5 Reasons You’ll Love Ramp It Up

We’re cutting through the chitter-chatter and getting straight to the action of Ramp It Up, our skateboard-themed art exhibit for children. These gravity-defying photos will impress, and they are even better in person.

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Program on Medicare for Folks Nearing Retirement

Cut through the confusion over where Medicare fits into your retirement plan. A new program series at the library answers questions about Medicare benefits and filing for individuals nearing retirement. Stop in at 6:30pm June 12.

Info on yard sales and organizing

Organize 101: May We Suggest a Garage Sale?

Unless you are organized by nature, you may need some helpful hints for decluttering your life and perhaps selling your stuff. Look no farther than your library.

Hot, New Summer Reads

Whether you’re beating the heat inside or you’re taking the family on the road this summer, these recently released books contain stories that will keep you entranced. Many are available in multiple formats.

Topeka Gives is June 3

Support the Library at Topeka Gives

Double down on your support for The Library Foundation during a fair-like event June 3. The Topeka Community Foundation will match gifts made at the event.

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Top 5 Recommended Hidden Gems from the Library

Culled from our Lost in the Stacks blog, here’s a best-of list that will have you turning pages ’til your fingers hurt. Give these often-overlooked books a try; they might just surprise you.

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Library To Close May 1-5 for Checkout System Upgrades

Find out why checking out will be much faster. Come in and check for yourself when we reopen May 6. And remember, during closure we’ll still offer several library services, including our Bookmobile.

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Freedom Riders Share Stories of Civil Rights Activism

The library and Brown v. Board’s Created Equal film series continues to engage. May 8, watch a documentary from the Civil Rights era and hear from two members of the Freedom Riders, a group that challenged segregation.