Coronavirus (COVID19) Information Page
Available library services are subject to change. Please check our website and Facebook page for updates.
All events, programs, meeting room reservations and outreach programs have been cancelled until further notice.
Virtual events are being planned
No fines will be charged 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
- Virginia Department of Health; COVID19 – – Go to page
- VDH Fact Sheet – – Go to Fact Sheet
- Centers for Disease Control and Prevention General Information:
- World Health Organization – – Go to page
News and Reference Articles
- MedlinePlus – – Go to website
- National Institutes of Health – – Go to Website
- Mayo Clinic – – Go to website
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