State Library Services at the West Virginia Library Commission was
established to help provide reference services, access to printed and/or
electronic materials and to online information to the state's citizens
We are open to the public Monday through Friday from 8:30 am until 5:00 pm. We provide public access computers
including access to federal and state government information and access
to a circulating collection. The State Library provides free library
cards for use by the citizens of West Virginia. Library materials and
resources may be checked out by library card holders.
ASK A LIBRARIAN is a service offered by the State Library Services reference librarians of the
to answer questions and fill the information
needs of the West Virginia General Assembly, state agencies and their
employees, and the citizens of West Virginia. Complete the form by clicking on the link above and
one of our reference librarians will answer your request as soon as
possible. The forms are checked periodically from 8 AM to 4:30 PM,
Monday through Friday. If you have not received a response within 2
business days, please call the reference desk at (304) 558-2045.
State Library Services is a federal document depository library. Library collections also include non-fiction, reference, and library science materials.
Additionally, the library holds a wide array of state newspapers and
subscriptions to several online databases. Click on the collections link
above for more information.