Response to the Coronavirus Outbreak
(Updated 4:00 PM, Monday, May 18)

The Library Board has Adopted a Phased Re-Opening Plan

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We are closely monitoring the public health situation and will keep this page updated with the latest information.

Phased Reopening Plan - Adopted 5/14/2020 by the Library Board of Trustees

The County Library in Edinburg will open limited days and hours for pickup of reserved items in Phase 1 of our re-opening. We will enter into Phase 1 when County Administration opens the Government Center in Woodstock to in-person public service. You may download the full plan to read about the services that will be available to provide and the safety precautions we will be taking. Questions may be directed to Sandy Whitesides by email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.or by phone at 540-984-8200. 

Shenandoah County Library - Main Branch, Edinburg

The County Library in Edinburg will open limited days and hours for pickup of reserved items when County Administration opens the Government Center in Woodstock to in-person public service. Placing of holds is suspended until we enter Phase 1, and accrual of overdue fines will be suspended until at least Phase 3 of our phased re-opening plan

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Community Libraries
(Hours and Locations Information)

All community libraries will remain closed until Phase 2 of our phased re-opening plan. Services will be limited to pick up of reserved items as each individual location is able to meet proper safety precautions. This page will be updated with the latest information.

Electronic Resources

All electronic resources and downloadable content remain available for patrons with library cards that are not expired and in good standing. Monthly item limit of Hoopla! digital library collections will be temporarily increased. Additional content will be made available through our Blue Ridge Download Consortium Overdrive Collection. Library staff at the County Library in Edinburg will be available by phone during open hours to assist with anyone experiencing difficulty accessing resources. 

Federal Resources

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention • Español

The U.S. Department of State, Travel Information

Commonwealth Resources

Virginia Department of Health

Shenandoah County Public Schools Coronavirus Resources • Español

International Resources

World Health Organization