We will have a BLACK LIGHT PARTY on Tuesday, September 25 at 6 pm.  Wear white or neon clothes and glow in the dark!  We will be face painting and making t-shirts.  Everyone should bring their own t-shirt.  We will have t-shirts on hand if you forget yours but we can't guarentee they will be in your size!


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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American Library Association

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A Parent's Guide to Internet Safety

(a FBI publication)

Don't forget to  check our calendar for programs and events

My Account



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click here for info on our Summer Reading Program


What's Happening At The Library




September 4  -- 6 pm -- Junior Book Club --  This is a new book club for grades 5-12.  For our first meeting we  will decided on books we would like to read in the future.  Our first read will be The Lightning Thief by Rick Riordan.


September 5 --  11 am -- Homeschool Group: This will be the first meeting of the new school year.  We will be discussing the upcoming year, making ice cream cone bird feeders, and putting on an ice cream social.


September 6 --  3:30 pm -- Story & Craft Time: Monsters!  We will be reading The Monster Trap by Stephen Krensky and making play dough monsters.


September 11 --  4 pm -- Afternoon Craft & Cartoon: Bats!  We will be making a bat book mark and watching a short batty cartoon afterward.  Popcorn and drinks will be served with the movie.


September 12 -- 10:30 am -- Friends of the Library: Meeting.  The group will  meet to discuss upcoming fundraiser and events.  All are welcome to attend.


September 13 --  3:30 pm -- Story & Craft Time: Pirates!  We will be reading  Twenty-six Pirates by David Horowitz and making squishy bags.


September 18 --  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.


September 18 -- 6 pm -- Fort Ashby Readers: The Group will  meet to discuss Unbroken by Laura Hillenbrand.


September 19 --  11 am -- Homeschool Group: Learn about birds from our special guest and local author, Melanie Burgess.


September 20 --  3:30 pm -- Story & Craft Time: Paint!  We will be reading  I Ain't Gonna Pant No More! by Karen Beaumont and painting our own masterpieces.


September 25 --  6 pm -- Special Event: BLACK LIGHT PARTY!  Wear white or neon clothes and glow in the dark!  We will be face painting and making t-shirts.  Everyone should bring their own t-shirt.  We will have t-shirts on hand if you forget yours but we can't guarantee they will be in your size.


September 27 --  3:30 pm -- Story & Craft Time: Birds!  We will be reading  Birdsongs by Betsy Franco and making peanut butter bird feeders.


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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