|Library Facilities and Services|
Jefferson County Library offers many services and facilities to the community. From public access computers, to meeting rooms, to exhibits to voter registration.
Each library branch has a meeting room for public use. The room may be used by organizations of a civic, cultural or educational nature, but not for social gatherings, fund raising or commercial solicitations or sales.
In addition, groups and organizations are encouraged to use the meeting rooms for artistic displays.
How to Reserve:
Meeting rooms may be reserved in person, or by calling the Library. Those wishing to use the meeting room must read the meeting room policy and complete an application form prior to use. Use of the rooms shall be on a first come, first served basis.
Applications for permission to use the meeting rooms shall be made at least one week in advance, and no longer than one year prior to the scheduled meeting.
Generally, no group may use the meeting rooms more than once a month.
Meeting room application form.
Accommodations: The following equipment may be available for use within each meeting room:
Size of Room/Capacity:
The Meeting Room at the Arnold Branch accommodates 50 people. The Meeting Room and Community Room at the Northwest Branch accommodate 50 people each. The Windsor Branch Meeting Room accommodates 40 people.
Organizations may provide light refreshments which do not involve cooking. A cleanup cost reimbursement charge of $15 per use will be charged for use of a community meeting room whenever light refreshments are served. Alcoholic beverages are not permitted.
Jefferson County Library offers fax services to the public for the following fees:
To Send faxes:
$2 for the first page and $1 per page for each additional page for all local numbers, long distance and 800 numbers within the continental U.S.
$5 for the first page and $2 for each additional page for all International numbers outside the continental US.
$1 per page for each page regardless of where the FAX originates (local, long distance/800 or International).
Computer Rules and Guidelines
To read the entire Public Access Computer Use Policy and Guidelines, go to the Policies & Guidelines Section.Back to Top.
In an effort to make the libraries more reflective of the interests and needs of the public, display cases and bulletin boards will be made available to groups or individuals on a first come, first served basis. Teachers are encouraged to use the display areas for student work.
An application for use of the library display cases must be submitted in writing for approval prior to any exhibit being accepted for installation.
The content and acceptability of the exhibit must be approved by library management staff prior to the display.
Availability: Display space is available on a first come, first served basis.
Accommodations: The library will take reasonable care of exhibits, however the Library can not be held responsible for the security of the materials displayed. Nor can the Library be held responsible for any theft or damage to the whole or any part of the materials on display.
Jefferson County residents who are eligible may register to vote at any branch of the Jefferson County Library during regular business hours.
Please bring a valid form of photo identification with you when you come to the library to register to vote. The photo identification does not have to list your current address for the purposes of registering to vote.
The Missouri Secretary of State's Office provides a printable absentee ballot request form along with all of the information needed to vote absentee if you are unable to visit your polling place on election day.
Guidelines for absentee voting in Missouri, legislative district maps, candidate information are just some of the election / voting information to be found here.
The Federal Election Commission (FEC) administers and enforces the Federal Election Campaign Act (FECA) - the statute that governs the financing of federal elections. This site covers information about campaigns, elections and voting.
Library Tours can be made for groups or individuals with advance reservations. Tours are available at each branch, and are tailored to fit the specific needs and interests of each group. Topics for tours include, but are not limited to, a general overview of library services, children's services, using the library's online resources or any other specific areas.