The St. Louis Public Library is a municipal public library system in the city of St. Louis, Missouri. It operates sixteen locations, including the main Central Library location. Although similarly named, the St. Louis Public Library is unrelated to the St. Louis County Library system.
The St. Louis Public Library will provide learning resources and information services that support and improve individual, family, and community life.
To support this mission, the Library will organize and prudently manage its resources to:
Overview of databases
For the benefit of its cardholders, the Library maintains subscriptions to many high-quality web-based reference products not openly offered on the Internet. Access to this premium web-based content is one of the privileges of holding a St. Louis Public Library Know Better Card.