Arthur Cathcart was a numbers cruncher and freelance researcher who worked from home and counted himself lucky because his beautiful wife loved him and he loved her. They were happy and life was perfect until a hired gunman killed his wife and left Arthur for dead.
You’re going to wish smells and tastes could transfer via the Web because Kathy and Diana bring you a mouth-watering edition of All Booked Up. They discuss one of their favorite topics: food! Bestselling author Amanda Hesser and food writer Merrill Stubbs have curated the first-ever online community cookbook, the basis for this gorgeous full-color […]
Start learning a new language online at home, work, or on your smart phone, using Mango for Libraries, the Topeka & Shawnee County Public Library’s new online language learning resource. Choose from over 30 languages and learn the basics, for travel or casual conversation, or go in-depth with Mango’s basic and complete level courses.
Ooh, one of my favorite authors is numbero uno this week! Find this week’s bestsellers at the library. There are two ways to get your hands on a title; place a request and wait for it, or try your luck and check the new title shelves the next time you come in!
Michael Ryan, former Capital-Journal editorial page editor and now an international author, will be speaking at the Topeka Public Library at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 26, in the Marvin Auditorium 101C. Aspiring writers will be particularly interested in Ryan’s message, as he will be speaking about the writing and publication of his book The Last […]
The Wardlands was on the otherside of the Sea of Worlds, far away from Arthur’s Britain and quite a journey for Merlin and his pregnant mistress who were being forced to this distant land. The Wardlands was Merlin’s homeland where he was to stand trial for treason before being exiled and forbidden to return, though before his expulsion Merlin left something precious behind: his son, Morlock.
There were big changes on both lists this week! Find this week’s bestsellers at the library. There are two ways to get your hands on a title; place a request and wait for it, or try your luck and check the new title shelves the next time you come in!
Take a look at some of the newest sports books the library has purchased. From baseball to football, auto racing and golf, we have something you’ll enjoy!
Just discovered us? Start reading with chapter 1 please! “You look really nervous,” Kate said, looking judgmentally at Kevin. Kevin looked up from where he had been picking at his cuticle. He felt more than nervous. He felt as if he was about to vomit. “Not everyone can hide behind hairspray and accessories,” Kevin said. […]
After independence from Britain, Thomas Jefferson was sent to France to represent the United States, but he also had other plans- to learn about French food, wine, cooking, and then bring the cuisine back to this country. This plan included a slave, James Hemings, who was to be apprenticed to French chefs in order to become an accomplished chef who would ultimately teach his skills to another slave in Jefferson’s household.
iRead, Mabee Library & Washburn FYE present the 2012 iRead Lecture – Joe Drape, Author of the 2012-13 iRead featured book, Our Boys: A Perfect Season on the Plains With the Smith Center Redmen. September 18, 2012 7:00 pm White Concert Hall Washburn University Free and Open to the Public Tickets available at the Topeka […]