The Call of Duty exhibit weaves history and art together in a moving tribute at the Alice C. Sabatini Gallery. Experience the times during a show by Topeka Big Band and a dance in the library’s rotunda during December’s First Friday.
Small Business Saturday – a national movement to drive shoppers to local merchants across the U.S – is this Saturday, November 26th. Sandwiched between Black Friday and Cyber Monday, it is a day dedicated to supporting small businesses on one of the busiest shopping weekends of the year. Small Business Saturday is about Main Street, [...]
The river and the steelhead trout are Hank Hazelton’s life, and he’s been a guide taking clients into the beauty of the northwest to fish in the river’s waters. It may seem like a simple life based on the flow of water and the return of the fish, but nothing could be further from the truth.
Now that Breaking Dawn(part 1) is out in theaters, what’s next? The Hunger Games series is one option, also with a film companion coming soon. Learn about some other similar reads for your young adult (or even yourself).
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.
It’s not too late to sign your preschooler up for I Love Letters, an interactive storytime held in conjunction with Kansas Reads to Preschoolers Week. The library’s events are Nov. 15 and 16. Sign up by calling 785-580-4565.
Meet Dan Guenther, Library Board of Trustees Chair. He sat down with us recently and answered a few questions about why he serves on the board and what he loves about the library.
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…
Chris Crutcher, celebrated teen author, visited Topeka during Teen Read Week 2011. In a partnership with Highland Park High School and Shawnee Heights High School, Chris was able to visit Highland Park and the Topeka & Shawnee County Public Library. All the sophomores in USD501 are reading Crutcher’s book, Ironman, so meeting the author of [...]
Did you know that many of our area veterans struggle to afford toothpaste, winter gloves and shampoo? I didn’t.
Join Kansas Author Helen Alley-Taylor as she talks about her fictional memoir East Toward Home on Sunday, November 13, 2011, 2:00-3:00pm in the Topeka Room (204). This fictional account of the lives of Eddy & Jessie who lived in Melvern, KS looks back over their relationship beginning during the great depression and lasting for almost [...]