Library receives grant for purchase of new books
The library received a grant for $6,304 from the Missouri State Library for the purchase of materials to enhance the library's collection.
Grant funds will be used to enhance the collection in four areas: non-fiction, graphic novels, urban fiction, and juvenile audiobooks.
Look for special displays throughout the library for newly-added materials as they arrive.
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The Sikeston Public Library is a member of MoLib2Go, a statewide consortium of over 70 public libraries providing e-books, audiobook downloads, and streaming video to library patrons.
Patrons are allowed to check out up to 7 items at a time, and have an additional 7 items on hold. Checkout periods range from 7 days to 21 days for e-books and audiobooks, and 5 days for streaming video.
Visit the library to pick up all the information you need to get started with downloadable books and audios. There is no additional charge for e-books and audiobooks for any patron in good standing.
Click here to learn more about how MoLib2Go works at the Sikeston Public Library, then click the logo below to go to the MoLib2Go site and start browsing!
Manage your library account and view the library catalog at sikeston.missourievergreen.org.
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mission of the Sikeston Public Library in the 21st Century continues to
be to provide high quality materials for its patrons in the areas of
research, reading for pleasure and space for community
service. In order to accomplish this mission, the Board of
Directors recognize that there will be a continuing need for more
space, qualified personnel, technology, and additional sources for
Altrusa International of Sikeston recently made a donation to the library to assist with the Summer Reading Program. Pictured are Gloria Jackson; Linda Myers; Ann Thompson, children's librarian; Terry Eakins; and Teresa Wright.
Spotlight on Literacy grant through the Missouri State Library brought
storyteller Karen Young to the Draughon Room at the library to present
"From Dawn to Knight: Celtic Hero and King Arthur Tales."
Children enjoyed a visit from Mother Goose.
A big "THANK YOU" to the fifth and sixth graders at St. Francis Xavier Catholic School, who donated $1,100 to replace books in our children's section.
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This page updated on September 16, 2016.