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Beck Bookman Library


Holton, Kansas
serving the community since 1897
420 West 4th Street - Holton, KS 66436

785-364-3532 ♦ FAX 785-364-5402



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Programs & Events
Please check the library Facebook page for event updates.


Due to the weather forecast
Beck Bookman Library will be closed
Saturday, January 19th

Beck Bookman Library will be closed
Monday, January 21st
in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Announcing . .
Beck Bookman Library Logo Contest!

Click Here for entry form and rules.
Entries accepted until February 28th in person or by email.
Winner will be announced on March 13th and will receive a free t-shirt!
For questions, or if you are interested in becoming a sponsor, please call Helen or Amy at 364-3532.

FOOD for FINES at Beck Bookman Library!

Throughout the month of January return overdue books
with non perishable food items to waive overdue fines.
(Applies to overdue books only).
Food collected will be donated to the JCMA New Hope Food Pantry.

Toddler Time with Parents as Teachers
Tuesday, January 22, 6 pm
A time for stories, songs and a craft for children with their parents, grandparents or caregivers.

Rhyme Time for babies & toddlers:
Every Thursday at 10:30 am

A time for stories, songs and play for children with their parents, grandparents or caregivers.

Book Club!
Join other book lovers for a book discussion:
Thursday Feb. 21*
Note change from regular schedule.*
Killers of the Flower Moon
by David Grann

Call or stop in at the library for more details
if you are interested in attending.
Click here for printable list of book selections for 2018-2019.


Online resources from the State Library of Kansas:
Explore our Resources

Kansas Library eCard may be needed to log into resource sites. Kansas Library Cards available at all Kansas Public Libraries or register online for a temporary account, then verify your Kansas residency at your local library.


The Northeast Kansas Online Library Catalog has a new name!
It is now NEXT

Although it looks different, the same services and resources are available with NEXT.
Patron logins and passwords have not changed.
Please contact the library if youhave any questions.

How to use the online catalog:

   Go to

   Click Sign in located on the upper right of the screen.

Login: account number from the back of your library card,
not case sensitive
(the I in FI9 is an i).
Password: your last name,
case sensitive.

Patrons with accounts set up prior to 5/6/2017:
Login: the 7 last digits of your account from the back of your library card excluding the last character.

Password: your last name, all lower case letters.

   Search: enter a search term;
click the arrow to the right;
click on a title for details.

  To order an item, click Place Hold then click Confirm Hold. When your item arrives, you will be notified via e-mail, phone or text, depending on your preference settings.

   Account: Click your name located on the upper right of the screen: see items checked out & ordered, renew items and more!


   Beck Bookman Library is a member of NEXT, a regional shared catalog service of the Northeast Kansas Library System. Beck Bookman is one of 45 libraries participating in the shared catalog.

It is not necessary for patrons to use the online catalog in order to access library materials. Library staff will happily request materials for patron use.


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Welcome to our Library!
Library  Hours
Monday - Friday: 
9:30 am - 6:30 pm
9:30 am - 2:30 pm

  movies, TV, music, audiobooks on your computer or mobile device with your library card.

Free e-books!

Book Finder
Look up books, points,
reading levels!


FAX Service
Cost to sent:
$1.50 for the first page, $1 for each following page.
A free cover sheet is provided.
Cost to receive:
$1 per page.

15 per page
30 double sided
Color: 25 per page 50 double sided

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