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Kansas Notable Books

15 Titles Selected

Kansas Notable Books recognizes 15 outstanding titles either written by Kansans or about a Kansas-related topic.
These title are available here:

Winfield’s Walnut Valley Festival
Nothing but the Dirt
River of the Gods
One Boy Watching
The Undead Truth of US
Easy Beauty
Hell’s Hal-Acre
A New Guide to Kansas Mushrooms
Letters to Martin
Native American Stories for Kids
Duchess of Dirt
The Vagabond Way
Monster’s Bones

EBooks and AudioBooks!

Borrow eBooks, AudioBooks, Magazines and more from your library!  Libby, by OverDrive is loved by millions! Get started now, or get Help

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AWE Learning is safe for young learners

Science, Technology Engineering, Reading, Art, Music and Math (STREAM) content for ages 2-12.  NO INTERNET, so youth is safe!

If we do not have a book you want, you can request it from another library by filling out this simple form.

Each child, age 0 to 5, will receive their card and earn prizes for each 100 books read.  This program encourages the love of reading and Kindergarten preparedness.

Kids reading

Pre K Storytime

We have Story Time every Tuesday morning at 10:30 am.  We read 2 or 3 stories and do an activity.

I Love My Kansas Library

This campaign promotes the significant impact our libraries, staff, and volunteers have on our communities.


New Books

We are always purchasing new books to add to our collection. Also checkout out book sale!

RCL Mug for sale

Mugs for Sale

You can purchase a mug with the RCL logo on it, at the Riley City Library for $20.00.

Friends Fundraising

Giving Tree

Giving Tree

Friends of the Riley City Library invite you to support the library by giving to the Giving Tree.

Leaves will be attached to this tree noting the donor’s wishes. 

Local Authors

Miranda Asebedo

Miranda Asebedo was born and raised in rural Kansas with a love of fast cars, open skies, and books. Miranda’s first book “The Deepest Roots” is on the Kansas Notable Book List for 2019. Her second book “A Constellation of Roses” has just been published and It is on the 2020 Kansas Notable Book list. 

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Ron Schwab

Ron Schwab is the author of the popular Western series, The Law Wranglers, The Coyote Saga, and The Lockes, as well as several novels, including Grit, a winner of the Western Fictioneers Peacemaker Award for Best Western Novel, and Cut Nose, a finalist for the Western Writers of America Best Western Historical Novel. 

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Rosie Bosse

Rosie currently has eight children’s titles and four adult novels available. The children’s books combine fiction and real life on the farm while the novels are geographically and historically correct.

Frequently Asked Questions

State of Kansas Library has several different apps.

Website: https://kslib.info

You will need a State of Kansas Library card number.

KSL Number: ex 999999

AND password (your birthday mm/dd/yyyy): ex 01/01/2020.

Click on DIGITAL BOOK eLENDING.  There you will see several different apps for either eAudiobooks or eBooks.  Each one is a little different and has instructions for use.  When you click on the instructions, you will learn if the app is compatible with your device.

Call or stop in.  Once you receive your Riley City Library card, use it to search our catalog

To access your account, log in with your library card number and the password: userpass. You will then be prompted to create your own password.

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