Adults

Closed for Memorial Day

Memorial Day flag

The Library will be closed

on Monday, May 31st for Memorial Day.

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


Spinning Yarns group

Yarn, Crochet pink hearts

Do you love to crochet, knit, or do other needlework? Would you like to spend time with other adults who share your interest, give pointers, and socialize?

Then come work on your current project at our Spinning Yarns group!

Please bring your own materials. Beginners to experts, are all welcome.

Afternoons: from 2 pm – 4 pm on Wed, June 2nd and 30th
Evenings: from 5:30 pm – 7:30 on Thurs, May 27th and June 24th


Online Library and Lunch - June

The island of sea women

In June we will meet online to discuss
“The Island of Sea Women” by Lisa See

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

Login to Zoom and join the discussion.


Summer Reading Kick Off Party

On Tuesday May 25th from 2 to 4 pm, sign up for Summer Reading and join us for fun, games & food!

Tales and Tails lion


Anime Drawing Class

On June 8th at 4 pm, we will have a fun class on learning how to draw an anime character. You will be given some tips and tricks on how to better your skill! Sign up now to save your spot.


hoopla Bonus Borrows in May

hoopla Bonus Borrows

hoopla is offering Bonus Borrows during the month of May. Select from hundreds of titles that won’t count toward your monthly borrowing limit.

How it works:

When a library patron borrows a Bonus Borrows title: 

  • That circulation is FREE to our library.
  • You will be debited ZERO borrows from your monthly hoopla borrows.

In addition to these titles, you will also continue to have access to hoopla’s Instant collection of over 950,000 eBooks, audiobooks, movies, TV shows, music, comics, and more using your usual four item borrow limit.

To access the titles from the hoopla Digital app or website:

From the search bar

Go to the search bar and start typing the words “Bonus Borrows”. You should see a list Bonus Borrows categories.

By browsing Collections:
  • click “Browse” and then select the format you would like (Audiobooks, Movies, Music, Comics, eBooks, Television).
  • Select “Genres and Collections.”
  • Choose “See All Collections” to see all of the different collections.
  • Select a Bonus Borrows collection to see all of the items in that collection.


hoopla

Find out what all the hoopla is about… Instantly available, 24/7 – FREE with your library card!

hoopla app image

We’re excited to announce a new digital offering for all of our patrons. hoopla is an all-in-one media service where you can browse 950,000+ titles in six different formats—audiobooks, eBooks, comics/graphic novels, full music albums, movies, and TV—and instantly borrow, then download or stream, the titles of your choice!

Borrow up to 4 titles per month. You can access the titles you borrow instantly on your computer, tablet, or smartphone. With hoopla, there are no holds or waiting!

Getting Started

To register, please visit the Apple or Google Play store and download the hoopla digital app, or visit www.hoopladigital.com and select our library from the list.

hoopla title image

Use your library card number and password to create a hoopla account. If you are unsure of your library card number or password, please call us at 620-626-0180 and we will be happy to help. You’ll then log in to hoopla with your email address and a password that you create.

Other great hoopla features:

  • On the digital app, borrowed content can be temporarily downloaded for offline use (you can watch movies and listen to music and audiobooks while you’re on the go!).
  • Music albums can be listened to in their entirety or shuffled with other checked out albums, so you can create your own playlist.
  • The Read-Along eReader – Immersive Read-Along eReader technology allows graphics to appear as they would in a physical book. Read-alongs on hoopla are accompanied by audio tracks synchronized with the book; text will highlight in red in sync with the narrative audio for better comprehension.
  • Kids Mode – When Kids Mode is activated, hoopla will only show content that is appropriate for kids, allowing them to explore the many family-friendly titles available on hoopla.
  • Action View – With hoopla’s comics and graphic novel reader, story arcs are more vivid and dynamic. When using the app, double-tap a panel and swipe left for a panel-by-panel guided reading experience.
  • With no holds or waiting, the hoopla Book Club Hub makes title selection easy for book clubs of any size! Learn more and find book club support materials, including author interviews, at theclub.hoopladigital.com.

Online Help

For videos about how to use hoopla, visit https://vimeo.com/hoopladigital.


Spring Book Sale

The book sale is open to the public Wednesday, April 28th through Saturday, May 1st during regular library hours.

Friday and Saturday we will have special pricing – $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.

Sign up to become a Friend of the Library today.


Current Library Hours

Our current library hours are:

 
Monday thru Thursday – 9 am to 8 pm 
Friday – 9 am to 6 pm
Saturday – 9 am to 1 pm

Curbside service is available upon request.

Please follow these guidelines when you visit the library:

  • Please wear a mask. Masks are available at the front desk if you do not have one.
  • Practice social distancing by maintaining a six-foot distance between you and other people.
  • Please use hand sanitizer. It is available throughout the building.
  • Children under 16 must be accompanied by an adult.

Library Items can be returned using one of the available book drops.

Computers for adults will be available on a first come, first serve basis as well as appointment. In order to maintain social distancing at the computers, we have reduced the number available computers. Patrons can reserve an available computer at the front desk. Library staff will clean the computers between uses.

The coffee bar, children’s computers and play area will remain closed for now.


Online Library and Lunch - May

Storied life of AJ Fikry

In May we will meet online to discuss
“The Storied Life Of AJ Fikry” by Gabrielle Zevin

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

Login to Zoom and join the discussion.


Closed for Good Friday

The Library will be closed on

Friday, April 2nd for Good Friday

We will reopen on Monday at 9 a.m.


Online Library and Lunch - April

Immortal life of Henrietta Lacks

In April we will meet online to discuss
“The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks” by Rebecca Skloot

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

Login to Zoom and join the discussion.


Online Library and Lunch - March

Dry Jane Harper

In March we will meet online to discuss
“The Dry” by Jane Harper

We’ll meet on
Tuesday, March 9th ​
at 12 p.m.

Login to Zoom and join the discussion.


Library Closed due to bad weather

The library will remain closed today, Wed, Feb. 17, due to rolling power outages. We plan to reopen to the public tomorrow.


Library Reopening

The library will reopen to the public on Tuesday, Feb. 16th. Our hours will be:

Monday – Friday
9 am – 11 am – by appointment only (call 620-626-0180)
11 am – 1 pm – open
1 pm – 2 pm – closed for cleaning
2 pm – 6 pm – open

Curbside service is available upon request.

We ask that you wear a mask when using the library and that you practice social distancing when in the library. Please return items using one of the available book drops.

The children’s computers and play area will be closed for now. The coffee bar will remain closed. Computers for adults will be available on a first come, first serve basis as well as appointment. In order to maintain social distancing at computers, we have reduced the number available computers.

We are excited to once again have people in the building! 


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