Kansas Library News Blogs

The State Library has seven 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. Kansas Talking Book News Update – Fall 2019

    Kansas Talking Book News Update – Fall 2019 From the Director’s Desk Hello friends, hello fall, and hello cool weather (fingers crossed), I want to congratulate all of the summer reading weekly prize winners and our two grand prize winners...

  2. Kansas Bank Commissioner's Report on Panic of 1893

    "The Panic of 1893 was a serious economic depression in the United States that began in 1893 and ended in 1897. It deeply affected every sector of the economy, and produced political upheaval that led to the realigning election of 1896 and the...

  3. On The Download - October 2019

    Most downloaded BARD audio books in Kansas, September 2019 DB 95734 One good deed by Baldacci, David DB 95389 Unsolved by Patterson, James & Ellis, David DB 95875 Contraband by Woods, Stuart DB 95764 Under currents by Roberts, Nora DB 92245 Where...

  4. Samuel Crumbine's Campaign Against the Housefly, 1919

    Samuel J. Crumbine gained national recognition as a public health official while serving as Secretary of the Kansas State Board of Health back in the early 1900s. He campaigned for public hygiene with slogans such as "Swat that fly!" and a drive to...

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