1. JULY 4th
    The Ray County Library will be closed in observance of Independence Day.
  2. July 2 10AM
    Congressman Emanuel Cleaver
    Special patriotic storytime with Congressman Emanuel Cleaver as a guest reader. Best for ages 0-5, but all ages are welcome.
  3. JUNE 14th @ 9:30 AM
    Board Meeting
    Ray County Library Board of Trustees will hold a monthly Board Meeting.
  4. July 24
    There is still plenty of time to register. July 24, 2018 is the last day to register for the Summer Reading Programs.

Adult Events

  1. JUNE 14th @ 4:45 PM
    Knitting and Crochet
    NEW Knitting and crochet group will be here in our meeting room.
  2. JUNE 21st @ 5 PM
    Local Author
    David Cox a local author will be speaking about this new book The Old Must Die. Make sure to stay after for the book signing.
  3. JUNE 28th @ 4 PM
    Genealogy Assistance
    The third Thursday every month. The Adult Outreach and Programming Librarian will be available to help individuals learn how to use the libraries resources: microfilm,, Hertigate Quest.
  4. JUNE
    NEW Book Club
    We have two new book clubs seeking members. Saturday June 9th 10:00 AM Wednesday June 27th 12:00 PM Please call us for more information.

Children Events

  1. MONDAY 10 AM and 1 PM
    Family Storytime
    We sing, read stories and make crafts that help develop pre-reading skills. Best for ages 0-5, all ages welcome.
  2. TUE. 4PM - 5PM
    Family Program
    - June 12-MO Department of Conservation - June 19-Readers Theatre - June 26-All About Bees with Kyle Day, 2017 Missouri Honey Ambassador
  3. WED. 2:30 PM - 4:30 PM
    Teen Time
    Teen Time at the library will include chess club, robotics, board games, monthly craft projects, snacks and cooking.
    How to get a basket:
    If you attend Storytime, a Family Program, or Teen Time this summer you can enter to win a basket! Storytime: Basket with Kansas City Zoo passes. Family Program: Basket with Science City passes. Teen Time: Basket with Southview Pool passes.

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June 5th

Featured Basket
of the Month

This months basket is a little different compared to our other baskets. Follow these steps and your name will be entered in to win.
1.) Come to the Ray County Library.
2.) Take a selfie or snapshot with the Bookmobile Little Free Library.
3.) Send in your picture to OR post your picture on Facebook and tag the Ray County Library in it! Please make sure to attach your name with these photos.
4.) Come in and look at our Bookmobile roster for updates and to see other pictures from members of your community.

2018 Basket Winners

  1. Managing Director
    January Patron Appreciation Basket
  2. Managing Director
    February Valentine's Day Basket
  3. Managing Director
    March Basket - Spring is Coming
  4. Managing Director
    April Basket - When it Rains it Pours
  5. Managing Director
    May Basket
  6. Managing Director
    June Basket
  7. Managing Director
    July Basket
  8. Managing Director
    August Basket
  9. Managing Director
    September Basket
  10. Managing Director
    October Basket
  11. Managing Director
    November Basket
  12. Managing Director
    December Basket