Calendar of Events

"There is not such a cradle of democracy upon the earth as the Free Public Library, this republic of letters, where neither rank, office, nor wealth receives the slightest consideration."

Andrew Carnegie

The Library will be closed on Monday, May 30 in observance of Memorial Day.

Summer Reading Program 2016

Activity Schedule


Congratulations to Elizabeth Monsma,

our T-shirt Design Contest Winner!








This year’s annual Freedom’s Run experience is on October 1st, and we are THRILLEDto be a part of it!


As part of our partnership with the event,  if promotional code “library101” is  entered when registering for the event, Shepherdstown Public Library will receive a percentage of the proceeds for a new library.  Plus, as part of the registration process, participants also have the option to “make a donation to Shepherdstown Public Library.”  Very exciting!

Register for the Marathon, Half Marathon, 10K, or 5K Today!


Friday, May 27, 6:00 - 8:00 pm - Preview and Reception: $10

Saturday, May 28, 10:00 am to 4:00 pm - Regular Sale

Sunday, May 29, 10: am to 2:00 pm - Regular Sale

War Memorial Building, 102 East German Street

Hard Covers  *  Soft Covers  *  Paperbacks

Children's Books  *  Special Collections  *  DVDs  *  CDs


NEW in our Children's Department!

From Age of Learning, Inc., the award-winning curriculum is designed to help young children (ages 2-6+) build a strong foundation for future academic success. is 100% educational, with over 3,500 learning activities across all major subject areas - reading, math, science, social studies, art, and music.  Best of all, kids love it!!

See our Children's Librarians for details.


Did you know?

Reading to children stimulates brain activation

Reading a book is good for your relationships

Reading for pleasure "boosts social relations"



Read all about it!


Neal Gaiman: Why our future depends on libraries,

reading and daydreaming


Borrow an E-Reader!















Pre-loaded with popular titles, or

request a download


Inquire in our Adult

and Children's Departments


Shepherdstown May Calendar of Events


From the Visitor's Center

The Library Project

Read all about it!

Click here for the current edition of the Circulation Desk.

Building for the Future!

Make a Donation

Learn 80 Languages !!

Register for Free, and Learn at Your Own Pace!



For additional electronic media database access, visit

Martinsburg-Berkeley County Public Library





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