Crystal City Public Library has been providing the community with library
service since 1916.
The Mission of the Crystal City Public Library
is to provide all citizens of the community, from pre-school through
adulthood, access to a balanced collection in print and in electronic
formats which will enhance their educational, cultural and recreational
Crystal City, MO 63019
10 A.M.- 7 P.M.
- 10 A.M.- 7 P.M.
Wednesday - 10
A.M.- 7 P.M.
Thursday - 10 A.M.-
- 10 A.M..- 5 P.M.
Saturday - 10 A.M. - 1 P.M.
Sunday - CLOSED
LIBRARIES & DATABASES
Book & Braille Library
LearningExpress Library features nearly 1,000
online tutorials, practice tests, and eBooks to help patrons of all ages. It
offers job search and workplace skills improvement, skill building in
reading, writing, math, and basic science, career
certification and licensure exam prep,
college and grad school entrance test prep, GED® test prep,
3-4-67 Health Related Programs
of Crystal City
are free for anyone living or owning property in Crystal City.
Proof of residency in the
form of a tax receipt or
utility stub with current address is required to apply.
A family card is available for a fee of $25.00 a year and $20.00 a
year for senior citizens. Crystal City Public Library Cards may be
used at the Festus Public Library. (Non-residents will be required to
library has the following loan periods for its materials:
Audio Books: 2 weeks
Audio CDs (music):
Video Tapes/DVD: 3 days
Magazines: 5 days
that are not on reserve or overdue may be renewed over the phone.
Patrons may ask that a new
arrival or currently loaned book, video or audio tape be reserved for
them. These items will be
held for 3 days at the desk, after notification by phone.
If not called for by the end of the third day the material will be
given to the next person on the reserve list.
Reserved materials will not renewed.
our patrons’ convenience a book return bin for returning books,
magazines and vertical file materials, before or after
library hours, is
located on the sidewalk near the parking lot.
Access - 10 stations
Internet users will be given a copy of the library’s Internet Access
Policy and will be required to read and sign a Internet Access
Agreement. (Users under the age of 18 must have a parent or guardian
sign on their behalf. Users
13 to 17 may use the Internet unaccompanied with permission from their
parent or guardian.)
Processing: 10 stations
.25 per page
.10 per page black
$1.25 - First page/.50 - each additional page.
(No charge to receive faxes of 5 pages or less)
For those with low vision.
Catalog & Circulation System
checking currently available library holdings.
Items not found in the library's collection may be available
from another library. There is no charge if the lending library is a
member of our courier network, otherwise there is a postage and handling
charge for any material borrowed.
The library accepts book
donations; those not needed in the library collection will be offered for
Registration is accepted
during regular business hours with I.D. and proof of residency.
Monthly notification by e-mail of new items added to the Library
A summer reading program for Preschool-6th grade is held annual from the
middle of June through the end of August.
A Pre-school - 1st grade story time is held during the summer starting in
available for private parties and meetings for a nominal fee –
Reservations must be made in advance.