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Sign up May 21-23 during Library Hours.
All ages from babies through high school included.
Program runs from May 26-July 31

 Parasol Puppet ShowFirst Program:  
Professional Puppet Show
"Susie Saves the Day"
Thursday, May 28 - 2 Performances
10 a.m.  for Preschoolers
6:30 p.m. for those entering K-4th grade



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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


  Summer Reading Club sign up begins Thursday, May 21.  The next programming for preschoolers is the puppet show on Thursday, May 28 at 10 a.m.  Regular storytime will resume Wednesday, June 3 with sessions for babies and toddlers (birth-35 months) and preschoolers (age 3-5 years, not entering Kindergarten) at 10:30 a.m. upstairs at the library.


 Book Club Meets

June 10

BC cover IrelandThe next selection for the Library Book Club is "Forgetting Ireland" by Bridget Connelly. All are welcome to join the book discussion on Wednesday, June 10, at 1 p.m. in the Bolinger Room upstairs at the library. 


Friends of the Library Sponsor Family Feud

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Mark your calendar on Saturday, June 27 for Family Feud.  This fundraising event will be held at UCC Friendship Hall (101 N. Oak St.) beginning at 6:00 p.m.   The evening will begin with a Sundae Bar where you can create your own sundae with a variety of toppings.  There will be musical entertainment provided by Library Director, Connie Walker and her sister, Linda Cable.  At 7:00 the Family Feud game will begin and feature eight local families.  If your family is interested in participating in the game (5 members on a team), please call the library and ask for Connie for more information.  Admission to this event will be a donation at the door.  Money raised will go for new carpet tiles in the library.



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