- After you have completed 50 books, you will receive a prize and be entered into the grand prize drawing!
Questions? Contact Erica Perry at 304-627-2236.
- Stop by the Library or click here for an event flier/ reading log sheet.
- For every 5 books you read, turn in a log sheet at the Library. You will receive a prize AND be entered into the grand prize drawing!
Questions? Contact Clay Kriese at 304-627-2236.
- Stop by the desk at the Clarksburg Library to pick up a bingo card (or download one here).
- Just complete 5 reading challenges in a row, and you’ll be entered in a prize drawing!
- Get as many BINGOs as you can before September 7!
Questions? Contact Julia Todd at 304-627-2236.
CHPL hosts a storytime with Children’s Librarian Erica Perry at the Meadowbrook Mall Food Court Tuesdays May 7, 14 & 21 from 11:00am to noon!
The Meadowbrook Mall is located at 2399 Meadowbrook Road in Bridgeport, WV.
Ages Birth to 2: 10:00 to 10:20 AM
Ages 3 to 6: 10:30 to 11:00 AM
Springtime in WV brings beautiful flowers and irritating allergies. Learn about the natural ways to alleviate that runny nose, itchy eyes, and prevent ear infections with a free seminar, presented by Dr. Kimberly Gambino, on Wednesday, May 22 at 6:00 at the Clarksburg Library.
With today’s Internet tools, searching for your own ancestry can be a challenge. You can learn how do accurate family research with a free workshop hosted by expert genealogists Bob Fish and Christina Rumbach.
Open to the public on Thursday, May 23 at 7:00 p.m. at the historic Waldomore (404 W. Pike St.).
Friday, May 24 – 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Free and Open to the Public.
With WIC, UHC Nurses, WV Birth, MOPS, and other Childcare Organizations and other New Mothers!
Schedule of events:
11:00-11:45: Mothers will go around to different participating tables
12:15-12:45: Each table will present what they can do for the community
12:45-1:00: Raffle off prizes
Call Children’s Librarian
Erica Lynn Perry at 304-627-2236
A video game villain wants to be a hero and sets out to fulfill his dream, but his quest brings havoc to the whole arcade where he lives.
Watch the recent Disney animated blockbuster Wreck-It-Ralph, starring the voices of John C. Reilly and Sarah Silverman, and have some pizza too on Friday, May 24 at 5:00 at the Clarksburg Library!
West Virginia’s Choice offers in-home care services to eligible individuals statewide – providing independence by assisting with day-to-day tasks. If you are seeking in-home care services for yourself or for a loved one, or if you are seeking a career opportunity with WV’s Choice, please stop by the meeting room at the Clarksburg Library on May 21, 21 & 28 from 9:00am to 4:00pm. Or call them at 304-291-3345.
Everything from clicking with a mouse to composting a knock-out PowerPoint: Whether you’re a beginner or an intermediate, you can sharpen your computer skills with these free classes at the Clarksburg Library!
Tuesdays and Thursdays at 6:00 pm
Space is limited. Reserve your spot by contacting Catherine (email: firstname.lastname@example.org / phone: 304-627-2236).
For Grades K-6
Beat the Homework Blues!
This program provides children with time to work on homework with assistance from the Children’s Librarian as well as a literary or science activity. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact Erica Perry at 304-627-2236.
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 email@example.com
June’s book is Home to Big Stone Gap by Adriana Trigiani.
For a copy, please stop at the Circulation Desk.
Everyone is welcome, so come and join the discussion!
Books for 2013
June: Home to Big Stone Gap by Adriana Trigiani
July: Rebels at the Gate by W. Hunter Lesser
August: Thousand Splendid Suns by Khaled Hosseini
September: Pick a book by Matthew Pearl
October: Year of Wonder by Geraldine Brooks
November: The Way West by A. B. Guthrie
December: Beekeeper’s Lament by Hannah Nordhaus
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, June 24 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 (Yu-Gi-Oh, Magic, etc)!
For Ages Birth to 9: Richard Scarry’s Busytown, Chutes & Ladders, Candyland, Uno, Go Fish, Old Maid, etc… or bring your own!
And, during the day, you can get some free puzzles and word searches at the circulation desk!
Enjoy stories, crafts, and games!
Ages Birth to 2: Wednesdays at 10:00 to 10:20 AM
Ages 3 to 6: Wednesdays at 10:30 to 11:00 AM
Renown Steinway jazz pianist Lenore Raphael recently performed with bassist Herman Burney at Clarksburg’s historic Waldomore.
Critics have hailed her performance as “emotional” and “artistically subtle.” Jazz writer John Gilbert has called Lenore “Simply one of the best pianists in our art form… She always swings.”
You too can experience that night’s swinging Steinway performance by purchasing Dialogue: Live at the Waldomore at the library circulation desk for only $10! All proceeds go to support the Clarksburg-Harrison Public Library and its services.
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.