Get Outdoors

10 ways to kick-start your long-awaited outdoor experience.

language books

Communicating Abroad

7 ways to improve your foreign language skills before traveling abroad.

Smokey and George

Library staff adopted two animals from the Topeka Zoo this year. How much do you know about coyotes and pronghorns?

Dog Fancy

A change, but the focus remains the same.

Counterfeit Pet Medications

The Environmental Protection Agency is alerting consumers about counterfeit pet medications. Here’s what you need to know.

The Greatest Pet Rescue Ever

Hurricane Katrina slammed into the Gulf Coast almost seven years ago. What do you remember about the day New Orleans flooded?

Use the library to book your vacation

Book Your Vacation at the Library

Touring the library’s Travel Neighborhood to choose your next destination – a quiet getaway or an action-packed adventure – is a smart way to plan a trip and save money. It’s also a fun place to browse.