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Don't forget to VOTE on Tuesday, November 4

vote logo6 AM to 7 PM

Polling Places for Moniteau County: 

California 1 & 2: St. Paul's Lutheran Church Basement; 207 N. Owen St.; California

California 3:  California City Hall; 500 S. Oak St.; California

Clarksburg:  Clarksburg City Hall;104 E. State St.; Clarksburg

Harmony:  Friendship Baptist Church; 33673 Hwy. 87; California

High Point: High Point School; 61120 Highway C; High Point

Jamestown/Lupus: Jamestown Community Center; 130 E. Row; Jamestown

Latham:  Latham School; 156 School St.; Latham

McGirk:  McGirk Community Center; High St.; McGirk

Tipton/Fortuna:  Tipton Knights of Columbus Hall; 117 E. Hwy 50; Tipton

Walker West:  First Baptist Church, 207 High St.; California


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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


JOIN US @ 10:30 A.M. EACH WEDNESDAY UPSTAIRS in the EARLY LITERACY CENTER.  Stories and activities are geared for a 3-5 year old audience.  Babies and toddlers are welcome to play in the center during that time.


Trivia Night - Big Success

trivia night logoThanks to everyone who participated in our first Smartypants Trivia Night fundraiser.  Eight teams enjoyed an evening of fun by testing their trivia knowledge in 10 categories.  The winning team was 'Out of Our Minds' consisting of Rudy Schroeder, Jay and Eileen Gattimeier, Harvey and Ann Tettlebaum, Brad Baer, Chris Carmody, and Dennis Donley. Their names will be added to a plaque that will be displayed in the library.  Other teams represented the California FFA, KRLL (Wise KracKers), the Historical Society (History Nuts), the Book Worm Quilters, library staff and volunteers (Dewey Decimaters), and teams led by Sally Vogel and Morris Burger (BSers), and Kenny Jones (Kautchman's Corner). Thanks to the 'Friends of the Library' for sponsoring this event.


Quilt Time!

quilt photoThe Book Worm Quilters are busy finishing this year's quilt that they donate to the library.  The picture shows it in the quilting frame.  Chances are available at the library for $1.00 each or 6/$5.00.  The drawing will be on Friday, November 14.  Don't miss out on this annual fundraiser for the library.


Book Club Meets
November 12

BC cover guest listThe November selection for the Library Book Club is "God's Guest List" by Debbie Macomber.  All are welcome to join the book discussion on Wednesday, November 12, 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.  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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