The audio book selection is located on the north wall of the Adult Department. Audio books may be checked out for three weeks with renewals available. Many more audio books in different formats are available thru the Kansas State Library
The Coffeyville Public Library Foundation sponsors book sales each year. Check our calendar for more information about upcoming book sales.
(Currently limited due to Covid)
Refundable Deposit: $15
The Library meeting room may be scheduled at the main circulation desk or by calling 251-1370.
Only one reservation will be made per day unless otherwise authorized by the library director.
Keys will be returned to the circulation desk or in the book drop behind the library immediately following the meeting.
Groups are limited by the Fire Code to 60 persons present in the room.
The host group can make no charges for admission to meetings or classes held in the room
Alcoholic beverages and cigarettes (including eCigarettes) are not permitted in or on library grounds.
Each group is responsible for cleaning the meeting room after their scheduled meeting.
Each group is responsible for any damage done to the room. Damage should be reported immediately to facilitate repair. Paints, inks or other staining liquids are prohibited.
Audio/Visual equipment is available in the room. If groups wish to use the equipment a $10 additional fee will be charged for the use of the system. After the fee has been paid a key to the AV equipment will be provided and will need to be returned to library staff at the same time as the room key.
IN CASE OF LOCKOUT CALL: COFFEYVILLE POLICE — 620 251-6160
IN CASE OF EMERGENCY: 911
* Please do not allow anyone attending your function to use the library front doors.
* Only use the community room door — this will stop people not associated with your group from using the restrooms and being left in the building after you leave.
* Please do not allow anyone in the building NOT associated with your party or group.
* Before leaving the building check the front doors of the library and the door to the community room to make sure they are securely shut and locked
The library has 19 public computers for public use. Patrons may login through their library cards or receive a guest login if they do not have a library card. Patrons under 18 cannot use the computers without a library card. (Currently limited due to Covid)
Copier & Fax Services
Copying/printing is available for 10 cents per page for black & white and 50 cents per page for color.
To send a fax is $1.00 per page. To receive a fax is 25 cents. The fax number is (620) 251-1512.
DVD, Blu-Ray, & Video Games
A limit of five movies/games may be checked out on an individual’s card for one week.
e-books are digital editions of books that can be read on an electronic device (computer, tablet, or smart phone).
Many of the websites below can be used for Kindle, Nooks, Apple, Androids, or on your PC.
Popular titles in both audio and eBook format. You will need to have a Kansas Library Card to access these eBooks, contact us or come to the library if you’d like to get your free State Library Card.
Besides free eBooks, you also download free magazines or submit your own eBook. You need to become a Free-EBook.Net member to access their library. Registration is free.
Pixel of Ink www.pixelofink.com
Pixel of Ink features daily publishing of Free Kindle Books and Hot Deals.
Free books for your PDA, iPod and eBook reader.
Christian Book Distributors www.christianbook.com
Some free books. Various readers
A next-generation digital book [TED] www.ted.com/talks/mike_matas.html
Absolutely awesome. What will they think up next?
Genealogy and Local History
The Coffeyville Public Library is proud to house the genealogical materials for the Montgomery County Genealogical Society. The Library has an extensive collection of genealogical and historical materials of Coffeyville and the surrounding areas of Montgomery County. Please direct all genealogy requests to our Reference Librarian, please find contact info on the Library About Us Page.
We have an ST ViewScan Microform reader where you can look at our collection of newspapers on microfilm. You can also email articles to yourself, or copy them to a jump drive for free, or make a print copy for 10 cents.
You can also access Kansas Genealogical information online at the Kansas State Historical Society.
The 1940 Census is also available online at 1940 Census.
Newspapers on Microfilm
December 1871 -October 1872
1875 – 1975, 1988, 1993 – 2005
1902 – 1906
1900 to present-day
1961 – 1983, 2002 to present-day
1880 US Census
1865 to 1930
Montgomery County, KS
Butler, Chautauqua, Edwards, Ellis, Elk, Ellsworth, Franklin, Grant, Graham, Greenwood, Labette, Lane, Leavenworth(pt), Wilson, Woodson, and Wyandotte (pt) Counties
Births, Marriage and Death Records
Births, Marriages, & Deaths of Montgomery County, Kansas are recorded at the Coffeyville Courthouse.
