Library Board Approves Changes
County Library Board declared that
henceforth this entity would be
known officially as the Howard
County Library District to avoid any
future confusion or conflict with
any previous titles.
As noted in the figure on the left
the Board approved a new schedule
for the library's Outreach Program
reducing the number of days in
Armstrong and New Franklin and
adding a new outreach site, The
In addition the board leaned that
the Selection Committee had approved
a list of periodicals for annual
renewal. These periodicals are
listed below in the Notes from the HoCo Bookworm column.
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.
It's Fun to Visit the
out the new pictures on the
children's page by clicking
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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|New Franklin City Hall
from the HOCO Bookworm
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