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Storytime: How to be a Hero by Florence Parry Heide

April 04, 2017

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PEOPLE'S UNIVERSITY: The First World War, Class 1

April 04, 2017

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The First World War

The next People's University will observe the centennial of American entry into the First World War. 
Starts April 4, 2017, 7 pm in the Library auditorium.

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People's University: WWI

04/04 ▶ Class 1: Prelude to War 
04/11 ▶ Class 2: The Great War 
04/18 ▶ Class 3: The Yanks are coming: U.S. Entry 
04/25 ▶ Class 4: West Virginia in the Great War 
05/02 ▶ Class 5: Wheeling in the Great War 
05/09 ▶ Class 6: The Aviator: Louis Bennett, Jr. 
05/16 ▶ Class 7: Armistice & Aftermath 
05/23 ▶ Class 8: Wheeling Remembers the War 

The People’s University is a free program created by the Ohio County Public Library for adults who wish to continue their education in the liberal arts. The People’s University features courses—taught by experts in each subject—that enable patrons to pursue their goal of lifelong learning in classic subjects such as history, philosophy, and literature.



OCPL Kids Story Time: Winter 2016

Spring 2017 Storytime "Spring into Action" starts the week of April 4th. Storytimes are Tuesdays and Wednesdays at 10 am. 

04/04 ▶ How to be a Hero 
04/05 ▶ How to be a Hero 
04/11 ▶ A Small Thing ...But Big 
04/12 ▶ A Small Thing ...But Big 
04/18 ▶ A Perfect Day 
04/19 ▶ A Perfect Day 
04/25 ▶ By Mouse and Frog 
04/26 ▶ By Mouse and Frog 
05/02 ▶ Bunny's Book Club 
05/03 ▶ Bunny's Book Club 
05/09 ▶ Jungle Bullies 
05/10 ▶ Jungle Bullies 
05/16 ▶ Pete the Cat and His Magic Sunglasses 
05/17 ▶ Pete the Cat and His Magic Sunglasses 

"Mother Goose on the Loose" Toddler Time programs are every Friday at 10 am in the Library's lower level auditorium. 




Wheeling Newspapers now available in searchable digital format

We are now digitizing the microfilmed versions of our Wheeling News-Register and The Intelligencer newspapers.

We currently have newspapers from 2014 to the present digitized with additional selected newspapers from 2010-2013 and years 1901-1906 have been added! More dates will be added to our collection as we continue to process our microfilm.

▶ Start searching our most recent newspapers now! 


Wheeling Newspapers now available in searchable digital format

If you love Wheeling history, you'll love our community-based archives blog, Archiving Wheeling which features stories of Wheeling's past based on Wheeling's archival collections.

TAX ASSISTANCE: JAN. 23 - APR. 18, 20017

Free tax help is once again available at the Ohio County Public Library. The Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) Program has set up shop in the lower level of the Library and will be providing tax assistance from January 23 to April 18. The VITA program is not part of the library. To speak to the tax volunteers directly, please call 304-232-8985.

Free Tax Help from VITA at the Ohio County Public Library, Wheeling, WV.

Hours are as follows:

▶ MON: 9:30 am to 3:00 pm; 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm*
▶ WED: 9:30 am to 3:00 pm; 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm*
▶ THURS: 9:30 am to 3:00 pm; 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm*
▶ FRI: 10 am to 3:00 pm*
▶ SAT: By appointment only

*Last Client sign-up is 1/2 hour before closing time but does not guarantee time to do your taxes.

PLEASE NOTE: If you are having your taxes done at the Library, you MUST bring the following:

1. REQUIRED: PICTURE ID(s) for the taxpayer (and spouse for joint).
2. REQUIRED: Social Security Cards for EVERYONE on the return.
3. REQUIRED: 1095-A if you have marketplace insurance.
4. ALL tax related forms and information.
5. LAST YEAR'S RETURN if you itemized or have any carryovers.

If you have questions or would like to speak to the tax volunteers directly, please call 304-232-8985.

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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