Access Account Online
Use My Account link at top of the Library's website to log in with full card number and password. Once logged in items can be renewed, pay fines with PayPal, view guarantee's checkouts if applicable, place holds and access digital content.
Patrons may return items inside the Library, in the book and media returns at the main desk, outside the Library via the book drop, or at the Dillon’s book drop (720 Eisenhower Rd). Leavenworth Library materials can be returned at any NExpress consortium library, including Lansing Community Library.
A hold is a reservation placed on an item in the NEXT catalog. When the item arrives at the Library you will be notified based on your account preferences: email, phone or postcard. The item remains at the main desk for 7 days allowing time to pick it up. Holds are the best way to get the newest items in the catalog faster, and to access items from other consortium libraries.
For instructions on how to place a hold view the Borrowing Services page.
Patrons can grant account access and circulation privileges to another person. An authorized user can pick up holds, check items out, inquire about the account and pay fines but is not permitted to use the card for library computer access.
Authorized users must show a photo id or their Library card to confirm identity before staff will perform any transaction on the authorized account. Staff may ask for details, like date of birth or address, on the authorized account to confirm proper account is being accessed.
Interlibrary loan (ILL) requests can be made for items not found in the NExpress catalog. For more details visit the Interlibrary Loan Services page
Kansas Library e-Card
The State Library of Kansas offers residents of Kansas access to databases, e-books and other content funded by the State of Kansas. Home access to these resources require a Kansas Library e-Card. To obtain a State Library e-card see Reference staff.
Computer & Internet Access
Leavenworth library and NExpress cardholders are granted two hours of access each day on library computer terminals. You will need your library card number and associated password. If you forgot your card number or password, please check with library staff.
Visitors who do not have a Leavenworth Public Library card, or card from a NExpress library may request a fifteen minute computer guest pass. Adults must show a photo id with birth date to receive a guest pass. Minors must be accompanied by a parent or guardian to receive a guest pass.
Free WiFi is available throughout the building. Laptops can be checked out for up to one day on an in-house basis. Laptops connect to the internet through the WiFi network. No password is required.
The Library offers a scanner for public use. Staff will guide patrons through the scanning process.
The Jahn and East rooms are public use. The meeting rooms are available at no charge to individuals, groups, or organizations engaged in educational, civic, and cultural activities.
Gifts or donations of books or other material are accepted with the understanding that the materials may be used or disposed of as the Library determines is appropriate. The Library will not accept any material that is moldy, foul smelling or otherwise damaged or in poor condition. The Library will not accept textbooks or sets of encyclopedias that are three (3) or more years out-of-date.
Monetary and material donations to the Leavenworth Public Library are tax deductible under section 170(c)(1) of the Internal Revenue Code. Valuation of the material donation is the responsibility of the donor. The Library will provide documentation acknowledging accepted donations.
Tax deductible monetary donations may also be made to the Leavenworth Public Library Foundation.
To inquire if volunteer opportunities are available, contact the Library at 913-682-5666 to speak with the Assistant Director (ext. 9200) or Youth Services Supervisor (ext. 9300). A volunteer application is required to be on file.