The State Library of Kansas houses government, legislative and historical records. The State Library is a state agency housed on the third floor of the Capitol building's north wing. In addition to the documents held in the State Library's collection, the location provides space for patrons to read, make copies or use one of the public computers on the west side.

The State Library also maintains digital databases for state agencies and research and historical databases for the general public. Digital collections also include eBooks, audiobooks, and online resources for Kansans. The State Library also oversees the Talking Books program, which provides support and specialized materials to eligible Kansans.

Leadership includes the State Librarian, and directors of Reference, Statewide Services and the Talking Books program. 

Interior of the State Library rich wood, original stenciling, rows of shelved library books
Image of the east side of the Kansas State Capitol Building, as seen from the Landon building

Employment at the State of Kansas

First day of employment coverage under the State’s comprehensive medical and prescription drug coverage and dental plan.
Additional voluntary options including vision, hospital indemnity, accident and critical illness insurance plans and flexible spending accounts.
Retirement and deferred compensation programs
Sick & Vacation leave
Work-Life Balance programs: parental leave, military leave, jury leave, funeral leave
Paid State Holidays (designated by the Governor annually)
Employee discounts with the STAR Program
Learning Quest 529 Savings Plan for postsecondary education savings

The State Library of Kansas is committed to emphasizing the importance of diversity, equity and inclusivity throughout all aspects of State of Kansas employment policies and practices in order to provide for a workforce that is representative of the diversity of the State’s population and a workplace that is comfortable for all employees.

Further information on State of Kansas benefits provided here.

Nearby Amenities

A short walk to Evergy Plaza, boutique shopping and 30+ restaurants 
Near Monroe School, home of the Brown v. Board National Historic Site
Short commutes from long-standing neighborhoods and community schools in the Topeka area (for positions officed in Topeka)
Thirty minutes to Lawrence, KS
One hour from Manhattan, KS 
One hour from Kansas City, home of numerous history, art and sports museums, entertainment venues and award-winning restaurants