The mission of the West Plains Public Library is to assure the preservation, acquisition and dissemination of knowledge for the future of West Plains. To accomplish this mission, the public library will:

  • Support individuals of all ages in their pursuit of independent learning by providing materials that educate, enrich, inform and entertain;
  • Encourage enthusiasm for reading and appreciation of literature; and
  • Provide a means of access to the world of information.

Library Address: 750 W. Broadway, West Plains, Missouri, 65775

Front Desk Phone: (417) 256-4775

Fax: (417) 256-8316


Hours of Operation

Monday – Friday9:00 am to 6:00 pm
Saturday9:00 am to 5:00 pm


Meet Our Staff

Staff NamePosition
Shawnie KennedyLibrary Director
Jenifer CollinsCollection Development Librarian
Autumn CashCollection Development Aide
Stacey CookCirculation Librarian
KimCirculation Aide
DebbieCirculation Aide
ScottCirculation Aide