New Books for January

January 5th, 2015

New books for January 5, 2015 at our Library are:
“Breaking Creed” by Alex Kava, “Cane and Abe” by James Grippando, “Desert God” by Wibur A. Smith, “Die Again” by Tess Gerritsen, “A Feather for a Fan” by Karla Stover, “The Future of God” by Deepak Chopra, “Insatiable Appetites” by Stuart Woods, “The Last American Vampire” by Seth Grahame-Smith, “Ostland” by David Thomas, “Trust No One” by Jayne Ann Krentz. 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.

Hours & Services

January 2nd, 2015

W.A. Rankin Memorial Library
502 Indiana
Neodesha, KS 66757
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 ~ Videos ~ Magazines ~ Newspapers
Interlibrary Loans ~ Genealogy Section ~ Computers ~ Internet Access
Copier ~ Faxes ~ Meeting Room ~ Summer Reading Program ~ Children’s Program ~ Tax Forms ~ Friends of the Library Bookstore

New Books for December

December 3rd, 2014

New Books at the Library on December 3, 2014 are:
“The Cinderella Murder” by Mary Higgins Clark, “The Boston Girl” by Anita Diamant, “American Titan” by Marc Eliot, “Tom Clancy Full Force and Effect” by Mark Greaney, “The Big Finish” by James W. Hall, “Rain on the Dead” by Jack Higgins, “Cold Cold Heart” by Tami Hoag, “The Secret of Pembrooke Park” by Julie Klassen, “Woman with a Gun” by Phillip Margolin, “The Skeleton Road” by Val McDermid, “The Lost” by James Patterson, “Hush” by Karen Robards, “The Immortals of Meluha” by Amish Tripathi. Come in and visit the library for more new books to enjoy.

Weather closings

December 13th, 2013

The library does not encourage anyone to get out if the weather is bad to return library materials. Call 325-3275 before coming to the library in inclement weather.

Library Board Members

October 1st, 2013

The Library Board Members of W.A. Rankin Memorial Library are:
Ken Wohaska – President
Stacy Jensen – Vice President
Cheryl Bly – Treasurer
Merri Archibald – Secretary
Laura Carpenter
Kathy Beye
John Mills
Nancy Knickerbocker
Wilma Keller


September 30th, 2013

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

Candy & Pepsi Sale

September 11th, 2013

The Friends of the Library are having a general fund raiser. Come in and buy Pepsi and/or bagged candy for 75 cents each and help the Friends with their project!

Library website

September 1st, 2013

The Library’s website is
This has the library’s catalog.
Use this website to look up books you would like to read today.

Rankin Memorial Library

September 1st, 2013

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


May 28th, 2013

Do you like to read? Have you ever read a book to a dog before? Ginger Fairbanks will bring her special therapy dog, Shorty, to the Neodesha Public Library on the 2nd Tuesdays of every month from 4:00 to 4:30 p.m. All ages of children are welcome. Shorty loves to hear a good book!