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The Adult Winter Reading Challenge Helps Your Kids Too!

Check out the Winter Reading Challenge for Adults!

Play Library Bingo!

It's Library Bingo time!

Help Your Child be a Super Reader with Graphic Novels!

Check out graphic novels for your beginning reader!

Reading Widely? Try Novelist K-8!

Is your child participating in Reading Widely? Try Novelist K-8 to help them find more great books they love!

Books for Scary Season

Books for kids who love scary stories!

The Poetry in Our Lives

Check out this guest post on poetry by local author David Harrison!

Coming Soon: Reading Widely Challenge for Kids & Teens!

Read Widely with the Library!

Honor Hispanic Heritage Month

Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month!

Explore the World with CultureGrams!

CultureGrams is a fun - and free! - way to see the world from home or your Library branch!

Back to School: Homework Help From the Library

Get homework help from the Library's resources. Free with your library card!

One Week Left for Summer Reading!

Don't forget to get your Summer Reading prizes!

Unique Nonfiction for Summer Reads

Do you have a nonfiction reader? Check out these fascinating new nonfiction books at the library!

Digital Books and Audiobooks for Kids

Use Hoopla & Libby to download and stream books, audiobooks, magazines, music and more!

Welcoming Refugees

Learn about the refugee experience and discover ways to help refugees in our area with the Library and the International Institute of Southwest Missouri.

Fridays are Fantastic with the Library!

Join the Library at some favorite community locations for Fantastic Fridays in June!