Local Events: Plays, Parties, Concerts, and Tours

The end of April has the local event venues around town buzzing with activity. There will be a variety of concerts, musical plays, themed parties for adults and children, and tours. It would be challenging to NOT find an event that you would enjoy from this list. After attending the event that interests you the […]

Local Events: Rock Concert, Shakespeare, and Ballet

Topeka’s local events calendar is getting busy with all sorts of performances. We hope you enjoy whatever event you attend and if you’d like to experience more at home stop by and check out the our collection.

Local Events: Musicals, Flowers and History

As Topekans turn the calendar over to April, our list of local events is really starting to fill up. Early April brings us two musicals – one for kids and one that will take adults back to the disco era. Those interested in history can learn more about “war fare.” And tulips are in bloom all […]

Local Events: March Concerts

Whatever your musical tastes, attending a concert by one of your favorite performers is always special. Fortunately our local events calendar has some great shows on tap for the end of March. If you’re like me, going to a concert always puts you in the mood to listen to more of that artist’s music or learn more about them–and the Library has what you need to do just that.

Local Events: Dance Show, Zoo Lecture, Downtown Parade

Early March in Topeka brings with it local events that will appeal to a wide variety of people. These events offer opportunities to learn and explore new interests, and the Library has just what you need to continue exploring on your own.

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Help Us Choose: Book Group in a Bag Survey

We will be able to add 10 new kits to the Library’s Book Group in a Bag collection this year. Please take our survey and help us narrow down our choices to the top 10 most popular titles. We love getting this feedback from the people that actually use our collection.

Local Events: Silent Movies and Horses

Soon Topeka residents will be able to see Hollywood stars of long ago lighting up the screen at the Silent Film Festival. Horses and riders will perform amazing feats at the Equifest. If one of these local events sparks your interest, the Library is ready and waiting with books and other materials to help you learn and experience more about your new passion at home.

Local Events: Globetrotters, Kansas Day, and Theater

Over the next couple of weeks the strains of “Sweet Georgia Brown” will fill the Expocentre as the Harlem Globetrotters take the court.  Children will make crafts and learn about Kansas history as they celebrate Kansas Day at the Kansas State Historical Society.  And a play that examines issues of racism during the 1960’s will […]

Local Events: Celebrating the Life of Ol’ Blue Eyes

Immediately after ringing in the New Year, Topekans will have an unique opportunity to learn more about one of the most iconic singers of all time.   This local event may ignite your curiosity, and the library has plenty of resources to help you satisfy your quest for knowledge about all things Sinatra. Sinatra on Sinatra […]

Local Events: Theater, Ballet, and Music

December is a month for making memories and enjoying holiday outings with family and friends.  There are plenty of opportunities to enjoy local events like a performance of the Nutcracker, a Christmas play, or a holiday concert around town.  After you go, visit us to check out related items for more holiday merriment at home. […]

Local Events: Trees, Comedy and Wings

The first weekend of December is a busy one, especially at the Kansas Expocentre!  Christmas trees will be on display at the Festival of Trees, there will be lots of laughs at the Jeff Dunham comedy show and chicken wings will satisfy hungry attendees at the Wing Fling.   After going to one of these […]