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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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Library Lego Club for children ages 6-12!
September 4, 4-5 pm at the library
 Legos provided. No need to register, just come and be creative.


The library will be closed in honor of Labor Day
Monday, September 7th


Fall Book Sale!
Tuesday September 8 - Saturday September 12
Books, movies, audios, puzzles and more!
Daily Specials Tuesday - Thursday 10 am - 7:30 pm
“Pack a Sack” for $5.00 on Friday 10 am - 6:30 pm
“Fill a Bag” for $2.00 on Saturday, 10 am - 2:30 pm

Sit & Stitch
Tuesdays 1-3 pm at the library
Join this group at the library to work on your needlework projects:
share ideas, skills, knowledge and friendship. No registration required.


Rhyme Time
for children 0-36 months on Thursdays, 10:30 am starting September 3rd.


Beck Bookman Book Club!
Thursday, September 10, 6:30 pm Salad Supper
(please bring a dish to pass).

Featured book of the month: Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children by Ransom Riggs
The Book Club is for adults who love to read! This is an informal and fun gathering.
New members are welcome. If you are interested in joining, contact the library for more information.
Click here to see list of book selections for this coming year.


Toddler Time with Parents as Teachers
Thursday, September 17, 10:30 am
Tuesday, September 22, 6:30 pm


Beck Bookman Library Board of Trustees
Monthly meetings will now be held on the 3rd Monday of every month.
Next meeting is Monday, September 21, 7 pm


The Big Bad Musical
performed August 15 & 16, 2015 at the EUM Church, Holton
A Destination Library Project sponsored by
The Northeast Kansas Library System,
Holton Community Library and Beck Bookman Library.

 Summer Theatre
photos courtesy of Christina Brucken Irvine


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

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For all grade levels—PreK-12, College, and Adult
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.


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.    On the library website beckbookmanlibrary.org
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

 
movies, TV, music, audiobooks on your computer or mobile device with your library card. Click here to learn more!

Free e-books!


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Reference - Kansas Library Card
may be required for login.

Lexile Framework®
for Reading

www.lexile.com

Accelerated Reader



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



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photo editing:

Picassa
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