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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 […]

The Great American Read

Be sure to watch the new PBS series: The Great American Read. Hosted by Meredith Viera, this will be an 8 part series that highlights the power of reading, featuring America’s 100 best loved novels. (chosen in a national survey) The Parkersburg and Wood County Library will be happy to reserve any of these books […]

Give Local MOV – Young Reader’s Room Entrance

The Library is participating again in this year’s Give Local MOV.  We have matching funds of up to $1,800. We are raising funds to jazz up the entrance to the Young Reader’s Room.  We are looking to add a mural background and a carved wood tree for the small children’s door on the side (kid’s will […]