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Hampshire County Public Library offers many great services for our local community both in person and online. Check out the links below to our most popular services.
The Collection:
Hampshire County Public Library’s physical collection is made up of nearly 40,000 items in a variety of formats.

The Digital Collection:
The library also offers a digital collection, including hoopla and Libby, that consists of almost 50,000 items online. The digital collection also includes databases for students, job seekers, and business owners.
Genealogical Requests:
Hampshire County Public Library has one of the most complete genealogy departments in our area. We have an extensive collection of materials for family genealogical research and offer a staff member who will do limited research as time allows. All research requests must be made in writing and mailed to the library or emailed to  A fee for photocopying is $0.50 per page and cost of mailing is based on current postage rates. We are continually updating our genealogical collection, especially in realm of local family history. If you would like to share your data when completed, we would be happy to add it to our collection for other researchers to consult.
More information regarding our products and services available at Hampshire County Public Library. 
Proctoring Services:
The Hampshire County Public Library provides limited examination proctoring services.
Notary Public:
All of our librarians are Notary Public officials. The service is available for free.
To make sure your document can be notarized, please take the following steps: 1.) Bring a photo ID, 2.) all signers must be present, and 3.) DO NOT sign the document before it is notarized.
The Library of Things is a collection of non-traditional library items that expands HCPL’s collection beyond books and provides diverse opportunities for learning and engagement.
InterLibrary Loan:HCPL is able to borrow books from libraries throughout West Virginia. If a patron would like to read a book that we do not have, they can fill out an ILL request slip and our ILL librarian will submit the request to a library who owns the item. Different libraries have different timeframes for processing ILL requests, so there is no way to guarantee when an ILL will arrive.
Food Pantry:
Did you know there is a community food pantry between the library and the Davis House? Thanks to County United Way, Inc. we will be able to continue this great service through 2022!
There is a new way to track how much you read through Zoobean by Beanstack. Visit our website at to register your account and start tracking. You can make it even more simple by putting the Beanstack Tracker app on your phone. Then tracking your reading is as easy as the click of a button!