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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

Former Santa Fe Depot

In March, 1999, the Santa Fe Depot was purchased by a private citizen from the Central Kansas Railway and later deeded to The Santa Fe Depot Foundation, a non-profit 501(c)3 organization. The railroad itself has been purchased by the Watco Co., Pittsburg, KS, who operate the railroad as Kansas &

Kingman, KS Railroad History

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

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

Kingman, KS Carnegie Libraries

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

Riggs/Waterloo Aboretum

Established by John Water Riggs, the Riggs Arboretum at Waterloo is perhaps the oldest and least known arboretum west of the Mississippi River. The property is in essence a large (10 acre) grove of trees, most ranging in age from 75 to 100+

Kingman, KS Arboretums

Things to do Carnegie Libraries near Kingman, KS