At the Library

The following is a list of books recently added to the Brooke County Public Library’s collection: ADULT FICTION MADE IN MANHATTAN by Lauren Layne. Violet Townsend has always been a people pleaser. Raised in the privileged world of Upper East Side Manhattan, she always says the right things, wears the[Read More…]

Play and Connect at the Library

Join us every Saturday anytime between 10:30 a.m.–12 p.m. in the children’s room at the Brooke County Public Library and play, build, socialize, and learn together with a variety of exciting toys and games to help develop hand-eye coordination and STEAM concepts.Parents/guardians must provide direct supervision.Ages birth to 6 years[Read More…]

Click It. Don’t Risk It.

The West Virginia Governor’s Highway Safety Program (GHSP) is working with local law enforcement statewide to encourage drivers on West Virginia roads to buckle up during the statewide Click It or Ticket high-visibility enforcement mobilization that runs from October 6-22, 2023. This mobilization is part of the GHSP’s continual efforts[Read More…]

Do You Smell Something?

By: West Virginia PSC Chairman Charlotte R. Lane I recently read a curious story that concerns me, but gives me a good topic to discuss with you. This is something that may seem obvious, but you may not think of it very often.Recent natural gas explosions in homes near Charleston[Read More…]

Mini Grant Apps Available

The West Virginia Humanities Council will accept mini grant applications until Oct. 1.The state affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities, serves West Virginia through grants and direct programs in the humanities.The Humanities Council budgets more than $800,000 for grants and programs each year. A variety of grants are[Read More…]

Historic Preservation Survey and Planning Grants Available

Applications are now being accepted for historic preservation survey and planning grants through the State Historic Preservation Office (SHPO) of the West Virginia Department of Arts, Culture and History.Approximately $100,000 will be awarded from funding appropriated by the U. S. Congress for preservation efforts through the National Park Service Historic[Read More…]