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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


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Rhyme Time
Every Thursday at 10:30 a.m.
for babies & toddlers with their parents, grandparents or caregivers.
Note: No Toddler Time with Parents as Teachers is scheduled during February.

Beck Bookman Library will be closed
February 19th
in honor of President's Day.

Beck Bookman Library Board of Trustees
will meet Tuesday, February 20th, 6 pm.

Library Lego Club
for children ages 6-12
Friday, March 2, 4 5 pm
Legos provided. No registration required.
Free event.


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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 44 libraries participating in the shared catalog.

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.     Click on the NExpress link

2.     To log in, enter the account number from the back of your library card, not case sensitive. Note: the I in FI9 is an i. The initial password is your last name, case sensitive.
Patrons with accounts set up prior to 5/6/2017: To login enter the 7 last digits from the back of your library card excluding the last character. Initial password is your last name in lower case letters.

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

4.     To place a hold, click Place Hold then click Place Hold again to confirm. When your item arrives, you will be notified via e-mail, phone or text, depending on your preference settings.

5.     See your Account: items checked out, on hold, fines & fees, messaging & privacy preferences, change your password, place holds on items, renew items & more.


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Library  Hours
Monday - Friday: 
9:30 am - 6:30 pm
9:30 am - 2:30 pm

December 25-26
January 1-2

movies, TV, music, audiobooks on your computer or mobile device with your library card.

Free e-books!

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Look up books, points,
reading levels!


FAX Service
Cost to sent:
$1.50 for the first page, $1 for each following page.
A free cover sheet is provided.
Cost to receive:
$1 per page.

15 per page
30 double sided
max. 25 per day. 
Color: 25 per page 50 double sided
max. 10 per day. 


Beck-Bookman Library
420 West 4th Street, Holton, KS 66436  
785-364-3532  FAX 785-364-5402  holtoncitylib@gmail.com

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