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.
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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 […]
The Topeka and Shawnee County Public Library wants everyone in the community to read this summer. Visit summerfest.tscpl.org 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.
Go deep into a soil tunnel and get behind the controls of big digging equipment June 1 from 10am–2pm for Dig into Reading. Children will laugh and learn while their parents sign them up for a whole summer of fun. Join us as we kick-off our summer reading program
In our Computer Training Center, you’ll learn from experienced trainers in a private room that’s outfitted with 16 computers as well as two large monitors attached to the trainer’s computer for in-class demos. More than 300 individuals use the library to learn computer skills at 30-40 classes each month. Find one that suits your needs.
The library offers you three free music downloads a week from our Freegal Music Service, and we have thousands of CDs to browse. Stock up on some good tunes so when you hit the road this summer you have plenty of music to entertain you.
For high-quality locally grown produce, farm fresh eggs, live chickens, bedding plants and fresh cut flowers, the Monday Farmers Market has something for everyone. The Market opens May 13. Make sure to come in and browse the bounty harvested by local farmers.
This tech upgrade is a result of collaboration between the Topeka and Shawnee County Public Library and Shawnee County Parks and Recreation. Many children and adults will benefit from improved access to touch-screen computers and new printers. This is a big deal, so we’re marking the occasion with an Open House/ribbon cutting May 15.
This time on All Booked Up, Kathy and Diana recommend a book you just have to read. Author Vanessa Diffenbaugh tells an interesting tale involving a woman who’s been in foster care who becomes an expert florist. She harbors a secret, and someone comes along to help pry her secret out. Will she let the truth out?
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Come into the gallery today. Talented teens with an interest in the arts have created a well thought-out exhibit focusing on the individual. Participants in our Curate This! program receive real-life training for possible careers as museum directors, curators or archivists. Learn more about this library outreach effort.