Our Toy Lending Library gives you a wide selection of educational and fun toys for all ages.

What you need

Our Children’s Library provides a wealth of resources not only for kids but for parents as well.  Check our picture books, beginning readers, chapter books, non-fiction, audiobooks, music, movies, and educational toys.

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Our Big Books are great for sharing the joy of reading!

Our Parent/Toddler Room is a special space with books and fun features designed to aid in your toddler’s development.

Call us

Want to schedule a tour of the library for your family or class?  Need suggestions for finding that perfect book to interest your child in reading?  Call or email us — we’re here to help you.

Start early

Give your child a head start on a successful life.  Reading with your infant, toddler, or preschooler helps build vocabulary and language skills. It also creates a love of books and fond childhood memories.  Learn more about our 1,000 Books Before Kindergarten program.

Being a parent isn’t easy, but our Parenting Collection has the resources you need to put you on the road to success.

If you want picture books on a special topic, such as dinosaurs, save time and check out one of our Book Bundle Bags.

Build your home library

Your family can never have too many books around the house.  The McPherson Public Library is a partner with the United Way of McPherson County and their Dolly Parton Imagination Library program.  You can receive a free, age-appropriate book for your child in the mail each month until their fifth birthday.  Enroll now!

Go online

NoveList Plus 
Whether you want to explore books, authors, series, or get ideas for what to read next, this premier online resource is a favorite of book lovers.

Explora Teacher Resources 
Lesson plans, student tools, and sites for teachers make this a valuable database for teachers.

Mango Languages 
Interested in learning Punjabi or Pirate?  How about Scottish Gaelic or Finnish?  With Mango Languages, there are over 70 languages just waiting for you to dive in and start talking.

LearningExpress Library 
These video courses cover topics such as preparation for the GED, ACT, SAT and other college admissions tests.  LearningExpress also provides videos teaching career-building skills, adult core skills, and computer basics.

Check out a book set

We have many book sets (multiple copies of the same title) available for use by book groups, classes, and other libraries.   Titles and number of available copies are subject to change.

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