Locations & Hours

Main Library

MON - THU 9 a.m. - 7 p.m.
FRI 9 a.m. - 6 p.m.
SAT 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
SUN closed

Damascus Library

MON, WED, FRI 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
TUE & THU 11 a.m. - 7 p.m.
SAT 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.
SUN closed

Glade Spring Library

MON closed
TUE & THU 11 a.m. - 7 p.m.
WED & FRI 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
SAT 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.
SUN closed

Hayters Gap Library

MON closed
TUE & THU 11 a.m. - 7 p.m.
WED & FRI 11 a.m. - 5 p.m.
SAT 9am - 1 p.m.
SUN closed

Mendota Library

MON closed
TUE - THU 11 a.m. - 7 p.m.
FRI closed
SAT 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.
SUN closed


Job Opening

Position: Head of Technical Services

Location: Washington County Public Library, Main library, Abingdon, VA

Deadline: Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until position is filled.


The Washington County Public Library (WCPL) seeks an innovative and collaborative team leader as its Technical Services Librarian.  This person assures that the department executes tasks according to nationally accepted cataloging standards and works well in a close team environment.   This position includes planning, developing and coordinating services and resources related to cataloging, classification and physical preparation of materials for use by patrons. The ability to work collaboratively as a member of an integrated library system consortium is essential. As a member of the library’s team of eight professional librarians, the successful candidate will be a part of the administrative team and will participate in systems administration, public service and collection development activities.

Washington County Public Library has five branches; over forty full and part-time staff. The library’s collection is 142,851, the materials budget is $170,000+ , and approximately 20,000 items are added and withdrawn each year.  WCPL is a member of the library consortium, Holston Associated Library (HAL), which uses Innovative Interface’s Sierra ILS.

The Washington County Public Library is located in the highlands of Southwest Virginia with ready access to outdoor and cultural activities and direct access to interstate highways. The main library is located in the historic town of Abingdon, population, 9,000. Abingdon is home to a nationally-known equity theatre. USA Today ranks Abingdon as one of the Best Art Towns and Best Places to Retire. WCPL has a strong commitment to customer service and is dedicated to meeting the needs of a culturally diverse population.





Salary Range: $36,888 to $41,334 plus an excellent benefit package 

To Apply: Submit letter of application and resume to Dianne Lester, dlester@wcpl.net.  

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