Silents in the Cathedral Offers a Night of Thrills

Come to the Topeka and Shawnee County Public Library’s 15th annual Silents in the Cathedral Friday, Oct. 26 at 7pm. This year we feature Blackmail (1929). An Alfred Hitchcock classic, Blackmail follows a beautiful blond whose act of self-defense turns into a case of murder investigated by her boyfriend, a Scotland Yard detective. The film is […]

National Friends of the Library Week – Oct. 21-27

Now is a great time to join the Friends. Friendship is good for you, but here’s three other compelling reasons why the Friends of the Library is THE organization to join. Other benefits: •    Receive 10% off on ALL purchases at the Chandler Booktique every visit •    Shop before anyone else at the annual book […]

Attend The Bones of Butterflies, a Dia de los Muertos–Topeka event

Break out the sugar skulls and paper mâché flowers. Topeka is holding its first ever Día de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) Festival. The library is hosting one of the festival’s signature events, a concert reading of the play The Bones of Butterflies by Marcia Cebulska (its debut performance!) on Oct. 28 at 3pm […]