Riverside Regional Public Library Welcome to the Riverside Regional Public Library
Serving Cape Girardeau, Perry, and Scott Counties, Missouri.
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Riverside Regional Public Library
  Our Mission Statement
  To provide information, education, recreation,
  and inspiration.
  Public Access Catalog

Online Catalog
About The Library
How to Get a Library Card
Wireless Internet Policy
Employment Opportunities
Calendar Of Events
Friends Of The Library
Donations / Memorials
Book Discussion Groups
   (The Library Newsletter)


Hours & Locations
Bestseller Lists
Book Links
Book Sales
Websites for free eBooks

This database may be accessed only from the Library

WORLD CAT is the world's most comprehensive bibliography, with more than 44 million catalog records representing 400 languages and covering information back to the 11th century.  It includes information about materials owned by libraries across the world.

Library Databases

   Chilton Library - automotive  repair information   NOTE: At-Home Access requires library

EBSCOhost Mobile Databases

EBSCOhost Databases

NOTE: At-Home Access requires library card

Heritage Quest Online
NOTE: At-Home Access requires library card

Ancestry Library Edition
(Library access only)

NewsBank - America's News Magazines
NOTE: At-Home Access requires library card

Gale Databases
NOTE: At-Home Access requires library card

Test Preparation Program

LearningExpress E-books

A to Z the USA:
NOTE: At-Home Access requires library card

A to Z World Travel
A to Z World Travel:
NOTE: At-Home Access requires library card; type in "r" plus your card number

Mango Languages
NOTE: At-Home Access requires library card

A. M. Best Company - Best's Key Rating guide

Missouri Digital Heritage Initiative - Access to a wide variety of digitized collections from Missouri libraries, archives, historical societies and museums.

NetSmartz Workshop

Annenberg Media


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Library patrons can request new titles to add to the collection.  Just pick up a PATRON REQUEST SLIP at the circulation desk at any Riverside Regional Library branch or Contact Us

Get a FREE LIBRARY CARD!  If you live or own property anywhere in Cape Girardeau County, Perry County, Scott County or any of the adjacent Missouri counties, you can get a FREE LIBRARY CARD at any of the 6 Riverside Regional Libraries.  Come in and sign up!


3M Cloud Library

  Download e-books to
 home computer
  and other devices from
  3M Cloud Library

All Riverside Libraries
Fri., March 29 for Good Friday

Friends of the Library Perryville
offer a chance to win a NOOK HD!
Become a Friend of the Library Perryville
from January 2013 - March 2013
and be entered in the drawing.
Membership dues are $5 per person
or $9 per family.
Drawing to be held MARCH 27, 2013.
Call Perryville Branch for more information.

Low Impact Exercise Classes
Every Monday from Jan. 7 - March 18
March 11, 18
10:00 a.m. @ Benton Branch
Presented by Maude Harris of the University of Missouri Extension.
Class is free.
Pre-registration required.
Contact Maude Harris @ 573 545-3516 for more information.

Computers for Seniors Program
2nd Monday of every month
March 11, 2013, 1:30 p.m. , @ Oran Branch


AARP Tax Assistance will no longer be prepared at Riverside Regional Library Jackson due to a shortage of volunteer staff.
The following sites still offer assistance:

Benton Riverside Regional Library Branch
Wed., March 13, 20, 27, 1-4 p.m.
April 3, 10 , 1-4 p.m.

Cape Public Library:
Mon., 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Cape Girardeau Senior Center:
Wed. & Thur., 9:00 a.m. - noon each day

Cape Girardeau Salvation Army
Mon., 9:00 a.m. - noon


Teen Tech Week
March 10th - 16th
"Check in @ Your Library"

Living a Healthy Life with Chronic Conditions Programs
Thurs., March 7, 14, 21, 28
Thurs., April 4, 11
2:00-4:00 p.m. @ Scott City Branch

This is a 6 week group education workshop series for adults living with a chronic condition such
as arthritis, diabetes, lung disease, depression, heart disease or any other lifelong disease
or condition.
Pre-register by calling University of MO extension-Scott City (573) 545-3516
Special assistance provided if needed
Limited seating - pre-register early
Free and open to the public

Computer Class:
Getting use to the keyboard and how to  navigate the internet
Mon., March 11, 10:00 - 11:00 a.m.
Fri., March 15, 10:00 - 11:00 a.m.
@ Jackson
Registration required (573 243-8141 ext. 11)
Class size limited to 5
(Class is full)

Indoor Yard Sale
@ Jackson Riverside Regional Library
Fri., March 15, 9:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Sat., March 16, 9:00a.m. - Noon

Sponsored by Riverside Regional
Friends of the Library Jackson

Computer Class
@ Scott City Branch on the
first Tue. of the month,  April 2, 2013
2:00-3:00 p.m.
 Call 573-264-2413 to sign up.

Need assistance with your eReader devices?
The Perryville B
ranch will be
offering one on one classes by appointment only.
Call the Perryville branch
for more information or to set up an appointment.

All six Riverside libraries now offer
 Free WIRELESS Internet connection!
No library card, password, or
necessary.
Open to the public.

This project is supported by the Institute of Museum and Library Services under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act as administered by the Missouri State Library, a division of the Office of the Secretary of State.


Library Calendar


All branches of Riverside Regional Library (Jackson, Perryville, Altenburg, Scott City, Benton, and Oran) host a     “Movie Night” once a month.

Free refreshments will be served.


This web site was designed by Doug Addison, and was funded by a generous grant from the Institute of Museum & Library Services under the provisions of the Library Service & Technology Act (LSTA) as administered by the Missouri State Library, a division of the Office of the Secretary of State