Library and Lunch – October 2019

thirteenth tale

In October we will discuss
“ The Thirteenth Tale” by Diane Setterfield

We’ll meet on
Tuesday, October 8th ​
at 12 p.m.

Bring your lunch and join the discussion.

Comfort for Critters

pug dog in blanket

On Thursday, Sept. 19th and again on Oct. 3rd from 2 to 4 pm, we’re getting together to make knotted fleece blankets that will be donated to the Liberal animal shelter for the cats and dogs there.

Please signup for the Sept. 19th session and/or the Oct. 3rd session.

You could also help by donating fleece for the blankets. Donations are needed by Sept. 16th.

Recipe Swap – September 2019


Join us for Recipe Swap and share your favorite recipe with fellow patrons who share your passion — cooking!

Every month is a different theme! This month’s theme is “Chicken and Waffles”, breakfast recipes or any recipes that include chicken.

When: Tuesday, September 24th at 6:30 p.m.
Where: In the Cooper-Clark Meeting Room

Game Day for Adults

cards dice

Play board or card games like Mexican Train Dominoes, Card Bingo, or the card game “5 Crowns.”  For adults only.

Signup online or at the Circulation desk.

When: Wednesday, September 18th at 2 p.m.
Where: In the Cooper-Clark meeting room

Movie Time: Aladdin

Aladdin movie

Watch, Aladdin, a new live action remake of a Disney classic with us on Tuesday, September 17th at 5:30 pm.

A kind-hearted street urchin and a power-hungry Grand Vizier vie for a magic lamp that has the power to make their deepest wishes come true.

We will bring the popcorn and you can bring the soda!

Library spirit week

ebook beach hat glasses

This year we are celebrating Literacy Week in a different way. Starting Tuesday, September 3rd, visit the library dressed up in that day’s theme and you will be entered into a drawing for a $25 Walmart gift card and get your picture added to the library’s social media.

  • Tuesday – “Cozy up with a good book” wear your pajamas to the library
  • Wednesday – “Fun in the Sun” wear a Hawaiian shirt or something beachy
  • Thursday – “Book character day” dress as a character from a book
  • Friday – “Sock it to reading ” wear fun socks

Library Closed for Labor Day


The Library will be closed on Monday, September 2nd for Labor Day.

We will reopen on Tuesday for our regular hours.

Escape Room: Escape the Library!

hand with key

From Tuesday, September 3rd to Tuesday, September 17th, the library is hosting an escape room.

This FREE experience is open to everyone ages 11 and older and is perfect for beginners. Get a taste of what escape rooms are all about. Solve clues and puzzles to open locks and escape the room!

Sign up is required. The room is timed for 25 minute sessions and has a limit of 4 people per session. Please call the library (620) 626-0180 to confirm your space! Available time slots are from 2 pm to 7 pm, Monday through Thursday and 1 pm to 4 pm on Friday and Saturday.

Author – Dennis Raphael Garcia Book Signing

Dennis Raphael Garcia

Award-winning author, Dennis Raphael Garcia is coming to the library on Wednesday, September 4th at 6 pm for a book discussion and signing.

Learn about the inspiring biography of Ernest Garcia. “Ernie” is a native of Garden City and his remarkable life in public service has taken him from the wheat fields of Kansas to the White House, and the halls of the United States Senate.

Dennis shares the amazing history of the Garcia family’s immigration from Mexico in the early 1900’s to southwest Kansas, and Ernie’s story of grit, determination and love of country.

Bring your copy of Marine, Public Servant, Kansan: The Life of Ernest Garcia to have it signed. Books will also be available for purchase.

Library and Lunch – September 2019

This is how it always is

In September we will discuss
“This Is How It Always Is” by Laurie Frankel

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

Bring your lunch and join the discussion.