Kansas State Library – St. Francis Public Library


Tuki, Toucan, Tablette, Animal, Tablet, Geek, Computer  E-Book Library

Provided by the Kansas State Library

Kansas Library Card Databases

These databases have the full text of magazine articles, reference books and other material. They are always available inside of our library.

You may also use them from home, but you’ll need to login with a Kansas Library Card. Kansas Library Cards are available free at the Library, just call (620)272-3680 or send us a message on our Facebookpage:


A catalog of over 61 million books available from libraries all over the world. We can get most of these books for you through interlibrary loan. Ask at the front desk for more information.

Kansas Library Catalog
A catalog of the books in over 300 Kansas libraries. If you find a title you want here, we can get it for you through our interlibrary loan service for a $1.00 service fee. Just ask for further information at the front desk.

Kansas State Information

Proquest Full Text Business and Medical Databases
Includes Nursing Journals Database and The ABI/Inform suite of Business and Economics resources including management, business and trade journals.




Additional Resources

Audible Stories: Free Audiobooks for Kids

Booklist Online is freely available until further notice. You can start reading the newest issue of Booklist digitally today.

COVID-19 Resources

Daily Free Learning Workbooks for Teachers to Share with Parents while Schools are Closed – Kids will actually do these!

Here are all the Storytime! With Bill videos and their books so you can keep your kid busy!

SchoolLife.com Community Corner: A Collection of Resources for Our Community

Gopher Resources:

400 free lesson plans developed by Dr. Robert Pangrazi

Activity Videos

Blogs containing at-home activities & learning resources

Free SPARK at-home lessons

Gopher Active @ Home: Resources to Keep Students Active at Home


Top 7 At-Home Activity Videos on PE Universe

Infobase Resources:

FREE temporary login and password to a custom Infobase collection 

User Name: patrontrial             Password:  trial

Available through April 30, 2020*. 

*We will revisit this date as we learn more on how COVID-19 continues to impact us*  

World News Digest 

Ferguson’s Career Guidance 

Today’s Science  

The World Almanac for Kids 

Access Video On Demand

    Children’s Resources:

    Library Storytime at https://www.facebook.com/FinneyCountyPublicLibrary/

    Storytime from Space! Enjoy listening to an astronaut (in space!) read a story to your littles.

    Storyline Online: Some favorite actors and actresses bring joy to children by sharing stories. 

    Teaching Remotely for Grades K-12

    Starfall Education: Kids Games, Movies, & Books K-3

    Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden – Watch videos of a variety of animals!

    Epic! SCHOOLS CLOSED? 2 FREE ways to keep students reading at home

    Josh Gad: Listen to Josh Gad tell stories on Twitter!

    Koo Koo Kanga Roo: A Band from Minnesota

    GoNoodle | Get Moving

    Storytime Read Aloud

    Parent Resources, Tips, and Advice

    BusyToddler.com: Indoor Activities

    Tween/Teen Resources:

    Youth.gov: Shared Resources

    Information about health, growth, and emotions for teens – Nemours KidsHealth

    Home | girlshealth.gov

    5 Ways to Help Teens Manage Anxiety About the Coronavirus

    Resources ~ Hotlines and Web Sites for Teens | Cry for Help

    Adult Resources:

    Physical Wellness

    FREE Home Work-Ins for Anyone and Everyone


    Mental and Emotional Wellness

    The Holistic Psychologist

    Information Relating to COVID-19

    Mental Health and Coping During COVID-19

    Unemployment Insurance and COVID-19 FAQ 

    Frequently Asked Questions

    Updated Regularly: What Kansans Need To Know About The COVID-19 Coronavirus

    State of Kansas | COVID-19 Updates

    Everyone Resources:


    Hoopla | streaming audiobooks, music, video & ebooks. Create an account then sign in with your library card. 

    Khan Academy | Free Online Courses, Lessons & Practice

    Virtual Travel


    Beluga Whale Webcam

    Monterey Bay Aquarium: Live cams

    National Aquarium in Washington, DC Virtual Tour

    Art Galleries:

    Art Galleries/Museums Collections

    The Louvre Virtual Tour 

    The Guggenheim Interior




    A List Of Live Virtual Concerts To Watch During The Coronavirus Shutdown


    The Smithsonian Museum of Natural History Virtual Tour 

    National Parks:

    Yellowstone Virtual Tour

    Yosemite Virtual Tour 

    The Great Wall of China Virtual Tour 

    Discover Hawaii Through Google Earth 

    Colonial Williamsburg Virtual Tour 

    Carslbad Caverns 

    Bryce Canyon National Park 

    Kenai Fjords National Park Glacier Tour

    Dry Tortuga National Park Tour


    San Diego Zoo Live Cams

    Smithsonian National Zoo Webcams

    The Nederlands Zoo Polar Bear Cubs Camera – Live Zoo Cam

    Reid Park Zoo-Lion Cam

    Dutch Hollow Family Farm Virtual Tour

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