If you’re interested in sports documentaries, ESPN’s 30 for 30 series contains some of the best that have ever been made; and fortunately for you, the library has most of them. Check out the ones that have just arrived, and those that will be coming soon.
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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Check out the standings and find out more about the library’s fantasy football league!
Wanting to get out and see some live games this fall, but don’t want to battle the crowds? There are alternatives to the pricey, crowded venues in Kansas City, Lawrence, and Manhattan, and you don’t have to travel far to find them. Join Nate as he gives you the fall schedules for high school and college sports in the Topeka and Shawnee County area.
Where can you show off your sports knowledge at a sports trivia competition, talk football with Terry “The Freak” Bount, and play fantasy football? Right here at the library!
If the fourth of July is almost here, Wimbledon must be starting up, and as the third of the tennis grand slams gets under way, now is the time to step up your tennis game as well. Did you know the library has instructional books and DVDs that can help you improve your play on […]
Join Nate as he talks about keeping track of the little things our kids do that make us smile, and shares some of his daughter’s favorite catchphrases.
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.
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.