Parkersburg & Wood County Public Library

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Civil Rights and Martin Luther King, Jr. at Your Library

  On January 21, the library will be closed as we observe Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day.  This is a day for the nation to think about Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., a minister, civil rights activist and nonviolent leader. Dr. King is recognized as one of the most prominent leaders in the Civil […]

Book Club: January is for New Beginnings!

Get inspired by one of these moving stories about starting over! Join us in 2019 for our themed book club. Each month, read a book of your choice on a designated topic. Then join us on the second Wednesday at 4:00pm for some laid-back conversation and coffee. January’s meeting will be on Wednesday, January 9, […]

Creative Holiday Gift Ideas

Would you rather spend your December weekends creating gifts for your loved ones, instead of braving the crowds at the mall?  Then we have some inspiration for you! Stop by to take a look at our Creative Christmas Gift Ideas display, which is filled with books all about crafting, baking, building, and creating in the […]

Holiday Cooking and Baking Inspiration

Whether you are hosting for the holidays, or just bringing a side, it isn’t too early to start planning the menu! Check out some of the books in our collection of holiday cooking and baking titles.