Matt Porubsky will join forces with Thomas Fox Averill, of Washburn University, for a night of fertile poetry Thursday, March 15 from 6-7pm in Marvin Auditorium 101C. Porubsky will read exclusively from his newest collection of poems Fire Mobile (the pregnancy sonnets) recently released from Woodley press. The book takes a close look at the [...]
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In this edition of ConnectNow magazine, read up on what’s happening at your library in April(one of our busiest months) and May. Flip through the pages to find a schedule of events and classes the library offers – including free computer training classes. When it comes to book clubs, we’ve done the work for you. [...]
Welcome back to another edition of Library 360, your source for the inside scoop about your library. Today we’re talking with Thad Hartman, Community Services Manager, about ways we get out of the building and into your neighborhoods and some exciting research we’re doing on expanding our reach. As a community with just one main [...]
Meet Duane Johnson who volunteers his time serving the library’s Board of Trustees. He’s retired from a career as a librarian. Find out why, even in retirement, he likes working for the library.
Techno-awesome teens maneuver the Internet with ease, text at ridiculously fast speeds and multi-task so well it blows the generations before them out of the water. But because technology is so commonplace in their world, they probably haven’t ever stopped to think about it. Teen Tech Week, March 4-10, gives teens the chance to come [...]
Here’s what’s happening in The Edge. March is full of creative, fun things to do with your friends. Make sure to take some time to attend one of these library programs. Perhaps you’ll even meet new friends.
New York City’s acclaimed Aquila Theatre will perform staged readings from Greek classics March 1. Find out about several opportunities to discuss these stories and how you can add some pretty fabulous Greek titles to your personal library.
Two authors will discuss alternative versions of American Indian history the evening of Feb. 22 at the library. Their presentation ties back to their book, The Northern Cheyenne Exodus in History and Memory, which you can check out from the library.
Robert Banks, Topeka and Shawnee County Public Library Chief Operating Officer, has been elected to the American Library Association’s (ALA) Executive Board to a three-year term beginning July 2012. ALA represents libraries and librarians with a membership of more than 60,000. The ALA executive board provides leadership and vision for the association. Banks will also [...]
The Topeka and Shawnee County Public Library is making a difference in the community. Here’s our report for 2011. It takes you through the year in review (in video!) at the library and highlights ways that your library is making a difference.
On Wednesday, Feb. 8 from 6:30–8:00pm, teens and their parents will find guidance for life as they hear stories of success from Jesse Brinson, youth director for Called to Greatness Ministries and a former University of Kansas football player. The event will be held in Marvin Auditorium 101BC. Jesse will talk about self-empowerment, how to [...]