Get a Flu Shot at the Library Thursday

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 […]

HUSH: a podcast from your library – Episode 12 – Teen Romance

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!

Health Information Neighborhood adds a digital scale

 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 […]

HUSH: a podcast from your library – Episode 11 – People in Peril

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!

HUSH: a podcast from your library – Episode 10

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!

Ideas for crafty parents

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.

Health Information Resources for Breastfeeding

At the library, find new and recommended books about breastfeeding, non-fiction educational films about nursing a new baby, books for infant health, and information on women’s health before, during and after pregnancy.

HUSH: a podcast from your library – Episode 9

HUSH – Listen to a conversational podcast (37:59). Christina Callison book talks some historical non-fiction, Mary Campbell discusses the popular Friends of the Library Booksales and Booktique and Nate Hohl promotes Sports Trivia and Fantasy Football programs.Plus, Lissa and Thad announce exciting changes coming to HUSH. Subscribe to HUSH via iTunes.

schuyler's monster

Health memoir: Schuyler’s Monster

The monster that held Schuyler in its claws was a terrible, rare disorder which left an adorable, happy little girl unable to speak. Read this remarkable memoir from Schuyler’s father about her parents’ determination to give her the tools she needed to succeed.

Major Pettigrew's Last Stand

Major Pettigrew’s Last Stand is a delight

A retired British Major and a Pakistani shopkeeper are brought together by chance, but the circumstances of their friendship cause trouble in villiage society. If you like British fiction and a nice gentle romance plot, this book is for you!