Did You Miss Our Aging Fair?

On January 30th, 2013 the Topeka & Shawnee County Public Library hosted it’s 2nd annual Senior Information Fair. Our goal was to inform older adults and their family members in our community about the variety of local services and businesses that cater to the needs of aging populations. The attendees explored booths that focused on numerous topics ranging […]

Discover Your Design Style

Discover Your Design Style

For some people, the idea of decorating their home can be so overwhelming it brinks on the edge of nightmarish. What color scheme should be used? How should the furniture be arranged? What’s my decorating style? Should you mix patterns and textures or not? And what exactly does mixing textures mean anyway? Luckily, the Topeka & […]

Sporting K.C.-What You Don't Know You're Missing

by Megan Johnson & Kelli Smith Let’s face it…it’s hard for MLS soccer teams to compete in the U.S. professional sports market. It almost always ranks well below the NFL, MLB, NBA, NHL and even NASCAR in terms of popularity and merchandising numbers. But what most MLS teams don’t lack in, including our very own […]

New Additions in Large Print Editions

They’re here! Check out all the hot new titles that are available in Large Print. There’s a little something for everyone with non-fiction, detective, romance, and inspirational works. You can get on the reserve list today, just click on the title to go straight to the catalog listing or call 580-4545 to place your order. […]

Get Moving Topeka!

I’m sure by now you’ve heard about the unflattering top 10 list where Topeka recently appeared… the one that says Topeka’s waistlines have expanded to noteworthy proportions. I must admit, I’m guilty of contributing to the obesity percentages, due to my eating habits and an obsessive love for my couch. This lifestyle has unfortunately taken […]

Celebrate Talking Books Week: March 3-10, 2012

Talking Books week celebrates the Federal Pratt-Smoot Act, enacted on March 3, 1931, and the first of distribution of free library materials for blind adults, administered by the National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped (NLS) in the Library of Congress.

New Additions in Large Print Editions

They’re here! Check out all the hot new titles that are available in Large Print. There’s a little something for everyone with non-fiction, detective, romance, and inspirational works. You can get on the reserve list today, just click on the title to go straight to the catalog listing or call 580-4545 to place your order. […]

New Additions in Large Print Editions

They’re here! Check out all the hot new titles that are available in Large Print. There’s a little something for everyone with non-fiction, detective, romance, and inspirational works. You can get on the reserve list today, just click on the title to go straight to the catalog listing or call 580-4545 to place your order. […]

Senior Fair Offers Helpful Information for Older Adults and Caregivers

On January 18th, 2012 the Topeka & Shawnee County Public Library hosted a Senior Information Fair. Our goal was to inform older adults and their family members in our community about the variety of local services and businesses that cater to the needs of aging populations. The 250 attendees explored booths that focused on numerous topics ranging from health, nutrition, veterans’ benefits, legal, finance, volunteering, realty, tax assistance, athletics, and in-home care to maintain one’s independence.

If you missed the fair, you can still check out the list of exhibitors below and see what products, services, and information they offered to the attendees.

New Additions in Large Print Editions

They’re here! Check out all the hot new titles that are available in Large Print. There’s a little something for everyone with non-fiction, detective, romance, and inspirational works. You can get on the reserve list today, just click on the title to go straight to the catalog listing or call 580-4545 to place your order. […]

New Additions in Large Print Editions

              They’re here! Check out all the hot new titles that are available in Large Print. There’s a little something for everyone with non-fiction, detective, romance, and inspirational works. You can get on the reserve list today, just click on the title to go straight to the catalog listing […]