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Hays Public Library


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Hays Public Library A nationally-recognized leader for outstanding per capita usage, renovated and expanded in 2003 to match the original 1911 Carnegie library. The 39,000 square foot facility has an extensive book collection. It is also home to a dynamic young adult section, a beautiful gallery, a bookstore and an extensive Kansas collection with information about Hays, Ellis County, the Western U.S., genealogy, Volga Germans, and Hays historical walking tours. Just to the north of the library building is a marker with a bronze plaque that pays tribute and honors those men and women that served at the World War I.I. Army Air Base located east of Hays near the community of Walker.

Lower level - Kansas Collection; Adult Fiction, Non-Fiction, and Genre Books
Main Floor - Adult Department: New Books, Largeprint Books, Audio Books, Periodicals, Reference,
Non-English Materials, Video, Art, Internet & Reference Computers
Second Floor - Children's Department; Young Adult Department


Admission: Free admission
Hours: See our website for hours
Address: 1205 Main - Hays, KS 67601
Phone: 785-625-9014
Our Website:www.hayspublib.org

Come visit us in Hays, Kansas

Attractions and Upcoming Events

Ghost Town of Rome -Townsite Marker

The short lived town of Rome was established in May of 1867, which was approximately 3-4

Hays, KS Ghost Towns

Volga-German House

Located on the grounds of the Ellis County Historical Museum is a replica of a Volga German house furnished with authentic household items used by the Volga German settlers. The first homes built by our early settlers were constructed of sod. Typically the homes were 28 feet long and 16

Hays, KS Museums

KS Merci Boxcar Museum & Veterans Memorial Park

Kansas Merci Boxcar Museum & Veterans Memorial Park At the close of World War II the French nation was devastated. Reconstruction was a slow process. Farmlands had been ravished. War-damaged factories had to be rebuilt and retooled before industry could begin the production of civilian goods. By 19

Hays, KS Museums

Historic Fort Hays

Fort Hays was an important US Army post which was active from 1865 until 1889

Hays, KS Forts

Blue Sky Minature Horse Farm

Donna and Marion Schmidt have operated their working horse farm for over 10 years and enjoy visiting with groups about this special breed of horses. Not to be confused with Shetland ponies, miniature horses are much like regular horses, except they are only 26-33"

Hays, KS Education Centers

Things to do Libraries near Hays, KS

Belleville Public Libraray WPA Exhibit

Collection of prints of Kansas landmarks, Kansas wildflower paintings, wooden models and dolls. Library also has free wire...