Update

Hello City of Nortonville! We bring you more news about the library! We will be operating under the following guidelines starting June 29th. We will be open our normal operating hours. Only 20 people in the library will be allowed at a time, including employees. While in the library, you must practice social distancing and […]

Nortonville Public Library Summer Schedule

June 2020 June 13, Saturday, 10:30am: Summer Reading Kick-Off. Sign up begins. We will have refreshments and prizes while learning about the Summer Reading Program. June 17, Wednesday, 3:00pm: Grab & Go Catapult Kits. Come get a kit to build your very own catapult. June 18, Thursday, 3:00pm: Grab & Go Kite Kits. Come get […]

Update.

We bring you more news about the library! We will be operating from June 2nd-June 30th under the following guidelines. We will be open our normal operating hours. You no longer need to make an appointment to come in to the library. However, only 15 people in the library will be allowed at a time, […]

Opening

We bring you good news about the library! In light of Governor Kelly’s announcement about lifting the Shelter in Place order, we have decided to open back up. We will be operating from May 5th-May 31st under the hours listed below as well as the guidelines that follow. We will be open the following hours: […]

Library Closed

The library will remain closed until April 6.

Creating Lifelong Readers

I recently read an article by Karen Jensen, entitled Tips For Raising a Reader, in the School Library Journal, that I found very informative. She suggested the following: Don’t fight about books. If you do, it creates a negative environment tied to books and can make children resist reading even more. Don’t use reading as […]

Inclement Weather Policy

When the weather is bad, we really try to be open. However, there may be weather we are unable to overcome and, as a result, the library is forced to close for the day. If school is cancelled or the streets are really bad, please call before you make a trip to your library. In […]

Total Boox

Available exclusively for mobile devices, Total Boox is a service provided by the State Library of Kansas. It give users the ability to download free ebooks. It take moments to set up and you can load as many books as you like to your Kindle Fire, Android, or Apple device. To use this great service, […]

HOOPLA updates

Are you using HOOPLA? It is a service, accessible by using your library card. that lends movies, ebooks, music downloads and more. Recently, they added the ebook portion of this experience, along with DC comic books. To download two free items per month, go to hoopladigital.com. Set up an account by choosing the Nortonville Public […]

eBooks and Audiobooks

Use a Kansas library card number, available from your local library, to download free ebooks and audiobooks from the Kansas State Library. Simply go to www.kslc.org and choose from OneClickdigital Audiobooks, Freading ebooks, Tumblebooks ebooks for children or 3M Cloud Library ebooks. These resources are free to any Kansas resident. For more information, contact your […]