John and Reve Walsh were well aware of the central irony of their lives: even though they had helped thousands of endangered and missing children through their advocacy of such programs as The Center for Missing Children, the Amber Alert, and the Missing Child Database, the person responsible for the kidnap and murder of their […]
Find this week’s bestsellers at your library. There are two ways to get your hands on a bestseller title. One way is to place a request and the other way is to come in and check the new title shelves!
If you are a history buff, especially of World War II you won’t want to miss this opportunity. On June 10th, at 7:00 p.m. in Menninger Room. Dan King author and Pacific War Historian will review his book the Last Zero Fighter: King has written a first hand accounts of experience of Japanese Naval pilots. In addition to writing many […]
27th Annual Sunflower Music Festival Washburn University’s White Concert Hall will feature a free concert series, the 27th annual Sunflower Music Festival, June 7th through 15th. Professional and student musicians from around the country will perform chamber and orchestral classical works, as well as a program of jazz music. Major pieces featured this year […]
Pick up a copy of The Secret Life of Bees by Sue Monk Kidd for the June 25, 2013 7-8:30PM Bean There, Read That book discussion for young professionals at The Classic Bean (21st and Fairlawn). Set in South Carolina in 1964, The Secret Life of Bees tells the story of Lily Owens, whose life has been […]
Born into a world where women were not supposed to care anything about dragons, Lady Trent’s passion and fascination led her to many great discoveries about the creatures. Her life story begins with her secretly reading books on dragons and continues with finally finding a husband who would support her interest. Eventually she would defy convention…
Our e-book collection contains many books by popular authors from Christian publishers, such as Beverly Lewis, Karen Kingsbury, and Max Lucado. However I have found it difficult to browse the selection of Christian fiction and non-fiction unless I am searching for a specific author. Here is a method I have found helpful when trying […]
Introducing Zinio! Get access to full digital copies of popular magazines including Runner’s World, Cosmopolitan, Rolling Stone, USWeekly and hundreds more with this new library service.
You don’t have to be a young adult to read stories written for them. (Go ahead and try it.) Our teen librarian has come up with a great list. What will draw you into this genre? Fantasy? Crime? Romance? Coming of age stories?
In this edition of All Booked Up, librarians Erin and Autumn give you a quick synopsis of the book The Perks of Being a Wallflower by Stephen Chbosky, which is also a movie. Both formats are available at the library. This coming of age story centers around a high schooler named Charlie, whose complex character […]
My favorite part of Summer is the abundance of fresh, local produce available for months on end. Yes, you can find local produce the rest of the year, but there is nothing like juicy, succulent tomatoes, cucumbers, strawberries, peppers, fresh herbs, did I mention tomatoes? You get the idea. A wonderful offering of Topeka & Shawnee […]