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Check out our Staying Home? pages in the menu for things to do online!

Kansas residents have access to a wealth of free information online – see the links below to a few of the most popular topics.

~ More Information and Complete List of Online Reference Resources ~

Many of these sources can be used from anywhere in Kansas without logging in! However, some products require individual accounts; just drop by the library to sign up for your Kansas Library eCard to get started.

Auto Repair Source - Cars and Trucks: Enter make, model & year for maintenance and repair information
HeritageQuest - Genealogy: Search U.S. census records and other publications
Fold 3 - Genealogy: Search U.S. military records
NoveList Plus - Reading: Find your next favorite book
Britannica - Encyclopedia: Classic, trusted source for users of any age
World Almanac for Kids - Interactive Search: For elementary age kids; explore the world of animals, art, history and more
Mailbox - Education: Lesson plans and activities for elementary teachers (and parents)
Learning Express - Self-Paced Learning: Create account for study, practice tests, computer skills and job search assistance
Mango Languages - Languages: Create account, choose a language to start learning
Health Reference Center - Medical: Current health topics, medical conditions and drug information

Mount Hope Pride Prairie Festival – Aug. 20 -21, 2021

Friday August 20th

  • 5:30 pm Fishing Derby Registration at The Woodland Park Pond
  • 6:00 pm Casting Constest
  • 7:15 pm Fishing Derby
  • Hot Dog Meal Sponsered by Mayhem Fireworks

Saturday August 21st

  • 7:10 am 5K Registration at The Woodland Park Pond
  • 7:30 am 5K Run
  • 8:00 am Kids Free Fun Run Check In
  • 8:30 am Parade Registration
  • 9:00 am Blacksmith Demonstration at The eMpTy Forge – 126 S. Ohio
  • 10:00 am Parade Begins on Main Street
  • Pong Pong Ball Drop at the Ball Diamonds on West Main following the Parade
  • 11:00 am Food Trucks Open
  • 11am – 6pm  Kids activities begin
  • 11:00 am Horseshoe Registration
  • 11:30 am Horseshoe Tournament
  • 11:45 am Kids Pedal Pull Registration
  • 12:00 pm Medallion Hunt Clues Start
  • 12:00 pm BBQ Cook off
  • 12:00 pm Blacksmith Demonstration at The eMpTy Forge – 126 S. Ohio
  • 12:30 pm Kids Pedal Pull
  • 1:00 pm Cornhole Registration and Tournament
  • 2:00 pm Cow Pattie Bingo
  • 2:00 pm Turtle Races
  • 5:00 pm Free evening meal w/button
  • 7:00 pm Chute Out begins
  • 9:30 pm Fireworks