Parkersburg & Wood County Public Library

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Adult Services Librarian Position


Adult Services Librarian

The Parkersburg and Wood County Public Library is accepting applications for an Adult Services Librarian at the Emerson Library. The full time position supervises circulation staff and assists Director along with other department heads with management of the library. The position is responsible for assisting patrons in securing information and in using the resources of the library to meet their specific needs through the collection and programming.  Supervises collection development for adult books, reference, online resources and periodicals.  Reports directly to the Library Director

POSITION REQUIRES a Master’s degree in Library Science from an ALA accredited school, at least 3 years of management experience, knowledge of general reference, and collection development experience. Hourly Pay starts at $23 based upon experience and education.  Full health insurance and matching state retirement are included. Position will be open until filled.

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Job Description


Parkersburg & Wood County Public Library

3100 Emerson Ave., Parkersburg, WV  26104

Phone: 420-4587 ext.501 / Email:


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New Online Resource Offering


We are pleased to announce the arrival of a new online resource for our patrons: Hoopla! With live streaming of music, videos, e-books and audiobooks, you are sure to find something to read, watch, and hear. Visit their website at and sign up, starting on March 1, 2018.

Grand Re-Opening

​Please join us as we celebrate our Grand ReOpening.

The Library will have the Grand ReOpening of the Emerson Library on Saturday, February 17th from 11am to 1pm.  There will be a meet and greet time from 11am to Noon, with speeches and ribbon cutting between Noon and 1pm.

We look forward to sharing this new entrance and other renovations with you on the 17th.
Refreshments will be provided by the Friends of the Parkersburg & Wood County Public Library and the Blennerhassett Chapter of the DAR.
Where: 3100 Emerson Ave., Parkersburg WV
When: Saturday, February 17th from 11am to 1pm.