All WCPL locations will be closed on Wednesday, June 19 for Juneteenth.

Locations & Hours

Abingdon
276-676-6233

MON 9 a.m. - 8 p.m.
TUE 9 a.m. - 8 p.m.
WED 9 a.m. - 8 p.m.
THU 9 a.m. - 8 p.m.
FRI 9 a.m. - 6 p.m.
SAT 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
SUN 1 p.m. - 5 p.m.

Damascus
276-475-3820

MON closed
TUE 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
WED 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
THU 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
FRI 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
SAT 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
SUN closed

Glade Spring
276-429-5626

MON closed
TUE 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
WED 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
THU 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
FRI 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
SAT 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
SUN closed

Hayters Gap
276-944-4442

MON closed
TUE 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
WED 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
THU 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
FRI 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
SAT 9 a.m. -5 p.m.
SUN closed

Mendota
276-645-2374

MON closed
TUE 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
WED 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
THU 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
FRI 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
SAT 9 a.m. -5 p.m.
SUN closed

Public Law Library

Some books in Law Library

Our Washington County Public Law Library provides free access to books and databases. Law library books are in the Abingdon collection and the databases are available at our Abingdon, Damascus, Glade Spring, Hayters Gap, and Mendota locations.

Databases

LexisNexis

Case law, statutes and regulations. Legal news and law reviews.

LexisNexis is available with your library card.

LegalForms

Create accurate and reliable legal documents such as Power of Attorney, Divorce, Real Estate, etc. The documents are customizable and easy to use with a step-by-step approach.

LegalForms are available at all locations and can also be accessed from home using your library card.

Guide to Virginia Information Resources
(from the Virginia Association of Law Libraries Access to Justice Committee)

Need a Notary?

Free notary service is available at all locations. Please call ahead to make sure a notary is available.

Online Legal Resources

Virginia Legal Aid Society
Apply for legal help and get information about Elder Law, Employment Law, Family Law/Domestic Violence, etc.

Virginia Lawyer Referral Service
Virginia State Bar tool to find the right lawyer.

Code of Virginia
Free online access to the Code of Virginia.

Virginia Municipal Codes
Online and free access to municipal codes, including The Code of the Town of Abingdon.

Findlaw
Read articles on dozens of legal topics from arbitration to voting. Special section on Virginia laws.

Public Law Library Governance and Funding

An advisory committee from the legal community provides input on the Public Law Library collection and services. In accordance with the Code of Washington County Chapter 2 Article 4, the Public Law Library is funded with fees from civil filings in the county and is administered by the Washington County Public Library.

Disclaimer

Our staff is happy to help you use the Public Law Library. However, we cannot give legal advice, interpret the law or recommend legal actions. If you have specific questions, or need interpretation of a law or advice on legal action, consult with a licensed attorney.

Information on the WCPL website should not be construed as providing legal advice.

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