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Hours and Contacts

Fall Hours:

Mon - Thurs:  7:30 am - midnight 
Fri: 7:30 am - 7:00 pm
Sat:  10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sun: 1:00 pm - midnight

Hours will vary for breaks, intersessions, late nights & holidays .

Phone: 785.628.4434
Fax: 785.628.4096
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Mailing Address:
   Forsyth Library
   600 Park Street
   Hays, KS 67601-4099
Physical Address:

   502 S. Campus Drive
   Hays, KS 67601-4696

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General Information

For a listing of Forsyth Library Services, visit our Services page.

 Book Return

There are two book drops located on the north exterior side of the Library between the main entrance doors. These book drops are available at all times.

There is a book drop located at the Service Desk in the lobby of the Library. It is available whenever the library is open.

InterLibrary Loan books should be returned to the One Stop Shop during regular library hours. 

Patrons are responsible for material(s) left on the counters and not placed in the book drops.

Coffee Bar

Located in the Roemer Lobby on Forsyth Library's main floor, our coffee bar offers a variety of coffee, tea and cappuccino. With 8 cappuccino flavors, hot cocoa, spiced cider, 3 different coffees, and 10 tea flavors, there is something for everyone.


Forsyth Library has two photocopiers for patron use.

Copiers are located on the main floor next to the Research Help Desk.. Copies are $0.05 each for white paper and $0.10 for color paper. Ask at the One Stop Shop desk if assistance is needed.

Two copiers are available to make prints from microfilm/microfiche. These are located in the center of the library's main floor and can be paid for at the Circulation Reserve desk (cash, credit or TigerCard). Copies are $0.05 each.

Printing from Library Computers

Forsyth Library offers self-serve printing from all library computers.

Self-serve print jobs sent from Windows (PC) and Macintosh stations print in black & white (default) or color. Printed items are available for pick-up at the One Stop Shop desk.

Print jobs default to black and white and two-sided. Settings need to be changed to print single sided documents and/or color.
Printing rates are $.05 for black and white and $.50 for color. 

Lost and Found

The Lost and Found is located at the One Stop Shop desk on the main floor of the library.


The Library staff does not page individuals over the public address system.


There are restrooms located on each floor of the library, all in the northeast corner of the floor.

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