Events

Beyond Books Programs & Events

For Adults – Students

  • June 27, 2022 – Monday – 6 pm FILM SHOWING: A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood. PG, 109 min., 2019. Space limited, reservations recommended. Downstairs meeting room.
  • July 11, 2022 – Monday – 6:30 pm BOOK TALK: The Untold Story of Isaac Zane and the White Indians presented by Alan Fitzpatrick. “Hundreds of adopted and assimilated captives of Native Americans in the 18th century who never came back.” Main floor.
  • July 18-19, 2022 – Monday and Tuesday – 10 am – 4 pm USED BOOK SALE. Bag of books for $3. Go to the library’s garage doors.
  • July 25, 2022 – Monday – 6 pm FILM SHOWING: Knives Out. PG-13, 130 min., 2019. Space limited, reservations recommended. Downstairs meeting room.
  • August 1, 2022 – Monday – 6:30 pm BOOK TALK: Wheeling’s Polonia: Reconstructing Polish Community in a West Virginia Steel Town presented by William Hal Gorby. Historical view of the immigrants’ experience forging a distinct working-class culture in the area. Main floor.
  • August 8, 2022 – Monday – 6 pm FILM SHOWING: Blinded by the Light. PG-13, 118 min., 2019. Space limited, reservations recommended. Downstairs meeting room.
  • August 25, 2022 – Thursday – 7 pm At Grand Vue Park Aerial Park Shelter – STORYTELLING: Blazing Stories. Performed by Rich Knoblich and Judi Tarowsky for the whole family.

EXTRA ACTIVITIES

Book Clubs – Contact the Library to find out what Book Club gatherings are scheduled.

Watercolor Classes – Contact the Library to find out if there’s room for a new adult student. Classes usually meet on Tuesdays at 4 pm and are conducted by Gussie Smith. Pre-registration is required.

For Children

The Summer Reading Program – Along with having special events, the SRP lets kids track the books they are reading and earn rewards. It is aimed at Pre-Schoolers thru 6th Grade. Sign up at the Library. Themes for SRP in 2022 are: “Oceans of Possibilities” and “Read Beyond the Beaten Path.”

  • June 28, 2022 – Tuesday – 11 am Dinosaurs with Mickey Massey
  • July 12, 2022 – Tuesday – 11 am Making Ice Cream with WVU Extension Office Registration Required
  • July 14, 2022 – Thursday – 11 am At Grand Vue Park Amphitheater – Story Time with Miss Elizabeth
  • July 26, 2022 – Tuesday – 11 am At Grave Creek Mound – Archaeology-Themed Scavenger Hunt for ages 5-8. Please pre-register.
  • July 26, 2022 – Tuesday – 1 pm At Grave Creek Mound – Archaeology Program for ages 9-12. Please pre-register.
  • Cancelled July 28, 2022 – Thursday – 11 am Pop-Up Farmers’ Market with WVU Extension Office
  • August 2, 2022 – Tuesday – 11 am Chem-Mystery Files with Carnegie Science Center. Registration Required.
  • August 4 – Thursday – 11 am Ancient Egypt with Carnegie Museum of Natural History Registration Required
  • August 9 – Tuesday – 11 am O’Ryan the O’mazing Juggling Show
  • August 11 – Thursday – 11 am At Grand Vue Park Amphitheater – Story Time with Miss Elizabeth

STORY TIMES

Pre-school Story Times are scheduled during the school year, usually at least one session a week. Pre-registration is strongly encouraged. Day and time will be posted after the special summer children’s programs have concluded in August.

All events are Free and Open to the Public unless otherwise noted. See individual events for specific audience levels, space limits or registration requirements and related details. Some programs may be Virtual (attended online) or may be Off-Site (attended in-person but at a location outside the library). Please contact the library with questions or for more details.

Thanks to officials and agencies of Moundsville, Marshall County, and the state of West Virginia. Thanks to our many supporters and community donors, including The Evan G. Roberts Trust through Truist Bank, and The Robert Baker Family. And special thanks to our patrons, participants and presenters.

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