The Conway Springs City Library recently welcomed new librarian Marsha Harrelson.
Harrelson accepted the position at the end of 2013. She retired from Cessna Aircraft in 2009 after 31 years in information technology and management of Cessna’s internal print shop.
“I am excited to be working at the city library and be surrounded by such wonderful books,” Harrelson said.
Harrelson, daughter of Norvella Burnett and the late Ray Burnett, has loved reading since she was a small child. In her youth, she checked out hundreds of books from the Conway Springs City Library.
“The library board has done a great job of remodeling and improving the library in recent years,” Harrelson said. “I would like to invite everyone in for a visit, see the nice facility and browse for your favorite book or author.”
The Conway Springs City Library currently has 11, 450 books. Many books popular authors, including Catherine Coulter, Janet Evanovich, Sue Grafton, John Grisham, Clive Cussler and James Patterson are available on the library shelves.
Additionally, the library offers children and adult fiction, Western, Kansas, Inspiration and Science/Nature sections among others. Large print and audio books are also available.
The city library also receives books from South Central Kansas Library Services. SCKLS provides a free rotating library service to Kansas communities. The Conway Springs City Library has more than 300 SCKLS books available for checkout.
Tuesday 10 a.m.-1 p.m., Wednesday
10 a.m.-1 p.m. and 2-7 p.m., and Thursday 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Librarian Marsha Harrelson can be reached at work, 620-456-2849.