Heads up! The Olathe libraries will be closed on Monday, October 14 for staff training.
The new Indian Creek opens on October 19, 2019! In preparation, the temporary Indian Creek location closed on September 8, 2019.
Please note service changes during the transition.
Members of the Olathe Public Library Advisory Board are appointed by the mayor of Olathe for a four-year term. Board members may be appointed for an additional term.
The board meets on the third Wednesday of the month at 4:00 pm at the Downtown Library, Compton Board Room, unless otherwise noted. Beginning in October of 2019, the board will meet monthly at the Indian Creek Library. Meetings are open to the public.
2019 Meeting Schedule
February 20 (Storytime Room, Downtown Library)
March 20 (Storytime Room, Downtown Library)
October 16 (Indian Creek)
November 20 (Indian Creek)
December 18 (Indian Creek)
Library Advisory Board Members
To meet the lifelong informational, educational and recreational needs of the community through quality services and resources.
The library actively pursues a role as the primary information center in the community. Accurate and useful information is provided to the citizenry through the use of technology and resource materials. Further emphasis is placed upon young children and their families through materials and services which will encourage reading and lifelong learning. In addition, the Library features current, high-demand materials of popular interest for users of all ages in various formats.
Respect for People
We value the differing, evolving needs and opinions of customers and staff of all ages and one another.
Commitment to Service
We provide prompt, courteous services at all times in facilities that are welcoming and safe.
Commitment to Leadership
Our board and administrators provide leadership that positions Olathe Public Library to achieve its vision.
Commitment to Equal Access
We provide our customers with equal access to information.
We use public and private resources in an accountable manner.