Free Wi-Fi service is accessible 24/7. Patrons may use the own devices inside or outside the library when the building closed.
Patrons may check out three DVDs for seven days.
If the library doesn’t own the book or movie a patron wants, it can be borrowed it from another library at no charge.
More than 300 books from North Central Kansas Libraries are exchanged every two months.
There is a drop box in front of the library for after-hours returns.
Computers are available for use during regular business hours. Those taking tests or completing job applications have priority.
Books can be delivered to the curb or to patrons’ homes. Please call the library at 785-2358-2011 to make arrangements.
The library charges $0.15 per page for page for black and white copies and $0.25 per page for Color. Items may bed scan for free.
The cost is $1.00 for the first page, and $0.50 for every page after.
Books on CD are offered at the library. These are great for travelers or those making a daily commute.
Fall and spring story times for youngsters are offered. Contact the library or watch the outside information board for specific dates and times.
Contact the library for specific dates and times. Summer reading is offered for all ages.
Various programs are offered as staff members’ time permits or at the request of patrons. Among the past programs were sewing pillows, making wreaths and creating Christmas ornaments.
Several holiday programs are scheduled throughout the year. Craft events are also offered regularly. Watch the Facebook page or outside information board for details.
Contact the library for more details on using the basement.
A Kansas library card allows patrons to check out electron books. See the library director to obtain a state card.
The library has subscriptions to more than 10 magazines and three newspapers: The Herington Times, The Abilene Reflector Chronicle and The Salina Journal.
Contact the library for an application and more information.
For those taking on-line classes, the library offers test proctor services. Please contact the library director to arrange for testing.
Sunflower eLibrary has both audio and e-books
You will need to know your Herington Public Library card number.
HPL card number: ex 9999
AND your pin number (patron last name in all lower case): ex smith
The first time you go to the site, there is a box in the middle of the page called MEET LIBBY. Click on “Learn More Here.” This will show you the process.
State of Kansas Library has several different apps.
You will need a State of Kansas Library card number (available at HPL).
KSL Number: ex 999999
AND password (your birthday mm/dd/yyyy): ex 01/01/2020.
Click on DIGITAL BOOK eLENDING. There you will see several different apps for either eAudiobooks or eBooks. Each one is a little different and has instructions for use. When you click on the instructions, you will learn if the app is compatible with your device.
Using Herington Public Library’s On-Line Card Catalog
Visit the Herington Public Library and get a library number from the staff.
After you have received your number, visit the on-line catalog (Verso)
Click on the CATALOG HELP button for instruction.