Parkersburg & Wood County Public Library

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Curbside Service Begins Monday May 18th

The Parkersburg and Wood County Public Library will begin curbside service on Monday May 18th at Emerson, South and Williamstown locations. Hours will be: Emerson – Monday through Friday 10am – 5:30pm. South – Monday through Friday 10am – 5:30pm. Williamstown – Monday through Friday 12:30pm – 5:30pm. Waverly – Closed for now. Book drop […]

Hoopla Authentication Issue

There is an issue with authentication right now with Hoopla. If you are having issues try logging out and then logging back in again. – May 8th,

Book Drop is Open!

The Library Branches are accepting returns in the book drops now. Feel free to return your library materials at Emerson, South, Williamstown and Waverly. We are working towards a plan of re-opening with curbside service based on the Governor’s order and staffing. Stay tuned for updates. – Brian Raitz, Director

Bored and want books?

The Library may be physically closed, but we still have eBooks and audiobooks that you can checkout. Here are some new ones available on WVREADS – Overdrive through the Libby app. Don’t forget about the other service Hoopla. Titles there are always available. Everyone in Wood County could be reading or listening to the same […]

Corona Virus (COVID-19) –Updated March 23, 2020

The Library will be completely closed starting Tuesday March 24th due to the Governor’s “Stay at Home” order. There will no longer be staff on hand to answer the phone until further notice. *** Good News ***** For anyone that doesn’t currently have a library card, we now have a digital only card signup for […]