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Kingman Carnegie Library


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Kingman Carnegie Library Built in 1914, the Kingman Public Library is one of several Carnegie Libraries still being used for the purpose for which it was erected. It is also listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

Kingman Carnegie Library has 92 paid periodical subscriptions and 885 materials that include disc, audiocassettes, and books on tape, 157 compact discs, 632 videos, 200 books from the rotating book truck, unique displays from area professional artists, 437 excellent books in genealogy, 883 Kansas books, 264 rolls of microfilmed newspapers from Kingman county and Kingman city dated 1884 to 1996, and Kansas census to 1920.


Hours: 10 am - 8 pm, Mon., Tues., Thurs; 10 am - 6 pm, Wed., Fri.; 10 am - 2 pm, Sat.
Address: 455 N. Main.
Phone: 620-532-3061

Come visit us in Kingman, Kansas

Attractions and Upcoming Events

Kingman County Museum

Completed in 1888, the building was originally the Kingman City Hall, fire department, and city jail. The two-story Renaissance-style structure is 150 feet by 25 feet of Kingman red brick and native limestone.

Kingman, KS Museums

Kingman Library Clock

Among the really historical relics of Kingman which is seen perhaps most often, and appreciated for its historical value, is the Library Clock, over 100 years old. The old clock kept time in Peter Miller'

Kingman, KS Artifacts

Stan Herd Murals

Stan Herd, a famous international artist, painted two murals on the north wall of the Kingman County Museum. Clyde Cessna is depicted flying his first airplane over Kingman County. In 1911, Clyde founded Cessna Aircraft Company.

Kingman, KS Arts

Cannonball Stageline Highway

Donald R. Green was originally from Kentucky but learned to ride a stage coach while living in Montana. Hearing about how people were moving westward through Kansas during the late 1800s beyond where the railroads ended, he saw a financial opportunity.

Kingman, KS Landmarks

Kingman State Fishing Lake

Kingman State Fishing Lake and Byron Walker Wildlife Area are located on U.S. Highway 54 seven miles west of Kingman, in the valley of the South Fork of the Ninnescah River. The area encompasses 4,529 acres, including the 144-acre Kingman State Fishing Lake.

Kingman, KS Recreation

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