About SWKLS

About

The mission of the Southwest Kansas Library System is to provide equal availability of resources, knowledge, and service on the local level to all libraries in Southwest Kansas regardless of budget, type, location, or size. We promote a plan of cooperation and

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Contact Us

Contact Us

The Southwest Kansas Library System 100 Military, Suite 210 Dodge City, KS 67801 620-225-1231, 1-800-657-2533 fax: 620-225-0252 swkls@swkls.org

Upcoming Events

Upcoming Events

The Southwest Kansas Library System has a large variety of events coming up including continuing education related to staff development, board meetings, directors’ forums, and technology training. Click Read More to view upcoming events and register.

Member Libraries

Member Libraries

The Southwest Kansas Library System serves 21 counties in Southwest Kansas.  For a list of member libraries please click on a link to one of the lists below. Member Libraries Directory – Mobile Friendly Library Events SWKLS Libraries on Facebook

Grants

Grants

The Southwest Regional Library System offers seven grant programs. Please see the pull down menu [on this tab] for more information on each program. An Adovcacy Grant is available to public libraries in taxing counties and public libraries which contract

Bulk Loans

Bulk Loans

SWKLS BULK LOAN GUIDELINES AND TIPS Printable Guidelines Material that came on the last rotation from SWKLS are now that library’s property. If you want to keep the material,  reprocess to how you process materials for your library. You do

12 Things SWKLS

12 Things SWKLS

Welcome to 12 Things SWKLS! Over the next 12 months, we’ll be learning a new thing or technology skill each month.   For those of you that participated in 23 Things Kansas this program will be similar, but we’ll only have

SWKLS Upcoming Events

The Southwest Kansas Library System has a large variety of events coming up including continuing education related to staff development, board meetings, directors meetings, and technology training. Click the register button to view upcoming events and register.

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Library Events

See what other libraries in Southwest Kansas are doing and get ideas and inspiration for events at your own library. There is also a form to add your own events linked at the top of the Library Events page. You may also submit events by calling our office or emailing lbradfield@swkls.org.

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