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

 

 

 

Weekly Story Times will

resume in January.

 

Details coming soon!

Thursday, December 5

1:00 pm

(Special Homeschool Time!)

 

Thursday, December 5

4:30 pm

 

Saturday, December 21

11:00 am

 

Lego Club

 

Best for ages 4 and up.

 

No registration required.

Saturday, December 14

11:00 am

 

Family Story Time

Winter's Tails

 

What do animals do when it's cold outside?

 

Kids and their

 caregivers are invited to enjoy a story time and make a craft all about the winter habits of animals.

 

Best for ages 3 and up.

 

No registration required.

Thursday, December19

5:00 pm

(PG, 93 minutes)

BRAVE

Upstairs in the Children's Department.

Wear your PJs! Allergen-free snacks are welcome. Water will be provided.

 

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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," and "Three-Five Year Old."

 

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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