2021 Year End Tax Donations

Wellsville City Library recently won the Best Small Library in Kansas 2021!

It is because of support from our community that helped us achieve this status! Thank you for the previous support throughout the past!

The Friends of the Library Foundation is considered a 501 (C) 3 entity.

The Wellsville City Library also holds a tax exempt status at the government level.

If you or your business is looking for a place to make an end of the year donation for tax purposes, please consider the Friends of the Library or the Wellsville City Library as your choice this year.  Your donation helps support the library directly or through the Friends of the Library.  The Friends help support programs, summer reading, story time, purchases of new materials, equipment and of course the building project that should start the first part of 2022!   Donations can be made online at: with the donation buttons on the donate button or the building addition tabs.  You can also mail a donation to the address below.

Sincere gratitude, 

Wellsville City  Library & the Friends of the Library Foundation

P.O. Box 517, 115 W. 6th St.

Wellsville, KS 66092


2021 Kansas Notable Book Grant!

The Wellsville City Library is pleased to announce that the library was able to add new books to the collection with the 2021 Kansas Notable Books Grant ( 2021-LSTA-Notable)! Feel free to stop in and check them out!

The Misadventures of Nobbin Swill Croaked by Lisa Harkrader

World of Wonders by Aimee Nezhukumatathil

The Amelia Six by Kristin L. Gray

Premeditated Myrtle by Elizabeth C. Bounce

Swimming Shelter by Al Ortolani

Prairie Bachelor by Lynda Beck Fenwick

What Sound Is Morning by Grant Snider

Northern Cheyenne Ledger Art by Denise Low & Ramon Powers

Farmers Unite! By Lindsay H. Metcalf

Check these out! 2021 Kansas Notable Books

Wellsville City Library Receives Kansas Library Association Award!

The Kansas Library Association (KLA) is pleased to announce that the Wellsville City Library in Wellsville, Kansas has been named the 2021 Best Small Public Library in Kansas. This award is presented annually and is co-sponsored by KLA and Auto-Graphics, Inc. The Wellsville City Library will be honored during the Kansas Library Conference, October 27-29, in Wichita, Kansas. Award winning libraries are presented with a traveling banner to hang in their library, a plaque, and a check for $500 from Auto-Graphics, Inc. This presentation will take place during the State Librarian and Awards Luncheon on Thursday, October 28 at noon.

The Wellsville City Library was selected as the 2021 Best Small Public Library in Kansas for providing innovative programming to their community. The Best Small Public Library Award was created by regional library consultants, in conjunction with the Kansas Library Association, to recognize creative and excellent library services, programs or activities in a service community of less than 5,000.