November New Materials

November 7th, 2018


  • The Lacemaker (LP) – Laura Frantz
  • The Innkeeper’s Daughter (LP) – Michelle Griep
  • Falling for You (LP) – Becky Wade
  • High Cotton (LP) – Debby Mayne
  • So Wild the Wind – Bonnie Hobbs
  • Tom Sawyer’s Dark Plot – Tim Champlin
  • Forever a Hero (LP) – Linda Lael Miller
  • Once a Rancher (LP) – Linda Lael Miller
  • Always a Cowboy (LP) – Linda Lael Miller

Inspiration/Christian Fiction

  • The First Love – Beverly Lewis
  • The House a Saltwater Point – Colleen Coble
  • Dreams Forgotten (LP) – Tracie Peterson
  • Times Gone By (LP) – Tracie Peterson
  • Through the Autumn Air (LP) – Kelly Irvin
  • To Whisper Her Name (LP) – Tamera Alexander
  • A Christmas by the Sea (LP) – Melody Carlson
  • Room on the Porch Swing (LP) – Amy Clipston
  • To Wager Her Heart (LP) – Tamera Alexander


  • Ike and McCarthy (973.92) – David A. Nichols
  • Dodge City (978.17) – Tom Calvin
  • The Man from the Train (364.15) – Bill James
  • Undefeated (J796.332) – Steve Sheinkin
  • Kansas Baseball,1958-1941 (796.36) – Mark E. Eberle
  • Headlights on the Prairie (978.1) – Robert Rebein
  • Bad Kansas (813.6) – Becky Mandelbaum
  • Fear: Trump in the White House (973.93) – Bob Woodward
  • The Shape of Ideas (741.5) – Grant Snider
  • Who was Ben Franklin (J973.3) – Franklin
  • Handcrafted: A Woodworker’s Story (684.1) – Clint Harp
  • Good Old Days in the Kitchen (641.59) – Ken & Janice Tate
  • Good Old Days Remembers Working on the Farm (630.9) – Ken & Janice Tate
  • ‘We Had Everything But Money’ (973.9) – Roy Reiman


  • The Legend of Perley Gates (LP) – William W. Johnstone
  • Long Road to Abilene (LP) – Robert Vaughan
  • Give-A-Damn Jones (LP) – Bill Pronzini
  • The Trading Post: And Other Frontier Stories (LP) – Daniel Zimmer
  • Knight of the Tiger – W. Michael Farmer
  • A Reckoning (LP) – Linda Spalding
  • Love’s Last Stand – S.B. Moores
  • Ranger McIntyre: Unmentionable Murders (LP) – James C. Work
  • Gypsy Rock (LP) – Robert D. McKee
  • Rosary without Beads – Diana Holguin-Balogh
  • Bear Haskell: U.S. Deputy Marshall

Easy Reader

  • Cricket in the Thicket – Carol Murray
  • Ten Pigs: An Epic Bath Adventure – Derek Anderson
  • Where do Diggers Celebrate Christmas? – Brianna Caplan Sayres
  • Construction Site on Christmas Night – Sherri Duskey Rinker
  • You Should Meet: Jesse Owens (Ready to Read) – Laurie Calkhoven
  • Belle: The Charming Gift – Disney

Junior Fiction

  • Tiana: The Stolen Jewel – Disney
  • A Series of Unfortunate Events: The Miserable Mill #4 – Lemony Snicket
  • A Series of Unfortunate Events: The Hostile Hospital #8 – Lemony Snicket
  • On My Honor – Marion Dane Bauer
  • Shoeless Joe & Me – Dan Gutman
  • What Would Joey Do? – Jack Gantos
  • Scooby-Doo! And the Haunted Castle – James Gelsey
  • Loser – Jerry Spinelli
  • Halfway Normal – Barbara Dee
  • Once You Know This – Emily Blejwas
  • Yours Truly – Heather Vogel Frederick
  • Absolutely Truly – Heather Vogel Frederick

