The Duncombe Public Library is a State accredited library, is a member of the Webster County Library Association, and is an Iowa Locator Workstation. The library also participates in the Open Access Program and Interlibrary Loan Program.
The Library is able to offer its patrons normal library services, including circulation of books, videos, audio books, VHS and DVDís, and has public access to computers, fax and photocopier. The library also has a disc repair system and can clean/repair DVDs, CDs, Game Discs and Blue Ray discs. Programming includes a summer reading program for children ages 3 to 6, 7 to 10, and from 10 to 14; and a weekly story hour for children ages 3 to 6. For schedule please check our online calendar.
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Women in combat: Could special ops be the next stop?
The Pentagon has moved beyond merely talking about placing women into combat and is actively mapping how, when and where servicewomen eventually will be assigned to far more dangerous duties including, perhaps, special forces operations, senior U.S. defense officials tell NBC News.While the blueprint for dual-gender U.S. combat units continues to be sketched and remains subject to change m...
Tue, 18 Jun 2013 07:09:18 GMT
Shark attacks Texas teen
A shark attacked a teenage boy on Monday as he was standing in shallow water off the coast of Texas, police said.The 15-year-old was at Surfside Beach on the Gulf of Mexico with friends when he felt the shark bite his left leg and tried to fight it off by reaching into the water and hitting it. The shark then went for his lefthand and he suffered lacerations to limbs, according to Assistant Chief...
Tue, 18 Jun 2013 03:06:43 GMT
NASA names eight new astronaut trainees -- half of them women
By Clara MoskowitzSpace.comNASA has picked eight Americans, a mix of scientists and military pilots, to begin training for future space missions that may one day launch them all the way to Mars. The new class includes four men and four women who will join the 49 active astronauts at the agency's astronaut corps at the Johnson Space Center in Houston.The new U.S. space travelers, which NASA unveile...
Tue, 18 Jun 2013 02:39:16 GMT
California officials warn fire season could be worst in 100 years
Southern California fire officials warned Monday that the state should take caution during a brutal fire season that projections suggest could be the worst to hit the region in a century.Were going to have a very volatile fire season, Los Angeles County Fire Chief Daryl Osby said at a Monday afternoon news conference, who noted it could be the worst in 100 years.The warning comes nearly a week ...
Tue, 18 Jun 2013 02:39:16 GMT
Carjacker threatens the wrong mom
Naval Academy football players to face sex assault charges
Three Naval Academy midshipmen will face charges for allegedly sexually assaulting a female midshipman last year, a U.S. military official told NBC News Monday.The female midshipman told investigators that she was sexually assaulted by the three men all Academy football players at the time at an off-campus party in April 2012.The Naval Academy Superintendent, Vice Admiral Michael Miller, is t...
Tue, 18 Jun 2013 01:17:04 GMT
California fire season 'very volatile'
500th criminal named to FBI Most Wanted list
GM recalls more than 200,000 SUVs
Ford aims to simplify dashboard
Sibling bullying can leave lasting scars, study says
Florida man beaten, robbed, stripped naked on first date
A Florida man was beaten, robbed, forced to strip naked and abandoned on the side of a road Friday evening during a first date gone horribly wrong, according to police.Authorities found nude, bloodied Shaun Paul Williams, 34, walking on the shoulder of State Road 100 in Bunnell, Fla., late Friday near a cow pasture where Williams said he was assaulted and mugged by his date and her two unidentifie...
Mon, 17 Jun 2013 23:43:35 GMT
TSA agent accused of harassing 15-year-old girl over shirt
A popular blogger and publisher has accused a TSA agent of criticizing his 15-year old daughter for having clothing the agent said was too revealing.On Sunday June 16, Mark Frauenfelder, co-founder of the Boing Boing blog, posted that a TSA agent at LAX had "shamed" his daughter, Sarina, for the outfit she wore that day while traveling.Based on text messages he received from his daughter, Frauenfe...
Mon, 17 Jun 2013 23:32:40 GMT
Snowdens carefully timed leak
LA Countys worst fire season in 100 years