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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 8 p.m. EDT

AP Top Headlines At 8 p.m. EDT

1 - Tiny Qatar plays outsize role in US war strategy
2 - Kerry: US open to talks with Iran on Islamic State
3 - Islamic State group issues new curriculum in Iraq
4 - Gazans rush to enjoy life after ruinous war
5 - Hurricane Odile slams Mexico's Baja California
6 - Decades later, Vietnam soldiers get Medal of Honor
7 - Generation gap: Young Scots favor independence
8 - Fla.'s 'Gray Belt' a glimpse at nation's future
9 - Cat Stevens announces 5-city US concert tour
10 - Domestic violence experts added as NFL advisers
1 - Tiny Qatar plays outsize role in US war strategy

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Just miles from where former Guantanamo Bay terror suspects have resettled, American warplanes take off from Qatar's al-Udeid air base in the global war on extremism....

9/15/2014 3:17:52 PM

2 - Kerry: US open to talks with Iran on Islamic State

PARIS (AP) -- As more than two dozen nations pledged Monday to help Iraq fight the Islamic State militants, the United States said it was open to talking to Iran about a role in resolving the crisis, despite Washington's earlier opposition to Tehran even attending the conference....

9/15/2014 6:17:30 PM

3 - Islamic State group issues new curriculum in Iraq

BAGHDAD (AP) -- The extremist-held Iraqi city of Mosul is set to usher in a new school year. But unlike years past, there will be no art or music. Classes about history, literature and Christianity have been "permanently annulled."...

9/15/2014 12:06:59 PM

4 - Gazans rush to enjoy life after ruinous war

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) -- After a ruinous war, Gaza is rushing back to a veneer of normalcy at astonishing speed. Street cafes and beaches are packed with people until late at night. Families crowd the few public parks. Wedding halls are booked solid....

9/15/2014 2:42:06 PM

5 - Hurricane Odile slams Mexico's Baja California

CABO SAN LUCAS, Mexico (AP) -- Hurricane Odile blazed a trail of destruction through Mexico's Baja California Peninsula on Monday that leveled everything from ramshackle homes to luxury hotels and big box stores, leaving entire neighborhoods as disaster zones....

9/15/2014 6:40:00 PM

6 - Decades later, Vietnam soldiers get Medal of Honor

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Two Vietnam War soldiers - one still living, one killed in action - received the Medal of Honor in a White House ceremony on Monday, nearly 50 years after they threw themselves into harm's way to protect their brothers in combat. President Barack Obama praised the soldiers as patriots whose sacrifices had never been fully realized by a nation divided over the legacy of the Vietnam War....

9/15/2014 3:43:01 PM

7 - Generation gap: Young Scots favor independence

GLASGOW, Scotland (AP) -- Across Scotland, dinner table talk is getting heated as families argue over how to vote in Scotland's independence referendum. A generation gap has opened up, with younger voters more inclined to back independence and their elders tending to say they want to remain in the United Kingdom....

9/15/2014 5:27:42 PM

8 - Fla.'s 'Gray Belt' a glimpse at nation's future

INVERNESS, Fla. (AP) -- A billboard at the county line advertises home health care services. Local churches try to create a feeling of belonging for elderly members who may be disconnected from family up north. Lawyers and accountants make house calls like doctors. Elderly residents get ferried to stores by a fleet of county minivans....

9/15/2014 1:00:47 PM

9 - Cat Stevens announces 5-city US concert tour

NEW YORK (AP) -- New Rock and Roll Hall of Fame member Cat Stevens is taking the "Peace Train" back on the road....

9/15/2014 7:58:21 PM

10 - Domestic violence experts added as NFL advisers

NEW YORK (AP) -- Three experts in domestic violence will serve as consultants to the NFL....

9/15/2014 3:41:56 PM


 

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