Visit your library online

For now the library is closed to the public, but the staff is hard at work. If you visit our facebook page at, you’ll find the most recent updates and library related information.

Online library programs

We continue to offer storytimes for the kids, but for now they will be held online instead of in person. Facebook Live storytimes will be held on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays at 4 pm. Catch them live or watch the recordings later.

Our book club is also meeting online these days. The next meeting will be on June 9th at noon on Zoom where we will discuss “Call of the Wild” by Jack London.

Summer Reading

Summer Reading is scheduled to start June 1st. This year we’ll offer it online through Beanstack from Zoobean, Inc. Using the Beanstack website or free Beanstack Tracker mobile app, you’ll be able to sign up for Summer Reading for yourself and the kids, complete reading challenges, do online activities, update your reading log, and earn badges toward fun prizes. Watch our facebook page for more information about how to sign up for Summer Reading.

Access to digital books

Are you looking for something good to read? All Kansas residents have access to lots of great ebooks and digital audio books through the Kansas State Library Digital Book eLending program. If you follow the Digital Book eLending link on their website, you’ll find ebooks and digital audio books for all ages. Most of which can be downloaded then read offline later.

  • With RBdigital you can checkout up to 10 audiobooks at a time for up to three weeks.

  • cloudLibrary offers ebooks and audiobooks and includes new bestsellers and larger publishers. Checkout up to 5 books for 2 weeks. The app works with most mobile devices and on Windows and Mac computers.

  • Enki Library includes independent publishers and shelf-published books. They have a wide variety of fiction and nonfiction books. Checkout up to 10 books for 3 weeks.

  • Freading is the only one that doesn’t require you to place a hold on checked out items. It has a large collection that is always available. It includes books from small and medium sized publishers and a wide variety of fiction and nonfiction. Checkout up to 5 books per week for 2 weeks each.

For the kids, there is BookFlix – storybooks paired with a nonfiction ebook, and Britannica E-STAX – nonfiction eBooks for PreK through grade 9.

Tumblebooks access

Through August 31, 2020 the good people at Tumblebooks are making their reading and learning databases freely available to us through the Kansas State Library. 

For kids in Kindergarten through 6th grade, Tumble Book Library includes animated talking picture books, puzzles and games, chapter books, a language learning section, videos, non-fiction books, and more.

Tumble Math is also aimed toward K-6th grade. Teen Book Cloud includes ebooks for teens. AudioBookCloud includes audio books for all ages, and RomanceBookCloud contains a collection of romance novels for adults. Each of these collections can be accessed online using a web browser.

Free Wi-Fi

For those who don’t have internet access at home, the Liberal Memorial Library parking lot is a great place to access free Wi-Fi from the safety of your car. Many fast food restaurants also provide free Wi-Fi.

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