Carthage Public Library patrons have access to our local collection as well as materials from other libraries in the Missouri Evergreen consortium. You can visit our catalog at carthage.missourievergreen.org to browse, request, and renew books.
Have a tablet, phone, or Kindle? We offer Ebooks and Audiobooks from popular and classic authors through Missouri Libraries 2 Go at www.molib2go.org. Plus, you can read lots of additional titles in your web broswer through our EBSCO Ebook collection.
We offer Public Access Computers for adults, teens, and children. We also offer free WiFi throughout the building. Early learning computers, news, research, and genealogy databases, printing, scanning, faxes, and other services are also available.
Doing research? We offer databases from EBSCO, genealogy info from Heritage Quest and Ancestry Library Edition, digital newspapers through Newsbank, and more. Most of our resources can be accessed off-site from home! Click here for a full list.
Carthage Public Library currently has a part-time opening in the Children's Department.
Hours are 4pm-8pm on Mondays and Tuesdays, and Saturdays from 9am-4pm.
If you're interested, contact Sherri Luce (firstname.lastname@example.org)for more info.
To get a library card at Carthage Public Library, bring a document (ID, bill, etc.) with your name and current address to the front desk. There is no charge for patrons who live within the city limits of Carthage. Patrons who live outside the city limits must pay a yearly non-resident fee of $20 dollars. This non-resident fee covers all members of a household living at a particular address for the span of one year. We also issue internet-only cards for computer users (no charge to sign up or proof of address needed), and temporary cards for visitors (with deposit.)
We've got lots of DVDs for all ages - from Cars and Mater's Tall Tales to Sherlock and Justified! More added all the time; come check them out! DVDs are located upstairs near the reference area and check out for one week with no renewals.
We've rearranged and redone our music CD collection and we've added a ton of newer artists and old classics, with more to come! Music CDs are located upstairs near the reference area and check out for two weeks, just like a book.
Rescheduled from the original date - join us on Saturday, December 10 from 10 am to noon and meet READ Dog Merry and handler Peggy. PAWS for Reading is a program that allows children to read aloud to a therapy dog in the library and have fun! After all, a dog will not correct them or make them feel awkward if they stumble.
Join us on Saturday, December 17 from 10 am to noon and meet READ Dog Merry and handler Peggy. PAWS for Reading is a program that allows children to read aloud to a therapy dog in the library and have fun! After all, a dog will not correct them or make them feel awkward if they stumble.
Address: 612 S Garrison, Carthage, MO 64836
Operating Hours: Monday & Tuesday 9 AM to 8 PM
Wednesday - Friday 9 AM to 6 PM
Saturday 9 AM to 4 PM