Log reading for the summer reading by July 31.
visit local library to pick up prizes by august 7.

Board & Policies

The Riverside Regional Library Board of Trustees is the governing and policy-setting body of a public library, as established under Sections 182.010 to 182.130 of the Revised Statutes of Missouri. 

The Board of Trustees is composed of 15 members of the County Library District Boards from Cape Girardeau, Perry and Scott Counties. The County Commissioners of each county appoint five county library district members, which then serve on the Riverside Regional Library Board of Trustees. 

The Riverside Board meets the fourth Thursday of each month at 7 pm. The meetings are open to the public and held at the Jackson Main branch unless otherwise announced.

Current members are:


Tom Gross
JoAnn Hahs
Martha Mangels
Andy Meyer
Kathy Panagos

PERRY COUNTY:                   

Chris Hurst
Amanda Layton
Kate Martin
Deborah Wideman


Lana Arnzen
Jack Baker
Sherry Mitchem
Sarah Pruden
Gary Ziegler

Policy Manual July 2023

Borrower’s Guide

2020 Personnel Manual can be viewed here.

Approved 5 Year Strategic Plan 2023-2028 here.

Board of Trustees meeting minutes can be viewed here.

Each year Riverside Regional Library submits information and statistics regarding its services to the state of Missouri.

See the Annual Report 2022 here.

See the Annual Report 2021 here.

See the 2020 Annual Report here.

See the 2019 Annual Report here.

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