Library Cards

  • Apply at library or start the process online
  • Proof of identity and residency required
  • Minimum age — none
  • First card — free to Christian County residents
  • Replacement card — $1.00
  • Out of County residents — $20 per household per year
  • Limit 2 items upon first use of card — afterward, limit 50 total items on card at once
  • Limit 30 total items on hold at once
  • Check info & renew card annually

Material Checkout Periods

  • Books, DVDs, Audiobooks, etc. – Three weeks
  • New adult books – two weeks
  • Equipment – Three weeks
  • Inter-library loans and MOBIUS/Prospector materials – Set by lending library
  • Books to Go Facilities and Homebound Patrons – By schedule
  • Renew items in person or by telephone (library hours only) or online.
  • Overdue Fees – $0.10 per day, per item
  • MOBIUS/Prospector Overdue Fees – $0.25 per day, per item
  • Maximum Overdue Fees – $3.00 per item
  • Maximum MOBIUS/Prospector Overdue Fees – $20 per item
  • View Online Catalog

Available for In-Library Use

  • Wi-Fi & Computers with Internet Access
  • Photocopier
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Study Room – call to reserve
  • Puppet Theater and Toys
  • Die Cut Machine (Ozark Branch)
  • Laminator (user must provide pouches)
  • Community Bulletin Board (Ozark and Clever branches, non-profits only, flyers must be approved)
  • Microfilm Reader / Printer (Ozark Branch)
  • Typewriter (Ozark Branch)
  • Anderson History Room (Ozark Branch)
  • Reference Collection
  • Current Newspapers and Magazines
  • Fax Machine (Clever Branch, $1.00 per page)
  • 3-D Printer (Clever Branch, $2.00 per job plus $1.00 per hours of print time)

Services & Programs

Connect to WiFi

When you are at Christian County Library branches in Ozark, Nixa, or Clever, you can connect to our WiFi for free. In the list of available WiFi networks on your device, choose the network called “Library-Guest.” (In Nixa, choose “NixaGuestWireless”.) If your device prompts you to sign in, follow the onscreen instructions to load the library’s Acceptable Use Policy. Once you’ve accepted the policy, you can browse freely. Please note: If your device doesn’t prompt you to sign in, open your Internet browser and type the URL of any website. Your device should then load our Acceptable Use Policy. Contact a library staff person if you have any difficulty connecting.

Get Your Card

Apply in-person at the library or start the process online.

Online Catalog

With the online catalog you can:
  • View Availability
  • Place a Hold
  • Renew Materials
  • Create Reading Lists
  • Suggest New Items