Young Adult

  • Lord Brocktree – Brian Jacques
  • Midnight at the Electric – Jodi Lynn Anderson
  • Magnus Chase & the gods of Asgard: The Sword of Summer #1 – Rick Riordan
  • Magnus Chase & the gods of Asgard: The Hammer of Thor #2 – Rick Riordan
  • Magnus Chase & the gods of Asgard: The Ship of the Dead #3 – Rick Riordan


  • Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom (PG-13)
  • Hotel Transylvania 3 (PG)
  • The Seagull (PG-13)
  • Miss Pettigrew Lives for a Day (PG-13)
  • 7 Days in Entebbe (PG-13)
  • Sherlock Gnomes (PG)
  • A Mile in His Shoes (PG)
  • The Last Brickmaker in America (PG)
  • The Date Night 4-Movie Collection:
    • Murphy’s Romance (PG-13)
    • Places in the Heart (PG)
    • Steel Magnolias (PG)
    • My Best Friend’s Wedding (PG)
  • The Hoax (R)
  • A Walk in the Clouds (PG-13)
  • Back to You and Me (Not Rated)
  • The Good Doctor: Season 1 (Not Rated)
  • Breaking In: Payback is a Mother (PG-13)
  • Alex & Me (G)
  • The Little Vampire (Not Rated)
  • Paul: Apostle of Christ (PG-13)
  • Book Club (PG-13)

New Material 2018 Continued…

March 31st, 2018

• Inspirational/Christian Fiction
o The view from Rainshadow Bay – Colleen Coble
o The day the Angels Fell – Shawn Smucker
o Belle – (LP) Sarah Price
• Western
o The Grub Rider – (LP) James C. Work
o Black Range Revenge – Melody Groves
• Fiction
o Arms from the Sea – Rich Shapero
o If Not for You – Debbie Macomber
• Mystery
o White Heat – M. J. McGrath
o The Christmas Train – David Baldacci
o Oath of Honor – Lynette Eason
o Home Sweet Murder – James Patterson
o The Bootlegger – Clive Cussler
• Easy Reader
o Tiny and the Big Dig – Sherrie Duskey Rinker
o When Pigs Fly – James Burks
o The Tiptoeing Tiger – Phillippa Leathers
• Junior Fiction
o The Unicorn Quest – Kamilla Benko
o A Pup called Trouble – Bobbie Pyron
o I Survived: The Children’s Blizzard, 1888 – Lauren Tarshis
o Bad Kitty – Nick Bruel
o Trapped in a Video Game 2 – Dustin Brady
• DVDs
o November Criminals (PG-13)
o Daddy’s Home 2 (PG-13)
o Only the Brave (PG-13)
o All Saints: based on a true story (PG)
• CDs
o It’s Christmas Time – Elvis Presley
o Greatest Hits – Neil Young
o Harem – Sarah Brightman
o Let’s Talk About Love – Celine Dion
o Breakthrough – Colbie Caillat
o Enchantment – Charlotte Church
o The Woman in Me – Shania Twain
o Tapestry – Carole King
o Slow Me Down – Sara Evans
o Own the Night – Lady Antebellum
o Born to Fly – Sara Evans
o Dark Side of the Moon – Pink Floyd
o If I Could Turn Back Time – Cher
o That’s How They do it in Dixie – Hank Williams Jr.
o All the Women I Am – Reba
o Live at Red Rocks – John Tesh
o Greatest Hits – ABBA Gold
o Pure Heroine – Lorde
o Shepherd Moons – Enya
o Watermark – Enya
o Take Me as I Am – Faith Hill
o La Christmas Album – Barbra Streisand
o Greatest Hits Vol. 2 – Elton John
o Greatest Hits Vol. 1 – Elton John
o Amaranthine – Enya
o Something About the Way You Look Tonight – Elton John
o Shine On – Sarah McLachlan
o Afterglow – Sarah McLachlan
o My Christmas – Andrea Bocelli
o Andrea – Andrea Bocelli
o Greatest Hits Vol. 2 – The Judds
o Greatest Hits Vol. 1 – The Judds
o A Day Without Rain – Enya

