The Henry County Library
123 E. Green
Clinton MO 64735

or 866-CALLHCL
105 W. Benton
Windsor MO 65360

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Library Hours - Main
Mon-Thur: 8am - 9pm
Fri-Sat: 8am - 5pm
Sunday: Closed
Library Hours - Lenora Blackmore
Mon: 11am - 5pm
Tues: 11am - 7 pm
Wed - Fri: 11am - 5pm
Sat: 11am - 2pm
Sunday: Closed
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The New Library Web Pages

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Ebooks and Digital Audiobooks Come to the Library!

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E-Books and Digital Audio books come to the library! HCL cardholders in good standing can now check out and download digital media anytime, anywhere. Enjoy the convenience of a full novel that's stored entirely on your e-reader or download an audio book onto a compatible device and listen to a good story. Teens or Kids can visit their own separate eReading Rooms.

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Zinio Digital Magazines
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One Click Digital Audiobooks
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Living Language
Expand You World, One Word at a Time.
LEARN with best selling Living Language® digital programs @ Your Library.
Lving Language is the perfect took to effectively and efficiently teach you a new language, helping you to build confidence, get ahead in business or at school, and become a savvier traveler - no matter where your're headed!

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Overdrive Big Library Read
October 7 - October 21, 2014

The Big Library Read is an international program that gives libraries and library patrons' unlimited simultaneous access to a pair of popular titles during the program dates, creating a virtual, global eBook club. Interested patrons will be able to borrow The Door in the Hedge by Robin McKinley and In the Shadow of Blackbirds by Cat Winters, by using a valid library card. They can be read on all major computers and devices, including iPhone®, iPad®, Nook®, Android® phones, tablets and Kindle®, without worrying about wait lists or holds. Titles will automatically expire at the end of the lending period, and best of all, there are no late fees!

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Attention Book Lovers!

Want to find out what the newest book releases will be for this fall? If your answer is yes, be sure and keep the evening of October 8th open to attend the much anticipated Book Buzz. This new program will be presented by Random House representative, Brad Simpson. Learn about all the newest books, BEFORE they ever hit the bookshelves!

The Henry County Library, is extremely excited to offer book lovers the opportunity to discover great books in advance of everyone else. The Random House Book Buzz, will take place in the Henry County Library Friends room at 7:00 p.m., Thursday, October 8, 2015. The event will be a fun filled hour with excerpt samplers, catalogs and surprises. Refreshments will be served and attendees will receive a "Keep Calm and Read On" tote bag.

For more information contact the library at 660-885-2612, toll-free at 1-866-CALL HCL or visit our website at Make plans now to attend with your best reading buddy!

Read to Red Carpet Event

Celebrating the Passion of
Word and Film @ The Library

Maze Runner

October 19th

Henry County Library
Friends Room

7:00 p.m.

Come and Enjoy Movie Night at the library!
Afterwards enjoy a discussion comparing the Movie to the Book.

Notary Public service now available at the library.

Notary public service is now available at the library.
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Henry County Library is proud to present to you
Sesame Street Ebooks!

Great entertainment for the child at home or on the go.

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Henry County Library's DVD Wish List

A library is usually a facility best known as a place for research and learning, but did you know it is also a place of entertainment. Many individuals list reading, and watching movies as some of their favorite leisure time activities. The library has over 80,000 books in their collection, lots and lots of titles, authors and genre from which to choose.

Many people love to watch movies in their spare time and the library can provide that activity also. Each year over 14,000 video and DVD movies from the library's collection are checked out to patrons. With a checkout period of one week and four movie checkouts per card, you can plan an evening for family fun, complete with popcorn and soda, for just the cost of the refreshments. Movies are available for children and adults. Mystery, comedy, TV series and classics are just a sample of the movies from which to choose

Many of the movies in the library collection have older release dates, that's where you can help. The Henry County Library has compiled a Henry County Library "Wish List" on the website. Individuals may review this list of requested movies, order one or several and have the items shipped directly to the library?s address. Most movies fall in the cost range of $8.00 to $12.00. You may choose either new or used copies for purchase.

If you would like to for your purchase to act as a gift for a friend or family member, just contact the library with the recipients name and mailing address, we will sent a holiday card notifying them of your thoughtfulness.

It is our hope that with library friends and patrons purchasing DVD?s for the collection, that we will be able to provide a more updated and exciting collection for your viewing pleasure.

If you have any questions about the wish list or ordering process please contact us at 1-866-CALL HCL toll free or 885-2612.

Visit the Henry County Library Wish List at

Library accepts Credit/Debit payments.

The Henry County Library accepts debit and credit cards for payment on library transactions. Bank debit cards, MasterCard, Visa, and Discover cards may be used. Each payment must be for an amount of $1.00 or higher. No refunds, returns or change will be given.

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After School Edge

The "Edge" machine (located in the Library gallery) features over 50 separate software programs for 3rd grade and up without the internet. The touch screen desktop computer is easy to use and the software is challenging to the older juvenile patrons of the library. Come explore the world of the "After School Edge" at the Library.

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Roy Rogers Display
featured at the Library
May - September 2015

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Neighbors Helping Teachers

Teacher Warehouse is relocating and will be unable to take donations until further notice.

Thank You for Your Support!

Calling all parents, grandparents, aunts, uncles and interested individuals. We have a project for you. It's easy, cheap and environmentally correct. The Henry County Library will be participating in the Neighbors Helping Teachers efforts by becoming a drop off point for supply donations. Many area teachers have experienced funding cuts to their budgets. These cuts impact the amount and variety of classroom supplies available for use by the students. Recycle those empty tissue/paper towel rolls, pill bottles, Pringles cans, string, beads, craft supplies, fabric remnants or envelopes of any size.

The Neighbors Helping Teachers group was formed to provide school educators of Henry and St. Clair Counties in Missouri with supplemental resources for their students and classrooms. Educators are welcome to "shop" for free, the 1st Saturday of every month from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. at the old Samaritan Center, located on Center Street in Clinton. Faculty/Staff ID's are required, unless a district does not have them and then names will be checked against a list held by Neighbors Helping Teachers.

A full list of the supplies needed for the classrooms will be displayed at the Henry County Library main building and at the Lenora Blackmore Branch in Windsor. Donations will be accepted anytime during regular business hours.

Should you like to volunteer with the Neighbor Helping Teachers or have additional questions the contact number for the group is 660-885-1607 or Email to

Digital History Collections Online
Missouri Digital Heritage

The Civil War in Missouri

Explore Missouri's Civil War History from original documents. Learn about Missouri's key role in the struggle between the Union and the Confederacy and the importance of the Trans-Mississippi Theater. Read first-hand accounts about the impact of guerilla warfare, martial law, forced displacement and economica chaos on the bitterly divided communities across the state.

Past Library Board Minutes Are Available

With the assistance of the Missouri State Archives the board minutes of the Henry County Library and its predecessors have been scanned and the resulting images saved in a set of .pdf files, which are available here on the Library's website.

Available at the Henry County Library

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