Scheduled Bookmobile Maintenance Begins August 26th

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 […]

Wriggle on Down to the Adventuremobile During Worm Week!

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 […]

National Bookmobile Day

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 Future of Bookmobiles

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 […]