Kids

Summer Reading Kickoff Party

Help us kickoff Summer Reading on June 3rd at 2 pm. We will have games, hot dogs, a sidewalk chalk art contest, balloon animals, and more!

A Universe of Stories, Summer Reading

Signup for Summer Reading at the kickoff party or online. Kids, Birth to 11 years old, can signup here. Adults can signup for summer reading here . No signup is required for teens. For more information about teen Summer Reading visit the Teen Summer Reading page.

Community service help is needed. Anyone interested in fulfilling some community service hours for school, call 620-626-0180 or come in to the library to sign up.

For questions call 620-626-0180


1,000 Books Before Kindergarten

1,000 Books Before Kindergarten

Babies up to children not-yet-enrolled in kindergarten are invited to participate in this new FREE program!

Read 1000 books to  your child before he/she enters school.
Your child will receive a prize after each 200 books he/she reads.

Sign up online or see more information


Summer Reading Signup Open

A universe of stories

Kid’s, birth to 11 years old, can sign-up for summer reading online or at the library. For teens, 6th – 12th grade, no sign-up is needed. Just come in to the library to get your Teen Summer Reading bingo card and find out how to get started.


Dan Dan the Magic Man

Dan Dan the Magic Man

This year, Summer Reading will be out of this world. Dan Dan’s magic show, “Cosmic Conjuring: A Universe of Magic”, will guide you on a journey full of magic space adventures! Astronauts and Aliens, Planets and Prestidigitation, Magic in the Milky Way. With lots of laughter, space-themed magic, and LIVE animal friends.

When: Tuesday, July 2nd at 1:30 pm
Where: In the downstairs activity area


Eric Vaughn Magic Show

Eric Vaughn magic show

On Thursday, June 13th at 1 pm, Eric Vaughn will bring his magic show to the library for a fun Summer Reading program. Get set for enchantment and laughs!


Smoky Hills PBS Share-a-story

"There's no place like space" book image

On Friday, June 7th at 1:30 pm, Jennifer Hanson, a Share-A-Story Presenter, will come to the library and read There’s No Place Like Space! by Tish Rabe and each child will get a copy of the book to take home. After that we will watch a fun video about gravity and make rockets out of construction paper.


Closed for Memorial Day

Memorial Day flag

The Library will be closed

on Monday, May 27th for Memorial Day.

We will be open on the following Tuesday for our regular hours.


Movie Time: How To Train Your Dragon 3

how to train your dragon 3

Come join us for a viewing of “How To Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World”

When: Saturday, May 23rd at 6 pm.
Where: In the downstairs activity area

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


Yu-Gi-Oh Duel Academy

Come learn Yu-Gi-Oh at the library with Fire Heart Games! Get your own free deck and Official Tournament Card and take quizzes to get placed on a team!

Open to all ages that are willing to learn, all materials will be provided unless you want to bring your own cards to use.

When: Tuesday, May 15th at 4:30 pm
Where: In the downstairs activity area


Mother-Daughter Fancy Nancy Tea Party

Celebrate Mother’s Day and join us for an afternoon of tea, snacks, activities, and fun!

Be sure to wear your fanciest outfit!

Sign up online at  or at the front desk. Space is limited!

Where: In the Downstairs Activity Area
When: Saturday, May 11th at 1:30 pm


Star Wars Day - May the 4th Be With You

Stars Wars Yoda

On Saturday, May 4 at 1 pm at our Star Wars Day celebration, we will watch either The Force Awakens or The Last Jedi.

Vote for which movie you want to see. Voting starts May 1st and ends at 1 pm on May 4th.

Enjoy Star Wars Snack Mix and Yoda Soda during the movie!

Come wearing your best Star Wars inspired costume for a chance to win a prize.


Video & Board Game Day

Don’t be bored at home; come play video and board games with us!

Luigi and Super Mario Figures

We’ll have:

  • Headbanz
  • Battleship
  • Checkers
  • Pictureka
  • Uno
  • Just Dance
  • Mariokart
  • Super Smash Brothers
  • and more!

When: Monday, April 22 at 2 pm
Where: In the downstairs activity area


Closed for Good Friday

The Library will be closed on

Friday, April 19th and Saturday, April 20th

for Good Friday and Easter.

We will reopen on Monday for our regular hours.


Moana Ocean Party

Moana movie image

Kids, join us for a showing of the movie Moana with crafts, face painting, and free “Shiny” popcorn. 

When: Saturday, April 13 at 1:30
Where: In the downstairs activity area


Spring Book Sale

It’s Book Sale time once again! The sale will be held April 8th – 12th during regular library hours.

Our Book Sale Reception is open to everyone this year. On Monday at 6 p.m., come in for refreshments and have first pick of the items on sale. All items will sell for $1.00 each except for paperpacks, which will be $0.50 each.

  • Tuesday through Thursday – paperbacks will be $0.50 each and all other items will be $1 each
  • Friday – $1 bag day ($1 for every bag full of books)

Funds from the Book Sale go to the Friends of the Library to help support library programs including Baby’s Bookshelf, Budding Bookworms, Summer Reading Program, etc.

Sign up to become a Friend of the Library today.


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