Laura McHugh to Speak
best selling author of The
Weight of Blood
will speak on Tuesday, March 21 at 1
p.m. in the sanctuary of Linn
Memorial United Methodist Church on
the campus of Central Methodist
University. The talk which is
sponsored by the Fayette Book Club
is free and open to the public.
A reception and book signing will
follow the presentation. For more
Friends of Library Invite
Friends of the Library have once
again asked New York Times
best-selling author Jim Butcher to
speak at the annual spring
membership meeting. Butcher
who is known for his Dresden series
science fiction novels will be at
the Fisrt Christian Church at 7 p.m.
on April 27. For more
information about the Butcher
and about the Friends of the
Book News for the Month
Wintertime is a welcome chance to lose ourselves between the covers
of a book. New books are added to the collection each month
and their titles can be found by clicking on the New Books tab
above. Furthermore, check our catalog (Missouri Evergreen tab)
to see what is available in the library's permanent collection.
Remember if you cannot find a book in out stacks, you can always
order it through Evergreen. If you have questions, ask Chris,
Cathey, Lyn, or Mary Ann at the library front desk.
Howard County Bicentennial History arrives; more than 400
sold in first week
long-awaited book in honor of Howard County’s bicentennial has
arrived, the first county-wide history produced since 1883. Already
more than 400 copies have been sold. Titled “Howard County: From
Prairie Land to Promised Land - A remembrance Across Two Centuries,”
the 175-page hardcover “coffee-table-sized” volume marks the
culmination of more than two years of planning and information
gathering with an eye to chronicling some 200 years of local
history. The book has been edited and organized by retired Fayette
newspaper publisher Jim Steele who also has written several of the
chapters, in addition to selecting approximately 265 photos and
illustrations, some in full color.
To read this entire article and to learn more about the book
including the chapters and authors,
For an order form, click
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Books To see a listing of some of the new books that
have been purchased recently, click
Come read our periodicals, newspapers.
The Howard County Library District presently
subscribes to the following periodicals:
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
City of Fayette
of the Arts
Boonslick Tourism Site