Book lovers will pick from for nearly 100,000 books on September 20, 21 and 22, 2013, at the Agricultural Hall at the Kansas Expocentre during the Friends of the Library Book Sale. Traditional genres, like biography, arts, romance, mystery and children’s books, are priced at $1 or $2. A Premium Section (special edition, signed by […]
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Just as the library concludes its second community novel penned by local authors, 22 young writers also celebrate their debut in publishing through a library program. “We’ve seen success with helping adult writers from all over the community get published, so we thought why not try it with the kids. Most of our literacy-based programs […]
Being a king, queen or prince is harder than these titles of royalty would imply. This book list shows you why. Enjoy some fictitious stories of royalty and some real stories that are stranger than fiction.
Don’t be in the dark about your financial future. Sign up for Women & Money, a seven-week financial series which begins Sept. 5. Housing and Credit Counseling, Inc., along with area experts, teach budgeting, retirement planning, banking and credit building. Designed for women of all income and education levels.
Buckle up and prepare for a scary ride in NOS4A2 by Joe Hill, the son of Stephen King. And oh, this story is so haunting it’s got to make a proud father out of him. Find out what weird, scary characters and places await readers of this novel; watch this video book review.
It’s just flippin’ fun to choose from the more than 200 magazines in the new online magazine collection. Fill up your laptop, tablet, ereader, iPad or other device with free, full-text magazines.
Follow the trail of stitching to the Alice C. Sabatini Gallery for the Material Conversations art competition, Aug. 2 through Sept. 22. One trip in will forever change your definition of what quilting is. “These aren’t your grandma’s patchwork quilts,” said Sherry Best. “These intricately designed, contemporary wall hangings reflect an edgier side of quilting. […]
Pretty soon everybody will be asking “what’s the story with the painted piano outside the library?” Well here you go. Be the first to know how this painted piano project came about and why it matters.
Think “library” when you are searching for ideas and inspiration to turn your house into a home. For folks who are starting their projects, check out how-to guides. Tap inside to learn about a digital place that can become your place for credible information on home improvement projects.
From Africa to Topeka, these talented young musicians offer you an evening of culture Aug. 2. You’ll be tapping your feet to the beat of their drums. Come for a night of music you soon won’t forget.
You may soon be able to request books, movies and other items to be picked up from a locker near your home, work or school. In 2014, your library will be testing out two reserve pickup lockers at two community centers.