Shepherdstown Public Library

 

 


100 East German Street  /  P.O. Box 278  /  Shepherdstown, WV 25443

Phone:  304.876.2783   /   Fax:  304.876.6213

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Just for Kids

Thursday, December 20

4:30 pm

 

Lego Club

 

Calling all Master Builders!

 

Ages 4 and up.

 

No registration required.

Saturday, December 22

11:00 am

 

Winter

Wonderland

Story Time

 

Come in your pajamas and with your favorite stuffed animal to hear stories about winter, sing a few songs, and make a craft!

 

Ages 3 and up.

 

No registration required.

Coming in January

 

Hogwarts at

the Library!

 

Each month, we will discuss one of the Harry Potter books in series order and do a related STEAM activity.

 

For Harry Potter

fans ages 10 to 18.

 

Registration required.

 

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Library Hours

Monday-Thursday:  10 AM - 7 PM

Friday:  10 AM - 5 PM

Saturday:  10 AM - 3 PM

Sunday:  Closed

 

 


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 nearby schools.

 

Miscellaneous Visits


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 education.

 


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