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. Reading Woodstock

    Reading Woodstock Day One Performers: Friday, August 15, 1969 Ravi Shankar DB 51182 Raga mala: the autobiography of Ravi Shankar by Ravi Shankar Memoirs of the classical sitar player from India who became popular in the U.S. in the 1960s....

  2. Library Safety - Gun Violence

    The news this week, from El Paso to Dayton, has been shocking and heartbreaking, and unfortunately hearing the term “mass shooting” is becoming all too common in the news.  According the Gun Violence Archive (GVA), there have been 255 mass shooting...

  3. Industries in Kansas, 1932 and 1943

    The state of Kansas has been publishing directories of businesses and industries in the state for many years as a means of promoting commerce in our state. Two gems recently added to the State Library of Kansas' KGI Online Library are: Directory of...

  4. On The Download - August 2019

    Top BARD Audio Books in Kansas, July 2019 DB 95158 The 18th abduction by Patterson, James & Paetro, Maxine DB 95242 Cleaning the gold by Slaughter, Karin & Child, Lee DB 95257 Skin game by Woods, Stuart & Hall, Parnell DB 94918 Bury the lead: a Joe...

  5. Kansas Township Names

    Do you know these places in Kansas? Fragrant Hill, Voltaire, Achilles, Llanos, Crooked Creek, Paw Paw, Dor. They're all townships... units of local government found within Kansas counties. Laws about Kansas townships are scattered throughout the...

  6. Amelia Earhart Talking Book Bibliography

    Amelia Earhart Talking Book Bibliography Amelia Earhart. Photograph. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, . Adult Non-Fiction DB 32801 Amelia Earhart: a biography by Rich, Doris L. Reading time: 11 hours, 27...

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