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Adult Services


What We Do:

Adult Services offers circulating materials such as magazines, videos, books on tape, CD's, and free Internet access. A computer for word processing is also available. Tours of Adult Services are available upon request and staff are happy to speak to organizations and groups. Call the library at 340-6462 to arrange a visit or tour.

The library regularly offers specialty programs for adults. Book discussion groups have focused on mysteries, travelogues, biographies, and popular fiction. Other programming includes visits from experts and scholars on Kansas history, quilting and other folk arts, and notable Kansas residents such as William Allen White and Will Rogers.

Join us for our evening Book Discussions!

All discussions are FREE and open to the public. With the support of the Friends of the Library, multiple copies of the selected titles are available at the library for checkout. Discussions will be held at 6:30 p.m. in the large meeting room of Emporia Public Library, 110 E. 6th Ave., Emporia, Kansas

Visit our Public Computing Page to get the scoop on what we have to offer in the way of databases and Internet access.

Adult Services content includes reference, tax forms, fiction, nonfiction and adult programming. Our Adult Services librarian is Lynette Olson. Click here to learn more about her.


Other Services:

Emporia Public Library would like to make available to you the following list of books. We own multiple copies of the titles listed. They were used by the Adult Book Discussion Group courtesy of the Friends of the Emporia Public Library.

Book Discussion Book Sets: Arranged alphabetically by title or Arranged alphabetically by author.

Homebound, Interlibrary Loan and the Kansas Room / Genealogical Department are three of the most used services at EPL. (Click on the blue highlighted names to visit their pages.) Homebound will deliver any library materials every other Thursday to Emporia residents who cannot come to the library. Any materials not available at EPL can be interlibrary loaned from other libraries in and out of state and checked out for a period of two weeks.

The Kansas Room offers many items of interest to historians and genealogists. Every year the library, in cooperation with the Flint Hills Genealogy Society, sponsors a beginning Genealogy Workshop and a Genealogy Lock-In. Call or visit the library for more information, or visit our Family History page.


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