Library Programs for Your Toddler

At the library we are committed to helping every child learn to read before they start school. Programs like our educational and interactive storytimes are, for many, the gateway to becoming a reader for life. The events nurture children’s social skills and give them a chance to be read to by someone different.

All Booked Up: The Civil War in Kansas

In this edition of All Booked Up, Diana gives you a sneak peek of an upcoming author talk with Debra Goodrich Bisel. The ladies talk about what surprised Bisel as she wrote The Civil War in Kansas. Non-historians and non-scholars will find Bisel’s book quite accessible. We hope to see you at her talk March 10.

Teen Tech Week 2013

Where would we be without technology? The Teen Advisory Board imagines how famous fictional stories would turn out if the characters had modern technology, with funny results in this video promoting Teen Tech Week. http://youtu.be/HORVay5Y5yY March 10-16, 2013 is Teen Tech Week at the library! Teen Tech Week is a chance to showcase the outstanding […]

Edible Book Festival 2013!

Edible Book Festival 2013 | Friday, April 5 | 5:30 – 8:30pm | Marvin Auditorium

Join us to celebrate the joys of books and food at the 7th Annual Edible Book Festival. The Festival is free, open to the public, and all ages are welcome. To participate, reserve your space by April 4 by calling the Sabatini Art Gallery at 785-580-4515. Don’t want to make a book? You can come to admire the creativity on display and enjoy a few snacks too.

Bean There, Read That: The Great Gatsby

As part of The Big Read 2013, “Bean There, Read That” will discuss The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald. This is one of my absolute favorite books and I remember reading it in high school and just hating it. It is probably because I skimmed it to make room for other homework and maintaining […]