Updated July 23, 2020:
Wichita Public Library locations are open with limited in-person services. The Library is following guidance from the City, County, State and the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention regarding best safety practices for customers and staff.
The first hour of operation Monday-Saturday at each location will be reserved for vulnerable populations. This includes seniors, pregnant people, individuals with compromised immune systems and other at-risk populations.
The following services are currently offered:
To provide safe interactions, the following safety protocols will be enforced:
If you would like to check items out, you can place them on hold through the online catalog. You can also call (316) 261-8500 during regular business hours for staff assistance. Notifications will be sent once your holds are available for pickup.
Curbside service is offered at the Angelou Northeast, Evergreen, Linwood, Rockwell, and Westlink branch libraries. Drive-up windows are located at the Advanced Learning Library and the Alford branch. Holds also may be picked up inside Library buildings with staff assistance.
When returning Library items, please use the materials drops. Employees will not accept in-person returns at this time. To ensure safe handling, materials may remain on your account up to five days after you return them. No additional fines will be accrued.
The Library has several digital services that cardholders can use to stay informed and entertained: