Programs & Events
Please check the library Facebook page for event updates.
Snow Day!
Beck Bookman Library is CLOSED Friday, January 24th.

Trivia Night! Saturday, February 8th, 7 pm
at the Holton Country Club.

Gather your friends and family to form a team to compete in the second annual Trivia Night sponsored by Friends of Beck Bookman Library.
  • Cost: $80 per team (up to 8 people per team).
  • Bring your own snacks; Holton Country Club bar will be open to purchase drinks.
  • Doors open at 6 pm/Trivia starts at 7 pm.
 Contact Kim Clark for details: 785-364-7766 or
 Proceeds will go to support the library. Holton Country Club, 22304 Q Rd.
Rhyme Time every Thursday Morning at 10:30 am
Stories, songs and play time for babies & toddlers. Free event for children with their parents, grandparents and caregivers.
Toddler Time with Parents as Teachers:
Tuesday, January 28 at 5:45 pm
Stories, songs and a craft for babies & toddlers with Barb Schul, Parents as Teachers Educator. Free event for children with their parents, grandparents and caregivers.
Chess Club!
Every Thursday, 5:30 pm at the library for all ages!
Cleaning, sorting, and simplifying in the New Year?
Starting March 1st Beck Bookman Library will be accepting donations for the Spring Book Sale, April 20-25, 2020. We will accept new or gently used books, DVDs, CDs and puzzles. We are not able to accept text books, encyclopedias, Reader"s Digest condensed books, VHS or cassette tapes. Your donations are greatly appreciated.
Book Club: Thursday, February 13, 6:30 pm
featured book - The Woman Who Smashed Codes by Jason Fagone.
Book Club is for adults who love to read! This is an informal and fun
gathering meeting
once a month from September through June at the library.
Click here to see the list of featured books for the coming year.

​New members are welcome. If you are interested in joining, contact the library
for more information, 785-364-3532 or

Beck Bookman Library Sweatshirts and T-shirts for sale!
Youth t-shirts: $10
Adult t-shirts (long and short sleeved): $15
Hooded sweatshirts: $25
Hooded jackets: $25
Items available in a variety of sizes and colors.
The Book Nook
There are gently used books, audios, movies and puzzles for sale year round in the Book Nook located south of the west meeting room.
The library will accept donations of used items starting March 1, 2020.

Hours: Monday - Friday
9:30 am - 6:30 pm

Saturday: 9:30 am - 2:30 pm


Closed Presidents' Day
February 17th

Inclement Weather Policy:
Beck Bookman Library will follow
the schedule of USD 336.

Copy - Print - Scan - FAX
15¢ per page - 30¢ double sided
Color: 25¢ per page 50¢ double sided
30 sheets maximum

Send: $1.50 first page
$1 each following page
A free cover sheet is provided
Receive: $1 per page


It is the mission of Beck Bookman Library to provide access to a world of literature and learning through a variety of media.  The library seeks to serve a community of all ages and interests, creating a centralized resource center that meets the increasing need for information.


“Books. Cats. Life is good.”
T. S. Elliot

Beck Bookman Library
420 West 4th Street
Holton, Kansas 66436