Contact Us


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

Need assistance? Pick a help desk:

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

for Research Assistance or Reference questions. for Live Chat during business hours (M-F 8am-5pm)


Name Title Email Phone Additional Phone
Walling, Ray C. State Librarian 785-296-5466  
Lang, Michael Director of Kansas Talking Books 620-341-6287  
Schafer, Andy Director of Statewide Services 785-296-8152  
Smith, Alice Director of Library Development 785-296-2008  
Tenfelde-Dubois, Sarah Director of Reference Services 785-296-5437  

Topeka Staff 

Name Title Email Phone Additional Phone
Casement, Donna Reception Manager 785-296-3296  
Foster, Laura Technical Support Consultant *Agency Support Only 785-296-2610  
Grote, Leah Reference Librarian 785-296-1472  
Hansen, Nikki Resource Sharing Librarian 785-296-5110  
Heard, Dakota Legislative Reference Librarian 785-296-4673  
Hitch, Catherine Executive Administrative Assistant 7852964254  
Philippi, Trista Library Assistant 785-296-3296  
Reidell, Hannah Reference Librarian 785-296-2149  
Rurode, Brett Cataloging & ILL Librarian 785-296-0265  
Taylor, Erika Statewide Services Assistant 785-296-2146  
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 Additional 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