Preschool Storytimes!

We usually have a morning and an evening storytime each month, throughout the winter.   Kids ages 0-6 and their caregivers are welcome to come enjoy stories, songs and activities!  Dates and times are posted on our Facebook page or you can pick up a flyer at the library anytime!!

Upcoming Storytimes:

Tuesday, January 30th  ~7:00 PM

Wednesday,  February 7th  ~ 10:00 AM

Tuesday, February 27th  ~  7:00 PM



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New Hours

New Tuesday Hours at Howard City Library

We are happy to announce new hours at the Howard City Library. Beginning in November, we will open from 9 – 11 on Tuesday mornings, and again Tuesday evening from 4:30-7:00 PM.  Mondays, and Wednesday – Friday the library is open from 2 – 5 PM and we will continue to open from 9 – noon on Saturdays. Come by and enjoy our newly remodeled space. If you haven’t been to the library in a while, we’d love to share with you what your public library has to offer!

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Library Card Catalog Now Online!

The Howard City Library card catalog is now online! Search the Library’s collection, explore the collection of other area libraries, and have what you need transferred to your local library. This  service is available for patrons of the Howard City Library at no charge!

Search the Howard Library collection here.

The Howard City Library is a member of the Southeast Kansas Library System and has joined a consortium which includes 41 libraries in the region.  The SEKnFind catalog includes libraries from Bronson, Chanute, Coffeyville, Independence, Iola, Hamilton, Parker,   Madison, and many more!  Users are now able to search the consolidated catalog for books, DVDs, Music CDs and other materials from all participating  libraries and place  holds on items from any of the  libraries.  Patrons can search the Howard collection from the Howard City Library website at can limit their search to items only at Howard by using the “Advanced Search”.    Registered members can then use the SEK-N-Find catalog to request items to be transferred between libraries for checkout.

Book jacket art will be visible from the online card catalog and users will see that the catalog has an “” feel to it.  Library users can tag items in the catalog with search terms and place comments on individual items.  These two features will be seen by other library users to make the catalog more friendly and easier to use.  Registered users can compile lists of books and other materials, and either make them public or keep them private.  They can also submit changes of information such as their address and can check their reading history, renew books which are eligible for renewal, see what items they have checked out, what is overdue and what their fines are.

Search the Howard catalog today – or stop in and request a username and password for the SEK-N-Find Catalog!

The SEKnFind consortium is funded in part by an LSTA grant from the State Library of Kansas.
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Welcome to the website of the Howard City Library, in Howard, KS.

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