Holiday Happenings @ The Nortonville Public LIbrary

The weather outside is frightful, but the temps in the library are delightful. Join us for some exciting activities this month. Through Dec. 8 @ Noon – Gift Basket Silent Auction. We have over 20 items to bid on, with gifts for everyone on your shopping list. Plus, the funds from this fundraiser help us […]

Many Thanks

The Nortonville Public Library would like to thank these generous donors for their wonderful gifts for our Gift Basket Silent Auction: Krash Designs for their unique leather earrings. Nancy Belveal for her time and materials used to create adorable stuffed animals. Holly Brown, Front Porch Designs for her Frozen gift basket. Paige Noll, Spring Grove […]

Inclement Weather Policy

When the weather is bad, we really try to be open. However, there may be weather we are unable to overcome and, as a result, the library is forced to close for the day. If school is cancelled or the streets are really bad, please call before you make a trip to your library. In […]

Total Boox

Available exclusively for mobile devices, Total Boox is a service provided by the State Library of Kansas. It give users the ability to download free ebooks. It take moments to set up and you can load as many books as you like to your Kindle Fire, Android, or Apple device. To use this great service, […]

HOOPLA updates

Are you using HOOPLA? It is a service, accessible by using your library card. that lends movies, ebooks, music downloads and more. Recently, they added the ebook portion of this experience, along with DC comic books. To download two free items per month, go to hoopladigital.com. Set up an account by choosing the Nortonville Public […]

eBooks and Audiobooks

Use a Kansas library card number, available from your local library, to download free ebooks and audiobooks from the Kansas State Library. Simply go to www.kslc.org and choose from OneClickdigital Audiobooks, Freading ebooks, Tumblebooks ebooks for children or 3M Cloud Library ebooks. These resources are free to any Kansas resident. For more information, contact your […]

Kansas State Library Resources

The Kansas State Library offers numerous databases and online resources for residents of Kansas, all available for free, at www.kslc.org. A Kansas library card number, from your local library, is required to access them from your personal computer.  The current list includes: Academic Search Premier Agricola Applied Science & Technology Abstracts Art Abstracts Art Full […]

Thriving in Tough Times

The State Library of Kansas has compiled several helpful internet tools for employment, finances, housing, health families and seniors. These resources are available at http://thrivingintoughtimes.wordpress.com. This virtual library will help you with everything from rental property disputes to locating a good childcare facility.

Book Review: Creep by Jennifer Hillier

Jennifer Hillier makes her fiction debut with Creep, a thriller sure to keep you on the edge of your seat. Dr. Sheila Tao, professor of psychology, doesn’t know what she is in for when she ends a months long affair with her teaching assistant, Ethan Wolfe. Newly engaged to an investment banker, Sheila’s conscience steers […]

Book Review: Trapped by Michael Northrop

Reviewed by Marjorie Belveal for Young Adults Scotty, a fifteen year old sophomore has two thing on his mind, Krista and basketball, and attends high school in the middle of nowhere. As the snow starts falling in the morning, students wait for school to be cancelled. This does not happen and by the time school […]