Dorothy Bramlage Public Library

230 W 7th St
Junction City, KS 66441

Library Board of Trustees
Friends of the Library Board

Library Hours

Mon–Thurs: 9:00 a.m.–9:00 p.m.
Fri: 9:00 a.m.–6:00 p.m.
Sat: 9:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.
Sun: 1:00 p.m.–5:00 p.m.

 Susan Moyer (
Assistant Director:
 Donna Porter (
Head of Circulation:
 Ashley Todd (
Head of Young People's Dep't:
 Kelly Liptak (

Winter Reading Adult | Winter Reading Youth

Reimagining Your Public Library

LIFE Spring 2020 | Adult Education | Adult Programs | Book Groups | Community Information Directory

Children & Teens Programs (Click and scroll to Youth Activities) | | Community Calendar | Library Calendar | About the Library/Get a Card

Computers/Printing | e-Books, etc. | Newspapers/Yearbooks | Proctoring | Tutoring


Brain HQ

Brain HQ Brain Training Games is provided in part with a donation from the Junction City Pilot Club. 

Friends of the Library

Book Sale setup

Friends of the Library is a nonprofit, charitable group that supports the library through fundraising activities, volunteerism, and public awareness campaigns. Library Friends have the opportunity to have a greater voice in the programs, collections, and services the library provides.

Friends of the Library Book Sale

The Friends of the Library Book Sale is an ongoing sale located at the North entrance of the library. Stop by during the library's regular hours to browse the selection of gently used books and other media.

Look out for sales! Throughout the year there will be bag sales, 2-for-1 sales, and other great discounts. Ask at the circulation desk if you're not sure which sale might be in effect.

Test Proctoring

The Reference Department provides this service to students in the Junction City/Ft. Riley area for both paper-based and online testing. Please read our Proctoring Guidelines before scheduling an appointment.

We require a 24 hour notification before a test can be scheduled.

If possible, please print and fill out our contact form and bring it with you

Contact Information
Official Proctor: Donna Porter, Assistant Director
Email address:

Tutoring Program

One-on-one help in a variety of subjects can be arranged through the library. Whether it's for school, work, or for yourself, the library can help find a tutor to suit your needs.

The library needs volunteer tutors to keep this program going. For more information or if you think you have what it takes to be a tutor, contact the library or read more here.

Community Information Directory

The 2019 Community Information Directory: A Directory of Resources and Services in the Junction City Area is available for viewing here. (Most recent update: February 2019)

You will need Adobe Reader to view this directory.

Adobe Reader icon

Hard copies of the 2019 Directory are available at the library.

Get your non-profit organization into the Directory. Call the Reference Desk at (785) 238-4311 or email

Computers & Printing

Adult sit down computers

Ten one-hour sit down computers and two 15-minute stand-up computers are available for adult patrons. No library card is required, and sign up is at the reference desk.

Some computers offer CAC/Smart Card readers, and all computers have internet access and printing capabilities unless otherwise specified.

Printing is ten cents ($0.10) per page. Patrons are responsible for every page that prints, so it is highly recommended to ask a member of the reference staff for help when printing.

Wireless internet is also available for public use. The wireless password of the day is displayed in the library. Wirless printing is not available.

For kids' and teens' computers, please visit the Young Peoples Department (select "Kids" or "Teens" at the top menu).

About Our Library

The Dorothy Bramlage Public Library serves the residents of Junction City, Ft. Riley, Geary County and surrounding areas. You are invited to visit the library and browse our collection of books, magazines, newspapers, videos, books-on-disc, and reference materials as well as utilize our high-speed Internet, print/copy/fax/scan, microform, research, voter registration, and notary services. You may call the Reference Desk at (785)238-4311 or contact us via email ( with your questions.

Get a Library Card

To check out materials and use some of our online resources, you will need a library card. To obtain a borrower's card, bring photo identification and proof of your current local mailing address to the library and complete an application. Your new library card will be issued at the time of application.

Parents may apply for cards for their children age 4 and older.

New card holders will be restricted to two items at any one time per card for thirty (30) days.

Employment Opportunities

Applications are accepted daily and are considered active for 6 months. Applicants are welcome to renew their applications at the end of their active period.

The Dorothy Bramlage Pubic Library is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Recruitment, hiring, and placement of employees is made without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, physical handicap, or national origin (except when age, sex or physical requirement is a bona fide occupational qualification.)

The Dorothy Bramlage Public Library Foundation is a 501(c)3 organization dedicated to raising awareness of the services and benefits of the library.  To this end the foundation:

  1. Organizes persons who are interested in promoting and maintaining the use and wellbeing of the library
  2. Raises funds to support the library by conducting various fundraising events to raise money for the expansion of the book collection, expansion of library services, and improvements and expansion of the building in which the library is located.
  3. Promotes reading and literature of all kinds and varieties,

The foundation has an established fund with the Greater Geary Community Foundation.

The foundation is operated by a seven member board of directors that includes two representatives from the library board, two representatives from the friends of the library and three at large representatives of the community.  The current members of the Dorothy Bramlage Public Library Board of Directors are: 

Linda Hoeffner, President
John Triplett, Vice-President
Michelle Custer, Treasurer
Vic Davis, Secretary
Karen Salyers
Scott Stuckey

Meeting schedule
The board meets quarterly at 5:30 p.m. on the second Thursdays of January, April, July and October.

2018 meeting schedule
January 11
April 12
July 12
October 11


Delivery Service

For homebound
patrons, we offer a
home delivery service.
Library Staff will select
materials for you based
on your preferences.
Call or email for
delivery or pick up

Fill out the online form to get started.

Events & LIFE Classes

Spring 2020 LIFE Schedule - PDF

Spring 2020 Adult Ed Schedule - PDF

Newsletter Sign Up


Stay up to date with all the latest library news & events by signing up for our newsletter!

