Electronic Recyling Saturday, April 16th Library Parking Lot 2:00-4:00 pm During the Get Your Green on 150 Ways – Green Fair Clean out your closets, basements and storage areas, wherever you keep your surplus or obsolete electronic equipment. Now is the time to get rid of your excess electronics. Just drive up and drop off […]
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If you’d like to learn more about the States choice for KS Reads come and talk to Tom Averill the editor of this year’s choice.
Monday, February 28
Marvin Auditorium 101BC
A visit with Tom Fox Averill Editor of What Kansas Means to Me:Twentieth Century Writers on the Sunflower State. Monday, February 28 6:00-8:00 pm Marvin Auditorium 101BC Averil Discusses the collection of essays on the meaning and appeal of Kansas. The essays are written by Kansans including William Allen White and Milton S. Eishenhower. “A sampler of […]
Where do you recycle? Here are a couple of sights that will give you a directory of places to go to recycle almost anything. Shawnee County website has a map with all the recycling centers. Keep America Beautiful – Topeka/ Shawnee County has a directory under Recycling What can you recycle? Aluminum Cans Recycling one […]
Lemuel Sheppard Sings Civil War Songs & Spirituals Sunday, February 13 3:00-4:00 pm Marvin Auditorium This acclaimed folk singer and native Kansan will carry us back 150 years to the Civil War period. His songs and commentary from the 1840s-1860s will help us relive the experiences of Americans who lived during this monumental and difficult […]
According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture, “One acre of forest absorbs six tons of carbon dioxide and puts out four tons of oxygen. This is enough to meet the annual needs of 18 people.” As I was reading about functions trees provide us I thought of them as “air scrubbers”. Another place mentioned they […]
We are finishing out this amazing year of commemorating KS 150 with the following list of programs. 8 Wonders of Kansas Guidebook with author Marci Penner Meet the author and learn about this fascinating book filled with over 800 photos of the 216 entries in the 8 Wonders of Kansas contests. Entry categories include […]
A delightful collage of Kansas stories and folksongs Sunday, January 23 3:00–4:00 pm Marvin Auditorium Talented library staff will bring Kansas to life as they entertain you with classic stories of our state’s earlier times. Lively songs about life on the Plains will be performed by native Kansas folk musicians Kelly & Diana Werts. Enjoy a […]
Thursday, January 13 7:00-8:30 pm Marvin Auditorium Keenan our talented song-writing guitarist will take you on a musical trail of historical times in Kansas Jim Hoy from the Kansas Humanities Council also presents: The customs, traditions, stories, crafts and songs of our folklore both bind us to our neighbors and distinguish us from them. Delve into […]
Visit the Library to find materials to help you name, train, and feed the newest member of your family. The Best Pet Name Book Ever by Wayne Bryant Eldridge will assist you in finding the perfect name for your dog, cat, fish, hamster, or almost any other pet imaginable. This guide provides over 5,000 imaginative names […]
Get into a festive mood with Songs of the Season, a series of live performances held throughout December in the library’s rotunda. From grade school students to professionals, the performers entertain with a variety of vocal and instrumental performances. Songs of the Season Schedule (subject to change) Performances are free and open to the public. […]