Parkersburg & Wood County Public Library

Connecting Community – Broadening Horizons


Hiking, Camping, and Backpacking… Oh My!

Summer is the perfect time for camping, backpacking, and hiking. Whether you are expert-level or a beginner, you will learn something new from our collection of resources. Just stay away from lions, tigers, and bears.      

Beachy Vibes, Summer Reads

source Can’t wait to get away this summer?  We can help you get those vacation vibes, even if you have to stay home. Take a look at these summer reads:    

Closed for Independence Day

In observance of Independence Day, all Parkersburg & Wood County Public Library locations will be closed on Thursday, July 4. We will reopen for our normal hours on Friday, July 5. .

It’s Criminal! True Crime in the Library

Have you already burned through your true crime podcasts and netflix queue? If so, then go old-school and check out a book! From gory to white-collar, of-the-moment to historical, scientific to hard-boiled, we’ve got a book for you.