The West Virginia Division of Culture and History’s proposed Annual Work Program for its 2011-2012 Historic Preservation Program is now available for public review and comment. The work program describes the activities and programs the State Historic Preservation Office (SHPO) will undertake to assist communities and residents in preserving the physical evidence of the state’s history.

Copies of the proposed work program have been made available to one or more public libraries in each of the state’s 55 counties. The plan also may be reviewed at the SHPO at the Culture Center, State Capitol Complex, 1900 Kanawha Blvd., E., Charleston, WV 25305-0300. In addition, the plan is posted on the Division’s website at

Those who review the proposed work program may submit comments by completing a “Work Program Comment Form” (also available at public libraries and the website) and returning it to Susan M. Pierce, director of the SHPO, at the Culture Center’s address above or by sending her an e-mail at The deadline for public comment is Aug. 31, 2011.

For more information, contact Pamela Brooks, grants coordinator for the SHPO, at (304) 558-0240, ext. 720. A list of public libraries in each of the state’s 55 counties is attached.

The West Virginia Division of Culture and History is an agency within the West Virginia Department of Education and the Arts with Kay Goodwin, Cabinet Secretary. The Division, led by Commissioner Randall Reid-Smith, brings together the past, present and future through programs and services focusing on archives and history, arts, historic preservation and museums. For more information about the Division’s programs, events and sites, visit The Division of Culture and History is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

LIBRARY NAME                                            ADDRESS                                           CITY, STATE, ZIP
Putnam County Library                                 4219 State Route 34                          Hurricane, WV 25526 
Keyser-Mineral County Library                    105 N. Main St.                                  Keyser, WV 26726 
Shepherdstown Public Library                     German & King Sts.                           Shepherdstown, WV 25443 
Kingwood Public Library                              205 W. Main St.                                 Kingwood, WV 26557
Greenbrier County Library                            310 Courtney Dr.                              Lewisburg, WV 24901 
Chapmanville Library                                    P.O.  Box 4586, 6115 Vance St.     Chapmanville, WV 25508
Boone-Madison Library                                375 Main St.                                       Madison, WV 25130 
McClintic Public Library                               Rt. 2 Box 52G                                    Marlinton, WV 24954 
Martinsburg-Berkeley County Library          101 W. King St.                                  Martinsburg, WV 25401 
Tyler County Library                                     P.O. Box 124/Main & Broad Sts.      Middlebourne, WV 26149
Hardy County Library                                   102 N. Main St.                                 Moorefield, WV 26836
Morgantown Public Library                          373 Spruce St.                                  Morgantown, WV 26505                                                                                                                           
City-County Library                                       700 Fifth St.                                        Moundsville, WV 26401 
New Martinsville Library                               160 Washington St.                           New Martinsville, WV 26155
Fayette County Library                                  531 Summit St.                                  Oak Hill, WV 25901 
Parkersburg/Wood County Library              3100 Emerson Ave.                           Parkersburg, WV 26104
Grant County Library                                    18 Mt. View St.                                  Petersburg, WV 26847 
Philippi Public Library                                   102 South Main St.                           Philippi, WV 26416 
Wyoming County Library                             PO Box 130/ Castle Rock Ave.        Pineville, WV 24874                                                                      
Mason County Library                                  508 Viand St.                                     Pt. Pleasant, WV 25550 
Jackson County Library                                 208 N. Church St.                             Ripley, WV 25271 
Hampshire County Library                           153 W. Main St.                                 Romney, WV 26757                                                          
Sistersville Public Library                              518 Wells St.                                      Sistersville, WV 26175
Roane County Library                                   110 Parking Plaza                             Spencer, WV 25276 
Pleasants County Library                              101 Lafayette St.                                St. Marys, WV 26170
Summersville Public Library                         85 Scenic Highway                           Summersville, WV 26651
Buffalo Creek Memorial Library                   511 East McDonal Ave.                    Man, WV 25635 
Sutton Public Library                                     450 4th St., #C                                    Sutton, WV 26601     
Mountaintop Public Library                          PO Box 217/Grant St.                       Thomas, WV 26292 
Monroe County Library                                Box 558/Rt. 219                                Union, WV 24983  
Webster-Addison Public Library                  331 So. Main St.                               Webster Springs, WV 26288
Mary H. Weir Library                                    3442 Main St.                                   Weirton, WV 26062
McDowell County Library                            90 Howard St.                                   Welch, WV 24801                                                           
Brooke County Library                                  945 Main St.                                      Wellsburg, WV 26070 
Doddridge County Library                            117 Court St.                                     West Union, WV 26456 
Louis Bennett Public Library                         148 Court Ave.                                 Weston, WV 26452 
Ohio County Library                                     52 16th St.                                           Wheeling, WV 26003 
Raleigh County Library                                 Box 1876, 22 N. Kanawha St.          Beckley, WV 25801 
Morgan County Library                                 210 Fairfax St.                                    Berkeley Springs, WV  25411 
Craft Memorial Library                                  600 Commerce St.                             Bluefield, WV 24701
Upshur County Library                                 Rt. 6, Box 480                                    Buckhannon, WV 26201 
Kanawha County Library                              123 Capitol St.                                   Charleston, WV 25301                                                          
Clarksburg-Harrison Public Library              404 W. Pike St.                                 Clarksburg, WV 26301 
Clay County Library                                      PO Box 60                                         Clay, WV 25043                                             
Mingo County Library                                   PO Box 10, Helena Ave.                  Delbarton, WV 25670
Dora B. Woodyard Library                           340 Mulberry St.                                Elizabeth, WV 26143
Elkins-Randolph Library                                416 Davis Ave.                                  Elkins, WV 26241
Marion County Library                                  321 Monroe St.                                  Fairmont, WV 26554                                                   
Pendleton County Library                             PO Box 519, 504 Main St.                Franklin, WV 26807
 Gilmer County Library                                  214 Walnut St.                                   Glenville, WV 26351
 Taylor County Library                                   200 Beech St.                                     Grafton, WV 26354
 Calhoun County Library                               PO Box 918, Mill St., N.                    Grantsville, WV 26147
 Hamlin-Lincoln County Library                   7999 Lynn Ave.                                 Hamlin, WV 25523
 Ritchie County Library                                  130 N. Court St.                                 Harrisville, WV 26262
 Summers County Library                              201 Temple St.                                   Hinton, WV 25951
 Cabell County Library                                   455 9th St.                                           Huntington, WV 25701
 Wayne County Library                                  1200 Oak St.                                      Kenova, WV 25530