De Soto Public Library

Library Mission & History

The mission and history of De Soto Public Library.

Our Mission

We create a community of readers and empower individuals with free access to information and the universe of ideas.

Our History

For over 80 years, the De Soto Public Library has been at the center of the De Soto community. What once began as a one room library has grown into a large building housing a wide collection of all types of materials.

Back then the Library was all about books, but today has evolved into so much more. Come explore our collection of movies, audiobooks, and magazines. Pull up a chair to our public computers and see where your creativity takes you. Visit our Genealogy Center and discover your family history. Bring your friends and family to one of our special events where you can learn something new or simply be entertained. Our website is open 24/7, so you can browse our collection, research any topics of interest, or find out what's happening here at DSPL.

We have a friendly team ready to help! From choosing the perfect book, to using an eReader, your local library staff is here for you.

Thanks for choosing De Soto Public Library. We hope you stop by soon!

Location and Hours

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De Soto Public Library
712 S. Main Street, De Soto, MO 63020
636-586-1707 (fax)

Monday - Thursday:
9 am  - 6 pm 

9 am - 5 pm

9 am - 2 pm

Closed Sunday

Holiday Hours

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Upcoming Events
Preschool Storyhour Apr 22, 2024 10:30 AM (US/Central)
Preschool Storyhour Apr 29, 2024 10:30 AM (US/Central)
Friends of the Library Meeting May 02, 2024 02:00 PM (US/Central)
Chess Club May 04, 2024 09:30 AM (US/Central)
Preschool Storyhour May 06, 2024 10:30 AM (US/Central)