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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 News at 8:18 a.m. EST

AP Top News at 8:18 a.m. EST

1 - Trump, Sanders look to emerge from New Hampshire with wins
2 - Train crash in Germany kills at least 9, injures 150
3 - 10 Things to Know for Today
4 - What should be done with architecture of white supremacy?
5 - New England mops up as snow falls on East Coast
6 - Hong Kong activists, police clash over holiday food stalls
7 - US senator calls for investigation of cruise ship in storm
8 - Indian scientists study chunk that fell from sky, killed man
9 - S. Korea: North blew up rocket stage to confound analysts
10 - Living with people they bite, Zika mosquitoes hard to fight
1 - Trump, Sanders look to emerge from New Hampshire with wins

MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) -- Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders hope to emerge from New Hampshire's primary Tuesday with their first wins of the 2016 presidential election, victories that would boost credibility for both of these breakout campaigns....

2/9/2016 8:08:01 AM

2 - Train crash in Germany kills at least 9, injures 150

BAD AIBLING, Germany (AP) -- Two commuter trains crashed head-on Tuesday morning in a remote area in southern Germany, killing at least nine people and injuring some 150, some of whom had to be cut out of the wreckage and transported across a river for medical care, police said....

2/9/2016 7:01:42 AM

3 - 10 Things to Know for Today

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about today:...

2/9/2016 6:41:46 AM

4 - What should be done with architecture of white supremacy?

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) -- Growing up in the 1950s, William Bell had to enter Birmingham's segregated Lyric Theatre though a side entrance, marked "COLORED," that was walled-off from the elegant lobby. He climbed a dimly lit stairwell to watch movies from the steep balcony where black patrons had to sit for generations....

2/9/2016 5:53:17 AM

5 - New England mops up as snow falls on East Coast

BOSTON (AP) -- A wind-driven winter storm that brought blizzard conditions to Cape Cod fell short of forecast snowfall totals and spared the Northeast the widespread power outages that had been predicted....

2/9/2016 8:03:00 AM

6 - Hong Kong activists, police clash over holiday food stalls

HONG KONG (AP) -- Hong Kong's Lunar New Year celebration descended into chaos as protesters and police, who fired warning shots into the air, clashed over a street market selling fishballs and other local holiday delicacies, with dozens injured and arrested....

2/9/2016 6:19:36 AM

7 - US senator calls for investigation of cruise ship in storm

MIAMI (AP) -- Federal transportation officials might soon be looking into a Royal Caribbean cruise ship that ran into high winds and rough seas in the Atlantic Ocean over the weekend....

2/9/2016 4:17:31 AM

8 - Indian scientists study chunk that fell from sky, killed man

NEW DELHI (AP) -- Scientists are analyzing a small blue object that plummeted from the sky and killed a man in southern India, after authorities said it was a meteorite....

2/9/2016 7:16:33 AM

9 - S. Korea: North blew up rocket stage to confound analysts

TOKYO (AP) -- Minutes after North Korea launched its rocket, South Korea's navy detected a rain of fragments falling into the sea and then a sooner-than-expected disappearance of the rocket from their radar, suggesting a possible failure. News outlets working in real time jumped on the idea. But it quickly proved wrong....

2/9/2016 7:06:08 AM

10 - Living with people they bite, Zika mosquitoes hard to fight

SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) -- Mosquito-control workers are asking automotive retailers to get rid of old tires in the Florida Panhandle, lining up laboratories to test the insects for the Zika virus in New Orleans, and preparing to hunt down and destroy mosquito breeding sites in neighborhoods of infected people in coastal Georgia....

2/9/2016 4:39:22 AM


 

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