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, July 4, 2016.

Conflict and Resolution: An Appalachian Story

Charles Frazier

Award-winning author and 2016 recipient of

The Appalachian Heritage Writer's Award and

Shepherd University Writer-in-Residence

September 23-October 1, 2016

Find The Fiction of Charles Frazier:

Cold Mountain, Thirteen Moons, Nightwoods

at the library.

"Summer Fun"

Saturday Story Time

June 25, 11 AM

Summer Reading Program 2016

Activity Schedule






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!

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


Shepherdstown June Calendar of Events


From the Visitor's Center

The Library Project

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Building for the Future!

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Learn 80 Languages !!

Register for Free, and Learn at Your Own Pace!



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