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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




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AP Top Headlines At 4:23 p.m. EDT

AP Top Headlines At 4:23 p.m. EDT

1 - Five paintings missing since WWII returning to Germany
2 - AP Exclusive: Video shows migrant rescue of deflating dinghy
3 - Clinton to call for 'full and equal path to citizenship'
4 - Huckabee, the other man from Hope, opens 2016 bid
5 - Islamic State group takes credit for suburban Dallas assault
6 - Nigerian troops who fled Boko Haram now have them on the run
7 - Obama chooses Marine general as Joint Chiefs chairman
8 - Fingerprint ruse IDs Florida man as longtime Ohio fugitive
9 - Regulators: California fell far short of water-saving target
10 - Boston Marathon bomber's lawyer points to family dysfunction
1 - Five paintings missing since WWII returning to Germany

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Five paintings missing since World War II are being returned to collections in Germany at the behest of the heirs of their American acquirers....

5/5/2015 4:23:11 PM

2 - AP Exclusive: Video shows migrant rescue of deflating dinghy

CATANIA, Sicily (AP) -- Migrants frantically shimmied up ropes dangling from a towering rescue ship and others jumped into the water grasping at lifesavers. Five bodies were recovered and more were feared drowned in the latest Mediterranean migrant tragedy....

5/5/2015 1:23:32 PM

3 - Clinton to call for 'full and equal path to citizenship'

LAS VEGAS (AP) -- Hillary Rodham Clinton intends to draw an early distinction with Republicans on illegal immigration, pointing to a pathway to citizenship as an essential part of any overhaul in Congress....

5/5/2015 1:10:07 PM

4 - Huckabee, the other man from Hope, opens 2016 bid

HOPE, Ark. (AP) -- The other man from Hope is running for president again....

5/5/2015 3:03:45 PM

5 - Islamic State group takes credit for suburban Dallas assault

PHOENIX (AP) -- The Islamic State group claimed responsibility Tuesday for the assault on a Texas cartoon contest that featured images of the Prophet Muhammad, marking the first time the terror group has taken credit for an attack in the United States....

5/5/2015 3:46:07 PM

6 - Nigerian troops who fled Boko Haram now have them on the run

YOLA, Nigeria (AP) -- A year ago, a dozen Nigerian troops fighting about 200 Boko Haram militants in the town of Chibok exhausted their ammunition and ran, leaving the road open for the abduction of nearly 300 girls....

5/5/2015 4:10:27 PM

7 - Obama chooses Marine general as Joint Chiefs chairman

WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Barack Obama tapped a highly respected combat commander as his next chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Tuesday, signaling that the battles against al-Qaida and Islamic State militants threatening the Middle East and the West remain top priorities for the nation's military despite years of trying to change the focus to Asia....

5/5/2015 3:58:49 PM

8 - Fingerprint ruse IDs Florida man as longtime Ohio fugitive

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) -- A convicted killer escaped from an Ohio prison farm in 1959, then was allowed to slip away from law enforcement in 1975 and disappeared until a ruse to get his fingerprints led to his arrest in Florida this week, investigators said Tuesday....

5/5/2015 2:16:16 PM

9 - Regulators: California fell far short of water-saving target

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) -- Californians conserved little water in March and local officials were not aggressive in cracking down on waste, state regulators reported Tuesday as they considered tough measures to force savings amid a continuing drought....

5/5/2015 3:03:58 PM

10 - Boston Marathon bomber's lawyer points to family dysfunction

BOSTON (AP) -- Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's lawyers called a Russian historian and a psychiatrist to the stand Tuesday in a bid to save the Boston Marathon bomber from the death penalty by portraying him as the product of a dysfunctional family from a turbulent corner of the world....

5/5/2015 3:53:59 PM


 

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