Library News

Keep informed about library happenings and read feature stories of human interest. Information about activities, services and library materials that you, the library customer, care about, but the media might not.

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Mobile library makes lifelong reading possible

If you see us rollin’ in the Red Carpet truck, give us a thumbs-up, because your library is headed out to improve the lives of hundreds of seniors in Shawnee County.


Bookmobile Holiday and Maintenance Schedule

Due to the upcoming holidays and scheduled maintenance, the bookmobiles will be out of service Wednesday, December 24th and Thursday, December 25th. Additionally, the bookmobiles will not run from Monday, December 28th through Sunday, January 4th. They will resume their regular schedule on Monday, January 5th.

The Make-It Lab, the library's new makerspace

Introducing the Make-It Lab, the library’s new Makerspace!

On December 8, the library is opening the Make-It Lab – a makerspace where you can create videos, edit photographs, create digital art and graphic design, record your first hit song, and even print something on our 3D printer!

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Library becomes bus ticket hub

Starting Tues. Nov. 18, bus riders can get passes to ride from the library to anywhere in the city, right inside the library’s entrance.

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Dec-Jan Library News is here!

The newest issue of Library News is out! Read it online to fill up on library services, events and the materials you need to make this the coziest winter ever.

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How to donate books in 3 easy steps

Give to the library and get so much in return. Here’s how to do it.


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