The NEXT website where you can search for, and put holds on, your favorite books and movies now has new and improved navigation to the online resources available with your library card. Revisit your favorites like Hoopla and Overdrive, or check out the newest addition, Lynda.com. Lynda.com has tons of online classes designed by expert teachers on subjects from photography and design to Microsoft Word and Excel. Watch a whole class or search for one particular skill you need. Use Lynda.com to make yourself a more valuable employee, a more knowledgeable student, or just a more tech-savvy computer user. Log in through the NEXT catalog located on this website! Click on the "SEARCH CATALOG/LOGIN tab, and scroll down to the Online Resources graphic. Happy learning!
The west entrance and the elevator are closed for a bit. The project is to route the sump pump water out of the building instead of into our sewer line. The north and south entrances are open and there is stroller parking at the front desk.
Join us on Oct 4th at 6:00 for the Male Lead Character Book Club. This month's selection takes a slightly comic twist, with a frozen arm in the car trunk, and has a Kansas connection. And don't forget to go below and vote for the next Kansas Humanities Book Talk theme.
Join us on August 30th at 5:30 to enjoy the movie Book Club. The Friends will be selling popcorn, candy and drinks to raise money for their organization. Come enjoy a movie and great company.
This is an Adult Program. No one under 18 allowed.
This movie is rated PG-13.
No charge for the laughs.
Now that the craziness of Summer Reading is over and kids and parents everywhere are gearing up for the craziness of back to school, Storytime will be taking some time off to let everyone recuperate and put together some exciting new programs. We will start up again after Labor Day on Thursday, September 6th, resuming our regular schedule of every Monday and Thursday at 10:30 am. Look for more details on all the cool stuff we have coming up as we get closer to September 6th!
Two of our employees have decided to head off to college, so we are looking for part-time circulation clerks to replace them! The full job description and application instructions can be found at www.hrepartners.com
All good things must come to an end, including Summer Reading. But don’t worry, we plan on sending it out with a blast. For the first time ever, we’ll be holding our finale party at the Atchison Family YMCA/Cray Community Center! You can swim, play games, eat pizza, or even just read in a quiet corner if you’re not quite ready to let Summer Reading go. The party is Sunday, July 29, from 4-6 pm, and remember that you must complete at least 6 weeks of the Summer Reading program to attend!
Grand Prize winners will be announced at the party, taking home a Kindle (teen) and a family four pack generously donated by the Kansas City Renaissance Festival! (kids) You must complete all 8 weeks to be eligible for the grand prizes! We’ll also be awarding prizes for most minutes read and for our favorite book drawing!