Hours & Services

W.A. Rankin Memorial Library
502 Indiana
Neodesha, KS 66757
email: neodeshalibrary@hotmail.com
web: http://rankin.mykansaslibrary.org
Hours: Monday, Tuesday & Wednesday 9:30 a.m. – 6:30 p.m.
Thursday & Friday 9:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Saturday 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Services: Books ~ Audios ~ DVDs ~ Magazines ~ Newspapers
Interlibrary Loans ~ Genealogy Section ~ Computers ~ Internet Access
Copier ~ Faxes ~ Meeting Room ~ Summer Reading Program ~ Children’s Program ~ Friends of the Library Bookstore
~ WiFi

New Books for September

New books for September 12, 2018 at our Library are:
“50 Ways to Get a Job” by Dev Aujla, “The Third Door” by Alex Banayan, “The Berenstain Bears at the Aquarium” by Jan Berenstain, “Just Grin and Bear It!” by Mike Berenstain, “Lose the Resume, Land the Job” by Gary Burnison, “Astronaut in Training” by Kathryn Clay, “Paint Makeovers for the Home” by Sacha Cohen, “Robert B. Parker’s Colorblind” by Reed Farrel Coleman, “Click, Clack, Quack to School” by Doreen Cronin, “Stumpkin” by Lucy Ruth Cummins, “Shadow Tyrants” by Clive Cussler, “A Willing Murder” by Jude Deveraux, “What School Could Be” by Ted Dintersmith, “I Want to Be a Doctor” by Laura Driscoll, “I Want to Be a Police Officer” by Laura Driscoll, “Linkedin for Dummies” by Joel Elad, “Red War” by Vince Flynn, “Old MacDonald Had a Boat” by Steve Goetz, “Guinness World Records 2019” by Guinness World Records, “We Don’t Eat Our Classmates” by Ryan T. Higgins, “A Letter to My Teacher” by Deborah Hopkinson, “How to Be an Engineer” by Emily Hunt, “Field of Bones” by Judith A. Jance, “Depth of Winter” by Craig Johnson, “Unshakable Hope” by Max Lucado, “Juror #3” by James Patterson, “The Man Who Came Uptown” by George P. Pelecanos, “Young House Love” by Sherry Petersik, “The Million-Dollar, One-Person Business” by Elaine Pofeldt, “Lightning Thief” by Rick Riordan, “Leverage in Death” by J.D. Robb, “The Last Time I Lied” by Riley Sager, “Splat the Cat Gets a Job!” by Rob Scotton, “The Charm Bracelet” by Viola Shipman, “Bunny Built” by Michael Slack, “In His Father’s Footsteps” by Danielle Steel, “The Guilty Dead” by P. J. Tracy, “Occupational Outlook Handbook 2018-2019” by U.S. Department
of Labor, “How to Be a Fashion Designer” by Lesley Ware. Come in and check out a good book! Hours are 9:30 – 6:30 Mon. – Wed., 9:30 – 5:30 Thur. & Fri. 9:00 – 12:00 Sat.

New Books for August

New Books at the Library on August 3, 2018 are: “Toucan Keep a Secret” by Donna Andrews, “Tailspin” by Sandra Brown, “Bloody Sunday” by Ben Coes, “Artist’s Drawing Techniques” by Dorling Kindersley, Inc., “The Red Fox Clan” by John Flanagan, “Walking Shadows” by Faye Kellerman, “Desolation Mountain” by William Kent Krueger, “The Breakers” by Marcia Muller, “Code Girls” by Liza Mundy, “Impostor’s Lure” by Carla Neggers, “The River House” by Carla Neggers, “Texas Ranger” by James Patterson, “Everyday Watercolor” by Jenna Rainey, “Feared” by Lisa Scottoline, “Pieces of Her” by Karin Slaughter, “The Secret Lives of Color” by Kassia St. Clair, “The Fall of Gondolin” by J.R.R. Tolkien, “The Money Shot” by Stuart Woods. Come in and visit the library for more new books to enjoy.

Library Board Members

The Library Board Members of W.A. Rankin Memorial Library are:

Lacy Kerr – President
Wilma Keller – Vice President
Carolyn Smalley – Treasurer
Diana Cunningham – Secretary
John Mills
Janie Steele
Pattie Bailey
Hannah Wright
Cheryl Bly

Obituary Information

If you are in need of information concerning an obituary, please call 1-620-325-3275.
Here at W.A. Rankin Memorial Library we will try to answer your question! We have access
to records of the obituaries on microfilm for Neodesha and Altoona, Kansas in Wilson County.
Any information that we can find will be sent to you. A small fee will be charged if we find
something that will be of help to you.


Free down loadable E-books. Visit the W.A. Rankin Memorial Library for information on obtaining a Kansas State Library card. Then use the website www.kslc.org.

Rankin Memorial Library

More than just a place to research a term paper or check out the latest novel!
The Rankin Memorial Library also offers magazines, dvds, compact discs, internet access and genealogy research and activities including puzzles for adults and children.

Friends of the Library & Book Store

The Friends of the Library is an all-volunteer organization committed to supporting the Rankin Memorial Library. They provide support for library services, beyond budgeted items and promote the use of the library as a community resource center. The Friends of the Library accepts gift books for their book store located in the library. Donations may be dropped off at the front desk. Receipts are available for tax purposes. Friends of the Library also have gift baskets given in drawings monthly for children and adults.