Summers County Public Library

Summers County Public Library

Mountain libraries elevate minds!

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


Policies and services

Search for a book

Book Discussion

Summer Reading Program


Value of Library Services

Adult Literacy Program

West Virginia Library Commission

 Magazines & Newspapers Online (EBSCO)

 Standardized Test Practice

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2014 - 2015 Library Statistics

Between July 1, 2014 and June 30, 2015:
  • 30,670 people came to the Library and Bookmobile during the 3,392 hours they are open annually

  • 1,588 items were added to our collection

  • 27,433 books, videos, books on tape, etc. were checked out

  • 653 books, videos, books on tape, etc. were borrowed from other libraries through interlibrary loan for use by our patrons

  • 2,078 people attended one of the 193 programs sponsored by the Library

  • 100 people were served by LAMP*, the Library's adult education program, 16 of whom passed the GED. 

  • 6,286 people signed up to use one of the Library's 8 public access computers and 1,105 used the Library's WiFi

  • 3,411 people attended on of the 283 programs sponsored by the Library

  • 885 children took part in the 62 children's programs offered by the Library

  • Librarians answered 1,716 reference questions

The Library:

  • Employs 2 full time and 3 part time librarian

The Library has:

  • 21,824 books

  • 408 books on tape or CD

  • 1,002 videos/DVD's

  • 62,676 e- & e-audio books

  • 14 database subscriptions

  • 4,565 card carrying patrons

The Library's operating budget = $196,485

*LAMP is the Library's Adult Basic Education program. Operating funds for this program are not included in the Library operating funds. LAMP is funded by a $47,000 grant from the West Virginia Department of Education. Three part time people are employed by LAMP.

This page was last updated on November 21, 2015.