Join Dave and Nate as they discuss the amazing true story of the life of Louis Zamperini as depicted in Laura Hillenbrand’s book Unbroken: A World War II Story of Survival, Resilience, and Redemption.
Nate is the Red Carpet Librarian, working to provide lifelong support services to the Topeka and Shawnee County area, while also working closely with the library's sports collection. He is a Dad, sports enthusiast, history buff, and loves to read adventure novels as well as sports and historical non-fiction.
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Come to the library Wednesday April 24, from 7-8:30 and spend an evening with the inventor of basketball, James Naismith, as he is brought to life in a one-man play by Dr. Bill Worley, instructor of history, from the Metropolitan Community Colleges of Kansas City Blue River campus. Dr. James Naismith was born near Ottawa, [...]
Ah, the NCAA Tournament bracket. Why do we torture ourselves each year by filling one out? Nate examines this, and wonders if you’ve had to wave your white flag of surrender yet.
KU fans were upset when Roy Williams left to coach at his alma mater, North Carolina. Enter Bill Self – the hottest coach on the market at that time. And although things started out a bit rough, especially in the NCAA Tournament, read further to see how Nate thinks Self has actually turned into an upgrade..
Join Nate as he talks about some of the options for quality, live basketball in Topeka this winter. He also talks about a special duo in Wamego that has college scouts flocking to the small, Kansas town, and reminisces about a special player he got to see twenty years ago.
Bill Snyder continues to show everyone just how good of a football coach he is by guiding the Kansas State football team into the national championship picture. Check out his book here at the library!
Terry “The Freak” Blount answers fantasy football questions on Week 10 of the NFL season, plus gives his two cents regarding some headlines around the league.
Topeka’s Fantasy Football Freak, Terry Blount gives advice each week to those who send him questions via email; here are a couple of those questions. Feel free to ask him any questions you might have in the comments area!
Half the Fantasy Football season is in the books, and the teams in the TSCPL League are making their push to the playoffs. Here is an update on the library’s league.
Join Nate as he finds out how fun it is to share music with his little girl.
As was the case last year, Topeka’s “Fantasy Football Freak”, Terry Blount, is back giving fantasy football advice, while also letting off some steam regarding our Kansas City Chiefs.