Art Gallery

The Missouri River Regional Library Art Gallery is located on the second floor of the library at 214 Adams Street, Jefferson City, Missouri. Exhibits are rotated in the following months: January, April, July and October. The Missouri River Regional Library Art Gallery is dedicated to providing local artists with a venue in which they can display their work in a professional setting. The Art Gallery program supports the mission of the Missouri River Regional Library by making creative resources accessible to people of all ages, abilities, and circumstances.


Strategic Plan 2008-2010

Missouri River Regional Library Strategic Plan 2008-2010 Adopted 11-19-2007


Mission Statement

Missouri River Regional Library Mission

The Mission of Missouri River Regional Library is to promote development of the community by providing access to a diverse selection of resources and programs to address the educational, professional and recreational needs of the residents of Cole and Osage Counties.


Reference Department

The Reference Department at the main library provides accurate information in a timely manner on a wide range of subjects.
Telephone reference is available at 1-573-634-2464, as is email reference (for direct and simple inquiries).

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Board Members


MRRL Board of Trustees:

  • Abbey Rimel, President
  • Jennifer Jacobs, Vice President
  • Nicoll Clarkston, Secretary
  • Lyle Roseburg, Treasurer
  • Donna White
  • Randy Collect
  • Vicki Ford
  • Kathy Penfold
  • Marge Kudrna
  • Jane Dolan
  • Betty Herndon
  • Debbie Rowles
  • Katrinka Goldberg



The Missouri River Regional Library Bookmobile makes school and community stops throughout Cole and Osage Counties. We offer a full range of children's and adult titles, including fiction & non-fiction, paperbacks, audiocassettes, CDs, and videotapes. In addition, any title from our regular collection can be requested through the bookmobile, and picked up at the appropriate stop. If you have any questions, please call Jon Karr at (573) 634-6064 ext. 240.



Interlibrary Loan Renewal Form

Requests for renewal should be made no later than 1 week before the due date. An email address is required for this form to work. For books that you have checked out from us that were not received through the ILL system, please use our online catalog to renew or call us at (573) 634-2426.

This number is found on the paper slip that is on your borrowed book.
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Interlibrary Loan Request Form

Can't find what you need in our library's collection? We will be glad to borrow items on your behalf from another library. Interlibrary Loan is available to residents of Cole or Osage County or those who purchase a non-resident library card from MRRL. Reciprocal borrowers are encouraged to use their home libraries for Interlibrary Loan services.

Please note that the length of check out is set by the LOANING library.


Directions - Main Library

To MRRL from Interstate 70:

1. From the east, take Highway 54 south to Jefferson City; from the west take Highway 63 2. Take the Main St. exit IMMEDIATELY at the end of the bridge.
3. Turn left onto Main at the light. Follow Main St. to the Capitol.
4. Stay in the right lane. At the top of the hill take a hard right and get in the left lane.
5. At the end of the block turn left on to High St.
6. Proceed east on High St. through three traffic lights. The library is on the northwest corner of Adams and High St.