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Free Music, Even Easier

Get free music easier from the Library with the Freegal Music Service app for Android and Apple Devices.

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Ereaders: Try Before You Buy

The Topeka & Shawnee County Public Library has a new and improved ereader display where you can test some of the newest ereaders and tablets.

Do You Use Ebooks at Your Library?

Support your Library by participating in a short national survey to help libraries, publishers, and other organizations understand how you use ebooks & libraries!

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Pin Your Library

The Topeka & Shawnee County Public Library has a Pinterest account!  Check it out and see the wonders of your Library and other visual recommendations by Library staff. Using our Library neighborhoods as a guide, we have built pinboards for cooking, lawn and garden, parents and kids, healthy living, several staff recommendation boards, and a […]

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Return Library Econtent Early

Help keep ebook hold lists short by returning your econtent early! The ebook and digital audiobook service provided by the Topeka & Shawnee County Public Library is incredibly popular and our ebooks are seemingly flying off our virtual shelves. Hold lists and wait times are getting longer and the Library is doing its best to […]

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The Challenges of Ebook Selection

As you browse the Topeka & Shawnee County Public Library’s ebook collection, there are a few things to keep in mind. Ebook and digital audiobook purchases work differently than purchases for print versions. Besides cost and other collection development criteria, the Library must also deal with a variety of restrictions placed on ebooks and digital […]

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Books like Fatal Error by F. Paul Wilson

With the release of Wilson’s penultimate Repairman Jack novel, the series is coming to an end. However, there are many novels and series that can occupy your time once Repairman Jack has performed his last “fix.” Check out these titles and authors to help you fill the void. The Cabinet of Curiosities by Douglas Preston […]