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Library Courtesy Cards for Community Users

Library Courtesy Cards are issued at no charge to individuals 18 years of age and older. Applicants must show a photo I.D. when applying for a card. Courtesy Card holders are allowed to check out only five items (for example, books, CDs, and DVDs) at one time.

Services and Amenities


Wireless Laptops:

Checkout is for two hours, in library use only. Checkout will require leaving two forms of ID – for example, your student ID AND your driver's license – at the Circulation Desk.

Reference Service:

Available at the Circulation Desk or via email at: askmax@friends.edu

Online Database instruction is available!

Contact Max Burson at: 316–295–5521 or Kathy Delker at: 316–295–5808.

Display Boards:

Checkout is for one week to students, faculty, staff, and student organizations. 5 large display boards and 1 small display board are available.


Special Collections

Quaker Collection

The Lena Hadley Quaker Room and Mid America Yearly Meeting Room, both located in Edmund Stanley Library, contain a large collection of Quaker manuscripts, books, publications, and genealogy records as well as many Quaker family photographs and Yearly Meeting minutes and photographs dating back to the late 1800s. The Quaker collection is available for use by researchers by appointment by calling (316) 295–5880.

Friends University Archives

The Friends Archives housed in Edmund Stanley Library contains documents and artifacts dating back to when Friends was Garfield University. Garfield's 1886–1890 ledger is housed in this collection as well as Friends University publications such as the Talisman, a yearbook, and University Life, a newspaper.
The Singing Quakers' 33 1/3 LP albums and many photographs taken documenting the history of Friends University are also in this collection as well as manuscripts and artifacts from the Fellow – Reeve Museum.

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