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UPDATE: Story Time at the Corn Maze event Cancelled


Unfortunately, due to the excessive rain and mud, we’ve had to cancel the planned Story Time event at the Corn Maze today (Thursday, December 18th). If you’d like to come to the libraries where it is warm and dry, we’ll have our regular Story Time at Southwest City & Pineville as usual. Sorry for the inconvenience and […] […]

Search Books & E-Books/Audio at the same time


We’ve rolled out a new time & effort-saving feature that we hope you will love… Now, when you search our OPAC (Online Public Card Catalog), you also have easy access to our E-Book & Audio collection. Just look for the OverDrive buttons and tabs… If you click on the OverDrive button – example shown on the far […] […]

Library State Funding in Jeopardy!

Where your property tax dollar goes

In the 2015 budget proposed by Missouri Governor Jay Nixon (D),  over $1.1 billion in funding is cut to necessary programs across the board. Several line items impact libraries, especially smaller rural libraries with higher poverty levels, such as McDonald County.  If these funds are not restored, the McDonald County Library will take a direct […] […]

2014 Fall Home School Workshops


Free and open to homeschoolers of all ages! Monday, September 15th – 10 a.m. – Medieval & Renaissance, 1100 – 1600 A.D. Monday, September 29th – 10 a.m. – Baroque & Classical, 1600-1830 A.D. Monday, October 20th – 10 a.m. – Early Romantic & Romantic, 1830 – 1920 A.D. Monday, November 10th – 10 a.m. – 1930s & 1940s Monday, […] […]

New Computer Chairs in Pineville


More good news for our Pineville Library computer users… Thanks to an Equalization* payment that was larger than last year, we had enough money left in the budget to replace the old, hard, non-rolling chairs used with the public computers – with these very comfortable heavy-duty rolling office chairs! These chairs are very similar to the […] […]

New Computers at Pineville Library


After over 8 years of durable service, the old Windows XP public computers in Pineville were retired this week, and replaced by brand new PC’s with Windows 7, and larger 21″ widescreen monitors. This means that all three branches of the McDonald County Library now have public PCs with the same OS, so there […] […]