Listen to HUSH -a podcast discussion of books and movies. This episode (33:48) focuses on WIlliam Alen White award winning books for children– have you read any of our recommendations? Or do you remember voting for William Allen White books when you were in school? Continue the discussion on the library’s Goodreads group!
Lissa Staley helps people use the library. She is a Book Evangelist, Health Information Librarian, Arts and Crafts Librarian, Trivia Emcee, Classics Made Modern book group leader, and frequent library customer, especially with her preschool children. She reads a new book every few days, but recently loved "Swordspoint" by Ellen Kushner, "Love and Other Perishable Items" by Laura Buzo and "The Reluctant Assassin" by Eoin Colfer and is looking forward to "Homeland" by Cory Doctorow.
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With their display “Take a chance on me, I’ve gotten rave reviews,” two librarians are trying to give a second chance to some fiction books that customers might have overlooked.
A Flu Shot Clinic will be Thurs. Sept. 29th from 9am to noon at the Topeka and Shawnee County Public Library. Shots are $30 each and some insurance plans are accepted (see printable pdf flier). Please call 785-368-2025 for insurance details. Cash and checks are also accepted.The clinic is operated by the Shawnee County Health […]
Introducing the new HUSH format — a shorter podcast (32:36), but a longer discussion of books and movies. This episode focuses on Teen Romance books and movies — have you read any of our recommendations? Plus continue the discussion on the library’s Goodreads group!
Where are you on the Body Mass Index (BMI) scale? BMI Weight Status Below 18.5 Underweight 18.5—24.9 Normal 25.0—29.9 Overweight 30.0 and Above Obese Over two-thirds of adults in the United States are overweight or obese, and over one-third are obese, according to data from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES) 2003–2006 and […]
Introducing the new HUSH format — a shorter podcast (33:20), but a longer discussion of books and movies. This episode focuses on People in Peril and Kids in Crisis books and movies — have you read any of our recommendations? Plus continue the discussion on the library’s Goodreads group!
Introducing the new HUSH format — a shorter podcast (34:14), but a longer discussion of books and movies. This episode – Time Travel books and movies — what are your favorites? Plus continue the discussion on the library’s Goodreads group!
SPOILER ALERT: A new study shows that readers seem to prefer books when the introduction gives away the ending. What do you think?
When people who love crafts become parents, their priorities and time for hobbies may shift, but crafting with kids is a way to continue to creating together. Find and share ideas of how to continue crafting by including your whole family in the experience.
If you like the dark humor and crime writing of Carl Hiaasen or Elmore Leonard, this new madcap mystery from Eoin Colfer is sure to please!
These 2011 DVDs will be arriving on the library shelves over the next few months. Use the library catalog to place a request and add your name to the waiting list. Check the DVD Dispenser for immediate availability.