Celebrate all things Doctor Who during our 50th anniversary party Nov. 15! Dress in costume and mingle with folks who love Doctor Who as much as you do. We’ll debut a community video which spoofs Doctor Who at 7pm. Party starts at 6pm. Be there.
Michelle is a fifth-generation Kansan who has a passion for history, radical home-making and science fiction. When not on one of TSCPL's bookmobiles she can be found educating students at surrounding schools with dynamic programming.
Contact Michelle at email@example.com
Beginning October 1 bookmobiles will add three new stops to their community schedule. Check out this blog post to find the stops near your home, work or school.
Be part of the library’s first community video! As part of the festivities surrounding the 50th anniversary of the Doctor Who franchise, the Topeka and Shawnee County Library is asking members of the community to help create a Doctor Who inspired spoof entitled, Don’t Blink in the Library! Get started with instructions inside this post.
The bookmobiles will be out of service Monday August 26th through Saturday August 31st for scheduled maintenance. They will resume their regular schedule on Tuesday September 3rd after the Labor Day holiday. Reserved items scheduled to be picked up from a bookmobile stop may be picked up at the main library during this time. They will also be available […]
With their slimy skin and lack of cuteness it’s easy to understand why these wrigglers below our feet get overlooked. In reality, worms are powerhouses that make the world go round! Worms improve soil conditions for farmers and gardeners and are a major food source for many animals. In fact, after studying all the amazing […]
Crawdads or crayfish? No matter what you call these small crustaceans you can kick off the start to summer fun with a stop to the Adventuremobile this week! Each week during the summer the Adventuremobile will host a new hands-on critter as part of the Critter Club. Kids can pick up a Critter Club Card […]
Wednesday, April 17th is National Bookmobile Day! This day is designated by the American Library Association as a day to celebrate the wonderful service bookmobiles provide communities throughout the nation. In addition, it’s a great day for bookmobile fans to show their support and appreciation for these mobile neighborhood libraries. Bookmobile service in the Topeka area […]
The times, they are a-changin’ – and so are the bookmobiles! What exciting features will be part of Topeka’s newest libraries on wheels? In mid-December the Board of Trustees of the Topeka Shawnee County Public Library gave the go-ahead for the library to purchase two new bookmobiles to replace those currently owned and operated by […]
If you’re like most library patrons, the next few months probably include some sort of out-of-town travel for the holidays. Eggnog and family and colorful lights are swell, but what if that requested item you’ve been waiting weeks for becomes available while you’re gone? Don’t fret! There is an option available to prevent this potential scenario: you […]
Bookmobiles are a huge convenience to those savvy patrons wishing to save on time and gas money. After all, it’s quick and easy to stop by your neighborhood Bookmobile location and pick up that hot new book or DVD that’s been on your mind. But, let’s face it – there may be times when an […]
Join us in celebrating an out-of-this-world anniversary with a viewing of Star Wars on Friday, May 11 in Marvin Auditorium. Crafts and activities begin at 6:00pm, and the film starts at 6:30pm. May 2012 marks the 35th anniversary of the release of the original Star Wars movie (now more formally known as Episode IV: A […]