January 1888 – August 1911
January 1888 – 1925
January 1887 – September 1892
December 1895 – February 1911
Obituaries from the Coffeyville Journal and Other Montgomery County Newspapers
The addresses for other states may be located at Vital Records.
You may obtain birth, death, and divorce records prior to June 1911 from the County Clerk’s Office at Montgomery County Courthouse in Independence, Kansas. Those after June 1911 may be obtained at the Department of Vital Statistics in Topeka, Kansas.
Other Genealogy Materials
The Art of Collecting Genealogy and History by Addison Oates
Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) Library Catalog
Adams County Ohio, Green Township Cemeteries
All Name Index to History of Ontario County, New York
Cemeteries of Benton County, Arkansas
Chronicles of Oklahoma
Index to Washington County, Pennsylvania Wills, 1781-1900 by Bob Closson
Index to Bedford County, Pennsylvania Wills by Patricia W. Collins
Columbiana County, Ohio 1850 Census
Cemeteries of Lewis County (KY) by Lula G. Cox
Adams County, Ohio Marriage Records by Robert D. Craig
Marriage Records, Index, Denton County, Texas, 1885-1894 by Vinita Davis
Genealogical Guide to Saratoga County, New York by Field Horne
New England Ancestors
New England Historical and Genealogical Register
Ontario County, New York State Federal Census 1800
Ontario County, New York State Federal Census 1810
The Personal Property Tax Lists for the Year 1787 for Hampshire County, Virginia (now West Virginia) by Netti Schreiner-Yantis
The Personal Property Tax Lists for the Year 1787 for Hardy County, Virginia (now West Virginia) by Netti Schreiner-Yantis
The Personal Property Tax Lists for the Year 1787 for Harrison County, Virginia (now West Virginia) by Netti Schreiner-Yantis
The Personal Property Tax Lists for the Year 1787 for Middlesex County, Virginia by Netti Schreiner-Yantis
The Personal Property Tax Lists for the Year 1787 for Ohio County, Virginia by Netti Schriener-Yantis
The Personal Property Tax Lists for Randolph County, Virginia (now West Virginia) by Netti Schriener-Yantis
Early Court Records of Scioto County, Ohio by Caryn Shoemaker
Marriages of Scioto County, Ohio by Caryn Shoemaker
Selected Abstracts from Common Pleas and Chancery Complete Records, Scioto County, Ohio 1810-1875 by Caryn Shoemaker
Deaths in Whiteside County, Illinois by Jayne Kennedy Sweger
Marriages in Whiteside County, Illinois by Jayne Kennedy Sweger
Index to Persons: History of Hickory, Polk, Cedar, Dade, and Barton Counties, Missouri by Z. Hazel Yates
Calendar of Wills on File… Albany, New York 1626-1836 by Berthold Fernow
Iowa, Kansas, and Nebraska Civil War Veterans by Dennis Northcott
Coffeyville Genealogical Ebooks
We had a generous patron asked us to share this scroll of names of veterans from Coffeyville who served in the US Armed Forces, including the honor rolls of the Spanish-American War, World War I, and World War II.
Click on the linked documents below to see the fully scanned document.
Did you know your SEKnFind library account now grants you free access to over HALF A MILLION digital titles?
To get started, you’ll need to know:
- – Which Library Issued Your Card
- – Your Library Card Number
- – SEKnFind Account Password (PIN)
Kansas Digital Book eLending
The State Library of Kansas works with Kansas libraries to provide digital library books for all residents, which includes downloadable audiobooks and eBooks. Most require a Kansas Library eCard for use.
First Time User?
Large Print Books
Large Print books are checked out for three weeks.
Newspapers & Magazines
We subscribe to the Coffeyville Journal, Independence Reporter, Montgomery County Chronicle, Kansas City Star, Topeka Capital Journal, Tulsa World, USA Today, and Wall Street Journal.
SEKnFind Interlibrary Loan
State Library of Kansas Online Databases
Research and learning. Covering everything from standard article searching to online courses to genealogy.
The links on the linked page work by verifying your Kansas-based internet provider address. Click the database icon above to get started.
If they do not work for you, please login with your Kansas Library eCard to access the databases.
We provide a Teen space with a small reading area, computers, an Xbox One and PS4! The Teen Corner is reserved for ages 11-17 when school is not in session.
Wireless Internet Access
The library provides wireless Internet access to all patrons.