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School Bells are Ringing

With school starting, this is just a reminder that the library has several computers available to be used in the library for your child to do their homework.  We are open Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday from 1 pm – 6 pm for your convenience.  We are also open on Saturday from 10 am – 2 pm.

The Library has all the William Allen White selections for the 2018-2019 school year that can be checked out to your child.  They are:

Step Right Up                                                   Ms. Bixby’s Last Day

Giant Squid                                                       Fuzzy

When Green Becomes Tomatoes            The Girl Who Drank the Moon

Full of Beans                                                    Soar

Animals by the Numbers                             Unbound

I Dissent:  Ruth Bader Ginsburg                One Half from the East

Pax                                                                        Ghost

As Brave As You                                                Samurai Rising

Prairie Dog Song                                              Wolf Hollow

Save Me A Seat


Following is a list of 2018 KS Notable Books that are available in the library.

*Bad Kansas: Stories

*Cricket in the Thicket: Poems about Bugs

*Dodge City: Wyatt Earp, Bat Masterson, and the wickedest Town in the American West

*Headlights on the Prairie: Essays on Home

*Ike and McCarthy: Dwight Eisenhower’s Secret Campaign Against Joseph McCarthy

*Kansas Baseball, 1858-1941

*Kansas Guidebook 2 for Explorers

*Man from the Train: The Solving of a Century-Old Serial Killer Mystery

*Midnight at the Electric

*Stark Mad Abolitionists: Lawrence,KS and the Battle over Slavery in the Civil War Era

*That is My Dream

*To the Stars Through Difficulties




Sign your child, age birth to Kindergarten, to the 1000 Books Before Kindergarten Reading program at the Riley City Library.  Each child will receive their own patron card and a lanyard to carry it on.  They will also receive prizes when they reach each 100 books read to them level.  This is a national program that promotes reading to children so they are better prepared for kindergarten.  It encourages their love of books and reading.  It will help with their verbal and listening skills.  Please stop by anytime we are open and fill out a patron information sheet.