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Images from the Olympics in Sochi

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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.

Learn More About Kansas Through Kansas Memory

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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.  

A Safe Place to Learn and Play

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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.

Pushing the Limits: Science in Our Lives Discussion Series for Adults, continues in April

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Since the beginning of time, humans have imagined and achieved ways to push the boundaries of the physical world.  We want to be stronger, smarter, and more aware, and we create stories to bring those dreams to life. But many of those stories are no longer just stories; and with great new advances in science and technology, we are finding ways in which all of us are able to push… Read more »

What’s Next at the Library? Help Us Decide!

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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!

Rock And Roll: An American Story

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Rock and Roll: An American Story (RRAS) is an online educational resource presented by Steven Van Zandt’s Rock and Roll Forever Foundation and offered free-of-charge to educators and individuals everywhere. Interdisciplinary in nature, RRAS is geared toward middle and high school students but includes resources for learning at all levels. Launched in Fall 2013, the website will offer new lesson plans and teaching resources on a monthly basis. Educators are… Read more »

Book-a-librarian!

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Basehor Library’s Book-a-Librarian service offers you a FREE 30-minute appointment with a librarian for one-to-one help.  If you need help with a new technology device, a piece of software, your resume, or just a great book to read — ask us!  To schedule an individual appointment with one of our staff members, please complete the form here on our website.  If you’re in the library, you can ask for a paper copy of… Read more »

Scary Stories in the Park & Haunted Trail, Oct. 25 7-9 pm

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It’s time again for Basehor Library’s annual Scary Stories in thePark.  This year our guest storyteller is Priscilla Howe.  She has some sort of scary stories…and then some REALLY scary stories!   Scary Stories begins 7:00pm at the gazebo in the Basehor City Park, 159th & Leavenworth Road. For your comfort bring lawn chairs or blankets. Plus, enjoy FREE hot chocolate until it… disappears! Right after “Scary Stories”, about 8:00pm, the Teen Advisory Group invites you to… Read more »

Affordable Health Care Act Information

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Beginning October 1st the government website HealthCare.gov opened for Americans to shop for and buy health insurance.  Since opening, the website has been experiencing numerous problems.  Kathleen Sebelius, Secretary of Health and Human Services, has issued a response. (Read it here.) The HealthCare.gov website is still available for Kansans to shop for health insurance. Open enrollment will continue through March 31, 2014. You can also call the Marketplace Call Center… Read more »