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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

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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It's a Challenge!
Chess Tournament
Enjoy a competitive game of chess! Spectators welcome.
To register for this free event, please call the Library at 221-0222
Registration the day of the Tournament opens at 12:30
 Saturday April 28th       1:00 Play begins

Everyone Welcome

Hannibal Free Public Library

SUMMER READING 2018
May 17 - July 25

Summer Reading Helps Kids!
Of families who have participated in our summer reading program before,
82% said that after the program their child spent more time reading,
69% said their child enjoyed reading more, and
65% said their child had become a better reader!

Summer Reading is Fun!
The library has activities for ALL AGES planned throughout the summer!
Enjoy musical performances, watch a magic show, or meet exotic animals!
Come to one or come to all!
Check out the full schedule of summer events on our website.

Children, Teens & Adults!
Information and Sign Up
HERE


 

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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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