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 prizes for hitting reading goals.

We will have all-ages summer reading themed movie afternoons in the Community room on June 8th & June 22nd @ 4pm (July dates TBD), Story Time every Wednesday morning at 10:15am for younger children, and every Thursday June 3rd – July 22nd there will be a drop-in activity or craft for kids to do available any time during library hours.

The full schedule of activities is attached. We hope to see you all this summer!

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 keep all library items until we reopen. All due dates will be adjusted to be after this time. If you need immediate assistance during our closure please e-mail our director at

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, please e-mail our director at

Library Closed for the Holidays Dec. 24th-27th

Overbrook Library will be closed for Christmas from Thursday Dec. 24th – Saturday Dec. 26th.

We will reopen Monday Dec. 28th @ 10am.

Hope you have a great Christmas and we look forward to seeing you next week!