ancientgreeks

Why I would have been an Epicurean

Join Professor Pamela Gordon for this final lecture of the Ancient Greeks/Modern Lives: Poetry-Drama-Dialogue.

Of all the ancient Athenian philosophical schools, the Garden of Epicurus (as one of the schools was called) was reputedly the only one that accepted women and slaves as students. Professor Gordon explores fact and fiction about the Garden, and describes why it would have attracted her over two millennia ago.

Shallwedance

Shall we Dance? Film Night

Go back in time to when ballroom dancing hit the silver screen while you enjoy two classic films with two classic dancers Fred Astaire and Ginger Rogers.

ElecRecycle

Bring your surplus electronics

Any time is a good time for Recycling. Clean out your closets, basements and storage areas where you keep your ANTIQUE (old) electronic equipment and bring your surplus and obsolete equipment and accessories to the library Saturday, April 21, 1:00-3:00 pm The Green Fair starts at 2:00 so you will have time to do your […]

The HELP

Empowerment Weekend view The Help

Watch the Film The Help and then stay for discussion of the Book by Kathyryn Stockett with Glenda DuBoise, President, The Topeka Chapter of The Links.Inc.

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World Read Aloud Day

Wednesday is World Read Aloud Day. The Day’s purpose is to emphasis the importance of reading. Worldwide at least 793 million people remain illiterate. The library has a list of great books to read aloud to your child. Find out why reading aloud is important.

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150 Kansas Poems

Sunday, December 11, 3:00–5:00 pm join over 30 local and regional poets as they share poems, stories and passions relating to our inspiring state.

Alix

Alix LaPri Talks to Teens

Stop by and hear Alix a young singer originally from Topeka now showing her talents in Atlana. She’ll be here at the library Friday, November 25, 12:00 pm in The Edge.

NOTO Banner Project

NOTO Banner Project at library.

Friday Aug 5 from 10:00 am – 2:00 pm our customers helped create the banners for NOTO. “The library was a terrific venue. We were able to finish 2 original silks,” said Carol Bradbury, project coordinator.

gourdprogram

Around the World with Gourds

It all started in Africa. At this upcoming program learn about gourds and their uses in many countries. See amazing gourd art influenced by different cultures. Thursday, July 28, 7:00–8:30 pm

Moldy Gourds

Do your gourds look like this?

Stop! Don’t throw away that moldy gourd! I can’t tell you how many people have told me that they just threw away their gourds when they started looking like this. Don’t do that next time. Under all that mold is a gem just waiting to be uncovered.