9:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Friday and Saturday
10:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m.
Our library vision is to connect people with information, as embodied in our motto “Opening the World to You.” We strive to be a window for our users, helping them to see and experience the world through our resources and services. Literacy is the passport to a university of...
Board Authority: City of Arkansas City Charter Ordinance No. 20. There are seven (7) members appointed by the Mayor with the consent of the Board of City Commissioners. All Library Board members shall be residents of Arkansas City. The Mayor or his or her delegate is an ex-officio, voting member of the Board. The Board meets on the second Monday of the month at 7:00 p.m. in...
The children’s library is located in the lower level of the library and holds materials for ages birth-5th or 6th grades.
There are two ways to enter the children’s library: the elevator located on the north-east wall or the most commonly used entrance is the staircase next to the main circulation desk.
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The Arkansas City Literacy Council (ACLC) is a non-profit, volunteer organization that provides literacy and English language tutoring to adults and older youth so they may gain the listening, speaking, and reading skills needed to be successful in life. ACLC trains tutors to work one-on-one with students, using a proven and widely used format to teach adults to read. Tutoring is offered...
The Arkansas City Public Library gratefully acknowledges every gift. We have listed here some recent memorials to the Library. A memorial plaque in the Library recognizes those who have given gifts of $1,000 or more. Please contact the Director at 620-442-1280 or firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any questions about creating a memorial to a loved one or a beloved pet.
Mrs. Janice Allen
began a valuable...
There is a FAX24 Public Fax Service machine in your Library that is available whenever the Library is open. You may use a credit card or purchase a fax card from the Library in the amount needed.
Rates to Send U.S.A.
Credit cards: $1.50 for the 1st page and $1.00 for each additional page.
FaxCash Prepaid Fax Cards are available in the following amounts:
1 page = $1.50
2 pages= $2.50
Arkansas City Residents
Your Library makes e-books and e-audio books available to you through the Sunflower eLibrary consortium. If you live, go to school, or work in Arkansas City you may access these items. You need an Arkansas City Public Library card. Here is a link to more information about getting an Arkansas City Public Library card.
Anyone in Kansas
The State Library of Kansas...