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calendar Friends  Plan Membership Meeting
Everyone is invited to the Friends of the Library Annual Membership meeting which will be held on Thursday, April 26 at 7 p.m. in the library.  There will be a brief business meeting which will include election of members to the Friends Board and a review of the proposed budget for 2018-19.
Included on the slate of board members are Mary Ann Riggs, Lyn Mortimer and Cana Conrow.  Treasurer Curtis Baylor will explain the proposed budget and lead any discussion concerning the budget.
The Friends of the Library is an organization dedicated to improving the library and the experience of library patron.  The Friends use their resources in programming and materials that benefit all who use the library.  Anyone may join the group.  For more information go to the
Friends' page of the website.
Friends to Sponsor Author Event
author Alex GeorgeThe Friends of the Library have invited author Alex George for a "Meet & Greet and Booksigning on Wed., May 9 at 7 p.m. at the First Christian Church of Fayette.  A Columbia MO resident, George is the author of several books including Setting Free the Kites and The Good American.
Summer Library Reading Program will Show Youngsters that Libraries Rock!

Image result for libraries rock clip artReaders of all ages will explore all things ROCK this summer, from painting rocks and Missouri caves to all things musical, as part of the Summer Reading Program entitled Libraries Rock!

The Library is offering different hours for this year’s program.  Each event will take place every

Thursday in June, and will be offered twice a day.  We will open early for a 10 a.m.  program and

Stay late for a 6 p.m. presentation as well.  Activities will include musical crafts, paint your own rocks, art projects and even a Kazoo band is planned.


We will also have a middle school book club beginning Tuesday, May 22.  Join us for great book discussions, pizza and lots of fun.


The 2018 Summer Reading Program is open to young people, preschool through Young Adult, with programs, prize drawings, story times and a reading club.  The Summer Reading Program will end withng with our Always Fun Street Fair on Saturday July 7.


All programs are Free of Charge.  More information available at your Library, 660-248-3348.

Read Current Periodicals, Newspapers in Library; Check Out Old Issues to Read at Home

Image result for stack of magazinesCome read our periodicals and newspapers which are available in the reading room on a daily basis.  Back issues may be checked out and taken hom.
 The Howard County Library District presently subscribes to the following periodicals:   Consumer Reports with Buying Guide, Entertainment Weekly, Missouri Life, National Geographic, Taste of Home, and Time Magazine.   In addition, the library subscribes to the Columbia Tribune, Glasgow Missourian and The Fayette Advertiser.  The library also has other periodicals which have been donated by some of our patrons. T

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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

Links of Interest to Community

City of Fayette

Central Methodist

CMU Library

Fayette Public Schools

Fayette Festival of the Arts

Boonslick Tourism Site
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Fayette Advertiser/
Fayette Democrat Leader



Howard County Public Library
Fayette, MO 65248