Spring is now in full swing and it is time to go outside and finally enjoy the beautiful weather. Running and walking are great ways to enjoy nature, while exercising at the same time. There are a few places around Topeka where you can enjoy the great outdoors. I personally like going out to Lake [...]
Find out what you need to know about buying prescription drugs from online pharmacies and how to spot a potentially dangerous fake pharmacy. Learn more about your prescription drugs with MedlinePlus. Get advice on avoiding drug interactions and medication errors. Browse library books about the prescription drug industry.
As part of national Poison Prevention Week, the library partnered with Kansas Department of Health and Environment and Safe Kids Kansas to create a Poison Purse display in the library’s Health Information Neighborhood, showing how medicines and candies look identical to a child in search of something sweet to eat. In this article, the EPA urges adults to [...]
On January 30th, 2013 the Topeka & Shawnee County Public Library hosted it’s 2nd annual Senior Information Fair. Our goal was to inform older adults and their family members in our community about the variety of local services and businesses that cater to the needs of aging populations. The attendees explored booths that focused on numerous topics ranging [...]
Community Blood Drive
8:00 AM – 3:00 PM, Wednesday, February 13, 2013 in the Marvin Auditorium 101BC
You make a difference–there is an ongoing need in the greater Topeka community for blood donations.
The Senior Information Fair offers a one-stop-shopping experience for anyone who wants to learn more about what services the library and the community has to offer older adults.
Attend six sessions sponsored by Kansas Department of Health and Environment for caregivers, friends and individuals with a chronic condition to learn how to manage their emotional, physical and social challenges. To register, call 785-580-4540 or firstname.lastname@example.org. The next 6 week series begins Tuesday, February 12, 2013 from 5:30-8 pm in Hughes Room 205.
Stop making excuses and increase your physical fitness activities. Saturday, January 12 from 1-2:30 pm in the Marvin Auditorium. Receive exercise training and advice, and maximize what the library and community have to offer you.
It would be too easy as a librarian to just recommend: “Buy all of the kids on your shopping list some wonderful age-appropriate books!” While preventable injury isn’t a happy holiday topic, it is an important one. The Health Information Neighborhood partnered with Safe Kids Kansas to promote safe toys for kids with an eye-catching display [...]
When Brain on Fire: My Month of Madness by Susannah Cahalan landed on my desk as an Advanced Reader Copy, it intrigued me. Ten hours later, I had finished the book. I could not put it down. Written as a memoir, Brain on Fire reads like medical suspense novel. The book chronicles a month of [...]
Great American Smokeout is a special day from the American Cancer Society to encourage tobacco users to make a plan to quit, or to plan in advance and quit smoking on that day. Find smoking cessation resources at the library in the Health Information Neighborhood at call number 613.85.