P.O. Box 519, 31 N. Water Street, Monterey, VA  24465               540-468-2373               Fax 540-468-2085               mail@highlandlibrary.com
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Library Hours:
9-5 Mon. & Fri.
9-8 Tues. & Thurs.
9-12 Wed. 
9-3 Sat. 
At Your Library:
Internet Access
Interlibrary Loans
Children's Programs
The Recorder Archives
Free Magazine Rack
TV/VCR for Viewing
Word Processing
Microfilm Reader
Local Genealogy
Talking Books
Meeting Room
Fax Machine
Wi-Fi Access
Document Scanner
Looking for your Highland Ancestors?
The library has many local family histories that are available for study on site. We also have the archives of The Recorder from 1889 to the present.
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 Enroll your child in Dolly Parton's Imagination Library and we'll send them a FREE BOOK in the mail every month until their fifth birthday.The time you spend reading with your child opens their mind to faraway places, exciting adventures, and sets them on the path way to an interest in lifelong learning. Read to your child - it's an investment in their future and the future of our community. If your child lives in Highland County you can register for the program at the library or online at www.imaginationlibrary.com. This program is sponsored by the Highland County Public Library and Highland Elementary School.
Check out our New Reference Resource Literati Public!
  • Over 3,000,000 encyclopedia entries!
  • Tutorials on genealogy, applying for jobs, and applying for unemployment.
  • Homework Help with live certified teachers for grades 3-12.
  • Look for the Homework Help tab on the right edge of the page!
  • All Free to you!
Dolly Parton's Imagination Library has come to 
Highland County!
Digital Magazines

Zinio Library
Read Fifty Popular Magazines on Your Device FREE!
Thanks to the Library of Virginia you, as a Virginia library patron, have free access to fifty popular magazines on your computer, tablet, smartphone or handheld device.

Magazines like National Geographic, Newsweek, Rolling Stone, Discover, Good Housekeeping, Star, Family Circle, US Weekly and others!

Zinio Setup Help Flyer

Introducing Playaway View!
Check out this all-in-one video player suited for today’s learner. The Playaway View comes pre-loaded with multiple videos, making award-winning content accessible in a simple, portable and durable format. It offers the grab-and-go convenience of a physical format with no DVDs, downloads or additional players needed. You'll find them in the children's section.

Seed Savers Library is Up and Running
 The goal of the project is to establish a seed savers library in our building, to provide education on collecting and preserving seeds, and to record and compile the stories of local heirloom seeds in order grow for the future while preserving the past. 

Digital Music

Freegal Music

Language Courses