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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.        

In Memorium: Dorothy S. (Muse) Chittum

In Memoriam Dorothy S. (Muse) Chittum Death: March 2019   Wood County Library Director, 1968-1988 “…To be a true library, it must be used.” The following is an excerpt from an article entitled “New Parkersburg South Library Opens to The Public,” published in the Parkersburg News and Sentinel on 31 Jan 2016, following the completion of the […]

She Has a Name

Have you ever noticed how many book titles refer to a woman only in relationship to other people, or only by her physical characteristics?     My Name is: Linda Wallheim My name is: Joan Castleman My name is: Naomi Malcolm Our names are: Stella, Ritzi, and Maria My name is: Marie Perry My name […]

South Library Manager

  South Parkersburg Library Manager Job Summary: • The Parkersburg and Wood County Public Library is accepting applications for a Librarian at the South Parkersburg Public Library. The position is in a supervisory role as a team leader, manages the daily operation of the South Parkersburg Library, plans special activities, and provides customer service to […]