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The mission of the Upshur County Public Library is to provide lifelong learning opportunities to this rural county by connecting people with information. All ages have access to a varied, balanced current collection of materials in formats appropriate for their level. Access to high speed internet connections and evolving technologies to meet changing informational needs in a pleasant, secure environment is provided. Residents will have access to the information needed to make informed life choice decisions. We support intellectual freedom through the Library Bill of Rights.

Library Staff

Staff Member Position
Paul Norko Director
Beth Rogers Assistant Director
Connie Cutright Business Manager
Karen Heater Circulation Supervisor/Cataloging
Bobbi Long Circulation Supervisor/Children’s Programming, ILL
Holly Tunning Canfield Circulation
Rebecca Ball Circulation
Brandon Trawick Circulation

Library Board

Board Member Position
Linda Riegel  
Carol J. Smith Secretary/Treasurer
Katie Loudin  
John Haymond  
Kenna Leonard Board President

The Board of Directors of the Upshur County Public Library is composed of five members serving staggered five-year terms. The members are appointed in alternate years by the Upshur County Board of Education and the Upshur County Commission. Library Board meetings are typically held on the third Wednesday of each month at 4:00 p.m. at the library, but may be rescheduled. Board members may be contacted c/o Upshur County Public Library, 1150 Route 20 South Rd, Buckhannon, WV 26201.