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. 

Awards for Teen Books


Award Winners

Alex Awards
Presented annually in the U.S. by the Young Adult Library Services Association to authors of 10 adult books that have special appeal to teens.

Michael L. Printz Award
Awarded annually by the Young Adult Library Services Association for excellence in young adult literature. Named after a librarian from Topeka, Kansas.

William Allen White Award
A pair of awards presented annually for the best books of the year, as voted by students in the state of Kansas into categories, grades 3-5 and 6-8.