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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 …

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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 …

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Congratulations to Super Volunteer Lynn Drake

Congratulations to our wonderful volunteer, Lynn Drake, who has received the 2018 Super Volunteer award from the Northeast Kansas Library System! She received this award after being nominated by our library staff. We appreciate all of the hard work she puts in to make our library great. All of us are very happy to see …

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End of Summer Reading Ice Cream Party

Hope everyone can join us next Tuesday 7/31 for our End of Summer Reading Ice Cream Party @ 10am! It’s been a great summer of events and reading and we hope you’ve all had fun!

Only 2 Summer Reading programs remaining!

Please join us Tuesday July 24th @ 10am in the Overbrook Library Community Room where our friends from the Topeka Zoo will be entertaining us with a selection of animals.   It’s sure to be great fun for all ages!   Our summer reading program will be ending with an Ice Cream Party on Tuesday, …

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OPL Trivia Night 2 – Electric Boogaloo

We hope you had fun at our previous Trivia Night back in February, despite the ice storm. We’ll be hosting another trivia night Thursday, June 14th @ 6pm in the Overbrook Library Community Room, and we will hopefully have better weather! Bring your team and some snacks and get ready to show us how smart …

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Summer Reading Kickoff Party Tuesday 6-5-18!

Summer Reading season is upon us! Our kickoff party is Tuesday June 5th from 10am to 11:30am. We’ll have Summer Reading registration, the first time to claim prizes, and some fun activities whenever you drop by! Get ready to “Rock ‘N Read” this summer at the Overbrook Public Library! Full event schedule attached!

Only 1 week left to check out the May Community Showcase Display!

If you’ve yet to come down to the library and see it, this month’s community showcase display of Japanese dolls with handmade outfits is very impressive! We’ve got people lined up for June / July displays but many good months are still available. Sign up today to show off your collection!