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Books & Authors

Alzheimer's and Brain Awareness Month

Alzheimer’s and Brain Awareness Month is celebrated during the month of June. The Library provides dementia inclusive programs and materials to support those living with the disease, their care partners, family members and friends.

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Orphan Trains

From 1854 to 1929 an estimated 250,000 orphaned, abandoned, and homeless children were placed throughout the United States and Canada during the Orphan Train Movement. 

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Alzheimer's and Caregivers

Alzheimer’s Awareness Month, which occurs every November, was established to honor the millions of Americans living with Alzheimer’s and the importance of caregivers. 

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Refugees and Immigrants

Welcome Week 2018 is September 14-23. Created by the Welcoming America organization, this annual series of events brings together immigrants, refugees, and native-born residents in a spirit of unity to raise awareness of the benefits of welcoming everyone.

Learn more about refugee and immigrant experiences with a book from the New York Times list of twenty-five great books by refugees or try one listed here.


Where to Buy Auto Repair Manuals

The Library's Automotive Repair collection has over 4,000 repair manuals, and most of them are available for checkout. If you want to buy your own copy, here's where to look.  More

Unclaimed Property

Is there a forgotten safe deposit box or an uncashed dividend check in your past? Find out if you have any unclaimed property waiting for you. More

DIY Divorce

These resources will aid you in representing yourself in Missouri family courts. More