Adults

Beginner’s 3D Printing Workshop

Do you have questions about 3D printing? Come to our beginner’s workshop to learn how to use the library’s 3D printer.

We will walk through the process of finding a print-ready file online that you can print as is or
Online Databases and Resources survey

Take this Online Databases and Resources survey to let us know what you think about the resources provided by the State Library of Kansas that are available free to Kansas residents.




Here are a few of the
Library and Lunch - August

In July we will discuss
“Ordinary Grace”
by William Kent Krueger

We’ll meet on
Tuesday, August 14th
​ at 12 p.m.

Bring your lunch and join the discussion.
Movie Musical Mayhem - Hairspray

Celebrate "Libraries Rock" Adult Summer Reading with us and watch some iconic movie musicals! Attending this event counts as a stop on your tour badge. Feel free to sing along and have fun!

Movie: Hairspray

When:
Movie Musical Mayhem - Little Shop of Horrors

Celebrate "Libraries Rock" Adult Summer Reading with us and watch some iconic movie musicals! Attending this event counts as a stop on your tour badge. Feel free to sing along and have fun!

Movie: Little
Music Trivia

Adults, come to our music trivia contest on Friday, July 20th at 6 pm just after the library closes.

You can use one of the library's laptops to play or bring your own smart phone, tablet or laptop. Play individually or as a team. Questions will
Adult Summer Reading

Adult Summer Reading runs from June 1st through July 27th. No signup required.

Just pick up a tour badge at the front desk and turn in a drawing slip for every book you read.
See our Summer Reading page for details.

Movie Musical Mayhem - Little Shop of Horrors

Celebrate “Libraries Rock” Adult Summer Reading with us and watch some iconic movie musicals! Attending this event counts as a stop on your tour badge. Feel free to sing along and have fun!

Movie: Little Shop of Horrors

When: Wednesday, July 25th at 5:30 pm
Where: In the Cooper-Clark Meeting Room


Movie Musical Mayhem - Hairspray

Celebrate “Libraries Rock” Adult Summer Reading with us and watch some iconic movie musicals! Attending this event counts as a stop on your tour badge. Feel free to sing along and have fun!

Movie: Hairspray

When: Saturday, July 21st at 1:30 pm
Where: In the Cooper-Clark Meeting Room


Movie Musical Mayhem - Grease

Celebrate “Libraries Rock” Adult Summer Reading with us and watch some iconic movie musicals! Attending this event counts as a stop on your tour badge. Feel free to sing along and have fun!

Movie: Grease

When: Wednesday, July 18th at 5:30 pm
Where: In the Cooper-Clark Meeting Room


Library and Lunch - August

In July we will discuss
“Ordinary Grace”
by William Kent Krueger

We’ll meet on
Tuesday, August 14th
​ at 12 p.m.

Bring your lunch and join the discussion.


Movie Musical Mayhem - The Music Man

Celebrate “Libraries Rock” Adult Summer Reading with us and watch some iconic movie musicals! Attending this event counts as a stop on your tour badge. Feel free to sing along and have fun!

Movie: The Music Man

When: Saturday, July 14th at 1:30 pm
Where: In the Cooper-Clark Meeting Room


Native American Dances

On Tuesday, July 17 at 2 pm, come to the library to learn about Native American dances and traditions!

Ken Dixon and Regina Smith will present this special program. Dances range from men’s and women’s traditional dances, the grass dance, the fancy shawl and many more.


Movie Musical Mayhem - Singin In the Rain

Celebrate “Libraries Rock” Adult Summer Reading with us and watch some iconic movie musicals! Attending this event counts as a stop on your tour badge. Feel free to sing along and have fun!

Movie: Singin In the Rain

When: Wednesday, July 11th at 5:30 pm
Where: In the Cooper-Clark Meeting Room


Online Databases and Resources survey

Take this Online Databases and Resources survey to let us know what you think about the resources provided by the State Library of Kansas that are available free to Kansas residents.

Here are a few of the databases and resources currently offered:

General Research

  • Explora Multi-Search
  • Britannica – Public Library
  • Britannica – Academic
  • Agricola
  • Kansas Periodical Index
  • Legal Collection
Skill Builders

  • Auto Repair Reference Center
  • LearningExpress
  • Job & Career Accelerator
  • Mango Languages
  • Universal Class
  • CareerOneStop
History and Genealogy

  • Heritage Quest
  • Genealogy Connect
  • History Reference Center
  • Kansas History, 1854-1865
  • KS Genweb
Business and Technology

  • Business Source Premier
  • Small Business Reference Center
  • Computer Source
  • Vocational & Career Collection
Health

  • Consumer Health Complete
  • ProQuest Nursing & Allied Health
  • Gale Health Reference Collection
  • Psychology & Behavioral Sciences Collection
En Español

  • Enciclopedia Britannica Moderna
  • Fuente Academica
  • Recursos para Hispanohablantes
  • Mango Idiomas
  • Medic Latina

For more information, visit the Kansas State Library website.


Library Closed for the 4th of July

The Library will be closed for Independence Day on Wednesday, July 4th.

We will reopen at our regular time on Thursday.


Music Trivia

Adults, come to our music trivia contest on Friday, July 20th at 6 pm just after the library closes.

You can use one of the library’s laptops to play or bring your own smart phone, tablet or laptop. Play individually or as a team. Questions will cover classic artists like The Beatles and Elvis all the way up to artists of today as well as many kinds of music.

Attending this event counts as a stop on your Adult Summer Reading tour badge. You could also win a fun prize!


Library and Lunch - July

In July we will discuss
“The Music Shop”
by Rachel Joyce

We’ll meet on
Tuesday, July 10th
​ at 12 p.m.

Bring your lunch and join the discussion.


Celtic Knot Concert

Come to the library to hear Shawn and Allison Reynolds from Celtic Knot perform on Thursday, June 21st at 6 pm.
Their band plays traditional Celtic folk music from the British Isles and beyond.


Adult Summer Reading

Adult Summer Reading runs from June 1st through July 27th. No signup required.

Just pick up a tour badge at the front desk and turn in a drawing slip for every book you read.
See our Summer Reading page for details.


Craft - vinyl record clock

June 14th at 1 pm – Make a clock out of an old vinyl record. Amaze your friends with this fun craft project!

This craft is part of the Adult Summer Reading program and counts as a tour stop.

 

 


Movie - Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2, Adult Summer Reading

June 19th at 6 pm – Watch Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2. The movie counts as a tour stop for Adult Summer Reading.

A superhero fantasy adventure film about a group of misfits who traverse the outer reaches of the cosmos. They must fight to keep their newfound family together as they unravel the mysteries of one of their group’s true parentage.


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