All programs are listed on our Events Calendar above, please note below for changes to the schedule! Thanks!
LIBRARY PROGRAMS: ( WEEKLY)
MONDAY NOVEMBER 20TH LEGO CLUB! @ 4:00 P.M.
TUESDAY NOVEMBER 21ST MOTHER GOOSE MOMENTS @ 10:30 A.M.
TUESDAY NOVEMBER 21ST CHESS CLUB @ 4:00 P.M.
WEDNESDAY NOVEMBER 22ND NO ART CLUB @ 4:00 P.M.WE WILL CLOSE AT NOON!
THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 23RD NO STORYTIME! @ 10:30 A.M. WE WILL BE CLOSED ALL DAY!
SORRY FOR ANY INCONVENIENCE OF THE HOLIDAY CLOSINGS!
WINTER HOLIDAY CLOSINGS FOR THE NORTON PUBLIC LIBRARY:
Holiday closings for the Norton Public Library
November: Closed Wednesday 11-22-17 @ noon
Closed Thursday 11-23-17 for Thanksgiving.
December: Closed Saturday 12-23-17,
Closed Monday 12-25-17 for Xmas.
Closed Saturday 12-30-17 for New Years Eve
January: Closed Monday 1-1-18 for New Years
BOOK CLUB: (MONTHLY)
TUESDAY, DECEMBER 12TH @ 6:30 p.m. “IT’S ALL ABOUT THE BOOK” ~ BOOK CLUB
(They will be discussing The Little Paris Bookshop by Nina George)
They meet the second Tuesday of every month! If you have read this book, come discuss it with us!! No appointment necessary! 🙂 (update for December book club: they will be meeting off site of the Library, if you would like more information on this site, please contact Gayle Walsh @ 785-669-7002). Starting January 2018 they will be meeting back at the Library Community room.
We have a winner for the Name The Dragon contest!! the dragon’s name is …..drum roll please….. SAPHIRA!!
” BECAUSE WE ARE NOT JUST BOOK WORMS, WE ARE BOOK DRAGONS!!”
20 REASONS WHY YOU SHOULD VISIT THE NORTON PUBLIC LIBRARY?!!
Come in, let us set you up for a Norton Public Library Card, or a State Library Card..( it’s super simple)….. and open up the possibilities!!! 🙂
New Reception Area furniture, made possible by the Della Connell Estate!
Have Kids? then you need to check out our Summer Reading Program!!! Sign up to read, and win prizes!! Also, we have many children’s programs. Just stop at the front desk for a schedule of our children’s programming,( Lego Club, Chess Club, Mother Goose, Art Club, Storytime!) and our Summer Reading Program presenters!
Our new Patron Computers, made possible by a grant from the Dane G. Hansen Foundation.
The Laminator – able to laminate up to 27″ wide! The charge? = only $1 per foot!!!
The 3D printer, FREE to use, fun to watch, super fascinating!!
Public Copy, Scan, and Fax – prices available at the front desk.
FREE Wi-Fi, (courtesy of Nex Tech!) just come in and use your device, soak up the Wi-Fi, and download FREE e- books from the Sunflower E Library!, HOOPLA, AND SEVERAL OTHERS!
Thousands of BOOKS!!, C.D.’S, DVD’S, games, etc !! FREE!!! You just need a library card!
The Community Room can be rented for only $15.00 per day. We have a new projection system in the Community Room!
Our Genealogy Room – countless pieces and artifacts of Norton, and Kansas history!
The Art Gallery – Now contains the awesome photography from the Busy Beaver 4H club. The Busy Jayhawkers 4-H club, the Cedar Ridge 4-H club, and the Prairie Dog 4-H club. Come enjoy the talent!
The North Display Case – Terry Hillman is graciously sharing her gorgeous nativity scenes!! If you love nativity scenes, you will love this display!! They are incredible!
The South Display Case – Our very own Norton Public Library Art Club is displaying their ‘gold foil’ art!! It is a very unique and beautiful idea, thanks to Patty Kleinschmidt!!
The Center Display Case – Always contains our genius Lego creations from Lego Club! 🙂
We now have a new E- Newsletter that you can sign up for. Just pop in, and sign up at the front desk.
Inter-Library Loan – If we can’t find it here in our library… we’ll ask another Library in the state to loan it to us, so you can read it!
Our Book Club is always open for new members, they meet every second Tuesday of the month @ 6:30 p.m., right here in the Community Room of the Library! Just read the next book on the list, and show up to visit about it!! A super fun group of people, you would totally enjoy yourself!! ( the book list can be found on the top menu under Book Club).
The Dolly Parton Imagination Library!! for children under 5 years old, who live in Norton County. Parents must have a valid address, phone number, and email address…we have now opened up the ‘online’ registration..so feel free to go online and register, or come in, and fill out an application. This is a great program, free books for your child, from birth to age five. Another wonderful thing from the Dane G. Hansen Foundation.
Our new Teen Area is open, and ready for business!! A quiet little nook for teens to do homework, study, watch a movie, soak up some Wi-Fi…or just sit and visit!!
Our friendly, wonderful, helpful, knowledgeable STAFF!!!! 🙂
We always strive to make your Library a wonderful place to be….. Please let us know what we can do to make your experience more enjoyable!!!!!
THE NORTON PUBLIC LIBRARY……… COME CHECK US OUT!!!!! 😉