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: Like Lions

    Book of the Week Like Lions by Brian Panowich Format: RBdigital audiobook Clayton Burroughs, sheriff of a small southern town, is torn between allegiances to law enforcement and his role as the heir apparent of his family's criminal enterprise....

  2. Freading - Perfect for Book Clubs

    If you have a Kansas Library eCard, you have access to Freading (https://kslib.freading.com), an eBook platform that currently includes more than 138,000 titles. While most of these are older books, many of them nonfiction and lots of fiction from...

  3. New eBook and Audiobook Shelves for Summer

    In lieu of a book of the week, this week we're promoting our recently curated and released eBook and audiobook shelves, just in time to welcome summer. On cloudLibrary, Freading, and RBdigital, you'll find collections of great books to read on the...

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