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This week would have been Frank Sinatra's 102nd birthday. Celebrate The Chairman of the Board by picking up a biography of the celebrated singer, actor and American icon. More 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.
More Create stories, play make-believe and let your child be the storyteller. Children love to tell stories! More Fans of Ozarks’ highlands music will be happy that storyteller/musician Marideth Sisco returns to the Library Center from 2-4 p.m. Dec. 17, for an “Empty Doors” CD release party with Marideth Sisco & Friends. More 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 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 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 More Tis the season for jolly Jedi and yuletide Yoda! More Learn the story behind "'Twas the Night Before Christmas," celebrate your "Star Wars" fandom and get some holiday shopping done at the Library. More 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 More 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 In a simple, cheerful conversation with nature, two young children witness how the season changes from autumn to winter in this book by Kenard Pak. More Let's read about death, and what remains after. More