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Nitro Public Library, serving an area of 5,600 residents, has a collection of 19,800 books and periodicals; in addition, there are 1,100 CDs, records, cassettes and other audio materials, as well as 1,540 video items, such as DVDs and VHS tapes. Internet terminals are available for use by the general public.

Staffing consists of 3 employees, including one fully accredited librarian, plus volunteers. Annual expenditures on the library collection total $18,900. Patrons make 20,000 visits annually, and check out materials 58,000 times. Twenty-four percent of all check-outs are children's materials.

Location: 1700 Park Av., Nitro West Virginia 25143 Telephone 304-755-4432

Other Public Libraries nearby:
(Ashland) Boyd County Public Library
(Ironton) Briggs Lawrence County Public Library
(Washington Ch) Carnegie Public Library
(Chapmanville) Chapmanville Public Library
(Gallipolis) Dr. Samuel L. Bossard Memorial Library
(Gallipolis) Gallia County District Library

05/31 Coming to The Nitro 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.
Mountainfest Morgantown WV July24-28
Appalachian Festival Beckley WV August23-25 The 17th Annual Appalachian Festival is three big days packed with arts, crafts, entertainment, music, food and fun!
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West Virginia Italian Heritage Festival Clarksburg WV August30-September1 A special children's area and stage has been added to entertain the smaller children during the entire Festival, from Happy the Clown to magicians and music.