Women of all ages, income and education levels who want to manage their personal finances well, build assets, and strategically plan ahead for life changes will have the opportunity at the Women & Money Series. Classes will be held on Thursdays, Sept. 8 through Oct. 20, 6:00 to 8:30 PM, at the Topeka and Shawnee [...]
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Wichita author Clare Vanderpool won the 2011 John Newbery Medal for children’s literature for her first book, Moon Over Manifest. The Newbery is awarded annually by the American Library Association to the author who has made the most distinguished contribution to American literature for children. Vanderpool will share stories about the joy of writing and [...]
Brides-to-be, grooms-to-be, parents, hosts and friends – whatever your role in a wedding – we want you to know about all the useful books and DVDs in our new Wedding Neighborhood. For your convenience we’ve created neighborhoods where related materials are housed together in one area, creating an engaging hub of inquiry and activity that [...]
Wow, it’s official! 5,565 children, 718 teens and 1,326 adults signed up for summer reading, which is the largest enrollment since the library started keeping stats. The library sends a big thank you to those who read thousands of hours during summer break. Keep reading because prizes can still be had! Hours can be tracked [...]
So what if you can’t play an instrument – here’s your chance to pretend you’re a real rock star! Learn more about the Art of Air Guitar and how you could win $50 and get your picture in Topeka Magazine.
Topekans and Shawnee Countians can look for familiar faces and hear about the many stories that they wrote when they used the library in 2010. Listen and watch a 6-video story of the year in the life of the library. “The project shows you treasured moments at the library and discusses the vital role it [...]
Starting this week, library card holders will receive our connectnow magazine in the mail. This makes planning your time at the library more convenient and helps you become a walking encyclopedia of library activities and news. Keep an eye out for your copy. At-home deliver isn’t the only change to our bimonthly magazine. It’s now [...]
Be Part of our Geek Hall of Fame; Get Your Portrait on a Poster June 29 and share what you love about your library.
The library is loaded with resources to help you discover your family history. Read an intriguing account of one woman’s journey back through family history and learn about the library resources that helped her on her way.
This summer, spend some time at the capitol building like you never have before. This is date night done cheap! Grab a blanket and cuddle up for a six-movie series provided in conjunction with Summerfest 2011 and the Kansas sesquicentennial.
Our annual summer reading program starts May 31 and ends on July 29. Record your reading hours at summerfest.tscpl.org. After every 2 hours (up to 16 hours) you are eligible for a prize which can be picked up at any bookmobile stop or the main library. All participants who read at least 12 hours (or [...]