The Library Foundation has received a $200,000 gift from the Capitol Federal® Foundation to fund a new bookmobile in 2014.
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.
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 […]
For $5, fill your bags to the brim with book bargains! Make sure to be among the first to the sale because the good bargains go fast.
The Topeka Metro makes connecting to local destinations possible for kids by offering free bus rides this summer. That’s great news for the kids who want to attend our awesome line-up of summer programs but don’t have a ride. Learn more about this summer bus promotion.
In February, Topeka Metro will offer copies of “The Great Gatsby” on Topeka Metro fixed route buses. Patrons are invited to take a book, read it, share it with someone else and then return it to the bus so that it may be enjoyed by others.