Library Cards

  • 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
  • Check info & renew card annually

Material Checkout Periods

Item TypeCheckout PeriodOverdue FeesMaximum Overdue Fee
Books/audiobooks/DVDsThree weeks$0.10 per day per item$3.00 per item
New adult booksTwo weeks; no renewals$0.10 per day per item$3.00 per item
New DVDsOne week; no renewals$0.10 per day per item$3.00 per item
Baking equipment - Nixa BranchOne week; no renewals$0.10 per day per item$3.00 per item
Board GamesOne week; no renewals$0.10 per day per item$3.00 per item
Fishing equipment - Ozark BranchOne day; no renewalsNo fines (replacement charges apply in case of damage)$3.00 per item
MOBIUS/Prospector itemsSet by lending library$0.25 per day per item$20.00 per item
  • Board game policies:
    • Must be 18 years old to check out
    • Must sign lending agreement on checkout
    • Can be placed on hold and picked up at Nixa/Clever/Ozark Branch
    • Must be returned to a circulation desk
    • Full replacement cost will be charged for missing pieces
  • Books to Go Facilities and Homebound Patrons – By schedule
  • Limit 50 items on card at a time
  • Limit 5 new books on card at a time
  • Limit 30 items on hold at a time
  • Limit 10 MOBIUS/Prospector items on card at a time
  • Renew items in person or by telephone (library hours only) or online
  • 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, Nixa Branch $0.10 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 “GuestWireless”.) 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.

Online Catalog

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