The latest news on exhibits at the Alice C. Sabatini Gallery, programs, and cool things around Topeka in our arts community, opportunities for artists, posts about art books and video and photos from exhibits you may have missed.
The latest books, movies and music to hit library shelves, with some classics and great obscure stuff thrown in. Read staff and customer reviews here. Find out how you can contribute to this blog, and tap into our personalized reading request service.
Learn about local business and entrepreneurial programs. Hear from our Business Librarian on how to be a savvy consumer and protect your credit. Plus, business book reviews! Valuable online access to Business Plans Handbook.
A culinary online toolkit for foodies. Read staff’s picks, discover new recipes and even submit a request for librarians to find a recipe for any occasion. Warning: extensive mouth-watering may occur when reading this blog.
Crafts information at the library can encompass knitting patterns, quilting designs, basketweaving instructions, cross stitch diagrams, fine wood-working techniques, step-by-step watercolor painting, advice for sketching human figures, scrapbooking and cardmaking inspiration and many other crafty topics. Whether you are a novice looking to try something new or a life-long crafter checking out the newest titles in your area of expertise, the library supports your enthusiasm for your artistic hobbies with books, DVDs, magazines and even a database of information on craft topics.
Focuses on emerging trends, social media, and the library's latest technology-related news. Have a technology-related question? We'll address it in a blog post! Email me at email@example.com.
Work for the Topeka and Shawnee County Public Library. We post open positions here. Don’t see anything listed? It simply means we’re not hiring at this time. Subscribe to this blog’s RSS Feed to get notified the instant something’s posted to this space.
We share with you new and innovative ways to give to the library and we shine the spotlight on donors’ contributions. Plus, discover the difference your gift makes and read news from The Library Foundation Board of Trustees and the Wilder Society.
Find Friends Book Sale information here, tap into to our online bookstore, and discover how to become a Friend of the Library, Junior Friend or Friend of Art. Meet some of our Friends members.
Tips and tools for tracing your family tree, upcoming cultural events, read about books with a Kansas connection, and meet our resident genealogy experts. Plus, stuff from our art/history vault.
Fill your prescription for information here at the library. Understand a diagnosis, learn about options for treatment, and find resources for support of diseases and conditions. Featuring health, medical and wellness information that is written for the everyday person, the Health Information Neighborhood works to complement your doctor’s orders with a dose of information. We bring together books, DVDs, pamphlets, reliable online resources and our staff to help you find the information you need.
Thinking about remodeling or organizing your home? Maybe you’re planning a new deck, or want to add a fireplace or solar energy. The Home Neighborhood has resources from house plans to appliance repair, home decorating to garages, bathrooms to kitchens. Stop by to get your next home project off to a good start!
From advancing your career to dealing with a problem employee, use the library’s resources to address individual and corporate work issues, including help rebounding from termination. Learn about resume-sharpening tips, how to craft a cover letter and keys to interviewing well.
Covering topics ranging from what plants grow best in Kansas to how to bring your garden indoors. Our Lawn and Garden librarian and bloggers connect you to library resources and services that are sure to sprout a new idea. Plus, use our online index of lawn and garden magazines and databases.
Keep informed about library happenings and read feature stories of human interest. Information about activities, services and library materials that you, the library customer, care about, but the media might not.
Practical and philosophical information to help your nonprofit achieve that next level of success. Learn how to form a nonprofit, manage it and find funding. We’re here for the small, grassroots organization and larger institutions too.
Get connected to everything you need to raise a better reader and grow your child’s imagination. Homework help and other resources for parents and educators. Links to helpful websites – both practical and entertaining.
From Great Danes to guppies, horses to hamsters, pets come in all shapes and sizes. Whether your pet has fur, feathers or scales, the new Pets Neighborhood has the information you need to choose and care for your companion. Designed to bring together all relevant resources, the Pets Neighborhood is a one-stop place for up-to-date and useful information for pet owners or those considering owning a pet.
Every third Friday, join Thad Hartman and Lissa Staley from the Topeka and Shawnee County Public library as they host a topical discussion with special guests from the library and community. These chatty, conversational interviews about library resources and collections will help you learn about new bestsellers and emerging genres. Discover what other people are reading and recommending. All book and movie titles mentioned in the podcast are listed in the blog post for each podcast for your convenience. Continue the conversation on the library’s Goodreads page. If you have questions, comments or suggestions for future topics please comment on our blog post or send us an email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Read and print our news releases, download our logo and find contact information for our Communications and Marketing department. Plus, this is your place to subscribe to the library’s monthly e-newsletter.
From stuff to do with your kids to business-based programs, stay on top of upcoming programs and classes at the library so you don’t miss a thing. Subscribing to this blog's RSS Feed is kind of like getting a Save the Date invite from the library.
Explore the world of user experience as it relates to libraries, especially Topeka & Shawnee County Public Library. Please add your thoughts!
Getting you acquainted with our sports collection here at the library, we highlight some of the outstanding resources and materials we have at the library for the many different types of sports fans that are out there. This blog will also discuss local, state wide, and national sports events, as well as any programs or speakers we have coming up at the library which would appeal to sports fans.
Welcome to the teen page! Here you can check out our popular books and upcoming events. You can also see what you missed by looking at pictures posted on the site. To find out more, connect with us on Facebook and other social media sites. Hope you like it!
For travel guidance start with free resources found online and at the library. Find out what we have by reading this blog. Plan trips more easily. Learn about exciting destinations, how to tour them on the cheap and what’s worth the splurge.