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Friends  of the Library Dress Up for Annual Membership Meeting

friends of library picture

Members of the Friends of the Library dressed as their favorite authors or fictional characterrs for the annual membership meeting on April 26.  Guest speaker of the meeting Jim Butcher came as himself.  : From left to right in the photo above are Langston Hughes ( Edward Allen IV), Jim Butcher, Mark Twain (George Rasche), Tony Cook, Randy Mattson, Robert Heinlein ( Tom Abernathy), Laura Ingalls Wilder (Elisha Wells) and Debbie Draws (Michanne Mattson).
Build a Better World Poster  Library Announces Theme, Dates
For Summer Reading Program 
"Build a Better World" will be the theme for this summer's Summer Reading Program according to Librarian Chris Kloepple.  The program will begin on Thursday, June 8 and will run through July 6.  The Friends of the Library will hold the Annual Street Fair on Saturday, July 8.  Special story hours illustrating the theme are being planned by the library staff.

For more information about the program talk to one of the librarians and keep checking this website. A flyer will also be available through the public schools.
Pictures from some of the recent Story Hours may be found on the Children's Page. 
Visit us on  facebook logo For more information about upcoming library events including special story hours.

Library Hours
Main Library Outreach Sites
9 - Noon Saturdays
11 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Tuesday Through Friday
Armstrong Community Center
(ADC accessible)
2 p.m. - 5 p.m.
1st Wednesday
The Lodge
(ADC accessible)
2 p.m. - 5 p.m.
3rd Wednesday
New Franklin Senior Housing
(ADC accessible)
2 p.m. - 5 p.m.
4th Wednesday

  Notes from the HOCO Bookworm

New Books   To see a listing of some of the new books that have been purchased recently, click here.

Come read our periodicals, newspapers.  The Howard County Library District presently subscribes to the following periodicals:   “Consumer Reports with Buying Guide,” “Ebony Magazine,” “Entertainment Weekly,” “Missouri Life,” “National Geographic,”  “Sports Illustrated,”  “Taste of Home,”  and “Time Magazine.”    In addition, the library subscribes to the “Columbia Tribune,” “Glasgow Missourian,” “The Fayette Advertiser,”  and “The Democratic Leader.”  All of these are available in the reading room on a daily basis.  In addition, the library has other periodicals which have been donated by some of our patrons.

Links of Interest to Community

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