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LEGO Club Meets on December 30
Lego bricks

 Be sure to sign up for our kick-off event as there is a limit of 25 for each session. This acitivty is open to all children in Moniteau County at no charge. If you have questions or want to sign up, please call the library at 573.796.2642.
LEGO info


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 Electronic Geneology Resource Available

Link for Moniteau County Historical Society available under 'Resources'


Affordable Health Care link at this web page
- audio books and ebooks...        

ebook how-to guide for mobile devices

ebook compatible devices

ebook guide for Kindle

 All active library patrons may use this service.  Login to MissouriLibraries2go from our home page and use your library card number preceded by the letter P just as it shows on your library card.  Your password is your last name starting with a capital letter.  (up to 20 letters)  If you need assistance, call or stop by the library.









Upcoming Events

 Quilt Winner

Judy ScottThe library is pleased to announce the winner of our quilt is Judy Scott. (pictured with quilt)  Each year, the Book Worm Quilters, make and donate a quilt to be used as a fundraiser for the library.  The quilt raised $800.00 for the library.  Thanks to everyone who donated to make this fundraiser a big success.


Holiday Closings

holidaysThe Library will be closed on the following days:

January 1 for New Year's Day


Coming in the New Year:
Adult Winter Read

snowmanOur 4th Annual Adult Winter Read will begin on January 2 and end on February 28.  All adults are invited to participate in a drawing for 15 $20.00 Chamber of Commerce Gift Certificates.  For each book, ebook, or audio cd from this library that you read or listen to during that 2 month period, you are eligible to fill out a chance with your name and title to place in the fish bowl.  The more you read, the more chances you have to win.  Remember:  "Reading is 'Snow' much fun!"

 Book Club Meets

January 14

BC cover GuernseyThe January selection for the Library Book Club is "The Guernsey Literary and Potatoe Peel Pie Society" by Mary Ann Shaffer and Annie Barrows.  All are welcome to join the book discussion on Wednesday, January 14, at 1 p.m. in the Bolinger Room upstairs at the library.    ***********************************************

House Cleaning Book Sale

Currently, we have an on-going book sale of items that have been pulled from our collection for lack of circulation.  These include biographies, cookbooks, sewing, decorating, true crime, religious and others topics, as well as, fiction.  These are selling @ $1.00 or 6/$5.00.  There are also mass market paperbacks and VHS tapes available. Fill a paperbag for $5.00.  Don't miss out on this great bargain.  Stop in frequently to see what has been added.

storytime  Fall StoryTime has ended and will return in the spring.



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