Parkersburg & Wood County Public Library

Connecting Community – Broadening Horizons



Patrons unable to access our collection in person may send inquiries by mail or EMAIL ( Please be
aware of the following guidelines.

  • Our minimum research fee is $2.00 per request (each obit would count as a request)
    plus $.10/page for photocopies.
  • There is a limit of 5 requests at a time.
  • If requesting article/obituary from a newspaper, you must provide us with at least a month and a year for us to initiate a search.
  • Similarly, if requesting information from our census microfilm reels, you must provide us with at least a state, township/district/borough, and a year.
  • A pdf copy of our microfilm holdings is here.

Here is a listing of Genealogy web sites that may be of help.