An exceptional boarding school community for boys in grades nine through twelve.

Library

The William H. White, Jr. Library provides services on three floors within Walker Building. The Reynolds Family Learning Commons on the main floor is a collaborative study space appropriate for controlled conversations/collaborative exchanges and includes the help desk, self-checkout station and book return, reference room, fiction collection, all non-fiction with the exception of the 800's, Class of 1967 Computer Lab, educational media collection, children's collection, periodicals, newspapers, the Class of 2017 Library and Learning Commons Patio and library offices. The Dunnington Reading Room on the second level is a quiet, whisper-only study space which includes the 800's, student study carrels and the Academic Development Center. The lower level of Walker at the base of the computer lab stairs holds the Audio-Visual Center with the entertainment DVD collection.

Read more about the services provided by the William H. White, Jr. Library

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  • History and Mission of the William H. White, Jr. Library

    The William H. White Jr. Library provide​s ​an intellectually stimulating atmosphere for students, faculty, and staff of Woodberry Forest School. The William H. White, Jr. library​ provides services on three floors within Walker Building, which include the Reynolds Family Learning Commons and Dunnington Reading Room. The library holds over 3​2​,000 print volumes in open stacks and over ninety print periodicals, supplemented by over fifty-five online​ subscription databases that provide access to hundreds of thousands of abstracts and full-text articles from journals and newspapers as well as electronic books with remote access from both dorm and home. Two large reading rooms, ​ample seating and ​individual ​​study carrels​ ​​spread between a collaborative study ​level​ and ​a quiet study level provide seating for approximately 150 students ​in a​ fully wireless environment. The Audio-Visual Center houses over ​4​,000 DVDs for both educational and entertainment purposes.

    The primary mission of the William H. White, Jr. Library is to actively support the educational goals of Woodberry Forest School and to provide an intellectual and cultural environment within the community for study, research and reflection.

    Please note: The Woodberry archives is currently housed in Anderson Hall.

Library Staff

Director
Phoebe Warmack
phoebe.warmack@woodberry.org


Assistants
Karen Bond


Archivist
Karen Culberston
karen.culbertson@woodberry.org

Library and AV Center Hours

The William H. White, Jr. Library is open:
Monday-Saturday: 7:30 am - 10:30 pm
Sunday: 9:45 am - 10:30 pm
 
 
The AV Center is open:​
  • Friday: 9:00-10:30 pm (9-10 is seniors only)
  • Saturday: 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm and 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
  • Sunday: 12:30 pm - 5:30 pm and 6:15-7:45 pm 

Food and Drink 
With the exception of water, no food or drink may be brought into   the library.


Need Help?
If you have any questions or any suggestions please contact any of the library staff - we're excited to help you, and we love a good hunt!

Woodberry Forest School

Woodberry Forest, VA 22989   Phone: 540-672-3900
Woodberry Forest admits students of any race, color, sexual orientation, disability, religious belief, and national or ethnic origin to all of the rights, privileges, programs, and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the school. It does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, sexual orientation, disability, religious belief, or national or ethnic origin in the administration of its educational policies, admissions policies, scholarship and loan programs, and athletic or other school-administered programs. The school is authorized under federal law to enroll nonimmigrant students.