April is fine free month!  Bring in our overdue books and dvds and we will waive the fines.          We will be celebrating National Library Week with a party on Thursday, April 11 at 3:30.  The party will feature an exotic animal show by Critters and Conservation.  Afterward we will serve pizza and drinks.  Every child in attendance will receive a book. 

 

Welcome to the Public Library in Fort Ashby, WV

 

We are a branch of the Mineral County Library Association, which includes our main library Keyser-Mineral County Public Library in Keyser, WV and the branch, Burlington Public Library in Burlington, WV. We offer the community many wonderful programs, such as, Children's Story Hour, Ft. Ashby Readers, and the Summer Reading Program. Some of the services we offer are Inter-Library Loans, Fax & Copy Services, Notary and Wi-Fi Services. Be sure to check out our calendar for times and dates of any events and programs we have going on. Our goal is to provide the Fort Ashby community with the best possible services and programs. We look forward to seeing you at the Library!

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DVDs

 

American Library Association

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A Parent's Guide to Internet Safety

(a FBI publication)

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My Account

 

 

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What's Happening At The Library

 

 

 

April 2  -- 6 pm -- Junior Book Club --  This is a new book club for grades 5-12.  We will be meeting to discuss Alice In Wonderland by Lewis Carroll.

 

April 3 --  11 am -- Homeschool Group: Storybook STEAM: We will be reading The Moon Might Be Milk by Lisa Shulman and experimenting with "magic milk."

 

April 4 --  3:30 pm -- Story & Craft Time: Owls!  We will be reading Stinky Owl by Melanie Burgess and making an owl craft.

 

April 9 --  4 pm -- Lego Club: The club will meet to make Lego creations with other Lego enthusiasts!  Ages 5 and up.  Below 5 can attend with adult supervision

 

April 9 --  6:30 pm -- Poetry Tea: We will have a tea to honor the winners of this year's poetry contest.  Awards will be given out and poets will get an opportunity to read their poems.

 

April 11 --  3:30 pm -- Exotic Animal Show: We will be celebrating National Library week with a party featuring an exotic animal show by Critters and Conservation.  Pizza and drinks will be served afterward.  All kids in attendance will receive a book.

 

April 16 -- 2 pm -- Fort Ashby Readers: The Group will  meet to discuss No River Too Wide by Emilie Richards.

 

April 16 -- 6 pm -- Curious Minds STEAM Club:  The Group will experiment with 'magic milk."

 

April 17 --  11 am -- Homeschool Group: Science Fair: The group will get a chance to display and discuss their science fair projects.

 

April 18 --  3:30 pm -- Story & Craft Time: Easter!  We will be reading How to Catch the Easter Bunny by Adam Wallace, making magical Easter bunny food, and having an Easter egg hunt.

 

April 23 --  4 pm -- Lego Club: The club will meet to make Lego creations with other Lego enthusiasts!  Ages 5 and up.  Below 5 can attend with adult supervision

 

April 25 --  3:30 pm -- Story & Craft Time: Gardens!  We will be reading Water, Weed, & Wait by Edith Fine and making a garden craft.

 

 

Programs & Fun

 

We offer many programs for all age groups so be sure to check out our programs page and our calendar to see all that we have to offer. We're sure you will be able to find something fun for the entire family.


Databases & Resources


 

 

WV Info Depot - Your personal guide to personal exploration.  See the librarian for access to these resources.  

 

Learning Express Library - Whatever your goal, Learning Express Library's resources will help you succeed. Each of our Learning Centers offers the practice tests, exercises, skill-building courses, eBooks, and information you need to achieve the results you want - at school, at work, or in life. Looking to land a job? You'll find an entire Learning Center dedicated to helping you get the one that's right for you.

 

 

Other resources available on WVInfoDepot

  Job/Career Accelerator 4.0

  Scholastic Go! (formerly Grolier online)

Resources only accessible in the library

  All Ebscohost sites

 

 


If you have any trouble clicking on the above links and accessing any of the databases.

Go to this page on the Martinsburg-Berkeley County Public Library website

 


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