In this edition of connectnow magazine, learn about a new reading program for babies. Plus, find out how babies to 12th graders can read (or be read to) for prizes. And, important information for patrons of our annual Friends of the Library booksale.
This is the issue for information on SummerFest programming. Find out what fun things the kids can do at the library this summer. For the adults… for home improvement ideas without the sales pitch come to the library. A new Home Improvement neighborhood will be dedicated to the do-it-yourselfer. Another new neighborhood on Pets has information on subjects ranging from pet training to non-traditional pets. Both neighborhoods open this summer.
Check out the Library’s magazine, connectnow online. The library is continually evolving to make browsing our stacks easier. That service expands with the launch of two one-stop browsing areas, the Cooking and Lawn & Garden neighorhoods, in April. Plus, learn why this year’s El Dia de los Ninos/El Dia de los Libros, scheduled for April 29, will be better than ever.
We are finishing out this amazing year of commemorating KS 150 with the following list of programs. 8 Wonders of Kansas Guidebook with author Marci Penner Meet the author and learn about this fascinating book filled with over 800 photos of the 216 entries in the 8 Wonders of Kansas contests. Entry categories include […]
Check out the Library’s magazine, connectnow online.
The library is here to assist your tax needs. That service may be more valuable than you think as the state Department of Revenue aims to change the way you file your taxes. Plus, the community will come together in February for Kansas Reads. Find out what high-profile Kansan will be visiting the library (on page 1 of connectnow).
Check out the January 2010 connectnow magazine online.
The library is changing the way it mails books. Our audiobooks and DVDs are on the move. And, why you might want to turn to the library for help with your upcoming New Year’s Resolution.
Check out the October/November 2009 connectnow magazine online. The library will host a speech by an esteemed former member of the military Nov. 5. Also inside this issue: Important information about late fees and an appearance by a famous children’s author.
A delightful collage of Kansas stories and folksongs Sunday, January 23 3:00–4:00 pm Marvin Auditorium Talented library staff will bring Kansas to life as they entertain you with classic stories of our state’s earlier times. Lively songs about life on the Plains will be performed by native Kansas folk musicians Kelly & Diana Werts. Enjoy a […]
52 Videos for Kansas’ 150th Every object has a story, and stories build history. To commemorate 150 years of Kansas’ statehood, we’re telling the stories of 52 objects selected from our permanent collection in videos on our website. These works of art and artifacts represent our collective state history and cultural diversity. Find something new […]
Thursday, January 13 7:00-8:30 pm Marvin Auditorium Keenan our talented song-writing guitarist will take you on a musical trail of historical times in Kansas Jim Hoy from the Kansas Humanities Council also presents: The customs, traditions, stories, crafts and songs of our folklore both bind us to our neighbors and distinguish us from them. Delve into […]
A new look online and in print! Tell us what you think by tapping into this blog posting. Inside you’ll also find some of Gary Clarke’s animal adventures and easy and free access to job-hunting resources, not to mention hundreds of free events for kids, teens and adults.