Any book or other material that is located within the St. Joseph Public Library system can be sent to the library branch of your choice. If the material you want is not owned by the library, ask a librarian to request it from another library outside our system through a service called interlibrary loan.
There are a number of ways you can support the St. Joseph Public Library. You can volunteer your time by helping us prepare new books for checkout, upkeep the library parks, aid in the Summer Reading Program, help with special projects and more!
You can join the Friends of the St. Joseph Public Library. Yearly memberships are as low as $5.00. The Friends underwrite the Summer Reading Program; purchase BookPage, a monthly book review magazine that is free for pick-up at any branch; sponsor book clubs and special events at the libraries, and sort and box books for the book sales. Call 236-2107 to join.
You can donate money to the library to be used to purchase books or other materials. A sticker will be placed in the book indicating who donated it and who the book is in memory of, or honoring.
You can simply donate money to the library!
You can donate books or other materials to the library. The materials will be reviewed by library staff to determine if it will be added to the library collection or sent to the Friend’s book sale.
The Reference Department is located in the Downtown Library, at 927 Felix Street.
They can be contacted in person, through text: 816-249-1377, by phone: 816-232-8151, by email: firstname.lastname@example.org or by tapping or clicking on the green “Ask a Question” box.
Click on the “Reference ” link on the menu above to learn more about the department.