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).

Family Reading Festival!

reading-festival-logoSaturday, Nov. 5, 2016

9:30 a.m.-3:00 p.m.

Allen Community College

For more information, click on the “Family Reading Festival” tab.

Book sale October 6 -9


Attorney General to Speak at Library

being-a-smart-consumerThe program will focus on the latest scams and rip-offs being reported to the attorney general’s office, including door-to-door sales, telemarketing, and email scams.

Antique Firearms Program

Raymond Cooper is a long-time collector of antique firearms and gadgets.  His collection spans from the Revolutionary War to post-Civil War eras.  Come listen as Cooper shows items from his collection and shares his knowledge.

Antique firearms

Labor Day Closing

The library will be closed Saturday, Sept. 3 through Monday, Sept. 5 for the Labor Day holiday.

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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Some new books at the library:

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