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Local History

Barry County Fair 1909

An article dated October 21, 1909 in the Cassville Republican recounts the big Barry County fair held the previous week.The article reports the winners in pears, horses, cattle, poultry, needlework, baking, canned goods, jellies, pies, and pickles.
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Teeny Blog

TS Create

Create stories, play make-believe and let your child be the storyteller. Children love to tell stories! More
Teeny Blog

SBWD R2R Playtime

Come play with us at the Schweitzer Brentwood Branch for Racing to Read Playtime: Ice Cream Day. Infants through age 6 will have fun with age appropriate activities on Wednesday, December 13th at 11 a.m. More
Books & Authors

World War Two Novels

On this anniversary of the bombing of Pearl Harbor and America's entry into World War II, let's remember the amazing stories of triumph and tragedy that have been set against the harsh realities of the war. More
Teeny Blog

LST Bibliobop

It's time to Bibliobop at the Library Station!  Ages 2-6 will listen to stories about music and dancing, then get wiggly and shake their sillies out at 11 a.m. on Saturday, December 9th. More
Teeny Blog

WLD StoryWalk

Take a StoryWalk®! The Library has partnered with Jackson Street Park in Willard for a StoryWalk® featuring "Over and Under the Snow" by Kate Messner. Infants through age 6 will enjoy a special storytime at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, December 5th and then enjoy the book posted along the trail. The StoryWalk® will be available through December 19th. More
Local History

An Ozark Sensation

The burning of the Ozark water mill and finding a bomb in a livery stable caused a great sensation in Christian County in 1899. More