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

Thank you to our community members for supporting the ‘Love Your Heart’ health screening event last week! Special thanks to the Grundy County Memorial Hospital staff for providing this free service, as well as the Parkersburg Brother’s Market and Friends of the Library members providing the free breakfast. Congratulations to Cam-the winner of the drawing of the beautiful lap quilt, donated by the A-P Quilter’s Club.

Our book club book selection this month is:  Mindless Eating, by Brian Wansink.  The date for the Brown Bag Book Club is Monday, March 12 at noon, and then that evening at 6:30 pm, Crystal Petersen, dietitian from the Grundy County Memorial Hospital, will join us for the book discussion.  Healthy snacks provided, and all are welcomed to attend! Please call the library with any questions at 319-346-2442.

New Fiction:   Night Moves by Jonathan Kellerman, Poison by John Lescroart, Fifty Fifty by James Patterson and Candice Fox.

New DVD:   I Heart Minnie.

Calendar of Events:

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

March 5, 12, 19, 26    Clothes Closet     6:00-7:30 pm.

March 12         Friends of the Library meeting            8:30 am.

March 12         Brown Bag Book Club             12:00 noon.

March 12         Mindless Eating Program        6:30 pm.

March 13         Library Board Meeting            4:45 pm

March 12-16    Spring Break Crafts & Board Games   daily

 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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