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October 2017

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  • Budding Readers Storytime
  • Mommy & Me Mixer
  • Budding Readers Storytime
  • Math Academy - Free Tutoring
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  • Math Academy - Free Tutoring
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  • Hesston Fall Fest! - Vintage Book Sale
  • Math Academy - Free Tutoring
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  • Math Academy - Free Tutoring
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  • Budding Readers Storytime
  • Mommy & Me Mixer
  • Budding Readers Storytime
  • Math Academy - Free Tutoring
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  • Math Academy - Free Tutoring
  • Water Movie: Flow, For the Love of Water
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  • Forum: Jared Morrison, Director of Westar's Waste and Wastewater Division
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  • Math Academy - Free Tutoring
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  • Math Academy - Free Tutoring
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  • Budding Readers Storytime
  • Mommy & Me Mixer
  • Budding Readers Storytime
  • Math Academy - Free Tutoring
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  • Parents as Teachers Play Group
  • Math Academy - Free Tutoring
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  • Forum: Kansas Water Office, Water Policy
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  • Math Academy - Free Tutoring
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  • Netherlands Water Talk
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  • Math Academy - Free Tutoring
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  • Budding Readers Storytime
  • Mommy & Me Mixer
  • Budding Readers Storytime
  • Math Academy - Free Tutoring
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  • CLOSED for librarians to attend Kansas Library Association Conference
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  • Math Academy - Free Tutoring
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  • Water Speaker: Heidi Mehl
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  • Math Academy - Free Tutoring
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Hesston Public Library updated their cover photo. ...

We love it when kids (and parents) first notice the friends that live outside the Children's Area windows. ...

Conditions are wet at the library weather station. But staying indoors doesn't have to be boring! Come spend a few hours reading or playing here, then check out some materials to keep you occupied for the rest of the weekend. ...

Come see us at the Health Fair this morning at Hesston Middle School!

BRING THE KIDS - free screenings!
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Reading just became EZ-ier!

For those who love the convenience of downloading ebooks and audiobooks to their personal electronic devices, the opportunity to sign on with two new vendors is underway.

The State Library of Kansas and our library are pleased to announce the Kansas EZ Library of digital books available to all Kansas library users. Acting on behalf of Kansas libraries, the State Library of Kansas has entered into agreements with OneClickDigital (for downloadable audiobooks) and 3M (for downloadable eBooks).

OneClickDigital for audiobooks is available via the State Library of Kansas and Hesston Public Library. Books can be accessed at this site www.kslib.info/digitalbooks. Users must have a Kansas Library card that can be requested at our local library.

Regular users of the download service will find the new interface with OneClickDigital much simpler and faster to use. Video and written tutorials are available at www.kslib.info/digitalbooks to assist individuals in using the new service.

In addition, the State Library will begin offering an ebook solution through 3M Cloud Library soon. Updates for the beginning of this service can be found on the www.kslib.info/digitalbooks site. The Kansas EZ library page also features other free audiobook and ebook resources available to Kansas readers.

On Dec. 5, Kansas ended its six-year contract OverDrive, a source for downloadable books. The books previously available for checkout through OverDrive and possibly on hold for patrons will no longer be accessible. However, thanks to the diligence of the State Library, many of the titles popular with customers have been transferred to the new vendors’ platforms, and now are available through the two new service!

(P.S. – The link to the State e-books and audiobooks has been added to Quick Links on the right-hand side of our homepage, for easy future access!)

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