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Upcoming Events


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. 


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Book Sale in Progress

 Lots of fiction and non-fiction, hardback and paperback.  Bargain prices.  Adding new items as room permits.  Sale now includes hardback children's picture books, some elementary fiction and paperback books and board books.  Don't miss out!   

storytimePart of Summer Reading Club

Wednesdays @ 10:30 a.m. upstairs in the Early Literacy Center for Baby/Toddlers and Preschoolers
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Programming for Summer Reading Club 

Tuesday, June 21 Tweens will play team-building games.

Thursday, June 23 Kids (entering K-4) will have jump rope activities led by the California Elementary PE teacher.   

There are programs for babies-teens at the library this summer.  Complete details are posted on this site under 'For Kids' and 'Tweens and Teens'.  Don't miss out on educational fun - not too late to join.


  Book Club Meets July 13
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The next selection for the Library Book Club is "Overseas" by Beatriz Williams.  
All are welcome to join the book discussion on Wednesday, July 13, at 1 p.m. in the Bolinger Room upstairs at the library.

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