Mission Statement

  • The citizens of Guymon will be provided literacy opportunities from young children learning to appreciate a story to new immigrants learning to read, write and speak English.
  • The citizens of Guymon will have the opportunity to embrace the power of the internet by using the library’s computers, wifi and connecting to the library through its virtual branch consisting of databases, a webpage and Facebook.
  • The citizens of Guymon will have opportunities to stimulate their imaginations by reading, viewing and listening for pleasure and lifelong learning.
  • The citizens of Guymon will have the opportunity to discover their roots through genealogy research and explore the history, resources and services of the local community.
  • The citizens of Guymon will have a comfortable place to express creativity and appreciation for the arts and explore career development and life choices regarding health and wealt


We’ll be adding policies to the website soon.

Library Board

The Library Board is made up of individuals in the Guymon community who serve in an advisory capacity to the Library Director. Currently, the Board is comprised of the following members:

  • Evlyn Schmidt- Chairwoman
  • Donna Drebes-Vice Chairwoman
  • Mitch Egger
  • Chris Shade


The Guymon Public Library & Arts Center opened its doors at 1718 N. Oklahoma Street on September 3, 2013. Funds for the new building were generated with a one-cent sales tax for Capital Improvements in the City of Guymon, The American Recovery and Reinvestment Act through a grant from the USDA and a donation from the Nash Foundation.

Guymon Public Library & Arts Center


Library staff are employed through the City of Guymon. The application for employment can be found here. Applications can be returned to the Guymon Public Library and Arts Center or City of Guymon City Hall.

There are currently no available openings.

2020 Holiday Hours

The following is a list of scheduled closings for the Guymon Public Library and Arts Center. Other closings, including those for inclement weather, will be posted on the Library’s Facebook page and the main page of the Library’s website.

  • Closed January 1st for New Year’s Day
  • Closed February 17th for President’s Day
  • Closed April 20th for Good Friday
  • Closed May 25th for Memorial Day
  • Closed July 3rd for Independence Day
  • Closed September 7th for Labor Day
  • Closed November 11th for Veterans Day
  • Closed November 26th, 27th, and 28th for Thanksgiving
  • Closed December 24th and 25th for Christmas