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.
  • Statewide Online Services News - covers any updates for digital books, databases, the Kansas Library eCard, and more.  Book of the week (BoW) is posted Wednesdays, and a different database is highlighted every other month.
  • KGI Online Library - weekly (Thursdays or Fridays) post on interesting items or special topics from the Kansas Government Information Online Library, which is digitally preserving Kansas government publications.
  • From the Reference Desk - topic of interest with links to further information, for research or just for fun (usually bi-monthly).
  • Talking Books Talk - provides news and updates about the Kansas Talking Books Service (KTBS). Talking Books staff will highlight relevant announcements from KTBS and the National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped.

Recent posts:

  1. BotW: The Fairy-Tale Detectives

    Book of the Week The Fairy-Tale Detectives by Michael Buckley Format: RBdigital audiobook or cloudLibrary eBook Soon after their parents disappear, sisters Sabrina and Daphne Grimm learn that they come from a long line of fairy tale detectives....

  2. BotW: The Timber Press Guide to Vegetable Gardening in the Midwest

    Book of the Week The Timber Press Guide to Vegetable Gardening in the Midwest by Michael VanderBrug Format: Freading eBook Whether you're an experience gardener or considering starting a new hobby, this guide to growing food in the Midwest is an...

  3. BotW: Truly Madly Guilty

    Book of the Week Truly Madly Guilty by Liane Moriarty Format: cloudLibrary eBook Looking for a great summer read? New York Times bestselling author Liane Moriarty, author of Big Little Lies, has got you covered with this thriller about three...

  4. KGI Special Collection: Governor Sam Brownback

    Governor Brownback Special Collection at KGI Online Library Quite often researchers at the State Library are looking for publications/information on state government that transcends the publications of one particular agency or institution. A report...

  5. Sample Ballots

    Sample Ballots Wouldn’t it be great to view a sample ballot before walking into the voting booth??  Kansas sample ballots can be easily looked up at the following website: Kansas Sample Ballots If you do not see your sample ballot for the...

  6. Resources for Kansas' 2018 primary elections

    The 2018 Kansas primary elections are taking place on August 7. By Kansas law, voter registration and updates must be done 21 days or more before an election. The deadline for voter registration or updates for the 2018 Kansas primaries is therefore...

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