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Libraries Rock! SUMMER READING PROGRAM For All Ages, Sign-up Now – Kids prizes start Mon. June 4

Summer Reading is here!!! Summer reading is FUN and simple! For kids birth to 6th grade, sign up online or at the library. We’re rockin’ with some great kids events this year: Reader’s Theater, Camp Construct, exotic animals, Jay & Leslie and so much more! Check the flyer for times you need to register (hint: it’s always the Monday of the week prior to the event, except for Memorial Day Monday)…. Read more »

Visit Mr. Patrick Online – Subscribe to Our Basehor Kids YouTube Channel!

Are you missing Mr. Patrick’s Story-times? Subscribe to our “Basehor Kids” YouTube Channel! Mr. Patrick has created some fun, educational short videos you can watch anytime. Also included on the channel are the creative “Stories From a Bag” told with child participation, and games with animal friends. In the future we’ll upload many unique ways to see and hear stories just like the ones Mr Patrick does in story-time. So… Read more »

Get Ready For Your Driving Test With These Online Practice Tests!

We’ve partnered with Driving-Tests.org, a company dedicated to driver safety and education, to offer free Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) practice tests to library patrons. The new service includes free tests specifically based on the Kansas DMV materials. It is the only site of its kind to include accessibility tools that let users hear selections read aloud, make them into MP3s, translate pages into other languages, magnify text, and mask portions… Read more »

NEW! Flipster for Online Magazines

Sometimes you want to read more than just the headlines. Magazines give us in-depth information about everything from current events to science to quilting patterns. You can now get that content on your tablet or computer with Flipster. Login to your account on the NExpress Catalog from our website or with the direct link catalog.nexpresslibrary.org. On the left under Digital Sources, click on Flipster. You can choose from over 50 magazine… Read more »

Borrow a Jigsaw Puzzle from the Library!

Do you love jigsaw puzzles? Now you can borrow one from the library! We’ve added several donated puzzles to our NExpress library catalog. Check one out for two weeks – renew it if you don’t have time to finish it. We’ve put the puzzles on the shelves near the video games, but you can also search and place a hold from your online account. Be sure and let us know… Read more »

Build a Better World – Read!

Summer Reading is here!!! Summer reading is FUN and simple! For kids birth to 6th grade, keep track of your reading here. Check out the long list of kids events – including Reader’s Theater, Little Bits, Lego Robotics, Drawing class, and more… Teens – Earn library bucks for the end of Summer Reading Auction! Record your books and reviews here. Lots of great fun events for Teens, too! We did not forget… Read more »

The BLIFF 48-Hour Film Project Challenge – May 5-7 and May 12-14 and May 19-21

This year’s Basehor Library Independent Film Festival challenges you and your team to make a film in 48 hours. You’ll pick up the registration packet on Friday by 5 pm, shoot and edit your film, then turn in the finished product by Sunday at 5 pm. There are 20 challenge phrases or items listed on our Official Film Festival Entry Form – you must include five in your film. You’ll… Read more »

WINNERS OF THE 2018 PICTURE POETRY CONTEST ANNOUNCED!

Thank you to all the poets who shared their talents with us! And the winners are… First place: “Yesteryear’s Rag Bag” by RoJean Mustain, Basehor, KS Second place: “Armageddon Calls the Crow” by Roy Stucky, Pretty Prairie, KS Third place: “September Serenade” by Teresa Mustain, Basehor, KS Honorable mention: “Second Sight” by Robert L. Dean, Jr, Augusta, KS “Missing the Farm” by Janet Jenkins-Stotts, Lawrence, KS “To the Angels, We Cry” by… Read more »

Enjoy Our Collection of Online Magazines Through Zinio!

Have you tried Zinio? Zinio for Libraries is like the world’s largest newsstand, offering full-color, digital magazines for immediate checkout.  You can read online on desktop computers and mobile devices — or you can download magazines through the Zinio For Libraries app. Browse from our library’s collection of popular new and backlist titles with no holds, no checkout periods and no limits – all available through a link on the Basehor Library website!… Read more »

Once Upon a Winter Night – Adult Winter Reading Challenge

JANUARY 11TH – MARCH 18TH It is time for our annual Adult Winter Reading Challenge. There’s “snow” doubt, snuggling with a book is the best way to survive the cold. Read your way through winter, earn prizes and enter for a chance at the grand prize, a Kindle Fire. The Challenge starts in January and runs until spring is here.  Come on in to the library for more details and to… Read more »