Family History Research Starts in the Topeka Room

The library has the tools and the staff to assist you in your genealogical research, and one such “tool” that’s very popular is our obituary request service. The Topeka Room has more than 170,000 obituaries indexed from Topeka newspapers from 1906 to present and is available 24/7 online.

No Smoking at the Library Begins Today

The Topeka and Shawnee County Public Library is now a tobacco free campus.  The policy change became effective after action taken by the Board of Trustees during its July 18 meeting. The change takes effect immediately. The library personnel will act in educational mode with the public for some time to inform people of the […]