Craig County Public Library

Who We Are

Craig County Public Library  empowers individuals and builds our community by bringing people, information, and resources together.


Provide essential tools for building the community’s prosperity through education, information, and social interaction.

Craig County Public Library (CCPL) is a private 501(c)3 non-profit corporation, governed by a Board of Directors which is elected by corporation members. The Board meets monthly and all meetings are open to the public. Meetings are at 6:00 pm on the second Monday of each month at the library, or virtually. Notices are posted in the library and on the website.

The CCPL Board of Directors has full authority over the governance of the library, is responsible for setting policies, and approves the library budget. The library director is responsible for the day-to-day operations of the library.

Officers and Members of the CCPL Board of Directors (as of July 2022):
Joanna Ryan, President
Jennifer Lovejoy, Vice President
Jill Templeton, Treasurer
Kathi Toelke, Secretary
Patrick Myers
Ned Savage

Library Staff:
Letha Persinger, Library Director

Service Responses

  • Current Topics and Titles:
    The library helps to fulfill community residents’ appetite for information about popular cultural and social trends and their desire for satisfying recreational experiences.
  • General Information:
    The library helps meet the need for information and answers to questions on a broad array of topics related to work, school, and personal life.
  • Lifelong Learning:
    The library helps address the desire for self-directed personal growth and development opportunities.
  • Empowering individuals to build
    a stronger community.


This site is made possible by a grant from the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services. It is managed by the The Library of Virginia Library Development and Networking Division.