Meeting space is limited. Priority is given to library programs and our community non-profit partners on a first request, first served basis. Programs should be free and open to the public. To inquire about meeting room space, call the library at 797-8510, Monday through Thursday or Saturday 9-5 and ask to speak to the Assistant Director. We prefer at least one week's notice. Events should be scheduled to end 1/2 hour before library closing time. Those attending events in the meeting room should park behind the library off Walnut Street in the library lot or the city lot behind it and enter through the Walnut Street doors.

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Wednesday, January 9, 2019

If your local nonprofit organization has an event or service that you would like to publicize, the library has a new way to do that. We have recently installed monitors in the library lobby. If you would like to have an event publicized, email your information or flyer to mhwpl.library@weirton.lib.wv.us. The information is easier to read if it is set up horizontally or landscape and as a picture file or .jpg. PowerPoint slides can also be inserted directly into the app. Adobe files cannot be inserted into the software directly, and we currently do not have the software to transfer them into other formats. Including a logo for your nonprofit is also helpful as we have been trying to include the logos in the corner to make it easier to identify the organization holding the event. We hope to use these for many purposes including public awareness of events and services, art and history displays, televised news, and even teleconferencing in the future.


Saturday, January 5, 2019

Used Book Donations


The Library would like to thank all those who have enriched our collection by so generously donating used books. We evaluate all donations according to condition, appropriateness for the collection, and community interest. Some donations are designated for use in the collection, some are sold at book sale and the proceeds benefit the library, and some materials are recycled. We ask that all donated materials be clean and free of odors.

We are always glad to take current popular fiction, history, literature, children’s books, DVDs, CDs, and materials and pictures related to the history of our local area like the Weirton Steel Bulletin, Goldenseal, Wild Wonderful West Virginia, City Directories, and Yearbooks from any of the schools in Hancock County or adjoining counties.
THERE ARE SOME TYPES OF MATERIAL THAT THE LIBRARY CAN NOT USE IN THE COLLECTION. WE HAVE ALSO FOUND THAT THESE DO NOT SELL WELL AT BOOK SALE. THESE INCLUDE:
Textbooks, computer books, medical books, mass market paperbacks, business books, professional books and encyclopedias whose most recent printing date is greater than 10 years old
Magazines and journals other than the Weirton Steel Bulletin, Goldenseal, Wild Wonderful West Virginia or other West Virginia specific materials. The Library has a very complete collection of National Geographic and regrets that no further donations can be accepted.
Reader’s Digest Condensed Books
Materials copied from another source
Adult jigsaw puzzles
Cassette tapes, VHS tapes, and computer software
Training manuals or workbooks from specific classes or workshops
Instruction books for specific appliances or equipment
Some other items that we generally can use donations of are things we can use in our programming like craft supplies, serving platters or trays. nice tablecloths (plastic or material), wooden children’s puzzles, puppets, Legos and Duplos, board games and card games. Of course we can always use surplus office supplies like pens, pencils, paper, envelopes, etc.
Thank you for supporting the Mary H. Weir Public Library!


Tuesday, December 11, 2018

Job Skills Workshop

The library has been hosting a series of FREE Job Search Workshops on Monday evenings from 5:30 to 7:30 lead by Joan Simonetti Beck. The last session before the holidays will be held Monday, December 17th. Call the library and ask for Pam to reserve your place in the workshop. Look for a new schedule after the holidays.

Holiday Closings


Free Consumer Handbooks


Tuesday, November 6, 2018

Spend some time with your favorite Veteran!

GFWC Weirton Woman's Club Literary Department Annual Basket Raffle

It's basket time again! The Literary Department of the GFWC Weirton Woman's Club has created 10 theme baskets overflowing with goodies to raffle just in time for Christmas. This year's basket themes are: Steeler, Italian, Winter Comfort, Chocolate, Tea, Scrap Booking, WVU, Patriotic, Toy, and Christmas. Tickets are $1 or 6 for $5.

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