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8-Bit Cross Stitch

Join us this Friday June 6th at 2pm and at last you will achieve your dream of creating a rendition of your favorite super hero in needlepoint! What’s that you say? It hadn’t ever occurred to you to create a cross stitch of your number one companion from Dr. Who? Well it’s time to broaden your horizons! Read More..

Wiki, Wiki, Everywhere

It seems like Wikipedia has been around forever (13 years) but in the grand scheme of things we really haven’t had it that long. Wikipedia may be the biggest, most popular wiki out there but that doesn’t mean it’s the only one!

In my travels I’ve run into a lot of different wikis. Here are just a few that have caught my eye.

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Teen T-Shirt Design Winner!

Congratulations to Ethan Anderson on his winning T-Shirt Design!

Thanks to each and every one of you who entered a design into our Teen Summer Reading Program T-Shirt design contest. We had a really great group of entries and I hope you will all enter designs again next year!

The T-Shirts are being printed now and will be ready right on time for the start of summer reading.  Be sure to take part so that you can win one of these great T-shirts!

Bus Pass Giveaway!

For all of you folks out there who are looking for a way to get around this summer I have two bits of great news.

FIRST: On May 23rd, the first day of the Summer Reading Program, we’re going to be giving away 100 Free Bus Passes!

Yes! The first 100 Teens through the door that Friday will receive a free bus pass good for June, July AND August. So come on down to the library, try your luck for a bus pass, and pick up a reading log while you’re at it.

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MAY YA New Releases

Summer reading is right around the corner! Get a jump on it by checking out some of the new books hitting Teen Zone shelves in May.  Read More..


Kansas Archeology – Dig it!

Have you ever dreamed of being an archeologist?

How about going on an excavation and discovering something that hasn’t been seen in hundreds of years?

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March and April YA New Releases

Spring is getting a late start this year, but that doesn’t mean that we haven’t gotten a crop of new releases in the Teen Zone! Here is a sampling of the new young adult fiction hitting our shelves. Read More..


Summer Volunteen Meetings

Are you interested in volunteering at the library this summer? If you’d like to be a part of our summer fun, you must attend one of our informational meetings. We’ll explain the different types of jobs and time commitments.
This program is open to ages 13-18 that are still in school.

Two meeting times available:
Tuesday, April 22nd 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Saturday, April 26th 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM

ACT Practice Test

The ACT test is an important test for college bound students, as it is used to determine college admissions. On Saturday, March 29 at 9:30 am Kaplan Test Prep will be offering a free practice exam.

Where: Bishop Seabury Academy

When: March 29, 9:30am-1:00pm

Registration is limited and spaces fill up quickly, so please call the library at 785-843-3833 to reserve your spot.

Don’t forget to bring a pencil and calculator!
ACT Results and Strategies will be at the Library April 9, 7pm.

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Divergent Faction Reading List: Candor

We’re getting excited for our Divergent Movie Release Party during Spring Break (!!!) so we made reading lists for members of each faction. Bonus: if you’re divergent, and fit into more than one faction, you have even more books to discover! This list features books for Candor, the truthful.

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