Capital READ Program

The library is happy to announce our 2012 Capital READ choice :A Good American by Alex George.  We hope you will read the book and join us for the author event on November 1st at 7p.m. in the Art Gallery. 







 The Missouri River Regional Library offers free delivery of books and other materials to residents of Cole and Osage Counties who have difficulty coming to the library due to age, illness, or physical disability.  To sign up, just fill out an application, and a member of our Outreach staff will be in touch.  If you have any questions call 573-634-6064 ext. 239 or 240 or 1-800-949-READ.


Osage County Library

Local Links


Osage County Library Programs

 To see a calendar of events for the Osage branch, just click on the PDF attachment below.                                                               You may also find out about  our branch's programs by clicking on the following link to the library's event calendar and choosing "Osage County Library" under the location selections. - Event Calendar



Genealogy Databases

HeritageQuest - Inside the library or Outside the library Available both inside and outside of the library An online genealogical database available only inside the library


Computer Resources

Osage County Library Computer Lab

Our Public Computer Center (PCC) offers 6 Internet computers and one children's game computer that are available for use by the public. These computers (except for the children's machine) have the following programs:

  • Microsoft Office 2003
  • Word
  • Excel
  • PowerPoint
  • Access
  • Publisher

In addition to office software, we also carry the following:

  • ADA Accessible Computers
  • Graphics Workstation
  • Scanner

Ask A Librarian

Please feel free to ask a brief, fact-based question of our Reference Staff. If you have a more involved query, please call our Reference Desk at 573-634-2464. We regret that we cannot perform genealogical searches, nor provide legal or medical interpretations from this site. Name and email address are required. Thank you


Mitchell Automotive Database

Complete automotive repair database, including foreign and domestic models from 1974 to present year. ONLY WORKS IN INTERNET EXPLORER.