A public relations professional, editor and writer, Lisa shares the library story in her blog posts, in the bimonthly Library News, and media interviews. A self-described social media and news nut, Lisa harnesses that passion to raise awareness and understanding of the library's vital role in this community.
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.
52 Videos for Kansas’ 150th Every object has a story, and stories build history. To commemorate 150 years of Kansas’ statehood, we’re telling the stories of 52 objects selected from our permanent collection in videos on our website. These works of art and artifacts represent our collective state history and cultural diversity. Find something new […]
From the landmark civil rights case Brown v. Board of Education to the invention of the flyswatter, Kansas has carved out a legacy beyond its “wheat state” reputation. Get a broader picture of Kansas’ historical and cultural significance at events commemorating 150 years of statehood. Beginning Jan. 29, Kansas’ birthday, the Alice C. Sabatini Gallery […]
As part of a statewide commemoration honoring Kansas’ sesquicentennial, the Topeka and Shawnee County Public Library offers many ways for you to relive Kansas history. Here are just a few: Check out one of thousands of books and movies on Kansas for all ages. Starting Jan. 29, Kansas Day, look for a Kansas-themed book display […]
Don’t shop for downloadable music anymore; download digital music files for free using your library card. Our new Freegal service allows customers to select titles and save them to their computers.
Book bargain shoppers can stuff brown grocery bags (provided) full of books for just $5 a bag at the Friends of the Topeka and Shawnee County Public Library Bag Day Book Sale Sat., April 23 from 10am–4pm. This one-day sale includes both hardbound and paperback books on all topics including children’s, religion, health, large print, mystery, […]
A new look online and in print! Tell us what you think by tapping into this blog posting. Inside you’ll also find some of Gary Clarke’s animal adventures and easy and free access to job-hunting resources, not to mention hundreds of free events for kids, teens and adults.
Read the June/July 2009 connectnow magazine online. Find out what shows, activities and other programs are going on at the library during SummerFest 2009.
Read the May 2009 connectnow magazine online.