Listed below are services and links of special interest to teachers and students in West Virginia.
Created from the collections of the Library of Congress, this kid friendly website offers a fun learning experience for all.
Book Awards and Reading Lists
Deposit and Rotating Collections
Rotating and Deposit Collections can expand your public or school library's offerings of new, expensive or emerging formats while also allowing your library to broaden its collections in special genres. With help from the Library Commission's collections and specialists, rotating and deposit collections are tailored to your library's specific needs. Have your School Media Specialist or local public library Librarian contact us.
Letters about Literature (LAL) is a national reading and writing promotion program for young readers sponsored by the Center for the Book in the Library of Congress and presented in partnership with participating affiliate state centers for the book.
Search State Library Services and/or Archives and History Library, a Division of Culture and History, collections.
Online Databases and Resources
The West Virginia Library Commission subscribes to many electronic resources that can be used by students and/or teachers. Please contact your local public library or the Library Commission for access information.
Summer Reading Program
West Virginia Center for the Book was established in 2001 as an affiliate of the Center for the Book at the Library of Congress. It's mission is to promote and celebrate the State's rich literary heritage.
The West Virginia Center for the Book brings the national Center’s
message of the importance of books and reading to audiences statewide.
The center actively works within West Virginia to highlight the unique
literary heritage that abounds from the earliest story tellers to the
recent novelists, the center celebrates all West Virginia writers and
place related books. West Virginia Center for the Book sponsors book
festivals, author readings and other events that celebrate books and