Celebrate Poetry at your library on April 26, with a Regional Poetry Reading & Open Mic, featuring Annette Hope Billings. Read on for an original interview with the poet.
Why should you read poetry? In honor of National Poetry Month, I asked poets from our region to share what they love about poetry with our readers. They responded as only poets can, with lines as lyrical as the work that they praise.
Our library is proud to support the Freedmen’s Bureau Project. Families will be able to build their family trees and connect with their Civil War-era–for free! Read on to find out how you can help.
When Thomas Fox Averill talks short stories, we sit up and listen.
It’s cold! Cozy up with ten awesome titles from your library to read or watch.
As one of the most talented and enduring poetic talents to ever hail from our state, Denise Low has nourished the creative spirit of readers for decades.
These two novels are must-reads for fans of post-apocalyptic lit. They fit together perfectly for back-to-back reading awesomeness!
Learn how you can connect to your family roots with Denise Grau from the American Historical Society of Germans from Russia. Grau is the featured speaker for our library’s German Heritage Celebration on October 17, from 2-5pm.
In this episode, popular middle grades author Angela Cervantes talks about growing up in Topeka and shares details about her second book.
Celebrate German culture through music, dance, genealogy and theater 2-5 p.m. Oct. 17.
Eric McHenry believes in the everyday value of poetry. As the Poet Laureate of Kansas, he’ll be bringing poetry to every corner of the state.
Read on for an original interview with Topeka native Angela Cervantes.