Our conference rooms and venues are available to non-profit groups free of charge. Commercial activities including the promotion or sale of items or services, soliciting, or non-PWCPL fundraising are prohibited. No showers or parties may be scheduled.
With the exception of alcoholic beverages, food and drink are allowed in the rooms. No food may be delivered to the branches and you must clean up after yourselves.
Please notify 24 hours in advance of cancellations. Failure to show up at scheduled meetings without notification may result in loss of privileges.
The Library doesn’t endorse or support the beliefs or actions of any groups or individuals that use the meeting rooms.
All meetings booked in our public rooms will be posted in our online meeting room schedules and sent to local news media unless otherwise requested.
All rooms can be booked 7 days in advance by clicking here. If your event requires more time than the selections provided, check that all the needed time slots are available, then book multiple blocks. Please reserve extra time if you need additional set-up or clean-up time for your meeting.
On the booking page, click “Switch Location” to toggle between Emerson and South branches. Select the room you’d like to reserve. Then choose the numbers of hours you’ll need the room and click in the box in the corner. You’ll then see which days are available. Continue selecting time slots and enter your contact details. Your request will be reviewed and please note that your reservation is not complete until you receive confirmation.
You can also email your reservation request (specify date, time, and size of group along with your contact information) to email@example.com at Emerson or firstname.lastname@example.org at South. The reservation is not complete until you receive confirmation.
Summers Auditorium = blue
Board Room = green
Small Conference Room = red
Foyer = orange
Young Reader’s Room = purple
Summer’s Auditorium can hold up to 55 attendees.
The most common seating arrangement layouts are shown below (click to enlarge). Please designate A, B, C, or D as your preference in the Notes field of the booking form.
Board Room seats 16 attendees.
The Small Conference Room seats 4 -5 attendees.
The South meeting room can hold up to 25 attendees.
Monday 9 am - 8 pm
Tuesday 9 am - 8 pm
Wednesday 9 am - 8 pm
Thursday 9 am - 8 pm
Friday 9 am - 5 pm
Saturday 10 am - 5 pm
South Parkersburg Hours:
Monday 10 am - 8 pm
Tuesday 10 am - 6 pm
Wednesday 10 am - 6 pm
Thursday 10 am - 6 pm
Friday 10 am - 5 pm
Saturday 10 am - 3 pm
Monday 11 am - 5:30 pm
Tuesday 11 am - 5:30 pm
Wednesday 11 am - 5:30 pm
Thursday 11 am - 5:30 pm
Friday 11 am - 5:30 pm