Recent News

Minneapolis Library Seeking a New Director

The Minneapolis Public Library is seeking a Library Director to begin on July 1, 2022. The Board of Trustees is seeking a self-starter who has the vision and desire to keep the Library moving to the future. This opportunity is open due to the upcoming retirement of the current director. The successful candidate must possess library management skills, basic accounting, public relations, and staff management skills. A college degree is strongly preferred. Go to the About Us page of this website and navigate to the Employment Opportunities tab to apply or send a resume to the Minneapolis Public Library. Applications close May 15th.

Meet Our New Librarian

Stop by the Library in the evenings and meet our new Librarian. Nykayla Hendricks will greet you with a smile and be happy to assist you will all of your library needs. Nykayla is a welcome new addition to our staff. Be sure to stop by and make her fill welcome.

NOW HIRING

Patron-Friendly Part-Time Librarian Needed

Minneapolis Public Library

519 Delia Avenue; Minneapolis, Ks.  67436

The Minneapolis Public Library is hiring a Part- Time Assistant Librarian.  Successful candidate will work approximately 14 hours per week including evenings, some Saturdays, and occasional call- in. Strong computer skills are necessary.  Must work well with the public, be detail- oriented, and be able to work independently. 

To apply, visit the Library at 519 Delia Ave. and inquire at the front desk for application or go apply online to fill out an electronic application.  Interviews will be conducted when a suitable pool of applicants is acquired. 

10 Year Reading Challenge Continues with YA

The Minneapolis Public Library’s 10 Year Reading Challenge continues. Young Adult books written in 2011 are the focus of our reading challenge for the next several weeks. Among the great Young Adult fare from 2011 is Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children by Ransom Riggs, Crossed by Ally Condle, & What Happened to Goodby by Sarah Dessen. Young Adult books are not just for teen readers, but are also of interest to adult readers. Please continue to take our 10 Year Reading Challenge.

Budding Bookworms Resumes

The Minneapolis Public Library and U.S.D. 239 Parents As Teachers’, Budding Bookworms program resumes on Wednesday, September 8th at 10 a.m. The program is held at the Minneapolis Library in the children’s section. The early reading program is open to any family or childcare providers with children under the age of 5. The little ones will have entertaining as well as educational stories read to them. There will also be games, puzzles, crafts, and other activities as well. Occasional guest hosts such as Firemen, Policeman, Farmers, and others will make appearances. This is a great opportunity to prepare your youngsters to attend school. If you have any questions, call the Minneapolis Public Library at 785-392-3205.

10 Year Book Challenge

The Staff of the Minneapolis Library is issuing a challenge to its patrons. The challenge is to read as many books as possible from its 10 Year Book Challenge display. The display features books which were new ten years ago. Some of these books you may have read, but probably, many of them you have missed. Stop by the Library today and check out a 10 Year Challenge book. Better still, check out several.

Accepting Employment Applications

The Minneapolis Public Library is taking applications to build a pool of candidates for future library openings. Pick up your application at the Circulation Desk of the Library. Per Library Policy all applications are purged at the end of the year.