Parkersburg & Wood County Public Library

Connecting Community – Broadening Horizons


Independence Day Closure

All Parkersburg & Wood County Public Libraries will close on Friday, July 3rd and Saturday, July 4th, in observance of the Independence Day Holiday. We will re-open on Monday, July 6th. Please have a safe and happy holiday.

We have made some changes in the Local History Live event

New Dates and Times- Make a Note

Genealogy Department Covid-19 use guidelines:

The Microfilm Reader and one of the computers with are Available for your use by Appointment. To help with social distancing, a 30 minute time limit will be observed. Please see downstairs Staff beore using the equipment and when you are finished, so we can clean things for the next patron. Call the library […]

Local History Trivia and Genealogy Book Club meets Tuesday, May 26th at 10:00 a.m.

Genealogy buffs: Join the Local History Trivia and Genealogy Book ClubEvery Tuesday at 10:00 a.m. To get involved, join the Zoom MeetingMeeting ID: 978 1819 5354Password: 252081One tap mobile 13126266799,,97818195354 Tuesday, May 26th  we will discuss Parkersburg: An Early Portrait by James Dawson & Gary Null and our weekly trivia questions . Find the book at […]