Purls of Wisdom
1000 Books Before Kindergarten
The Adair County Public Library is excited to offer this program!
Sign up today. See Mr. Landon for more details.
New Microfilm Machine Installed
Ashcroft Awards Technology Grant to Adair County Public
Library through Federal Library Services and Technology Act
Jefferson City, Mo. — Missouri Secretary of State Jay Ashcroft announced that the Adair County Public
Library received a Technology Mini Grant in the amount of $8,721. The grant will be used to replace its
obsolete, malfunctioning microfilm reader/printer with one that will provide patrons with a digital
reader/printer/scanner with features that address current needs and expectations.
“One of the best ways we can unlock and unleash the potential of Missourians is to teach them how to
think critically and how to learn,” Ashcroft said. “Unlike any other taxpayer-funded facilities or programs,
libraries offer that opportunity. Libraries are a place of learning, technology and knowledge. The
technology mini grants are so vital in this regard. Relatively small federal grants can make a huge
difference to Missouri libraries.”
The secretary of state’s Technology Mini Grants are funded by the Library Services and Technology Act
through the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services, which is the primary source of federal support
for the nation’s 123,000 libraries and 35,000 museums. The Institute’s mission is to inspire libraries and
museums to advance innovation, lifelong learning, and cultural and civic engagement.
In the 2017 Fiscal Year, the Missouri State Library has approved a total of 89 grant applications,
distributing $718,229 in federal awards to libraries throughout Missouri.
Visit www.sos.mo.gov to learn more about the Office of the Missouri Secretary of State.
Tech with Taylor
Movie Night May the Fourth
Register for hoopla at hoopladigital.com
You will need a current Adair County Public Library Card
American Girl Doll Logan
Pictured left to right: Children's Librarian Cory Landon, Logan, and Friends of the Adair County Public Library board member Eva Jane. Logan is the most recent addition to the Adair County Public Library American Girl Doll lending library. Eva Jane and her son do not exchange Christmas gifts. They donate to charities or good causes in each other's names. She suggested to him that he purchase a doll for the library. So Logan will be available to check out starting on April 22nd. Thank you Eva Jane!