kids books

Meet local authors that write for kids

Shop local, get your gift personalize and wrapped for free. Read more too see some of the kids authors you can meet and purchase books from on December 8 – 3-5:00 pm. Many of these local authors also have more than one title available.


Do you have a Fire Escape plan for Home?

This morning Greg Bailey Topeka Fire Chief visited the library. He read stories to the kids and he asked us all some questions. To the parents, have you ever been in a fire drill at work?… lots of hands went up. To the kids, have you ever been in a fire drill at school?…Lots of […]


Joy, Interrupted an anthology on motherhood and loss

Joy can be interrupted – but not lost. Most people think of motherhood as a joyous experience, but for some it can be an experience of interrupted joy. This anthology delves into the subject of motherhood and loss from different perspectives of authors and artists from all over the world. Sunday, June 9, 2:30-3:30 – Marvin Auditorium 101AB, Margaret Kramar local author one of the contributing authors will be here with the editor Melissa MIles McCarter to read from this anthology.


The Topeka Cello Collective

This community of student cello players under the direction of Erinn Renyer play cello ensemble music. Come see this group March 21, 1:00-2:00 pm at the Library in The Edge (teen activity room East Wing). The Cello Collective learns about performance technique, musicality and enjoys opportunities to perform at community concerts and events. Cello Collective […]

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