October 2016 New Material

April 20th, 2016


  • Angry Birds
  • Barbershop, The Next Cut
  • Step Up
  • Dear Eleanor
  • Miracles From Heaven
  • Emma’s Chance
  • Sphere/Contact
  • St. Vincent
  • Me Before You
  • The Master of Disguise


  • Curious George, Lemonade Stand
  • Eloise and the Snowman
  • Eloise and the Dinosaurs
  • Martha and Skits out West
  • The Knightly Campout
  • Huff and Puff Have Too Much Stuff
  • Here’s Hank
  • Grow A Ghost
  • Stream Street Attack the Trolls
  • Noisy Bird
  • Weather
  • Cool Eating
  • Cool Picnics & Road Food
  • Exercise
  • Hygiene
  • Why Do Plants Have Fruits?
  • Striking a Healthy Balance
  • Nutrition for Athletes


  • The Killing of the Rising Sun
  • Without Warning
  • The Loyal Heart
  • Sweet Tomorrows
  • Somewhere Safe with Somebody Good
  • The Wedding Shop
  • The Amish Harvest
  • The Witness Wore Red
  • Prophet’s Prey
  • Spoken from the Heart
  • Escape
  • The Saddle-maker’s Daughter
  • All Summer Long Follow Your Heart
  • A Love Transformed
  • Northern Lights
  • Spanish Dictionary
  • The Calhouns: Cathrine, Amanda, Lilah
  • Death Wears a Beauty Mark
  • Mean are Like Waffles/Women are like Spaghetti
  • I am  Nujood: Age 10 and Divorced
  • Triump
  • Plain Faith
  • The Fragment
  • The Pilgrim

Bern Museum

January 27th, 2016

The BSAC board (Bern School Activity Center) has designated the former IDL room in the school building as a Bern Museum room. With this in mind we are asking for things that are antique, vintage, or have historical significance to Bern, KS from its beginning to present. Advertising, pictures, Bern Swiss heritage, uniforms, Bern Gazette newspapers are suggested items. If interested in donating to this cause please contact a board member listed below. Thank you.

Anne Moser- Phone: 785-336-1446  Email: moser@nvcs.com

Jay Baumgartner- Phone: 785-285-0805  Email: jaylbaumgartner@yahoo.com

Connie Hecht- Phone: 785-294-0707  Email: ceh@bbwi.net

Darryl Wetzel- Phone: 785-336-1041

Lori Claycamp- Phone: 785-336-2188  Email: lltailwags@yahoo.com

2015 New Material

March 25th, 2015


Beethoven’s Treasure Trail

The Boxtrolls

Dolphin Tale

The Expendables 3

Magic in the Moonlight

When the Game Stands Tall


A Million Ways to Die in the West

Dolphin Tale 2






The Maze Runner

The Death Cure

The Scorch Trials


Buffalo Valley

Love’s Fortune

Miracle at the Higher Grounds Café


The Last Heiress

Tied and True

Wonderful Lonesome

The Secret of Pembrooke Park

Love Without End

Love Unexpected

Steadfast Heart

Chivalry Makes a Comeback Old Fashioned

Winter Brides

When I Fall in Love

The Color of Justice

A Dream of Home

All Things Hidden

Twisted Innocence


The Cinderella Murder

The Escape


41 A Portrait of my Father

Ghost Boy


Somebody Loves You


A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving

It’s the Easter Beagle… Charlie Brown

A Charlie Brown Christmas

Mickey Mouse Clubhouse Look and Find

Frozen Look and Find

Ninjago the Visual Dictionary

A Very Merry Christmas

Rainy Day Play

Search for Scooby Snacks

Toy Story of Terror

Mystery on the Lego Express

Splat the Cat and the Pumpkin-Picking Plan

The Catnapped Caper

Our Kansas Home

Mr.Know-it-all Crow

Snail Trail

Pinkalicious and the Perfect Present

Take a Trip with Trucktown

X Marks the Croc!

Jon Scieszka’s Trucktown Kat’s Maps

Digger and Daisy Go on a Picnic

Digger and Daisy Go to the Zoo

Meet Boulder the Construction-Bot

A Talking Telescope

Dinosaur Dig

Services we offer:

March 4th, 2015
  • Food Freezer to loan
  • Camcorder to loan
  • Wifi
  • Color Prints
  • Enlargements
  • Shredder
  • Fax
  • Interlibrary Loans
  • Community Bulletin Boards
  • Children’s Activity Center
  • Legos
  • Used Book Sale
  • Saturday Morning Coffee Starting at 8 am

Board meeting

December 3rd, 2014

The next Bern Community Library board meeting is July 8, 2015 at 7:00 pm.

Library Rootbeer Float Stand on 4 of July

July 16th, 2014

We had our Library Root Beer Float Stand this year at the Bern  Fourth of July Celebration

and had a GREAT turn-out!!

Thanks for Supporting our community library!

Bern Community Park Playground Work Day

March 26th, 2014

We are having the Bern Community Park Playground work Day on April 12, 2014 at 8am to 12pm.

Everyone is welcome to come and help spruce up the place!

2014 Summer Reading Program

February 19th, 2014

Super Teens

This year the  Summer reading theme is Heroes in our Community!


Tuesday- June 9th-1:30          – Sandy Bartkowski-            Animal Heroes KSDS

Tuesday- June 16th -1:30      -Local Heroes-      Bern Fire Department

Tuesday- June 23th-1:30pm    -Dallas Lee-     Native American Flutes

Tuesday- June 30th-3:00pm    -Craft Making



Bern Community library to join NExpress

October 31st, 2009

Bern Community Library will be joining NExpress at the end of this month.  NExpress is a partnership of 24 libraries in the Northeast Kansas Library System stretching from Atchison to Ottawa, from Rossville to Bonner Springs.  In November 2009, An additional seven libraries will be joining NExpress, including Bern’s.  What does this mean for you?  This means that no matter which one of these libraries you walk into you will have your pick from a collection of more than 500,000 library items!  The NExpress shared catalog is made possible by the open source software Koha.  With NExpress, you can see a history of the items you have checked out, renew your materials, keep lists of your own searches and requests, and easily get materials from other NExpress libraries. Want more? visit Novelist or the Kansas Library catalog right from the NExpress catalog- http://catalog.nexpresslibrary.org.

Check out these exciting features:

  • E-mail notifications- receive notices when a requested book has arrivied, is overdue or will be due in a few days.
  • Interlibrary Loan- you can borrow items from libraries across the state using your library card. (ask us about patron-initiated Interlibrary Load.)
  • Quick access to materials owned by other NExpress libraries.
  • If you have trouble requesting an item- contact us! We are here to help.

Current NExpress Libraries:

Atchison Public Library

Baldwin City Public Library

Basehor Community Library

Bonner Springs City Library

Carbondale City Library

Centralia Community Library

Delaware Township Library- Valley Falls

Effingham Public Library

Linwood Community Library

Lyndon Carnegie Library

McLouth Public Library

Meriden Community Library

Morrill Public Library- Hiawatha

Northeast Kansas Library System

Nortonville Public Library

Ottawa Library

Overbrook Public Library

Rossville Community Library

Silver Lake Public Library

Tonganoxie Public Library

Wellsville Public Library

Wetmore Public Library

Williamsburg Community Library

Winchester Public Library

Bern Community Library

Eudora Public Library

Horton Public Library

Osawatomie Public Library

Oskaloosa Public Library

Mary Cotton Library-Sabetha

Seneca Free Library


April 10th, 2009

I went to a web page work shop day on April 10,2009.  We changed the web theme of the library website and updated things. It was a good productive day.