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 1, author Aimee L. Gross introduces grad student Ronni Long, who is desperate to get to Topeka…
Find out about the best new titles for your book group – Thad Hartman and Lissa Staley interview Deb Bryan about the library’s Book Group in a Bag collection, including the titles being added in 2013. What books has your book group loved to discuss? Share your thoughts with us!
As part of national Poison Prevention Week, the library partnered with Kansas Department of Health and Environment and Safe Kids Kansas to create a Poison Purse display in the library’s Health Information Neighborhood, showing how medicines and candies look identical to a child in search of something sweet to eat. In this article, the EPA urges adults to […]
Sixteen year old Audrey Cuttler is thrust into the spotlight when her ex-boyfriend writes a hit song about their breakup. Audrey loves good music, but she didn’t sign up for fame. In fact, she was completely supportive of her ex, Evan, and his band when they were unknown musicians just practicing and sending out demos. […]
Listen in on a book discussion – Thad Hartman and Lissa Staley host a discussion with Erin and Autumn about the book Crooked Letter, Crooked Letter by Tom Franklin, which will be discussed at an upcoming Bean There, Read That book discussion group. Have you read the book? Share your thoughts with us!
Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy (1878) creates a epic tale of sex, duty, marriage and moral regeneration in this realistic novel of unhappy families set in imperial Russia. Critics describe it as flawless, the greatest novel ever written. Discuss at the library on Monday, April 8, 2013, 1:30–3:00 pm in the Marvin Auditorium 101C.