Parkersburg & Wood County Public Library

Connecting Community – Broadening Horizons

Library Opening Soon!

We will open Wednesday, January 10th. We appreciate your patience as we finish up the move and renovations. There is still some construction to be done with the elevator, a wall, stair steps and decorative work for the kid’s entrance to the Young Reader’s Room. We look forward to everyone enjoying the renovations!

New Books list updated

NEW MATERIALS LIST – UPDATED November 24, 2017

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NEW MATERIALS (3 entries)
NAME # OF RECORDS
1 New Fiction, Paperbacks and Graphic Novels 255
1 New Non Fiction 176
3 All New Materials 810

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Thanksgiving Holiday

All Parkersburg Wood County Libraries will be closed on Thursday, November 23, 2017, so that we may celebrate the Thanksgiving Holiday. We will be open regular hours on Friday, November 24th. May you and your family and friends have a peaceful and abundant Thanksgiving Day

West Virginia Family Read Week

The Parkersburg Wood County Young Readers’ Room has special events each day during the week of November 13-18, 2017, in celebration of West Virginia Family Read Week.

Monday:  Fairy Storytime   4-5 p.m.    Read “The Friendship Fairy”, make some crafts, and get a copy of the book to take home!

Tuesday: Read With a Canine Pal  4-6 p.m.   Read with a trained therapy dog.  Call 304-420-4587 , extension 504, to register.

Wednesday: Your Teeth will Thank You 4-5 p.m.   Share a story and learn to take care of your teeth.  Participants will get a free toothbrush, toothpaste, and a tooth saver necklace.

Thursday: A Bad Case of Stripes 4-5 p.m.   We will read “A Bad Case of Stripes”, play some games and make a craft.  (We may even have some Lima Beans like Camilla Cream!)

Friday: Lunch Bunch 11 a.m. – 12 p.m.   We will eat lunch together and spend some quality time reading to our children.