Updated January 19, 2021:
Wichita Public Library locations are currently only offering curbside and drive-up window pickup services for materials pickup.
The following services are currently offered:
If you would like to check items out, you can place them on hold through the online catalog. You can also call your preferred library location during regular business hours for staff assistance. Notifications will be sent once your holds are available for pickup.
Curbside service is offered at the Angelou Northeast branch library. The Rockwell and Westlink branches have drive-up lanes. Drive-up window service is available at the Advanced Learning Library and the Alford branch.
At the Evergreen Temporary Outlet, park and go to the door for materials pickup.
The Institute of Museum and Library Services has sponsored research by the Battelle Laboratory in Ohio regarding the lifespan of COVID-19 on library materials. When returning Library items, please use the materials drops. Employees will not accept in-person returns at this time. To ensure safe handling, materials may remain on your account up to five days after you return them. No additional fines will be accrued.
The Library is following guidance from the City, County, State, Centers for Disease Control & Prevention and the Institute of Museum and Library Services regarding best safety practices for customers and staff.
The Library has several digital services that cardholders can use to stay informed and entertained: