MOBIUS News Feed

OZARK, Mo. (KY3) - There is a lot to check out at the Christian County library. Now, administrators hope to expand the offerings to more people.

"I enjoy coming over and reading the newspapers and the publications that they have (and) checking out a book every once in a while," said Joe Mullins, a Nixa resident.

Mullins has to drive all the way from Nixa, as do thousands of other neighbors around Christian County. That's because this facility, built in Ozark 43 years ago, is the only one for this growing county.

"We are serving a population of 80,000... read more

Do you have a favorite glass dish passed down in your family? Have you discovered something in the attic or at an estate sale and wonder what it’s worth? The Christian County Library Foundation is hosting an Antiques Appraisal Fair, sponsored by Cookie’s Antique World of Highlandville and the Avant Garde’n in Ozark.

The event is Saturday, Oct. 29 from 9 a.m-1 p.m. in the Netzer Room at the Christian County Library. Bring your items to appraise for just $5 per item, or purchase advanced appraisal tickets at the Christian County Library anytime.

Local appraisers Matthew Robb... read more

On behalf of everyone at MOBIUS we would like to welcome our newest member library, the West Des Moines Public Library.

You may have noticed a new entry in the INN-Reach library drop-down menu over the course of the last week or so.  The West Des Moines Public Library is now live as our newest standalone library and their holdings are now available in the INN-Reach union catalog.  

West Des Moines is also part of the Iowa Library Alliance, a group of libraries in Iowa who contracts with MOBIUS for courier... read more

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- The Springfield-Greene County Library District is honored as the 2016 Missouri Library of the Year.

The award was given Thursday night during the annual Missouri Library Association Conference.

More than 300 librarians are in Springfield this weekend for the three day event.

Librarians across the state will discuss common challenges and solutions from tight budgets to serving diverse populations.

The conference wraped up Saturday.

A student petition created Wednesday to reinstate Ellis Library hours that run 24 hours and 5 days a week, which they provided students last year, now has more than 2,000 signatures.

Ellis Library currently closes at midnight from Sunday to Thursday, and at 7 p.m. on Friday and Saturday because of budget cuts. The petition was created by senior Gabriella Martinez.

To preempt the change in hours, last year, Matt Gaunt, director of advancement for MU Libraries, proposed a library fee that would... read more

Pages