Flopsy, Mopsy and Cotton-tail

During the months of November and December the library has been inundated with bunnies. Library patron, Cheryl Swayne, donated her baby bunnies and rabbits for show & tell programs in Youth Services. The names given to the baby bunnies are from the book, The Tale of Peter Rabbit by Beatrix Potter. The first Peter Rabbit story was […]

Youth Services New Bird Feeder

There is a new bird feeder outside the east windows of youth services. The new feeder compliments the renovation of youth services with the green dinosaur, light house, octopus and yellow school bus. On the east wall by the windows is a bird identification chart that will help show which birds are using the feeder. Below are listed ten […]

Ben Mikaelsen, Teen Read Week

Teen Read Week, Oct. 14-18, was a very busy week at TSCPL. On Wednesday, we celebrated with the award winning author, Ben Mikaelsen. On Thursday, the teens were challenged with the program, I Survived the Wilderness. Friday, was an educational, fun program, Books & Bites. The teens listened to the teen team talk about popular books […]

A Walk-About the Topeka & Shawnee County Library

It is a beautiful Kansas day.The sun is shining and there is a light southerly breeze. What a great day to do a walk-about with Coop, the Library’s Maintenance Associate Extraordinaire. Coop has worked fulltime at the library since May 1996 taking care of the Library’s landscape. The Gilbraltar Bush Clover is a deciduous shrub that […]

Digging Beneath the Surface

Digging Beneath the Surface was one of the teen summer reading programs. It featured archaeology studies of prehistoric people and their cultures. There were several activities where the kids could participate. Virginia Wulfkuhl from the State Historical Society talked to the teens about all the interesting artifacts that have been found in Kansas, like Indian pottery or […]