Parkersburg & Wood County Public Library

Connecting Community – Broadening Horizons

Library Position Available

Children’s Library Assistants (2 positions) (16-21 hours per week)

Looking for someone that loves working with children and wants to promote reading and learning.

Job Summary: This position assists the Children’s Librarian with management of children’s services for the library. This position assists with the planning, organization and development of children’s services including program planning and implementation. Assists with collection development for children’s materials, online resources and periodicals. Reports directly to the Children’s Librarian.

Minimum Requirements: Position requires a High School degree or equivalent. A bachelor’s degree with prior experience working in a library or with children is preferred.

    • Available to work Monday through Friday 9 am-6 pm. Saturday rotation is necessary every 3 weeks. Evening hours may be assigned intermittently.
      • One position will be Monday – Thursday 2 pm – 6 pm
      • One position will be Tuesday – Friday 10 am – 2 pm
      • Every third Saturday 12-5 pm 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 for the position online at indeed.com.

Complete job description available here (Children’s Library Assistant) and at the library.

New Books 1/17/2020

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NEW MATERIALS LIST – UPDATED January 17, 2020

To have this list emailed to you when it is updated, please go to NEW MATERIALS EMAIL LIST,
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NEW MATERIALS (3 entries)
  NAME # OF RECORDS
1 New Fiction, Paperbacks and Graphic Novels 128
1 New Non Fiction 67
3 All New Materials 446

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The Call of Lovecraft

On display at your library: chilling tales and macabre mysteries set in or inspired by the worlds of H.P. Lovecraft’s Cthulhu mythos. Check them out, if your mind can retain its sanity in the face of cosmic horror.

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Computer Help at the Library

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If you received a new phone, tablet, or computer for the holidays and need some help getting started, the library is here for you!  Click here to check out our free online computer classes that cover everything from basic skills to office software.

You can also schedule an in-person one-on-one session with our technology trainers by calling Emerson branch at (304) 420-4587 or South branch at (304) 428-7041.

And you can use your library card to download ebooks, audiobooks, and more from our WV-READS and Hoopla collections—just give us a call if you have any questions or need any assistance.