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FY2025 GIA Application
FY2025 GIA Application now available....read more
2022 Statistical Report
West Virginia Library Commission 2022 Statistical Report is now available for viewing. This data is collected annually from the state's public libraries to meet the requirements of WV state code and Institute of Museum and Library Services....read more
Challenges of the Global Village and the Ties that Bind
Challenges of the Global Village and the Ties that Bind...read more
2022 National Book Festival
The Library of Congress National Book Festival is an annual event held at the Washington Convention Center this Labor Day weekend, September 3....read more
2022 West Virginia Author Project Contest
The West Virginia Center for the Book is pleased to join in the announcement of a local author contest for independently published adult and young adult fiction eBooks...read more
2022 WV Fiction Competition
Open for more information on submissions, prizes, and competition events featuring 2022 Appalachian Heritage Writer-in-Residence Barbara Kingsolver....read more
2022 National Library Workers Day
Tuesday, April 5, is National Library Workers Day. The Library Commission would like to recognize the hard work of library workers statewide. If you would too, nominate a stellar West Virginia librarian here...read more
National Library Week 2022: Connect with Your Library
Read for ways to "Connect with Your Library" this National Library Week, April 3-9, 2022!...read more
Black History Month Online Resources at the Library Commission
Learn or teach about Black Americans throughout U.S. history and culture with resources from the West Virginia Library Commission....read more
One Book One West Virginia Selection for Black History Month 2022
The West Virginia Library Commission and the West Virginia Center for the Book have announced the One Book One West Virginia selection for Black History Month 2022...read more
2021 WV Family Read Week
​West Virginia Family Read Week, set for November 14-20, 2021, is the perfect time for families to visit their local library and read a book together. WVLC and Public Libraries across the state encourage families to use this week to celebrate the benefits...read more
2021 Appalachian Heritage Writer-in-Residence Schedule - Marie Manilla, 2021 WV Common Read Author
Teachers across the state will soon be able to hear WV Common Read author Marie Manilla, whose novel The Patron Saint of Ugly is the 2021 One Book One West Virginia selection. Marie Manilla will be in Shepherdstown participating in a series of events...read more
Cabell County Receives National Medal for Library and Museum Services
The West Virginia Library Commission Congratulates Cabell County Public Library Director Judy Rule, Staff, and Trustees on being awarded the 2021 National Medal for Library and Museum Services by the Institute of Library and Museum Services (IMLS). The...read more
One Book One West Virginia Virtual Book Discussion: Cavedweller
Join fellow West Virginians August 1 through the 15, 2020, as the West Virginia Center for the Book holds its first virtual book discussion. The group is discussing Cavedweller by Dorothy Allison...read more
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