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About the West Virginia Center for the Book

Library of Congress Center for the Book West VIrginia Affiliate

Established in 2001, the West Virginia Center for the Book is an affiliate of the Center for the Book in the Library of Congress.  The Center emphasizes the importance of books and reading to audiences by highlighting the unique literary heritage that abounds from the earliest storytellers to the recent novelists.  The center celebrates all West Virginia writers and books related to the state.

The Center partners with many organizations to bring unique programming to the state, including the Kanawha County Public Library for the West Virginia Book Festival and Shepherd University for the Appalachian Heritage Writer-In-Residence.

West Virginia Library Commission
1900 Kanawha Blvd East | Culture Center, Bldg. 9 | Charleston, WV 25305
In-State Toll Free : (800) 642-9021 | (304) 558-2041