Library Services:

Wireless Internet Access:

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. 

Interlibrary Loan:

If the library doesn’t own the book or movie a patron wants, it can be borrowed it from another library at no charge.

Rotating Books:

More than 300 books from North Central Kansas Libraries are exchanged every two months.

Outside Book Return:

There is a drop box in front of the library for after-hours returns.

Four Public Computers:

Computers are available for use during regular business hours. Those taking tests or completing job applications have priority. 

Homebound Book Deliveries:

Books can be delivered to the curb or to patrons’ homes. Please call the library at 785-2358-2011 to make arrangements. 

Copy or Prints:

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.

Fax Machine:

The cost is $1.00 for the first page, and $0.50 for every page after.

Audio Books:

Books on CD are offered at the library. These are great for travelers or those making a daily commute. 

Story Times:

Fall and spring story times for youngsters are offered. Contact the library or watch the outside information board for specific dates and times.

Summer Reading Program:

Contact the library for specific dates and times. Summer reading is offered for all ages. 

Adult Programs:

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. 

Children's Programs:

Several holiday programs are scheduled throughout the year. Craft events are also offered regularly. Watch the Facebook page or outside information board for details. 

Meeting Room:

Contact the library for more details on using the basement.

Kansas Library Card:

A Kansas library card allows patrons to check out electron books. See the library director to obtain a state card. 

Magazines and Newspapers:

The library has subscriptions to more than 10 magazines and three newspapers: The Herington Times, The Abilene Reflector Chronicle and The Salina Journal.

Talking Books:

Contact the library for an application and more information.

Test Proctor Service:

For those taking on-line classes, the library offers test proctor services. Please contact the library director to arrange for testing. 

Sunflower eLibrary:

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 eCard:

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.

Card Catalog Instructions:

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.


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