Iola Public Library
218 E. Madison Ave. Iola, KS 66749 620-365-3262

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Iola Public Library
218 East Madison Ave.
Iola, KS 66749



9:30 a.m.-8:00 p.m.

9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.

Summers: Closing time is 6:00 p.m. Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday

Pay or Donate by Credit Card

Click here to use your credit card to pay fines, program or other fees, Friends of the Library dues, or make donations.

E-books and Downloadable Audio

Iola Public Library participates in Digital Book eLending. You can check out e-books and downloadable audio books at Digital Book eLending. You will need a Kansas Library Card (you can get this at the library).

Author to Speak at Library

Deadly affairAuthor Lorraine Robinson will talk about the murder case upon which her book “Deadly Affair” is based.  The murder occurred in LaCygne in the 1920s.  Robinson is the niece of Iolan Jay Thyer.  She will sign copies of the book following the program, and will have copies of the book available to purchase.

Program tonight at IPL – American Family in Japan

Don’t forget to come to this program tonight in the meeting room. Enter off the parking lot on the west side of the building.


we want you

The Iola Public Library will close on Independence Day but will open regular on Tuesday.


Some programs that are coming up at the library you won’t want to miss!

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A reminder that today begins our summer hours at the library.

summer hours

The Iola Public Library will be closed May 28th and May 30th for Memorial Day. We will open on May 31st at 9:30 a.m.
For your convenience, we have a book-drop in the alley for returning your items.Memorial Day

Mother’s Day Tea Party & Luncheon coming on May 7th.

There are still some tickets left but they are going quickly. If you wish to attend, please be sure to stop in and purchase your ticket/tickets soon before they are gone. 

Shake, Rattle & Roll program date change

Navigating the Medicare Maze

Do you see the Medicare maze like this?

Wouldn’t it be easier like this?

Help with navigation is on the way! Carolyn Dye of the Southeast Kansas Aging and Disability Resource Center will be here to discuss and provide basic Medicare information.

Thursday, April 21st at 6 p.m. in the meeting room at the Iola Public Library.


Some new books at the library:

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