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Donation To Children’s Library

R-T Photo/Seth HerroldThe Grundy County Farm Bureau has donated three books to the children’s library at the Grundy County-Jewett Norris Library as part of “Thank a Farmer Week,” which was held last week. Presenting the books to Children’s Librarian Charity Halstead were Grundy County Farm Bureau President David Meservey, left, and Grundy County Farm

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“Mad Scientist” Program At Library

The Mad Scientist will be at the Grundy County-Jewett Norris Library on Friday to present a program as part of the summer reading program. The event is slated for 1 p.m. in the Hoover Theater and is open to the public. The summer reading program, “Fizz, Boom, Read

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Free E-Reader Class At Library

A free e-reader class for adults will be held at the Grundy County-Jewett Norris Library later this month. A one-day training on the Kindle, Nook or other e-readers will be held on Wednesday, May 14 from 1 to 3 p.m. on the first floor of the library. Persons should bring their own e-reader for the

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Library Announces Summer Reading Program

“Fizz, Boom, Read” is the theme of the 2014 Grundy County-Jewett Norris Library Summer Reading Program, which gets under way next month. Youth ages newborn to 12th grade are encouraged to participate in this year’s program, which is centered on science. In addition to weekly reading sessions, participants will also take part in special activities,

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FOL Dinner, Book Sale

The Grundy County-Jewett Norris Friends of the Library will hold its dinner and book sale this month. The dinner is scheduled for Friday, April 11 at the library. The event begins 6 p.m. and will include a program by Civil War speaker Jim Denny. The book sale is scheduled for April 15-19. The hours for

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Minecraft Class Planned

The Grundy County-Jewett Norris Library is hosting a “Minecraft Class” for school-aged students over the Christmas holidays. Sessions will be held in the youth computer lab on Dec. 27, 30 and Jan. 3 from 1:30 to 3 p.m. Participants will learn how to “play, create and build in this cyber world” with several computer activities

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Library Digitizing Old Newspapers

The Grundy County Genealogy Society, with the assistance of the Grundy County-Jewett Norris Library, has begun a project to digitize the entire microfilm collection of newspapers on file at the library. The microfilm collection dates back to 1894 and is used extensively in genealogy research. The digitalization process allows for a more permanent way to

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Summer Reading Program On Wednesday

Animals will be topic of programs being presented on Wednesday and Thursday to youth participating in the Grundy County-Jewett Norris Library Summer Reading Program.

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Magic Show At the Library

“Christian the Magician” will perform at the Grundy County-Jewett Norris Library on Wednesday as part of the summer reading program.

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Summer Reading Safety Program

“Dig Into Reading and Beneath the Surface” is the theme for the 2013 summer reading program at the Grundy County-Jewett Norris Library.

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Summer Reading Program Set

“Dig Into Reading and Beneath The Surface” is the theme of the 2013 Summer Reading Program at the Grundy County-Jewett Norris Library.

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Book Sale Ends Saturday

Saturday will be the final day for the Friends of the Library book sale, being held at the Grundy County-Jewett Norris Library.
The sale will be held from 8:30 a.m. to noon. All remaining books will be $1 for a bag full.

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Friends of the Library Book Sale

The Friends of the Library will hold its annual book sale next week at the Grundy County-Jewett Norris Library.

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Library Closing

The Grundy County-Jewett Norris Library is closing at 11 a.m. today (Thursday) due to the storm.

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County Library Receives Funding

Secretary of State Jason Kander has announced that the Grundy County-Jewett Norris Library has received service and programming funds in the amount of $13,018.72.

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Books Needed For Sale

The Friends of the Grundy County-Jewett Norris Library will hold its annual book sale April 24-27 and books are still be accepted for the event.

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Friends Of Library Plan Upcoming Dinner, Book Sale

President Dan Wilford opened the Friends of the Library meeting Dec. 13, with seven members present.  The group discussed the upcoming FOL dinner as well as the book sale, which will be held in April.

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Story Hour At Library

The Grundy County-Jewett Norris Library will start its story hour on Wednesday, Sept. 5 at 10 a.m. in the children’s library.

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Library Closed July 19

The Grundy County-Jewett Norris Library will be closed on Thursday, July 19 for staff training.
Library Administrator Theresa Hunsaker said the staff will be undergoing training regarding the new automation system.

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Checking Out E-Books

Checking Out An E-Book 1. Go to the Grundy County-Jewett Norris Library website: www.grundycountylibrary.org. or you can take a shortcut to the Missouri Library consortium by going to www.molib2go.org and skipping steps 2 and 3. 2. Go to the upper left hand corner of the page and click on “Online Links” or “Services.” 3. Click

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E-Books Now Available At Grundy County Library

It’s a sign of the times – and one that is being welcomed by many who have embraced (or who are trying to embrace) new technology: the Grundy County-Jewett Norris Library now has e-books that can be downloaded to Kindles, Nooks, phones, tablets, computers and other devices.

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Libary To Close On Tuesday

The Grundy County-Jewett Norris Library will be closed part of Tuesday for staff training regarding e-books.

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Library Remains Closed

The Grundy County-Jewett Norris Library remains closed as barcoding of books continues.

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Library To Be Closed

The Grundy County-Jewett Norris Library is part of a statewide automation program in which all books in the library will be placed on a computer system.

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Friends Of Library Meet

Members of the Grundy County Friends of the Library met on Thursday, Feb. 9 with president Dan Wilford presiding at the meeting. There were 10 members present.

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Library To Close Early

The Grundy County-Jewett Norris Library will close early on Monday due to the Halloween holiday.

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Summer Reading Program Ends

The summer reading program at the Grundy County-Jewett Norris Library has come to an end.

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Customer Appreciation At Library

A customer appreciation event is scheduled at the Grundy County-Jewett Norris Library this week.

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Story Hour Programs Set

The Grundy County-Jewett Norris Library has announced its schedule of activities for story hour, which is held on Wednesdays from 10 to 10:30 a.m. in the children’s library.

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