Parkersburg & Wood County Public Library

Connecting Community – Broadening Horizons

Parkersburg Library Summer 2020 Read-a-Thon

Join us in a fun collaboration with the Alzheimer’s Associations of the Mid-Ohio Valley from Thursday July 16th until Thursday July 23th for a Read-a-thon Fundraiser. Get sponsored for time you read and help us raise money to help fight Alzheimer’s.
* Pick up your registration packet with more information at the Emerson, South, or Williamstown Library.

Online Event http://act.alz.org/goto/read-a-thon-2020

For more details, visit the Facebook Event at https://www.facebook.com/events/913800325806030 or call Stacey or Charley at the library at 304 420 4587.

New Escape Room Adventures

Ready for more Escapes?

Enjoy a tour of an iconic local history venue while using your wits to free yourself. Escape from Blennerhassett Island https://forms.gle/EdUMooqHGH7t1ysV6

Dodge the creature and Escape from the Cave! https://forms.gle/vPqXgKWZmdr5i5ne7

New Materials July 10th

NEW MATERIALS LIST – UPDATED July 10, 2020

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Bizarre Books

Have you had an uneventful year? Has 2020 been too normal for you? Well, have no fear, because these books from the library will change all that. With trips into the surreal, the strange, and the downright bizarre, these books are sure to make you say, “What in the world did I just read?”

Check out these titles — and more — at the library today!

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West Virginia Auto Insurance Survey

CarEver wonder if you’re getting the best deal on your car insurance?  Every year, the West Virginia Office of the Insurance Commissioner conducts a survey of insurers in the state and issues a report on their findings. They include pricing for various demographics, including age and marital status.

You can access the 2020 version here.