Parkersburg & Wood County Public Library

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The Big Library Read

Parkersburg and Wood County Public Library patrons can join thousands of readers worldwide in the largest global digital book club, Big Library Read, through the library. From October 1-15, booklovers can borrow, read and discuss award-winning author Katherine Locke’s The Girl with the Red Balloon ebook with no waitlists or holds by visiting our digital […]

Bewitching Books and Ghostly Tales

Whether you need costume inspiration, pumpkin-carving techniques, or spooky recipes, we’ve got a book for that! Here is a sample of our Halloween collection. Happy Halloween from the Parkersburg and Wood County Library.  

New! Great American Read Book Club

Please join us for our new book club to participate in PBS’s Great American Read series. The book club will be held at 10:00 a.m. on  second Wednesdays, June-October to accompany the TV series. You may select any book from the list of 100 books found HERE, as long as you haven’t read it before! […]

Read to Celebrate Memorial Day

Memorial Day is Monday, May 28th, and we think reading is a fantastic way to celebrate! Memorial Day began as an informal holiday celebrated at the end of May when people honored their loved ones who had passed. It was made a federal holiday in 1971, and has become the day we honor our fallen […]