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10 Ways To Finish Summer Reading Strong

Hey reading champions, fuel up for the last round of summer reading fun! These blog posts give you tricks to keep you or your child motivated to keep up the Summer Reading. As the summer winds down, maintain your reading habits with these tips.

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New Way to Check Out Comes to Hy-Vee

You can now request books, movies and music albums from the library to be delivered to Topeka’s Hy-Vee for pickup 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

New Bookmobile To Be Unveiled

The grand opening for the bookmobile is Wednesday, July 16 starting at 9am in the library’s parking lot. The public is invited to mark the occasion with city dignitaries and staff from the Topeka & Shawnee County Public Library and its Literacy Partner Capitol Federal®. The celebration begins with the Greater Topeka Chamber of Commerce […]

See Ramp It Up exhibit through Aug. 24

Native Skateboard Exhibit = Awesome!

Examine skateboarding in Native culture without leaving Topeka. Come to the Sabatini Gallery for Ramp It Up, a gravity-defying, colorful and informative exhibit. Find out what people are saying about it and why you should share the news too.

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Blockbuster Wednesdays = Family Fun

Juggling, yo-yo tricks, hip-hoppin’ birds, songs and stories. Wednesdays at the library rule with live entertainment, lots of smiling faces and laughs. Check out these amazing acts on Wednesdays through July.

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Digital Bookmobile Is Coming to Topeka

Have a mini touch-a-truck experience while picking up your books. The OverDrive Digital Bookmobile will be accompanied by a Topeka Metro bus for June 17 of its two-day Topeka stop.

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Repairing Your Old Home

Learn how to care for your house and ways to preserve or maintain the culture and history of your neighborhood.

Smithsonian Skateboarding Exhibit Coming to Topeka

The Alice C. Sabatini Gallery will soon look like Topeka’s fourth skate park complete with its own version of a half-pipe. It’s all in honor of Ramp It Up: Skateboard Culture in Native America, a Smithsonian exhibit, which takes us outside the local skate scene and deep into Native American culture. This is the gallery’s […]