Powerful Tools for Caregivers is an educational program designed to help family caregivers take care of themselves while caring for a relative or friend. You will benefit from this class whether you are helping a parent, spouse, friend, someone who lives at home, in a nursing home, or across the country.

Classes taught Wednesdays & one Monday, led by Deanna Turner & Kathy Lupfer-Nielson, K-State Research and Extension Family and Consumer Sciences District Agents.

Class Sponsors: Frank Carlson Library & K-State Research and Extension

NO COST - But Registration is Required.

Call (785) 243-8185 by August 25th to Register

Registration Extended Until August 29th!


The Library Will be CLOSED on September 1st for Labor Day.




The Frank Carlson Library

Welcome to the web site for the Frank Carlson Library, serving Concordia, Cloud County, and North Central Kansas.

The Frank Carlson Library's mission is to meet the educational, informational, and recreational needs of the community and surrounding area.

You are invited to explore this web site, which has been designed to be a helpful and practical guide to the library services available through the Frank Carlson Library. Comments and suggestions about the web site or library services in general are always welcome so that we can better serve you.

Address and Services

We hope that you will visit the library at 702 Broadway in Concordia, Kansas, where you will find a comfortable, inviting environment with services for people of all ages and interests.

  • Toys, games, and learning opportunities for children
  • Comfortable, well-lighted reading area for adults
  • Extensive genealogy and local history collection
  • Thousands of videos, DVDs, audiobooks, and more!
  • The Frank Carlson Room, celebrating the life of Concordia's most illustrious citizen

The Frank Carlson Library is a member of the Concordia Area Chamber of Commerce, a Charter Affiliate of the Kansas Center for the Book, a member of the the Central Kansas Library System, and receives hundreds of items for adults and kids from the CKLS Rotating Book Van six times each year.


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