Come to the Kids Library Grand Opening Oct. 12

A New Kids Library Opens Oct. 12

Join us for a day of entertaining stories, live music and treats, Saturday, Oct. 12. It’s a chance to explore a new learnscape for kids and hear some pretty awesome entertainment.

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Health Insurance Marketplace Sessions Begin Oct. 3

The Topeka and Shawnee County Public Library will host seven sessions helping consumers navigate the Health Insurance Marketplace in October and November. The first in the series begins Thursday, Oct. 3 at 3 pm in the library’s Computer Training Center. Mayor Larry Wolgast will meet with Navigator Paige Ashley, Shawnee County Health Agency, earlier in […]


Painting the Gallery Red! Immerse Yourself in Color

“Red: Discover the Power of Color” is an exhibit that invites you to share what responses you have to this primary color and provides a deeper understanding of the many conflicting meanings and interpretations of the color.


Library Programs Coming to the Community Centers

The library, in consultation with the community center staff, announces a slate of programming offered off-site at the centers. Community participation will determine what programs work best in what neighborhoods. Please come to the programs that interest you and let us know what you’d like to see.

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Pete the Cat Author Is Coming!

Sing, dance, laugh and fall in love with books, especially the popular Pete the Cat stories. The New York Times bestselling author of Pete the Cat: I Love My White Shoes will be singing, guitar-strumming, harmonica blowing and banjo picking Oct. 9.


New Bookmobile Arrives in 2014 Thanks to Gift from Capitol Federal®

The Topeka and Shawnee County Public Library and The Library Foundation will announce the receipt of a major gift from Capitol Federal® Foundation to fund a new bookmobile in 2014. John B. Dicus, Capitol Federal® Chairman, and Gina Millsap, TSCPL CEO, will reveal the amount of the major gift on Thursday, September 26.