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Instant Availability; NO Waiting

ebsco ebook logoTo Login to these sources you must have a library card.  Use the letters MCLP then add your patron number with no extra space.  Example: MCLP345
After you login, you will see a variety of resources from which to choose.  The ebook collection is the second one on the left side of the screen.  On the next screen, choose the second choice, 'Public Library Collection'.  
- audio books, ebooks, and now digital magazines...
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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 796-2642 or stop by the library.

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Upcoming Events

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An 8 minute You Tube video about our library and its services.

Moniteau County Library @ Wood Place has a Facebook page! 
Visit us for news and updates about what is happening at your local library. "Like" us to help get the word out about how we serve the Moniteau County community. 

Quilt Chances Available

Quilt 2016Stop by the library to see this beautiful quilted wall hanging/lap robe that was made by the Wood Place Bookworm Quilters and donated to the library.  Chances are $1.00each or 6/$5.00.  The drawing will be November 17.  



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@ 10:30 A.M. through October 26.

40 preschool children voted for their favorite Building Block nominee for the 2016 Award.  10 children chose 'Simon's Bed' by Christian Trimmer.  cover of Simons bed  There was a tie for second place:  'Vincent Paints His House' by Tedd Arnold and 'The Whale in My Swimming Pool' by Joyce Wan.  All votes have been submitted to be counted for this Missouri State Library Award.


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UCC - 7 p.m.
JOIN the FUNdraiser for the library.



Book Club Meets November 9,2016
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The next selection for the Library Book Club is "The Witness" by Nora Roberts.  
All are welcome to join the book discussion on Wednesday, November 9, at 1 p.m. in the Bolinger Room upstairs at the library. 



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