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Interlibrary Loan (ILL)

If the library does not have the materials you need and you have a valid Daviess County Library card, you may use inter-library loan (ILL) service. The library primarily borrows from Missouri libraries, but a wider search can be made. Lending period is at the discretion of lending library. There is no fee for this service, but fines will be assessed at $1.00 per day per overdue ILL item.

Computers & Wi-Fi Accessibility

Public access computers and wireless access located throughout the main library are available for all users. Jamesport Branch only offers public access computers. Residents of Daviess County must have a valid library card, read the Daviess County Library Internet Policy and Guidelines for Accessing the Internet at the Daviess County Library, and sign the Internet Usage Agreement before they can use the computers or use wireless access. Non-residents may use the services with a guest pass, after showing proof of identity, and signing a Guest Internet Usage Agreement. Wi-Fi accessibility is through a code which can be obtained at the Circulation Desk.

Deposit Collections

Book deposits located in the post offices at Altamont, Coffey, Jameson and Winston offer a variety of books to residents of the county without traveling to the Main or Branch Library. Book trucks holding about 250 books are changed quarterly and checked out using the honor system.

Copying/Faxing/Scanning/Laminating

The print center offers black and white copies, color copies, faxing, and scanning. The library staff is always available to give assistance with any of these services. Costs for these services are various. See Cost Applied to Services for specific fees.

Outreach Services

The staff will deliver and pick up library materials if you are homebound due to health or disability.

Up to 25 items are loaned for 28 days. Contact any of the staff at the library at 660-663-3222 to learn how to take advantage of this program.

Test Proctoring

The library will work with educational institutions to proctor tests. Call the library at 660-663-3222 or see Test Proctoring for proctoring procedures.

Digital Image Converter

Old slide images can be converted to a flash drive, CD/DVD or computer with the digital image converter at the library. The machine is available for public use in the library and step-by-step instructions are provided. Staff is available to answer questions, but converting the slides is the responsibility of the user. There is no charge to use the converter, but users must have a valid library card and bring their own flash drive, CD/DVD or laptop.

Computer Classes

Free computer classes are given in the Computer Lab. Programs are open to the public and offered at various times during the year. Most classes are for the novice and deal with basic computer skills, accessing the internet, and e-mail. Additional classes are offered if there is an interest. Registration is required and a $20 deposit, refundable if you attend all sessions. You must have a valid Daviess County Library card and Internet Usage Agreement on file.

E-Reader Assistance

If you have an interest in an e-reader, the library has the Kindle Touch, Kindle Fire, Kindle HD, Nook Simple Touch, Nook Tablet, Sony Reader, iPad3, iPad2 and Android Tablet available for demonstration. Already own an e-reader and need technical assistance the staff can help you. Contact the library at 663-3222 to schedule a time.

Home Schooling

To assist users who home school, the library offers a 28 day loan period and up to 25 books from the General Collection. Verification under Missouri Law (RsMo167.031 and RsM167.042) must be provided.
 
Main Library
306 West Grand,
Gallatin, MO 64640
660.663.3222
660.663.3250 fax
Jamesport Branch
101 E. Main Street,
Jamesport, MO 64648
660.684.6120

For hours at each library see Locations above.

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