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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 9 p.m. EDT

AP Top Headlines At 9 p.m. EDT

1 - House grudgingly approves arms for Syrian rebels
2 - AP Interview: Iraq premier nixes US ground troops
3 - 10 Things to Know for Thursday
4 - Desperate Gazans flee to Europe in risky sea trips
5 - Police: Ambush suspect was military re-enactor
6 - Doctor says Toronto Mayor Rob Ford has cancer
7 - Muted expectations for Obama, Rouhani meeting
8 - AP Interview: Brazil's Silva wants better US ties
9 - 15 detained in Australian counterterrorism raids
10 - To 'get it right,' Vikings put Peterson on leave
1 - House grudgingly approves arms for Syrian rebels

WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Republican-controlled House voted grudgingly Wednesday to give the administration authority to train and arm Syrian rebels as President Barack Obama emphasized anew that American forces "do not and will not have a combat mission" in the struggle against Islamic State militants in either Iraq or Syria....

9/17/2014 8:56:31 PM

2 - AP Interview: Iraq premier nixes US ground troops

BAGHDAD (AP) -- Iraq's new prime minister ruled out stationing U.S. ground troops in his country, chiding the international community Wednesday for inaction in Syria and lamenting the "puzzling" exclusion of neighboring Iran from the coalition being assembled to fight the Islamic State group....

9/17/2014 7:25:11 PM

3 - 10 Things to Know for Thursday

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

9/17/2014 9:03:01 PM

4 - Desperate Gazans flee to Europe in risky sea trips

ABASSAN, Gaza Strip (AP) -- The university student was desperate to flee Gaza after suffering through years of border closures and three wars....

9/17/2014 3:05:48 PM

5 - Police: Ambush suspect was military re-enactor

Schools closed, kids stayed inside and authorities chased down several false sightings Wednesday in their hunt for the suspect in a fatal ambush outside a rural Pennsylvania State Police barracks....

9/17/2014 7:33:02 PM

6 - Doctor says Toronto Mayor Rob Ford has cancer

TORONTO (AP) -- Toronto's embattled mayor has a rare and difficult cancer that will require aggressive chemotherapy, his doctor said Wednesday, days after Rob Ford's dramatic announcement that he was pulling out of a re-election campaign....

9/17/2014 7:47:33 PM

7 - Muted expectations for Obama, Rouhani meeting

WASHINGTON (AP) -- One year ago, President Barack Obama and Iranian President Hassan Rouhani came close to ending the decades-long freeze on face-to-face meetings between their countries' leaders....

9/17/2014 5:34:47 PM

8 - AP Interview: Brazil's Silva wants better US ties

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) -- Marina Silva, a front-running presidential candidate who grew up in the Amazon jungle and could become the first black to lead Brazil's government, said Wednesday that if elected she'll improve ties with the U.S. and strongly push for human rights in nations like Cuba....

9/17/2014 8:39:20 PM

9 - 15 detained in Australian counterterrorism raids

SYDNEY (AP) -- Australian police detained 15 people Thursday in a major counterterrorism operation, saying intelligence indicated a random, violent attack was being planned on Australian soil....

9/17/2014 8:33:15 PM

10 - To 'get it right,' Vikings put Peterson on leave

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) -- Minnesota Vikings star running back Adrian Peterson was declared out, back in, then out again as he faces a felony child-abuse charge in Texas....

9/17/2014 6:22:20 PM


 

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