Barton County Libraries

Lamar, Missouri

Is Seeking a

Director of Libraries

Successful candidate will have a BS in Library Information Services with proven library management skills. Hands-on knowledge of QuickBooks and accounting principles is a must. Demonstrated successful grant writing, an understanding of technology, good computer skills, and electronic books knowledge are a plus as are creativity in family friendly programming development and community PR skills. Barton County Libraries are comprised of the main library at Lamar and near-by branch libraries in Liberal and Golden City Missouri. Click here for a full Job Description. Click here for Qualifications. Qualified candidates should send resumes before May 22, 2015, to one of the following:

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fax: 417-682-3206

mail address:

Julie Potter

Barton County Library

300 W. 10th Street

Lamar, MO 64759

Free Program!

Just in time for Mother’s Day!

Julia Sneed will teach you how to make your own pair of unbreakable shoe strings and dish scrubber!

Friday, May 8th, from 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM, at our Mary K. Finley branch, in Lamar.


logotalentTalent Force will be holding a job fair at our Mark K. Finley (Lamar) Branch on Friday, May 1st, between 10 AM and 2 PM.

Free Computer Training Classes Available! Do you have a Windows 8 PC  Are looking for a way to learn the basics of Windows 8? Sign-up for one of our Free classes today!

Computer Training Website


     Looking for something to do during this cold weather? Check out MO Lib 2 Go, our new eBook and Audio Book Service. This service available to all of our patrons. All you need is an e-reader, tablet, smart phone, or computer and your library card number/pin (the last 4 digits of your card). Don't wait, start your e-Reading adventure today!

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New Books and DVDs



Fri Apr 24 @ 4:00PM - 06:00PM
Windows 8 Basics Class
Tue Apr 28 @ 3:15PM -
Teen Tuesday - With Minecraft
Wed Apr 29 @10:00AM - 11:00AM
Children's Story Time - Lamar
Mon May 04 @ 1:00PM - 03:30PM
Monday Movie Matinee
Tue May 05 @ 3:15PM -
Teen Tuesday - With Minecraft
Wed May 06 @10:00AM - 11:00AM
Children's Story Time - Lamar
Fri May 08 @ 3:00PM - 05:00PM
Craft Unbreakable Shoe Strings and Dish Scrubber!
Wed May 13 @10:00AM - 11:00AM
Children's Story Time - Lamar
Wed May 20 @10:00AM - 11:00AM
Children's Story Time - Lamar