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Caldwell Public Library

Caldwell, KS

Library Hours
Monday 3:00 pm 6:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am 3:00 pm
Thursday 3:00 pm 6:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am 3:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am 1:00 pm

Address: 120 South Main Street
Caldwell, Kansas
United States

County: Sumner View map of all libraries in Sumner County.

Region: South Central Kansas

Phone: 620-845-6879

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Library details: Caldwell Public Library is a Public library.
This library is affiliated with Caldwell Carnegie City Library (view map) . The collection of the library contains 8,560 volumes. The library circulates 6,354 items per year. The library serves a population of 1,052 residents .

Other Info:

The Caldwell Research Club was organized October 4, 1899. The members collected books for a reading room above the Fossett store. Later, this collection of about 600 books was moved to the city hall. Andrew Carnegie agreed to furnish $7000 to the city of Caldwell to erect a free public library building. The Caldwell Carnegie Library was one of 59 public libraries constructed in Kansas at a cost to Carnegie of $874,996. In 2009, the library moved to a renovated building on Main Street with the help of a Community Development Block Grant.


  • Microfilmed Caldwell Newspapers
  • Census, Police, and Cemetery Records
  • Extensive Local History Collection

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Administration: The director of the library is Lisa Moreland .

Organizational structure: This is a publicly funded and managed library.

See also: Directory of Public Libraries in the United States

See also: Directory of Public Libraries in Kansas

Statistics Public
Service Population 1,052Residents
Collection size8,560volumes
Annual Circulation6,354transactions
Expenditures Reported to Institute of Museum and Library Services
2012 $34,510$4,580$200
2010 $32,378$3,556$120

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wi-fi available Wireless: The library offers wireless access to the Internet.

Technology Profile
Product NameYear Contracted
Current Automation SystemPolaris2007
Previous Automation SystemNone
The library's automation system is hosted by the vendor through an Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) arrangement.
This library is responsible for the procurement of the library automation system.

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Identifiers ID18342
OCLC SymbolDJ4

Record History: This listing was created on Oct 6, 2005 and was last modified on Aug 8, 2018.

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