Issuing Library Cards:


A patron must be at least 4 years of age to obtain a library card




**Library material circulates for 3 weeks


**Some Reference circulates for 7 days


**Deposit Books circulate for 7 days


**Renewal Limits:

          Audio - 2

          Books - 4

          Deposit -1

          DVD - 3

          Paperbacks - 4


May call library to renew material.


**Fines of $0.05 per day for late books and audio books.


**DVD's circulate for 3 days with a limit of 5 per checkout


**DVD fines are $0.50 per day


**Lost material will require a replacement fee.


Interlibrary Loans:

Titles that are not available at our library, may be available from other libraries in WV.

**There is a charge for postage. Check with staff

Library Material Available:

**Fiction & Non-Fiction Books available for Children - Adult


**Paperbacks exchange collections of romance, western, mystery, science fiction, & general fiction rotate with NO time limit.


**Audio Books - Available in CDs.


**DVDs - Material checks out for 3 days. Limit of 5.


Additional Information Access Available:


**Ancestry Library - Free access available in Library


**The Parsons Advocate, on CD and Micro Film


**Tax Forms available, through the IRS Tax Forms Outlet Program (TFOP)

**FAFSA Forms


** WVInfoDepot



Courtesy of WV Reads


Meeting/Conference Room

(Located in our expansion and available to rent)

Rental Cost $25.00 for Private functions, payable upon approval of application..

There is no charge for Non-Profit and civic groups..
Donations are welcome from non-profit and civic groups.

Click HERE for application, meeting room policy and availability

Copier & Computer Printing

B&W Copies:

8.5 X 11 Copies = $0.25 per page
8.5 X 14 Copies = $0.25 per page
11 X 17 Copies = $0.25 per page

Color Copies:

8.5 X 11 = $1.00 per page

8.5 X 14 Copies = $2.00 per page
11 X 17 Copies = $2.00 per page


Scanning of documents is offered at no cost




Outgoing: $1.00 per page

Incoming: $1.00 per page

Notary Service

Identification is required at the time of service

Donations for service is appreciated.

AccuCut Machine

This machine cuts letters and shapes.


There is no cost to use the machine, only for the paper.


Public Computer Access with Internet

There are 8 public computers available for patrons in the library. (30 minute time limit when there are other patrons waiting)


Wireless Hotspot

Available free for your laptops, e-readers, tablets and all your mobile devices.


Login is required, See a staff member to obtain your login information and access point name.


Street Address:

301 Walnut Street

Parsons, WV 26287


Phone & Fax:

(304) 478-3880


Email the Librarian


Library Hours

September - May


8:30 a.m. - 6:30 p.m.

Tuesday - Friday

8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Saturday 9:00 a.m. - Noon


June, July & August



8:30 a.m. - 6:30 p.m.

Tuesday - Friday

8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Saturday 9:00 a.m. - Noon



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