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Capitol Building
300 SW 10th Ave, Room 312-N
Topeka, KS 66612

785-296-3296 or 800-432-3919 (KS Only)

Talking Books:
620-341-6280 or 800-362-0699 (KS Only)

Legislative Hotline:
800-432-3924 (KS Only)

Monday - Friday 8am-5pm

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for questions about eCard, eBooks, Audiobooks or Digital Resources.

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Name Title Email Phone
Walling, Ray Acting State Librarian 785-296-5466
Roupe, Cindy Director of Reference 785-296-5437
Hixon, Jeff Director of Statewide Services 785-296-3154
Lang, Michael Director of Kansas Talking Books 620-341-6287

Topeka Staff 

Name Title Email Phone
Boswell, Tracey Reference Librarian 785-296-2149
Burrell, Laura Technical Support Consultant 785-296-2610
Casement, Donna Reception Manager 785-296-3296
Hansen, Nikki Resource Sharing Librarian 785-296-5110
Heard, Dakota Reference Librarian 785-296-4673
Philippi, Trista Library Assistant 785-296-3296
Ragsdale, Jennifer Executive Administrative Assistant 785-296-4254
Rurode, Brett Cataloging & ILL Librarian 785-296-1318
Schafer, Andy Digital Collections Librarian 785-296-8152
Smith, Alice LSTA & State Data Coordinator 785-296-2008
Sowers, Bill Kansas Documents, Cataloging Librarian 785-296-0265
Taylor, Erika Statewide Services Assistant 785-296-2146
Tenfelde-Dubois, Sarah Legislative Reference Librarian 785-296-1472
Troxel, Rita ILL Library Assistant, Federal Documents Assistant 785-296-3875
Wolf, Vicky Cataloging/Kansas Documents Library Assistant 785-296-6865

Talking Books Staff (Emporia) 

Name Title Email Phone
Brinkman, Jason Library Assistant 620-341-6280
Calhoon, Dylan Patron Services Manager 620-341-6285
Diggs, Amanda Production Manager 620-341-6282
Peck, Debbie Circulation Clerk 620-341-6280
Renfro, Nataly Machine Clerk 620-341-6283
Witte, Maggie Lead Readers’ Advisor/Outreach Librarian 620-341-6281