The Valley Center Public Library offers a variety of services.  Many services are available at no charge; there are nominal charges for some services, such as copies, faxes, scanning, test proctor, and notary public, which are due at the time of service.  The Library accepts cash or checks.

  • Internet Access Via Public Use Computers*
  • Free Wi-Fi*
  • On-Line Card Catalog
  • Microsoft Office
  • Copies/Faxes/Scanning/Laminating
  • Microfilm Reader
  • Audio Books
  • Reference Services
  • Inter-Library Loan Services
  • South Central Kansas Library System’s Rotating Book Collection
  • Large Print Books
  • eBooks
  • DVDs
  • Fishing Poles
  • Tax Forms
  • Genealogy Materials
  • Newspapers & Magazines
  • City-Wide Garage Sale Sign Up
  • Notary Public
  • Voter Registration Assistance
  • Kansas Library Card Registration
  • Secure Document Shredding Bin
  • Test Proctor

Faxing, Scanning, and multi-page photocopies will be unavailable beginning at 15 minutes prior to closing.  For Notary services and test proctoring, please call ahead.

* Review our Internet Use Policy and Wi-Fi Policies by clicking on their links below

Internet Use Policy 5-2023

Library Wi Fi Use Policy Internet Use Policy


Loan periods for items checked out from Valley Center Public Library

  • Children’s/Adult Books – 3 weeks (2 renewals)
  • New/Popular Books with Multiple Patron Holds – 1 week (no renewals)
  • Audio Books on CD/Playaway – 2 weeks (no renewals)
  • Video on DVD – 1 week (no renewals)
  • Launchpads* – 1 week (no renewals)
  • Great Courses* – 2 weeks (1 renewal)
  • Kindles* – 2 weeks (no renewals)
  • Fishing Poles* – 1 week (no renewals)
  • Internet Computers – 1 hour per day (no renewals)
  • Inter-Library Loan – Generally 2 to 3 weeks depending on the lending library (1 renewal may be possible if granted by the lending library)

*Due to the cost of these items, additional borrowing agreements/Kansas ID on file required to borrow – see the Library Staff for assistance

Items with patron holds may not be renewed

You may renew items on line by logging into your account on the Patron OnLine Card Catalog, or you may call the Library at 755-7350.  For items with no renewals left, you may not renew online, you must call the Library to request.