Parkersburg & Wood County Public Library

Connecting Community – Broadening Horizons

Celebrate National Poetry Month

Join us for a month long celebration of National Poetry Month! Staff from the Parkersburg and Wood County branches will be sharing virtual poetry readings with you. Visit our Facebook video playlist to see some original, creative, expressive readings and spark your own interest in poets and their poems.

Public Services Director

Public Services Director

The Parkersburg and Wood County Public Library is accepting applications for a Public Services Director at the Emerson Library. The full time position supervises circulation staff and assists Administration (Director and Assistant Director) along with other department heads with management of the library. The position is responsible for assisting patrons in securing information and in using the resources of the library to meet their specific needs through the collection and programming. Supervises collection development for adult books, reference, online resources and periodicals. Reports directly to Administration.

POSITION REQUIRES a Bachelor’s degree and at least 2 years of library experience, 2 years of management experience, knowledge of general reference, and knowledge of collection development. Preference for a Master’s degree in Library Science from an ALA accredited school. Pay starts at $20/hour. To apply for position, submit letter of interest and resume at Indeed.com.

Apply online at Indeed.

For more information about the Library and Staff you can look at our policies or visit our Facebook page.

Job Description

Jeffrey Cottrell, Assistant Director

Tax Forms Are Here

We now have 2020 Federal Tax Forms, Instruction Booklets, and State Tax Forms available at all branches.

2021 Reading Challenge

2021 Reading Challenge 2021 Reading Challenge

Print the pages above or stop by your favorite library branch to pick up a copy of the 2021 ADULT READING CHALLENGE! We challenge to you broaden your reading horizons. You have one year to complete the challenge. THERE WILL BE PRIZES! One entry per person. Please enter at one branch only. Good luck!