This week’s library happenings

Summer reading events this week

* Legos at the library, Children’s Summer Reading Program – Tuesday, June 24th

We’ll be playing Legos at the Library. Build to your heart’s content. Each hour we’ll have a new group starting. Come at 1:00, 2:00, 3:00 or 4:00 to begin building. Each group is limited to 24 builders.

* Smoky Hills Public Television, Children’s Summer Reading Program – Wednesday, June 25th at 2:00 p.m.

This program is aimed at kids from kindergarten to grade 3. We’ll be having fun with Smoky Hills Public Television. Space is limited, so be there early!

* Dan, Dan the Magic Man! – Friday, June 27th at 2:00 p.m.

Do you believe in magic? Come one, come all to see Dan, Dan, the magic man perform. This action packed show for all ages will guide kids into a world of science and illusion.

DB_Blue_GoldNew website design

The Kansas State Library website, where we can go to checkout downloadable audiobooks and ebooks among other things, has a new look. The site was down briefly during the upgrade. This may have caused some problems with checking out ebooks, but the transition is over and all of the problems have been sorted out.

You can get to it through our library’s webpage or directly by going to

On the left of the page, you’ll find tutorials, links to software, and frequently asked questions. There is also a link where a patron can request that the library purchase a certain book for checkout.

Direct links to ebook and audiobook checkout are in the center of the page. These links include:

OneClickdigital Audiobooks – Mostly fiction, some popular non-fiction. Registration via the Kansas Library eCard Login ( is necessary to create your username/password.

3M Cloud Library – Bestsellers, predominantly fiction, a little non-fiction. Login with your Kansas Library eCard number.
Freading eBooks – No holds, smaller publishers, huge catalog with a wide variety of fiction & non-fiction. Access books via the Kansas Library eCard Login at
Enki Library eBooks – Includes self-published authors, independent publishers, and a high variety of fiction & non-fiction. Login with your Kansas Library eCard number.
TumbleBooks Library – Animated talking picture books. No login, use directly online.
If you have problems logging in or have trouble downloading, there’s an email address and phone number, located on the upper right side of the page, where you can speak directly to knowledgeable people at the Kansas State Library. Below this there is also a news section, where you can find out if any problems you’re having might be widespread and if they are working to fix it.

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