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.
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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 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.
The Night Window by Dean Koontz
Jane Hawk’s one-woman war comes to an explosive climax as the rogue FBI agent gambles everything against a terrifying conspiracy, for vengeance, for justice, and for humanity’s freedom.
The Pioneers: The Heroic Story of the Settlers who Brought the American Ideal West by David McCullough
The story of the settlers who began America's migration west, overcoming almost-unimaginable hardships to build in the Ohio wilderness a town and a government that incorporated America's highest ideals.
All the Way: My Life in Four Quarters by Joe Namath
In the wake of the 50th anniversary of his legendary Super Bowl "Guarantee," the NFL icon who first brought show business to sports shares his life lessons on fame, fatherhood, and football.
Blessing in Disguise by Danielle Steel
Isabelle McAvoy, a private art consultant in New York City comes to terms with unfinished business and long-buried truths as the mother of three very different daughters with three singular fathers.
Robert B. Parker's Buckskin by Robert Knott
Lawmen Virgil Cole and Everett Hitch must prevent all-out war between rival factions.
The Big Kahuna by Janet Evanovich
A stoner, an Instagram model, a Czech oligarch, and a missing unicorn. Nick Fox and Kate O'Hare have their work cut out for them in their weirdest, wildest adventure yet.
Tightrope by Amanda Quick
An unconventional woman and a man shrouded in mystery walk a tightrope of desire as they race against a killer to find a top secret invention.
A Woman is No Man by Etaf Rum
Three generations of Palestinian-American women in Brooklyn are torn by individual desire, educational ambitions, a devastating tragedy, and the strict mores of traditional Arab culture.
The Unwinding of the Miracle: A Memoir of Life, Death, and Everything that Comes After by Julie Yip-Williams
The Road Home by Richard Paul Evans
A powerful redemption story about finding happiness on a pilgrimage across iconic Route 66.
Willing to Die by Lisa Jackson
Alvarez & Pescoli investigate the murders of Doctor Paul Latham and his wife, Brindel, found dead in separate beds in their beautiful San Francisco home.
The View from Alameda Island by Robyn Carr
A story about how one woman’s best intentions lead to the worst of situations and how the power of love helps her to heal and ultimately triumph.
The Lady is a Spy: Virginia Hall, World War II Hero of the French Resistance by Don Mitchell
The true story of Virginia Hall, America's greatest spy and unsung hero.
The 18th Abduction by James Patterson
Detective Lindsay Boxer's investigation into the disappearance of three teachers quickly escalates from missing persons to murder.
Neon Prey by John Sandford
Lucas Davenport is on the trail of a serial killer who has been operating for years without notice. His quarry is ruthless, and full of surprises.
The Mother-In-Law by Sally Hepworth
One woman's complicated relationship with her mother-in-law ends in death.
The Moment of Lift: How Empowering Women Changes the World by Melinda Gates
A timely call to action for women's empowerment by the co-chair of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. Identifies the link between women's equality and societal health, sharing uplifting insights by international advocates in the fight against gender bias.
New Movie Arrivals
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.
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.
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.