Email: Iola Public Library

218 E. Madison Ave

Iola, KS 66749

Phone: (620)365-3262

Fax: (620)365-5137

Iola Public Library

Southeast Kansas Library System














Monday through Thursday 9:30 a.m.-8:00 p.m.

Friday and Saturday 9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.

Summers (Memorial Day to the beginning of the USD 257 school year) the library closes at 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday.














Iola Public Library

The Iola Public Library is governed by a Board appointed by the Mayor and City Council. The Board is responsible for setting policy, and the Library Director carries out the policy, tends to the day-to-day operation of the Library, and creates recommendations for the Board to consider. Image of the Iola Public Library


Public Computer System

Videos, compact discs, CD ROMS, and DVD's

Homebound Service

Southeast Kansas Library System

Because Iola Public Library also houses the Southeast Kansas Library System (SEKLS), the number of holdings available to the public is substantially increased.


The Library's genealogy collection draws many users and visitors from other cities and states.