Parkersburg & Wood County Public Library

Connecting Community – Broadening Horizons

A Universe of Stories – 2019 Adult Summer Reading Events

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Special Events for Adults

June 13th — 7:00 p.m. — Kickoff concert with Tom Roddey

June 20th — 7:00 pm — An evening with beekeeper Ken Bachman

June 22nd — 10:00 a.m. — Inaugural meeting of the Breakfast Club (registration required).

Special Guest is Petia Johnson of Unity Cafe.

June 29th — 2:00 pm — Appalachian mushrooms with Walt Sturgeon

July 11th — 7:00 pm — Mike Kubisek with a world of stories

July 13th — 10:00 am — Breakfast Club

July 18th — 7:00 pm — An evening with Jim Miracle, jack of all trades

July 20th — 12:00pm — Stories galore with Judy Tarowsky

July 20th — 2:00 pm — Monsoon tales with David Mould

July 23rd — All day activities to wrap up Summer Reading event

Got a Bumper Crop? We can help with that.

It’s that time of year again, when your garden is exploding with produce! So. Many. Zucchini. Cherry tomatoes for days! You can take it to the office or put it in a “free” box on your driveway.

Or you could preserve it so, when you are dying for something tasty, you can enjoy your harvest all winter long.

 

 

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Travel: Weird and Off-the-Beaten-Path

If you are tired of the typical weekend trip to tourist traps, then you might want to take a look at our collection of weird and off-the-beaten-path travel guides.

The Mothman! The World’s Largest Prairie Dog! The Mystery Hole! The Andy Warhol Museum!  Go get ’em!

 

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Hiking, Camping, and Backpacking… Oh My!

Summer is the perfect time for camping, backpacking, and hiking.

Whether you are expert-level or a beginner, you will learn something new from our collection of resources. Just stay away from lions, tigers, and bears.

 

 

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Tall and True Tales with Judy Tarowsky

Please join us on Saturday, July 20th at 12:00 p.m., for some stories to remember with our friend, Judy Tarowsky. We are climate controlled for those hot and humid days.