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 Timepiece by Beverly Lewis
With the arrival of Englisher Adeline Pelham, who is a constant reminder of a painful family secret, young Amish woman Sylvia Miller and her family must learn to come to terms with past mistakes.
Land of the Wolves by Craig Johnson
Walt Longmire is neck deep in the investigation of what could or could not be the suicidal hanging of a shepherd. With unsettling connections to a Basque family with a reputation for removing the legs of Absaroka County sheriffs, matters become even more complicated with the appearance of an oversize wolf in the mountains to which he finds himself feeling more and more empathetic.
Red at the Bone by Jacqueline Woodson
An unexpected teenage pregnancy pulls together two families from different social classes, and exposes the private hopes, disappointments, and longings that can bind or divide us from each other.
The Cliff House by RaeAnne Thayne
After their mother's death, sisters Daisy and Bea found a home with their aunt Stella in the beautiful and welcoming town of Cape Sanctuary on the northern California coast. Now, with Daisy and Bea grown, it's time for Stella to reveal the secret she's been keeping from them--a secret that will change their family forever.
The Child Finder by Rene Denfeld
Three years ago Madison Culver went missing at the age of five while looking for a Christmas tree with her family. Private investigator Naomi Cottle continues the investigation and believes that Madison's disappearance can only be the result of an abduction.
The Address by Fiona Davis
Interior designer Bailey Camden leaps at a chance to renovate her heiress cousin's lavish apartment at The Dakota, and learns the scandalous history of a distant ancestor's connection to the murder of the building's architect a century earlier.
The Dearly Beloved by Cara Wall
In a novel that spans decades, the lives of two young couples become intertwined when the husbands are appointed co-ministers of a venerable New York City church in the 1960s.
Patsy by Nicole Dennis-Benn
A Jamaican woman leaves her daughter behind to immigrate to New York, where the happier life she expected is difficult to find as an undocumented worker.
Killer Instinct by James Patterson
Dr Dylan Reinhart reunites with his old partner Detective Elizabeth Needham when an Ivy League professor is murdered. As the duo work to solve the murder, New York is struck by the worst act of terror since 9/11 and a name from Reinhart's past on the casualty list threatens to bring secrets to light. Can they catch the murderer before he claims his next target, Detective Needham?
Robert B. Parker's The Bitterest Pill by Reed Farrel Coleman
The opioid epidemic has reached Paradise, and Police Chief Jesse Stone must rush to stop the devastation.
Talking to Strangers: What We Should Know About the People We Don’t Know by Malcolm Gladwell
The popular podcast host and author explores how people interact with strangers and why these exchanges often go wrong, offering strategic tips for more accurate and productive interactions.
Unfreedom of the Press by Mark Levin
Shows how the great tradition of the American free press has degenerated into a standardless profession that has squandered the faith and trust of the American public, not through actions of government officials, but through its own abandonment of reportorial integrity and objective journalism.
The Titanic Secret by Clive Cussler
When Isaac Bell attempts to decipher the forbidding deaths of nine men, he encounters a secret so powerful it could dictate the fate of the world.
All the Missing Girls by Megan Miranda
It's been ten years since Nicolette left her rural hometown after her best friend, Corinne, disappeared without a trace. Back again to tie up loose ends and care for her ailing father, Nic is soon plunged into a shocking drama that reawakens Corinne's case and breaks open old wounds long since stitched.
This Tender Land by William Kent Krueger
An orphan's life-changing adventure traveling down America's great rivers during the Great Depression, seeking both a place to call home and a sense of purpose in a world sinking into despair
Nothing Ventured by Jeffrey Archer
Introducing William Warwick, a family man and a detective, but this is not a detective story, this is a story about the making of a detective who will battle throughout his career against a powerful criminal nemesis.
New Movie Arrivals
Ma offers the basement of her home for some kids to party, but her hospitality curdles into obsession, turning a teenage dream into a terrorizing nightmare.
Lying and Stealing
Ivan is a gifted and discerning art thief who wants out. Elyse is an aspiring actress whose own past transgressions in Hollywood haunt her. These two clever grifters decide to team up for one last, big daring heist.
A man is unjustly sent to prison and uses his barber shop to get his revenge, with the help of his neighbor, who makes diabolical meat pies. Based on the award-winning musical.
After the end of the American Civil War, an ex-Confederate colonel stalks an ex-Union captain in hopes of exacting revenge.
Men In Black International
The team has always protected the Earth from the scum of the universe, but in this new adventure, they tackle their biggest, most global threat to date: a mole in the organization.
When her father unexpectedly passes away, young Ella finds herself at the mercy of her cruel stepmother and her daughters. Never one to give up hope, Ella's fortunes begin to change after meeting a dashing stranger
Godzilla: King of the Monsters
When ancient god-sized monsters rise again, the crypto-zoological agency Monarch faces off against Godzilla, Mothra, Rodan, and King Ghidorah as they all vie for supremacy.
The Secret Life of Pets 2
Explores the bonds between pets and the families that love them, and answers the question: What are your pets doing when you’re not at home?
What if a child from another world crash-landed on Earth, but instead of becoming a hero, he proved to be something far more sinister?
A logger fights for survival against drug traffickers who have stashed heroin in his hunting cabin.
The Curse of La Llorona
Ignoring the warning of a troubled mother, a social worker and her small kids are soon terrorized by La Llorona. Their only hope to survive may be a former priest's mystic practices.
Tolkien explores the formative years of the orphaned author as he finds friendship, love and artistic inspiration among a group of fellow outcasts at school.
Pokemon Detective Pikachu
When an ace detective goes missing, his son teams up with a hilariously wise-cracking Pokémon, Detective Pikachu, to help solve the mystery of what happened.
In the 1800s, a railroad worker finds himself on the wrong side of a lawless frontier. As the Marshal attempts to control his corrupt town, tragedy strikes sending the railroad worker on a path of revenge.
Prime Suspect: The Complete Series
Tenacious, driven, and deeply flawed, Detective Jane Tennison rises through the ranks of Britain's Metropolitan Police, solving horrific crimes while battling office sexism and her own demons.
Oz: The Complete Series
Inmates and correctional officers inside the Oswald State Correctional Facility, nicknamed "Oz," battle for power and survival amid warring factions and explosive acts of retribution.
The free-spirited UglyDolls confront what it means to be different, struggle with a desire to be loved, and ultimately discover who you truly are is what matters most.
Sparks fly after a journalist becomes a speechwriter for his first crush, a presidential candidate, and turns her on to a wild new world of parties and hilarious rule-breaking.
In order to seek justice for their partner’s murder, Copenhagen police officer and a fellow cop embark on a deadly mission to hunt down a mysterious man.
Based on the inspirational true story of one mother's unfaltering love in the face of impossible odds.
Meet Mr. Link: 8 feet tall, 630 lbs, and covered in fur, but don’t let his looks fool you...he’s the world’s most lovable legend and about to embark on a comical journey of epic proportions!
Alita: Battle Angel
When Alita awakens in a future world she does not recognize, she is taken in by a compassionate doctor who realizes that somewhere in this abandoned cyborg shell is the heart and soul of a young woman with an extraordinary past.
A struggling circus makes an incredible comeback with a baby elephant that can fly, but when they attract a new investor they soon discover his new plans conceal dark secrets.
Monte and his baby daughter, last survivors on a spaceship, hurtle to the oblivion of a black hole.
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.