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Polk County Library, serving an area of 27,000 residents, has a collection of 33,000 books and periodicals; in addition, there are 780 CDs, records, cassettes and other audio materials, as well as 880 video items, such as DVDs and VHS tapes. Internet terminals are available for use by the general public.

Staffing consists of 6 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 $22,000. Patrons make 69,000 visits annually, and check out materials 84,000 times. Twenty-six percent of all check-outs are children's materials.

Location: 1690 W. Broadway, Bolivar Missouri 65613 Telephone 417-326-4531

Other Public Libraries nearby:
(Lamar) Barton County Library
(Camdenton) Camden County Library
(Hermitage) Hickory County Library
(Bolivar) Polk County Library
(Osceola) Saint Clair County Library
(Seymour) Seymour Community Library

05/24 Coming to The Bolivar area
National Poultry Festival Rogers AR June14-15 In addition to a music concert, the weekend events includes a golf tournament, fishing tournament, skeet shoot, horseshoe tournament, ladies luncheon, motorcycle rally, kids’ activities, ice cream socials, a barbecue cooking contest, and a barbecue fair where delicious food can be sampled.
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.


Greater Kansas Citry Japan Festival Kansas City MO October6 Cekebrating the cultural of Japan.