Hours & Services

April 6th, 2016

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 ~ 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
~ WiFi

New Books for April

April 2nd, 2016

New Books at the Library on April 7, 2016 are:
“The Last Mile” by David Baldacci, “What We Find” by Robyn Carr, “As Time Goes By” by Mary Higgins Clark, “Fool Me Once” by Harlan Coben, “Flawless” by Heather Graham, “Hide Away” by Iris Johansen, “Lilac Girls” by Martha Hall Kelly, “The Other Side of Silence” by Phillip Kerr, “The Grand Tour” by Rich Kienzle, “Brush of Wings” by Karen Kingsbury, “The Atonement” by Beverly Lewis, “Best of My Love” by Susan Mallery, “A Murder in Time” by Julie Mcelwain, “Island of Dragons” by Lisa McMann, “Titans” by Leila Meacham, “No Safe Secret” by Fern Michaels, “Legacy of Secrets” by Ridley Pearson, “’til Death Do Us Part” by Amanda Quick, “The Executor’s Guide” by Mary Randolph, “Demigods & Magicians” by Rick Riordan, “The Obsession” by Nora Roberts, “War Hawk” by James Rollins, “Extreme Prey” by John Sandford, “Most Wanted” by Lisa Scottoline, “Family Photo Detective” by Maureen A. Taylor, “Deep Blue” by Randy Wayne White, “Family Jewels” by Stuart Woods. Come in and visit the library for more new books to enjoy.

New Books for March

March 15th, 2016

New books for March 2, 2016 at our Library are:
“Reclaim Your Brain” by Joseph Annibali, M.D., “Henry Wants More!” by Linda Ashman, “Far From True” by Linwood Barclay, “The Berenstain Bears Go to the Doctor” by Stan Berenstain, “Franklin’s Halloween” by Paulette Bourgeois, “Off the Grid” by C.J. Box, “A Horse’s View of the World” by Flora Brett, “Monkey” by Marc Tolon Brown, “Bad Kitty Goes to the Vet” by Nick Bruel, “Puppy’s Big Day” by Nick Bruel, “A Wonderful Year” by Nick Bruel, “A Really Short History of Nearly Everything” by Bill Bryson, “The Oregon Trail” by Rinker Buck, “The Nonsense Show” by Eric Carle, “Animal Masks” by Eric Carle, “At the Edge of the Orchard” by Tracy Chevalier, “Devonshire Scream” by Laura Childs, “Lady Midnight” by Cassandra Clare, “It’s Your World” by Chelsea Clinton, “Maisy’s Field Day” by Lucy Cousins, “The Gangster” by Clive Cussler, “The Steel Kiss” by Jeffery Deaver, “Goodbye to the Dead” by Brian Freeman, “The Best Homemade Kids’ Snacks on the Planet” by Laura Fuentes, “Good Morning Yoga” by Mariam Gates, “Good Night Yoga” by Mariam Gates, “Doctor Nice” by Valeri Gorbachev, “Gone Again” by James Grippando, “The Generals” by Winston Groom, “When Spring Comes” by Kevin Henkes, “The Apprentice”s Quest” by Erin Hunter, “Clawback” by J.A. Jance, “Mrs. Houdini” by Victoria Kelly, “Little Why” by Jonny Lambert, “Art Show” by Virginia Loh-hagan, “Froggy Goes to the Library” by Jonathan London, “Listen to Our World” by Bill Martin, “Two If by Sea” by Jacquelyn Mitchard, “”Death Weavers” by ” Brandon Mull, “The Small Business Start-Up Kit” by Peri H. Pakroo, “Crazy Blood” by T. Jefferson Parker, “This Side of the Wild” by Gary Paulsen, “A Treasure Concealed” by Tracie Peterson, “The Kingfisher Illustrated Horse & Pony Encyclopedia” by Sandy Ransford, “Where is Curious George? Around the Town” by Margret Rey’s, “The Damned” by Tam Richardson, “Brotherhood in Death” by J.D. Robb, “Quantum Night” by Robert J. Sawyer, “A Gathering of Shadows” by V.E. Schwab, “The Allergy Book” by Robert W. Sears, M.D., “Bringing the Outside In” by Mary McKenna Siddals, “I Met Someone” by Bruce Wagner, “The Peter Yarrow Songbook” by Peter Yarrow. 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.

Library Board Members

August 1st, 2015

The Library Board Members of W.A. Rankin Memorial Library are:
Laura Dent – President
Stacy Jensen – Vice President
Cheryl Bly – Treasurer
Carolyn Smalley – Secretary
Kathy Beye
John Mills
Wilma Keller
Lacy Kerr
Janie Steele


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 www.kslc.org.

Library website

September 1st, 2013

The Library’s website is www.neodesha.k12.ks.us
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.

Weather closings

March 5th, 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.


May 10th, 2012

The library would appreciate monetary donations to help purchase new library materials. The donor can choose what material they would like purchased and can have an acknowledgment in “honor of” or “in memory of” anyone. All donations will benefit Neodesha and the surrounding communities.

Community Service

April 14th, 2012

Just a reminder, if any high school student is looking for community service there are lots of openings for volunteer service at the library that would benefit the community.