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Rogersville Branch Job Opening

The Webster County Library – Rogersville Branch is hiring a Part-Time Library Clerk/Assistant for Youth Services to work in Rogersville. Wage $8.00-$9.00 per hour dependent on qualifications. Must have education and/or experience serving youth. Application & full job description available at the library in Rogersville/Marshfield or below. Open until filled.

Link to job description

Seymour Deliveries

April 30, 2015 will be the last day that we will pick up or deliver items to the Seymour Community Library. Budget cuts and no clear answer if the cuts will be restored are what required this decision.

We will still provide cards to Seymour residents at no charge. Seymour residents must meet current WCL requirements to receive a library card. Application for a library card must be made in person at a Webster County Library branch in Marshfield, Rogersville or Fordland.

Marshfield Comic Con 2015

Marshfield Comic Con 2015, 2 May 2015, 1PM to 4PM, Garst Memorial Library, 219 W. Jackson St

We will be giving away 700 free comics, it’s “Free Comic Book Day”.

The OzFoxes of the web comic strip “Faux Pas” will be here.

Comic Book Cover Art and a Roy Lichtenstein Pop Art Display by MHS Students.

Cosplay – Dressing up is encouraged – Photo Ops – Bring your camera!

Food for Fines

When: April 13-18, 2015 during National Library Week

What can the food items be redeemed for?
• Only for the fines from overdue material.
• NOT: Lost or damaged material, or billed books.

What items can be redeemed?
• Any non-perishable food item is acceptable. If an item requires any special handling (refrigeration) we cannot accept it. Items should be within the freshness or expiration date.
• Canned goods, cake mixes, noodles, rice, beans etc…
• NOT: Expired, dented, or rusted items.

It’s Showtime

The Webster County Library will launch a new classic film viewing program, “It’s Showtime”, on January 20th at 9:30 with the film “Harvey” starring James Stewart. On the 27th, watch the movie that garnered Joanne Woodward an Oscar; “The Three Faces of Eve.” The following weeks feature two well-known duos: “It Happened One Night” with Clark Gable and Claudette Colbert on February 3rd, and on the 10th, Bogart & Bacall in “Key Largo”. The

Fordland Closed Christmas Break

Our Fordland Deposit Collection in the Fordland Highschool,which is normally open Tuesday and Thursday, will be closed December 23rd, 25th, 30th, and January 1st. The school is closing for Christmas break.

ILL Service Changes

Patrons, please note that you have access to over 1.3 million items through our Missouri Evergreen Consortium. When browsing our library catalog you can change your settings to search all of Missouri Evergreen instead of just the Webster County Library. For screenshots to show you the setting change, please click here.

For items not available through Missouri Evergreen:

Pajama-Rama Storytime

Location: Garst Memorial Library - Marshfield

Join Ms Lyndsea for Pajama-Rama. A storytime and craft for little night owls. Get comfy in your jammies and bring your favorite toy to snuggle!

For more information contact Ms Lyndsea at the Webster County Library in Marshfield, 417-468-3335

Beginning Knitting

Location: Marshfield - Garst Memorial Library Meeting Room

Beginning Knitting, registration is required. Class size is limited to 8 people, ages 18 and over. No fee. Must attend first class to continue. Class will be held for 4 consecutive Wednesdays – October 1, 8, 15, 22 in the meeting room from 10 a.m. to noon. Pick up your supply list at the Garst Memorial Library front desk when you sign up. Teacher is Sally Knotwell. For more information contact the Webster County Library, 417-468-3335.

Beginning Quiltmaking

Location: Marshfield - Garst Memorial Library Meeting Room

Beginning Quiltmaking: Registration is required. Class size is limited to 8 people. Must be age 18 or older. No fee. Must attend first class to continue. First class is lecture only and supply list will be handed out in class. Class will be held on 6 consecutive Fridays – Sept 12, 19, 26 and Oct. 3, 10, 17 from 9:00 – Noon. Teacher is Sally Knotwell. Contact the Webster County Library, 417-468-3335.

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