Curbside Service begins June 1st!

1: Call the Library (873-2522) to request items and
set up a pick up day and time.
2: Items will be pulled, checked out, and bagged to wait
for your pick up.
3: When you arrive for pick up, stay in your car, call the
4: Staff will place your bag on a table outside the door.
5: After staff is back inside, you may put any returns you
might have into the book drop and pick up your bag.
6: If you can’t make your pick up time, please call to
LIMIT of 15 items and 1 check out per week per family.
DO NOT come to the library without an appointment,
access to library is not available at this time.
Computer access for Job related, unemployment, or
Census; Passports, Copies, Faxes by appointment
only.  Call for an appointment.
Plan Phases may be moved forward for earlier
access but they could also be halted or stepped
back for safety reasons. Meade Public Library Board
and Staff have determined that the library will not be
the center of a larger outbreak in Meade County. This
is a learning process for everyone and we want
everyone to stay safe and be able to enjoy the library.
Questions? Call us. 620-873-2522

Library News!

We are beginning the process to get up
and running again.  Staff has returned to
work but we ARE NOT OPEN. If you have
any items still at your homes, please begin
to return them to the Book Drop.  We are
putting everything in a 72 hour quarantine
before checking them in.  Fines have  been
stopped beginning on March 18.  More
information about how service will look
will be provided in the near future. 

Hang tight for a little longer as we work to keep staff and patrons safe!!

Library temporarily closing.

Meade Public Library will close Thursday, March 26, 2020 at 7pm until further notice. We value the health and safety of our staff and patrons during this time of uncertainty. The physical library will be closed but we still have things to offer. Click the link below to access virtual Art Museum tours, Zoo live camera feeds, craft and coloring page links, e-book links and more to combat the “I’m bored” feelings of all family members.

Resource Page

Library Closed March 18-22.

We are closed March 18 to March 22 for deep cleaning. We will reopen on Monday, March 23, for regular hours. The system has been set to show we are closed so no overdues will accrue over the weekend. The Director will be monitoring email and phone messages during the closed period. Email is: or phone 620-873-2522 and leave a message. The book drops may be used over the weekend. An update will be posted on Monday, or sooner, if officials require us to close indefinitely. Stay safe and healthy as we all figure this issue out.

Book TALK series scheduled

The Book Series ‘Friends and Neighbors’ will be the topic of discussion at the TALK series sponsored by Humanities Kansas and Meade Public Library. The first discussion will be held on March 28, 2020 at the Library at 2:00 pm. The book “A Man Called Ove” by Fredrik Backman is the first in the series. Discussion Leaders are scheduled through Humanities Kansas. Other discussions will be held on April 4 and April 25, 2020. Come by the Library to get more information and check out a copy of the book for this discussion.


Meade Friends of the Library Book Sale: March 12th-31st in the Pinnick Room. A whole new selection of books, mostly paperback; some dvds. Stop by and see what we have, take home a stash today!