Closed Saturday 1/12/19

Due to the snow, the library will be closed 1/12/19. Stay safe and we’ll see you all on Monday.

We’re Hiring!

Overbrook Library is currently hiring a part-time (10-15 hrs / week) Library Associate – Children’s Specialist to present our weekly story time, in addition to other library duties. If you’re interested, see the full posting here:

Applications are available at the library information desk.

*EDIT* This position has been filled as of 1/9/2019



Library Closed 11/26/2018

Due to snow / road conditions, Overbrook Public Library will be closed Monday 11/26/2018. We will resume normal library hours on Tuesday.

Stay safe!

Library Closed 11/12/18

Due to weather / road conditions, the library will be closed today, Veteran’s Day – Monday 11/12/18.

Stay safe!

Halloween Party!- Let’s Get Spooky!

Overbrook Library will be hosting our annual Halloween Party for kids on October 25th from 5:30-7:00pm. It will feature a variety of fun activities, treats, and a visit from our friends at the Topeka Zoo. Drop in for a scary good time!

No October Library Board Meeting

Due to scheduling conflicts, the Overbrook Public Library Board will not be meeting in October at the scheduled time (Oct. 15th @ 6pm).

Instead both October and November business will be discussed at the regularly scheduled November Library Board meeting Nov. 19th @ 6pm.

Trivia Night!

Join us at the Overbrook Public Library for a fun pub-style trivia night!

Teams of up to 8 people welcome, feel free to bring your own snacks!

Kansas City Monarchs in Your Hometown – Sat. Sept. 29th @ 10:30am

Are you interested in baseball? Want to hear about the history of the Kansas City Monarchs as well as their trip to Overbrook in 1954?

Join us at the library, where author and co-founder of the Negro Leagues Baseball Museum Phil S. Dixon will present:

“The Kansas City Monarchs in Your Hometown” on Saturday, September 29th at 10:30am.

The event is free to the public and  should be a “home run” for all ages.

This presentation is a Humanities Kansas program in partnership with the Overbrook Public Library.

Book Club – Author Visit – Tuesday August 21 @ 7pm

Please join our book club for a visit from Kansas author
Nancy Sprowell Geise
to discuss her book:
Auschwitz #34207: The Joe Rubinstein Story

Tuesday August 21 @ 7pm in the Library Community Room

Copies of the book are available at the Overbrook Public Library information desk for checkout if you’d like to read Joe’s amazing story, or just come meet Nancy on the 21st. It’s free, open to all, and should be a great time!