As its contract with OverDrive expires, the State Library of Kansas announces another way for customers to access downloadable books. Learn about One Click Digital and why it’s an important tool for downloadable audiobook listeners.
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The Call of Duty exhibit weaves history and art together in a moving tribute at the Alice C. Sabatini Gallery. Experience the times during a show by Topeka Big Band and a dance in the library’s rotunda during December’s First Friday.
In this edition of ConnectNow magazine, read up on what’s happening at your library in December and January. Flip through the pages to find a schedule of events and classes the library offers in December and January. Find some new holiday books and DVDs to check out. Research your family tree. The holiday time is [...]
Books make the best Christmas gifts – at least we think so. And our Friends at the Chandler Booktique want to make sure the best gifts come with the best price tags. Shop the booktique’s upcoming 1/2 price book sales scheduled for Nov. 30 and Dec. 30. (Store hours.) The library’s rotunda is a wonderful [...]
Whether it’s a classic like How the Grinch Stole Christmas or something new like Ice Age: A Mammoth Christmas, ‘tis the season for gathering the family together for a great book or movie. Save money this season by checking out your holiday entertainment at the library – an opportunity to avoid crowded stores. Just like [...]
Begin the holiday season with an old-fashioned prairie evening Dec. 1 at 7pm in the Topeka and Shawnee County Public Library’s Marvin Auditorium. Learn about Laura Ingalls Wilder from Laura McLemore, a Wichita educator and re-enactor, who will be assisted by volunteers from Old Prairie Town in Ward-Meade Park. Hear about Laura’s travels, the toys [...]
It’s not too late to sign your preschooler up for I Love Letters, an interactive storytime held in conjunction with Kansas Reads to Preschoolers Week. The library’s events are Nov. 15 and 16. Sign up by calling 785-580-4565.
The way you download e-books and digital audiobooks from the library will soon change. On Dec. 5, your access the OverDrive service, which provides our ebooks and downloadable audiobooks, will end. Find out more by clicking into this post or ask a librarian.
Meet Dan Guenther, Library Board of Trustees Chair. He sat down with us recently and answered a few questions about why he serves on the board and what he loves about the library.
Take a journey back to the days of World War II through music from that era during Honoring Our Veterans through Song, a 1940s radio-style show on Nov. 9 at 3:30pm in The Edge. Live music will be interspersed between oral history reports including one on the Pearl Harbor bombing, which happened 70 years ago. [...]
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