Parkersburg & Wood County Public Library

Connecting Community – Broadening Horizons


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 […]

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!

Curbside Plus Service

Our branches will be closed Monday, January 18th in observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. We will again be operating Curbside Plus service Tuesday, January 19th through Friday, January 22nd. During Curbside Plus, we are closed Saturdays. This is based on the WV DHHR code red status for Wood County. We encourage customers to […]

Henderson Hall Scavenger Hunt Winners

Meet the winners for the October 2020 Scavenger Hunt! Landon Miller was the top winner with all correct answers, including the bonus questions. Landon was awarded Pamela Douglas Brust’s book entitled “The Hendersons: One Family’s Legacy”. The Rubio brothers, Alejandro and Mauricio Rubio; Wanda Riser-Shawver and Barbara Stewart all tied for second place and were […]

Veteran’s Day Closing 11/11

All Parkersburg and Wood County Public Libraries will be closed on Wednesday, November 11th to observe Veterans Day. We will re-open for business on Thursday, November 12th at the usual scheduled time. We thank all Wood County veterans for their service.

Catalog Down for System Upgrade 11/11

While we are closed for Veterans Day, our computer system will be getting an upgrade. The catalog will be unavailable Wednesday, November 11th. You will not be able to renew materials, conduct searches, place holds, or manage your account on this day. Streaming media and e-books might also be affected. Thank you for your patience […]