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Our Mission...

The Chariton Free Public Library exists to provide materials and services to help residents of the City of Chariton and Lucas County meet personal, educational, and professional needs. The Library strives to provide residents with up-to-date information which improves and broadens their lives and fulfills their cultural, intellectual, educational and recreational needs.

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803 Braden Avenue                                       
Chariton, IA 50049

Phone: 641-774-5514      
Fax:
 641-774-8695 
email: charitonlibrary@mediacombb.net

Director: Kris Murphy

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Summer Hours

Memorial Day to Labor Day
SundayClosed
Monday12:00 - 7:00
Tuesday12:00 - 7:00
Wednesday12:00 - 7:00
Thursday12:00 - 7:00
Friday12:00 - 4:00
Saturday12:00 - 4:00


Winter Hours

Labor Day to Memorial Day
SundayClosed
Monday11:00 - 7:00
Tuesday11:00 - 7:00
Wednesday11:00 - 7:00
Thursday11:00 - 7:00
Friday11:00 - 5:00
Saturday11:00 - 3:00


Holiday Closings

Specific Dates Available at Time of Holiday
New Years EveClosedVeterans DayClosed
New Years DayClosedThanksgivingClosed
Martin Luther King DayInserviceChristmas Eve DayClosed
Presidents DayInserviceChristmas DayClosed
Memorial DayClosed

Independence DayClosed

Columbus DayInservice