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.

New to searching the Internet and using e-mail? Sign-up for our Internet and E-mail class today!

Need to know how to edit and create an excel document? Why not Sign-up for our Intro to Microsoft Excel Class?


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



Mon May 04 @ 1:00PM - 03:30PM
Monday Movie Matinee
Tue May 05 @ 3:15PM -
Teen Tuesday - With Minecraft
Fri May 08 @ 3:00PM - 05:00PM
Craft Unbreakable Shoe Strings and Dish Scrubber!
Mon Jun 01 @12:00AM
Summer Reading Program Registration
Mon Jun 01 @ 1:00PM - 03:30PM
Monday Movie Matinee
Wed Jun 03 @12:00AM
Beginning of Summer Reading Program