National Library Card Sign Up Month (September)


September is Library Card Sign-Up Month – a time when the American Library Association and libraries across the country remind parents that the most important school supply of all is @ your library - it’s your library card.

We’re celebrating by bringing the library to the community. Stop by these locations to borrow or return books, dvds, or audiobooks, or to sign-up for a library card.

@ the Clarksburg City Building

  • Monday September 5, 18 & 22 ~ 10:00am-2:00pm

@ the Harrison County Courthouse

  • Wednesdays September 10 &24 ~ 9:00am-4:00pm

@the Harrison County Senior Center

  • Thursdays September 4 & 18 ~ 10:00am-1:00pm

@ Clarksburg Farmer’s Market

  • Saturdays September 13 & 20 ~ 9:00am-1:00pm

Homework Help (Tuesdays & Thursdays )

Tuesdays this fall ~ 3:00-4:00pm

Beat the Homework Blues with assistance from Children’s Librarian Erica Perry. Open to any student in grades K-6.

Thursdays this fall ~ 5:00-6:30pm

Walk in as needed program for adults and kids provided by the Literacy Volunteers of Harrison County

(Dates exclude school closings and holidays).

Storytimes at the Meadowbrook Mall (Sept 2 & 9)

Meadowbrook Mall-smYou and your child can hear a story, get a bite to eat, and get a little shopping done too.

CHPL hosts a storytime with Children’s Librarian Erica Perry at the Meadowbrook Mall Food Court Tuesday September 2 & 9 from 11:00am to noon!

The Meadowbrook Mall is located at 2399 Meadowbrook Road in Bridgeport, WV.

Magic the Gathering (Wednesdays )

Wednesdays ~ 4:00-7:00pmPicture1

To all who wander the planes in search of opponents your journey is over. come bring your best deck and play against others. test your skills as a planeswalker, and see how you fare against others on the same path as you.

For more information, please contact Cathy:

End of the Week Needle Craft Group (Fridays)

indexFridays ~ 4:00 – 7:00pm

“Unwind a little before the weekend begins.”


If the weather is nice, we will meet on the adult patio!

Open to anyone who knits, crochets, cross-stitches, or embroiders or is interested in learning. Bring one of your favorite projects or work on the super secret group project.

Please bring your own yarn, but needles of various sizes are available to borrow.

Stay for a little bit or the whole time.

If you have any questions, contact Cathy – 304-627-2236.



Kids Art & Craft Club (Sept 15)

Little Girl Drawing in ClassMonday Sept 15 ~ 5:00-5:40pm

Learn about art, make a craft, and enjoy a story at the Library’s Art & Craft Club!

This is open to kids ages 5-11. Please note that space is limited.

Registration is required.  Call Children’s Librarian Erica Perry at 304-627-2236 to register today!

Lunchtime Book Discussion (Sept 18)

Thursday, Sept 18 ~ NoonInferno-cover

 This month’s book is  Inferno by Dan Brown.

In the heart of Italy, Harvard professor of symbology, Robert Langdon, is drawn into a harrowing world centered on one of history’s most enduring and mysterious literary masterpieces–Dante’s Inferno. Against this backdrop, Langdon battles a chilling adversary and grapples with an ingenious riddle.

For a copy, please stop at the Circulation Desk or feel free to read and bring your own copy.

This group meets on the first floor of Waldomore.

Everyone is welcome, so come and join the discussion!



WV Reads 150+ (Jan-Dec 2014)

READ 150 +

Join the Clarksburg-Harrison Public Library, the West Virginia Center for the Book, schools, and libraries across the state in West Virginia Reads 150+, a reading challenge for West Virginians of all ages and walks of life.

The year-long reading initiative encourages West Virginians to read 150 books or more during the course of 2014.  The books can be in any format (printed book, e-book, downloadable text, etc.) and from any source.  Books can be on any topic, fiction or non-fiction.

The Clarksburg-Harrison Public Library encourages our patrons to read 150+ books individually or by joining a team here at the library to read 150+ books collectively.  Teams, can have any number of members, choose a name, select a leader to keep track of the books read by team members.

If you are interested in forming a team, pick up a registration packet at the front desk, or call Julia at 304-627-2236.