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

Stop in and see some awesome creativity shared with us by Becky Schrage! Our glass display case is full of neat new ways to use up old, unwanted books. Thank you, Becky, for sharing this with us! 

In addition to the mailer that lists our upcoming programs, (Spring Tea on May 3, Dementia 2-Part program, and more) we have a new one to add to the lineup:  Bike Safety Program with Lex Dannenbring.  This free program will be held on Saturday, May 5, at 10:30 am, weather-permitting.  All children in grades K-6 are welcome to attend.  Bike and helmet are not required, but bring them if you can!  Please call the library with any questions, at 319-346-2442. 

New Fiction:   Only By Death by Kathy Herman, I Have Lost My Way by Gayle Forman, Sunburn by Laura Lippman, The Weaver’s Daughter by Sarah E. Ladd, The Sixth Day by Catherine Coulter, Twenty-One Days by Anne Perry, Final Girls by Riley Sager, Blind Betrayal by Nancy Mehl, The Fallen by David Baldacci.

New Non-Fiction:   The Dog at My Feet by Callie Smith Grant.

New DVDs:   The Greatest Showman, Jumanji, Pitch Perfect 3

Calendar of Events:

April 25, May 2, 9, 16, 23, 30    Wednesday Morning Story Time   10:00-11:00.

April 30, May 7, 14, 21    Clothes Closet,     6:00-7:30 pm.

April 25  Early-Out Kids program, 1-3 pm.

May 3,  Spring Tea with Kathy Wilson (please RSVP)  1:30 pm

May 8,  Library Board Meeting,  4:45 pm.

 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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Welcome to Parkersburg, Iowa blog!

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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