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Marion County Public Library

Rankings
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Library Scout State Rank™

#6
in West Virginia

Library Scout National Rank™

#2,039

Popularity Score

❤️ ❤️ ❤️ ❤️ ❤️
People love visiting!

Visitors Score

👣 👣 👣 👣 👣
Marion County Public Library gets tons of visitors
Overview
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The Marion County Public Library is located in Fairmont, West Virginia. It serves a population of about 56,418 people.

Library Scout ranks the Marion County Public Library as the #6 best library in West Virginia and the #2,039 best in the nation.

Score Card
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What's great about Marion County Public Library?

Avid Reader Score

📚📚📚📚
Based on average annual library checkouts per visitor

Library Programs Score

📕 📕 📕 📕 📕
Tons of library programs!

Popularity Score

❤️ ❤️ ❤️ ❤️ ❤️
People love visiting!

Visitors Score

👣 👣 👣 👣 👣
Marion County Public Library gets tons of visitors

Computer Availability Score

💻
A few computers
31 compared to 32 nationally

Librarians Score

🧞 🧞 🧞
Lots of librarians!

Bookmobile

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Has 1 bookmobile

Branch Libraries in the System

2
Branches
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Marion County Public Library
321 Monroe Street
Fairmont, West Virginia 26554

Fairview
500 Main Street
Fairview, West Virginia 26570

Mannington
109 Clarksburg Street
Mannington, West Virginia 26582

Marion County Bookmobile
321 Monroe Street
Fairmont, West Virginia 26554

About
🏠 321 Monroe Street
Fairmont, West Virginia 26554
State
📞 (304) 366-1210
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Popularity
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Popularity Score

❤️ ❤️ ❤️ ❤️ ❤️
People love visiting!

How often do people visit?

23
per year

Visitors Score

👣 👣 👣 👣 👣
Marion County Public Library gets tons of visitors

Average Daily Visitors

1,102
Books, Music & Movies
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Books, CDs, and Videos Available

Number of Items
Source: Library Scout
Bookworms
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Avid Reader Score

📚📚📚📚
Based on average annual library checkouts per visitor

Library Checkouts per Visitor

16
compared to 14 nationally
Programs
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Library programs are an excellent way to meet other people in your community, continue your learning, or help your children meet friends and learn.

All Library Programs Score

📕 📕 📕 📕 📕
Tons of library programs!

All Library Programs

695
compared with 562 programs nationally

Children's Programs Score

👼 👼 👼 👼 👼
Tons of children's programs!

Children's Programs

357
compared with 310 programs nationally

Young Adult Programs Score

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Tons of young adult programs!

Young Adult Programs

54
compared with 55 programs nationally
Librarians
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Librarians Score

🧞 🧞 🧞
Lots of librarians!

Librarians

27

Average Library Staff Salary

$27,031
Funding
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How well funded is the Marion County Public Library?

Funding Score

💵 💵
Somewhat Funded

Library Funding

$29
per person in library district
Funds per library user is above the 20th percentile nationally
Methodology
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The Library Scout ranking rigorously analyzes public data to help you find the best library near you. Our methodology takes into account several factors including the library's total funding relative to the population it serves, the number of paid full-time employees relative to the population it services, the number of electronic and physical items in circulation, the number of library visits, the number of library programs, and the number of computers available for public use.