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.

Main Library 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

Contact us:

Megan H. Tarbett, MLIS
Director, Putnam County Library
304-757-9680 (direct line)

Bethany Adkins, Programming and Marketing Coordinator

Renae Shingleton, Programming Coordinator-Branch Libraries

Vicki Meek, Local History/Genealogy/Reference Coordinator

Eve Dudis, Circulation Coordinator 

Jessica Parsons, Circulation/Technology Coordinator

Karrie Fankhanel, Collection Development Coordinator

Buffalo Branch

Eleanor Branch

Hurricane Branch

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.

2021 meeting dates:

  • February 2
  • April 6
  • June 1
  • August 3
  • October 5
  • December 7

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