Go Dog Go Dog Walk – Sat, Sept. 12 – To Benefit LCHS

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Join us at Basehor City Park! Dog games and contests! Dog art!  Cool t-shirt! Go Dog Go is a paw-some dog walk to benefit the Leavenworth County Humane Society, Inc. sponsored in part by the Basehor Community Library and Wagg’n Tails Day Spa! SAVE!  Register now! Walk registration begins at 8:30 a.m.  Walk begins at 9:30 a.m. Print off your Registration Form here! Print off your Vendor Application here! Print… Read more »

Operation Paperback – All Summer Long

During June, July & August the Basehor Library is partnering with Operation Paperback to collect gently-used books and send them to American troops overseas, as well as veterans and military families here at home. Since 1999, Operation Paperback has shipped over 1.9 million books to locations around the globe. Our service members and their families make sacrifices every day for our country. It takes so little to let them know… Read more »

Electronics and Batteries Recycling – Sat. April 18, 1:00-4:00 pm


Earth Day is coming soon, so mark your calendar and start gathering your unwanted electronics for safe, environmentally responsible recycling. Secure e-cycle will be in the library parking lot Saturday, April 18th, 1:00-4:00 p.m.  All items are free except $20 fee for any size television and $15 fee for any size CRT monitors. For a list of what can be recycled, follow this link: Items We Accept. Secure e-Cycle has… Read more »

USD #458 Basehor-Linwood Bond 2015 PASSES!

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The vote was 1043-462 in favor of the BL Bond 2015. Bond 2015 will consist of four main projects: 1) Safety & Security – Storm shelter at BES, access control doors throughout the District, security cameras and secure entrance features to District buildings. 2) A Career and Technical Education addition to BLHS – increasing students’ capabilities to graduate high school with industry-recognized certificates. 3) Technology improvements – network hardware, wireless… Read more »

Go Dog Go a doggone success!

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We raised almost $4000 for the Leavenworth County Humane Society and everyone and every hound had a bunch of fun. A big thanks to our sponsors, participants and volunteers! Here’s a link to see photos of this year’s run and walk. See you next year!

Basehor’s Own Version of the Ice Bucket Challenge

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You’ve probably been heard about the Ice Bucket Challenge fundraiser for ALS that is sweeping the nation (No?? click here to learn more). USD #458 has started it’s own Ice Bucket Challenge for 5th grader Hayden Hand, who is undergoing treatment for cancer. Watch the video and donate to Hayden’s Heroes by delivering your check to Basehor Intermediate School or First State Bank & Trust of Basehor. Follow all the… Read more »

Cheap Eats: Cookbook Shows How To Eat Well On $4 A Day


  “Good and Cheap” is a collection of recipes for people with limited incomes, particularly those on a $4/day food stamps budget. The cookbook itself is licensed under creative commons so it is free to use online or to download. The author  Leanne Brown says, “These recipes are designed for the budget of people on SNAP (the US program that used to be called Food Stamps). The meals are generally healthy and use ingredients… Read more »

Ask Smithsonian: How Did King Tut Die?

The Smithsonian magazine doesn’t know the answer, but there are some intriguing theories. Check out their video here. The Smithsonian website has lots of interesting information. It’s worth a look!



“We received poems from men, women, and teens and from as far away as Florida,” says Jenne Laytham, BCL’s Assistant Director and member of the Basehor’s Writers Group. “It was so hard to pick the winners.”  The winners of the Poetry Contest 2014: 1st – Teresa Mustain, Basehor, KS ($75) 2nd – Josiah Hoskins, K.C., MO ($50) Tie for 3rd place: 3rd – Lynn Paul, Tonganoxie, KS ($25) 3rd –… Read more »

National Library Week – April 13-19


Basehor Community Library will celebrate National Library Week April 13-19! We would like to invite everyone in our community to stop by the library anytime during the week to explore all that the library has to offer and take part in some special fun; help complete a community jigsaw puzzle, view pictures through the years, try your luck at our “prize walk numbers game”, and just for the kids –… Read more »