Welcome to the website for the Great Bend Public Library! The library’s mission is to connect people, information, and ideas to support the best quality of life for our community.

Due to a county-wide mandate effective tonight, all patrons entering the library, starting TOMORROW Wednesday the 25th, will be asked to wear masks while visiting. Anyone wishing not to wear a mask is welcome to use our curbside and digital services. We appreciate your understanding and compliance with this new order. If you have any questions or would like assistance with any of our service’s feel free to call us or email us at (620)-792-2409, gbcirc@gmail.com.


Reliable information resources about covid-19

Stay up-to-date with these trusted sources and factual information.

     The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention [CDC] will provide information as it becomes available, in addition to updated guidance

     It is important to remember to share facts and not fear

     Barton County Public Health has regularly updated information, as well as a toll free number to call for more information

     The Kansas Department of Health and Environment is handling all testing for COVID-19

Take these steps to protect yourself.

     The most important thing to do at this time is to wash your hands often and avoid close contact with people who are sick

     Globally, the World Health Organization continuously provides updates with helpful information for individuals and the workplace