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SLK Advisory Board, SLK programs and services, library legislation, resource licensing, communications

Jo Budler, State Librarian 785-296-5466
Barbara Turner, Administrative Officer 785-296-4254 
Alan Pine, Library Services Technician 785-296-2610
Candace LeDuc, Communications Coordinator 785-291-3230


Public Services
  • Reference assistance, materials/ collections, federal & state documents
  • Kansas government information, bill tracking
  • Kansas census, Kansas statistics
Cindy Roupe, Director, Public Services 785-296-5437
Donna Casement, Receptionist/Circulation Assistant 785-296-3296
Brian Herder, Legislative Reference Librarian 785-296-4673
Sarah Tenfelde-Dubois, Reference Librarian 785-296-1472
Tom Roth, Interlibrary Loan 785-296-4326
Rita Troxel, ILL Library Assistant, Federal Documents Assistant 785-296-3875
Bill Sowers, Head of Cataloging 785-296-0265
Vicky Wolf, Cataloging/KS Docs Library Assistant 785-296-6865
Peter Haxton, State Data Center Coordinator / LSTA Coordinator 785-296-2008


Statewide Services
  • Kansas Library Catalog (KLC) and KICNET interlibrary loan (ILL), Statewide databases, Digital library materials (OneClickdigital, 3M Cloud Library, Freading and TumbleBooks) 
  • E-rate and technology plans, Kansas Children's Internet Protection Act (KS-CIPA), Kansas Library Directory, technical assistance.
  • Library Development & continuing education (including training on topics of interest, statewide initiatives, database use).
Jeff Hixon, Director, Statewide Services 785-296-3154
Lianne Flax, Online Services and Programming Librarian 785-296-8152
Rhonda Machlan, Resource Sharing Specialist 785-296-5110
Patti Peterson, Resource Sharing Specialist 785-296-4105
Megan Schulz, Coordinator, Continuing Education and Innovative Technology 785-296-2146

Early Literacy, Lifelong Learning

Summer reading program, 6 by 6 | Ready to Read

Anna Foote, Early Literacy/Lifelong Learning Coordinator 785-296-2827

Kansas Talking Books

Talking Book services, qualifications, forms, equipment, resources

Toni Harrell, Director, Talking Book Service 620-341-6287
Steve Rinker, Patron Services Librarian 620-341-6285
Dana Carter, Lead Readers' Advisor/Outreach Coordinator 620-341-6281
Hillary McHenry, Library Assistant/Production Manager 620-341-6282
Debbie Peck, Machine Clerk 800-362-0699
Kathy DeLong, Machine Clerk 620-341-6283
Christy Jarvis, Circulation Clerk 800-362-0699
Linda Jones, Circulation Clerk 800-362-0699

Last update: 4/3/2014

|     Last modified: Apr 03, 2014