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. Old Brine Well Sinkholes: A Mining Legacy

    An interesting PowerPoint presented by the Kansas Department of Health and Environment at the Kansas Dam Safety Conference in 2010 on old brine well sinkholes in central Kansas and northwest Oklahoma. You can view the PowerPoint online at the State...

  2. On The Download - January 2021

    Most Downloaded Talking Books, December 2020 DB100857 The Coast-to-Coast Murders by Patterson, James & Barker, J. D DB100852 Shadows in Death: an Eve Dallas novel by Robb, J. D DB100485 Thick as Thieves by Brown, Sandra DB100846 The Return by...

  3. Welcome the New Year with Reading

    Welcome to 2021. As this new year begins, I’m looking toward a brighter future with hopefully less drama and a lot more books. Last year was hard, but the with the new year comes changes and new delights. To keep my spirits high; to, maybe, get...

  4. Top 10 Talking Books of 2020

    Kansas Talking Books Top Ten Most Circulated Books of 2020 DB 96912 The Guardians by John Grisham DB 97123 Child's Play by Danielle Steel DB 97531 Criss Cross by James Patterson DB 97355 A Minute to Midnight by David Baldacci DB 97352 Twisted...

  5. Relief for Western Kansas Farmers in the 1890s

    The 1890s were hard years for agriculture in Western Kansas. Two publications issued by the Kansas Railroad Commissioners called for aid to be sent to farmers to assist them in obtaining seed grain for planting crops as well as coal. From the 1893...

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