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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 Headlines At 1:05 p.m. EDT

AP Top Headlines At 1:05 p.m. EDT

1 - 5 killed in West Bank, amid new Gaza truce efforts
2 - Taiwan plane survivor crawls out, phones dad
3 - Black box found at Air Algerie wreckage site
4 - Australia, Netherlands ready to secure crash site
5 - Russian execs fear lasting damage from plane crash
6 - Obama to urge Central American leaders for help
7 - Judge says Texas man should be exonerated in rape
8 - Cause sought for gunfight between patient, doctor
9 - Iraq Sunni militias pinched by jihadis, corruption
10 - Transcript shows concerns during Arizona execution
1 - 5 killed in West Bank, amid new Gaza truce efforts

JERUSALEM (AP) -- The U.N. chief and the U.S. secretary of state made a new attempt Friday to nail down a temporary truce between Israel and Hamas, as Israel's 18-day military operation in the Gaza Strip fueled unrest in the West Bank, where five Palestinians were killed in protests....

7/25/2014 12:48:42 PM

2 - Taiwan plane survivor crawls out, phones dad

XIXI, Taiwan (AP) -- The 10 survivors of Taiwan's worst air disaster in more than a decade include a 34-year-old woman who called her father after scrambling from the wreckage and seeking help at a nearby home....

7/25/2014 1:05:06 PM

3 - Black box found at Air Algerie wreckage site

PARIS (AP) -- French soldiers recovered a black box from the Air Algerie wreckage site in a desolate region of restive northern Mali on Friday, officials said. Terrorism hasn't been ruled out as a cause, although officials say the most likely reason for the catastrophe that killed all 118 people onboard is bad weather....

7/25/2014 12:18:16 PM

4 - Australia, Netherlands ready to secure crash site

KHARKIV, Ukraine (AP) -- A small group of Dutch and Australian investigators combed the sprawling, unsecured site where Malaysian Airlines Flight 17 went down, taking notes and photos as their governments prepared police detachments they hope can help protect the crash area and bring the last of the victims home....

7/25/2014 12:59:42 PM

5 - Russian execs fear lasting damage from plane crash

MOSCOW (AP) -- Having for months dismissed Western sanctions on Russia as toothless, business leaders here are now afraid that the downing of the Malaysian jetliner will bring about an international isolation that will cause serious and lasting economic damage....

7/25/2014 1:02:13 PM

6 - Obama to urge Central American leaders for help

WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Barack Obama was meeting with Central American leaders Friday to urge them to help slow the exodus of unaccompanied children from their countries, as House Republicans tried to get behind a solution to the crisis at the U.S.-Mexico border....

7/25/2014 12:19:21 PM

7 - Judge says Texas man should be exonerated in rape

DALLAS (AP) -- A Dallas man who prosecutors say did not commit a 1990 rape for which he served 12 years in prison should be exonerated based on recent DNA testing he did not request, a judge recommended Friday....

7/25/2014 1:02:49 PM

8 - Cause sought for gunfight between patient, doctor

DARBY, Pa. (AP) -- Authorities hope to learn Friday why a psychiatric patient allegedly killed a caseworker at a hospital complex outside Philadelphia and whether a psychiatrist who shot the patient with his own gun, wounding him, had feared the man....

7/25/2014 12:45:23 PM

9 - Iraq Sunni militias pinched by jihadis, corruption

BAGHDAD (AP) -- Wisam al-Hardan's cellphone rang late into the night. He let it ring on and on. He couldn't bear to answer....

7/25/2014 6:55:38 AM

10 - Transcript shows concerns during Arizona execution

FLORENCE, Ariz. (AP) -- U.S. District Judge Neil V. Wake was attending a ceremony for a judicial colleague when he received an urgent - and unusual - request: Lawyers for a condemned inmate wanted him to stop an execution that didn't seem to be working....

7/25/2014 11:30:47 AM