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200 S. 5th St.
Hannibal. MO 63401
Ph. 573 221-0222
Fax  573 221-0369

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Founded in 1845
First free tax-supported public library in Missouri 1889

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Library Hours

Monday & Tuesday 
10am - 8pm

Wednesday - Saturday  
10am - 6pm

Closed Sunday

Please see calendar for more events and Holiday Closings

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About the Library


Reading Room

Reference & Genealogy

Local History Publications



The Big Library Read and Libby...now at Missouri Libraries 2 Go                                               

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New Programming!

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Hannibal Bicentennial 1819-2019 Logo Contest!


Hannibal History

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The Mark Twain Zephyr     Oct. 25, 1935 
African American Community 1880-1960 
Immigrant Community of Ilasco 1901-1965
  Historic Hannibal Newspapers
The  Stillwell Murder 
Journal of Rev. Benjamin Stevens 1849
Polk Directories 1859 - 1925
Marion County Atlas 1875
Marion County Veterans Memorial
Marion County Cemetery Master Index                      Individual Cemeteries
The Story of Hannibal 

Questions?  Ask us...   ref@hannibal.lib.mo.us


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