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 »
“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 »
Join us for the first ever Basehor Library Independent Film Festival Award Show, September 27, 2014, 6:30 p.m. at the Basehor Community Library. We will screen the submitted films and announce the award winners. Everyone is invited for an evening of film, food and fun. Judges have picked the winners, but the audience will have the opportunity to choose the People Choice Reuben (Basehor) Award!
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!
Registration ended June 30, but keep reading! 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. CLICK HERE TO LOG YOUR MINUTES! Begin reading on June 2nd. You can pick up your weekly prize starting June 9th. One prize per week for a total of 8 prizes. Babies to… Read more »
The Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia start with the opening ceremony on Feb. 7 . For the next 16 days of competition, the website Mashable will be curating photos and tweets from the Olympians and journalists. For a different look at the Olympics, try Mashable.
The Kansas State Historical has preserved the rich heritage of our state through pictures, letters, advertisements, etc. – all scanned and available online at Kansas Memory. See actual letters from John Brown, pictures of what a downtown looked like in the early 1900’s, and much, much more.
Kids.gov is a website that’s full of fun for kids. February’s resources activities for African American History Month, American Heart Month, and National Children’s Dental Health Month.
Don’t forget to turn in your family valentine and and reading activity log by March 10 to any one of our four libraries, so you can be registered in a drawing for a “Legends Family Fun Pack!”
Here at the Basehor Library, we’re always looking for new ways to Explore, Imagine, and Connect with our community. You can help by taking our survey, either on paper or online. Thanks for your thoughts!