Position Open

The Abilene Public Library is seeking an energetic adult to fill a Library Assistant position in the Youth Department, approx. 25 hours per week. The availability to substitute is desirable.
The person to fill this position should have the following qualifications:
Strong interest in youth and juvenile literature.
Ability to shelve and organize library materials.
Strong computer skills and familiarity with other technology.
Ability to plan and implement programs with a focus on the Elementary and Tween ages.
Please send letter of interest and application or resume to Kara Cromwell, Abilene Public Library, 209 NW 4th, Abilene, KS 67410 by March 13.
We're Hiring!


Due to water remediation on the floor, the main library stacks will be closed for browsing until further notice. We will be happy to assist you in retrieving your requests from the stacks.
The children’s library and the Technology Department are open as usual, and the Movies, Audio books, Biography & New Book section are open for browsing.
Thanks for your patience in this matter.

Opening for Board Members

The Library is looking for two new members for the library board of trustees.

The board meets at 4:00 pm the 2nd Tuesday of each month. Board members must reside in the city limits of Abilene, Kansas and commit to a 4 year term of service.

Apply on the City of Abilene’s website: https://tinyurl.com/zykxcl7

T.A.G. (Teens Advisory Group)

Check out the T.A.G. Newsletter for all the updates to the Teens section!

Check out our first newsletter here:  TAG 2020 Newsletter.

December 2020 Newsletter :  TAG Newsletter (1)

January 2021 Newsletter:  TAG Newsletter Jan. 2021

February 2021 Newsletter:  TAG Newsletter Feb 2021

Humanities Hotline

Call the Humanities Kansas Hotline at 1-888-416-2018 for new stories about the connection between inspiration and craft, the struggle to memorialize Emmett Till, the role of the county in Kansas identity, and a review of the recent film “First Cow.” Poet, scholar, and author Mercedes Lucero, Dave Tell of the University of Kansas, Jay Price of Wichita State University, and Tom Prasch of Washburn University are the featured speakers. Call today!

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