HUSH: a podcast from your library – Episode 39 – Sylvia Plath

Who was Sylvia Plath? Why is her poetry still read and discussed today? Find out as Thad Hartman and Lissa Staley interview Miranda Ericcson about Sylvia Plath’s life and work in this illuminating and insightful podcast. Have you read Sylvia Plath’s poetry or her novel The Bell Jar? Share your thoughts with us!

SpeakEasy Chapter 3 by Miranda Ericsson Kendall

SpeakEasy is our collaboratively written Community Novel Project. Read online, download to your ereader or listen to the audiobook version. Each week, we’ll publish a new chapter by a new Topeka author. In Chapter 3, author Miranda Ericsson Kendall takes Ronni and Pete to Speck’s to wait out the storm and get to know each other a little better…

Behind the Scenes Q&A with SpeakEasy Author C R Kennedy

Each week, the library is publishing a new chapter in our 2013 Community Novel Project and sharing a behind-the-scenes interview with the Topeka author who brought that part of our collaborative story — SpeakEasy — to life. Read C R Kennedy’s Chapter 2 online. Why did you want to participate in the Community Novel Project? […]

Read and Discuss The Mysterious Affair at Styles by Agatha Christie

The Mysterious Affair at Styles by Agatha Christie (1920) presents the debut of the brilliant Belgian detective Hercule Poirot. Who poisoned the wealthy Emily Inglethorpe in her locked bedroom? Suspects, clues and red herrings abound. Discuss at the library on Monday, May 13, 2013, 1:30–3:00 pm in the Marvin Auditorium 101C.