LIBRARY INFORMATION

HOURS

Monday 9 A.M. to 8 P.M.

We close at 5:00 on Mondays if there is no school due to inclement weather

or when staff is not available.

Please call first or check our Events page.

Tuesday & Thursday 12 to 5,

Wednesday & Friday - 9 A.M. to 5 P.M. &

Saturday 10 A.M. - 2 P.M.

 

Cell Phone use is prohibited inside the library.

Please turn off or silence ringers.

Step outside to talk on phone.

There is no public phone.

 

LIBRARY CARDS are free to West Virginia residents.

Out of state residents pay a $10.00 per year fee.

If a replacement set is needed there is a charge of $3.00.

Children must be 5 years old to receive a card.

Proof of residence and ID required.

Patrons are required to present their own library card to staff every time they check out library materials.

A patron can only have 1 library card in the NoRLN system.

Deposit books can only be checked out to Preston County Residents.

 

FINES & RETURNS

Each day materials are overdue a 10-cent fine is added to your account.

Fines for books on tape and videos are $1.00 per day.

Materials are never due on days the Library is closed.

Fines stop at $5.00 for each item.

We allow a 2-day grace period before fines begin.

There is a book drop next to the driveway-side door.

 

RENEWALS

All Library materials check out for 2 weeks (14 days).

Call the library at 329-1499 or go to our web site and renew online.

You need to have your library card handy for either type of renewal.

All materials are renewed for 14 days and can be renewed only two (2) times for a total of 6 weeks.

Items cannot be renewed if there is on hold for someone else, if the renewal limit (2x) is met, or if the items are overdue.

 

PATRON ACCOUNTS

All (Family linked) accounts system wide must be kept in good standing in order to use Library services. All books must be returned and fines paid in order to use the Internet & check out materials.

 

FREE INTERNET ACCESS

First time users must register at the circulation desk.

The Library has 6 public access computers and unlimited WIFI capabilities.

Users must sign in and out on the log sheet.

There is a 1-hour time limit on our workstations & a 4-hour limit on wireless.

Children under 12 years old must be accompanied by an adult at all times.

We also have 2 laptops that can be used by patrons of the Library.

Ask for a copy of the Library's Internet Policy or ask Staff for more Info.

 

COPY & FAX SERVICES

We can send or receive a fax for you. Our fax number is 329-1499.

It costs 35 cents per page to receive a fax. We send faxes at a charge of $2.50 for the first page and .50 for each additional page.

 

Our photocopies are .35 per page & can be double sided (70 cents).

We do not make color copies.

You are required to pay for all pages printed from the Internet.

 

We also have a microfilm reader/printer for public use. Copies are 35 cents each

 

PRESCHOOL STORY HOUR

Wednesday mornings during the school year at 10:00 A.M.

Check the Highlights newsletter or our web site EVENTS page for a schedule of events.

 

CHILDREN'S SUMMER ACTIVITY PROGRAM

Wednesday afternoons from the middle of June to the middle of August at 2 P.M.

We have activities for children ages 3-12.

Check the Highlights newsletter for scheduled events. We also have a Summer Reading program for children every year.

 

CHILDREN'S CHRISTMAS PARTY

LIMIT of 100 children

Usually held the last Saturday before Christmas at 10:00 A.M.

Pre-registration is required for Ages 0-12.

Sign-ups start the week of Thanksgiving.

 

BOOK SALES

We hold two book sales per year. One is held in June and one in December.

We accept donations of books and magazines all year round.

All books are reviewed when received.

Some placed in circulation, some sent to the sale and some are recycled.

 

INCOME TAX FORMS

We are given free tax forms by the federal and state of WV.

If we do not have the form you need, we can get it at a cost of 35-cents per page.

Go to irs.gov for free printable forms.

The library does not prepare individual income taxes, nor do we have control

of when the IRS sends them to us. Please call first 304-329-1499

 

AVAILABLE MATERIALS

We have magazines, DVDs, recorded books on CD, reference materials

and over 35,000 books in our collection.

We can get materials from other libraries in the NOrLN system.

Items sent from Morgantown Libraries are free while there may be a charge for return to other libraries.

There is a limit of 6 videos and 6 books on tape per adult card only.

Contractors testing manuals and some other materials require a cash deposit.

Although our library does not have e-books we can put you in touch with two free resources that offer e-materials in our area.

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