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: Thanks to all who attended the book talk and book signing event held last week with Scott Cawelti. It's hard to believe it is the 40th anniversary of the horrible event that he covered in his book, Brother's Blood: a Heartland Cain and Abel. Also a big thank you to Mr. Cawelti for the insightful information on challenges in writing this book. 

Coming up next is author Lawn Griffiths, who will be joining us on October 5, at 7 PM for a book talk and signing event of his new book, Batting Rocks Over the Barn. His book was selected for the Brown Bag Book Club of the month. All are welcome. 

Another guest speaker and author, Joyce Knock, will be joining us on October 7 from 1:30-3 PM during our WOW early-out after school program. Ms. Knock will read to the children her book, I am NOT DUMB and I am NOT A Stinky BUTT, which addresses the subject of bullying. Because we are having a special guest for the program, all are welcomed to the event, but a friendly reminder: children in preschool or younger are required to have an adult present with them.  Thanks. 


Calendar of Events:

October 1,8,15,22,29 Story Time from 10-11AM

September 28, October 5,12,19,26 Clothes Closet 6-7:30 PM

October 5 Lawn Giffiths, Author, 7PM for the Brown Bag Book Club

October 7 WOW Program, Joyce Knock, Author, 1:30-3PM




Library HOurs:

Monday 10-8, 

Tuesday 10-5:30

Wednesday 10-8

Thursday 10-5:30

Friday 10-5:30

Saturday 10-1 

Deb Decker, Director

Kothe Memorial Library

309 3rd Street, PO Box 160

Parkersburg, Iowa   50665



















The Swimming Pool is open. Family Pass is $105.00 for 5 people, and $10.00 additional for each person. Single pass is $55.00. Daily admission is $3.00 for anyone over 4 years old. $1.00 for age 3 and under. Everyone is required to pay even if they are only observing.  Pool rental is $60.00 for private parties. Forms for reservation are in the Guard House. 









More information to come soon. 








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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