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10:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M.

Tuesday and Thursday
10:00 A.M. - 8:00 P.M.

9:00 A.M. - 1:00 P.M.

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lego bricksLego Night at the library coming December 30 @ 6:30 p.m.  Watch here for more details.


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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:

Nov. 27-28 for Thanksgiving; open Saturday Nov. 29

Dec. 24-25 for Christmas

January 1 for New Year's Day

Children Make Ornaments

Bring your child to the library on Saturday, December 6 for a special activity.  They will have the opportunity to decorate ornaments to put on the library tree from 10 a.m. until noon.  ornament               This activity is part of Christmas...California Style.  Come join the fun!

 Book Club Meets

December 10

book club coverThe December selection for the Library Book Club is "Christmas Eve at Friday Harbor" by Lisa Klaypas.  All are welcome to join the book discussion on Wednesday, December 10, at 1 p.m. in the Bolinger Room upstairs at the library.    ***********************************************

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


  NOTICE: WE ARE NO LONGER ACCEPTING ANY DONATIONS OF BOOKS AND MEDIA.  We simply do not have staff time and storage space to handle all that we receive.  We do not plan any future sales in this format.  All fundraising to benefit the library is handled by the Friends of the Library.

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