The 1939 World’s Fair in New York City was supposed to usher in a new world of peace and prosperity from the depression that had gripped the nation. It was called the World of Tomorrow, but this glorious vision of the future would be disrupted by the beginning of World War II.
Need help finding a good book to read? Are you curious what others are currently reading? Or are you wanting to participate in a couple of book discussions on your own time? You are not alone. Check out what books are being shared and discussed by other members in the community at the Topeka & [...]
The way you download e-books and digital audiobooks from the library will soon change. On Dec. 5, your access the OverDrive service, which provides our ebooks and downloadable audiobooks, will end. Find out more by clicking into this post or ask a librarian.
After 250 years the world has not recovered from the nuclear war that has scarred humans and earth. There are still some humans with clean DNA but for others genetic mutations have given them powers beyond any human experience though at a cost. No longer considered human…
They’re here! Check out all the hot new titles that are available in Large Print. There’s a little something for everyone with non-fiction, detective, romance, and inspirational works. You can get on the reserve list today, just click on the title to go straight to the catalog listing or call 580-4545 to place your order. [...]
Wanda Batton-Smythe had many enemies, actually almost the entire village of Nether Monkslip at one time or another probably could have strangled her. Wanda was a bit over the top- bossy, demanding, and not really caring what she said or the feelings she hurt. Still it was a shock to the small English village when she turned up murdered…
A prison sentence transformed Neil White’s life forever, but it took a group of outcasts to show him the way.
It’s The Witching Season! What goes with Halloween along with trick or treating and dressing up in costume – horror films! But instead of listing the usual favorites that you probably already know about, we’ll take a look at titles that have the distinction of having been made locally in the Topeka/KC area. But first, [...]
I was recently blessed by being able to read an advance copy of Susan Meissner’s latest novel, A Sound Among The Trees This introspective novel about the power of superstition kept me thinking long after I put it down. The story centers around Holly Oak—an ancient Southern home with a reputation for being cruel to [...]
Halloween is drawing near. To celebrate, I have compiled a list of my favorite films starring those immortal beloved vampires. Take a look and let me know what vampire flicks are your favorites.