My favorite part of Summer is the abundance of fresh, local produce available for months on end. Yes, you can find local produce the rest of the year, but there is nothing like juicy, succulent tomatoes, cucumbers, strawberries, peppers, fresh herbs, did I mention tomatoes? You get the idea. A wonderful offering of Topeka & Shawnee [...]
On the Shelf: Take Me Out to the Ballgame
On an English country estate right before the Second World War, a rare camellia is hidden in an orchard and a flower thief is determined to locate it. However, he can’t enter the estate, so he cajoles a young American woman, Flora, to go undercover as a nanny. Flora is supposed to search for the camellia, but her conscience, the care for the children and a budding romance slow her progress. With increasing pressure from the flower thief…
SpeakEasy is our collaboratively written Community Novel Project. Read online, download to your ereader or listen to the audiobook version. Each week, we’ll publish a new chapter by a new Topeka author. In chapter 7 by Janet Jenkins Stotts, Ronni reveals why she is dating Charles, someone at the Manor is seriously hurt in an accident, and suddenly no one seems safe.
Go deep into a soil tunnel and get behind the controls of big digging equipment June 1 from 10am–2pm for Dig into Reading. Children will laugh and learn while their parents sign them up for a whole summer of fun. Join us as we kick-off our summer reading program
It’s time to start enjoying your yard! What would you add to the outside of your house to help you enjoy the great outdoors? A deck? Gazebo? Or just a shed to help you stay organized? We have some great resources to help make your yard work for you!
Join Nate as he talks about keeping track of the little things our kids do that make us smile, and shares some of his daughter’s favorite catchphrases.