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).

Order US Tax Forms & Instructions or call 1 (800) 829-3676

Other Resources:
Special Collections in Genealogy and Local History
City Ordinances and Missouri Statutes
Consumer Product Information
Car Repair Manuals (print&inhouse digital)
Cole county newspapers on microfilm back to the early 1830s
Remote and in-house databases
Career and student examination test books
Readers Advisory - recommendations on what to read next
Term Paper Help Student Assistance
Limited Test Proctoring (see link for details)
Marriage Dissolution forms for Missouri  Legal Sources

Health Insurance Marketplace - Affordable Health Care - more information
St Louis newspapers on Microfilm at the Library - 1853-1878 (incomplete).
Jefferson City Newspapers on Microfilm at the Library - 1880-present (incomplete). 
Jefferson City Newspaper Index available for 1880-1927 & 1966-1992.
Photocopy machine available, costs 10c per page (black & white only).
Jefferson City Directories (click link for dates)
Newspapers on Microfilm at Linn branch

Consumer Reports Search (in database)

Consumer Affairs website


Missouri Public Service Commision Reports


Spanish Language Materials -  La biblioteca ofrece más de 500 materiales en español. Busque por libros, películas, música, revistas y bases de datos en español.


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