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Finding the Ohio County Public Library



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Ohio County Public Library
52 16th St., Wheeling, WV

Approaching on I-70 from the east


➤ Take exit 1B (WV 2 and US 250 South). Stay in the right lane and Take 16th St. Exit.
➤ Make left turn at first opportunity (Wood St). Go one block, turn right on to 17th St.
➤ Go two blocks on 17th to Eoff St (pronounced OAF), prepare to turn right. The Library is across the street on your right and the driveway to the library parking lot will be immediately across the street. Alternatively, there is a second parking lot on the left side of Eoff St., about 100 feet from the intersection.

Approaching from the east on I-470 by-pass


This may be easier than staying on I-70.

➤ Follow I-470 to Exit 1.
➤ Go right at the exit follow the on-ramp to Rt. 2 North.
➤ Stay in the right lane on Rt. 2 and immediately take the next exit for 18th St.
➤ Get in the left lane on the exit. You will be on Eoff St. The Library is on the left at the corner of 17th and Eoff St. Our parking lot entrance is the first left, immediately following the 17th Street intersection.

Approaching from the south on W. Va. Rt. 2


➤ Once in Wheeling, take the 18th St. exit.
➤ Get in the left lane on the exit. You will be on Eoff St. The library parking lot entrance is on the left at the corner of 17th and Eoff.

Approaching from west on I-70


➤ Take the I-470 bypass near St. Clairsville, Ohio.
➤ Take Exit 1 and follow signs for Route 2 North.
➤ When you get on Rt. 2, stay in the right lane.
➤ Stay in the right lane on Rt. 2 and immediately take the next exit for 18th St.
➤ Get in the left lane on the exit. You will be on Eoff St. The Library is on the left at the corner of 17th and Eoff St. Our parking lot entrance is the first left, immediately following the 17th Street intersection.

If you stay on I-70 coming from the West: 
➤ Take West Virginia exit 1 (at the end of the bridge, just before the tunnel - exit is for Main St. Wheeling, Rt. 2 and Rt. 250 South) and bear right when you leave the exit ramp.
➤ You will be on Main St. - Follow Main St. for 5 blocks to 16th St.
➤ Turn left on 16th St. and get into the right lane on 16th St.
➤ You will pass Market St., then Chapline Street. The library will be on your right in the middle of the next block, between Chapline and Eoff. You must continue past the library, past the next cross street (Eoff St.) to Jacob St.
➤ Turn right on Jacob St., then turn right at 17th St. and continue back one block to Eoff St. and prepare to turn right. The entrance to the Library parking lot is immediately across the street from you.

Approaching on Ohio Rt. 7 or U.S. 250 from the north


➤ Get on I-70 East and get off on W. Va. Exit 1, at the end of the bridge. From there, see the instructions above.

Approaching from the north on W. Va. Rt. 2


➤ You will be on Main Street when you reach downtown Wheeling.
➤ Follow Main Street to 16th St. (5 blocks from the I-70 intersection) and turn left on 16th St. Get in the right lane.
➤ Follow 16th to the 4th intersection (Jacob St.) and turn right.
➤ Go one block to 17th St. and turn right.
➤ Go one block to Eoff St.
➤ Prepare to turn right, but instead cross the street to our parking lot entrance. The entrance to the Library parking lot is immediately across the street from you.

Approaching from the south on Ohio Rt. 7


➤ After passing through Bellaire, Ohio, take the exit for I-470 East.
➤ Take the W. Va. Rt. 2 North exit (Exit 1).
➤ When you get on Rt. 2, stay in the right lane.
➤ Get off at the first exit, for 18th St., and get in the left lane. You will be on Eoff St. The library parking lot entrance is on the left at the corner of 17th and Eoff.

Parking


The main lot is behind the building and can be approached only on Eoff Street (which is one way on that block with traffic heading north only).
➤  View Google Street View of main lot entrance. 

The library has a second parking lot on Eoff Street, on the left, about the middle of the block.
➤  View Google Street View of side lot entrance

Ohio County Public Library Parking Lots, Wheeling Streets

➤ There may also be on-street parking on Eoff Street or 17th Street. This is metered parking from 9 am to 5 pm, Monday - Friday. 

➤ We regret that parking can be a problem, and both of our lots are at times completely filled by our patrons. Please do not park in the Northwood Health Systems lot. They do tow. 


Ohio County Public Library, 52-16th Street, Wheeling, West Virginia.
Above: The 16th Street entrance of the Ohio County Public Library, 52 16th St., Wheeling, WV.
➤ See Google Street View of 16th Street Entrance


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