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Summer Reading – Starts June 4th!

  • Our Summer reading is for lap babies through high schoolers. Sign up for the program and get your reading log at our first event: Human-Beaver Coexistence Alliance.  Otherwise stop by the library anytime after June 4th!

Outdoor Story Times – Tuesdays: June 7th – July 26th (No story time on June 19)

  • 10:15 am @ Trinity Episcopal Church lawn (except July 26, the first story time at the new library!)

Human-Beaver Coexistence Alliance – Saturday, June 4th

  • 11:00 am @ McMurran Hall, front lawn.
  • Learn about the habitats of people and animals with Alison Zak, founder of HBCA.
  • Also: sign up for our summer reading program! The first 50 sign ups receive a goody bag!

Bookmark in the Park – Saturday, June 11th

  • 11:00 am @ Riverfront Park (Boat Ramp on N. Princess St)
  • Bring a blanket and a picnic to enjoy this summer’s most scenic story time!
  • This event is co-sponsored by Jefferson County Parks & Rec

Meet the Farm Animals – Thursday, June 16th

  • 10:30 am @ Trinity Episcopal Church lawn.
  • Stop by to learn about & pet the farm animals!
  • Please do not bring pets to this program.

The Buzz About Pollinators – Wednesday, June 22nd

  • 10:30 am @ Trinity Episcopal Church lawn.
  • Jerry Schneider, “The Butterfly Guy,” will share secrets of the world of pollinators.
  • You’ll also be able to decorate a t-shirt!  Bring your own, or purchase one at the program for $4.

Animal Yoga – Saturday, July 9th

  • 11:00 am @ Trinity Episcopal Church lawn.
  • Join Hannah Badley of Moving Mountains Yoga for some fun, centering stretches with an animal theme!
  • Best for ages 5+. Parents are welcome to participate.
  • Bring a yoga mat or a towel and a water bottle.

Kevin Sherry’s Wild Imagination – Saturday, July 16th

  • 11:00 am @ Shepherdstown Community Club, second floor
  • Author/Illustrator Kevin Sherry (“The Yeti Files”) shares his creative mix of songs, art, and stories.
  • Kevin’s books will be available for purchase at the show.

New Library Ribbon Cutting – Friday, July 22nd

  • 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm @ The New Library (145 Higbee Lane, Shepherdstown)
  • An event years in the making! Join us for this family-friendly event, featuring crafts, food, and plenty of fun!

An Ocean in Your Paintbrush – Tuesday, July 26th

  • 11:00 am @ The New Library (145 Higbee Lane, Shepherdstown)
  • It’s the first craft program in our new library!  You’ll create an ocean scene using the resist art technique.
  • Best for ages 5+.

Bubble Party – Saturday, July 30th

  • 11:00 am @ The New Library
  • Celebrate a wonderful summer of reading and events!
  • You’ll be creating your own bubble wand and then test it our on our new library’s patio.
  • This is the final day to turn in your reading logs.