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1,000 Books Before Kindergarten – Give Your Child The Gift of Reading!


Did you know that reading to your child is one of the most powerful ways to boost his or her brain power? The simple and enjoyable act of sharing books helps your child learn pre-reading skills such as understanding the sounds letters make, developing a bigger vocabulary, and building background knowledge—all important skills that help prepare your child for learning to read and entering kindergarten. 1,000 Before Kindergarten program is… 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 »

E-books, Audiobooks, Music and More Now On Hoopla!

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Basehor Library card holders can now download e-books, audiobooks, and movies through the Hoopla app on your device or on your computer. You can watch digital movies (including some Disney) and TV shows, listen to music and audiobooks, and even read e-books and comics! You can download the free Hoopla™ digital mobile app on your Android or iOS device, or visit hoopladigital.com to begin enjoying thousands of titles. Here’s how it works:… Read more »

Announcing the 2nd Annual Basehor Library Independent Film Festival

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Get Your Film Ready for Our Basehor Library Independent Film Festival! Deadline for Submission is Friday, September 18 @ 5:00 pm Tell us a story in a five-minute film. You choose the subject, the scene, the actors, and the genre. You must include at least five of our 25 challenge phrases or items, for instance: • Star Wars reference • Basehor landmark or a BLHS Bobcat • Chase scene or slow motion scene •… Read more »

Summer Reading for Kids and Teens: Record Your Time Here!

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Registration is now closed, BUT KEEP READING! For kids age 3 through 6th grade, summer reading is FUN and simple! No keeping track of books. No keeping track of minutes. To earn a weekly prize, the only requirement is to read everyday; it does not matter what or how much you read… just read. One prize per week for a total of 8 prizes. The first day to pick up prizes is June 1. CLICK HERE TO ADD YOUR… Read more »