Welcome Library Patrons!
The Kanab City Library has grown in its 100 years into a multi-media facility with many vital services to enrich the community. Please explore this website to find the ways in which your library can help you.
Kanab City Library Centennial Celebration Essay
To help us celebrate the 100 year anniversary of our library, we are seeking Kanab City library patrons to share their vision of how our library will be another 100 years from now. Citizens of all ages are invited to submit one page (750 words, double spaced) essays on the theme “Kanab City Library in 2115.”
Please electronically submit your vision to email@example.com with KANAB LIBRARY 2115 in the subject column or drop off hard copies at the library. Deadline for all submissions is Friday, July 31st at noon.
A few essays will be chosen for inclusion in our Kanab City Library Centennial Celebration Booklet and writers will be invited to share essays at the Centennial Open House Event to be held on Saturday, September 12, 2015, 11am. Happy Writing!
Celebrate Kanab Library’s Centennial
Mayor Houston has proclaimed 2015 as the Official Centennial Year for the Kanab City Library . Read the Centennial Proclamation.
Special activities are planned for each month so that you can help us to celebrate! Your first challenge is to read 100 books in the year 2015 – if you do so you will earn a reward. Please see our events page for a list of other activities. The library will also be selling commemorative items like t-shirts – $15.00, Mugs – $5.00. We also have bumper stickers, key rings and a new library card!
Also, if you or someone you know has memories of the former Kanab Public Library or if you have any knowledge of Kanab’s previous librarians, we need your help! We are looking for: photos of the former libraries/locations, photos and/or information about the librarians and anyone else who may have been instrumental in establishing the Kanab City Library. Please email the library if you can help to fill in some information: firstname.lastname@example.org
Story Time Returns!
On Thursdays, from 11:00 am to noon, beginning on June 11th, all children between the ages of 5 – 8 years of age are invited to join a special centennial year story time fun. Dicki Robinson and the library staff are planning some wonderful events including special guests, presentations and excursions! Read the Complete Story Time Schedule This 8 week-long tradition goes by very quickly, so be sure to get your child involved in all of the excitement! Please call the library if you have questions.
Did you know?
The Kanab City Library has many Handy Services for your benefit and convenience. For example, you can send a fax, make copies, scan a document or photo, print, laminate, use a computer, use free WiFi with your own device, and check out playaways to allow you to listen to books at home? There are so many services, we have devoted an entire web page to explain them to you, so please follow the links in this paragraph to learn about what we offer!
Pioneer, Utah’s Online Library, now has a streaming video service as part of OverDrive which allows you to download e-books, audio books and other materials. You need a library card and a password to log on to use OverDrive. (Call the library for the password.)
In the library, we also have special collections of materials for every interest, for example:
1. Our Southwestern Collection covers many topics that are specific to the four corners states of Utah, Arizona, Colorado and New Mexico as well as locations closer to home. If you are looking for information about travel, recreation, national parks, history, culture, art or literature specific to the southwest, begin your browsing right here.
2. We also have a Special Collection of materials that are relevant to our specific location of Utah and Kanab. If you have a need for research materials related to local history, check with our Library Director, Dicki Robinson, to find out how to access this information.
Bulletin Board News:
Please take a look at the beautiful bulletin boards that Kathryn Keys creates in the Children’s Room on a monthly basis. Her work is inspired! Thank you, Kathryn!