The Big Read will move you beyond reading The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald. Attend one or more of these events to experience the Roaring ’20s, discover more about the author, enjoy amazing jazz from the era, learn about other interesting people from 20s, experience art from that time, watch a film or participate in a book discussion.
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Saturday mornings at the library will offer a little different experience for children than in the past, but they’ll still be plenty of fun to be had! Bring the kiddos into the library for programs ranging from Kyler, our guitar-playing librarian, to math and science experiments.
Find out what ereaders Diana and Kathy own and why they love reading on them. They love to talk about books, so we asked them, what’s on your ereader. Find out how the library can help select you an ereader and get reading.
On Friday, Jan. 18, an exhibit of collectible, rare and homespun objects will be on display as the Alice C. Sabatini Gallery opens its doors for Most Valued Possessions, a community-based exhibit. You may learn a new meaning of the word “value” from fellow citizens.
This edition of Library News has everything you need to know about The Big Read, a community reading initiative held Feb. 1–March 2. This community reading initiative is about much more than reading. We offer you art, music and history. And as always there’s a schedule of computer classes.
Create peace for yourself and your pet and save money by checking out pet books instead of buying them. Inside you’ll find 15 books to a better dog. We have hundreds of titles dedicated to everything pets.
Bargain shoppers can stuff brown grocery bags (provided) full of books for just $5 a bag at the Friends of the Topeka and Shawnee County Public Library Bag Day Book Sale Sat., Jan. 19, 2012 from 10am–4pm. This one-day sale includes both hardbound and paperback books on all topics including children’s, religion, health, large print, [...]
Eric Melin, film critic for Kansas First News, is critical of the 1974 version of The Great Gatsby. Read and leave your comment about this or other adaptations of F. Scott Fitzgerald’s novel. Melin teases us with a few facts about the new Gatsby film coming out in May.
Check out some fancy rides and judge for yourself whether Jay Gatsby would have driven them. (He was a Rolls-Royce kind of guy.) The Big Read presents The Great Gatsby Roaring in 1920s Classic Car Show Saturday, February 2 | 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM | Fairlawn Plaza Mall Browse through classic cars of the [...]
What’s fantastic about All Booked Up vlog hosts Kathy and Diana? They are always talking about good books to read, and this here one is a peach. While it’s a thick novel (at more than 600 pages), Kathy’s review has intrigued Diana to pick it up. Find out why you should too.
Teen events are a fun place to hang with friends or get to know a librarian. Whether you are a gamer, singer or writer, we have a program to suit your needs. Bring a friend and attend one of our teen events. Many are held in The Edge, a space dedicated solely to teens.