02/20/2013 3:32 PM

Wellsville City Library

115 W. 6th St.
P.O. Box 517
Wellsville, KS 66092

Phone:  (785)-883-2870

Fax:  (785)-883-2880

Mon., Tues., Wed., & Fri. 8:30-5:30 pm

Sat.  8:30-12:30 pm

The Library reserves the right to close due to bad weather.

Please call to verify the library is open if bad weather conditions exist.

Middle School Summer Reading Program

05/15/2015 12:32 PM

Teen Poster

We will be having a Middle School Summer Reading Program this year.

It is for 6th, 7th, and 8th Graders of the 2014-2015 school year.

It will kick off with a dance on Tuesday, May 19th from 6-8 pm in the library meeting room.

Entry donation for the dance is to bring an item that will be boxed up and sent to military overseas.

For more information on this Summer’s program or what to bring to the dance, click on the links below.

Middle School Summer Reading Flyer

Middle School Summer Reading Flyer (back)


Summer Reading 2015

05/6/2015 3:59 PM

heroSummer is just around the corner, and that means it’s time to get registered for this year’s Summer Reading Program.

The program will run May 27th-July 1st.

Call or stop in the library (785-883-2870) to get your child registered.

There will be a program each Wednesday @ 10:00 a.m for kids up to 5th grade.

Below is the schedule of performers for our Children’s Summer Reading Program.

Summer Reading flier 2015 front

Summer Reading flier 2015 Page 2

“Monarchs in our Hometown”

05/4/2015 2:09 PM

Phil S. Dixon, nationally known author and baseball historian will be at the Wellsville City Library this Saturday, May 9th at 10:00 a.m.

Phil is on a national tour, visiting 90 cities where the Kansas City Monarchs once played games. It is a tribute tour; a goodwill visit done with sports history.

The Kansas City Monarchs came here and played against the Wellsville Athletics on September 19, 1924. It was the same year that the Monarchs won a World Series title and were World Champions.

“It has been more than twenty years since a team as good as the Monarchs has played in Wellsville-when the old Kansas City Blues played the Nicelys.  Vint Trusheim and Bill Cramer made up the battery that day,” wrote a local newspaper.

Come out and enjoy a 30-45 minute presentation with historic photographs, entertaining stories, and colorful baseball poetry.

Dixon will also have copies of his books for sale.

For more information call the library @ 785-883-2870.


04/20/2015 10:44 AM

Are you interested in Genealogy, but having trouble getting started?  Come join us Tuesday, May 12th from 5:00pm – 8:00pm in the library for a genealogy workshop.  We will be using an online database offered throught the State Libary of Kansas.  This will help you get started at looking up your family tree.  Please contact the library (785-883-2870) if you are able to attend to ensure there is enough handouts and space.  Hope to you there!

Friends of the Library Annual Plant Sale May 1st-2nd

04/10/2015 11:07 AM

Marigolds-Field-2010594The Friends of the Library Annual Plant Sale is Friday, May 1st from 9am – 5:00pm and Saturday May 2nd from 9:00 am – 12:00 pm.

This is a good way to get beautiful flowers to plant in your garden and support your library in the process.

Scraps & Crafts

01/4/2015 8:51 AM

Come join us

Tuesday, May 12th

from 5:00pm – 8:00pm

in the library meeting room.

Bring any craft or project you are currently working on and have a nice, relaxing ladies’ night!

If you’re a scrapper, the library has a large selection of

die cuts available for anyone to use!


01/2/2015 1:42 PM

LEGO club is the first Wednesday of each month.

It will be from 3:45-4:45 pm in the library meeting room.

 The next LEGO Club will be May 6th.

Bring your own LEGOs and build with friends. 

The library does have some LEGOs for you to build with if you do not have your own.

Everyone who attends will be entered into a drawing for a small LEGO prize.

People of all ages are welcome!

The Library is always accepting donations of either new or used LEGOs.

LEGO Club is sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

New Books

10/21/2014 11:15 AM

Adult Non-fiction:

Gods, Guns, Grits, and Gravy by Mike Huckabee


Adult Fiction:

Last one Home by Debbie Macomber

Cold Betrayal by J.A. Jance

Shawn O’Brein Manslaughter by John Johnstone

Prodigal Son by Danielle Steel

Cold Cold Heart by Tami Hoag

Hush by Karen Robards


Young Adult:

Five Kingdoms: Sky Raiders by Brandon Mull

Five Kingdoms: Rogue Knights by Brandon Mull




New DVDs

10/21/2014 4:30 AM

The Rewrite

Confessions of a Prodigal Son

Big Eyes

Exodus: Gods and Kings



Penguins: The Movie

Hobbit:  The Battle of the Five Armies

Into the Woods



Confessions of a Prodigal Son

The Rewrite


The Imitation Game

Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb

The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1

Big Hero 6




Miss Sweet Sixteen 2014

10/8/2014 5:01 PM


Shelbie Corwine was crowned Miss Sweet Sixteen 2014 at this year’s Wellsville Days. Shelbie is the daughter of Scott and Sonya Corwine. First runner-up for Miss Sweet 16 was Miss Sadie LaMay, and second runner-up was Miss Alyssa Ross. We would like to thank these ladies and their escorts for participating in this year’s contest. They raised almost $900. for the Wellsville Friends of the Library.  Check out our Facebook page to see more photos from this year’s contest!


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