Sep 15 2014

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LibraryHours: Monday -Thursday 10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Friday 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Saturday 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.


                        Monday at the Movies

The next movie will be on September 29th at 1:30 p.m.  The featured movie  “Heaven is for Real”, starring Greg Kinnear, Margo Martindale and Kelly Reilly. This film is based on an incredible true story.


Chess Club will meet on September 15th.

 Chess Club for kids will be held on Monday, September 15, 2014 at the Norton Public Library from 4:00 to 5:00.  The  coach for Chess Club is Philip Boutwell.  An after school-snack will be provided.

Mother Goose Moments-Tuesdays at 10:30 a.m.

“Mother Goose Moments” an inter active story-time for babies through age 2, will be held at the library Tuesday, September 16, 10:30 a. m.   Bring your little ones for musical games, stories and snacks.  

Bridge will meet September 17th

Bridge for adults will be held onWednesday September 17th from 2:00-4:00 p. m., in the library community room. Beginners and all skill levels are welcome.  The instructor is Carla Latimer. 

Preschool Story Time-Thursday September 18 at 10:30 a.m.

   Preschool story time will be held at the library on Thursday September 18, 10:30 a.m.  The library staff will be sharing fun stories, songs, games, and a craft about “Apples and Johnny Appleseed.”  Come Join the fun!  

Used Book Sale

The Friends of the Library Organization is sponsoring a USED BOOK SALE in the library during the U.S. Highway 36 Treasure Hunt Weekend. Come inside the library to shop for used books during regular library hours on Friday, September 19 from 10:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m. and Saturday, September 20 from 1:00-5 :00 p.m.

Wii Gaming System

Wii Gaming System now available for use in the Library.   Presented through a grant from the State Library of Kansas.  Come Play at the Library.

 Sunflower E-Library and Zinio Online Magazines

Please don’t forget to check out books from Sunflower E-Library and check out magazines from Zinio to help out the circulation count at Norton Public Library.

Kansas Notable Books 2014

The State Library of Kansas is pleased to announce 15 books featuring quality titles with wide public appeal either written by Kansans or about a Kansas-related topic.   The Kansas Notable Book List is the only honor for Kansas books by Kansans, highlighting our lively contemporary writing community and encouraging readers to enjoy some of the best writing of the authors among us.  Due to a grant from the State Library of Kansas, the Norton Public Library was able to purchase most of these title.   Come to the Norton Public Library and check them out.

Displays for July, August, and September

During July, August, and September we are enjoying Bill Beal’s collection of miniature car banks. Cindy Brown is sharing her frog collection. We are delighted to show Faith Hay’s items from rural schools days of the mid 1900’s.     Kristine Knapp is sharing her excellent art work in our Art Gallery.  Please come in and enjoy our new displays.

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