There are no public access computers in the park library, but researchers may use their own battery-powered laptop computers, provided that they do so without disturbing others in the library.
The library has a collection of videos, DVDs, and audiotapes reflecting park themes in its holdings. These materials may be utilized in the library.
The library has a microfilm reader and a limited collection of microfilm materials, primarily consisting of microfilm reels of the Records of the St. Louis County Court and St. Louis County Commissioners which correspond to the approximate dates that the St. Louis County government was housed in the Old Courthouse.
A fee of 15 cents per page is charged for photocopies for public researchers. Checks or cash are accepted as payment for copies. The park reserves the right to refuse to honor requests for photocopies of rare books or general materials if, in the Librarian's judgment, photocopying would be detrimental to the material or an infringement of copyright laws.
Researchers may access the park library's online catalog via the
The National Park Service online catalog features several dozen libraries. To search the holdings at Jefferson National Expansion Memorial Library:
1. Use any search terms or keywords in the first search fields (top search box)
2. Type the word JEFF (the park acronym) in the second search field (bottom search box.)
Your results may include book titles belonging to other National Park Service Libraries, but all results will include books in the collection of Jefferson National Expansion Memorial Library. If you are having problems using the online catalog, please call the park library for assistance.
JNEM Library books do not circulate to the public, but researchers may use our books and other materials in the park library. The library does not participate in the inter-library program. The library can be reached Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at (314) 655-1632.