This novel is unique because it is narrated by death. Death is a busy man in Nazi Germany, and as you can imagine some of the stories revealed tug at your heartstrings. One of our reviewers was moved to tears. Our All Booked Up hosts assure us, however, that we won’t cry through every page […]
Kids’ eyes light up with surprise when they cruise through our nonfiction area and find Tyrannosaurus Rex legs standing in the stacks. An octopus-wrapped aquarium and a school bus pulling up to a schoolhouse add to their fascination. Truth be told, adults dig the new Kids Library too. Come in and see for yourself the […]
In this episode of All Booked Up, get caught up in a good story about secrets surrounding a small town. Will Ordinary Grace by William Kent Krueger keep you turning the page? Certainly worked for Kathy and Diana. Tap into this post to listen as these two ladies discuss why they recommend this book.
The descendant of the youngest signer of the 1855 Topeka Constitution shares an exciting announcement relating to Topeka, Kansas and American history.
Learn cost-effective steps you can take to improve comfort and conserve energy in your home from Westar Energy. Registration required.
Join us for a day of entertaining stories, live music and treats, Saturday, Oct. 12. It’s a chance to explore a new learnscape for kids and hear some pretty awesome entertainment.
The Topeka and Shawnee County Public Library will host seven sessions helping consumers navigate the Health Insurance Marketplace in October and November. The first in the series begins Thursday, Oct. 3 at 3 pm in the library’s Computer Training Center. Mayor Larry Wolgast will meet with Navigator Paige Ashley, Shawnee County Health Agency, earlier in […]
“Red: Discover the Power of Color” is an exhibit that invites you to share what responses you have to this primary color and provides a deeper understanding of the many conflicting meanings and interpretations of the color.
The library, in consultation with the community center staff, announces a slate of programming offered off-site at the centers. Community participation will determine what programs work best in what neighborhoods. Please come to the programs that interest you and let us know what you’d like to see.
Sing, dance, laugh and fall in love with books, especially the popular Pete the Cat stories. The New York Times bestselling author of Pete the Cat: I Love My White Shoes will be singing, guitar-strumming, harmonica blowing and banjo picking Oct. 9.
The Topeka and Shawnee County Public Library and The Library Foundation will announce the receipt of a major gift from Capitol Federal® Foundation to fund a new bookmobile in 2014. John B. Dicus, Capitol Federal® Chairman, and Gina Millsap, TSCPL CEO, will reveal the amount of the major gift on Thursday, September 26.
Topeka has been tapped to participate in a national initiative to experiment with sending wi-fi signals from public libraries to remote locations. Find out what locations will be seeing a temporary boost.