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Last Week of Storytime 2019

Poca Library- Children’s Christmas Crafts

Stop by with the kids on Thursday, December 12 from 11:00am – 7:00pm to do a free Christmas craft at the Poca Library.
Remember, this library closes for lunch between 4:00 – 4:45 on this day, so plan accordingly.

Old-Fashioned Christmas Party

Join us for an old-fashioned Christmas party! We’ll make vintage crafts, have retro refreshments, and listen to all the Christmas songs you grew up listening to, at the Main Library on Thursday, December 12 from 5:30 – 7:00pm.

Buffalo Library- Make Birdhouses for our Feathered Friends

Join Ms. Shelly in learning about how birds survive the winter, and make a special bird feeder to help them overwinter in your yard.
This will be at the Buffalo Library on Thursday, December 12 at 6:00, and all ages are welcome.

Hurricane Library- Crafty Christmas Week for Kids

December 16 – 20 is a full week of Christmas Crafts for Kids at the Hurricane Library. Stop by any time throughout the week to make a special craft or two for the holidays.
Remember, this branch closes for lunch, so check our website for available hours.

Sit n’ Stitch at Main

Join other fabric and yarn lovers at the Putnam Library for our Sit n’ Stitch group on Tuesday, December 17 at 5:30 pm, or Saturday, December 21 at 11:00 am. All skill levels and types are welcome, including crochet, knitting, embroidery, and more.

Buffalo Library- Teen Crafts

Teens are invited to craft with us Thursday, December 19 6:00-7:00. Make gifts for those on your list or for yourself! Hot cocoa and cookies will be served!


Main Branch Hours

Monday: 9 AM - 7 PM

Tuesday: 9 AM - 7 PM

Wednesday: 9 AM - 7 PM

Thursday: 9 AM - 7 PM

Friday: 9 AM - 5 PM

Saturday: 9 AM - 5 PM

Sunday: 1 PM - 5 PM

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

Dr. Sam Sentelle, President, Hurricane

Judie Sydenstricker, Treasurer, Scott Depot

Clinton "Bud" Beaver, 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.

2019 meeting dates:

February 5

April 2

June 4

August 6

October 1

December 3

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