Welcome to the new Moniteau County Library website!
We have included some great new resources for our patrons and many new features are on the way including staff blogs, a calendar of events, book reviews and more.
If you are new to the website or our library, please review our FAQ page for a wealth of information.
We want you to check back often to see what’s new on the website and when you’re in the area, stop by the library! We have a lot of great activities planned and many wonderful books, movies and resources for you to explore. Whether you’re interested in a school subject, furthering your education, looking for a great book or exploring a new hobby, we’re here for you!
NEW book ARRIVALS
The Summer Guests by Mary Alice Monroe
When a sudden storm threatens the coasts of Florida and South Carolina, an eclectic group of evacuees flee for the farm of their friends Grace and Charles Phillips in North Carolina. They bring with them only the few treasured possessions they can carry. Strangers to all but the Phillips, they must ride out the storm together.
The Oracle by Clive Cussler
The husband-and-wife treasure-hunting team of Sam and Remi Fargo return in a new adventure as they search for an ancient scroll--which carries a deadly curse.
The Summer of Sunshine and Margot by Susan Mallery
The Baxter sisters come from a long line of women with disastrous luck in love. But this summer, Sunshine and Margot will turn disasters into destiny.
Mrs. Everything by Jennifer Weiner
A timely exploration of two sisters' lives from the 1950s to the present as they struggle to find their places--and be true to themselves--in a rapidly evolving world.
Rising Water: The Story of the Thai Cave Rescue by Marc Aronson
The incredible true story of the twelve boys trapped with their coach in a flooded cave in Thailand and their inspiring rescue.
Far and Away by Fern Michaels
With her three extraordinary friends by her side, Sophie De Luca is ready to confront a terrible wrong that occurred within her new house decades ago.
Biloxi by Mary Miller
Newly single, retired, and waiting for an inheritance that may never come, sixty-three-year-old Louis McDonald makes the impulsive, life-changing decision to adopt a dog.
Skin Game by Stuart Woods
When Teddy Fay receives a freelance assignment from a gentleman he can't refuse, he jets off to Paris on the hunt for a treasonous criminal.
Whiskers in the Dark by Rita Mae Brown
Death stalks the Blue Ridge Mountains as a centuries-old mystery resurfaces and murder mars the lead-up to an annual beagle competition.
Queen Bee by Dorothea Benton Frank
A Sullivan's Island beekeeper navigates her demanding hypochondriac mother and flamboyant rival sister while immersing herself in the lives of two young neighbor boys and their widowed father.
The Broken Girls by Simone St. James
More than sixty years after one of four friends in a reputedly haunted boarding school goes missing, journalist Fiona Sheridan resolves to learn her sister's fate before a harrowing discovery is made.
The Au Pair by Emma Rous
Years after her mother killed herself the day of her birth, Seraphine Mayes uncovers a family photograph that raises dangerous questions about her family, her twin brother Danny, and the family's au pair.
Undaunted: Surviving Jonestown, Summoning Courage, and Fighting Back by Jackie Speier
An inspiring and powerful memoir of surviving the Jonestown massacre and becoming a fearless voice against injustice and inequality by California congresswoman Jackie Speier.
The Never Game by Jeffrey Deaver
A woman has gone missing in Silicon Valley and her father has hired Colter Shaw to find her. The son of a survivalist family, Shaw is an expert tracker. But what seems a simple investigation quickly thrusts him into the dark heart of America's tech hub and the cutthroat billion-dollar video-gaming industry.
A Love to Behold by Sharlene MacLaren
A tale of people who grow strong in the face of adversity and a church that learns love, compassion, and acceptance, even in the face of cruelty and hatred.
Glory Road by Lauren Denton
Tells the story of three generations of women navigating the uncertain pathways of their hearts during a summer that promises to bring change--whether they're ready for it or not.
New Movie Arrivals
Outlander: Season 4
Continues the story of time-traveling 20th century doctor Claire Fraser and her 18th century Highlander husband Jamie Fraser as they try to make a home for themselves in colonial America.
The Adventures of Sharkboy and Lavagirl
Max dreams of a world far away from his own called Planet Drool. One day the heroes of Planet Drool, Shark Boy and Lava Girl, materialize on earth needing Max's help.
Spy Kids Triple Feature
Includes: Spy Kids; Spy Kids 2 The Island of Lost Dreams; and Spy Kids 3 Game Over
The Vampire Diaries: The Complete Series
The lives, loves, dangers and disasters in the town, Mystic Falls, Virginia. Creatures of unspeakable horror lurk beneath this town as a teenage girl is suddenly torn between two vampire brothers.
How to Train Your Dragon: 3-Movie Collection
Join Hiccup and Toothless on the adventure of a lifetime as they defy tradition and form an unlikely friendship that changes both of their worlds forever.
A heartfelt comedy about a recently paroled ex-convict who strikes up an unusual and unlikely friendship with a paralyzed billionaire.
Fighting With My Family
Former wrestler Ricky and his wife make a living performing with their children Paige and Zak. When brother and sister get the chance to audition for WWE, they learn that becoming a WWE Superstar demands more than they ever imagined possible.
Isn’t It Romantic
Natalie, a lifelong love cynic, encounters a mugger that renders her unconscious, waking to discover that her life has become her worst nightmare - a romantic comedy.
Happy Death Day 2U
She thought she solved her murder by reliving her death, but Tree Gelbman becomes caught in a deadlier time loop when a new killer targets her friends .
A young mother is concerned about her 8-year-old son's disturbing behavior and thinks that something supernatural may be at work.
The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part
Emmet, Lucy & Batman are back in an epic adventure as they face a huge threat from outer space that will test their courage, creativity and may reveal how special they really are.
Gloria is drawn into a dangerous world of cross-border crime. Surviving will require all of her cunning, inventiveness and strength.
A fishing captain's quiet life is shattered when his ex-wife ensnares him in a heinous plot to murder her new, violent husband.
David Dunn pursues the Beast, which is Kevin Crumb's superhuman personality. The encounters with the Beast escalate as Elijah Price materializes as an orchestrator who knows critical secrets about both Dunn and Crumb.
Though Kevin has evidenced 23 personalities to his trusted psychiatrist, there remains one still submerged who is set to materialize and dominate the others.
The Kid Who Would Be King
When a bullied kid discovers Excalibur, the legendary Sword in the Stone, he and his friends (and enemies) join the wizard Merlin to fight evil.
Mary Poppins Returns
Mary Poppins helps the Banks family remember the joy of what it's like to be a child.
Holmes & Watson
Detective Sherlock Holmes and Dr. John Watson join forces to investigate a mysterious murder at Buckingham Palace.
An epic tale of how a bureaucratic Washington insider quietly became the most powerful man in the world as Vice President to George W. Bush.
Earl, a broke man in his 80’s, is offered a job that simply requires him to drive. But unbeknownst to Earl, he's just signed on as a drug courier for a Mexican cartel.
Dexter: The Complete Series
A crime drama about Dexter Morgan, a man who leads a double life as an incredibly likeable forensics expert for the police and as an emotionless vigilante serial killer.
Reveals the origin story of half-human, half-Atlantean Arthur Curry and takes him on the journey of his lifetime—one that will not only force him to face who he really is, but to discover if he is worthy of who he was born to be.
Maya is a 40-year-old woman struggling with frustrations from unfulfilled dreams until she gets the chance to prove to Madison Avenue that street smarts are as valuable as book smarts.
Events at the Library
This new feature is coming soon. We will post upcoming events at the Library and provide a way for you to conveniently register online.