Children’s Programs:

The Children’s summer reading program will begin Tuesday, June 5th.

Junior Gardeners will start up again April 7th.

Please go to the Children’s Programs web page for more information on these programs.


INFO to KNOW Program:

Various topics are offered free to anyone interested. A new topic is offered monthly in the Stanley & Elaine Ball Tech Room at the Library. Call 417-334-1418 to inquire about upcoming sessions and/or to reserve a seat. Seating is limited.

2018 Sessions:

February 20     eBay: Just the Basics, at 5:30 PM (come early)
March 6             eBay:
Business/Storefront, at 5:30 PM (come early)
March 20           New Tax Code; tentatively set for 6:00 PM (come early)
April 24              Connect to the Library’s new E-books software, LIBBY: please
                           bring your reading/listening devise. (6 PM)
May 15               Larry N. Campbell will talk about the making of his new book,
                          “Rollin’ Down the River: Discovering People and Places Along
                            the Mighty Missouri” (6 PM)
Coming              basic computer classes



Saturday, April 14 at 11:00 AM: Meet Christian authors, Becky Wade, Jody Hedlund, Katie Ganshert, Julie Klassen, Karen Witemeyer, and Courtney Walsh. Don’t miss this opportunity to hear from these acclaimed authors who are winners of the SCFW Carol Award, National Reader’s Choice Award, HOLT Medallion, Inspiration Reader’s Choice Award, the RITA and Christy Awards. This special event will be presented at the Library, and is open to the public, free of charge. If you have a copy of any of their books, please bring for author(s) to sign.


The Library is launching a new program for the community. Each Monday, an OzarksWatch Video (Ozarks Public Television), will be shown every 30 minutes during the time period from 11:00 AM until 1:00 PM. The sessions will be held in the Stanley & Elaine Ball Tech Room (upstairs) in the Library. These programs are free of charge:

March 12          WWII POWS in Missouri
March 19          Treasure Hunting in the Ozarks
March 26          Mother’s Home Brew
April 2              Springfield’s Historic Walnut Street Homes
More to follow – inquire at the front desk.


The Book Group, in honor of our friend Sarah Klinefelter, is well into its third year and continues to welcome interested people. Adele Groote is the facilitator. The group meets on the second Tuesday of every month at 2:00 p.m. in the Stanley and Elaine Ball Technology Room at the Taneyhills Library. Come and enjoy lively discussions and meet new people that share in the motivation to read and think about a wide variety of amazing books. 

Reading List for 2018

January 9         “A Man Called Ove”  by Friedrik Backman
February 13       “Killers of the Flower Moon: The Osage Murders & the Birth of
                             the FBI”  by David Grann
March 13           “The Sound of Gravel”  by Ruth Wariner
April  10            “On Turpentine Lane”  by Elinor Lipman
May 8                “The Hate You Give”  by Angie Thomas
June 12             “A Room With a View”  by E.M. Forster



Tuesday, May 1st , at 7:00 PM, artistic works from students at Branson and Hollister High Schools, will be exhibited in the Stanley & Elaine Ball Children’s Library. Prize money in the amount of $1,000 will be awarded to a variety of categories. The “Friends” of the Library and the Branson Regional Arts Council sponsor this annual art awards ceremony. All are welcome.

Meetings are held each second Tuesday of the month, 9:00 A.M. in the Stanley & Elaine Ball Technology Room.


Reservations are required or call for information: 417.886.2199
Meet at the Library on the first Friday of most months.



Library Hours:


10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Tuesday 10:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Wednesday 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.


10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.


10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.


10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

If you would like to get a Library Card,
download an application, print, fill it out
and bring it in. For card application Click
For card policies, Click Here. Yearly cost is $5 for individual, or $10 for family membership, or $5 for a guest.

Thrift Store Hours
Tuesday thru Friday
10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Saturday - 10:00 a.m. to12:30p.m.
Book Store Hours
Tuesday thru Friday
10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Saturday - 10:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.


The library is closed on days when inclement weather is severe.
Directions: One block south of Hwy 76, directly behind the Presbyterian Church in downtown Branson (4th & Pacific).

Taneyhills Community Library
200 South 4th Street
Branson, MO 65616