Music fans, mark your calendars. Summer brings an impressive lineup of entertainers to delight young and old alike. Fans of past American Idol winner Carrie Underwood will love Megan Leigh, a Kansas native who brings her country music stylin’s to the library Wednesday, June 27 at 4pm. Catch her act while you can; this artist’s […]
SummerFest at your library means great stories, games, entertainment and a chance to take home a Nook Tablet or Kindle Fire – plus other great prizes like a book, free bowling passes, chocolate, pizza, sub sandwiches and ice cream, so everyone can reap the rewards of reading. Sign up for summer reading at summerfest.tscpl.org. There […]
You may have noticed new functions and a new design at catalog.tscpl.org. We just upgraded our catalog and hope everyone finds it easy to navigate. For those who don’t catch on as quickly, here are some tips and tricks to using the catalog.
We’ve taken the summer night sky and brought it in doors – at least for the summer. Pick up a star-hunting form from the Kids Library. Travel the library for an out-of-this-world experience. This scavenger hunt ends at the end of July with a drawing for a prize bag. Make sure to turn in your form.
If you are job hunting due to a recent lay off or looking for a change in career, you may consider going through a temporary agency. If so, here are some things you might expect when you get there. Of course, the first thing you will encounter is an initial interview. Most likely, you will […]
PI Jack Reilly is short on cash so when Bucky, a friend of Jack’s incarcerated brother, wants to meet with the investigator Jack goes against his better judgment and agrees. Unfortunately, Jack made the wrong decision because Bucky is a blackmailer and wants Jack to be the backup for the information so the victim of the blackmail couldn’t just kill Bucky and have the information die with Bucky. Jack doesn’t want anything to do with it, but it’s too late – Bucky gets murdered and the information is on its way to Jack.
Bargain hunters love a good garage sale. My favorite find at a garage sale was a crockpot I got for $5 that I used for many years. One upcoming event of interest to bargain hunters is the TADA (Topeka Antiques Dealer Association) Summer Antiques and Collectibles Flea Market. It will be June 1st and 2nd […]
The Topeka & Shawnee County Public Library has a new and improved ereader display where you can test some of the newest ereaders and tablets.
Touring the library’s Travel Neighborhood to choose your next destination – a quiet getaway or an action-packed adventure – is a smart way to plan a trip and save money. It’s also a fun place to browse.
Bookmobiles are a huge convenience to those savvy patrons wishing to save on time and gas money. After all, it’s quick and easy to stop by your neighborhood Bookmobile location and pick up that hot new book or DVD that’s been on your mind. But, let’s face it – there may be times when an […]
We’re starting a boys’ club to get more of our young gents excited about reading. Our Guys Read field office charters this Saturday!