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Closed for Thanksgiving

Closed For Thanksgiving November 27 to November 28, 2014
The Carthage Public Library will be closed on Thursday, November 27, 2014 and Friday, November 28, 2014 for Thanksgiving. We will reopen with normal operating hours on Saturday, November 29. Have a great holiday.

Happy Halloween!
Happy Halloween from the staff of Carthage Public Library! Thanks to all our patrons for making our Halloween event a success.

Downloadable Ebooks and Audiobooks Available
Carthage Public Library offers downloadable Ebooks and Audiobooks. No sign-up is required to use the Ebooks site. All CPL patrons with an active card in good standing automatically have an account through our Ebooks system. Head to the Missouri Libraries 2 Go page at molib2go.org and sign in with your Carthage Public Library card number. Instructions on how to check Ebooks out on your particular device are available on the Ebooks checkout website.
If you have any questions, give us a call at 417-237-7040, or email us at carthage@carthagelibrary.net.

Employment Opportunity: Full Time - Children's/Teen Librarian
The Carthage Public Library, Carthage, Missouri, is seeking a highly motivated, progressive Children's/Teen Librarian. This is a full time position that requires technology skills, knowledge/experience with early literacy/children's and teen programming. A bachelor’s degree or previous experience in education is preferred. This person will be responsible for acquisitions, cataloging, programming and supervision of the Children’s and Teen Dept. Paid vacation and sick leave, Lagers public pension. Submit resume and cover letter to searchcommittee@carthagelibrary.net by December 12th.

Employment Opportunity: Part-Time - Teen Department
The Carthage Public Library has a part time position available working in the Teen Department. The person for this position must enjoy and understand the needs of the young adult, have a good knowledge base of technology, and have or be willing to learn how to perform the tasks/duties of the Library. Please send a resume and cover letter to searchcommittee@carthagelibrary.net.

Authors for the Holidays

Special Event: Authors For The Holidays, Saturday, December 13, 2014, 10 AM to 12 PM
Please join us to meet & celebrate our local authors. The perfect holiday gift is an autographed book! Spaces are available - local authors contact the Library to reserve your spot today. Call us at 417-237-7040.