We will have a book sale starting Saturday, May 11, at 9 am and running through Thursday, May 16 at 5 pm.  Hardback and trade paperback books are $1 each and mass market paperbacks are 25 cents each.  Or fill a plastic grocery bag for $5.  All proceeds go to support the Library.


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

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Join our 2019 Summer Reading Program!



What's Happening At The Library




May 1 --  11 am -- Homeschool Group: Storybook STEAM: We will be reading Flight School by Lita Judge and experimenting with craft stick catapults.


May 2--  3:30 pm -- Story & Craft Time: West Virginia!  We will be reading Hello Mountaineer! by Aimee Aryal and making a West Virginia craft.


May 7  -- 6 pm -- Junior Book Club --  This is a new book club for grades 5-12.  We will be meeting to discuss Brian's Winter by Gary Paulsen.


May 9--  3:30 pm -- Story & Craft Time: Mothers!  We will be reading If Mom Had Three Arms by Karen Orloff and making a Mother's Day craft.


May 11 - 16 --  All Day -- BOOK SALE!


May 14 --  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


May 14 -- 6 pm -- Fort Ashby Readers: The Group will  meet to discuss The Boys in the Boat by Daniel James Brown.


May 16--  3:30 pm -- Story & Craft Time: Cats!  We will be reading My Cat, the Silliest Cat in the World by Giles Bachelet and making a cat craft.


May 21 -- 6 pm -- Curious Minds STEAM Club:  The Group will be testing craft stick catapults.


May 22 --  10 am -- Homeschool Group: End of the Year Trip to Smoke Hole Caverns!


May 23 --  3:30 pm -- Story & Craft Time: Chickens!  We will be reading Why Did the Chicken Cross the Road? by Tedd Arnold and making a chicken craft.


May 28 --  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


May 30 --  3:30 pm -- Story & Craft Time: Surprise!  We will be reading Hug Me by Patty Stren and making a surprise 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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