Parkersburg & Wood County Public Library

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Library Board

Board of Trustees

The Parkersburg & Wood County Public Library has been governed by a Board of Trustees since 1967.  Board members are appointed for five-year terms of office; two members are appointed by the Wood County Schools Board of Education, two members are appointed by the Wood County Commission, and one member is appointed by the City of Parkersburg.  The five-person panel consists of the President, Vice-President/Treasurer, Secretary and two members at large.

Board members serve without compensation.  They generally meet the 4th Wednesday of the month in the Library Board room at 5pm unless otherwise posted.  Board meetings are open to the public.

Topic: Library Board Meeting
Time: January 26, 2022 at 05:15 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)
Every month on the Fourth Wed except for November and December (TBD)

Current Board Members (term end- appointed by):

  • Jennifer Carpenter (2022- Wood Co Commission)
  • John Jackson – Vice President – (2023- Board Of Education)
  • Paul E. Miller – President – (2024-Wood Co. Commission)
  • Cynthia Lockney – Secretary – (2025- City of Parkersburg)
  • June Rhodes – (2026 – Board Of Education)

Director of the Library – Brian E. Raitz