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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
holtoncitylib@gmail.com

        


 

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Calendar of Events

Blogging Workshop
October 25
click here for details

 

 

 

 


What is all the Hoopla! about? Click here for step by step instructions.

Now offering Hoopla!
Use your library account to get movies, TV, music, audiobooks on your computer or mobile device. Click here to learn more!

Book Signing & Reading
Join local author Ronald Lee Cobb at a Book Signing and Reading from his new book,
Spiritual Journeys: Life, Miracles, Power and Love
Thursday, October 23, 7-8 p.m.
Beck Bookman Library, 420 West 4th Street, Holton, Kansas 66436

Ron will be sharing readings of “true ghost stories”
from the book which will be available for sale.



Toddler Time with Parents as Teachers:
Tuesday, October 28 6:30 pm
for babies & toddlers with their parents, grandparents & caregivers


  

LIBRARY BOOK CLUB
click here to see the selections for 2014-2015
The next Book Club gathering will take place on
Thursday, November 13, 7 pm at the library.

Book selections:
The Giver
by Lois Lowry & Dodger by Terry Prachett

New members are always welcome. Contact the library for more information, 785-364-3532.


Sit & Stitch:

Tuesdays, 1- 3 pm at the library
Join this group at the library to crochet, knit,
weave, cross stitch or work on other needlework:
share projects, skills, knowledge and friendship.
For more information call Carolyn at 785-305-1596.


Rhyme Time:

Thursdays, 10:30 am for babies & toddlers with their parents, grandparents & caregivers

      Library Lego Club!
First Friday of every month
Nov. 7, Dec. 5
For children ages 6-12. No reservation required.

This group will meet Tuesdays, 1-3 pm at the library.
Join fellow crafters to crochet, knit, weave, cross stitch or work on other needlework.
Share projects, skills, knowledge and friendship.
For more information call Carolyn at 785-305-1596.


The Book Nook!
A place to buy new and gently used books, audios, movies. The Book Nook is located in the west room of the library. Open during regular library hours.

 


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


Explore authors or a specific book to discover read-a-like recommendations, book discussion guides, reviews, and more.

EBSCO Publishing/EBSCOhost is the registered trademark of EBSCO Publishing.

LearningExpress:  practice tests, exercises, skill-building courses, eBooks  - achieve the results you want—at school, at work, or in life.


For all grade levels—PreK-12, College, and Adult: encyclopedia & magazine articles, maps, images, and videos
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Kansas health topics and news. A project of the KU Medical Center A.R. Dykes Library.
Kansas Library Card 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.

Educational Fun for Children

Educational Fun for Children

MeeGenius! Read to Me Children's Books online
visit meegenius.com
Coloris - Color & Draw for Kids. Simple, free and fun application to color drawings!
visit Coloris
Public Broadcasting Service Kids - pbskids.org
National Geographic Kids
Book Adventure
FREE reading motivation program for children K-8
KidsReads
Kidsreads is a place on the web for kids to find info about their favorite books, series and authors.
Kideos
Kideos is the premier destination for kids to safely watch videos online.

The Beck-Bookman Public Library is a member of NExpress, a regional shared catalog service of the Northeast Kansas Library System. Beck-Bookman Library is one of 35 libraries participating in the shared catalog. Conntect to NExpress: http://catalog.nexpresslibrary.org/ or use the NExpress shortcuts on the library webpage.
NExpress works best if using Firefox/Mozilla web browser.
Click here to install Mozilla/Firefox on your computer.

Library patrons are able to use their current library cards with this system.
A library card must be presented in order to check out materials.

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.

How to use the online catalog:

1.      Connect to the library www.holtonks.net/library,
Click on the NExpress link or go to http://catalog.nexpresslibrary.org/

2.   To log in, enter the 7 digits from the back of your library card excluding the last character…. for example 1002251. Your initial password is your last name in lower case letters.

3.   You will be taken to your Account, where you can see all of the items you have checked out and on hold.

4.   To search, enter a search term, click Go, then click on a title in the search results for more details.

5.   To place a hold, simply click Place Hold then click Place Hold again to confirm.

6.   You will be notified by e-mail or telephone when your item arrives at the library. 

7.   In your account you may change your password, place holds on items, change messaging options, renew items, make purchase suggestions and create lists. 

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Welcome to our Library!

Library Hours
Monday - Thursday: 
10 am - 7:30 pm
Friday: 10 am - 6:30 pm
Saturday:
10 am - 2:30 pm

Regional Library Catalog

How to use the online catalog
Renew Your Items


 
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Reference - Kansas Library Card
may be required for login.

Lexile Framework®
for Reading

www.lexile.com

Accelerated Reader

Mrs. Hundley's Reading Lists, USD 336
Counting
Friendship



The library has 7 computers for public access and a
wi-fi hotspot!
Computer & Internet Policies



Try out some fun & free computer tools for
photo editing:

Picassa
Photoscape

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Financial Aid Toolkit
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