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Library Services

The New Madrid Library offers patrons and visitors many library services. Find out more!

Online Catalog

Our online catalog and save you time by letting you find what you need before you arrive.

Our Locations

With seven convenient locations in New Madrid county, there is always help and info near.

Welcome to NMCL

Welcome to the New Madrid County Library.

The New Madrid County Library system provides resources, services and expertise at seven locations throughout the county.  In addition to the headquarters at Portageville, libraries are located at Gideon, Matthews, Morehouse, New Madrid, Parma and Risco, all under the direction of Susan Newman.

 Although each branch is different with some offering more options than others, through the library system patrons have access to books, ebooks, audio books, magazines, reference materials, movies, and genealogical items.  Any item housed at one branch is available to patrons of any branch by request. 

The libraries in Portageville, New Madrid and Gideon have computers with internet access available to the public   In addition, the library system supports the growing number of ebook readers through access 24/7/365 to thousands of titles through membership to www.molib2go.org.

The New Madrid County Library strives to meet the educational, informational and recreational needs of the community in a welcoming manner.  We hope you enjoy your virtual tour of our library and look forward to seeing you soon.

Featured Book

Murder Thy Neighbor: Ann Hoover is a nice woman but she's come to hate her neighbor. Roy Kirk moved in next door with plans to renovate. But as the weeks go by, his DIY construction turns to shambles. When Ann takes him to court, Kirk's retaliation will be shockingly gruesome. (with Andrew Bourelle)


Murder IRL: Jenelle Potter has always been better at connecting with people through social media. With overprotective parents, she hasn't had very many options to meet people, until she links up with Billy. But her feelings for Billy are unreciprocated, causing Jenelle to start a virtual war -- a war enters the real world. (with Max DiLallo)

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