Kansas Library News Blogs

The State Library has three blogs that provide news and items of interest for Kansans.  Subscribe to any blog through our site's Notify Me feature, or add them to your RSS feed reader.

Recent posts:

  1. BoW: Guess What Is Growing Inside this Egg!

    Guess What Is Growing Inside this Egg?    by Mia Posada    Format: Tumblebook video storybook. Visit the link then search by name (just egg will work).    Have fun guessing which animal laid the egg! Older children will be interested in the...

  2. Travel Around Kansas: Ideas for Weekend Road Trips

    With spring in full swing, the State Library of Kansas has several books that might help you plan a weekend road trip. Want to see the oldest public library this side of the Mississippi operated continuously in the same building since 1876? Plan...

  3. Kansas Motor Vehicle Law Making in the 1930s

    The mass production of automobiles at the turn of the last century changed life in the United States drastically. There was a sudden need for gas stations, better roads, motels, and of course... laws regulating traffic, driver education/safety and...

  4. A History of the Tax System in Kansas, 1861-1937

    Just in time for tax season! We've just added a very cool publication to the State Library of Kansas' KGI Online Library. Published in 1937, the title is: "Summary history of Kansas finance : development of the tax system, with synopsis of receipts...

  5. BoW: A Book of Bees

    A Book of Bees     by Sue Hubbell     Format: TotalBoox or Freading ebook    Sue Hubbell lives on a farm in the Missouri Ozarks. This book is part rural memoir, part beekeeping journal. Remember, both TotalBoox and Freading have unlimited copies...

  6. Financial Literacy Month in April

    Financial Literacy is recognized in the month of April, and Money Smart Week begins on April 22 this year. Financial Literacy Month is a great time to highlight the importance of financial literacy, and learning how to manage personal finances can be...

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