The Library

201 Marshall Street – McMechen, West Virginia 26040 TELEPHONE: 304-232-9720


Mon-Tue: 1 pm – 6 pm | Wed-Thu: 11 am – 6 pm

Fri: 10 am – 4 pm

Closed Saturdays, Sundays and most Legal Holidays

Benwood-McMechen Public Library building

The Benwood-McMechen Public Library is a branch of the Moundsville-Marshall County Public Library and a member of the West Virginia Library Network, WVLN

Your Library Account

If you have our library card, you can access your account by going to The Catalog. Select My Library or My Account. You’ll use your name, library card barcode number, and a PIN that you create to access your account. You can see what you have checked out, renew items that aren’t yet overdue, or request locally owned books.


TIP: Use the drop-down arrows to change the field you are searching (Title, Author, Subject, etc.) or the location (Library or Collection)

Access to some resources requires your library card number; some may need a user name and password or an email address. Please contact the Library for more help.

  • Research articles, info, tests and more: WV InfoDepot
  • Get E-Books, E-Audiobooks and more: WVReads
WV Reads Digital Library by Overdrive
  • Find streaming movies: Kanopy
Kanopy Streaming Movies
  • More E-Books, TV, Audiobooks and more: Hoopla
Hoopla Digital Library
A to Z World Food database


  • Notary Service
  • Public Computers
  • Printing, Photocopying


We have worked to make our web site compliant with ADA, applicable accessibility regulations, and W3C accessibility guidelines. We strive to make our online services, collections and information available to all members of the public. Our pages will be regularly reviewed, tested, and upgraded as necessary for compliance. If you are a person with a disability (or know someone) and you have trouble using our web site – or if you experience difficulty using any of our services, collections, or facilities – please tell us about the problem. You may phone the main library at: 304-845-6911. Send us an email at ACCESS (regarding accessibility only). Write to us at: ATTN: Accessibility, Moundsville-Marshall County Public Library, 700 5th Street, Moundsville, WV 26041.