Winter Reading Challenges – Win a gift card! Starting Feb.1, ending March 26

Family Reading Time (ages 0-5 years old)

Parents, read 5 books a week to your child. Complete 8 paper sheets from the Library, or complete 8 badges online with Beanstack, to be entered in the drawing for an Amazon gift card.

Cozy Up with a Good Book (youth in grades 6-12)

Read 5 books & write a review about them online with Beanstack, or on paper sheets from the Library, to be entered in the drawing for an Amazon gift card.

How it works:

  1. Visit Beanstack or download the Beanstack Tracker app
  2. Register for a family or individual account and add readers
  3. Your card number is required. Use the letter “P” in front of your number, and if needed, add zeroes in front to make a total of 6 digits. Example: P00001.
  4. Log reading and activities
  5. Earn badges and prizes along the way!

This reading program was made possible in part by the Institute of Museum and Library Services as administered by the Missouri State Library, a division of the Office of the Secretary of State.

Reopening details

Open normal hours:

Monday-Friday:   8:00am-5:30pm

Saturday:  8:00am-noon


  • No more than 10 patrons in the library at a time.
  • Practice social distancing & respect others space.
  • Computers for business use, by appointment.
  • Family story time available by appointment.
  • Curbside service for those who prefer.

For more information, you may call 417-345-2647, or follow the library Facebook page. As always, digital resources like e-Books & Audios and learning databases are available 24/7.