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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 3:26 p.m. EDT

AP Top Headlines At 3:26 p.m. EDT

1 - Hometown pastor says community stands by co-pilot, family
2 - AP Exclusive: Before leak, NSA mulled ending phone program
3 - Officials: Iran nuke talks solving some issues, not others
4 - Indiana governor: New law 'not about discrimination'
5 - Nigerians vote Sunday despite violence, technical hitches
6 - Saudi response to Swedish criticism tests Europe's reach
7 - Air Canada plane skids off Halifax runway after hard landing
8 - Northeast, despite highest gas costs, resists more pipelines
9 - More restrictive spring break pondered after party shooting
10 - Police: Body found 3 days after NYC blast
1 - Hometown pastor says community stands by co-pilot, family

MONTABAUR, Germany (AP) -- The pastor of the Lutheran church in Andreas Lubitz's hometown said Sunday that the community stands by him and his family, despite the fact that prosecutors blame the 27-year-old co-pilot for causing the plane crash that killed 150 people in southern France....

3/29/2015 2:19:12 PM

2 - AP Exclusive: Before leak, NSA mulled ending phone program

WASHINGTON (AP) -- The National Security Agency considered abandoning its secret program to collect and store American calling records in the months before leaker Edward Snowden revealed the practice, current and former intelligence officials say, because some officials believed the costs outweighed the meager counterterrorism benefits....

3/29/2015 12:05:36 PM

3 - Officials: Iran nuke talks solving some issues, not others

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (AP) -- Iran is considering demands for further cuts to its uranium enrichment program but is pushing back on how long it must limit technology it could use to make atomic arms, Western officials involved in the nuclear talks said Sunday....

3/29/2015 12:39:07 PM

4 - Indiana governor: New law 'not about discrimination'

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- Indiana Gov. Mike Pence defended the new state law that's garnered widespread criticism over concerns it could foster discrimination against gays and lesbians and said Sunday it wasn't a mistake to have enacted it....

3/29/2015 3:08:41 PM

5 - Nigerians vote Sunday despite violence, technical hitches

ABUJA, Nigeria (AP) -- Boko Haram fighters attacked poll stations in northeast Nigeria and a governor demanded elections be canceled in an oil-rich southern state Sunday as the count started for a presidential election too close to call....

3/29/2015 2:47:44 PM

6 - Saudi response to Swedish criticism tests Europe's reach

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) -- Sweden's foreign minister is hardly the first diplomat to raise concerns about Saudi Arabia's human rights record, but when she used the word "dictatorship" in a speech last month she crossed a red line for the kingdom at a time of intense regional turmoil, igniting a diplomatic crisis....

3/29/2015 3:26:51 PM

7 - Air Canada plane skids off Halifax runway after hard landing

HALIFAX, Nova Scotia (AP) -- An Air Canada plane made a hard landing in bad weather and skidded off the runway at the airport in Halifax, Nova Scotia, and the airline said Sunday that 25 people were taken to hospitals for observation and treatment of minor injuries....

3/29/2015 1:14:23 PM

8 - Northeast, despite highest gas costs, resists more pipelines

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) -- There is near universal agreement that the Northeast has to expand its energy supply to rein in the nation's highest costs and that cheap, abundant, relatively clean natural gas could be at least a short-term answer. But heels dig deep when it comes to those thorniest of questions: how and where?...

3/29/2015 11:16:07 AM

9 - More restrictive spring break pondered after party shooting

PANAMA CITY BEACH, Fla. (AP) -- A house party that dissolved into a hail of gunfire and left seven young people hurt has officials on the Florida Panhandle pondering what to do with a spring break season they say has gotten out of control....

3/29/2015 1:23:45 PM

10 - Police: Body found 3 days after NYC blast

NEW YORK (AP) -- A body was found Sunday in the rubble left behind by an apparent gas explosion three days earlier in Manhattan's East Village, police said....

3/29/2015 2:52:21 PM


 

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