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.

Library Calendar

Thursday, May 23, 2019

Reference Books Available Full Text Online!

Did you know that we have two sets of reference books available online full text? We have over 50 books available from Gale Publishers. We have a variety of subjects but many of them concern health and education (funding college, test preparation, etc) If you go to our web page and click on GVRL Research Matters, you will see the whole list. You can also search all of the books at one time by using the search bar on the icon. The other company we have books from is Salem Press/Greyhouse Publishing. We have a much smaller collection from this company. Many of them cover social issues. The two newest titles we will soon add to this collection will be on Immigration and Drug Use and Abuse. To find this collection, you have to click on an old link at the bottom of our page called The History of the Sixties. After you put your library card number in you will see a search bar to search all the books in the collection and under it a list of the books so that they can be read individually.

Thursday, May 9, 2019

Book Discussion to be Rescheduled

Due to a schedule conflict, May's book discussion will have to be rescheduled for either Monday evening or the following Saturday. If you were planning on attending, please let us know your preference by emailing, messaging our Facebook account, taking the poll on our Facebook page, or calling the library. 

Thursday, April 25, 2019

This is a Foundation Center Workshop and will be held at Bayer Center for Nonprofit Management Robert Morris University, Heinz 57 Center,339 Sixth Avenue, Suite 750. More details are available by following the link at the bottom of the page.

Saturday, April 13, 2019

Wednesday, February 20, 2019

New Library Group for Kids!

ALL children are welcome, from toddlers through teens. Children under 10 should be accompanied by an adult.

New Library Group

Presentation on The Tuskegee Airmen

Join us tomorrow night!

Monday, February 4, 2019

Monday, January 28, 2019

New Streaming Service

Our RB Digital Resources are growing! Now not only do we have eBooks, audio books, magazines and independent films, but Acorn TV has now been added to the collection. When you sign in to Acorn TV through the library, you get free access for one week. If you have already created an account for one of the other RB digital services, you will need to use the same username and password that your created then.

Wednesday, January 23, 2019

Tax Season is Coming Soon!

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We have tax forms!

Come down to Mary H. Weir Public Library to pick up your tax forms and get a head start on tax season!

While you're there, make sure to ask about, a program the library offers that allows families with incomes up to $66,000 to use free H&R Block software on the internet to prepare and file their own state and federal tax returns for free.

This is offered through a collaboration of the Mary H Weir Library, the West Virginia Alliance For Sustainable Families, Weirton United Way, and H&R Block  (Photo credit D. Dorsch)

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 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.
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!

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