Kids

Food for Fines

Food for Fines

From now until the end of the year, donate canned vegetables or any nonperishable food items or new toiletries (toothpaste, soap, toilet paper, etc.) to the library and we will waive your overdue fines! All donated items will be given to local charities. (No expired items, please)

This works for overdue fines only, fines for lost or damaged items will not be waived.


Library Closed for Thanksgiving

happy-thanksgiving-turkeyWe will be closed for the Thanksgiving holiday

Wednesday, 27th – close early at 1 p.m.

Thursday, 28th – closed

Friday, 29th – closed

We will reopen for normal hours on Saturday, 30th – 11:00 a.m.- 5:00 p.m.


Movie Time: Dora and the Lost City of Gold

Dora and the lost city of gold

On Thursday, November 21st at 6 pm, watch a new live-action adaptation of a popular Nickelodeon television series. Teenage Dora leads her friends on an adventure to save her parents and solve the mystery behind a lost city of gold.

We’ll provide popcorn and drinks or you can bring your own drinks.


World Kindness Day: Kindness Rocks

kindness rocks

On Monday, November 11th at 4 pm, celebrate World Kindness Day by painting rocks at the library! Paint them to remind yourself or others to be kind and even share them as a random act of kindness. Open to all ages.


Video & Board Game Day

Out of school? On Monday Nov. 4th from 1 to 4 pm, play video & board games at the library!

Luigi and Super Mario Figures

We’ll have:

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


Interactive Movie: Hocus Pocus

hocus pocus sanderson sisters

On Monday Oct. 28th at 6 pm, enjoy an interactive showing of the Halloween Disney movie Hocus Pocus.

Max, a teenage boy, moves to Salem where he accidentally releases the Sanderson sisters, evil witches who lived 300 years ago. Max and his friends must stop them from wreaking havoc on the town.

Interactive showings are a fun way of enjoying a movie where everyone gets a script and a bag of props and you follow along to shout and snack along with the movie. 


Family Halloween Party

Halloween kids costumes

Everyone’s invited to our family Halloween party on Saturday, October 26th at 1 pm. There will be games, crafts and candy. Don’t forget to dress up in your best costume!


Escape Room: Hocus Pocus

The library is hosting a Hocus Pocus themed escape room
from Friday, October 4th to October 25th.

Who lit the black flame candle?

Solve clues and puzzles to open locks and escape the room before the Sanderson sisters come back and suck the life from you! 

This FREE experience is open to ages 10 and older for groups of 2 – 5 people. Sign up is required, please call the library (620-626-0180) to reserve your spot!


First Lego League Jr. Signup

First Lego League Jr boomtown build logo

Kids, come to the library and signup for Boomtown Build First Lego League Jr. For ages 6 – 10. Learn how to shape buildings and communities in this year’s challenge.

Seating is limited so sign up and get more information at the front desk.

First Lego League Jr. will meet on Wednesdays at the library from 4 to 5:30 starting Oct 2nd.


Fall Book Sale

autumn leaf book

The book sale is open to the public Tuesday, October 15th through Friday the 18th during regular library hours and Saturday the 19th from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

  • Tuesday through Thursday – paperbacks will be $0.50 each and all other items will be $1 each
  • Friday and Saturday – $1 for every bag full of books and $3 for every box full of books

There will be a reception and sale on Monday night, October 14th, at 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. that is limited to all members of the Friends of the Library and Library Board Members.

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.


Pirate Party

The Pirate Fairy

Kids, celebrate “Talk like a Pirate Day”, at the library on Saturday, the 28th at 1 pm with “The Pirate Fairy”, a pirate themed Disney movie featuring Tinkerbell. We’ll also have pirate themed crafts to do while you enjoy the movie.


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.


Movie Time: Avengers Endgame

Avengers Endgame

Come see a new movie with us on Tuesday, August 20th at 5 pm. We will be watching “Avengers Endgame “.

The events set in motion by Thanos that wiped out half the universe and fractured the Avengers ranks compels the remaining Avengers to take a final stand in the latest movie from the Marvel universe.

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


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