Parkersburg & Wood County Public Library

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Just Can’t Get Enough?

Just can’t get enough of tax season? We see you.     

Found In Translation

Why should you read books translated into English from another language? Writing translated from another language makes you see things differently. It has many of the benefits of travel, but from the comfort of your own home: a deeper understanding of cultural differences; a new perception of your innate assumptions; and an opportunity to see […]

New Books March 15, 2019

NEW MATERIALS LIST – UPDATED March 15, 2019 To have this list emailed to you when it is updated, please go to NEW MATERIALS EMAIL LIST, and click on subscribe. NEW MATERIALS (3 entries) NAME # OF RECORDS 1 New Fiction, Paperbacks and Graphic Novels 157 1 New Non Fiction 105 3 All New Materials […]

Books O’ the Irish

In honor of St. Patrick’s Day, our public book group’s theme is Ireland. Select any book about Ireland, by an Irish author, that takes place in Ireland, OR has another connection to the Emerald Isle. Then join us for some relaxed discussion and coffee on March 13 at 4:00 p.m. Here are some good picks […]

Reading While Black

Black History Month, also known as African-American History Month, is an annual February observance remembering important people and events in the history of the African diaspora. Here is a sampling of the library’s collection of books by black authors, featuring black characters, or about the historical black or African American experience.