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'Tweens & Teens! You still have time to participate in one of this month's book clubs!

Middle School:
'Tween the Pages (Fairmont):
Students in grades 5-8: We’ll be meeting Monday, November 19 at 3:30 pm to discuss "The Inquisitor’s Tale: Or Three Magical Children and Their Holy Dog" by Adam Gidwitz. Stop by the front desk to check out a copy today! 
High School:
Fiction Addiction (Mannington): Fiction Addiction is books, food and FUN! If you are interested joining this teen book club, pick up a copy of "Scythe" by Neal Shusterman at the Mannington Public Library and join us November 19 at 3:30 for the book discussion, craft and FOOD! 
Awesome Readers Club (Fairmont): We’ll be meeting Monday, November 19 at 5 pm to discuss "The Outsiders" by S.E. Hinton and to watch the 1983 movie adaptation. Stop by to check out a copy today! 
#scythe #nealshusterman #adamgidwitz #theoutsiders #staygold #librariesofinstagram
NEW! Tech Time: Mannington
Thursdays at 3:30 pm

Middle school students: Join the Mannington Public Library every Thursday at 3:30 pm for Tech Time with Keith! Each week we’ll be trying out a fun new STEAM program, with everything from 3D printing to Lego Robotics! Please contact the Mannington Public Library at 304-986-2803 for more information.

Also new at the Mannington Public Library:
1-on-1 Tech Help: Thursdays at 2 pm

Adults can get hands on help during our 1-on-1 Technology Time! Meeting every Thursday at 2 pm: this is a designated time for adults to get help with their mobile devices.
#mymarionwv #techtime #manningtonwv #steam #librariesofinstagram
Tomorrow, Mannington: Pick up your copy of Skeletons at the Feast by Chris Bohjalian at the Mannington Public Library and join the Cover 2 Cover book club on 
Thursday, November 15 at 1:30 p.m. "In the waning months of World War II, a small group of people begin the longest journey of their lives.

At the center is eighteen-year-old Anna, the daughter of Prussian aristocrats, and her first love, a twenty-year-old Scottish prisoner of war named Callum. With his boyish good looks and his dedication to her family, he has captured Anna’s heart. But he is the enemy, and their love must remain a closely guarded secret. Only Manfred, a twenty-six-year-old Wehrmacht corporal, knows the truth. And Manfred, who is not what he seems to be, is reluctantly taken with Anna, just as she finds herself drawn uncomfortably to him.

As these unlikely allies work their way west, their flight will test both Anna’s and Callum’s love, as well as their friendship with Manfred–and will forever bind the young trio together." #skeletonsatthefeast #bookclub #chrisbohjalian #librariesofinstagram
Turkeys are all over the Marion County Public Library (Fairmont)! Help us find all the hidden turkeys on this fun scavenger hunt! Join us on Saturday, November 17:

This will be casual come and go day, you can stop in any time between the given hours. Find the hidden turkeys and try your hand at Turkey Corn Hole! 
#thanksgiving #turkeysgalore #librariesofinstagram
Teen Crafternoon
Students in grades 6-12 can join us at the Marion County Public Library (Fairmont) on Wednesday, November 28 at 5 pm to make book page ornaments!

Please sign up here so that we know how many people to prepare for!

#crafts #handmade #DIY #wemakecollective #yarofmaking #makersmovement #feelingcrafty #handmadewithlove #ooak #handicraft #crafting #wvartist  #makersgonnamake #librariesofinstagram
For those signed up for today's Adult Craft Class in Fairmont: Julie will be cutting the pieces of tulle at 3 pm if anyone is available to assist her! Please bring your own scissors.

Thank you for your assistance!
We had a GREAT time at our Toddler Time stuffed animal sleepover this week! 
Parents and guardians: don't forget to pick up your child's stuffed friend and sleepover scrapbook this week! Here's a sneak peak. 😍

#stuffedanimalsleepover #librariesofinstagram #secretlifeofpets #mymarionwv
Does your team have what it takes to pull off the greatest art heist in history? For groups of 6-8 people, great for team building exercises! By appointment only: for more information or to book a visit, please contact Dan Ward at or 304-366-1210 x 128! *Recommended for ages 14+ due to the complexity of puzzles* 
#escaperoom #mymarionwv #heist #arttheft #starrynight
NaNoWriMo Young Writers Program (Fairmont)
NaNoWriMo is National Novel Writing Month, which is the month of November. During that month, participants write—or attempt to write—a novel! At the Marion County Public Library (Fairmont), we will be participating in the NaNoWriMo Young Writers Program (YWP), which is a version of NaNoWriMo for students.

Anyone can participate in NaNoWriMo. Our NaNoWriMo YWP group at MCPL will be open to students in grades 4 though 12 (up to age 17). Write-In Sessions:
Tuesday, November 6, 13, 20, 27
at 5 pm

Write-In sessions (every Tuesday in November). During this time you can sit with other participants to write your novel. There will also be some optional fun writing activities!

Visit for more details!
We may be closed today, but our online resources never do! Check out these fun online resources (in ABC order)! Follow the links below each resource (or download their apps) to get started!

Axis 360: eBooks and audiobooks 
Freegal: 3 free mp3 downloads a week and 5 hours of streaming

hoopla: eBooks, audiobooks, movies, TV shows, comics, and music-- no wait!

rbDigital: magazines and audiobooks

WVDELI (Libby App): eBooks and audiobooks

#ebooks #audiobooks #librariesofinstagram #libraries #library #books #bookworm #bookstagram #igreads #bibliophile #bookaddict #bookish #booknerdigans #instabooks #goodreads #bookishfeatures #bookishlove #featuringbooks #booknerd #book #amreading #librarylife #loveyourlibrary #relax #247 #overdrive #nowavailable
All branches of MCPLS will be closed today, November 12, in observance of Veteran's Day. Thank you veterans, for all you do!

#veteransday #thankyouveterans #mymarionwv
Get ready to celebrate fall with the Marion County Public Library's November Artible Class! 
Registration required, please bring: Angle brush, and small-med round brush with pointy end. Colors needed: White, Burnt Umber, orange, raw sienna, yellow ochre, yellow deep, yellow medium, naples yellow, olive green, hooker's green, sky blue or red for background. 
Sign up by following the link below or by calling 304-366-1210! 
Tuesday, November 27 (5 pm): 
#sunflower #painting #artanddessert #mymarionwv #librariesofinstagram