Outreach Programs

An outreach librarian can visit your school or other community events and provide any of the following services for early childhood and

elementary-age children and their families:

Library Presentation: Explanation of library resources and library card. Suitable for family event. (20-30 minutes)

Stories: Theme-related read-alouds and stories. (Varies)

Parent and Teacher Education: Presentations on library resources, early literacy, and how to choose books and read with young children.

Booths: A table of library information at your community events.

Literacy Events: Involvement in school and community literacy and reading promotion events.

Summer Reading Program: Present to students on library’s summer reading program and on-site sign-up for summer camps.

Career Day: Talk with children about working in a library.

Books to Go Bulk Loans: A predetermined number of books can be brought to your program monthly to enhance your classroom library and further enrich your curriculum.

Child Care Providers: Quarterly storytime visits to area child care providers.

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Appropriate for ages: PreK, Kindergarten, Grade 1, Grade 2, Grade 3, Grade 4, Grade 5, Grade 6, Grade 7, Grade 8, Grade 9, Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12

Max Audience:
Costs: Free
Available Monday-Friday


Wichita Public Library, Youth Services

711 W. 2nd

Wichita KS 67202

Phone: (316) 261-8500

Fax: (316) 262-4540

Website: www.wichita.lib.ks.us

Email: admin@wichita.lib.ks.us

Twitter: http://twitter.com/#!/wichitalibrary

Pinterest: http://pinterest.com/wichitalibrary/

Contact: Anne Harris, Outreach Librarian

Reservations: (316) 261-8500

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This Organization received funding for general operational support from the City of Wichita The Kansas Creative Arts Industries Commission and the National Endowment for the Arts.