TRUMAN STATE UNIVERSITY Pickler Memorial Library Truman State University

Services for Visitors

Getting to the Library

Driving directions
Campus map

Parking is available for guests in the lot on the west side of the Library.  Two 30-minute spaces are available to anyone.  Visitors who plan to stay longer should obtain a permit from Parking Services (660-785-7400).

How to get a Library Card

Students and faculty/staff from other Missouri colleges/universities that are members of MOBIUS may use their college ID's to check out materials. They are subject to all MOBIUS regulations.

Missouri residents at least 16 years of age may apply for a Community Borrowers card at the Library Service Desk.  You may fill out the application form at the Desk or you can print the form below and bring it in with you.

Application form
Borrowing Policies for Community Borrowers

Guest Internet Access

For internet access, visitors can get a Guest Account password at the Library Service Desk by providing a  photo I.D. and phone number.  The Guest Accounts must be used on the four Guest workstations located just past the circular staircase on the first floor. The password is good for one hour of internet access and is renewable for one additional hour.  Printing is available for 10 cents per page.  Pick up your prints at the Library Service Desk.

Building Services

Resources of special interest

Genealogy and local history --- The Library has many county histories, cemetery records, etc.  The librarians in the Special Collections Department can assist you with your research.
Kirksville newspapers --- Historic Kirksville newspapers are available on microfilm.

School visits

We encourage area school teachers to bring students to the Library to do research.  We will work with you to make your visit as convenient as possible.  Reference librarians can give tours, talk to your classes, and demonstrate how to use our databases and other information resources.  Call the Reference Department at 660-785-4051 or contact Janet Romine 660-785-7418


Pickler Library User Service (PLUS) is an interlibrary loan service designed especially for schools in Northeast Missouri.  Member schools may request books and copies of articles to help students fill their research needs.  An annual membership fee based on student enrollment is required.  Contact Janice Weddle for more information.

Pickler Memorial Library is a smoke-free building.
Food is allowed in Library Café area only. 
Drinks are
permitted outside Library Cafe' only in acceptable containers.


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