New Material for 2018

March 7th, 2018
  • DVD
    • Going In Style – (PG-13)
    • Dunkirk – (PG-13)
    • Invictus – (PG-13)
    • Chilly Dogs – (PG-13)
    • The Championship Season – (R)
    • Calorie Killer YOGA – (Not Rated)
    • Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs: Swallow-een Falls Spooktacular! – (G)
    • Despicable Me 3 – (PG)
    • Fences – (PG-13)
    • Overdrive – -(PG-13)
    • Birth of the Dragon –(PG-13)
    • The Dark Tower – (PG-13)
    • The Girl on the Train – (R)
    • Ghost in the Shell – (PG-13)
    • Brigsby Bear – (Not Rated)
  • Audiobooks
    • Hank the Cowdog: Wagon West #67
  • Easy Reader
    • Libby Wimbley: Bug Rescuer – Amy Cobb
    • Libby Wimbley: Birdhouse Builder – Amy Cobb
    • Star Wars: Use the Force! – Michael Siglain
    • Farmyard Friends: Golden Girl the Chicken – Lisa Mullarkey
    • Farmyard Friends: Gaston the Goat – Lisa Mullarkey
    • Farmyard Friends: Freckles the Pig – Lisa Mullarkey
    • Farmyard Friends: Daisy the Cow – Lisa Mullarkey
    • Carlos & Carmen: The Yummy Mistake – Kirsten McDonald
    • Carlos & Carmen: Tio Time – Kirsten McDonald
    • Carlos & Carmen: The Wobbly Wheels – Kirsten McDonald
    • Waltz of the Snowflakes – Elly Mackay
    • The Little Reindeer – Nicola Killen
    • While You Were Sleeping – Mariana Ruiz Johnson
  • Junior Fiction
    • Spirit Animals: Storm Speaker (book7) – Christina Diaz Gonzalez
  • Fiction
    • The Noel Diary – Richard Paul Evans
    • Where Rivers Part – Kellie Coates Gilbert
    • Mistletoe Magic – Fern Michaels
    • What Matters Most (LP) – Kellie Coates Gilbert
    • A Reason to Stay (LP) – Kellie Coates Gilbert
    • A Woman of Fortune (LP) – Kellie Coates Gilbert
  • Romance
    • Instant Frontier Family – Regina Scott
  • Non-Fiction
    • (248.86) Anxious for Nothing – Max Lucado
    • (636.7) Citizen Canine – Mary R. Burch, PhD.
  • Biography
    • Finding Gobi – Dion Leonard
  • Western
    • Billy Pinto’s War (LP) – Michael Zimmer
    • A House of Men – Sumner Wilson
    • Dean Man’s Boot (LP) – Patrick Dearen
    • An Arizona Christmas (LP) – William W. Johnstone
    • Comanche Captive – D. Laszlo Conhaim
    • Angels of North Country – T. Owen O’Connor
    • Destiny at Dirt Camp (LP) – John D. Nesbitt
    • The Marshal and the Moonshiner – C.M. Wendelboe
    • Too Far Down (LP) – Mary Connealy
    • Angel Falls – Derek Catron
    • Wishing Caswell Dead – Pat Stoltey
  • Inspiration/Christian Fiction
    • Phoebe’s Gift (LP) – Jerry S. Eicher
    • Love Held Captive – Shelley Shepard Gray
    • Hester’s Hunt for Home (Trilogy) – Linda Byler
    • You’re Gonna Love Me – Robin Lee Hatcher
    • The Ladies of Ivy Cottage (book 2) – Julie Klassen
    • The One True Love of Alice-Ann – Eva Marie Everson
    • Silvia’s Rose (LP) – Jerry S. Eicher
    • Out of the Ashes (Book 2) – Tracie Peterson
    • In This Moment – Karen Kingsbury
    • A Place at Our Table (LP) – Amy Clipston

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:

Jay Baumgartner- Phone: 785-285-0805  Email:

Connie Hecht- Phone: 785-294-0707  Email:

Darryl Wetzel- Phone: 785-336-1041

Lori Claycamp- Phone: 785-336-2188  Email:

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

Updated Board Meeting

December 3rd, 2014

Attention all Board Members!

Please join us for the monthly meeting scheduled for Monday, March 12th, 2018, at 6:30P.M.

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-

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