Holiday Hours

Limited Library services on Thursday, December 14 due to necessary hardware and software updates. Details

The Republic Branch Library is closed for shelving renovations through Monday, Dec. 11. The branch will reopen Tuesday, Dec. 12.
Drive-up service continues during the renovations, Monday-Saturday from 7:30 a.m.-6 p.m.

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Local History

The Baker Observatory in Webster County, Mo.

The William G. and Retha Stone Baker Observatory, located near
Marshfield in Webster County, Mo., is managed by the Physics, Astronomy and Materials Science department at Missouri State University.  The observatory is occasionally opened to the public in the spring and fall for NASA Observing Nights.  These nights are hosted by the PAM department and the Ozarks Amateur Astronomers Club.  Friday, April 3, 2009 the Baker Observatory is open to the public for NASA Observing night.

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