Library is your hometown library, serving our community since 1930. We offer reference,
computer workstations, WiFi hotspot, interlibrary loan, reserve requests, special print and digital collections, movies, eBooks, eMagazines, eAudiobooks, videogames, meeting rooms, continuing education opportunities --
a friendly place where you can connect.
Audiobooks, eAudiobooks, eBooks, eMagazines, Movies, Music, Video - Diversified media collection includes:
- CD & MP3; checkout 2 weeks, with 3 renewals.
- MP3 & WMA; checkout 7/14 days (OverDrive).
- EPUB & PDF; checkout 7/14 days (OverDrive).
- Browser or.zno format; no expiration (Zinio).
Movies & Videos
- DVD, Blu-ray; checkout 2 weeks, no renewal.
- CD; checkout 2 weeks, with 3 renewals.
- DVD; checkout 2 weeks, no renewals.
Books, Magazines, Newspapers - Print
- Popular, bestselling - let us know your interests; or visit the
catalog. Children's Room features "I Can Read" books, award winners,
and seasonal. Checkout is 2 weeks, with 3 renewals.
Computers & Wireless - Ferguson Library has 5 MB fiber-optic circuit for fast access to the Internet for all Library cardholders, in compliance with Acceptable Use Policy.
Computers are equipped with word processing, spreadsheets,
database programs. Bring your WiFi-enabled device and access WiFi Hotspot with your Library card.
For children 12-17 years old, a parent
needs to sign permission for their child to use
the Internet without supervision. Children under
12 need to be accompanied by a parent to use the
Digital Premium Subscriptions -
Purchased online magazines, journals, articles, reviews, newpapers, testing, audiobooks and eBooks
for Ferguson cardholders 24/7
through the Missouri Research & Education Network, and
Missouri State Library, and includes:
Chilton's - Do-it-yourself automotive.
EBSCO Subscription - Mega-site for magazines, scholarly journals, newspapers.
- School subjects; business resources.
HeritageQuest - Ancestors; genealogy.
Learning Express - A comprehensive, interactive online learning platform of practice
tests and tutorials designed to help you succeed on academic or licensing tests.
NoveList Plus -
Provides reviews on fiction titles,
Author Read-alikes, What We're Reading, Book Discussion Guides, BookTalks,
and Annotated Book Lists.
OverDrive eAudiobooks, eBooks - eAudiobooks and eBooks for your device.
TumbleBooks - Animated, talking books for children.
Zinio - eMagazines - Digital magazines iPad, iPhone, Android, Mac, PC.
Fax - A dollar per page
local, and two dollars per page long-distance USA. Receiving fax fifty cents per page.
Homebound Service - For the homebound Ferguson resident,
you may authorize a person you trust to pick-up and return items on your behalf. Call for more information.
Hours - Monday-Thursday 9:00am-8:00pm; Friday 9:00am-6:00pm; Saturday 9:00am-4:00pm.
Lending - Municipal Library Consortium - Ferguson Library is a member of the
Municipal Library Consortium,
with over 700,000 items held by member libraries. You may checkout materials
at any member library using your Ferguson Library Card. Member libraries are Ferguson,
Brentwood, Kirkwood, Maplewood, Richmond
Heights, Rock Hill, University City, Valley Park, and Webster Groves. You may request materials to be sent to Ferguson for
Lending - WorldCat Interlibrary - Ferguson Library will
borrow materials for Ferguson residents that are
not available through the Municipal Library Consortium.
Lending - Reciprocal with City and County -
Ferguson residents may obtain a library card from
St. Louis City Public Library, St. Louis County Library, and
St. Charles City-County Library. Ferguson will issue a Ferguson card
to residents of these districts.
Library Card - For a Ferguson Library Card, a short application needs to be completed and
identification showing Missouri State Picture ID and proof of residency in an eligible district. For a
child's card, a parent needs to complete the application, provide standard ID, and assume
responsibility for materials checked out on child's card.
Replacement is fifty cents.
Meeting Rooms - The Library has two meeting
rooms available free of charge for Ferguson resident groups,
non-commercial use, with application, during regular library hours.
Overdue Fines - Ferguson materials overdue fine is 10 cents
per day, except movies and videogames. Movies and videogames are 50 cents per day overdue. Fine limit per item is $5.
Photocopier - Photocopier (black & white); 15 cents per copy.
Printing - Laser printer (black & white); 10 cents per page.
Renewals - Four ways to renew materials: (1) you can renew 24/7 on your library account via Internet;
or (2) you can call 863-6408 to renew 24/7 by automated phone; or (3) come to library to renew; or (4) call the Library 521-4820.
Books on request and videos cannot be renewed.
Programs and Events - From children's storytimes to teen activities to adult-oriented presentations and programs,
Ferguson Library provides activities for all ages.
Our Summer Reading Program helps students maintain and improve reading skills.
Tax Forms & Publications - Common forms and publications are available during tax season, and
tax help for low income individuals through Volunteer Income Tax Assistance by the University of Missouri.
Voter Registration - Mail-in voter registration forms are available at the Library;