Libraries in West Virginia

 

Libraries in West Virginia are educational and fun for the whole family. We provide you with a quick and easy way to find all the West Virginia library locations near you. Just choose a city from the list below or select a library on the map to see detailed listings that include the addresses, contact information, websites and more for libraries in your local area.

About 47.26% of people who live in West Virginia use the libraries every year. About 45,339 West Virginians visit the library every day of whom 10,415 use the provided public internet access computers and 3,401 attend publicly funded programs for youth, young adult, and adults alike.


  • 303 Libraries
  • 1,327 Librarians
  • 4,822,399 Total Population
  • 2,278,903 Borrowers
  • 16,140,621 Visits
  • 61,656 Total Programs
  • $89,202,948 Cost To Run
  • 14,328,177 Books
  • 55,917 E-books
  • 546,957 Audio
  • 633,790 Videos
  • -606 Downloads
  • 3,727 Computers
  • 1,119,430 Hours Open
Information
YearLibraries
200376
200476
2005305
2006280
2007304
2008304
2009280
2010303
YearLibrarians
2003294
2004294
20051,149
20061,091
20071,161
20081,239
20091,239
20101,327
YearNumber of Books
20033,363,052
20043,290,934
200513,339,928
200612,514,224
200713,679,648
200814,002,785
200913,139,539
201014,328,177
YearRegistered Borrowers
2003-
2004-
2005-
20061,691,175
20072,026,636
20082,169,518
20091,951,428
20102,278,903
YearComputers
2003665
2004681
20052,823
20062,845
20073,168
20083,409
20093,363
20103,727
YearComputer Users
2003-
2004-
2005-
20063,479,650
20073,991,331
20084,077,817
20093,918,487
20103,707,888
YearPrograms
2003-
20049,632
200547,278
200647,130
200752,894
200854,891
200951,118
201061,656
YearProgram Attendance
2003-
2004223,281
2005908,673
2006928,867
20071,075,236
20081,167,794
20091,075,932
20101,210,733
YearCost to Run
200316,899,024
200416,762,105
200568,664,584
200667,604,353
200778,241,630
200883,357,017
200981,341,564
201089,202,948
YearNumber of Ebooks
2003192
2004165
2005220
2006140
2007-
2008274
200915,078
201055,917
YearNumber of Audio Units
200384,933
200488,959
2005389,469
2006374,598
2007455,578
2008478,892
2009463,389
2010546,957
YearNumber of Videos
200397,180
2004102,821
2005459,075
2006429,873
2007520,966
2008587,017
2009572,046
2010633,790
YearHours Open
2003282,386
2004273,078
20051,103,440
20061,024,972
20071,102,946
20081,116,466
20091,032,148
20101,119,430
YearPopulation
20031,208,571
20041,208,577
20054,764,987
20064,492,323
20074,835,970
20084,835,970
20094,490,277
20104,822,399