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Friends of the Library Prepare for Street Fair

The Friends of the Library have once again invited the group Wildheart to perform at the annual Street Fair on Saturday, July 25.  The Street Fair will also have food, games, a face painter and will conclude with the ever-popular water balloon toss. 

Library Board  Meeting

Wed., Aug. 11,  2015 at 4 p.m.
 in the Board Room

The meeting is open to the public

To ask that the meeting be moved to an ADA accessible site, contact the library staff at least one week prior to the meeting.

Library Board Welcomes New Members, Elects Officers

The Howard County Public Library Board welcomed new board member Kristen Himmelmann to the board by electing her president of the board.  Ron Anderson will be the new Vice President with Linda Lembke continuing as secretary and Joe Geist continuing as treasurer. 

Himmelmann, a native of Fayette, replaces Sue Lake who retired from the board after serving three terms as president.  New Franklin resident Jacque Schaller will replace long-time board member Peggy Guest as the fifth member of the board. 

Are you interested in helping at the library?

Talk to one of the librarians to have your name put on the substitute or volunteer list.

Go to Facebook Library Hours  

Armstrong Community Center
(ADC accessible)
2 p.m. - 5 p.m.
1st and 3rd Wednesdays

Main Library

9 - Noon Saturdays
11 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Tuesday Through Friday
New Franklin City Hall
(ADC accessible)
2 p.m. - 5 p.m.
2nd and 4th Wednesdays

  Notes from the HOCO Bookworm

Come read our periodicals, newspapers.  The Howard County Public Library presently subscribes to the following periodicals and newspapers:  Consumers Reports with Buying Guide, Ebony, Entertainment Weekly, Missouri Life, National Geographic, Newsweek, Sports Illustrated, Taste of Home, Time Magazine, The Fayette Advertiser and the Fayette Democrat Leader, the Columbia Tribune and The Glasgow Missourian.  In addition, the library has other periodicals which have been donated by some of our patrons.

Thank you to those who donated books recently.  Click here to see a list of recent contributors.

Outreach Librarian Retires  Larry Harrington retired after serving for 11 years as Assistant Librarian.  To see story and pictures, click here.


City of Fayette

Central Methodist

CMU Library

Fayette Public Schools

Fayette Festival of the Arts

Boonslick Tourism Site
(Barn Quilts)

Fayette Advertiser/
Fayette Democrat Leader



Howard County Public Library
Fayette, MO 65248