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Story Time Returns

September 06, 2016

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Lunch With Books: To the Defenders of the Union

August 30, 2016

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Appalachian Music & Folklore

People's University: Summer/Fall 2016 - Appalachian Music & Folklore


Aug. 02, 2016.  ▶ Class 1: Appalachian Music — A Multicultural Overview 

Aug. 09, 2016.  ▶ Class 2: Hoedowns, Reels, and Frolics: Roots and Branches of Southern Appalachian Dance

Aug. 16, 2016.  ▶ Class 3, August 16:  West Virginia Fiddle 

Aug. 23, 2016.  ▶ Class 4, August 23: A History and Overview of Appalachian Folklife 

Aug. 30, 2016.  ▶ Class 5, Food Heritage and Dulcimer Music 

Sept. 06, 2016. ▶ Class 6, September 6: African-American Musical Life in the Mountain State 

Sept. 13, 2016. ▶ Class 7, September 13: Bluegrass: The Music of the Stanley Brothers 

Sept. 20, 2016. ▶ Class 8, September 20: West Virginia’s Original Ghost Story


The People’s University is a free program for adults who wish to continue their education in the liberal arts, featuring courses taught by experts in each subject that enable patrons to pursue their goal of lifelong learning in subjects such as history, philosophy, and literature. Classes are free and open to the public. There are no grades, and registration is not a commitment. You are welcome to attend all or only some classes. Complimentary refreshments will be provided. 

Ohio County Public Library

The Ohio County Public Library serves all persons who live in the Northern Panhandle of West Virginia, which includes Hancock, Brooke, Ohio, Marshall, Wetzel and Tyler counties. Residents in Jefferson, Belmont and Monroe counties of Ohio and Washington, Greene and Allegheny counties of Pennsylvania may also receive library services. 

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