Join ReShonda Tate Billingsley, national best-selling author, Thursday July 12 7:00PM-8:30PM in Marvin Auditorium 101BC as she discusses her new book “The Secret She Kept.” Billingsley is a former television and radio show reporter, actress, freelance reporter, ghost writer, professional editor, and has written 21 bestselling books (including eight adult novels, eight teen novels, one [...]
Hop on by the AdventureMobile July 2nd- July 6th and meet our bunnies. Bunnies make fun pets! There are over 50 varieties of rabbit, so you can find a pet that is right for you. Did you know? A rabbit can’t walk or run, but they can hop very well. In fact, their legs are [...]
Library volunteer Joella Brown, a former children’s librarian, took home the “Inspiring Generations” award at the 2012 United Way of Greater Topeka Volunteer Awards banquet.
Check out what folks in Topeka and Shawnee County are reading this summer – and perhaps discover a book you’ll just have to read. Below you’ll find book reviews from our customers – both kiddos and grownups. With 5 weeks left in Summer Reading, your review could get featured. Keep reading and reviewing via summerfest.tscpl.org. [...]
Bugs are Taking Over the AdventureMobile June 25th-29th Bugs Are Cool The weight of all Americans is less than 1/50th of the insects, earthworms, and spiders in the United States 95% of all the animal species on the earth are insects. A tagged Monarch butterfly was released near Ontario, Canada and was recovered 4 months [...]
Who wants to be inside during the summer? Not us! We’re going to be where you are this summer, creating some fun by bringing you the books, the critters, the convenience and the excellent library service you want, where you want it. We take the library on the road to 46 preschools, summer camps and [...]
Stop by the AdventureMobile June 18th-22nd and meet our guinea pigs. Guinea Pigs make wonderful pets. Ours are on loan from the Helping Hands Humane Society and are up for adoption! Did you know? Guinea pigs love being petted and will fall asleep in your lap if they trust you. Another name for a guinea pig is a “cavy.” [...]
You are looking around, analyzing the look and feel of your home. There is much about your décor that you like, but something just isn’t right, something is missing. What you discover is it’s you that’s missing. Nothing in your décor reflects what you like, what is important to you, or what your interests are. What to do?
Get free music easier from the Library with the Freegal Music Service app for Android and Apple Devices.
We continue the Meet the Trustees series with a Q&A with Melissa Masoner, secretary of the Topeka and Shawnee County Public Library Board. Find out what fuels her passion for libraries and why she thinks this library will be serving the community for years ahead.