Special Programs



Oceans of Possibilities Summer Reading Program

Sign up for summer reading starting Tuesday, May 31st! Join us for our annual summer reading program, open to readers of all ages! This year’s theme is “Oceans of Possibilities”. We have planned tons of great children’s, tweens and teens, and adult programs this summer, so dive into reading at the library this summer!

Children’s Programs

Easter Crafts

We made Easter crafts for our monthly kids crafts and a recycled birdfeeder! Take home craft packets will be available at the library starting Saturday, April 9th.

Peeps Diorama Contest

Join us Wednesday, March 30th from 2 – 4 pm and make the best Peeps Diorama!

Join LitWits Today!

Join our new family read-along challenge for 2022, the LitWits! Read three books every quarter, receive prizes, and build your own home library!

youth programs

Youth Programs

We host several programs throughout the year for children of all ages! Come and learn with us!

Teen Programs

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Teen Programs

Enjoy our teen area with space to hang out or take a moment to study. Located upstairs at the back of the children’s department.

Adult Programs

Library carts filled with books for a book sale.

Adult Programs

Adult programs are offered throughout the year, including programs sponsored by the Kansas Humanities Council.

Children’s Book Lists

Teen Book Lists

Adult Book Lists

Chanute Public Library

111 N. Lincoln Ave
Chanute, Kansas 66720

► Library Hours

Winter Hours
(Labor Day - Memorial Day)
Mon - Thu: 9:00a - 7:00p
Fri & Sat: 9:00a - 5:00p
Summer Hours

(Memorial Day - Labor Day)
Mon - Thu: 9:00a - 6:00p
Fri & Sat: 9:00a - 5:00p

► Phone

(620) 431-3820

Our Location

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