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at 400 West Main!

Call us:  (636) 937-2017

Monday - Thursday  9 AM - 7 PM
Friday 9 AM - 5 PM
Saturday 9 AM - 1 PM
Sunday  Closed
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Upcoming Events                                                        


Summer Reading Program Sign Up begins Tuesday, May 30!


Teen Program: Build a Better World with the Right Fuel - Friday, June 16, 1:00 pm

Teens unite to build better snacks and beverages to remain strong and sharp. This program will provide you with the right tools to fill up. Come hungry and thirsty.


Celia Sing-Along - Friday, June 16, 1:00 pm

Celia will entertain us with music, puppets, and fun. For all ages.


Meet a Sun Scientist - Wednesday, June 21, 5:00 pm

Learn about how scientists study the sun and make a project as we prepare for the August eclipse. For families.


Teen Program: Creative and Crafty Teens - Tuesday, June 27, 10:30 am

Use your engineering skills to construct a bridge, show off your art smarts and more. Challenge each other. Snacks provided.


Ronald McDonald Magic Show - Friday, June 30, 1:00 pm

Magic laughter, and silly jokes! For all ages.


Washington State Park: Heroes in Nature - Wednesday, July 12, 1:00 pm

Learn about the people, animals, and plants that have shaped nature in Missouri from a Washington State park naturalist. For ages 5-12.


Stream Team at West City Park - Tuesday, July 18, 10:30 am

Learn about river conservation, volunteer opportunities, and how to keep our rivers and waterways clean. For ages 5-17.


Adult Program: Basics of Beekeeping - Wednesday, July 19, 6:00 pm

Meet a local beekeeper and learn about beekeeping basics. For interested teens and adults.


Explore Big Trucks - Thursday, July 20, 11:00 am

Enjoy a truck-themed story time and then head out to the library's parking lot to see some of our City's trucks and meet their drivers. For all ages.


Mini STEAM Camp - Friday, July 21, 9 am - 12 pm

Worms, electricity, aerodynamics, architecture, and fun in this half-day camp presented by Jefferson College. Registration is limited; sign up for this program begins May 30.


Teen Program: Light Up Your Life - Monday, July 24, 3:00 pm

175 chances to build circuits with color, lights, and sound! Quick games and prizes too. Snacks provided.


Get Ready for the Solar Eclipse - Friday, July 28, 1:00 pm

Make a pin-hole viewer and other fun activities. For ages 5-12.


Great Horned Owls: Hunting and Feeding - Saturday, August 26, 1:00 pm

Amateur naturalist Mark H.X. Glenshaw shares stories and videos of the great horned owls he has observed in Forest Park for over 10 years.




 PAWS for Reading: Read to a Dog!

                                                         Every Tuesday at 5:30 pm

This program is designed to help reluctant early readers gain confidence. Young children enjoy reading to dogs, whose quiet presence put them at ease. Chip and his human Courtney visit every Tuesday. They volunteer with Support Dogs, Inc.





Festus City Hall
711 West Main
Festus, MO 63028
Fax: 636-937-2140
Open 8a - 5p M - F

Police & Fire
Dispatch:  636-937-3646

Police Department
100 Park Ave.
Festus, MO 63028
Records: 636-937-5184
Fax: 636-937-8086

Fire Department
212 North Mill Street
Festus, MO 63028
Firehouse: 636-937-7661

Public Works
950 North Fifth Street
Festus, MO  63028
Fax: 636-937-6619
Open 7:30a - 4:30p M-F

400 W. Main Street
Festus, MO  63028
M - Th 9:00a - 7:00p
Fri 9:00a - 5:00p
Sat 9:00a - 1:00p