Help Support the De Soto Public Library

Thank you for being interested in supporting the De Soto Public Library. Our library thrives thanks to the support of individuals like you. Your donations of time, money, and books help us achieve the levels of service and programs that our community deserves.

Donate to the De Soto Public Library

Your gift to the library through the De Soto Public Library means the difference between good libraries and great libraries. With private support, we can enhance our buildings, expand our collections, and provide more programs for all ages.


Support DSPL Materials and Programming



Donations may be mailed to:
De Soto Public Library
712 South Main Street
De Soto, MO. 63020

Become a Friend of DSPL

The Friends of De Soto Public Library is a member-based organization that supports the library’s mission through programming and donations.

We have a great group of Friends, a separate non-profit organization whose members are dedicated to supporting the library. The group hosts a variety of programs that are free and open to the public. The Friends also raise money to help support library programs, like the Summer Reading Program for children and teens. You can learn more about the Friends’ activities by liking the group’s Facebook page.

Join the Friends of DSPL

You can be a Friend of the De Soto Public Library. There are no membership dues.

Attend Friends Programs

You can still enjoy the Friends programs, even if you aren’t a member.  The Friends welcome you to attend their programs.

The Friends have organizational meetings several times a year, to which the public is always invited. Please check the online calendar for the next meeting date.

Contact the Friends of DSPL

To get in touch with the Friends, or learn more about the group, please contact President Crickett Olson.

Donate Gently Used Books

By donating your gently used books to the library, you are helping literacy partners around the globe while benefiting the library. We partner with Better World Books, which collects the donated books and sells them online, donates them to literacy organizations, and recycles them if necessary. De Soto Public Library receive a portion of the proceeds from the online sales of books donated. That money goes back into your neighborhood libraries to make them better.

Gently used books can be dropped off at the library circulation desk.

Give Some of Your Time to DSPL

We love our volunteers! They are an integral part of our mission and their willingness to pitch in with our programs and services is so important to our work. Library volunteers come from all walks of life. We frequently host college groups, retired seniors, and others with a charitable spirit who are looking to give something back to their community. Volunteers help us as library aides, program assistants, tutors, and computer coaches, just to name a few options. Contact our volunteer coordinator ( or our Volunteer page to learn about current opportunities.

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