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Missouri Residents

Missouri residents must apply for a State Library card in person at the State Library by presenting a valid Missouri state-issued photo ID.

Missouri residents are also welcome to request circulating State Library materials through interlibrary loan at their local library.

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Library Hours

8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., Monday – Friday

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The Missouri State Library is open to the public, but appointments are recommended. Please contact us for information.

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