Double Dueling

  Teen gaming has returned to the Topeka and Shawnee County Public Library. On the 1st and 3rd Mondays from 4-6 pm in the Edge (teen room) young adults and adults will be able to duel other gamers whether it be Yu-gi-oh (11-18 yrs) or Magic the Gathering (14 + yrs). Magic:The Gathering was the first collectible card game created by mathematics […]

Nifty Nails

Local teens had the opportunity to paint their fingernails in the Nifty Nail propram on November 21. Twenty-six people participate even a ROTC member who requested we not post his picture.There were blacks, brilliant greens, passionate purples, outlandish reds and even camouflage paints that were available to make artistic designs. There were stripes, dots, dominoes, flowers and […]

Chris Crutcher comes to TSCPL

Chris Crutcher, celebrated teen author, visited Topeka during Teen Read Week 2011. In a partnership with Highland Park High School and Shawnee Heights High School, Chris was able to visit Highland Park and the Topeka & Shawnee County Public Library. All the sophomores in USD501 are reading Crutcher’s book, Ironman, so meeting the author of […]

Brail Concert for Teen Summer Reading

Teen 2011 Summer Reading ended with a rap concert featuring the well known rapper, Brail. Brail is best known for his song “Google Me” in support of the Think Big Topeka campaign to get Google’s fiber experiment to Topeka. Phillip Watson (Brail) is a Topeka native and attends Washburn University. He is working on a […]

Zoo Animals Live

    Dennis, from the Topeka Zoo, brought a variety of snakes and reptiles to the August Zoo Animals Live. The Blue Tongue Skink is one of 300 reptiles that live in Australia. They do have a blue tongue that they use to discourage predators. Also, from Australia, Dennis brought a Bearded Dragon. They have adapted well […]