Linn County Library District #1
The New Library is Open!
The Library is located on Main Street.
234 & 238 W. Main Street
Parker, Kansas 66072
Phone: (913) 898-4650
Fax: (913) 898-4650
Hours:10 AM until 6 PM, Monday through Friday.
Closed on school snow days.
Kay Bowman Head Librarian/Director
Library Board Members
Collections and services.
The Library has a well-rounded collection of materials. These items are available both in-house and (except for reference materials) for check out.
Available to the public are:
- Books (including large print)
- Books required in Prairie View's Accelerated Reading program
- Periodicals (Newspapers, Magazines)
- Video Tapes
- Music CDs
- Audio Cassettes
- Jigsaw Puzzles
Public access to the Internet is provided. Users must sign in at the desk to use a computer.
Minors must have a permission card signed by parents on file in order to use the Internet.
Wireless Internet Access.
We have FREE Public Wi-Fi available 24-7 for our wireless patrons.
Vision Impaired Help.
We have an iZoom Screen Magnifier and Reader for using on the computer screens.
Ask the librarian to install the thumb drive with the software.
We have InterLibrary Loan services through Southeast Kansas Library
System in Iola. We can borrow most all, but the newest of items. You
may order: books, videos, audiobooks, and materials for the blind and disabled.
Our Library now subscribes to the "Tumble Book Library" e-books for children.
The TumbleBookLibrary is a collection of TumbleBooks (animated, talking picture books) with fiction, non-fiction and foreign language titles,
Read-Alongs (chapter books with sentence highlighting and narration but no animation),and Tumble Puzzles & Games.
The following is a direct link to the TumbleBookLibrary:
National Geographic videos paired with non-fiction titles are also available!
TumbleBooks are created from existing picture books licensed from children's book publishers and converted to the TumbleBookformat.
Users will need to have a Kansas State Library card. This can be obtained at the library or by going to: Kansas State Library card
The Library is home to the Parker Genealogy Society collection of Obituaries and Books.
A Brief History of the Parker Library
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This page was revised by Kenneth Prentice on Wednesday, December 04, 2013.
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