Parkersburg & Wood County Public Library

Connecting Community – Broadening Horizons

Assistant Library Director

Assistant Library Director

The Parkersburg and Wood County Public Library is accepting applications for an Assistant Director of the Library. The Assistant Library Director supports the Library Director in the planning, organization, and administration of the library. Specifically, the Assistant Library Director will be in charge of staff development, engagement, motivation, and management; leads teams of staff members to ensure library programming meets the needs of users; markets the library’s programs and services; and builds relationships with community organizations. Reports directly to the Library Director.

POSITION REQUIRES a Master’s degree in Library Science from an ALA accredited school, at least 3 years of management experience. Salary starts at $55,000 based upon experience and education. Full health insurance and matching state retirement are included. To apply for position, submit letter of interest and resume at

Apply online at Indeed.

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Job Description

Brian E. Raitz, Library Director

Branches Open to the Public

Our branches are open to the public and curbside services are still available as well. Please call us if you need more information.

Tax Forms Are Here

We now have 2020 Federal Tax Forms, Instruction Booklets, and State Tax Forms available at all branches.

Movie Roulette

Are you a customer at the South Parkersburg or Williamstown branches? If so, you are in luck!

Join us for this exciting pilot program: Movie Roulette! Let us do the browsing for you!

Give us a call and we will pick 5 DVDs for you to check out and, for a limited time, the popcorn is on us!

South Parkersburg: 304 428 7041
Williamstown: 304 375 6052

Please allow at least one full business day for us to prepare your movie selections. Sorry, this service is not yet available at Emerson.

2021 Reading Challenge

2021 Reading Challenge 2021 Reading Challenge

Print the pages above or stop by your favorite library branch to pick up a copy of the 2021 ADULT READING CHALLENGE! We challenge to you broaden your reading horizons. You have one year to complete the challenge. THERE WILL BE PRIZES! One entry per person. Please enter at one branch only. Good luck!

New Books as of 12/23/2020

Here is the NY Times Bestseller list

To have this list emailed to you when it is updated, please go to NEW MATERIALS EMAIL LIST, and click on subscribe.

List of All new materials added to library recently.

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