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Notice​LIBRARY CLOSED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE DUE TO CONCERNS OVER THE POTENTIAL SPREAD OF THE CORONAVIRUS

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Library Closed Until Further Notice

COVID-19

Until further notice,  the Ohio County Public Library is closed, effective Sunday, March 15, 2020, due to concerns over the potential spread of the Coronavirus (COVID-19). 

Ohio County Public Library Response
➤ Local and National COVID-19 Resources
COVID-19 Testing Sites in the WV Northern Panhandle
COVID-19 Cases and Deaths Statewide
➤ Internet Access While the Library is Closed

For our most up-date-date information on the COVID-19 situation in the Wheeling area and West Virginia, visit:
➤ ohiocountylibrary.org/covid/

Census 2020 - Ohio County Counts!

CENSUS 2020

The census impacts every resident in Ohio County. Responding to the census is our civic duty (the U.S. Constitution mandates it!) and affects the allocation of funding for Ohio County’s public resources, how we plan for the future, and how our voice is heard in government. 

Visit our Census 2020 section to learn more

Document Center

OCPL Document Center

Here you'll find downloadable .pdf files and .docs arranged in a familiar explorer/finder arrangement. Find files easily and quickly by expandable folders, from programming calendars to Lunch With Books handouts, Library policies, historical documents, worksheets, and more. 

Visit the OCPL Document Center

Photo Gallery

Event and Historical Photos

Want to know what goes on in the Library? Take a look at past events and exhibits in our photo gallery. 

OCPL Photo Gallery

OCPL Blog

OCPL Blog

Sometimes our staff members write stories about the Library and our collections. And now we have a blog for that!

Visit the OCPL Blog

OCPL Photo

About the Library

The OCPL opened as the “Wheeling Public Library” on October 12, 1882, but the foundations of a Library in Wheeling date back to as far as 1807. 

➤ OCPL Mission Statement
A History of the Library in Wheeling

Apple on books

Library Policies

➤ General Policies
➤ Materials Donation Policy
Local History Collection Development Policy

OCPL Staff

OCPL Staff

➤ Staff Directory
➤ Board of Trustees
➤ Job Openings

 

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