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Available at The Abilene Public Library:

BOOKS:  Over 50,000 volumes including best selling fiction and non-fiction.

NEWSPAPERS AND MAGAZINES:  Over 15 current subscriptions.

FREE INTERNET ACCESS AND FREE WIRELESS INTERNET Please see our Internet policy for more details.

INTERLIBRARY LOAN:  Access to libraries across Kansas

SUMMER READING PROGRAM:  Children log hours of reading to achieve personal goals.

STORYTIME: Fun stories and activities year round.

ROTATING BOOKS:  New books from the NCKL every two months.

LARGE PRINT BOOKS:  For those with visual difficulties.

TALKING BOOKS AND MAGAZINES:  For the blind or physically disadvantaged.

COPY MACHINE: Service provided for 25c per black and white copy and 50c per color copy. Scanning is free.

FAX MACHINE:  Service provided for $1.00 per page.

AFTER-HOURS BOOK RETURN:  Return books when it is convenient for you.

BOOKS ON WHEELS:  Books delivered to those unable to come to the library on their own.

KANSAS LIBRARY CARD:  Access to multiple databases.

Newspapers at the Abilene Public Library:

  • The Abilene Reflector Chronicle

  • The Salina Journal

  • The Topeka Capital Journal

  • The USA Today

Current magazines are located in the Main level of the library.  Magazines available for checkout are located on the fourth level.

TEST PROCTORING:  Student may have their tests proctored by library staff.  Contact Kat McKee at