Services

Audio Books

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

Book Sales

The Coffeyville Public Library Foundation sponsors book sales each year. Check our calendar for more information about upcoming book sales.

Community Room

(Currently limited due to Covid)

Cost: $20
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

Computer Access

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

 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.

Free E-Books

Kansas State Library

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.

Free-eBooks www.free-ebooks.net

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.

ManyBooks www.manybooks.net

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

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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

Ross’s Papers
December  1871 -October 1872

Coffeyville Journal
1875 – 1975, 1988, 1993 – 2005

Coffeyville Star
1881

Coffeyville Record
1902 – 1906

 

City Directories

Coffeyville

1900 to present-day

 

Independence

1961 – 1983, 2002 to present-day

 

Census

United States

1880 US Census

Kansas State
1865 to 1930

Montgomery County, KS

1930

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.

Births
January 1888 – August 1911

Marriages
January 1888 – 1925

Deaths
January 1887 – September 1892
December 1895 – February 1911

 

Obituaries

Obituaries from the Coffeyville Journal and Other Montgomery County Newspapers
1968
1972 -1995

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.

Kan-Ed Genealogical Databases are available by using your Kansas Library Card.

 

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.

Their Names

Honor Roll

Gold Stars

Veterans of Foreign Wars

Who’s Who

Incidents of Violence

hoopla

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:

  1. – Which Library Issued Your Card
  2. – Your Library Card Number
  3. – SEKnFind Account Password (PIN)

Kansas Digital Book eLending

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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?

Please see the new user page for brief notes, or the Instructions & Devices page if you want to know which services work with your device.

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

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To request a book via interlibrary loan or place a hold on a book, click on the books icon to the left to login to your SEKnFind Account. If you do not have a SEKnFind Account, you can create one and/or sign up for a library card.

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.

Teen Corner

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. 

Coffeyville Public Library

311 W 10th St
Coffeyville, KS 67337-5816

► Hours

Mon - Thu: 9am to 8pm
Fri - Sat: 9am to 5pm

► Phone

(620) 251-1370

​► Fax

(620) 251-1512

 

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