Hours & Services

W.A. Rankin Memorial Library
502 Indiana
Neodesha, KS 66757
email: neodeshalibrary@hotmail.com
web: https://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 ~ Adult’s Program ~ Friends of the Library Bookstore ~ WiFi

New Books for October 2021

“New Books for October 2021 at our Library are:
Coming To The W. A. Rankin Memorial Library:
“Over My Dead Body”, by Jeffrey Archer
“Down The Hatch”, by M. C. Beaton
“Claws For Alarm”, by Rita Mae Brown
“Better Off Dead”, by Lee Child
“The Nameless Ones” by John Connolly
“Together Forever” by Christine Evans
“The Judge’s List” by John Grisham
“A Line to Kill”, by Anthony Horowitz
“Vanished Days”, by Susanna Kearsley
“Forgiving Paris”, by Karen Kingsbury
“The Party Crasher” by Sophie Kinsella
“Silverview” by John LeCarre
“The Beginning” by Beverly Lewis
“The Joy And Light Bus Company” by Alexander McCall Smith
“Three Sisters” by Heather Morris
“The Man Who Died Twice” by Richard Osman
“2 Sisters Detective Agency” by James Patterson
“The Jailhouse Lawyer” by James Patterson
“The Butler” by Danielle Steele
“The Lincoln Highway” by Amor Towles
“Last Girl Ghosted” by Lisa Unger
“Foul Play” by Stuart Woods Come in and check out a good book! Hours are 9:30 – 6:30 Monday – Wednesday; 9:30 – 5:30 Thursday and Friday; 9:00 – 12:00 Saturday.

New Books for August 2021

New Books at the Library on August 1, 2021 are: “The Turnout” by Megan Abbott, “Murder Most Fowl” by Donna Andrews, “Blind Tiger” by Sandra Brown, “Another Kind of Eden” by James Lee Burke, “The Island” by Ben Coes, “Viral” by Robin Cook, “Vortex” by Catherine Coulter, “Whiplash” by Janet Dailey, “For Your Own Good” by Samantha Downing, “Cul-De-Sac” by Joy Fielding, “A Slow Fire Burning” by Paula Hawkins, “The Guilt Trip” by Sandie Jones, “Billy Summers” by Stephen King, “Lightning Strike” by William Kent Krueger, “19 Yellow Moon Road” by Fern Michaels, “Down Range” by Taylor Moore, “Ice and Stone” by Marcia Muller, “If the Shoe Fits” by Julie Murphy, “Breathe” by Joyce Carol Oates, “The Madness of Crowds” by Louise Penny, “Bloodless” by Douglas Preston, “Kingdom of Bones” by James Rollins, “Complications” by Danelle Steel, “Dark Roads” by Chevy Stevens, “The Coldest Case” by Martin Walker, “The Garden House” by Marcia Willett, “Class Act” by Stuart Woods. Come in and visit the library for more new books to enjoy.

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.


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.