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: Doctor Who Audio Dramas on RBdigital

    Book of the Week Doctor Who Audio Dramas on RBdigital Format: RBdigital Audiobooks Did you know that the State Library of Kansas subscribes to a collection of Doctor Who audio dramas? If you're a fan of the Doctor, check it out! Don't know where...

  2. Recent State Publications on Wind Energy in Kansas

    The American Wind Energy Association's 2018 Annual Market report shows Kansas passing Iowa to claim the number one spot in wind energy production in the United States. The report states that 36.4% of our state's total electricity was produced by wind...

  3. BotW: Lie to Me

    Book of the Week Lie to Me by J.T. Ellison Format: Freading eBook If you like fast-paced domestic thrillers, strap in for this novel about a seemingly perfect couple whose idyllic façade is shattered by their own lies - the ones they tell...

  4. Total Boox Update

    If you're wondering what happened to Total Boox, you're not alone. The state library began experiencing technical problems with Total Boox late last year, at which time we contacted the company to have them resolve the issues. They responded to our...

  5. Financial Literacy Information for Kansans

    It is that time of year again when we take a look at financial information. Financial Literacy is recognized nationally in the month of April, each year. Financial Literacy Month is a great time to learn to manage personal finances with events and...

  6. The State of Education in Kansas 150 Years Ago

    150 years ago Peter McVicar, State Superintendent of Public Instruction, issued the Eighth Annual Report of the Superintendent of Public Instruction of the state of Kansas.  The book gives a good look at education in the state from elementary to...

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