Thanksgiving Holiday

Riley City Library will be closed on Thursday, November 23 – Saturday, November 25 to observe the Thanksgiving Holiday with our families.  Please come to the library prior to November 23 and check out some reading material or movies for the holiday with your family.

Happy Thanksgiving

Ron Schwab

Ron Schwab is a local author that has provided the Riley City Libary with a collection of nine of his books.  They are Historical Fiction with them written about the local area in the late 1800’s.  They are a very good read.  Please stop by and check them out.  Here is a sample of one of his books.

Riley City Library hosts Berggren’s Art Exhibit

Riley City Library is hosting Maury Berggren’ s Art Exhibit of Stained Glass and other wood art from Saturday, September 23 through October 13.  Also on October 7, he will be demonstrating some of his techniques in a booth outside of the library from 10 am – 2 pm.

Maury grew up near Leonardville and received a B.A. in Art Education from Bethany College at Lindsborg and a Master’s degree in ceramics from Kansas State University.  He taught ceramics at Manhattan High School for 29 years.    You can see examples of his work around the area, such as the stained glass in the chapel window at the Leonardville Nursing Home.

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