Craig County Public Library

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Friends of the Library Free Lunch 4/10

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Join us for free pizza! Let us know if you are coming so we can be sure to have enough food to go around. Email <> or call Jane at 540-864-6063. Hope to see you there!

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Access our catalog online!

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Craig County Public Library is thrilled to announce the launch of our Online Public Access Catalog system! Our online “card catalog” system allows you to search for a specific movie, book, or audiobook. Or, click the “Visual” tab to browse by material type, subject matter, recent additions, award winners, and more. Contact the library directly for additional guidance in how to use the online catalog. Happy hunting!


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Summer Reading Games 2023

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Do you like to read and enjoy games? Then this year’s summer reading program is right up your alley! Join us for the Summer Reading Games 2023! This summer we hope to make reading fun for all with our Summer Reading Bingo Cards!

When is it?
Our annual Summer Reading Program runs from June 24th through July 28th, 2023. The five-week program is generously sponsored by our Friends of the Library. If you are not a Friends of the Library member and wish to help sponsor our events, please complete a membership form. Complete your membership form before June 30th for a chance to win a $100 gift card to a local business of your choice!

How does it work?
1. Sign-up for the summer reading program with one of our librarians at the Craig County Public Library during normal business hours. You may also call or e-mail to sign-up if you plan on printing or downloading your own bingo card. Bingo cards may be downloaded by clicking the links below:

Kids Bingo Card   |   Teens Bingo Card   |  Adults Bingo Card

2. Start reading! Each bingo card has a suggestion for a book such as reading a book that was made into a movie or a book set in the future. The children’s bingo cards have suggestions for how to read your book such as reading in your pajamas or during your breakfast.

3. Complete and mark each suggestion space on your bingo card. Adult and teen suggestion cards can overlap. You may choose to read a book suggested by a librarian that is more than 200 pages and it is a classic book. You get to mark off three bingo spaces for one book read!

4. Turn in your completed bingo cards no later than 6:00 pm on Friday, July 28th , 2023 to be in our grand prize drawing! Bingo cards may be submitted at the Craig County Public Library or via e-mail to Each completed and submitted bingo card is a chance for our grand prize. Please be sure to complete the back of your bingo card with your name, age, phone number, and parent(s)/guardian(s) name(s) if applicable (under 18).

Who can participate?
Anyone can participate! Infants, toddlers, children, teens, and adults! Stop by, e-mail, or call the library at (540) 864-8978 to sign-up! Sign-ups for children and teens include a goody bag while supplies last!

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Annual Meeting with Beth Macy

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Join Craig County Public Library for our annual meeting Thursday May 25th @ 6pm @ Lasterday Market to hear New York Times best-selling and award-winning journalist and author Beth Macy. She is the author of four non-fiction books: Factory Man, Truevine, Dopesick, and most recently Raising Lazarus. Book signing to follow. Light refreshments available. Seating is limited, register in advance to ensure your seat! Click here to register. Purchase Macy’s books from Book No Further for free delivery to the event for signing – see link below.

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Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library comes to Craig County!

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Craig County Public Library is proud to be a participating member of the Dolly Parton Imagination Library!

Register your child online at and follow the instructions. Contact us directly with any questions or for assistance registering, or if you’d prefer to fill out a paper registration form.

Children under the age of 5 years and living in Craig County are eligible to participate. When they turn 5, kids “graduate” from the program. Participation is completely free thanks to support from Craig Botetourt Electric Cooperative.

Please allow 6-9 weeks from the time of initial registration for your first book delivery. After that, books will arrive each month. Please note the arrival day will vary month by month, and if you have multiple children enrolled, their books might not arrive on the same day.

Please reach out to the Craig County Public Library during our normal business hours with any questions or concerns. Our phone number is (540) 864-8978. Our email address is

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