Greenbrier County Library
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Mountain Library Network
LOCATION
152 Robert W. McCormick Drive, Lewisburg, WV 24901
NORMAL HOURS
SUNDAY - MONDAY
1 p.m. - 5 p.m.

TUESDAY - THURSDAY
9 a.m. - 9 p.m.

FRIDAY

9 a.m. - 7 p.m.

SATURDAY
9 a.m. - 2 p.m.
PHONE NUMBERS
PHONE:  304-647-7568
FAX:      304-647-7569
E-MAIL
greenbrier.library@mail.mln.lib.wv.us
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Library Services
Reading Areas --
The Greenbrier County Library offers several reading areas throughout our library.  Beyond the main reading area, located near the windows  across from our main, upper level entrance, there are reading areas in the Juvenille and Young Adult areas as well as in the north-east and south-east corners of the building.

Reference Materials --
We offer reference books, such as encyclopedias, dictionaries, pricing guides, maps, atlases, and many local history.  These materials may be used for research on site or photocopied, but may not be checked out. 

Notary Public --

The Greenbrier County Library normally has three notary publics available during normal business hours before 5 p.m.  There is no fee for notarizing at the Greenbrier County Library.

Local History Room --

Our new facility contains a local history room in which we have our reference collection of books pertaining to the history of our part of the state.  It is not the most extensive collection and there is limited genealogical material within it.  Anything that we do not have on hand is likely to be found at the Greenbrier County Historical Society, located in the North House Museum, just down the hill from our facility.  As with all of our reference materials, the books in our Local History Room may not be checked out.

Tax Forms --
We offer State & Federal tax forms on-site during tax season.  If there you need forms that we do not have on hand, we are able to print them from the IRS website in most cases.

FAX Service--
For sending FAXes we do charge $2 for the first page and $1 for each additional page.  For receiving FAXes, we charge $1 per page with a ceiling of $4.  You can therefore receive as many FAXed pages as necessary, but we will only charge up to $4.

Photo Copier
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We charge $.25 per photocopied page.

Laser printing
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We charge $.10 fee per page and can print in black & white only.

Inter Library Loans
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The Greenbrier County Public Library participates in an Interlibrary Loan service in order to obtain materials not available in our collection.  This service depends on the generosity of public and academic libraries across the state.  For security reasons interlibrary loan materials must be signed out from the front desk. In order to receive this privilege the borrower agrees to:  1.  Accept responsibility for materials between signing out and signing in. This includes cost of damage to or loss of borrowed item. 2. Return the materials by the date due marked on the interlibrary loan slip. Not returning materials to the lending library on time may jeopardize our ability to continue receiving interlibrary loan services from that library. Please make every effort to return this material by the due date.  Please note: Borrowers may be required to have a valid library card with the MLN system in order to check out Interlibrary Loan materials.

Computer/Internet Access -- 
The GCPL offers computer and internet access free of charge.  Patrons are given a 1 hour time limit for computer usage, however we do not ask patrons to relinquish their computers unless we have other patrons waiting to use them.  We also offer wireless internet access in 1 hour, 2 hour or 4 hour time increments.  To use this free service, patrons must provide their own wireless capable laptop computer and ask to use the service at our circulation desk.  Staff will then provide a wireless access login and password for the requested amount of time.  Patrons will then have 24 hours in which to use that alotted amount of time.  If more time is needed, another session can be requested, free of charge.

Basic Computer Class --
This class is offered the first Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday of each month, from 10 a.m. to noon.  The class is free.  Please call ahead to register.

Videos /DVDs --
We offer both popular release movies as well as children's movies. Primarily our collection is available on VHS tape, though our DVD collection is growing.

Paperback Book Exchange --
You can bring in a paperback book and take one from our exchange section.  Please note: If there is a colored dot and a library spine label on the spine of the book you are taking, that is not an exchange book, but is part of our collection and must be checked out.

Audio Books --
We offer a wide selection of books on tape, CD and now audio books for download to your personal player through the WV Reads program.  See the staff for more details. 

eBooks --
Through the WV Reads program, we offer a selection of eBooks for download to your reading device.  Whether it's your laptop, an iPad, Kindle or Nook, GCPL has a selection of eBooks that are compatible with your reading device.  See the staff for more details.

Literacy Tutoring 
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We offer literacy tutoring through the Greenbrier County Literacy through Libraries.  To schedule literacy tutoring, please call Cherrie Davis, Literacy Through Libraries coordinator, at Ronceverte Public Library at 647-7400.

Story Hour --
From September through May, the Greenbrier County Library library has a weekly Story Hour program.  During Story Hour, children in our two different age groups are read stories by our library staff, then they do crafts and afterward have snack time and are able to check out books as well.  Our Story Hour groups and times are as follows:  For 3 to 5 year olds, Story Hour takes place in our downstairs multi-purpose room from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m.; for 2 to 3 year-olds Story Time takes place in our children's area in the upstairs main floor from 10:30 a.m. to 11 a.m.

Adult Book Discussion --
The library adult book discussion group, "To Be Continued..." meets the second Tuesday of each month.  Please pick up the each month's discussion book, available at the desk.