An all-ages day to recognize the fabric of America, especially Kansas. Take a look at history through quilts. Talk to some quilters, learn techniques, take a long-arm machine for a test drive. Fun awaits you at the library March 19.
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Experts talk about cyberbullying, teens compete in an internet scavenger hunt and a video B-ball tournament during the week of March 6-12.
From figuring out your e-reader to downloading digital content, the library can help. We’ll save you frustration, and maybe even money, when you check out e-books from us.
Digital Talking Books keeps avid readers connected to their passion even when their ability to see fails them. Talking Books Week, March 1-6, is a perfect time to try out this free service or inquire about it for a loved one. Staff can even personalize selections and customize due dates based on a customer’s reading [...]
We call our website the Digital Branch Library because customers can do almost everything on our site that they can do in the physical building. That is the promise we make to you as we roll out our redesigned website! The new site offers: Easy-to-find bestsellers and other popular new releases displayed on a virtual [...]
We host the biggest and most fun Green Fair in Northeast Kansas. Come to the Topeka and Shawnee County Public Library April 16 for giveaways, information, tips and tricks, live music and fun.
There are big changes on the way for this publication. We will be mailing connectnow to library card households. Read more about the changes on page 1 (ConnectNowAprMay2011web pdf). Plus, the library’s website is getting a new look. Why customers should care. And, accessing the library is as easy as pressing a button with the [...]
The community reads a book of essays inspired by our home state. Library materials move to one area, creating Collectibles Neighborhood. And, how your library is recognizing the influences of African-Americans during Black History Month. Plus, computer classes and hot new books and movies in this edition of connectnow.
A familiar face in the Youth Services area, Elaine O’Gara, known for her folk dancing expertise, will retire after 10 years of service. Her last day was February 25. In her career here, she’s led more than 30 school tours through the building and facilitated countless programs, including dance programs, Merry Library Band performances and [...]
Take a journey to a significant time in Kansas’ history Feb. 23 from 7-8pm in Marvin Auditorium. Freelance writer and performer Penny Musco recreates the 1880s during her one-woman show at the Topeka and Shawnee County Public Library. In Steal Away: The Story of a Homesteader and Exoduster, Musco takes on the persona of a [...]
From the forest to the beach, the walls in the Youth Services area take kids on a journey and engage them with the library, making memories to last a lifetime. From birth to middle school, the library encourages learning to read to reading to learn. A new mural has added vibrancy to the area stretching [...]