From the forest to the beach, the walls in the Youth Services area take kids on a journey and engage them with the library, making memories to last a lifetime. From birth to middle school, the library encourages learning to read to reading to learn. A new mural has added vibrancy to the area stretching [...]
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Your library is now more convenient and user-friendly – if that’s possible – when you download the “Topeka Library” mobile application. What can you do with the app? Access the latest books, DVDs and music; place a hold on desired items; renew your stuff; and find a bookmobile stop and book drop wherever you are. [...]
Discover events you just can’t miss this winter. We offer events to get you in the mood for the holidays. Your library’s involved in the 150th anniversary of Kansas statehood. Learn what we’re doing to commemorate this significant milestone. Plus, how to get free (and legal) downloadable music from your library. Tap inside to flip through the pages of connectnow.
October brings 31 programs in 31 days as we take part in a national reading initiative called The Big Read. There is something for the whole family, and a reason to bring the kids back in November too – Legos! Flip through the pages of the library's connectnow magazine inside this post, or download this printable pdf and view it on your computer.
In this edition of connectnow magazine, learn about a new reading program for babies. Plus, find out how babies to 12th graders can read (or be read to) for prizes. And, important information for patrons of our annual Friends of the Library booksale.
This is the issue for information on SummerFest programming. Find out what fun things the kids can do at the library this summer. For the adults… for home improvement ideas without the sales pitch come to the library. A new Home Improvement neighborhood will be dedicated to the do-it-yourselfer. Another new neighborhood on Pets has information on subjects ranging from pet training to non-traditional pets. Both neighborhoods open this summer.
Check out the Library’s magazine, connectnow online. The library is continually evolving to make browsing our stacks easier. That service expands with the launch of two one-stop browsing areas, the Cooking and Lawn & Garden neighorhoods, in April. Plus, learn why this year’s El Dia de los Ninos/El Dia de los Libros, scheduled for April 29, will be better than ever.
Check out the Library’s magazine, connectnow online.
The library is here to assist your tax needs. That service may be more valuable than you think as the state Department of Revenue aims to change the way you file your taxes. Plus, the community will come together in February for Kansas Reads. Find out what high-profile Kansan will be visiting the library (on page 1 of connectnow).
Check out the January 2010 connectnow magazine online.
The library is changing the way it mails books. Our audiobooks and DVDs are on the move. And, why you might want to turn to the library for help with your upcoming New Year’s Resolution.
Check out the October/November 2009 connectnow magazine online. The library will host a speech by an esteemed former member of the military Nov. 5. Also inside this issue: Important information about late fees and an appearance by a famous children’s author.