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After a long winter and lots happening behind the scenes at the library, we are ready to get back to storytime.  Join us for Spring Storytime on Wednesday mornings beginning April 16 @ 10:30 a.m.  The story and activity are planned for preschoolers.  All are welcome.  
Coming soon...Early Literacy Activity Center.  More information will be available soon.


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New 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

Murder Mystery Dinner Theater Returns drama mask

The Friends of the Library will host their second annual Dinner Theater Fundraiser on Friday, May 2, 2014 at Friendship Hall of the California UCC.   The 3 course dinner will feature your choice of Stuffed Chicken Breast or German Pot Roast and will be served at 6:45 p.m. (doors open at 6:30)  The Jamestown H S Drama Club will present "Clue: a Killer Reunion"  between the dinner courses using the stage and microphones.  For more information or to purchase tickets, contact the library @ 573.796.2642 or stop by during library hours.  NO TICKETS WILL BE SOLD AT THE DOOR.  Proceeds from the event will benefit the Moniteau County Library Summer Reading Program.

     Book Club Meets

May 14

The May selection for the Library Book Club is "" by.  All are welcome to join the book discussion on Wednesday, May 14, at 1 p.m. in the Bolinger Room upstairs at the library.


  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.  After the fall sale, we do not plan any future sales in this format.  All fundraising to benefit the library will be handled by the Friends of the Library beginning in 2014.

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