Notes from the Director


Our Goals

The Linwood Community Library operates according to a set of clearly defined goals based on the RISE Principles: to provide the best possible Reading, Information, Space, and Entertainment services to the Linwood Community.

The library is developing an action plan for the next several years based upon four main standards of service:

  • -Improve access to popular and frequently requested items and collections
  • -Provide our patrons with superior access to information that meets community needs
  • -Provide community space for productivity and entertainment
  • -Become more efficient in our use of space, money, and time

Linwood Library’s Core Principles: RISE


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November 19, 2020: Linwood Community Library received a Sunderland Foundation Grant for the purchase of an emergency generator.

August 31, 2020: The Linwood Community Library received $750 in support from the Kansas State Library CARES Act grant. With these funds, we expanded our digital collection and added the new Kanopy streaming service.

June 24, 2020: We were awarded a Humanities Kansas CARES Act Relief grant to help support the library!