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COVID-19 For Your Information: Resources from Putnam County Health Department about Coronavirus (COVID-19)



Holiday Closure

All Putnam Library locations will be closed beginning Thursday for the holiday. Regular hours will resume on Monday, November 30th.

Introducing Dial-a-Story!

Call this toll-free number anytime to hear a story from your local librarians! 800-576-9890 Selections will be added and changed frequently, so be sure to call back to hear what’s new. No internet required!

Putnam Library Live This Week- Nov 23rd

It’s a short week for us, but we have some good things planned! All Putnam Library locations will be closed beginning Thursday, but open again next Monday. In the meantime, tune into our Tuesday and Wednesday morning Story Times at 10 am, or try our new Dial-A-Story! Just call 800-576-9890 and choose from the prompts to hear us read you a story anytime!

Online Resources

Check out these resources for research, learning a language, getting help from a tutor, and more!

Putnam Library at Home


Main Branch Hours

Hours and services may be limited due to COVID-19 safety guidelines. Please call your branch if you have any questions.

Monday: 9am-7pm

Tuesday: 9am-7pm

Wednesday: 9am-5pm

Thursday: 9am-7pm

Friday: 9am-5pm

Saturday: 10am-2pm

Sunday: CLOSED

Branch Library Hours are listed on the About page of the website. 

Contact us: 304-757-7308


Go to Catalog Search in order to log-in to your library account online. 


Inclement Weather Policy:

If Putnam County Schools are closed due to snow—the Putnam County Libraries open at 12:00 noon.  If the schools are on a two- hour delay—we will open at 9:00 a.m. All library programs will be cancelled if schools are closed.

Board Members & Meetings

Clinton "Bud" Beaver, President, Hurricane

Judie Sydenstricker, Treasurer, Scott Depot

Dr. Sam Sentelle, Hurricane

Linda Erwin, Eleanor

Veronica "Dale" Parkins, Poca

The Putnam County Library Board of Trustees meets the 1st Tuesday of every other month at the Main Library at 9 am.

2020 meeting dates:

February 4

April 7- meeting canceled

June 2

August 4

October 6

December 1- meeting canceled

The Agenda is posted at the Main Library Front Desk 5 business days before the meeting.