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 ~ Friends of the Library Bookstore
~ WiFi

New Books for November 2018

New books for September 12, 2018 at our Library are:
“Heads You Win” by Jeffrey Archer, “Long Road to Mercy” by David Baldacci, “Night of Miracles” by Elizabeth Berg, “Past Tense” by Lee Child, “You Don’t Own Me” by Mary Higgins Clark, “War of the Wolf” by Bernard Cornwell, “Celtic Empire” by Clive Cussler, “Sea of Greed” by Clive Cussler, “Look Alive Twenty-Five” by Janet Evanovich, “Murder, Lies, and Cover-Ups” by David Gardner, “Rust & Stardust”
by T. Greenwood, “Elevation” by Stephen King, “Fire & Blood” by George R.R. Martin, “Target” by James Patterson, “Snowfall on Lighthouse Lane” by JoAnn Ross, “Beauchamp Hall” by Danielle Steel.
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 October

New Books at the Library on October 2, 2018 are: “The Next Person You Meet in Heaven” by Mitch Albom, “The Banker’s Wife” by Cristina Alger, “Transcription” by Kate Atkinson, “Dark Sacred Night” by Michael Connelly, “The Child Finder” by Rene Denfeld, “Christmas Cake Murder” by Joanne Fluke, “Echoes of Evil” by Heather Graham, “The Reckoning” by John Grisham, “Dead Man Running” by Steve Hamilton, “Sea Prayer” by Khaled Hosseini, “Liar, Liar” by Lisa Jackson, “Vendetta” by Iris Johansen, “The Other Woman” by Sandie Jones, “The Fabulous Bouvier Sisters” by Sam Kashner, “Unsheltered” by Barbara Kingsolver, “The Forbidden Door” by Dean R. Koontz, “An Unwanted Guest” by Shari Lapena, “Lies” by T.M. Logan, “Why Not Tonight” by Susan Mallery “The Clockmaker’s Daughter” by Kate Morton, “How to Invent Everything” by Ryan North, “Killing the SS” by Bill O’Reilly, “Where the Crawdads Sing” by Delia Owens, “Ambush” by James Patterson, “A Spark of Light” by Jodi Picoult, “The Darkest Hour” by Caroline Tung Richmond, “Live in Infamy” by Caroline Tung Richmond, “The Only Thing to Fear” by Caroline Tung Richmond, “A Map of Days” by Ransom Riggs, “9 from the Nine Worlds” by Rick Riordan, “Holy Ghost” by John Sandford, “Every Breath” by Nicholas Sparks, “The Glass Ocean” by Beatriz Williams. 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.