Another new cookbook is here and it is one that I have been anxiously waiting to see. The Food52 Cookbook: 140 winning recipes from exceptional home cooks is just that. Recipes from great cooks at home. There are many I want to try but I settled on the cider brined pork with calvados, mustard and thyme by Oui, […]
Thousands of people in the community are able to have a romance, ride along on the cattle trail, or solve a mystery through literature delivered directly to their homes. Red Carpet Services, an outreach service of the Topeka and Shawnee County Public Library, visits 55 senior-living and 85 homebound sites a month. Customers for whom […]
Dr. Sue Hall, Medical Director of the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit at Stormont Vail shared stories from her new book, For the Love of Babies: one doctor’s stories about life in the neonatal intensive care unit. Watch two videos from the program and check out materials from a recommended reading list.
Here are some great reads for kids and teens compiled by the Youth Services staff here at the Topeka and Shawnee County Public Library.
The quiet English town of Lafferton is for the most part a safe place, but even here murder or even murders can happen. Chief Inspector Simon Serrailler is the obsessive detective who combs through the evidence to find the killer. His life too is a part of Lafferton…
Get a free blood pressure check while you’re at the library. Find out what else is right around the corner in the Health Information Neighborhood and how it might help you monitor your health this holiday season.
Local teens had the opportunity to paint their fingernails in the Nifty Nail propram on November 21. Twenty-six people participate even a ROTC member who requested we not post his picture.There were blacks, brilliant greens, passionate purples, outlandish reds and even camouflage paints that were available to make artistic designs. There were stripes, dots, dominoes, flowers and […]
A new program available via this website, called Muzzy, will help your child learn a new language. It’s free to access; All you need is a library card. Try it. The library has signed a one-year subscription that gives you and your child 24/7 access to 26 different learning modules that provide kids with an […]
I know that it is December and everyone is thinking about Christmas. But yesterday, I got my first seed catalog for the 2012 garden season. And I have to say I was very excited. And now that I am looking at the calendar, I have noticed that the Master Gardeners will be coming back for the […]
I don’t know how classic this cookbook is but it is definitely a bible on some really delicious dishes. What cookbook am I talking about? Well, Paula Deen’s new cookbook, Southern Cooking Bible. This cookbook is big and it has more than 300 recipes for some really delicious dishes. Of course, it is Paula Deen. […]
This 2011 winner of the Arthur C. Clarke Award is so many things- noir, urban, fantasy, and science fiction. It’s a wild ride about Zinzi December, a woman with a past and a sloth on her back- literally. In this alternate world those who have committed murder find themselves with an animal familiar. The animal is always nearby, and it’s hard to make it when the world sees your guilt, but Zinzi has a magical skill