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Director: Lisa Sisk

16 S. Coffman St.
Park Hills, MO 63601

Phone: (573) 431-4842

Fax: (573) 431-2110



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Park Hills Public Library is located at the corner of South Coffman and TJ Stewart St.

Library Schedule

  • Mon. - Tues. 10:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
  • Wed. - Fri. 11:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
  • Sat. 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. (from Sept. to May)*
  • *Except Holiday Weekends 



The Park Hills Public Library is pleased to announce that we have been awarded an LSTA Early Learning Collection Development Grant in the amount of $2000 from the Missouri State Library.

Funds from this grant will be used to purchase the following:

  • Early literacy books for the circulating collection
    • Early literacy supplies such as Big Books, puppets, blocks and magnetic letters
    • Early literacy tablets with preloaded early literacy apps for use in the library
    • STEM supplies for early learners

All items purchased will enhance our programs and stimulate learning for the children who attend them.

Please watch for further announcements about programming and services related to this grant.

*This project is supported by the Institute of Museum and Library Services under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act as administered by the Missouri State Library, a division of the Office of the Secretary of State.*


Atriuum Info:

Book Systems, Inc. provides the Atriuum on the Go™ application for iPhone®, iPad®, and Android™ devices. Librarians or patrons can use the app to access the library catalog and search for items (by ISBN or barcode). Once connected to Mobile OPAC, you can reserve or renew titles, read reviews, view What’s Hot items, log on to My Items, and more based on settings and permissions. Read more here.


Patron Log-in 

Username:  Last Name 

Password:  Library Card Number 


Patrons will be able to get immediate library news, search our collection, reserve books and renew books. They will also be able to receive emails and text messages. (Please update your contact info. when you are in the library.)

The library has several books for both children and adult written by local authors available for purchase.

The new TumbleBook Library is now available for Park Hills Library card holders! It includes access to more than 550 animated talking picutre books, chapter books, videos, non-fiction titles, playlists, books in languages other than English, graphic novels and math stories for children preschool through grade 3. Patrons accessing TumblBook from home will need to log-in using their library card number, including the "P".  Click here to begin using the TumbleBook Library!

The 1st Monday of Each Month is Genealogy Night from 5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.


Online References

Search the Park Hills Library collection online by using WorldCat for Park Hills. Search more libraries below.

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eBook Lending

All you need to borrow eBooks from the Park Hills library is an internet connection, your library card and a Personal Identification Number (PIN) which you can get by calling or visiting the library staff. If you plan to use a computer to read eBooks, click here to point your browser to the Park Hills library eBook collection. You may also point your browser to Overdrive Media Console for your free e-reader. If you use a device other than a computer for eBooks, use one of the following OverDrive Media Console apps:

After adding the app you can find the Park Hills library by swiping from left to right on the open app screen and tapping on Add a Library. Tap the star to save the Park Hills library to your library list and tap the library's name to start browsing.

The staff will offer e-Reader training on the last Thursday of each month. A Kindle, an iPad, a Kindle Fire and a Nook will be available for patron orientation and comparison at 2:00 pm on those afternoons. The training is free, and requires no pre-registration. You may also call or email the library staff for assistance with your eBook account.

The library provides extended use laptops, wireless printers, and Wi-fi for educational, employment and job placement testing.

This project is supported by the Institute of Museum and Library Services under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act administered by the Missouri State Library, a division of the Office of the Secretary of State.

Patron Services

Please call or mention to a staff member if you would like to receive email notifications from the library. The city library offers books from the Truman and Gateway Reader series for high school and middle school students. Accelerated Reader books are also available.

Learning Express Learning Express Library and Job & Career Accelerator are now available on an improved online-learning platform. Learning Express offers free study guides and practice testing for HiSET certificates and other standardized tests. City library patrons may establish a Learning Express account at the library to gain free access to practice tests and then use the account from any internet connection.

Job seeking and workplace readiness books are available.

You can check for library updates on Twitter and Instagram as well as Facebook.


The library is pleased to announce it has been awarded a Technology Mini-Grant* in the amount of $5,377 from the Missouri State Library. Grant funds will be used to purchase 6 replacement public/staff use computers and to add 1 additional public access computer. The addition of these reliable computers will allow the library to hold computer workshops for patrons and the community in the near future.

*This project is supported by the Institute of Museum and Library Services under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act as administered by the Missouri State Library, a division of the Office of the Secretary of State.


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Instructions for accessing

*You must first have a valid library card.*

1. Log into the library URL

2. Go to  the "Link" tab of the home page and choose

3. Patron library card # will be used for both the username and pin.They will then be prompted to create an account. 



Services Available For Public Use:

  • Internet Access for Cardholders
  • Wireless Internet (Wi-Fi)
  • Computers
  • Genealogy Research
  • Photocopies
  • Reading Program
  • Document/Photo Scanning
  • Inter-library Loan
  • Laptops (Educational/Job Searching)
  • EBSCO Hosting-Periodical Database
  • Fax Machine
  • Books on Wheels
  • Phone Reference
  • Computer Workshops
  • Seed Library
  • Library of Things -(Baking Center and Spice Rack)
  • Portable CD Players -(Audio Books) for the visually impaired
  • Bestsellers
  • Large Print
  • Reference Materials
  • Newspapers & Census Records
  • Periodicals
  • Music CD's
  • Audio Books
  • Video's (Free Check-Out)
  • Genealogy Information
  • Young Adult Books
  • Juvenile Books
  • DVD's (Free Overnight Check-Out)
  • Early Reader
  • Genealogy/Local History Information
  • eBooks/MoLib2Go
  • Missouri/Local Authors

All residents of Park Hills may receive a free library card. Read the library check-out policies here. Residents of St. Francois County, outside of Park Hills may receive a library card for an annual fee of $5.00 per family. The library offers free cards to Senior Citizens (55+) and students/teachers of the Central School District.  The library provides internet services, you can find more information about those services including policies here.

Explore history at the library

Library Board

Terms 2017 - June 2020 2015 - June 2018 2016 - June 2019
Board Members Abby Inman
Helen Shelley
Amy Watkins
Edna Burnns
Shauna Martin
Suzanne Huffman
Christy Arnett
Carla Johnson
Mary Ann Lewis

Park Hills

Park Hills, Missouri is nestled in the St. Francois range of the Ozark Mountains along the Mississippi River Valley. The city boasts historic antebellum roots from the early lead mining industry, recreational activities, including the ATV area at St. Joe State Park, great family parks and a city pool, a downtown with diverse architecture, and several surrounding wineries. Park Hills: mining the past, growing the future.


Contact Us

9 Bennett Street
Park Hills, MO 63601

(573) 431-3577
(573) 431-2598

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