Programs & Events
Please check the library Facebook page for event updates.
Christmas Boutique: December 2 - 20th
Shop for unique gifts and books at the boutique located in the west room of the library. Open during library hours, sponsored by Friends of Beck Bookman Library.
Santa, Mrs. Claus and Elf Friends will visit the library!
Saturday, December 14, 10 am - 2pm. Bring your family and take pictures.
Cookie decorating will also be offered for children by Glenna Kay's Dessert Shop (free-will donation).
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, December 17, 6 pm and
Thursday, December 19, 10:30 am
Stories, songs and a craft for babies & toddlers with Parents as Teachers Educator, Barb Schul. This is a free event for children with their parents, grandparents and caregivers.
Beck Bookman Library Holiday Schedule
Christmas - closed Tuesday, December 24 & Wednesday, December 25
New Years - closed Tuesday, December 31 & Wednesday, January 1
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.
Book Club - No Meeting in December
Next meeting: Thursday, January 9, 6:30 pm
featured book - Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens
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

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.

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

Saturday: 9:30 am - 2:30 pm

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