306 West Grand, Gallatin Missouri 64640
Daviess County Library, serving an area of 8,000 residents, has a collection of 32,000 books and periodicals; in addition, there are 440 CDs, records, cassettes and other audio materials, as well as 630 video items, such as DVDs and VHS tapes. Internet terminals are available for use by the general public.
Staffing consists of 4 employees, including one fully accredited librarian, plus volunteers. The system comprises one central library and one branch library. Annual expenditures on the library collection total $16,800. Patrons make 20,000 visits annually, and check out materials 44,000 times. Thirty-one percent of all check-outs are children's materials.
Other Public Libraries nearby:
(St. Joseph) River Bluffs Regional Library
05/20 Coming to The Gallatin area
Glenn Miller Festival Clarinda IA June13-16 Hear exciting bands from around the world topped off by the World Famous Glenn Miller Orchestra. Enjoy the new Glenn Miller Birthplace Museum and the Birthplace Home; stage shows; picnics; dances; historical displays; plus the fellowship of hundreds of Miller fans from around the world.
Heart of America Shakespeare Festival Kansas City MO June18-July7 The Heart of America Shakespeare Festival is set under the stars in South Moreland Park near Nelson Atkins Museum of Art. It is a perfect way to spend a summer evening with family and friends. They have several programs to study and explore such as Speaker's Bureau and Poster and Sonnet Contest. The faculty includes theatre professionals, actors, and educators experienced in performing and teaching Shakespeare. Many of the instructors are veterans of festival productions.
Promise Land Music Festival Ottumwa IA July12-13 Music Festival dedicated to bringing Fun, Affordable, Positive Entertainment to Southeast Iowa while introducing talented musicians to Southeast Iowa.
Oskaloosa Sweet Corn Serenade Oskaloosa IA August1 This family festival features good food, numerous children's activities sponsored by area civic organizations, a wide variety of musical entertainers and a large craft show. Delicious sweet corn fresh cooked for only 25¢, Pork burgers, pie and ice cream are available for a small charge. This event also features pedal tractor pull, a pie baking contest, and a corn shucking contest just to name a few. This event alone typically brings over 5,000 patrons to downtown Oskaloosa.
Greater Kansas Citry Japan Festival Kansas City MO October6 Cekebrating the cultural of Japan.