The Topeka and Shawnee County Public Library will host award-winning young adult author Chris Crutcher Oct. 19. Crutcher will discuss his writing success – 11 novels, 2 short story collections and 1 autobiography – during a public talk at 10:30am and 1pm in Marvin Auditorium. Earlier in the day, he will visit Highland Park High [...]
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Words. Resumés are full of them, and job seekers need to make every word count if they are going to stand out in this competitive job market. At a loss for words? No problem. Our WinWay Resumé program provides a variety of power words that will win over hiring managers. After meeting with Terry Miller, [...]
The Topeka and Shawnee County Public Library is hoping to spark interest in filmmaking, especially among local teens, with its upcoming program “Off Screen: A Conversation with Director Kevin Willmott” Oct. 23 from 3-5pm, Marvin Auditorium. Join us as Kevin weaves film clips and other media together to tell the story of his journey from [...]
Cello Virtuoso Steven Elisha will delight audience members this Sunday with the sounds of Sabastian Bach and Zoltan Kodaly – and an Elisha original composed for the Kansas Sesquicentennial. Hear Elisha’s beautiful cello music starting at 3pm.
On October 22, social media movers and shakers, bloggers, podcasters, marketers and others will convene on the Topeka and Shawnee County Public Library for a day of networking and information sharing – and some fun and food too. Sign up at podcamptopeka.org. The conference is a value at just $10, and that covers breakfast and [...]
Wednesday, September 28 7:00-8:00 PM Marvin Auditorium Witches come one, come all and be automatically entered into the costume contest. The Witches, by a favorite children’s author, Roald Dahl, is the basis of a Topeka Civic Theatre and Academy Theatre for Young Audiences production. The cast will preview the show with a teaser at [...]
From interviews with authors to information on teaching children to read, this edition of connectnow magazine is a real page-turner. See stories and a complete calendar of library events inside.
Presentation: “Rock the Casbah: Rage and Rebellion Across the Islamic World” 7pm, Washburn Room, Memorial Union Robin B. Wright, an internationally recognized journalist, author and foreign policy analyst, discusses her latest book in which she explores the Arab revolts, counter-jihad against extremism and the challenge to theocratic rule a decade after 9/11. She is currently [...]
Some of your favorite books might not be where you expect them next time you visit the library. Find out where we’ve shifted materials and why in this post.
We’re like match.com for readers, hooking you up with the best books based on your interests. Have you tried our Personalized Reading List service? Give it a chance – it’s less risky than falling in love.
Filmmakers’ Guidelines Make a short film inspired by one of your favorite books! Your film can be a summary of the book, a scene from the book, a trailer for the book or a spoof of the book. Entrees that meet the following criteria will be premiered at the Youth Film Festival on Friday, October [...]