Monday, Wednesday, Friday:
9:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M.

Tuesday and Thursday
10:00 A.M. - 6:00 P.M.

Saturday and Sunday

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For Adults

Moniteau County Library has a variety of materials, resources and programs for our adult patrons. 



Print Collection: Our collection of adult fiction features best sellers and popular authors. There is a wide range of Reference and Non-Fiction titles for research or special interests. We also have a large print collection for those who find that format easier to read.

  • Latham Family Award Winning Book Collection: This collection is funded by the Latham family in memory of Dr. and Mrs. Kenyon Latham. It includes books from the following awards: Aventis, Caldecott, Edgars, National, Newberry, Nobel & Pulitzer. There are books for young children and youth, as well as many books for adults - quality fiction, poetry, biography, science, history and more!
  • Media Collections: Our collection includes audio books in CD format and movies in DVD and VHS tape formats.

Programming for Adults:

Clubs: The library has several groups that meet regularly to share common interests.

  • The Book Club is reactivating soon.  Watch here for more information.
  • Wood Place Bookworm Sewers & Quilters: Kathy Shoemaker sewing Groups meet in Heyssel Hall
    • Quilters meet 10-4 on Tuesdays. This group starts a  new quilt top quarterly.
    • Sewers meet 6-8 pm Tuesday evenings. Join this group to sew a variety of projects of your choice with assistance from group leader, Sandy Schaeffer.  Equipment needed:  sewing machine & fabrics.


Upcoming Events

Join us on Wednesday mornings at 10:30 
upstairs at the library.    Fun stories, singing,
and crafts for 3-5 yr. olds.  

Preschool Spring Story Time


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