Who We Are
A Brief Introduction to Mascoutah
Mascoutah Public Library is a municipal library serving a population of 6,737. It is located just six miles away from Scott Air Force Base, with roughly 16,000 people directly attached to this base, and 25 miles from St. Louis, Missouri.
While Mascoutah is a thriving rural community with many residents having long-time family roots, it is unique in the fact that approximately 50% of its population consists of military personnel and their families transferring in from all over the world.
Mascoutah is a dynamic, ever changing town with a diverse mix of people from a variety of ethnic, economic and educational backgrounds.
Welcome to the Mascoutah Public Library!
The Mascoutah Public Library provides free services to all residents living within the city limits with services available to all others for a fee. Our friendly and professional staff is eager to serve you.
The Mascoutah Public Library enhances the quality of life for commuity residents of all ages by providing materials and services to meet their informational, educational and recreational needs. Particluar emphasis is directed toward making items of popular intrest avaliable in a variety of media, and assisting patrons to conduct research. The library also strongly encourages children and their parents to explore the wonder of reading and learning by providing materials, group-based activites, and a friendly environment.