National 4-H Week / Month Exhibition held at Clarksburg / Harrison, West Virginia Public Library | New
CLARKSBURG, Va. (WV News) – The Clarksburg / Harrison Library is hosting an exhibit hosted by Harrison County WVU 4-H Extension for National 4-H Week / Month.
The exhibit features projects and artwork made by members of 4-H in Harrison County with a combination of digital archives and artwork and physical projects.
âIt’s an exhibit of various things related to Harrison County 4-H. Some of it is an exhibit of 4-H projects, so there are digital projects – that’s what most are – some are posters they created, other parts of their projects, âsaid Samantha Williams, Harrison County WVU 4-H extension agent.
âSome of them did ‘This is 4-H’ so they make a clover the way they want to make a clover, so they get very tricky and use their creative side with that. the various projects that our 4-H members completed this past year, âsaid Williams.
The purpose of the exhibit is to present to the public what the members of 4-H have been up to recently and the things they have learned.
âI think it’s a good way to show the audience all the different projects and different parts that we come up with as 4-H,â said Williams.
âRight now, it’s actually National 4-H Week. It’s celebrated nationally from October 3-9 this year. So we have the library signage just for people to come in. and outgoing can kind of see what our members are doing, âsaid Williams. .
Exhibits at the Clarksburg / Harrison Public Library feature pieces that encourage those interested in signing up for 4-H.
âWe just started the 4-H New Year on October 1, so we’re also accepting registration from anyone who is interested,â said Williams.
4-H operations have been affected by the pandemic, but that hasn’t stopped the WVU 4-H Extension Service from continuing to keep its members engaged.
âSince the start of the pandemic, countless youth organizations have experienced a reduction in membership / participation. The WVU Extension Service 4-H program has made many online activities and workshops available to youth. young people across the state to keep them engaged in a lifelong learning environment, âsaid Doris Dean, West Virginia 4-H All Star and former president of the Harrison County 4-H Leaders’ Association, in a press release .
âHarrison County 4-H has also provided its youth with access to virtual Zoom camps, meetings and a number of other online and home activities,â Dean said.
The exhibition will be on display until October 16.