UPDATE: KLE Courier resumed services on May 18th, with delivery of items in Henry Industries’ warehouses only. On May 26th the courier continued delivery services and began pick-up of backlogged items from libraries. On June 8th KLE libraries began to introduce new ILL items into the courier system for pick up and delivery.
KLE Courier resumed connection with Colorado libraries via Blue Sky effective July 1st.
At this time, KLE Courier is NOT connecting with our out-of-state partners; Trans-Amigos Express.
Here is a link that is keeping track of library open/closures and courier statuses across the state of Kansas. Please note, there is a ‘courier’ column. https://kslib.info/1438/Library-Closings
Kansas Library Express (KLE), the Kansas interlibrary courier service, provides library users with rapid and direct access to library resources. Kansas Library Express connects more than 350 libraries throughout Kansas with a convenient and cost effective delivery service that expands the ability of libraries to readily share their collections for the benefit of library users.
Kansas Library Express is a service of the participating libraries, the State Library of Kansas, and the regional systems of cooperating libraries.
Kansas Library Express is committed to providing reliable and efficient courier service to participating libraries throughout Kansas. Delivery days and times are established for all participating libraries based on their service request and courier company’s routing requirements with available delivery options of either 3 or 5 days per week. Day-to-day management of this service is provided by the Northeast Kansas Library System (NEKLS), which is contracting the actual delivery service to Henry Industries Courier Networks, a professional courier delivery company with an extensive statewide network. Libraries interested in joining the Kansas Library Express service, or with any questions about the service, should contact NEKLS at any time:
Caroline Handwork, Courier Services Coordinator: firstname.lastname@example.org