The Dr. Ronald W. Walters Branch Library, located at 4195 E. Harry, is now open

The Dr. Ronald W. Walters Branch Library is Wichita’s newest branch library, located in southeast Wichita.The branch is named for Dr. Ronald W. Walters (1938-2010), an author, speaker, and scholar of African American politics. As president of the Wichita youth chapter of the N.A.A.C.P. in July 1958, he organized the Dockum Drug Store Sit-In, one of the first lunch counter sit-ins of the civil rights movement.

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