• Norton Public Library

    • Libraries
    1 Washington Square
    Norton, KS 67654
    (785) 877-2481
    10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

    No weekends or evenings.

    About Us


    Limited use:
    There will be no weekly or monthly programs until further notice.
    We will keep you updated if anything changes!

    To enter the Library, you must have a mandatory face read more
    • About

      WE ARE OPEN!

      Limited use:
      There will be no weekly or monthly programs until further notice.
      We will keep you updated if anything changes!

      To enter the Library, you must have a mandatory face mask. And, you must use hand sanitizer. (the mask is not provided, but the hand sanitizer is provided).

      There will be a 30-minute time limit for all patrons who enter the Library. A total of only 10 people at a time. (so please be patient if you have to wait, or come back at a later time).
      • One computer is available, for adult use only.
      • Restrooms are not available for public use.
      • We've removed all children's toys & puzzles for their safety.
      • When you return items to the Library, please use the outside book drop.

      If you wish to not enter the Library during this time, please use our online catalog to reserve books. You will need to know your library card number and password, if you need any of that information, please don’t hesitate to call the Library.

      Once you’ve reserve all your books, give us a call at 785-877-2481, so we can prepare them for you and meet you at the door for pick up!

      2020 Summer Reading Program:
      This year we’ve changed up our usual program….We won’t have any our weekly programs at the Library, but we still have so many fun activities, StoryWalks, and a few live performances still planned!

      Please keep a look out on our website, nortonpubliclibrary.org, and our Facebook page, “The Norton Public Library”, for online Storytimes, puppet shows, craft ideas, and so much more this summer!

      We are so happy to be back and we have missed you!

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    • Norton Highlights

      Sept. 2017: TRAVELING KANSAS is a local production from Smoky Hills Public Television that highlights communities, people and attractions across the state. This episode explores the past and present with a spotlight on the restoration of several historic buildings in Norton and the economic development efforts throughout the county.

      Watch Here

      Norton County Arts Council Updates! Click Here...


    • Member Spotlight

      NORTON COUNTY MAGAZINE (Est. 2011) Covering the people, life, history and commerce of Norton County! The Magazine is published quarterly.  Thanks to great sponsors, the Norton County Magazine is free to Norton County residents in zip codes 67622, 67645, 67653 and 67654 as well as nearby community 67647. If you live in these zip code areas and are not receiving your issue, let us know.  To subscribe, send your name, mailing address and email address to Norton County Magazine, PO Box 163, Norton, KS 67654 with your check made payable to Frontier Community Foundation. The rate is $24 per year for 4 issues. Carolyn Applegate, Editor.  Contact Information:  (785) 877-3968






    • News Releases

    • Click here for the latest issue of the LENORA MERIDIAN

      Nex-Tech Update of its Continuous Learning Initiative. PRESS RELEASE

      Norton County Community Foundation Awards $12,500 in April through the Emergency Grant Funding Program PRESS RELEASE

      $10K in Funding: NORCOBINGO Press Release from the Norton County Community Foundation CLICK HERE

      APPLY FOR FUNDS TODAY:  U. S. Small Business Administration News Release-Paycheck Protection Program. JOINT STATEMENT

      Norton Christian Church Launches Volunteer Delivery Program SEE PRESS RELEASE

      Norton County Community Foundation Launches Emergency Grant Funding Program In Response to COVID-19 PRESS RELEASE HERE

      Download the SBA Disaster Assistance Letter by CLICKING HERE.


      Norton County Community Foundation Announces Match Day 2020 Details. Click HERE for Details!