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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 News at 4:50 p.m. EST

AP Top News at 4:50 p.m. EST

1 - The Latest: Sanders camp says $5.2 million raised since NH
2 - S. Korea to shut down joint industrial park with N. Korea
3 - Carly Fiorina ends 2016 Republican bid for President
4 - Christie expected to drop out; Trump faces fresh test in SC
5 - Ferguson is defiant again in deal with Justice Department
6 - Russia proposes March 1 ceasefire in Syria; US wants it now
7 - APNewsBreak: Kenya athletes allege doping bribery
8 - AP Exclusive: Iran's drone first over US carrier since 2014
9 - 2 deputies wounded, suspect dead in shopping center shootout
10 - Yellen: Persistent economic weakness could slow rate hikes
1 - The Latest: Sanders camp says $5.2 million raised since NH

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) -- Here's the latest on the 2016 presidential race as Republican and Democratic candidates head from New Hampshire to South Carolina and beyond. All times local:...

2/10/2016 4:45:16 PM

2 - S. Korea to shut down joint industrial park with N. Korea

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) -- South Korea said Wednesday that it will shut down a joint industrial park with North Korea in response to its recent rocket launch, accusing the North of using hard currency from the park to develop its nuclear and missile programs....

2/10/2016 4:31:08 PM

3 - Carly Fiorina ends 2016 Republican bid for President

DES MOINES (AP) -- Former technology executive Carly Fiorina exited the 2016 Republican presidential race Wednesday, after winning praise for her debate prowess but struggling to build a winning coalition in a crowded GOP field....

2/10/2016 3:20:18 PM

4 - Christie expected to drop out; Trump faces fresh test in SC

MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) -- Now officially a winner after clinching New Hampshire, Donald Trump faces a fresh test for his once-improbable campaign as the Republican presidential race careens into more conservative territory in South Carolina....

2/10/2016 3:21:22 PM

5 - Ferguson is defiant again in deal with Justice Department

FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) -- Defiance has often defined Ferguson in the 18 months since a police officer fatally shot Michael Brown and provoked an examination of how poor people and minorities are treated in the St. Louis suburb....

2/10/2016 4:03:50 PM

6 - Russia proposes March 1 ceasefire in Syria; US wants it now

MUNICH (AP) -- U.S. officials say Russia has proposed a March 1 ceasefire in Syria, but the United States believes the fighting must stop immediately....

2/10/2016 4:19:01 PM

7 - APNewsBreak: Kenya athletes allege doping bribery

EMBU, Kenya (AP) -- Two Kenyan athletes serving four-year bans for doping at the 2015 world championships say the chief executive of Athletics Kenya, the country's governing body for track and field, asked them each for a $24,000 bribe to reduce their suspensions....

2/10/2016 2:46:37 PM

8 - AP Exclusive: Iran's drone first over US carrier since 2014

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) -- The unarmed Iranian drone that flew over a U.S. aircraft carrier in the Persian Gulf last month is similar to those that can carry missiles and was the first to conduct an overflight of an American carrier since 2014, U.S. Navy records obtained Wednesday showed....

2/10/2016 12:23:16 PM

9 - 2 deputies wounded, suspect dead in shopping center shootout

ABINGDON, Md. (AP) -- A man shot a sheriff's deputy in the head inside a crowded restaurant at lunchtime Wednesday and wounded another deputy during a shootout, authorities and witnesses said....

2/10/2016 4:03:38 PM

10 - Yellen: Persistent economic weakness could slow rate hikes

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen cautioned Wednesday that global weakness and falling financial markets could depress the U.S. economy's growth and slow the pace of Fed interest rate hikes....

2/10/2016 4:37:04 PM


 

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