Services we offer:

March 4th, 2015
  • 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 March 11, 2015 at 7:00 pm.

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


This year the  Summer reading theme is Fizz Boom Read!

 Fizz Boom Spanish Poster-001

Monday- June 9th-1:30          – Katie Lee-            Mad Scientist

Monday- June 16th -1:30      -Steve Walker-      Fireworks

Monday- June 23th-1:30pm-Tony Howser-     Kitchen Pow!

Saturday- June 28th-3:00pm –    Experiments in the Park

we had a good turnout for the events! hope everyone had fun!



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


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.


October 8th, 2008


The new playground improvements in the Bern City Park are nearly done, so come and see our new playground. restroom and shelter improvements are finished too.

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