As work begins on the Market House, we will no longer have access to our own library collections. Until further notice, all requests for holds should be placed on items from any library EXCEPT Shepherdstown, UNLESS it is on NEW status, in which case we may have it on the “NEW” cart at the Library Annex. We will do our best to inform you if your hold is placed on the wrong book, or the book is unavailable – if possible, we will change the request to come from another library. Please feel free to call our temporary phone number – (304) 268-6127 – if you have questions.
A Message to all Area Golfers
Register online or download the Registration Form for our upcoming Golf Scramble Tournament on October 15, 2021 at the Club at Cress Creek! Sponsorships and raffle items welcome and very much appreciated!
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