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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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The Library will be CLOSED on Saturday & Monday, December 24 & 26
Monday, January 2


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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 Winner

Kathi Moore & quiltWe are happy to announce that Kathi Moore is the winner of the Library wall hanging.  Her name was drawn at the Moniteau County Library Board meeting on November 17, 2016.                        








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.



Book Club Meets December 14, 2016

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The next selection for the Library Book Club is "The Sound of Sleigh Bells" by Cindy Woodsmall.  
All are welcome to join the book discussion on Wednesday, December 14, at 1 p.m. in the Bolinger Room upstairs at the library. 



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