Fans of reading, you won’t want to miss this post. Librarians share their favorite titles in fiction and nonfiction for a very eclectic mix that will keep your nightstand full and may keep you up all night.
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Teens can find something to do at the library every week. Here’s a rundown of teen events scheduled this month. See you at the library for some fun, games and hanging with friends.
The League of Women Voters of Topeka-Shawnee County hosts luncheons at the library the first Tuesday of every month with the intent of creating a more informed citizenry. At an upcoming talk in May, Vince Frye, president of Downtown Topeka, Inc., gives an update on downtown redevelopment.
It’s show-and-tell time on All Booked Up. Guest co-host Bonnie walks us through her fairy desktop garden and shares how you can build your own. Look for inspiration to grow at the library.
The library has volunteer opportunities for you, whether it’s a short-lived “gig” to keep you busy before your family goes on summer vacation or more of a commitment that will look great on college scholarship applications. Great teens help make a great library. How can you help?
Let us know what you value about your library – in person and online Forget “shhhhh-ing!” This week your library is making some noise. The Topeka and Shawnee County Public Library joins libraries across the country for Library Week, April 14–20. “All week we’ll be promoting the value of using your library. Come to one [...]
Get up to 10 free books at the Friends of the Library Book Swap Bazaar April 27. Bring in books and get new-to-you titles to take home and keep. It’s all a benefit of being a Friends member.
Summertime is a busy time, but make time to visit your library. A world of fun and learning waits for you. Check out these library events for kids, teens and adults for June and July.
You may have seen the artwork filling the windows of the Kids Library and David J’s Place in the library. The art was created by Topeka and Shawnee County elementary school children in partnership with Jennifer Marsh, of Washburn and the Dream Rocket Project. The works will be on display through April. Come in and [...]
Drop Everything and Read: that’s the message you’ll get from your public library April 12 as we recognize a national initiative started by author Beverly Cleary. D.E.A.R. encourages everyone to read or recommit to making reading a part of your daily life.
Find something to do at the library. We’re more than just books. Hang with friends and enjoy these fun programs just for teens. You might even meet someone new, play a new game or find a new look.