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LEGO Club Kick-off Big Sucess
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 The Lego kick-off sessions were a big success in both age groups.  The plan is to have a session each month for each age group.  In FEBRUARY, MARCH , and APRIL, GRADES 4-8 WILL MEET on the 2nd TUESDAY @ 6:30 P.M.  The K-3 GRADERS WILL MEET on the 4th THURSDAY @ 6:30 P.M.  If you have questions, please call the library at 573.796.2642.K3 admire work

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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
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ebook how-to guide for mobile devices

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Winners Announced

Adult Winter Read

snowmanThe winners have been drawn in our 4th Annual Adult Winter Read. Our adult patrons participated during the months of January and February to culminate in a drawing for 15 $20.00 Chamber of Commerce Gift Certificates.  For each book, ebook, or audio cd from this library that they read or listened to during that 2 month period, they filled out a chance to win. And the winners are: Janet Anderson, Pat Baker, Linda Gasper, Sharon Gathercole, Angels Holden, Cara Holliday, Patti Kempker, Roger Kirchoff, Wanda Sue Mason, Cherie Snellen, Virginia strein, Karen Strickfaden, Jenice Taggart, Sharon Wheatley, and Tracy Wright.  Our winners know that "Reading is 'Snow' much fun!" Winners may stop in the library anytime to claim their prize.


 Book Club Meets
March 11

book coverThe March selection for the Library Book Club is "About Grace" by Anthony Doerr.  All are welcome to join the book discussion on Wednesday, March 11, at 1 p.m. in the Bolinger Room upstairs at the library. 


 Winter Holiday Closings

The Library will be closed on Monday, February 16 for President's Day.


House Cleaning Bag Book Sale

Currently, we have an on-going book sale of items that have been pulled from our collection for lack of circulation.  Fill a paperbag with hardbacks, paperbacks, and videos for $5.00.  Don't miss out on this great bargain.  Stop in frequently to see what has been added.  Recently we weeded paperback romance and mystery.

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



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