Parkersburg & Wood County Public Library

Connecting Community – Broadening Horizons

Library Positions Open


South Library Circulation Clerk
Part Time (approximately 18-20 hours per week)

We are looking for individuals that have customer service skills wedded with strong organizational skills.

Job Summary: This position involves customer service to library users by checking materials in and out, handling customer accounts and fine/fee transactions, producing fines reports, responding to customer inquiries by phone and in person, and providing other assistance within the library.

Minimum Requirements: High school diploma or equivalent required. Relevant library experience desirable.

  • Available to currently work Monday 4pm–8pm, Tuesday 2pm-6pm, Thursday 1pm-6pm, and Friday 1pm-5pm. Every 3rd Saturday from 10am-3pm.
  • 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 online at indeed.

Little Books can hold Big Ideas

These may be Little Books, but they hold Big Ideas

Tai Chi Wednesdays at Emerson

We are thrilled to offer you this wonderful new program!

Tai Chi for Arthritis and Falls Prevention is a slow and gentle exercise program to help with balance, coordination, flexibility, mobility, and peace of mind.

The class meets every Wednesday at 12 Noon, starting on September 15th, at our Emerson location. Lessons are cumulative so we hope you will plan on coming every week.

Space is very limited. Please reserve your spot by calling 304-420-4587 right away.

Teen Game Nights at Emerson

TEENS! You are invited to join us for Teen Game Night at the Library on Emerson on the first Thursday of the month from 4 – 6 pm!

Mark your calendar for September 2nd, October 7th, and November 4th and tell your friends! We can’t wait to see you again!

PS: Do you want to come but you feel shy? Don’t worry! Most of us are actually shy. too. and we promise we will be nice! ALL are welcome here! Give it a try!

*Masks will be required if Wood County is in the red.

An Evening With David Prather

Local poet, David Prather, will share some of his works, including those from his recent book, “We Were Birds” on Thursday, August 19th at 6:30 p.m. in the Summers Auditorium. All are welcome at this program.