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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 10:52 a.m. EDT

AP Top Headlines At 10:52 a.m. EDT

1 - 35 killed in Gaza; Israeli soldier feared captured
2 - In brief lull, Gaza's displaced survey devastation
3 - Ukraine: Investigators start jet crash site search
4 - 2 Americans detained in North Korea seek US help
5 - US employers add 209K jobs, rate rises to 6.2 pct.
6 - 12,000 evacuees return after Taiwan gas explosions
7 - AP PHOTOS: City streets destroyed in Taiwan blasts
8 - Rep. Cantor to resign from House seat in August
9 - WHO: Ebola moving faster than control efforts
10 - Could Helen Mirren forget how to act? She worries
1 - 35 killed in Gaza; Israeli soldier feared captured

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) -- A Gaza cease-fire quickly unraveled on Friday as violence erupted in and around a southern town in the war-ravaged strip, with at least 40 Palestinians killed in Israeli shelling while the military said two soldiers were killed and an infantry officer was feared captured during fighting there....

8/1/2014 10:35:25 AM

2 - In brief lull, Gaza's displaced survey devastation

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) -- Bassem Abul Qumbus looked in despair at the wreck of his home. Shells had punched holes in an upper-floor bedroom. A wall had collapsed into the kitchen. The dozens of baby chicks he'd been raising on the roof were dead, except for three tiny survivors and a slightly injured white duck....

8/1/2014 9:46:21 AM

3 - Ukraine: Investigators start jet crash site search

HRABOVE, Ukraine (AP) -- With the sound of artillery blasts at a distance, dozens of international investigators arrived Friday at the eastern Ukraine site where Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 crashed and began a painstaking search for the remains of as many as 80 victims....

8/1/2014 10:50:44 AM

4 - 2 Americans detained in North Korea seek US help

PYONGYANG, North Korea (AP) -- Two American tourists charged with "anti-state" crimes in North Korea said Friday they expect to be tried soon and pleaded for help from the U.S. government to secure their release from what they say could be long prison terms....

8/1/2014 10:15:54 AM

5 - US employers add 209K jobs, rate rises to 6.2 pct.

WASHINGTON (AP) -- U.S. employers extended their solid hiring into July by adding 209,000 jobs. It was the sixth straight month of job growth above 200,000, evidence that businesses are gradually shedding the caution that had marked the 5-year-old recovery....

8/1/2014 10:52:40 AM

6 - 12,000 evacuees return after Taiwan gas explosions

KAOHSIUNG, Taiwan (AP) -- The 12,000 people who fled in fear of more gas pipeline explosions in Taiwan's second-largest city returned to their homes Friday after authorities said there was no more risk of blasts like the series that ripped apart streets overnight, killing 26 people and injuring 267....

8/1/2014 9:42:58 AM

7 - AP PHOTOS: City streets destroyed in Taiwan blasts

City streets destroyed, transformed into trenches strewn with dirt, ripped pieces of pipe and jagged blocks of concrete. Broken fire trucks turned upside down, twisted soot-covered cars and motorcycles, ripped advertising signs....

8/1/2014 9:31:20 AM

8 - Rep. Cantor to resign from House seat in August

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) -- After a stunning primary election loss, former Majority Leader Eric Cantor said Friday that he will resign his seat in the House of Representatives months earlier than expected....

8/1/2014 10:15:26 AM

9 - WHO: Ebola moving faster than control efforts

CONAKRY, Guinea (AP) -- An Ebola outbreak that has killed more than 700 people in West Africa is moving faster than the efforts to control the disease, the head of the World Health Organization warned as presidents from the affected countries met Friday in Guinea's capital....

8/1/2014 10:55:45 AM

10 - Could Helen Mirren forget how to act? She worries

LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Helen Mirren lowers her voice to a whisper and her eyes take on a devious twinkle as she makes a confession: When she has a really good time making a movie, as she did on "The Hundred-Foot Journey," she fears: "Oh my God, is it going to suck?"...

8/1/2014 9:13:58 AM