Past Librarians

1876  –  1877 Mrs. M.F. Silsbee

1877  – 1880  Mrs. Searles

1880 – 1881  Annie M. Rhines

1881 – 1882  Mrs. Silsbee

1882 – 1883 Mrs. P.D. Kincaid

1883 – 1885 Mrs. L.A. Miller

1885 – 1886  Flossie W. Lee

1886 – 1886  Miss Ella G. Rockafellar

1886 – 1914 Miss Emma Christ

Notes:  In 1901 Miss Ileta Harrison served as librarian.

It is unclear when Emma Christ’s position ended.  According to Peabody the First 100 Years, published June 1971 by the Peabody Gazette-Herald and reprinted April 1988 by Homestead Print, Peabody, Kansas, page 32 (latter edition), “the new library opened for business on April 18, 1914, with a new librarian, Mrs. Mable Mullikan.  She served until her death in 1926.  However, Emma Christ was librarian according to The Peabody Gazette-Herald, April 23, 1914.

1914 – 1926  Mrs. Mable Mullikan

1926 – Mrs. G. K. Davidson

? – February  1926  Miss Charlotte Willoughby

1926 – 1970  Miss Gladys Hoyt

1970 – 2000  Mrs. Ruth Burkholder and Mrs. Mary Lou Grosse

1997 – 2011  Mrs. Mildred Buller and Mrs. Neva Dyck

2011 –  Rev. Rodger L. Charles