Rockwell Branch Library


Rockwell Branch Library

Wichita Transit


Monday - Thursday
10 AM - 8 PM
Friday - Saturday
10 AM - 6 PM
1 PM - 5 PM
(Closed Sundays from Memorial Day - Labor Day)

More About Rockwell Branch Library

The Ford Rockwell Branch Library first opened on Monday, March 29, 1976, replacing a small storefront branch that had been located at Central & Oliver. This branch was originally planned to be called the Edgemoor Park Branch. About a week before it opened, the Library Board of Directors voted to name the branch in honor of the retiring Ford Aldrich Rockwell (1907-1997), Wichita's head librarian from 1948-76. The Barbara Rockwell Children's Room inside the branch is named in honor of Mr. Rockwell's first wife, former children's librarian Barbara Hosmer Rockwell (1914-1971). When it opened, Rockwell was the largest public library branch in Wichita, and the first of those branches not located within a rented space.



  • 9 general use public computers
  • 2 Early Literacy stations

Curbside Pickup

  1. Request your materials online
  2. When we notify you that the items are ready for pickup, come to the library
  3. Park in a designated curbside pickup space and follow the instructions on the sign


  • $1 per page
  • Outgoing only
  • Local or long distance within the United States

Meeting Room

Mobile Printing


  • Log in with your library card number and password
Upcoming Events

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Nearest Wichita Transit Route

Route 25

Stop at Central and Edgemoor, walk north on Edgemoor, then turn east on 9th.

A family use a self-check machine to check out materials
The children's area
The new and popular materials area

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