Summer Newsletter

The Summer Newsletter is finished and you should be receiving one in the mail here in the next few days. Here are some of the featured topics in this edition: Information about Rosie Cutrer,  our Summer Reading storyteller How one library partnered with the community to make READ posters What is happening at libraries across …

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New Books in ILL Collection

    Don’t forget to check out our ILL collection to help your patrons read new books.   The books for May /June are: Stephen King.    The Wind Through the Keyhole Andrew Gumbel.  Oklahoma City James Patterson.  The 11th Hour Bob Harper.   The Skinny Rules Buzz Bissinger.  Father’s Day    

Grant County Library Featured in Garden City Telegram Article

This last weekend the Grant County Library in Ulysses was featured in the Garden City Telegram in an article entitled “The allure of the library”.    Check out this article to learn more about some of the library staff, their patrons, and library activities. Here is one of the many highlights from the article: Mathes …

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Top 10 changes from the library of the future

Libraries have acted as community cornerstones for millennia. From Impactlab.net Every  April marks School Library Month.  Libraries celebrate how they promote education and awareness in an open, nurturing space. What makes them such lasting   institutions, though, isn’t the mere act of preserving books and  promoting knowledge. Rather, it’s the almost uncanny ability to  consistently …

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New Books in ILL Collection

Don’t forget to check out our ILL collection to help your patrons receive new books.   The books for April are: Lisa Scottoline   Come Home Danielle Steel  Betrayal Mary Higgins Clark  The Lost Years Nora Roberts   The Witness Carol Higgins Clark    Gypped Barbara Rolls  The Ultimate Volumetrics Diet

Plains Open House

Plains Community Library held an Open House on Sunday, April 22 to showcase their library makeover and addition.   Carolyn Chase, Librarian, toured visitors through the new areas and the Board provided delicious refreshments.  The pictures below are from their updated space.

KLA Recap

The Kansas Library Association Conference was held last week in Wichita.  This year’s theme was “I Geek Kansas Libraries”. This year’s conference was packed full of excellent sessions and speakers.  One of this year’s highlights was the Opening Keynote by R. David Lankes.  The keynote was entitled:  World Domination Through Librarianship.    The keynote was both …

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