Parkersburg & Wood County Public Library

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Library Survey

Library survey 2021

Dear Valued Reader,

The Library needs your help.  We are in the process of updating our 5 year plan on how to best serve our community, and we want to know what you think.  Please take less than 10 minutes and visit the following link to our survey and let us know your thoughts.

  • This survey is for those 15 years and older.
  • More than one person per household can fill out the survey.
  • This will be live through November 7th.

Survey Link

We truly appreciate your help with our survey, and hope the results allow us to better serve you and the rest of our community.

– Brian E. Raitz, Director

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Many Manly Man Reads!

Many Manly Man Reads!

Halloween Teen Scavenger Hunt at South

Teens, visit the South Parkersburg branch for a fun-filled Halloween Scavenger Hunt, October 25th through 29th, from 4 pm to closing.

You can call the South Parkersburg branch at 304-428-7041 for more information.

Library Positions Open


Substitute Circulation Clerk
(12-20 hours per week)

We are looking for individuals that have customer service skills wedded with strong organizational skills.

Job Summary: This position involves customer service to library users by checking materials in and out, handling customer accounts and fine/fee transactions, producing fines reports, responding to customer inquiries by phone and in person, and providing other assistance within the library.

Minimum Requirements: High school diploma or equivalent required. Relevant library experience desirable.

  • Available to currently work Monday through Thursday 9am-8pm, Friday 9am-5pm and every 3rd Saturday from 10am-5pm. Schedule will vary week to week except for weekend rotation
  • Requires physical agility and strength to bend, reach, lift and carry (up to 25 lbs), and push/pull loaded book carts when shelving materials

Apply online at indeed.