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Teen & Adult DIY Holiday Gifts

Christmas gift boxes

Don’t know what to get your friends or family this holiday season? Join us on Monday, December 19th from 1 to 3 pm to make something with your own hands that they are sure to enjoy! We will have several different craft gift options to choose from, you are welcome to make one or make them all. 

This event is free but supplies will be limited.


Movie Time: Home Alone

On Friday, December 16th at 4 pm, come to the library and enjoy a movie and free popcorn!

An eight-year-old troublemaker must protect his house from a pair of burglars when he is accidentally left behind by his family during Christmas vacation.


Holiday Open House

joy christmas ornament

On December 8th from 6 to 8 pm, we are having a holiday celebration at the library. There will be cookies, musical performances, and a special visit from Santa. Bring the kids to listen to Santa tell stories and take their pictures with Santa.                                   


Staff Training

The library will not open until 1 pm on Wednesday, December 7th due to a scheduled staff training day. The “Books, Coffee, and Donuts” event will be postponed until January.


Library and Lunch - December

"Seven Days of Us" book image

In December we will meet to discuss
“Seven Days of Us” by Francesca Hornak

We’ll meet on
Tuesday, December 13th​
at 12 p.m.

Bring your lunch and join the discussion.


Library Closed due to bad weather

The library will be closed on Monday, November 14th due to the weather.


Library Closed for Thanksgiving

turkey eating pie

We will be closed for the Thanksgiving holiday

Wednesday, 23rd – close early at 1 pm

Thursday, 24th – closed

Friday, 25th – closed

We will reopen on Saturday at 9 am.


All Ages Mickey Mouse Art

Q-tip art Mickey Mouse

It’s Mickey Mouse’s birthday! On Nov. 18th at 4:30 pm, we will be celebrating by creating art in the shape of Mickey Mouse. All ages are welcome.

Jerry Barlow, Celtic Guitarist and Storyteller

Jerry Barlow image

When: Tuesday, November 8th at 6:30 pm
Where: At the Library

The library invites you to a free concert by Jerry Barlow. Enjoy Celtic guitar, history and humor as heard on NPR and PBS. His music consists of a synthesis of traditional music from the British Isles and his own original Celtic-inspired compositions. Barlow brings the songs alive by sharing the history, legend and humor behind the music. Sponsored by Liberal Memorial Library and free to the community.


Halloween Party

Kiwanis will end their Pet & Spook Parade at the library. Everyone’s invited to the library afterwards for our Halloween Party. On Monday Oct. 31st at 4:30 pm, there will be games with plenty of candy and goodies! All ages are welcome.

halloween cupcakes

Fall Book Sale

Support the library and pick up some good deals at our book sale Tuesday, Nov. 8th – Saturday, Nov. 12th during regular library hours.

Tues-Thurs – paperbacks will be $0.50 each and all other items will be $1 each.

Fri-Sat – $1 for every bag full of books and $2 for every box 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.

On Monday evening, November 7th from 6 pm – 7:30 pm, there will be an exclusive first pick Book Sale reception for current and new Friends of the Library members only.

Sign up to become a Friend of the Library today. You can renew your membership by paying online with PayPal or in person at the library.

Become a Friend of the Library

Library and Lunch - November

bowl hand paper drawing names

For November’s book discussion, we asked our patrons to write down the names of authors they are most thankful for and we put them in a bowl for others to draw from. Come to the circulation desk to draw an author’s name and find a book in the library written by that author.

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

Bring your lunch and join the discussion.


Game Day

Thursday, October 20th starting at 5 pm, join us to play video games, board games and card games. This event is open to all ages, bring a friend or family member to try out a new game! We will also have occasional tournaments on Mariokart, Super Smash Bros., Just Dance and Tekken for those interested.


Teen & Adult Haunted House Contest

Sign up to pick up a “house” to decorate at home and bring back to enter into our haunted house contest which will run between Oct. 3rd – 17th . Voting will be open from Oct. 18th – 22nd. Winners will be announced Oct. 26th. Supplies are limited, sign up to save your spot! Register in person or by phone 620-626-0180. Sign up begins September 30.

Haunted House rules

  • Must include house provided by the library.
  • No profanity/nudity or drug references.

Library and Lunch - October

The Death of Mrs Westaway

In October we will meet to discuss
“The Death of Mrs. Westaway” by Ruth Ware

We’ll meet on
Tuesday, October 11th​
at 12 p.m.

Bring your lunch and join the discussion.


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