Library Locations

Main Library:  201 West Spring Street – Neosho, Missouri  64850   [ Map ]
Seneca Branch:  1216 Cherokee – Seneca, Missouri  64865    [ Map ]


Neosho/Newton County Library:

  • Monday – Thursday           9:00 A.M. to 7:00 P.M.
  • Friday & Saturday             9:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M.

Genealogy at Main Library:

  • Monday – Thursday           9:00 A.M. to 6:00 P.M.
  • Friday  – Saturday              9:00 A.M. to 3:00 P.M.

Seneca Branch Library:

  • Monday – Thursday           11:00 A.M. to 6:00 P.M.
  • Friday                                 Closed
  • Saturday                           11:00 A.M. to 2:00 P.M.

Contact us:

          Neosho – 417.451.4231          Seneca – 417.776.2705
          Neosho – 417.451.6438           Seneca – 417.776.8003


The library, first called the Bookshelf, was first established in the early 1930’s by the Business and Professional Women’s Club of Neosho and was located above Tarrant’s Market on West Spring Street. In 1936, the library moved to 212 South Wood Street, where it stayed until 1938, when it moved to the West Room of the City Auditorium. In 1969, the library once again switched locations to 403 South Jefferson Street; it then was moved to its present location at 201 West Spring Street. The first library board was composed of the following members: Ruth Barrett, Mary Louise Davis, Perry Bliss, Charles Haas, Sr., and Ray England.




Mission Statement

The mission of the Neosho/Newton County Library is to maintain and improve the quality of life for all citizens by providing access to materials, resources and technology that contributes to the knowledge, enrichment and enjoyment of the community.

The staff and board will work together to serve the public and to respond to the changing nature of library services through collections, technology and well-trained staff.

Your Newton County tax dollar in Neosho.
Only two cents goes to fund our library: