Thursday, May 2
Saturday, May 18
Calling all Master
Ages 4 and up.
to 12:00 pm
Harry Potter and the
Goblet of Fire
Participants will attend
a Potions class where they will create a Polyjuice
Potion Slime, much like
the potions on which
Barty Crouch, Jr. was
sipping throughout the book. We will also have a
scavenger hunt featuring challenging riddles to solve,
similar to Harry's experience during the third Triwizard
challenge when he had to get past the Sphinx in the
For Harry Potter
fans ages 10 to 14.
Meet Baby Animals of Solsbury Hill Farm
Learn about Flemish Giant
rabbits and Romney lambs, and hear funny stories about
rabbits and sheep.
Behind the library.
Ages 3 and older.
For more information
10 AM - 7 PM
10 AM - 5 PM
10 AM - 3 PM
The role of the children's department of the
Shepherdstown Public Library is to provide a
"Children's Gateway to Learning." In this spirit,
the SPL Children's Library maintains a close
relationship with the schools and provides the
following services to the children of our community:
Regular Story Hours/Library Visits
Beginning each year in September and January, our
library offers a weekly story time for each of these
groups: "Lap Babies," "Time for Twos," "Three-Five
Year Old," and "After School Story Time."
Story hours and visits are provided for the
Shepherdstown Day Care Center, the Shepherd
University Nursery School, the local Montessori
schools, Trinity Church Treasure Kids, and other
The library welcomes visits from homeschoolers,
scout troops, Shepherdstown Elementary School
students, and field trips from other schools. With
FOSL support, the Library brings in professional
storytellers whose performances are provided to the
public free of charge. The library also serves the
many elementary, junior high and high school
students who come in search of reference materials
for writing contests, science fairs, social studies
fairs, and classroom reports. These children have
access not only to our collection, but to
interlibrary loans and Internet resources, as
well. The children's department is also frequently
used by Shepherd University students in the field of
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