Parkersburg, Iowa is a great place to do business, live and raise a family. Our community slogan is "Come Grow With Us." Located in the southern part of Butler County, Iowa, the quality of life in Parkersburg is outstanding, and people continue to have a "can do" attitude.

The Parkersburg school system is a strength within our community, featuring outstanding educators and a staff who put kids first. Recreational opportunities are plentiful, with a swimming pool, two golf courses, three parks, a fitness center, ball parks, and a campground, just to highlight a few.

Come visit Parkersburg, Iowa and see "first hand" what makes our community special.

Library News

Save the date!  Coming soon to Kothe Memorial Library:  ‘Love Your Heart’ Free Heart Disease Risk Screening Program.  On Thursday, February 22, from 7:00-8:30 am, the Grundy County Memorial Hospital will be on hand to provide a free 15 minute health screening with immediate results you can take with you.  The assessment includes blood pressure, BMI, cholesterol and glucose.  Please call or stop in at the library to reserve your free spot at this event.  You need to stop eating and drinking 10-12 hours prior to your screening.   Call the library with any questions at 319-346-2442.

New Fiction:   Lincoln in the Bardo by George Saunders, City of Endless Night by Douglas Preston, America-Looking Back Through the Life of the Craig Family by McKayla St. John.

New DVDs:   Despicable Me 3, The Hateful Eight, Stronger.

Calendar of Events:

Jan.   24, 31, Feb. 7, 14, 21, 28    Wednesday Morning Story Time   10:00-11:00.

Jan.    29, Feb. 5, 12, 19, 26    Clothes Closet     6:00-7:30 pm.

Feb. 7.  Early-Out Program, 1:00-3:00 pm.

Feb. 12.  Friends of the Library meeting, 8:30 am.

Feb. 12.  Brown Bag Book Club, 12:00 noon.

Feb. 13.  Library Board meeting, 4:45 pm.

Feb. 21.  Early-Out Program, 1:00-3:00 pm.

Feb. 22.  Love Your Heart, screening program, 7:00-8:30 am (RSVP).

 Library Hours:

Monday 10-8

Tuesday 10-5:30

Wednesday 10-8

Thursday 10-5:30

Friday 10-5:30

Saturday 10-1

Website: http://www.parkersburg.lib.ia.us

Government & Services
On the Parkersburg City Government & Services page, find essential services information for the Fire Department, Police Department, Emergency Medical Services & City Hall, as well as links to the City Council, its Committees & Boards, and meeting minutes.
City Hall: 319-346-2262, Police Department: 319-346-2422, Parkersburg Economic Development: 319-346-1023
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POSTED 27th December 2012

Learn about the History of Parkersburg and our Historical Society. Also, find links to the following Community pages:

American Legion &
Legion Auxiliary

Girl Scouts and Boy Scouts
Parkersburg Churches
Lions Club
Rotary Club

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