How do I…?

use Zinio?

  To use Zinio, you must first create an account. Start by clicking on this link. Click Create New Account in the upper right hand corner. Type in your 13-digit Basehor Library Card number (no spaces). Click Next. Fill out the form; create a password with at least 7 characters (include letters and numbers). That’s it! Each time you login, you will use your Basehor Library Card number and password. Now,… Read more »

How do I…place a hold?


Can’t find something on our shelves? You can place a hold on any copy in our NExpress system and the item will be delivered to our library with your name on it. Get in line for the most popular books and movies. There are over one million items available through NExpress! Here’s how to place a hold: You will need to login to your account to place a hold. It’s best… Read more »

Our Program Policy

Basehor Community Library Program Policy: The Basehor Community Library tries to offer a variety of quality programs for the enrichment of the Basehor community. Programs are generally developed a few months in advance of the program date. The library does not typically pay for programs, though there are some exceptions. The library’s Planning Group, which meets regularly, develops library programs in the following categories: Library-Produced Programs are both developed and/or… Read more »

Reserve a Meeting Room

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Meeting Room Policy The Basehor Community Library welcomes the use of its two meeting rooms to governmental agencies, non-profit groups engaged in educational, civic, cultural and charitable activities who agree to abide by this policy. The meeting rooms are primarily for use by the library, library sponsored programs and library related organizations. However, when not required for these functions, the meeting rooms are available for other groups in support of… Read more »

Use hoopla?

Thanks to special funding from the Northeast Kansas Library System (NEKLS), patrons can download the free Hoopla™ digital mobile app on their Android or iOS device, or visit to begin enjoying thousands of titles – from major Hollywood studios, music distributors and publishers – available to borrow for instant streaming to their computers or temporary downloading to their smartphones and tablets. Here’s how it works: To access the system… Read more »

Need to Sign Up? Here’s How


  Register your whole family at the same time! Here’s how: Go to the Basehor Community Library Summer Reading Homepage. Create a username and password for your first child – keep it simple! The first child you register will be the “managing member” and his name will come up first when you login each time. Use the Add Members button to add your next child’s info. Keep adding until everyone is registered…. Read more »

How do I…

  ONLINE… renew my items? get help from a librarian? download e-books? sign up for a newsletter? suggest a program? IN THE LIBRARY… get a Basehor Library card? get a Kansas Library card? connect to our wireless network? print from my laptop? reserve a meeting room?

How do I…get a Basehor Library card?


  It’s easy to get a Basehor Library card! You’ll need: your driver’s license (or picture ID) proof of your current address (utility bill, etc.) to fill out our application form If you want to fill out the application form before you come in, you can download it here. If the person applying for the card is under the age of 16, a parent or legal guardian must be present to… Read more »

Our Wireless Network


Basehor Library WiFi FAQ Please read our Wireless Network Access Policy. By connecting to our wireless, you agree to the terms and conditions in our Policy. Q: What do I need to connect to the library’s WiFi? A: You will need the following – A laptop computer with at least an 802.11b wireless network adapter or better. A charged battery (electrical outlets are available in some areas of the library)…. Read more »

Manage Your NExpress Account

Here’s how to renew your items: Click on the My Account on our homepage:   Sign in with your 13 digit library card number and password (pin number). You’ll see a list of all the items you have checked out. If the item can be renewed, there will be a blue link on the right side of the screen. Click Renew Selected at the bottom of the screen. Or you… Read more »