New catalog is here

New Library Catalog Coming Today!

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Today’s the Day! So excited to bring you a user-friendly, more Amazon-like catalog. Catalog.tscpl.org is now available, and we encourage you to explore. If you like the new catalog, “like” us on Facebook and show your enthusiasm. Some small tweaks behind the scenes will be made in the next few days, but report anything you […]

Sign a petition to support wider access to ebooks at your library

Check out ebooksforlibraries.com!

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Please check out our library’s petition website – ebooksforlibraries.com. What’s it for? It’s all about getting you guys – our customers – the books you want to read in the formats you want to read them in: We are having trouble getting ebooks from the largest publishing companies. These publishers are adding restrictions and price increases, or […]

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Social Media at the Library

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Facebook, Twitter, Google Plus, YouTube … do you use social media? Nationally, over 50% of people age 13+ use Facebook, and over 7% use Twitter. People friend, fan, check-in, and share short updates with their friends daily. The library does this too – we have quite a few social media sites to choose from. Want […]

Your iPad, our Library = Great Match!

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The new iPad is out! What can you do with your shiny new iPad at the library? Read books, of course – download the Overdrive app and start reading. Take our iPad for Beginners class. Browse our website. Search our library catalog. Use our free wifi to check your email. Tweet us, Facebook us, etc. […]

Subscribe to our Website

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Like our stories, articles, blog posts, and book reviews? Want us to send them to you automatically, so you don’t have to constantly revisit our website, hunting for new articles (not that there’s anything wrong with that – we love digital visitors!)? Well – you can, and it’s very easy to do! There are two […]

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Do you use Pinterest?

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Pinterest is a new social media tool that’s been getting a lot of attention lately, and I’m wondering who in Topeka is using it. What is Pinterest? From their About page – “Pinterest is a virtual pinboard. Pinterest allows you to organize and share all the beautiful things you find on the web. You can […]