The Emerson Library will re-open on Monday August 21st with regular schedule. Please be aware that this is an active construction site. The side parking lot is being used by the contractor. Enter the library on the lower level facing 31st Street (below the front entrance). Contractors have fenced off the front doors around the […]
The Emerson Library will remain closed during the week of August 14-20 as preparations continue for our upcoming renovations. We will let you know when we are ready to re-open on the Lower Level. In the meantime, our branches at South Parkersburg, Waverly and Williamstown will remain open. We ask that you not return materials while we are […]
Due to construction, the Library will no longer be a test site for the state civil service examinations. The WV Division of Personnel has announced that the new testing location will be at WVU-Parkersburg in the Workforce Development Building on 300 Campus Drive in Parkersburg, WV. Testing days and times will remain the same as […]
Welcome to our new website. We may have to tweak it a little over the next week, but hopefully things will be better.
Both the South Parkersburg Library and the Parkersburg & Wood County Public Library on Emerson Avenue are now setting up to be venues where local artists can exhibit their work. Are you a painter, sculptor, photographer, etc., or know someone who is? Give us a call or stop in today and pick up an application […]
February is Library Lovers’ Month! Or as Elizabeth Barrett Browning might say: “How do we love libraries? Count the ways– We love them to browse and wonder and learn. Our minds can reach, when for ideas we yearn…” Or, to swap sonnet for listicle, here is how you can best show your love for us, […]
Check out our library book totes, reading-themed insulated drink bottles, and our library cookbook! On sale now at reasonable prices.
Our Williamstown Branch Manager, Nancy Morehead is featured on the front page of today’s “Parkersburg News & Sentinel.” Congratulations, Nancy, on a job well done! Our thanks to the newspaper for the excellent article and beautiful photos!
Best known for his Science Fiction Novels, Card has written many other forms and genres that appeal to audiences from teens to adults (kind of the Jack of all trades in the writers world). Card is known for his engrossing and moral stories and provocative view of a world in which individuals can make a […]