NEW Make Payments Online

Online payment button

Our online payment option is now available. You can contribute to the library, Friends of the Library, DBPL @ DBPL (Donating Books to Promote Literacy), or the DBPL Foundation. You can also join or renew your Friends of the Library Membership. If you received a letter from Unique Management, our online payment option allows you to take care of your payment. Unique Management Payments are updated within 24–48 hours. If you have any questions about online payments, contact Ashley Todd—Head of Circulation, at or 785-238-4311.

Community History Archive

Paper and School Logos

Looking for an older news article or a yearbook from Junction City, or St Xavier High School? Check out our Community History Archive! No need to go through rolls of microfilm, or flip through a yearbook at the library. Just search for what you are looking for online!

Database currently includes:

Make sure you have the latest version of Adobe Reader installed for best results when using this external source. For extra help, see the Help Page, or contact the reference desk at 785-238-4311 or

We have a few gaps in our collection and we need your help to fill them! Following is a list of yearbooks that we unfortunately don't have a copy of. If you have one of these, and you're willing to donate it, we would love to add them to our collection. If you would like to help us out, please contact Reference Staff at
Thanks for your help!

Yearbooks Needed:

St. Xavier: 1900-1927, 1941-1946, 1953, 1958, 1959, 1963, 1965, 1966, 1968, 1996, 1997, 2005-2017

Junction City: 1949, 1950, 1978, 1979, 1989

AtoZdatabases: Search Jobs, Businesses, or Mailing Lists

The Premier Job Search, Reference, and Mailing List Database. The database includes 2.3 million job listings, 30 million business & executive profiles, 1.1 million healthcare professionals, and much more. Ideal for sales leads, mailing lists, market research, employment opportunities, finding friends and relatives, and much more!

Driving Test Help

Need extra help passing that drivng exam? Click the image above to find practice tests, and handbooks that will help you ace that exam!

Digital Books, Movies, etc.

Audiobooks & e-Books

Download eBooks, audiobooks, and movies for your computer or mobile devices. Kindle friendly!

Log in using your full Dorothy Bramlage Public Library card (14 OR 5 character) number and a pin of your choosing. If you have any questions please contact Reference Staff at, 785-238-4311, or visit the reference desk.

Check out the Sunflower/Overdrive app Libby! (For Android, iOS, and Windows PC)

Need other help with Sunflower eLibrary?

Digital Movies, TV shows, Music, and Audiobooks

Patrons with an active Dorothy Bramlage Public Library card can now borrow free movies, TV shows, music albums, ebooks, and audiobooks through Sign up online with your library card, then log in on your mobile device or PC to browse, borrow, and enjoy.

Patrons are allowed 10 check-outs per month (TV shows are checked out by the episode: one episode = 1 check-out).

WARNING: Check-out is NOT restricted by age.

eSequels link

Keep track of your favorite series using the eSequels database

State Library Resources

Click here
to navigate to the State Library of Kansas site where you can access research databases for school work, art, auto repair, health and medical, etc.; genealogy databases for family history research; language learning; and online/e-books for kids and adults.

This website requires an Internet Service Provider address in the state of Kansas to use. If you cannot use the links, you will need to log in with your Kansas Library eCard

Academic Databases

Academic databases such as MasterFile Premier and Student Research Center can be found on the left-hand side. Health & Medical and Business & Technology databases can be found on the right-hand side.

For databases aimed at kids grades K-9, click here.

Universal Class

Want to take a class? Learn something new? The Kansas State library's Universal Class is the place to go! From accounting, office skills, test prep, and teacher resourses. They have a class for almost anything.

click here to find a class.

Language Learning

Mango is an online language-learning system that can help you learn languages like English (for non-native speakers), Spanish, French, Japanese, German, Mandarin Chinese, Russian, Pirate, and more.

LearningExpress Library

Learning Express Library is an interactive learning center for students of all ages, from K-Adult. Practice tests and skill building are available once you register for an account.

"Centers" include Adult Learning, Job & Career, High School Equivalency (GED), College & College prep, and Recursos en español.

E-Books, Audiobooks, and Movies

A Kansas Library eCard may be required to use these resources. To sign up for an eCard, visit the reference desk at the library. You must be a Kansas resident and have photo ID available on request.

Library Board of Trustees

Linda Hoeffner, President

Michelle Custer, Vice-President

Jane Handlos, Treasurer

Abby Allen

Cecil Aska

Ricardo Vieyra

Stuart Wells

Mayor Dr. Pat Landes

2019/2020 Meeting Schedule

May 6- Planning Committee & Board of Trustees
November 4 - Building & Grounds Committee
November 11 - Board of Trustees
June 3 - Audit & Finance Committee
June 10 - Board of Trustees
December 2 - Policies Committee
December 9 - Board of Trustees
July 1 - Building & Grounds Committee
July 8 - Board of Trustees
January 6 - Planning Committee
January 13 - Board of Trustees
August 5 - Policies Committee
August 12 - No Board meeting
February 3 - Audit & Finance Committee
February 10 - Board of Trustees
September 3 - Planning Committee
September 9 - Board of Trustees
March  2 - Building & Grounds Committee
March  9 - Board of Trustees
October 7 - Audit & Finance Committee
October 14 - Board of Trustees
April 6 - Policies Committee
April 13 - Board of Trustees


All meetings are held at 5:30 p.m. in the Library meeting room unless otherwise noted.

Bold print indicates a departure from the regular meeting date (first Monday of the month for committees and second Monday of the month for the full Board) in an effort to avoid conflict with a holiday or special event.

Library & Community Calendar

Want to know what is going on in all of our community? Check out our community calendar for Junction City, Geary County, and Fort Riley by clicking here.