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Libraries are the memory of humankind, irreplaceable repositories of documents of human thought and action. The W.G. Rhea Public Library is such a memory bank for the residents of Henry County and West Tennessee. Virtually all of the Library's many collections and services are freely available to all comers. In fact, the Library has but one criterion for admission: curiosity.

Come Enjoy your hometown TREASURE! 


  • We have over 50,000 books and other materials (cds, dvd/Blu Ray, periodicals, etc).
  • Local, State and National  newspapers and magazines
  • Free WI-FI, and a public use computer lab with printer access.
  • Xbox 360 and Teen Computers in our Young Adult Room.
  • Awesome children's room with child-friendly games and computers.
  • We can copy, scan, print & fax (all for a nominal charge). 
  • Monthly youth orientated programs
 and a whole lot more....just ask




We also have an extensive  Research Room and a Wonderful   Bookstore!








 



 

AP Top Headlines At 1:25 p.m. EDT

AP Top Headlines At 1:25 p.m. EDT

1 - Newly released Dallas nurse to meet with Obama
2 - NYC tries to ease Ebola fear after doctor infected
3 - Canadians seek to understand Parliament shooting
4 - Turkey says 1,300 Syria rebels heading to Kobani
5 - Putin accuses US of undermining global stability
6 - Motive sought in hatchet attack on NYC officers
7 - Police prepare for grand jury decision in Ferguson
8 - US stocks rise broadly on earnings; Amazon sinks
9 - Queen sends first tweet, signed 'Elizabeth R'
10 - TLC cancels its 'Honey Boo Boo' series
1 - Newly released Dallas nurse to meet with Obama

BETHESDA, Md. (AP) -- A nurse who caught Ebola while caring for the patient diagnosed in Dallas was released from a hospital Friday, free of the virus, and was to meet later in the day with President Barack Obama at the White House....

10/24/2014 12:58:53 PM

2 - NYC tries to ease Ebola fear after doctor infected

NEW YORK (AP) -- Officials tamped down New Yorkers' fears Friday after a doctor was diagnosed with Ebola in a city where millions of people squeeze into crowded subways, buses and elevators every day....

10/24/2014 1:25:51 PM

3 - Canadians seek to understand Parliament shooting

OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) -- Authorities and ordinary Canadians sifted through confounding shards of a gunman's life seeking to understand what motivated the man to storm the nation's seat of power....

10/24/2014 11:27:05 AM

4 - Turkey says 1,300 Syria rebels heading to Kobani

TALLINN, Estonia (AP) -- Turkey's president said Friday that Ankara would allow hundreds of Syrian rebels to travel to the embattled border town of Kobani in order to help Kurdish fighters there fend off an Islamic State onslaught....

10/24/2014 10:54:34 AM

5 - Putin accuses US of undermining global stability

MOSCOW (AP) -- The United States is destabilizing the global order by trying to impose its will on other nations, Russian President Vladimir Putin declared Friday, warning that the world will face new wars if Washington fails to respect the interests of other countries....

10/24/2014 12:15:15 PM

6 - Motive sought in hatchet attack on NYC officers

NEW YORK (AP) -- Investigators were working on Friday to determine why a man attacked a group of New York Police Department officers with a hatchet before they shot him dead....

10/24/2014 10:51:14 AM

7 - Police prepare for grand jury decision in Ferguson

FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) -- Missouri police have been brushing up on constitutional rights and stocking up on riot gear to prepare for a grand jury's decision about whether to charge a white police officer who fatally shot a black 18-year-old in suburban St. Louis....

10/24/2014 10:54:35 AM

8 - US stocks rise broadly on earnings; Amazon sinks

NEW YORK (AP) -- U.S. stocks rose again Friday, putting the market on track for its best week in almost two years, helped by strong quarterly results from companies such as Microsoft and UPS. Amazon plunged after the company reported dismal third-quarter results, but it wasn't enough to drag the rest of the market down....

10/24/2014 12:14:38 PM

9 - Queen sends first tweet, signed 'Elizabeth R'

LONDON (AP) -- Queen Elizabeth II has sent her first tweet - though she kept things traditional, signing off with "Elizabeth R."...

10/24/2014 1:25:17 PM

10 - TLC cancels its 'Honey Boo Boo' series

NEW YORK (AP) -- The TLC network on Friday canceled its colorful series about child beauty pageant contestant Honey Boo Boo and her Georgia family....

10/24/2014 1:02:13 PM


 

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