It's Showtime! Watch Movies for Free at the Library

Don’t just check out movies from the library, watch them here. This summer, we offer movie screenings for everyone in your family. Entertain the kids with an animated movie or make it a date night with your significant other and come to one of our evening showings.


Oh My, These Reads Spill So Many Secrets

The library’s “secret” books, you won’t want to pass up these titles. From historical to suspense, even romantic, you’ll die to know what secret will be revealed next.


Why Read in the Summer

Prizes are only part of our Summer Reading Challenge. Keep reading this summer for sharper skills that will take you far in life. Grownups, model the way for children. Our summer reading program offers something for everyone.


All Booked Up: The Perks of Being a Wallflower

In this edition of All Booked Up, librarians Erin and Autumn give you a quick synopsis of the book The Perks of Being a Wallflower by Stephen Chbosky, which is also a movie. Both formats are available at the library. This coming of age story centers around a high schooler named Charlie, whose complex character […]

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Participate in Summer Reading! It’s Fun and Easy!

The Topeka and Shawnee County Public Library wants everyone in the community to read this summer. Visit to register or pick up a paper reading tracker at the library or on a Bookmobile. No library card required to sign up. Find out what’s in it for you.