Buckhannon West Virginia 26201
Upshur County Public Library, serving an area of 16,800 residents, has a collection of 84,000 books and periodicals; in addition, there are 1,200 CDs, records, cassettes and other audio materials, as well as 1,800 video items, such as DVDs and VHS tapes. Internet terminals are available for use by the general public.
Staffing consists of 7 employees, of whom 2 are fully accredited librarians, plus volunteers. The system comprises one central library and one branch library. Annual expenditures on the library collection total $39,000. Patrons make 69,000 visits annually, and check out materials 110,000 times. Twenty-seven percent of all check-outs are children's materials.
Other Public Libraries nearby:
(Weston) Louis Bennett Public Library
(Fairmont) Marion County Public Library
(Philippi) Philippi Public Library
(Terra Alta) Terra Alta Public Library
05/19 Coming to The Buckhannon area
West Virginia Strawberry Festival Buckhannon WV May15-19 The Festival is a unique, traditional celebration to promote the strawberry harvest. Enthusiastic volunteers provide good, family style entertainment that offers exciting educational and cultural events for everyone.
Shenandoah Valley Bach Festival Harrisonburg VA June9-16 The Shenandoah Valley Bach Festival is a week-long summer music festival devoted to promoting an appreciation and understanding of the music of Bach and a featured composer, country, era or people.
Mountainfest Morgantown WV July24-28
Upper Ohio Valley Italian Heritage Festival Wheeling WV July26-28 Bocce tournament, pasta exhibit, wine competition, entertainment.
Appalachian Festival Beckley WV August23-25 The 17th Annual Appalachian Festival is three big days packed with arts, crafts, entertainment, music, food and fun!