Library Closing For New Year’s Day

We know you’ll all want to start out 2018 with a trip to the library, but Overbrook Library will be CLOSED Monday, January 1st.

We will look forward to seeing you all for the first time of the new year on Tuesday, January 2nd, when we will be open our normal hours (10am-6pm).

Tis the Season for a good book!

Come down to the library and grab a book or movie to help you stay out of the cold.
While you’re here, check out the collection of Christmas Houses currently on display in our Community Showcase!

Library Board Meeting Change!

Due to board conflicts, we are moving the upcoming Library Board meeting for December, from December 11 to Tuesday, December 12th at 7pm in the Library Conference Room.

A Little Elf Told Me It’s Almost Time For Holiday Baking

Our local Elf has been searching the recipe books for the perfect treats and the Overbrook Library has many holiday bakeware items to make yours special. Stop by and take a look.  And grab an Elf treat recipe card while you’re here.


Looking for some family fun this Halloween?

Bring your kids down to the library MONDAY, OCTOBER 30 from 5:30-7:30 PM for our I SPY Halloween party. There will be balloons, face painting, treats and fun!

No bones about it, it will be a scary good time!

Costumes are encouraged, but not required.

October Community Showcase Display!

We’ve got a new display up in our Community Showcase for October and it’s scary good! Come by the library and check out the collection of Boyds Bears and Halloween Houses from Lynn Drake and Bill Shipp.

Do you have a collection you would like to display in the library? Talk to us to sign up for a future month!

Friends of the Library Soup Supper / Dessert Auction

The Friends of the Library will be having a soup supper and dessert auction on Saturday, September 23rd @ 5:30pm and are looking for volunteers to provide soup / desserts for the event. If you would like to contribute, please contact Mary Anderson!

End of Summer Reading!

The End of the Summer Reading Program is nearly upon us! As a reminder – children will have until July 31st to read and claim summer reading prizes..

Overbrook Library would like to thank all of those who donated towards Summer Reading 2017 programming or prizes, including:

Overbrook Friends of the Library
Kansas State Bank
Boltz Insurance
Casey’s General Store
Century Link
Garret’s Fireworks
Glyn Day Insurance Agency
Kansas City Royals
Overbrook Parks and Recreation Dept.

And of course, all of our amazing Overbrook Library Volunteers

You all truly help us “Build a Better World” every day and your contributions are very much appreciated.

We would also like to thank our 105 Summer Reading participants this year! Thus far you’ve logged over 680 hours worth of reading since May 19th! Hopefully you’ve all had a good time. Let’s finish strong!

It’s Almost Here!

The first Summer Reading program of the year is this Friday June 2nd at 11am!
Please join us for Books and Buckets (sponsored by the Friends of the Overbrook Public Library) in the Community Room.
Free Admission and treats!

Summer Reading Event Schedule

Get Ready for Summer Reading!
Here is the full schedule of our current summer reading programming! All special programs are Fridays at 11am, in addition to Summer Reading themed story times on Wednesdays at 10:15am

Come out and join the fun!