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Carnegie Library The Caldwell Carnegie Library was one of 59 public libraries constructed in Kansas. Built in 1912, it is listed on the National Register of Historic Buildings.

The library still serves Caldwell with an extensive local history collection, Kansas references, microfilmed Caldwell newspapers, census, police, and cemetery records.


Hours: Tuesday-Thursday 3:00pm - 8:00pm
Friday 3:00pm - 7:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Address: 8 N. Osage Street
Phone: 620-845-6879

Come visit us in Caldwell, Kansas

Attractions and Upcoming Events

Post Office Mural

The Caldwell Post Office, built in the 1930s, is listed on the National Historic Register, as it displays one of the collection of murals commissioned during the Depression Era by the WPA. The mural, "Cowboys Driving Cattle," was painted by Kenneth Evett in 1941.

Caldwell, KS Arts

Historic Walking Tour

Caldwell, the Border Queen, has seen wild days as a cowtown beside the Chisholm trail, a brief period of booming times during the Oklahoma Land Rush days, and quiet prosperity based on the vast grain fields of Sumner County.

Caldwell, KS Tours

Caldwell Railroads

The Santa Fe Railroad was the first railroad that came into Caldwell. Traces of the pens are still visible as well as the roundhouse.

Caldwell, KS Railroad History

Art and Outdoor Murals

Caldwell has a variety of Murals throughout the city.

Avenue D and Market

Cherokee Strip Bridge

This bridge built by Grant County, Oklahoma and Sumner County, Kansas is a new monument to those hardy and determined men and women who ran the Cherokee Strip Run in 1893.

Caldwell, KS Historic Bridges

Things to do Carnegie Libraries near Caldwell, KS