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Title Tuesday- Kansas Notables!

Title Tuesday- Kansas Notables!

15 titles celebrating Kansas or written by Kansans have been selected as this year’s Kansas Notable Books. Thanks to a grant funded by the Institute of Museum and Library Services under the provision of the Library Services and Technology Act as administered by the State […]

Brown Enough by Ken Ohm

Brown Enough by Ken Ohm

Brown Enough by Ken Ohm One of the Kansas Notable books of 2019, this book is part historical fiction part memoir. This book is based on the true story of a baseball team in Emporia, Kansas in 1956. The team, Brown bombers was an eleven […]

Posted By John David Anderson

Posted By John David Anderson

This story takes place in Branton Middle School.  Four boys, Frost, Bench, Wolf, and Deedee formed a very special, close friendship, which they called their “ tribe.”  Perceived by some as nerds, they were intensely loyal to each other and were willing to do their own thing […]

The Pigeon Has to go to School by Mo Willems

The Pigeon Has to go to School by Mo Willems

Pigeon is back and he has to go to school! He does not want to go to school until he sees the bus. Perfect for those returning to school or starting school for the first time. Happy Reading! Betsy

8 Wonders of Kansas Guidebook and The Kansas Guidebook 2 for Explorers by Marci Penner and WenDee Rowe

8 Wonders of Kansas Guidebook and The Kansas Guidebook 2 for Explorers by Marci Penner and WenDee Rowe

After the program last night I was inspired to read a little more about all the fun places I can go with my family in Kansas this summer. These books are a great resource for those who are wanting to road trip across Kansas, whether […]

Long Way Down by Jason Reynolds

Long Way Down by Jason Reynolds

This is one of my favorite books I read last year. The story follows Will, a young man whose bother has just been murdered. Will knows the rules, No Crying, No Snitching, REVENGE. On his way down the elevator to seek his revenge he connects […]

A Million Ways Home by Dianna Doris Winget.

A Million Ways Home by Dianna Doris Winget.

This wonderful book is about twelve-year-old Poppy who has lived with her grandmother and guardian since she was one- year-old.  Their lives take a sudden turn when Poppy’s grandmother suffers a stroke and is hospitalized.  Poppy hates the orphanage where she was placed following the […]

Summer Reading Registration

Summer Reading Registration

Universe of Stories sign up has begun. Click the link below or come in for registration. Prek-6th- https://forms.gle/fvGMYNkZXGt6h8aJA 7-12th grade- https://forms.gle/wUywuTk6vk9uGoXt6 Adult- https://forms.gle/NXu3eVjp4ZPic5nx9

Loser By Jerry Spinelli

Loser By Jerry Spinelli

This story explores the life of Zinkoff through his 6th grade.  Zinkoff does not fit into the accepted roles around him.  He is rather clumsy, not quick academically, and he finds humor in unexpected, unpredictable ways, he is a unique individual. But Zinkoff is a […]

May Library events

May Library events

Happy May Day! We have a full month of library programs! We are starting a new series this month, Tech Tuesday. This month we will be doing Word 101, which will be an introduction to Microsoft Word. Please contact the library if you are interested […]