The Parsons Public Library’s board of trustees will meet at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday in the main area of the library.

Members of the community are invited to attend the meeting and must use the east side entrance. Masks are required. Thank you.

Need books, DVDs, audios, or a large stack of picture books to start your week off right? Give us a call at 620-421-5920.

2020 Census

2020 Census

There’s still time to respond to the #2020Census online and by phone before census takers begin visiting households starting in August. Respond today online at 2020census.gov or by calling 844-330-2020 to complete your questionnaire. #ShapeYourFuture

This Week at the Library

This Week at the Library

For information and to sign up for any of our programs, either call the library at 620-421-5920 or go to parsonslibrary.org and click on “Summer Reading 2020”.

Week of July 27, 2020

Monday, July 27, 2020, at 10 a.m. Join Miss Willie and Miss Carol to read Trust Me, Hansel and Gretel are Sweet! By Nancy Loewen on Zoom.

Monday, July 27, 2020, at 2 p.m. Book vs Movies. Young Adults ages 11-17 can join Sabrina on Zoom to finally decide which is better, the book or the movie. This time we will be debating Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring by R. R. Tolkein.

Tuesday, July 28, 2020, at 10 a.m. Join Miss Willie to make a Gingerbread House. You will need your own markers or crayons and scissors. Call the library to pick up craft supplies.

Wednesday, July 29, 2020, at 11:30 a.m. Join Miss Willie for an Interactive Book Club on Zoom. They will read Jack and the Beanstalk by Blake Hoena.

Wednesday, July 29, 2020, at 1 p.m. Join Miss Willie to make Water Bead Stress Balls. You must be signed up by 1 p.m. Monday, July 27 to reserve your craft kit.

Thursday, July 30, 2020, at 2 p.m. Make a Bracelet. Join us on Zoom to make bracelets! Call the library at 620-421-5920 to pick up your supplies.

This Week at the Library

This Week at the Library

For information and to sign up for any of our programs, either call the library at 620-421-5920 or go to parsonslibrary.org and click on “Summer Reading 2020”.

Week of July 20, 2020

Monday, July 20, 2020, YA Short Story entries are due! Drop them off  at the library or email them to staff@parsonslibrary.org

Monday, July 20, 2020, at 10 a.m. Join Miss Willie and Miss Carol to read The Very Smart Pea and the Princess-To-Be by Mini Grey on Zoom.

Tuesday, July 21, 2020, at 10 a.m. Join Miss Willie to make a Princess Bed. You will need your own markers or crayons. Call the library to pick up craft supplies.

Tuesday, July 21, 2020, at 2 p.m. Anime Club. Join Sabrina on the YA Discord Server to watch some anime.

Wednesday, July 22, 2020, at 11:30 a.m. Join Miss Willie for an Interactive Book Club on Zoom. They will read Rapunzel by Michele Jakubowski.

Wednesday, July 22, 2020, at 1 p.m. Color Your Stress Away. Join us to color together on Zoom. Call the library to get coloring sheets via curbside pickup.

Thursday, July 23, 2020, at 2 p.m. Word Search Game. Join us on Zoom to play Yahtzee! Call the library at 620-421-5920 to pick up game supplies.

Friday, July 24, 2020, at 1 p.m. Join Willie on Zoom to make some Mermaid Slime! Sign up by 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday, July 21, 2020.

The YA Short Story Contest is for ages 10-18. “Imagine Your Story” and submit it for a chance to have your story be put in the library collection for check out. Stories must be 5000 words or less and appropriate for grades 5-12. Entries are due July 20, 2020. Late entries will be accepted on a case by case basis. They can be emailed to staff@parsonslibrary.org or dropped off at the library. For a full list of rules, contact Sabrina at the library.

This Week at the Library

This Week at the Library

For information and to sign up for any of our programs, either call the library at 620-421-5920 or go to parsonslibrary.org and click on “Summer Reading 2020”.

Week of July 13, 2020

Monday, July 13, 2020, at 10 a.m. Join Miss Willie and Miss Carol to read No Lie, I Acted Like a Beast! by Nancy Loewen on Zoom.

Monday, July 13, 2020, at 2 p.m. Book vs Movies. Young Adults ages 11-17 can join Sabrina on Zoom to finally decide which is better, the book or the movie. This time we will be debating Eragon by Christopher Paolini.

Tuesday, July 14, 2020, at 10 a.m. Join Miss Willie to make a Beauty and the Beast enchanted Rose Jar on Zoom. You will need a mason jar and water. Call the library to pick up craft supplies.

Wednesday, July 15, 2020, at 11:30 a.m. Join Miss Willie for an Interactive Book Club on Zoom. They will read Sleeping Beauty by Jessica Gunderson.

Wednesday, July 15, 2020, at 1 p.m. Color Your Stress Away. Join us to color together on Zoom. Call the library to get coloring sheets via curbside pickup.

Wednesday, July 15, 2020, at 6 p.m. Star Wars Trivia. Join us on Facebook Live for some fun Star Wars Trivia!

Thursday, July 16, 2020, at 2 p.m. Word Search Game. Join us on Zoom for a Word Search Game! Call the library at 620-421-5920 to pick up puzzles.

Friday, July 17, 2020, at 1 p.m. Join Willie on Zoom to make some Unicorn Slime! Sign up by 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday, July 14, 2020.

The YA Short Story Contest is for ages 10-18. Imagine Your Story and submit it for a chance to have your story be put in the library collection for check out. Stories must be 5000 words or less and appropriate for grades 5-12. Entries are due July 20, 2020. For a full list of rules, contact Sabrina at the library.