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The Abraham and William Cooper Memorial Branch

Location & Hours

Abraham and William Cooper Memorial Branch 20 Washington Avenue
Colonial Beach, VA 22443
Phone: 804-224-0921
Fax: 804-224-1330 (staff/public fax)

Classes & Events Calendar


  • Monday Closed
  • Tuesday 1 - 9
  • Wednesday 1 - 5
  • Thursday 1 - 9
  • Friday 9 - 5
  • Saturday 9 - 1
  • Sunday Closed

See holiday closings.

Branch Manager: Kitty Norris, 804-224-0921,

Branch Facilities

The Abraham and William Cooper Memorial Branch is a 4,720 square-foot building renovated for the library in 2000 in Westmoreland County. 

Computers and Internet: All branches have public-access computers and wireless Internet access.

Meeting Rooms: 30-seat. Make reservations in advance by calling the branch.

Exhibits: Public art is displayed in the meeting room corridor.

Notary Public: On duty during most branch hours, but call ahead to be certain authorized staff is available. See more here.

Parking: 35 on-street parking spaces around building

Accessibility Features: 1 handicapped parking space, wheelchair accessible book drop in front of building, ground-level entrance, no interior stairs, accessible restrooms, Video Eye magnifier and magnifying glass with light available

Transportation: 8:00 a.m. Round Town pick up to end at 1:00 p.m. Please call Town Hall at (804) 224-7181 or Transit at (804) 224-0715 to confirm. Westmoreland County Public Transportation Service; curb to curb service for a $1 on Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday between 8 and 4. Call 1-877-869-6046 to schedule a ride.

Directions & Map

  • From the Fredericksburg area, head east on Rt.3.
  • After you drive through King George, turn left onto Rt. 205.
  • Staying on Rt. 205, cross Rt. 301 and proceed about 11 miles into Colonial Beach.
  • At the stoplight, turn left onto Colonial Ave. (205Y)
  • Turn right onto Washington Ave.
  • The library is four blocks on the right at 20 Washington Ave.