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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 […]

Library reopens June 1st

The Parkersburg and Wood County Public Libraries will reopen with limited services on Monday, June 1st.  There is a lot of information regarding these services, so we’ve pulled it all together. Our goal is to make visiting the library as seamless as possible.  These guidelines are based on guidance from the Governor Justice‚Äôs West Virginia […]

Online Hold Request Instructions

We’re pleased to begin offering curbside service at Emerson, South, and Williamstown branches starting 5/18/2020. Here are some instructions to make the process for placing online hold requests as easy as possible for everyone. You will need your MLN library card and 4-digit PIN number. To request more than one item, it’s quicker to log […]

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,