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Holiday Hours at the Library

Holiday Hours for the Brooke County Public Library and Follansbee Branch will be as follows:The Brooke County Library in Wellsburg will close at 3:30 p.m. on Dec. 16.The Wellsburg and Follansbee branches will be open 9 a.m.–12 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 24 and will be closed Dec. 25–Jan. 2. Both[Read More…]

Story Hour and Snacks with Santa

The Brooke County Public Library will be holding a Story Hour and Snacks with Santa on Wednesday, December 21 at 11 a.m. Children will enjoy a story, craft, songs, snack with Santa and lots of fun! The Library will be providing a free picture with Santa.Limited spaces available. Call the[Read More…]

At the Library

The Following is a list of books that have recently been added to the Brooke County Public Library’s collection: ADULT FICTION CAPTIVE by Iris Johansen. Jane MacGuire is enjoying a period of domestic bliss as she focuses on her art and her partner Seth Caleb uses his unique abilities as an agent for the[Read More…]

AG Advises Caution with Holiday Package Deliveries

West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey is urging consumers to be careful when having packages delivered to their homes.The advice comes as part of the Attorney General’s Holiday Consumer Protection Week.Packages arrive at doors more frequently during the holiday shopping season because of the popularity of online shopping. Thieves have[Read More…]

MSOE Fall Quarter Dean’s List with High Honors

Thomas Packer, an MSOE student from Wellsburg, was named to the Milwaukee School of Engineering’s Dean’s List with High Honors for the 2022 Fall Quarter. Packer is pursuing a Bachelor of Science in Actuarial Science.Undergraduate students who have earned at least 30 credits and have a cumulative GPA of 3.20[Read More…]

Fall Turkey Season Harvest

Eleven turkeys were reported as harvested in Brooke County during West Virginia’s 2022 fall turkey season.District 1, which includes Brooke County showed a harvest that more than doubled from 72 birds in 2021 to 150 in 2022.Statewide the harvest increased by almost 46 percent over last year’s harvest, according to[Read More…]

At the Library

The following books have recently been added to the Brooke County Library’s collection: ADULT FICTION THE SEA WOLVES by Jack du Brul. As New England swelters in the summer of 1914, Detective Isaac Bell is asked to investigate a cache of missing rifles–only to discover something much more sinister. Whoever[Read More…]

Afternoon Movie at the Follansbee Library

The Follansbee Library will be showing the movie A Gift From Bob rated PG on Friday, Dec. 16, at 12 p.m.Christmas gifts come in all shapes and sizes. For James, a struggling street musician, a very special one arrives in the form of Bob, a strong-willed stray cat who wanders[Read More…]

Beginner Yoga Class at the Library

The Brooke County Public Library will be offering a Beginner Yoga Class with Taylor Provenzano on Wednesday, Dec. 14, from 6– 7 p.m., in the River Room.Establish your foundation in yoga by learning safe alignment and yogic philosophy while engaging in postures, movement, mindfulness and breathwork. Modifications are available for[Read More…]