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

TheĀ  Family Reading Festival will be Saturday, Nov. 5, 2016, from 9:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Authors appearing will be:
Debra Goodrich, Kansas military history books
Stephen Gilpin, illustrator of children’s books, When You’re Sent to Your Room, Fart Squad and others
Greg Kincaid, A Dog Named Christmas, Christmas With Tucker
Cheryl Harness, Three Young Pilgrims, Myles Standish, and other children’s historical books
Kim Holley, Rollie Pollie Review and other children’s books
Scott Johnson or Judy Allen Morris, Phog: The Most Influential Man in Basketball
John Miller, Small Town Dreams, Becoming Laura Ingalls Wilder
Regina Sirois, On Little Wings, The Truth About Fragile Things
Denise Grover Swank, Twenty-Eight and a Half Wishes and others in the Rose Gardner romantic comedy series

The Family Reading Festival will include:

  • Author presentations and book signings
  • Keynote presentation: Mystery Books to Movies, by Tony Piazza
  • Make N Take craft room
  • 6 x 6 Early Literacy room
  • Bookstore with books by the Festival authors available
  • Rare Books Road Show
  • Crime Lab–mystery-related activities
  • Exhibits

Thanks to our funders!

Helen Gates Whitehead Testamentary Trust
Cox Communications
Iola Convention and Tourism Committee
Friends of Iola Public Library
Sonic Equipment Company

Some new books at the library:

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