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Coronavirus (COVID19) Information Page

Masks are required at all locations when inside a library building or designated area.
Masks available at the front desk for your convenience.

GCPL: Monday – Friday 9 – 5

Updated WCPL: Monday – Friday 9 – 6

Whitetop: Tue. – Thur.; 9 – 5  & Friday 9 – 1

NEW Hours RRPL: Tuesday – Friday; 9 – 5  

Fries: Thursday 9-11 (Curbside only/by appointment) 

Courier/Homebound Services
Mon., Wed. and Fri.

All fines continue to be suspended.

Services Offered:

Curbside Services Continues – by appointment
Wi-Fi available 24/7 at all locations
We’re Open! GCPL, WPL, WCPL and RRPL – no appointment needed.

Masks, Social Distancing and building limits apply.

Business Services – Faxing, Copying and Scanning ask at the front desk.
Public Access Computers – book a 50 min. appointment (check your library)

Appointments may be booked ahead. Walk-ins will be accommodated as space and safety allows.

Fines suspended until the library reopens and library items no longer need to be quarantined.


COVID-19 Interactive maps and regional information.

Virginia Department of Health, Select: Mount Rogers and PCR only. Link – Go To Page

Mayo Clinic, VA COVID-19 map/Trends – Go to Page

Johns Hopkins, COVID Dashboard – Go to Page

COVID Act Now, America’s COVID Warning System; Interactive Map, Enter zip code to see your county. Link – Go to Page


Tips to keep you and your Family Safe:

  • Wash your hands often with soap and water for at least 20 seconds.
  • Maintain Social Distancing
  • Avoid toughing your eyes, nose and mouth.
  • Cover your cough or sneeze with a tissue, then throw tissue in the trash.
  • Stay informed and follow advice given by your healthcare provider.
  • Stay home when you are sick.

Source: WHO Advice for public: Link


Information from Local, State, and National Agencies

News and Reference Articles


The Wythe-Grayson Regional Library System (WGRL) is closely monitoring information about the Coronavirus (COVID19). The health and safety of staff and our library users is a priority.

We are implementing protocols as needed. We are following directions from state and local health officials. This is so we can respond as needed as this situation develops. WGRL is encouraging social distancing and implementing measures until further notice.

Starting Monday March 16th, WGRL will be initiating the following procedures. Library Administration will evaluate and resume normal operations when it is deemed safe to do so.

In order to reduce the likelihood of illness spreading, WGRL is implementing the following via social distancing measures. The CDC defines social distancing as “remaining out of congregate settings, avoiding mass gatherings, and maintaining distance (approximately 6 feet) from others when possible.”

If you prefer not to visit a library in person, contact your home library:

Wythe County Public Library: (276) 228-6034

Grayson County Public Library: (276) 773-3289

Whitetop Library: (276) 388-2873

Rural Retreat Library: (276) 250-2097

Fries Library: (276) 744-2225

  • Wythe-Grayson Regional Library
    WGRL Main Office
    (276) 773-2761

    Grayson County Public Library
    (276) 773-3018

      Whitetop Public Library
       (276) 388-2873

      Fries Public Library
       (276) 744-2225

    Wythe County Public Library
    (276) 228-4951

      Rural Retreat Public Library
        (276) 686-8337

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