Frequently Asked Questions

When will the Library reopen?

The Library re-opened on 5/18/2020. If you would like to keep up to date on any further changes or information, please follow our Newsletter pages or our Facebook page.

How do I contact someone at the Library?

You may contact Bonne Terre library in several ways: * Call us at 573-358-2260 or leave a message * Email us at * Message us on Facebook at- 141635212543039/ * Our Fax Number is 573-358-5941 * Contact Form- Click Here

How do I checkout ebooks?

Checking out ebooks options and steps are available on our Ebooks page of the website. You can also get help during Live Chat hours of 10a-12p M-F. Look for the Ask a Librarian link on the Home page and Newsletter page. * Ebooks can be accessed through a Web Browser or by downloading one of the convenient apps. Please see our Ebooks page for more helpful information. * You can use your current Library Card number to checkout books. Just sign in with your card number. Your password is your last name. * Books are automatically returned at the end of the period OR you can return them early. * NO Library card? No problem. You can sign up for an Instant Digital Card using your phone number. Just click Here to get started. * Ebook help is available for each app and online. Visit Libby Help, OverDrive Help, MoLib2go Help.

What am I supposed to do?

Hmmm... Luckily, we have a few suggestions! Besides checking out Ebooks, Audiobooks, and Magazines through our Ebooks catalog, we have compiled a list of Things To Do. Check it out! Click here.

When will the Library programs resume?

As of 3/17/2020, all Library programs are halted until further notice. We do not yet anticipate any new begin or resume dates for any of the programs including the summer reading program. You may stay up to date on this information by following our Newsletter and Recent Events pages. Thank you for your understanding at this time.

Is Bonne Terre Library following any new protocols upon reopening?

Yes. Update- May 2020- For the safety of our Patrons and Staff, BTML is asking visiting Patrons to wear a mask. Social distancing guidelines are also in place. Time limits are in place. Limited staff contact. Please call us 573-358-2260 for further questions you may have.


5 SW Main St 

Bonne Terre, MO 63628