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:
    Cheryl Jorgensen (
Head of Circulation:
    Donna Porter (
Head of Young People's Dep't:
    Christa Beemer (

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Adult Programs | Book Groups | Young Peoples Department

About the Library/Get a Card | Computers/Printing | e-Books, etc. | Newspapers/Yearbooks | Proctoring | Tutoring

Friends Gift Basket Drawing

April 5–May 17

Gift Baskets

View the Gift Basket Contents!

$1 per ticket (suggested donation)

Tickets available at the circulation desk.

Winners will be announced on May 18.

All items donated by local businesses, organizations, and Friends members. All proceeds go to the Friends of the Dorothy Bramlage Public Library in support of the library and community literacy.

Seed Swap

Seed Swap Table

"Check out" packets of seeds at the library! It's a fun way to try new seeds...and it's free!

Just pick out your seeds and plant them, then bring back what you don't use.

Stop by the display table adjacent to the circulation desk to browse our selection of seeds. Then bring your choice to the circulation desk and swap it for a packet.

1 packet per patron please.

Friends of the Library Book Sale

$3.00 Bag Sale

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 T-Shirts

T-shirts from the Friends of the Dorothy Bramlage Public Library are available for purchase. Sizes range from Small (Shown in the picture) to Extra Large and are priced at $20 each.

Proceeds go towards programs and services at the library.

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: Cheryl Jorgensen, 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 2017 Community Information Directory: A Directory of Resources and Services in the Junction City Area is available for viewing here. (Most recent update: 2/2/17)

You will need Adobe Reader to view this directory.

Adobe Reader icon

Hard copies of the 2017 Directory are available at the library.

Get your organization into the Directory. Fill out this form and return it to the library. (If the form does not function properly in-browser, you may have to download it to your computer)

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).

Digitized Yearbooks

Junction City High School and St. Xavier Catholic High School yearbooks have been digitized for your convenience! Patrons will now be able to flip through the yearbooks even if they can't make it into the library.

Years currently available for download:

JCHS 1964–2009
ST.X 1951–2004

Digitized Daily Union Newspapers

Back issues of the Daily Union have caught up to the digital age. Instead of scrolling through rolls upon rolls of microfilm, patrons need only enter keywords or know the dates they're looking for.

Find the digitized newspaper here.

Newspapers range from 1861–January 2016. That's our entire newspaper microfilm collection!

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

NEW e-Book Resource

TotalBoox logo

TotalBoox is available through the State Library of Kansas and made for mobile devices. Compatible with Apple, Android, and Kindle Fire—Get the app from your device's app store.  Using the program on a PC will limit the functions to browsing and downloading to your device. You will need your State Library Card number to access this resource. (For information on obtaining a State Library Card, see the State Library e-Book resources below)

AtoZdatabases: Search Jobs, Businesses, or Mailing Lists

Free to use by logging in with your library card – No card needed if used within the library! Don't have a card? See how to get one.

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!

Cardholders have free access to, where you can watch video tutorials to learn business, technology, and creative skills at your own pace.

Simply use your full library card number and login password to sign in.

If you have not yet set up your password, please click here.

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 Emily King at, 785-238-4311, or visit the reference desk.

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, 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 on a rolling basis (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.

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.

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

There are currently no open positions.

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.)

Library Board of Trustees

Linda Hoeffner, President

Michelle Custer, Vice-President

Stefanie Zimmerman, Treasurer

Montika Allen-Atkinson

Laurie Crites

Jane Handlos

Cleo Jones

Mayor Phyllis Fitzgerald

2016/2017 Meeting Schedule

May 2 - Planning Committee
May 9 - Board of Trustees

June 6 - Audit & Finance Committee
June 13 - Board of Trustees

July 5 - Building & Grounds Committee
July 11 - Board of Trustees

August 1 - Policies Committee
August 8 - No Board meeting

September 6 - Planning Committee
September 12 - Board of Trustees

October 3 - Audit & Finance Committee
October 10 - Board of Trustees

November 7 - Building & Grounds Committee
November 14 - Board of Trustees

December 5 - Policies Committee
December 12 - Board of Trustees

January 2 - Planning Committee
January 9 - Board of Trustees

February 6 - Audit & Finance Committee
February 13 - Board of Trustees

March 6 - Building & Grounds Committee
March 13 - Board of Trustees

April 3 - Policies Committee
April 10 - 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.

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