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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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Winter Library Hours start in December!
Monday - Friday: 9:30 am - 6:30 pm
Saturday: 9:30 am - 2:30 pm


Shop the Christmas Boutique at Beck Bookman Library
featuring small gift items and books.
Open during library hours.


Rhyme Time for Babies & Toddlers
Thursdays, 10:30 am at the library.
for babies and toddlers with their parents, grandparents or caregivers.
A time for stories, songs and play.


Knights of the Novel Book Club
meets Thursday, December 1, 4-5 pm

Library Lego Club
Friday, December 2, 4-5 pm
for children ages 6-12, Legos provided

Santa, Mrs. Claus and an Elf to visit
Beck Bookman Library

Saturday, December 2, 10 am - 2 pm
bring you camera or phone to capture those special moments.

Toddler Time with Parents as Teachers
Thursday, December 15, 10:30 am
Tuesday, December 20, 6 pm

for babies and toddlers with their parents, grandparents or caregivers.

Library Board Meeting
Tuesday, December 20, 5:30 pm

Beck Bookman Library will be closed
Saturday - Monday December 24-26
Saturday - Monday December 31- January 2

Library Book Club for adults who love to read!
No meeting in December
Thursday, January 12, 6:30 pm
Book selection: Me Before You by Jojo Moyes
Click here for printable list of 2016-2017 selections.
New members are welcome. If you are interested in joining, contact the library at
785-364-3532 or
holtoncitylib@gmail.com.

Thanks to all who celebrated Kansas Reads to Preschoolers


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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: 
9:30 am - 7:00 pm
Friday:
9:30 am - 6:30 pm
Saturday:
9:30 am - 2:30 pm


 
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The library has 7 computers for public access and a
wi-fi hotspot!
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Library Winter Hours
December - February
Monday - Friday: 
9:30 am - 6:30 pm
Saturday:
9:30 am - 2:30 pm

 

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