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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.

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  • 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 7:21 p.m. EDT

AP Top Headlines At 7:21 p.m. EDT

1 - 2 dead in shooting attack at Canada's Parliament
2 - US to track everyone coming from Ebola nations
3 - 9 UNC employees fired or disciplined in scandal
4 - Teens' travel renews concerns about terror appeal
5 - Social Security benefits get another tiny increase
6 - Camel maker Reynolds snuffs out workplace smoking
7 - APNewsBreak: Care questioned in 15 NY jail deaths
8 - North Korean detainee reunites with family in Ohio
9 - California malpractice cap generates big spending
10 - Expert: Autopsy doesn't show if Brown went for gun
1 - 2 dead in shooting attack at Canada's Parliament

OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) -- A gunman with a scarf over his face killed a Canadian soldier standing guard at the nation's war memorial Wednesday, then stormed Parliament in a hail of gunfire before he was shot to death by the usually ceremonial sergeant-at-arms, authorities and witnesses said....

10/22/2014 7:19:01 PM

2 - US to track everyone coming from Ebola nations

ATLANTA (AP) -- All travelers who come into the U.S. from three Ebola-stricken West African nations will now be monitored for three weeks, the latest step by federal officials to keep the disease from spreading into the country....

10/22/2014 5:44:39 PM

3 - 9 UNC employees fired or disciplined in scandal

CHAPEL HILL, N.C. (AP) -- The scale of an academic scandal involving bogus classes and inflated grades at the University of North Carolina was far more widespread than previously reported and included about 1,500 athletes who got easy As and Bs over a span of nearly two decades, according to an investigation released Wednesday....

10/22/2014 6:48:50 PM

4 - Teens' travel renews concerns about terror appeal

DENVER (AP) -- Three teenage girls being investigated for possibly trying to join Islamic State forces in Syria were victims of an "online predator" who encouraged them, a school official said Wednesday, as U.S. officials tried to determine how they made it to Europe without anyone knowing and whether the terrorists' appeal is deepening among vulnerable youth....

10/22/2014 7:21:37 PM

5 - Social Security benefits get another tiny increase

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Come January, nearly 60 million Social Security recipients will get benefit increases averaging $20 a month, the third straight year of historically small pay hikes....

10/22/2014 3:14:53 PM

6 - Camel maker Reynolds snuffs out workplace smoking

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) -- Camel cigarette maker Reynolds American Inc. is snuffing out smoking in its offices and buildings....

10/22/2014 6:21:24 PM

7 - APNewsBreak: Care questioned in 15 NY jail deaths

NEW YORK (AP) -- These are the deaths in New York City's Rikers Island jail that don't make headlines - prisoners with diseases, disorders and addictions who succumb to heart attacks, infections and other causes officially filed away as "medical."...

10/22/2014 3:59:46 PM

8 - North Korean detainee reunites with family in Ohio

WEST CARROLLTON, Ohio (AP) -- An American arrested and held for nearly six months in North Korea for leaving a Bible at a nightclub returned home to Ohio on Wednesday to tears of joy and hugs from his wife and surprised children....

10/22/2014 3:56:14 PM

9 - California malpractice cap generates big spending

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) -- Bob Pack wanted to go after the HMO doctors for recklessly prescribing painkillers to a drug-abusing nanny who ran over his 10-year-old son and 7-year-old daughter as they were heading for ice cream one early fall evening in 2003....

10/22/2014 6:54:47 PM

10 - Expert: Autopsy doesn't show if Brown went for gun

ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Michael Brown's official autopsy indicates he was shot in the hand at close range during a struggle, but a medical examiner not involved in the investigation says there's no way to conclude whether the injury meant the unarmed 18-year-old was trying to grab the gun of the officer who killed him....

10/22/2014 6:43:21 PM


 

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