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During these uncertain times, the board and staff at the WPLF send well wishes to you who have supported the Library, the Foundation, and our community. The Library has many digital services cardholders can use to stay informed and entertained during Library closures! Don't have a library card? No worries! Call the Library at 216-261-8500 Monday-Saturday from 10a.m. - 6 p.m. to get a free library card!
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A message from our CEO & President, Kristi Oberg
Amid our current challenges, it's important to celebrate our past successes.Your generosity created innovative programs and services. Here are just a few: •1 million walk-in visits translated to 2 million checkouts. •78,000 residents attended 5,400 programs. •Public internet computers were accessed of 125,713 times. •Wireless sessions totaled 104,023. •The use of children's materials increased to 691,195 . •Patrons accessed 4,244 technology training sessions. •Teen and children partook in 1,710 programs with 55,634 attendees.
Friends provide a match grant for Library Giving Day
To celebrate the 2020 Library Giving Day on April 23rd, the Friends of the Wichita Public Library has offered to match every $100 donation dollar-for-dollar, up to $2,000. All gifts will underwrite children's programming, like Kansas Reads to Preschoolers. We thank the Friends of the Wichita Public Library for supporting the Library through this special celebration!
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