Using the Library

NPL EntranceYes, the Library has books, more than 98,000 books! But don’t stop with checking out a good read, there’s so much more you can do at the Library!

Here are a few suggestions:

 

First, get a free NPL card:

All Kansas residents may apply at the Library with current photo ID and proof of residency. A parent or legal guardian registers minors under 18 years of age. Teacher cardsfor classroom use with longer check-out times are available. Out-of-state students in the area may also apply for free NPL cards.

 Using the Library

Check out the variety of collections:

Books, audio materials, videos, artwork, toys and games, magazines, newspapers, AV equipment.

 

Use the online catalog:

Search the catalog, place a request, review your account, renew your materials.

 

Get a free Kansas library card:Summer Reading Family Program

Find free information online from magazines and databases, download free audio and video materials, or get one-on-one online tutoring in English or Spanish.

 

Attend special events or free classes:

Whether it’s StoryTimes, Teen Gaming, computer classes, book discussions, an author visit, or some other special event, don’t miss out!

 

Use our special services:Meet at the Library

Delivery to homebound seniors in Newton and North Newton through ENLITE program, Volunteer Income Tax Assistance during tax season, Interlibrary Loan for requesting materials from other Libraries, Talking Books service for those unable to read standard print.

 

Come to the Library:

Find out our hours and location, use our computers or wireless network, view a special display, use the photocopying or fax machine, book a room for your next meeting (ask about HD videoconferencing).

 

Staff Assist With Finding InformationGet Help:

Staff members are happy to be of assistance. Online assistance is available from Ask A Librarian or HomeworkKansas.