West Plains Public Library

750 West Broadway Street
West Plains, MO 65775

417-256-4775

Mission :

The mission of the West Plains Public Library is to assure the preservation, acquisition and dissemination of knowledge for the future of West Plains. To accomplish this mission, the public library will:

  • Support individuals of all ages in their pursuit of independent learning by providing materials that educate, enrich, inform and entertain;
  • Encourage enthusiasm for reading and appreciation of literature; and
  • Provide a means of access to the world of information.

About Us:

The first library established in the city The G. Frank Pease Memorial was dedicated August 22, 1895. On November 21, 1998 a two mile long book brigade, 104 volumes were delivered hand-to-hand from the East Main Street location to our present library site. The official opening of the 23,500 sq. ft.building which now houses 78,760 titles was November 23, 1998. 

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