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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.

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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).



Visit Jerusalem and Bethlehem without leaving Iola

Holy Land

2014 Iola Family Reading Festival

Poster road show schedule costume make and take pete the cat

Come to the Iola Reads kickoff event on Monday!

Kickoff event

ABC Mouse is here!

Hey everyone. Have you heard of ABC Mouse? The award-winning curriculum is designed to help young children (ages 2-6+) build a strong foundation for future academic success. is 100% educational, with 3,500+ learning activities across all major subject areas—reading, math, science, social studies, art, and music. Best of all, kids love it. And it’s free to use in this library!


abc mouse

It’s time for our monthly PINTEREST PARTY!

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Our monthly PINTEREST party for adults is September 22nd at 6pm. at the Iola Public Library.

Come join us and make a neat fall decor item!

Upcoming program!

goat cheesebirdsholy landbehind closed doorsharvey girlsiola readsjewelryquilt


Poet Laureate of Kansas to Speak at Library

Poet Laureate

Kansas history program coming up

Last year, Timothy Westcott spoke at the library about the Underground Railroad in Kansas Territory. It was a very well received program, and he offered to come back to speak about the Moneka Women’s Rights Association in territorial Kansas. We are glad to have him back. Hope to see you there!

Women suffrage

Thai Cooking For Beginners

We developed a waiting list for our first class in April, so we’ve scheduled another one. There are still a few slots left.