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Welcome to W.G. Rhea
Welcome to W.G. Rhea

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Open Doors at the Library
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Welcome to W.G. Rhea
Welcome to W.G. Rhea

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Our Mission Statement:

The W.G. Rhea Public Library will provide access to diverse materials, resources, technologies, and opportunities to empower individual lives and inspire lifelong learning by providing a safe, welcoming environment with a friendly and knowledgeable staff.

Our Vision Statement:

The vision of the W.G. Rhea Public library is to serve to empower, enlighten, and enrich the Henry County community one person at a time regardless of age, economic status, and cultural background.

Temporary Hours of Operation

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The computer lab closes 30 mins. prior to library closing.

9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

9:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.

9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

9:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.

 

9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. 

 

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More Fun at Home!

Our governor feels we're Safer at Home, but that doesn't mean we have to be bored. Our Children and Youth Services page is regularly updated with activities to keep your family entertained during quarantine!

The W. G. Rhea Public Library has partnered with the Governor's Early Literacy Foundation to create a permanent Storybook Trail in Eiffel Tower Park! Come to walk and read As An Oak Tree Grows by G. Brian Karas.

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R.E.A.D.S.

R.E.A.D.S. allows patrons to checkout eBooks that we might not have in our stacks.
Download the app to your tablet or eReader, and have your library card ready!

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Worldbook

World Book Online will allow you to navigate easily to all the World Book encyclopedias included in TEL.

 

Day-By-Day Calendar

Libraries support family literacy. Libraries educate the whole family by providing computer and internet access, materials such as books and music, access to learning opportunities, health and wellness information, and interactions with librarians and library specialists who are dedicated to engaging young children to learn.

 

In collaboration with Ready to Read, we are pleased to offer the Day By Day Family Literacy calendar, and all the resources on this site, to promote family literacy and family engagement. 

 

The calendar has a monthly theme and unique daily entries that encompass books, songs, activities, and family health and wellness information.  Families, caregivers, educators and librarians can use Day by Day at home and in the library and classroom to further develop early literacy skills that help young children become prepared for and succeed in school.  Children will enjoy fun, positive learning experiences that support school success and, ultimately, lifelong learning.

T.E.L.

TEL provides access to over 400,000 electronic resources, including magazines, scholarly journals, podcasts, videos, e-books, test preparation materials, federal census records, Tennessee primary source materials, and more!

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Storybook Trail