Category: News

December Library Board Meeting to be held on 12/13

Our monthly Overbrook Library Board meeting will be held on the 2nd Monday of December (12/13/21) at 6pm in the Community Room, instead of its normally scheduled date due to the holidays.

Summer Reading Sign-Ups start May 25th! Activities in June-July!

Summer reading is returning, with sign-ups beginning May 25th and activities starting the week of May 31st for children from 3 years old through 8th grade. Come by and sign up and start tracking all your reading this summer!

This year we will be doing smaller in person activities in addition to tracking reading and providing […]

Story Time Returns!

Overbrook Library will be resuming our in person Story Time for young children on Wednesday May 5th @ 10:15 AM.

We plan to return to our normal schedule of Story Time every Wednesday morning @ 10:15 from that point forward.

A message from the Overbrook Friends of the Library

Friends of the library are now taking new and renewal memberships for the year 2021.  Though COVID has slowed us down, we continue to be active in supporting the library. Thank you

Overbrook Library closed Wed. 2/17 due to city water outage

The library will be closed Wed. 2/17 due to the water outage. If water is restored early in the day we may do a late opening, and any updates will be available on this page.

Library Closed Monday 2/15 AND Tuesday 2/16 due to winter weather.

The Overbrook Public Library will remain closed Tuesday 2/16 due to winter weather conditions.


Overbrook Library has a new phone number. From now on, please give us a call at 785-862-9840 for all your library needs!

Overbrook Library reopening Monday 1/11/21 @ 10am

We are back open for business as of Monday morning 1/11/21 @10am. We will be back to our regular hours all this week.

Please stop by and see us! We’ve missed you.

The drop box is also available again for returning library materials.

Overbrook Library remains closed due to staff COVID exposure

Due to a positive test of another staff member, the library WILL NOT reopen 1/6 and THE LIBRARY WILL REMAIN CLOSED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.

We are hopeful that we will be able to reopen sometime next week barring any additional cases. We will update the website / facebook with more information as we have it.

Please […]

Library closed due to staff COVID-19 exposure

Due to a positive test by a library staff member, and other staff exposure, the Overbrook Library will be closed until Wed. Jan. 6th at 10am barring any additional positive tests

Please keep all library materials until we reopen Jan. 6th. Due dates for all materials will be updated.

If you need assistance prior to Jan 6th, […]