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Marion County Public Library

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Marion County Public Library, serving an area of 58,000 residents, has a collection of 105,000 books and periodicals; in addition, there are 3,900 CDs, records, cassettes and other audio materials, as well as 7,200 video items, such as DVDs and VHS tapes. Internet terminals are available for use by the general public.

Staffing consists of 17 employees, of whom 2 are fully accredited librarians, plus volunteers. The system comprises one central library and 2 branch libraries. Annual expenditures on the library collection total $132,000. Patrons make 138,000 visits annually, and check out materials 210,000 times. Thirty percent of all check-outs are children's materials.

Location: 321 Monroe St., Fairmont West Virginia 26554 Telephone 304-366-1210

Other Public Libraries nearby:
(Bridgeport) Bridgeport Public Library
(West Union) Doddridge County Public Library
(Waynesburg) Eva K Bowlby Public Library
(Carmichaels) Flenniken Public Library
(Weston) Louis Bennett Public Library
(Fairmont) Marion County Public Library

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