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Thanks to a partnership between the Missouri State Library, MOREnet and TumbleWeed, a new statewide resource is available to you!

TumbleBookLibrary Deluxe is an online subscription that provides access inside the Library or at your home.  You now have access to a collection of 550 animated, talking picture books for children in preschool through grade 3!

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Ever started into some interesting fiction and then realized: “Hey, this is a sequel to previous books! I think I might want to read the others first?”

Or, after you finished the first book of a series, you were excited to find and start reading the next in the series, but didn’t know which book came next?

Many times, somewhere inside or on the book’s jacket they’ll list the other titles in the series. But what if it is the first book of a series and doesn’t list the title of the next book, or you can’t find the series list in or on the book? It can sometimes be troublesome, but here’s the easy solution:

The What’s Next™: Books in Series database helps you search series fiction. (They define series as: “two or more books linked by character(s), settings, or other common traits.”) e.g. Sue Grafton’s “A is for Alibi”, “B is for…” etc. or the “Star Wars” series

Once you find the prequel or sequel book(s) you might then search our Library’s Online Catalog to see if we have them, and if they are available to checkout.

…and, if we don’t have them, remember you can also request an Inter-Library Loan.

Amazon Purchases Help Your Library and Wowbrary

At no cost to you, your purchases at can help the McDonald County Library and Wowbrary.  Whenever you start shopping for books, movies, electronics, gifts, and more at Amazon by clicking the button below, Amazon will donate about 4.3% of your purchase amounts to the Library.

Coming Soon:

November 2020

All That Glitters by Danielle Steel

The Awakening (The Dragon Heart Legacy, Bk 1) by Nora Roberts

Deadly Cross by James Patterson

Daylight by David Baldacci

Fortune and Glory (Stephanie Plum, Bk 27) by Janet Evanovich

Hidden in Plain Sight (William Warwick, Bk 2)  by Jeffrey Archer

Hot to Trot (Agatha Raisin, Bk 31) by M.C. Beaton

How the King of Elfhame Learned to Hate by Holly Black

Piece of My Heart by Mary Higgins Clark

War Lord (Last Kingdom, Bk 13) by Bernard Cornwell




December 2021

Hush-Hush (Stone Barrington, Bk 56) by Stuart Woods

NYPD Red 6 by James Patterson




January 2021

Neighbors by Danielle Steel

The Russian (Michael Bennett, Bk 13) by James Patterson

The Scorpion’s Tail (Nora Kelly, Bk 2) by Douglas Preston & Lee Child

Spin (Captain Chase, Bk 2) by Patricia Cornwell

Vengewar by Kevin J. Anderson



February 2021

Blink of an Eye (Kendra Michaels Bk.8) by Iris & Roy Johansen

Faithless in Death: An Eve Dallas Novel by J.D. Robb

Missing and Endangered (Joanna Brady Bk.19) by J.A. Jance

The Russian Cage (Gunnie Rose Bk.3) by Charlaine Harris

Serpentine: An Alex Delaware Novel by Jonathan Kellerman

Stick Dog Takes Out Sushi by Tom Watson

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