Parkersburg & Wood County Public Library

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Bizarre Books

Have you had an uneventful year? Has 2020 been too normal for you? Well, have no fear, because these books from the library will change all that. With trips into the surreal, the strange, and the downright bizarre, these books are sure to make you say, “What in the world did I just read?” Check […]

Toss a book to your reader…

Finished watching The Witcher on Netflix? Can’t wait for season 2? Check out these books and graphic novels set in dark fantasy worlds filled with swords and sorcery! Available now at the public library.

Celebrate the right to vote!

On March 10, 1920, West Virginia became the 34th state to ratify the 19th amendment to the Constitution. Celebrate the 100th anniversary of the ratification with these books on the suffrage movement.

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.