Your Library


Library Card:  Residents of the Palmyra School District receive library cards at no charge with appropriate identification. The fee for residents living outside of the Palmyra School District is $35. per year per household. Residents of surrounding counties may get library cards for $35. per year per household.

Check-Out:   All library materials check-out for 3 weeks. Most may be renewed for another three weeks up to 6 weeks total. Materials which are on hold for another patron may not be renewed. Materials may be renewed online. Holds may be placed online.

Overdue materials and fines:  Fine are: $.20 per day until item(s) returned.

One week after materials are due patrons may receive a notice by email, phone or letter.

Two weeks after materials are due a letter and bill for replacement costs will be sent to patron.

Computerized Card Catalog:  The Marion County Library Subdistrict # 1 is completely automated, and you may search for materials by title, subject, or author. The same searches are available through the website at

Interlibrary Loan:  If a book you wish to read is not available at our library, we will borrow it from another library for you. The only fee is that you may be required to pay return postage.

Computers and Internet Service:  The Marion County Library Subdistrict # 1 has 4 public computers equipped with Internet access. You must have your valid library card with you. Printing charges are: $.20 per page for black/white; $.40 per page for color.

Scholastic Service Hours:  The Library computers are available from 8:30-10 AM on Monday and Tuesday,  for patrons who are taking online courses. You  must have a valid library card with you to use this service. A staff member is here for technical assistance only.

Homebound Program:  Please contact the library for delivery of library materials on a regular basis to persons who are permanently or temporarily home-bound.

Story Hour:   The Marion County Library Subdistrict # 1 provides programs for our younger patrons all year. Story Time takes place on Friday at 10:00 a.m. Story Times are provided for children from babies to school age. During the summer, Story Time takes place Monday - Friday at different times each day. Summer Story Time is for toddlers through 8th grade.

Fax Machine:  The Marion County Library Subdistrict # 1offers fax service. The fax  number is (573) 769-0405 . The charge for sending a fax is $1.00 per page. The charge for receiving a fax is $0.25 per page.

Copy Machine:  The Marion County Library Subdistrict # 1 has a copy machine for public use. Black and white copies are $0.20 per page, $0.35 for a two-sided copy. Color copies are $0.40 per page.

Microfilm Reader/Printer:  For those doing research, there is a microfilm reader available for public use. It is possible to print from the microforms for $0.20 per page,

Large print books:  The Library maintains a collection of books in large print format.

EBooks and audio books: The Library belongs to the Missouri Libraries 2 Go and Grand Rivery Library Consortium's Axis 360 for downloadable eBooks and audio books. The logo and link are on the website. For instructions please ask a library staff member. Patrons will need a valid library card.

Missouri Evergreen:  click on tab above for details.

MOREnet services: Through MOREnet we have access to research databases for students of all ages. We now also have access to ebooks and audiobooks. The ebooks and audiobooks are free and there is no waiting list to use them. Click on the Web links tab above to access these services.