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KIDS FEATURED EVENT

Story Time at Heritage Port: The Three Little Pigs

June 01, 2017

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ADULTS FEATURED EVENT

LUNCH WITH BOOKS: Ken Hechler, The Rebel in the Red Jeep

May 23, 2017

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PEOPLE'S U


NEXT PEOPLE'S UNIVERSITY: 

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! 


SUMMER READING PROGRAM 2017:
BUILD A BETTER WORLD

Summer Reading 2017: Build a Better World

Are you ready to read this summer?! Children can participate in this year's Summer Reading Program by picking up an activity book during all open hours at the Library starting Monday, June 5. 


SUMMER 2017:
STORY TIME AT HERITAGE PORT

Story time at Heritage Port: Summer 2017

 Thursdays at 11 at Veterans Memorial Amphitheater at Wheeling Heritage Port Park. 

June 1 ▶ The Three Little Pigs
June 8 ▶ Who Made This Cake?
June 15 ▶ Dig!
June 22 ▶ Rapunzel
June 29 ▶ This is the House that Jack Built
July 6 ▶ Pete the Cat: Construction Destruction
July 13 ▶ Goodnight, Goodnight, Construction Site
July 20 ▶ Twenty-One Elephants and Still Standing (at Sculpture Garden)
July 27 ▶ Bulldozer's Big Day  

Regular Tuesday & Wednesday Storytimes at 10 am and Friday Toddler Times at 10:30 am resume the week of June 4.

 

WHEELING HISTORY


WHEELING NEWSPAPERS NOW AVAILABLE IN SEARCHABLE DIGITAL FORMAT:

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! 
 


ARCHIVING WHEELING BLOG


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.

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