Calendar of Events
The link between
academic failure and delinquency, violence, and crime is
welded to reading failure.
Department of Justice
Library will be closed on Monday, September 7 in observance
of Labor Day.
Did you know?
Reading to children stimulates brain activation
a book is good for your relationships
Reading for pleasure "boosts social relations"
LIBRARIANS ARE AMAZING!
Nominate your favorite librarian!
librarians will be selected this year, and each winner will
receive a $5,000 cash award, a plaque, and the opportunity
to attend the awards ceremony in
15th Anniversary Library of Congress National Book Festival
at the Washington
in Washington, DC
Dozens of celebrated
authors, illustrators, and poets are scheduled to attend!
(back to school!)
is Library Card
Signing up for a
library card is the first step towards academic achievement and
This year's Honorary
Chair of Library Sign-up Month is the world famous Snoopy.
Drop by the library, and get your
library card today!
Ward Hill Lamon
The Summit Point Man Who Could
Have Changed History
Bob O'Connor will bring Mr. Lamon
to life in
a FREE program.
Tuesday, September 15
7: 30 pm
O'Hurley's General Store
205 E. Washington Street
Press Release for more details.
is made possible through the "History Alive!" program of the West
Virginia Humanities Council and the Friends of Shepherdstown Library
Kevin R. Pawlak
10:30 am - 12:30 pm
Her widely celebrated book of
poetry, Chasing Utopia, A Hybrid,
is available for checkout at the library.
Learn more about this acclaimed author and upcoming schedule of
Borrow a Kindle!
popular titles, or
Inquire in our
Shepherdstown August Events
The Library Project
Read all about it!
here for the current edition of the Circulation Desk.
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