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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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New Books Autism solutions : how to create a healthy and meaningful life for your child by Ricki G. Robinson 1001 great ideas for teaching & raising children with autism or Asperger’s by Ellen Notbohm Paper words : discovering and living with my autism by Judy Endow Recommended Books Demystifying autism spectrum disorders: a guide […]
“I believe that an individual can make a difference with focus, energy and perseverance,” says Leo Taylor. Retired since 2000, the former corrections professional has spent considerable time in the library as both a library user and as a volunteer chairing The Library Foundation’s nominating committee. His mission: to read a selected list of books, […]
Each year, Outreach Storyteller Judy Rohr helps our community celebrate El día de los niños/El día de los libros, Children’s Day/Book Day on April 30th. This year, she was rewarded and acknowledged for her efforts with a $1000 Mora Award. The Estela and Raúl Mora Award was established in 2000 by author Pat Mora and her family […]
The Topeka and Shawnee County Public Library is a busy and popular community destination. Whether you are looking for a quiet place to read, meeting with a school group, or using your laptop to write an assignment, discover the best study spaces at your library.
If you are writing a paper and trying to figure out how to format your Works Cited Bibliography page, these applications will make your work much easier.
10 standouts in 10 areas (plus one!) add up to the 10th edition of Family Tree Magazine’s 101 Best Web Sites, a well organized and annotated list of recommended web sites for genealogists. My only complaint is that while they list the pricey subscription cost for Ancestry.com and complain about the high cost, they forget to […]
At El día de los niños/El día de los libros 2009, we celebrate children and books with a fiesta, including book displays, storytimes with musical games, poetry, and puppet shows; a carnival, animals , art activities, and games with prizes; poetry and art displays from area school children; a concession stand with free food; a raffle; […]
The 4th annual El Día de los Niños/El Día de los Libros at the Topeka and Shawnee County Public Library was celebrated on April 30, 2009, from 5-7:30 PM in Marvin Auditorium. Read a brochure in English and Spanishwhich includes tips on reading to and with children, a list of recommended books, and a list of […]
Check out one of these great books from the El día de los niños/El día de los libros Children’s Day/Book Day Book List Ages 0-4 Ada, Alma Flor, and F. Isabel Campoy ¡Pío Peep! Rimas Tradicionales en Español/Traditional Spanish Nursery Rhymes Illustrated by/Ilustrado por Viví Escrivá HarperCollins /Rayo, 2003 Davis, Katie Who Hops?/¿Quién salta? Harcourt, […]
Whatever the circumstance, it’s important to assemble the right tools in your job search tool kit. Let the library do that work for you—just check out one of our new Job Search Kit bags to help prepare you for your job search. Each kit includes: Knock ‘em dead 2009 : the ultimate job search guide by Martin […]