2020 Census

The 2020 Census is coming and it’s the first time it will mostly be online! Learn more by clicking the following link:


Library Receives Grants!

H.U.G.S. grant | Pioneer Electric proudly presented the staff of the USD 217 Rolla Library with $4,000 in grants to assist in purchasing new computers, laptops and a copier for the facility. A huge thank you to CoBank‘s Sharing Success for partnering with us on this great project.

Library Hours Adjustment

The Rolla Library will be closed on Tuesdays from 3:10 until 3:40 p.m., Wednesdays from 10:15 until 10:45 a.m. and Wednesdays from 3:10 until 3:40 p.m. for special programs for students and story hour. We apologize for any inconvenience.

National Cyber Security Awareness Month

Today’s  National Cyber Security Awareness Month content is provided by StaySafeOnline/FTC. The subject of “protecting children online” comes with tips in two attachments, an easy digest single page pdf, as well as a 25 page pdf with in depth tips focused on talking with kids about being online.
Other online resources can be found on the FTC and StaySafeOnline websites, focusing on topics like parental controlshttps://www.consumer.ftc.gov/articles/0012-kids-and-socializing-onlinehttps://staysafeonline.org/stay-safe-online/securing-key-accounts-devices/parental-controls/
Other resources available to parents in the protection of children online through social media are the safety pages for social platforms like facebook and youtube’s:https://www.facebook.com/help/safetyhttps://support.google.com/youtube/answer/2802272?hl=en
October is National Cybersecurity Awareness Month, a national effort to help everyone stay protected whenever and however you connect. The overarching theme for the month is, ‘Own IT. Secure IT. Protect IT.’ and the Southwest Kansas Library System is proud to be a champion and support this online safety and education initiative this October. 
National Cybersecurity Awareness Month is co-led by the National Cyber Security Alliance (NCSA) and the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Agency (CISA) of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. For more information about ways to keep you and your family safe online visit staysafeonline.org/ncsam and/or niccs.us-cert.gov/national-cybersecurity-awareness-month-2019.

Story Hour begins Wed. Oct 2

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