Parkersburg & Wood County Public Library

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Library Opening Soon!

We will open Wednesday, January 10th. We appreciate your patience as we finish up the move and renovations. There is still some construction to be done with the elevator, a wall, stair steps and decorative work for the kid’s entrance to the Young Reader’s Room. We look forward to everyone enjoying the renovations!

New Books list updated


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NEW MATERIALS (3 entries)
1 New Fiction, Paperbacks and Graphic Novels 255
1 New Non Fiction 176
3 All New Materials 810

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West Virginia Family Read Week

The Parkersburg Wood County Young Readers’ Room has special events each day during the week of November 13-18, 2017, in celebration of West Virginia Family Read Week.

Monday:  Fairy Storytime   4-5 p.m.    Read “The Friendship Fairy”, make some crafts, and get a copy of the book to take home!

Tuesday: Read With a Canine Pal  4-6 p.m.   Read with a trained therapy dog.  Call 304-420-4587 , extension 504, to register.

Wednesday: Your Teeth will Thank You 4-5 p.m.   Share a story and learn to take care of your teeth.  Participants will get a free toothbrush, toothpaste, and a tooth saver necklace.

Thursday: A Bad Case of Stripes 4-5 p.m.   We will read “A Bad Case of Stripes”, play some games and make a craft.  (We may even have some Lima Beans like Camilla Cream!)

Friday: Lunch Bunch 11 a.m. – 12 p.m.   We will eat lunch together and spend some quality time reading to our children.


Holiday Closing

All Parkersburg Wood County Libraries will be closed on Friday, November 10, 2017 and Saturday, November 11, 2017 to observe the Veteran’s Day holiday.  Our thanks goes out to all veterans for their service to our country.  Libraries will resume regular hours on Monday, November 13, 2017.


Emerson Library Closed October 23rd-28th

The Emerson Library is open with regular hours again.  It was closed Monday October 23rd – Saturday 28th – due to replacing the HVAC units on the roof.  We apologize for the inconvenience and thank you for your patience during this process!

Pictures of new side entrance and other improvements under construction can be found on our Facebook site!

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