My Sister Dilly by Maureen Lang is a thoughtful read that inspires through a powerful story of restoration following tragedy What happens when someone reaches the end of their rope while caring for a disabled child? In Dilly’s case she did the unthinkable–she tried to take her own life. Her sister Hannah has one objective [...]
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Here are some great reads for kids and teens compiled by the Youth Services staff here at the Topeka and Shawnee County Public Library.
The quiet English town of Lafferton is for the most part a safe place, but even here murder or even murders can happen. Chief Inspector Simon Serrailler is the obsessive detective who combs through the evidence to find the killer. His life too is a part of Lafferton…
Join Nate and Dave as they discuss Doris Kearns Goodwin’s Pulitzer Prize winning book, “Team of Rivals: The Political Genius of Abraham Lincoln”.
Thinking of going out to eat? Perhaps Bubble and Squeak would satisfy your hunger or maybe trying something at a yakitori restaurant would be perfect. In Try This: Traveling the Globe without Leaving the Table, Danyelle Freeman introduces a multitude of cuisines from around the world.
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Keeping morale up was critical: the music speaks of hope, of dancing, of forgetting the dangers the world was in.
New York City can be a magical place during the Christmas Season. Take a trip without leaving home with these holiday films set in America’s largest city.
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.
This 2011 winner of the Arthur C. Clarke Award is so many things- noir, urban, fantasy, and science fiction. It’s a wild ride about Zinzi December, a woman with a past and a sloth on her back- literally. In this alternate world those who have committed murder find themselves with an animal familiar. The animal is always nearby, and it’s hard to make it when the world sees your guilt, but Zinzi has a magical skill