Read the first chapter in the newest Community Novel Project. This collaboratively written novel will be serialized for the next twenty weeks until we reach the exciting conclusion!
Chat and learn more Tuesday, April 15, 2014 from 3:00-4:30 pm. HEARyouth is a group of community agencies who work together to help youth become Heatlhy, Empowered and Responsible.
Topeka teens learned the truth about drug and alcohol abuse at this March 2014 event. A recent survey showed 43 percent of Shawnee County youth reported that they have drank beer, wine or hard liquor at least once in their lifetime. Do you know the real consequences of substance abuse?
Celebrate National Poetry Month! Listen as Leah Sewell and Israel Wasserstein share their poetry and talk about their writing process and their sources of inspiration as Kansas poets.
Feed your inner crafter with grab-and-go crafting kits from your library. Plus, we share some really awesome online resources for everything from embroidery to origami.
Diabetes Alert Day is March 25th. At the library, Shawnee County Health Agency staff will provide a Diabetes Risk Test and provide information on diabetes prevention and treatment.
In this episode, Lisa Brien, Kelli Smith and Megan Johnson chat about the book and movie series Game of Thrones. Listen up – whether you are already a fan or you are simply wondering what all the fuss is about!
In this episode, Miranda Ericsson joins Thad Hartman and Lissa Staley to recommend books by and about notable women. Build your biography booklist and get ready for Women’s History Month in March!
Essays are Essential Reading! Find out why Amber Bonnett recommends reading or listening to essays from a variety of authors in this episode of HUSH, the library’s podcast. Subscribe at iTunes or listen here.
This novel is so chock full of trendy British teen references, you’ll wonder if an actual teenager is writing it. Be prepared to be inspired in adorkable new ways!
Embrace your ereader and download free classic literature to read and discuss with others. Meet monthly for enriching conversation with other interested readers. Find the complete 2014 schedule of books to read here!
Miranda Ericsson promotes Kansas Authors including Eric McHenry, Thomas Fox Averill, Israel Wasserstein and Leah Sewell. Plus, listen in to find out which short story from Kij Johnson may give you nightmares, and to hear which book from one popular Kansas author will be made into a movie!