Youth Services’ Best Books of 2021

Youth Services staff from across the county have been reading all year long. And since it’s the end of the year, we’ve thought about our favorites and compiled our Best …

Putting a Library Card in Every Student’s Hand

Ozark High School is awarded a $200 check for winning the 2021 Library Card Drive. Pictured (left to right): Outreach Manager Scott Villarreal, Ozark High School Librarian Amanda Smith, Friends …

My Day With Collection Services

My day with Collection Services taught me, if nothing else, that every library item has a story. Be it a book, DVD, CD audiobook, Playaway, newspaper, magazine, board game, musical …

Flu & COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic

Flu and COVID-19 Vaccines Available at the Christian County Library Need a Flu or COVID-19 vaccine? The library is partnering with Alps Pharmacy to provide walk-in vaccine clinics administered by …

Books Unite Us. Censorship Divides Us.

Banned Books Week, created by the American Library Association in 1982, recognizing the freedom to read. Libraries, publishers, booksellers and readers join together to highlight the dangers of censorship. This …

Two October FOL Book Sales Happening

  They’re back! “We all had to adapt this past year, including the Friends of the Library,” Dave Carmichael, President of the Friends of the Library, said. “Not having book …

Taking Time to Remember

On September 11, 2001, a series of airline hijackings and suicide attacks were committed by members of extremist groups that targeted the United States. These acts against New York City …

Celebrating 65 Years of Library Service

That’s going to be a lot of candles. On September 15, 1956, Christian County Library opened its doors to the community. With a staff of three and a collection of …

Missouri Bicentennial

Here in Missouri, we live in an area rich with people, places and events that affected the history of the state, and also the country. Even the origin of Missouri’s …