If history is what you’re interested in, attend Loss and Victory along the Washita. George A. Custer led the 7th U.S. Cavalry on a surprise dawn attack against the Southern Cheyenne village of Chief Black Kettle in 1868 in Oklahoma. Randy Standingwater, who is half Cheyenne and works at Brown v. Board, speaks and shows [...]
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We know there are some thrill-seekers out there just dying for a good book about murder. Here are some killer recommended reads brought to you by our Facebook friends.
Kathy challenges Diana to read outside her comfort zone in this edition of All Booked Up. The woman talk about The Prophet, a thriller penned by Michael Koryta.
Thank you to the Community Resource Council for the 2012 Government Agency of Excellence award.The awards ceremony was held Monday, Oct. 22 at the Ramada. We are truly honored. We were up against Topeka Zoological Park, Topeka Public Schools Speed Networking Program and Topeka Code Enforcement. In recent years, USD 501 Topeka Public Schools and [...]
Come to the Topeka and Shawnee County Public Library’s 15th annual Silents in the Cathedral Friday, Oct. 26 at 7pm. This year we feature Blackmail (1929). An Alfred Hitchcock classic, Blackmail follows a beautiful blond whose act of self-defense turns into a case of murder investigated by her boyfriend, a Scotland Yard detective. The film is [...]
Now is a great time to join the Friends. Friendship is good for you, but here’s three other compelling reasons why the Friends of the Library is THE organization to join. Other benefits: • Receive 10% off on ALL purchases at the Chandler Booktique every visit • Shop before anyone else at the annual book [...]
Break out the sugar skulls and paper mâché flowers. Topeka is holding its first ever Día de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) Festival. The library is hosting one of the festival’s signature events, a concert reading of the play The Bones of Butterflies by Marcia Cebulska (its debut performance!) on Oct. 28 at 3pm [...]
Read about the benefits of Red Carpet Services, from delivery of library materials to magnifiers. We’re focused on enhancing quality of life for seniors in the community.
The younger sect infiltrates the set of All Booked Up to bring you news of a new book club starting Oct. 23. Bean There, Read That discusses books that appeal to young, hip professionals. And there’s even drinking (Gasp!). For the club’s first meeting, read Little Bee by Chris Cleave (check it via the web [...]
Answered by Terry Miller, Business Librarian Q. I need help writing a resume and making it great. Are there library resources I can use to make my resume stand out? A. We can help you make your resume interesting and attention-grabbing. I recommend tailoring your resume to the job description. Keep in mind your most [...]
Find out what there is to do for teens at the library. From gaming to writing to experimenting with food, teens enjoy a variety of programs while hanging out with their friends.