612 South Garrison Avenue
A Carnegie library being used for its original purpose, this classical-looking recently renovated structure was built in 1904 from Carthage limestone. It houses a local history collection including Jasper County census records and Carthage newspapers on microfilm. To the east is the E.L. Dale Memorial Library Gardens and fountain complete with “Alice in Wonderland” statue created by Bill Snow. Wireless internet available for travelers to stop and check their e-mail. The Library is part of the Missouri Evergreen Consortium which has a collection of 750,000 books for our patrons to borrow. In addition, an exceptional ebook service for patrons with over 16,000 books to choose from. Programs are scheduled weekly for children and teens which are open to the public. Check us out on Facebook or our website for programming schedules. Hours are Tuesday 9 am-8 pm, Wednesday-Friday 9 am-6 pm, Saturday 9 am – 1 pm. Closed Sunday & Monday.