The Caruthersville Library

The Caruthersville Public Library is a city library and free to the residents of Caruthersville.  The library houses over 22,000 books and periodicals.  Anyone living outside the city limits of Caruthersville is charged a $20.00 out-of-town fee. Books are checked out for two weeks with a .05 a day charge for any book returned late. Videos are checked out for two days with a late return charge of .50 a day. Magazines are checked out for three days with a late charge of .05 a day. Genealogy books and Reference books are not checked out. We also charge for faxes, copies, and computer printing. If you would like to see what books we have you can go to our website which is Feel free to call the public library at 573-333-2480, fax number is 573-333-0552, if you have questions.

We have the Baxter Southern Auditorium with a stage for plays, programs, or meetings. There is a large screen and projector for showing movies or presenting a power point program. The auditorium has 104 seats and is available for use by the public. We also have two meeting rooms, a children's room, a genealogy room and the adult section which contains two computer carrels with two card catalogs and ten patron computers with free internet access. Our hours are Monday from 9:30am to 6:30pm, Tuesday through Friday from 9:30am to 5:30pm, and Saturday from 9:30am to 1:30pm.

The Pemiscot County Historical Society is housed in the public library. Their hours are Monday & Tuesday from 1:00pm to 3:00pm. If you need information e-mail them at and they will get back to you.

707 W 13th St
Caruthersville, MO 63830

Phone: (573) 333-2480
Fax: (573) 333-0552

Library Board:

Terri Callen

Karen Clayton

Sally Fisher

Paige Gillock

Jock Grantham

Jackie Hubbard

Shawndrae Isable

Wenlan Reno

Ewanda Young

Caruthersville Chamber of Commerce
200 West Third Street
Caruthersville, MO 63830
Phone: 573-333-1222
Caruthersville City  
200 West Third Street
Caruthersville, MO 63830
Phone: 573-333-2142
Fax: 573-333-4247