The Kansas Library Association (KLA) is pleased to announce that the Wellsville City Library in Wellsville, Kansas has been named the 2021 Best Small Public Library in Kansas. This award is presented annually and is co-sponsored by KLA and Auto-Graphics, Inc. The Wellsville City Library will be honored during the Kansas Library Conference, October 27-29, in Wichita, Kansas. Award winning libraries are presented with a traveling banner to hang in their library, a plaque, and a check for $500 from Auto-Graphics, Inc. This presentation will take place during the State Librarian and Awards Luncheon on Thursday, October 28 at noon.

The Wellsville City Library was selected as the 2021 Best Small Public Library in Kansas for providing innovative programming to their community. The Best Small Public Library Award was created by regional library consultants, in conjunction with the Kansas Library Association, to recognize creative and excellent library services, programs or activities in a service community of less than 5,000.