Shepherdstown Public Library

100 East German Street  /  P.O. Box 278  /  Shepherdstown, WV 25443

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No-Contact Holiday Hours

December 24 & 25 - Closed; December 26 - 10:00 am to 4:00 pm

December 28-30 - 10:00 am to 3:00 pm

December 31 & January 1: Closed

Regular hours resume on Saturday, January 2.


Scroll down for more news and events:

Pappy Van Winkle Raffle

Kiwanis Online Auction

Mobile Hotspots Now Available from the Library

Kara Lee Corthron Virtual Book Reading & Signing



Read the short story contest entries, and vote for your favorite entry today!


Wondering what books the New York Times recommends?  Click for a listing - all are a part of

our collection and ready to be checked out.






The Fantastic Annual Pappy Raffle is Back

Just in the Nick of Time!


Shepherdstown Public Library and Shepherdstown Liquors

are teaming up again this year to give bourbon enthusiasts

an exclusive opportunity to obtain a rare bottle of

Pappy Van Winkle 20-year Kentucky Straight

Bourbon Whiskey valued at over $2,000.

This raffle, unlike any other, is an incredible opportunity

to obtain what is arguably the most sought-after

bourbon on the planet.


This year’s special raffle is being held in memory of

Mohsen Sadeghzadeh, the man who originated this

wonderful annual tradition four years ago, and the

legacy will go on through the generosity of his family






Online Auction!


Hosted by the Kiwanis Club of Shepherdstown

Auction is going on now through 8:00 pm on December 5th.

Anyone 21 years of age or older can bid on themed bags and baskets here!


Kiwanis Clubs are internationally recognized for their work in helping children - proceeds from this auction will benefit our Youth Services Department.

Free Mobile Hotspots
 Now Available - Free!
Shepherdstown Public Library is now providing free
mobile hotspots for loan. Mobile hotspots allow anone to
connect to the internet from any wi-fi capable device - great
for working and attending classes from home.
Cell tower accessibility and a signed agreement
form are required.
Contact the library to check out a free hotspot for 3 weeks.

Virtual Book Reading and Signing


Daughters of Jubilation

by CATF Playwright, author and television writer

 Kara Lee Corthron


Tuesday, December 8

6:30 pm

at Four Seasons Books in Shepherdstown


 This event includes a virtual reading by the author and an interview by Hans Fogle.


This book, Kara's second young adult novel, can be ordered from Four Seasons Books, and you can have your copy personalized and autographed by Kara.

Autographed books can be picked up from Four Seasons Books or mailed after December 8.


Presented by CATF in partnership with Four Seasons Books.








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WE’VE GOT YOU COVERED!  In order to protect our patrons and staff, we will be quarantining all returned books for 4 days BEFORE we check them in so they will stay on your record for those extra four days after you put them in the book drop.


PLEASE DON’T WORRY!  We are not charging

fines for the foreseeable future and if we make a mistake, please call and let us know.

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