Category: News

Friends “For Sale” Display!

The Overbrook Library now has a display shelf located near the front desk with nearly new or gently used  “For Sale” items.
Hardback books, audiobooks, and DVD’s are $1.00 each.
Paperbacks, trade paperbacks, and all children’s materials are 50 cents each.
A few materials may be specially priced.
All proceeds from the sale of items goes to the Overbrook […]

Libki at the Overbrook Library

Overbrook Library has twelve public access computers scattered about the large main floor.   The Library uses the LIBKI computer management system on all its public computers.
Patrons have expressed satisfaction at being able to log-in directly at the computer station rather than signing in at the front desk.    If a patron has a library account […]

Christian Fiction has its own place at Overbrook Library!

The Overbrook Library now shelves materials according to the Christian Fiction or Inspirational Genre that many libraries use.   Books by recognized Christian authors can also be labeled mystery, science fiction, western, historical fiction, or any other subject genre.    The library staff hopes this new arrangement will make it easier for patrons to locate this kind […]

Announcing: Bakeware Lending Program

The Overbrook library now has a specialized bakeware collection that is available for checkout to library card holders.  Overbrook Library Board Member Lynn Drake and Assistant Librarian Pam Johnston have worked hard to assemble, package and label an initial collection of over 80 items.   A catalog of bakeware materials is available on this website and […]

Listen away with Playaway!

We have expanded our Playaway audio book selection! These are preloaded digital audio players, just plug and play! Simple, compact, and convenient, these are sure to satisfy your audio needs. Stop by to see the new titles!

Thanks to local donations, library teen area now complete

With the addition of a rustic pine and tile coffee table, the Young Adult and Teen area of the library has been completed.   Youth can socialize, play board games, read, study, use the gaming station, and browse new books and materials for their age group.
 
 
The Teen area furniture was paid through the general donations of […]

Service Project for Armed Forces Big Hit

Jo Ellen Arnold (left) and Jessica Flory (right) from the Lyndon Extension Office presented Operation Military Kids to over 30 Children and Adults in the Overbrook Community Room.  Children and youth became heros supporting our nation’s heros by writing letters and assembling care packages for service men and women.
 
 
 

Everyone’s Going Bunko

 
For several months now the Overbrook Library has hosted Bunko (a social dice game) in the Community Room.    Several dozen persons have enjoyed each other’s company and playing the game.   The action takes place the third Tuesday of each month from 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM.

 
If you are interested in playing, call Jan Boggs (785665-7262 […]

Overbrook Friends collecting Best Choice Labels

The Overbrook Friends of the Library organization is collecting Best Choice product labels for its efforts to support fundraising for the Library.  A large container is at the front desk at the Library for those persons wanting to make a contribution of their labels.  If you have questions, contact Carol Baughman, Friends Chairperson, at 785-665-7180

New Nexpress Catalog Search Station

 
The Overbrook Library has acquired a new piece of computer technology:  a computer station dedicated to accessing the regional shared catalog.  Patrons can search the catalog, access their account, place hold requests, change their password, or any of a dozen different functions.    The station is currently located in the New Books Shelving area and can […]