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Students with Books

All Wood County Schools students are invited to participate in the summer reading challenge!

Program made possible by the generosity of The Spartan Foundation and Hap and Meg Esbenshade.

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Step One:

Read books from the summer book list on and record them on your log.

Need a new book list and log?

PreK-Grade 1 Book List and Log

Grades 2-3 Book List and Log

Grades 4-5 Book List and Log

Middle School Book List and Log

High School Book List and Log

Step Two:

Collect golden tickets for each book read on your list by stopping by any pick up location.

Ticket Pick Up Locations

  • Parkersburg & Wood County Library, 3100 Emerson Avenue, Parkersburg, WV 26101

  • South Parkersburg Library, 1807 Blizzard Dr, Parkersburg, WV 26101

  • Vienna Public Lirbary, River Road, Vienna, WV 26105

  • Williamstown Public Library, 201 W Fifth Street, Williamstown, WV 26187

  • If attending a Wood County Schools Summer Learning Program, pick up your tickets in the school office.

  • If attending Energy Express or the YMCA summer program, pick up from your program coordinator.

  • Tickets may be picked up at the Wood County Schools book fair (dates listed below).

  • Wood County Schools Board of Education, 1210 13th Street, Parkersburg, WV 26101 ; Daily from 8:00am-4:30pm

Step Three:

Use your golden tickets at the Wood County Schools summer book fairs!

Summer Book Fair Dates

  • July 10, 2024

    Emerson Elementary Gymnasium, 2:00 - 6:00pm

    1605 36th St, Parkersburg, WV 26104

  • August 29, 2024

    Wood County Schools, Lincoln Warehouse, 3:00-6:00pm

    Beside Vandevender Middle School

    918 31st St, Parkersburg, WV 26104

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Students with Books

Students with books

Students with Books