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
Redemption by David Baldacci
Confronted by the first murder suspect of his early career while visiting his hometown, FBI detective Amos Decker reexamines startling connections to another crime that make him question if he arrested the wrong man years earlier.
The Better Sister by Alafair Burke
When a prominent Manhattan lawyer is murdered, two estranged sisters--one the dead man's widow, the other his ex--must set aside mistrust and old resentments. but can they escape their past?
The 13-Minute Murder by James Patterson
What do a psychiatrist, a mother, and an expert hitman have in common? Their time is running out.
Triple Jeopardy by Anne Perry
Young lawyer Daniel Pitt must defend a British diplomat accused of a theft that may cover up a deadly crime.
Someone Knows by Lisa Scottoline
Haunted by her role in a covered-up prank gone wrong twenty years earlier, Allie returns to her hometown for a friend's funeral and resolves to uncover the truth.
The Tale Teller by Anne Hillerman
Joe Leaphorn may have retired from the Tribal Police, but he finds himself knee-deep in a perplexing case involving a priceless artifact, a reminder of a dark time in Navajo history.
Two Weeks by Karen Kingsbury
A couple desperately waits to bring their adopted child home and a young mother is about to make the biggest decision of her life.
The Lost Girls of Paris by Pam Jenoff
Shines a light on the incredible heroics of the brave women of the World War II and weaves a mesmerizing tale of courage, sisterhood and the great strength of women to survive in the hardest of circumstances.
The Huntress by Kate Quinn
A battle-haunted English journalist and a Russian female bomber pilot join forces to track the Huntress, a Nazi war criminal gone to ground in America.
The A List by J. A. Jance
Ali Reynolds and her team race against the clock to stop this ruthless killer--before her own name is crossed out for good.
The Tinderbox by Beverly Lewis
When Sylvia Miller finds an old tinderbox of her father's, She is curious. Shocked by its secrets, she confronts her father. The truth will forever change not only her own life, but also that of her family and her Amish community.
The Cornwalls are Gone by James Patterson and Brendan DuBois
Captain Amy Cornwall has 48 hours to commit an unspeakable crime - or lose her family forever.
Blood Oath by Linda Fairstein
Explores the depths of Manhattan's secretive Rockefeller University in this timely, captivating thriller about the deep--and often deadly--reverberations of past sins.
The Last Second by Catherine Coulter
Pits special agents Nicholas Drummond and Michaela Caine against the head of a private space agency who has the power to end the world as we know it.
How Everything Became War and the Military Became Everything: Tales from the Pentagon by Rosa Brooks
Your Soul Purpose: Learn How to Access the Light Within by Kim Russo
Discover your soul purpose by harnessing your own energy and accessing the world beyond in this expert guide from the world-famous psychic medium.
American Moonshot: John F. Kennedy and the Great Space Race by Douglas Brinkley
Brings together the political, cultural, and scientific factors that fueled the development of NASA, which shot the United States to victory in the space race against the Soviet Union during the Cold War.
New Movie Arrivals
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.
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.
Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse
Introduces Brooklyn teen Miles Morales, and the limitless possibilities of the Spider-Verse, where more than one can wear the mask.
Ralph Breaks the Internet
Ralph and Vanellope risk it all by traveling to the world wide web--which may or may not survive Ralph's wrecking.
Inspired by a true friendship that transcended race, class, and the 1962 Mason-Dixon line.
Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald
After Newt Scamander helps to capture Gellert Grindelwald, the criminal soon escapes custody and begins gathering followers under his ideology of keeping magic for pure-blood wizards only.
A clairvoyant femme fatale has a premonition that one of the three men she is dating plans to murder her.
A young woman leads a band of outcasts to stop London, a predator city on wheels, from devouring everything in its path.
Can You Ever Forgive Me?
The captivating account - based on a true story - of a down-and-out writer who resorts to lies, deceit and outright crime to get back on top.
A dysfunctional pop-star named Celeste, is propelled into the media spotlight after a national tragedy.
In early 18th-century England, the relationship between Queen Anne and her close friend, Lady Sarah, is threatened by a new servant who schemes to return to her aristocratic roots.
Pete and Ellie must learn the ropes of instant parenthood when they bring in three foster children.
The Nutcracker and the Four Realms
A mysterious gift from her mother launches Clara on a journey to four secret realms--where she discovers her greatest strength could change the world.
Scooby-Doo! and the Curse of the 13th Ghost
In the classic series, the gang captured twelve of the most terrifying ghosts the world has ever known. But whatever happened to number thirteen?
The next chapter in the Adonis Creed story follows his life inside and outside of the ring as he deals with new found fame, issues with his family, and his continuing quest to become a champion.
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.