Summers County Public Library

Summers County Public Library

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201 Temple Street, Hinton WV • Phone 304.466.4490 • Fax 304.466.5260


Policies and services

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Book Discussion

Summer Reading Program


Value of Library Services

Adult Literacy Program

Business Survey

West Virginia Library Commission

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Business Survey

Summers County Adult Education

  • A second chance for an education for adults in Summers County.
  • A program of study for individual needs.
  • A comfortable surrounding designed for adults.
  • A free class open 12 months a year for student convenience.
  • A stepping stone to more education, self-confidence, and a better future.
  • A growing program serving more adults each year.

The program features:

  • One-to-one instruction
  • WV High School Equivalency Diploma test preparation
  • Adult interest-level textbooks
  • Supportive services for entry into higher education
  • Trained reading & math instructors
  • Tutoring in English as a Second Language
  • Group evening classes
  • Job skills and career exploration


 Transition to Postsecondary

This program supports residents in their efforts to further their education either through college or vocational training. The staff helps students identify appropriate programs, assists them with the application process, and assists in locating, applying for, and securing financial assistance. For those enrolled in post-secondary classes, the program offers tutoring and helps students locate resources within the educational institution. 

Hours of class:

Evening Classes: Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays 4pm to 8pm

Daytime Classes: Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, 11am to 2pm

One-to-one instruction available by appointment.

Contact: Shalom Tazewell or Jared Bailey at 304-466-4490              

Contact: John Vuolo for Career Guidance and Postsecondary Goals at 304-466-4490

Call for an appointment


Non-Discrimination Notice

The Summers County Adult Education program is committed to the policy that all persons shall have equal access to its programs, facilities, and services without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, marital status, disability, or sexual orientation.

The Summers County Adult Education program does not discriminate in admission to its programs, services, or activities, in access to them, in treatment of individuals with disabilities, or in any aspect of their operations. The program also does not discriminate in its hiring or employment practices.

It is the policy of the Summers County Adult Education program to provide, on a flexible and individualized basis, reasonable accommodations to students who have disabilities that may affect their ability to participate in class activities or to meet class requirements. Students with disabilities are encouraged to contact Shalom Tazewell to discuss their individual needs for accommodations.


This page was last updated on December 13, 2016.