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Friday and Saturday: 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
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2015 Library Book Sale Dates

February 5, 2015
9-7 pm
February 6, 2015
9-1 pm
February 7, 2015
9-1 pm
February 9, 2015
9-7 pm (Buck a Bag)
February 10, 2015
9-3 pm (Buck a Bag)

September 17, 2015
9-7 pm
September 18, 2015
9-1 pm
September 19, 2015
9-1 pm
September 21, 2015
9-7 pm (Buck a Bag)
September 22, 2015
9-3 pm (Buck a Bag)


Library Closing early on Good Friday

Library is closing at 12 pm on April 3 (Good Friday)

New in Youth Department - Playaway Views

With Playaway View, you can provide your child with a literacy tool, fuel the imagination, and foster a love of stories and learning. No DVDs, downloads, or additional players are needed. Instead, Playaway View comes pre-loaded with multiple videos; you just have to press play! What a great way to learn and view on the from your local library.

A Better Viewing Experience

·  Durable: Unlike DVDS, you don't have to worry about scratches. Playaway View (especially its screen) is designed with kids in mind.

·  Portable: Goes wherever you do. Equipped with a built-in speaker, and an optional headphone jack, so you can watch anywhere.

·  Convenient: Each Playaway View can hold several hours of content and be charged with a standard AC Adaptor.

Tax Help

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Click on the SERVICES tab in Library's toolbar and then on TAX HELP.

Setting Your PIN

Under the new SEO system, by accessing your account through our online catalog you can do things such as place requests or renew items. 

To do so, you will be asked to enter your library barcode as well as your PIN.  The default PIN for your account is "changeme."   A staff member can change your PIN or you can elect to access your account by typing in "changeme"  as the PIN and then change your PIN using the "My Account" button.

KMPL Book Discussion

The KMPL's Book Discussion Group is an opportunity for adults to get together once a month, from January to November, to discuss a book, which is usually a contemporary fiction or non-fiction title. Copies of the book to be discussed are available at the Main Desk one month before the scheduled group meeting. The program is open to all.

The Book Group meets on the 3rd Wednesday of each month at 6:30 p.m. -  7:45 p.m.


Discussion date: Book title:
March 18, 2015 Hope: entertainer of the century / Richard Zoglin
April 15, 2015 The husband's secret / Liane Moriarty
May 20, 2015 Unbroken: an Olympian's journey from airman to castaway to captive / Laura Hillenbrand
June 17, 2015 The secret life of Violet Grant / Beatriz Williams

How You Can Help the Library

The Kaubisch Memorial Public Library has enrolled in the Kroger Community Rewards Program. By designating KMPL as your Community Rewards recipient, each time you shop using your Kroger Plus Card a percentage of your spending will benefit the library.

This does not affect your personal awards points
or your fuel discounts, so register today!

Thank you for your support!

Click here to register. 

Learn more about Kroger Community Rewards.

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