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.

  • Federal Resources for Kansans - The State Library of Kansas is a Federal Depository library, a recipient of U.S. government publications. This blog highlights some of the many fascinating resources the Federal Government provides.
  • From the Reference Desk - topic of interest with links to further information, for research or just for fun (usually bi-monthly).
  • From the Third Floor - State Librarian's Office
  • 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.
  • Librarian News
  • 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.
  • State Library's LIS Collectiondescribes newly-published Library and Information Science books recently acquired by the State Library. These books can then be requested throughout the state via local Inter Library Loan. 
  • 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. Kansas Talking Book News Update – Summer 2023

    From the Director’s Desk School’s out and summer is here! Our staff are hard at work creating themed reading lists and weekly activities for our Summer Reading Program. We are very excited for the addition of NLS programs to this...

  2. May 2023 Staff Picks

    Explore a variety of books recommende by KTB staff, all available today. You can download any of these books and be ready to read in minutes with BARD [https://nlsbard.loc.gov] . Or drop us a line KTB@ks.gov to order them on digital book cartridge ...

  3. Children's Corner: AAPI Heritage Month

    May is Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month. During this month, we celebrate the cultures and traditions that generations of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders have shared and contributed to the United States. We value the talents,...

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