June 9th, 2015

Fort Scott Public Library is pleased to announce a performance by Alan Cunningham, music teacher from Ottawa, KS, at 10:00 Thursday, June 11th at the library. Alan has performed numerous times as part of the library’s summer programming. He and the audience will sing songs and discuss the stories behind the songs. We invite all fans of music and fun to join us Thursday morning for Alan’s performance.

May 22nd, 2015

Children and Teen Services Librarian/Assistant Director

The Fort Scott Public Library is seeking a community-oriented librarian to coordinate its children’s program. Major responsibilities include all aspects of collection development involving children’s and young adult materials; oversight and operation of after-school, weekend and summer programming for youth of all ages; participation in short and long range planning for the library and community; assisting the director with delegated administrative tasks; and assisting patrons in the selection and use of library materials.  Bachelor’s degree required. Education or Library Science degree preferred. Professional experience with children, social media, and strong computer skills preferred; library experience a plus. Send resume and letter of application by June 15, 2015 to: Director, Fort Scott Public Library, 201 S National Ave, Fort Scott, KS 66701 or email fortscottlibrary@yahoo.com. City residency required.


May 4th, 2015

Do you have a favorite memory (or more than one) of Fort Scott Public Library that you would be willing to share for a display we are creating? We aren’t worried about the time period for your memories; if you want to reminisce about something from last week, last year, or 50 years ago, we’ll be delighted. We don’t mind if you prefer to be anonymous or if you want to attach your name. If you have a memory to share, please write it down and either drop it off at the library or email it to us at fortscottlibrary@yahoo.com by May 23rd, 2015.

Used Book Sale

March 23rd, 2015

We’re having another one!

Fort Scott Public Library will have a used book sale March 28-April 4 in the Children’s storyroom of the library.  Hardback books are fifty cents and paperbacks are twenty-five cents.  Anything else in the sale is $1.00.  Starting Thursday, April 2nd, people may select a bag or box of books for one dollar. The library uses the proceeds from this fundraiser to purchase new materials.  The sale is during the library’s regular hours and will shut down fifteen minutes before closing each day.  The library’s hours are Monday through Friday 9:00-6:00 and Saturday 9:00-2:00.


November 7th, 2013

Do you access your library account from home or another internet capable device? If you have been unsuccessful lately, please note that the address has changed. Go to www.seknfind.org to access your library account.

We’re on Facebook

April 18th, 2013

We now have a Facebook page.  I guess I’m supposed to beg for likes so feel free to “like” us if you want.  Our plans are to post library announcements and also information about upcoming book releases–such as the newest James Patterson on April 29th and anything else we think people might find interesting.  Here’s the link: https://www.facebook.com/FortScottPublicLibrary?ref=hl