Our annual summer reading program starts May 31 and ends on July 29. Record your reading hours at summerfest.tscpl.org. After every 2 hours (up to 16 hours) you are eligible for a prize which can be picked up at any bookmobile stop or the main library. All participants who read at least 12 hours (or [...]
A popular community hangout for families has a new look. Come into the library and see for yourself the recent improvements to our Kids Library. A book, a movie or one of our children’s programs is a great excuse to visit your library. We are painting the walls – and look for 3D attractions like [...]
Our Summerfest reading program helps bridge the reading gap that forms during summer break from school. Plus, it’s just fun. Find out what this year’s themes are and when you can start tracking your time. Plus, learn what’s happening this summer at the library.
Want something fun to do with your kid? Design a bookmark for our Summerfest bookmark design competition. Learn about entry guidelines inside this post.
To get going with your vacation ideas make your first stop the library’s Travel Neighborhood. Here’s how the library helped me plan for my vacation and how it might be helpful to you.
Geek/Verb To love, to enjoy, to celebrate, to have an intense passion for. To express interest in. To possess a large amount of knowledge in. To promote During National Library Week, April 10-16, we’re launching the “Geek the Library” campaign, a community-based public awareness campaign designed to highlight the vital role of the public library [...]
Geek/Verb 1. To love, to enjoy, to celebrate, to have an intense passion for. 2. To express interest in. 3. To possess a large amount of knowledge in. 4. To promote During National Library Week, April 10-16, we’re launching the “Geek the Library” campaign, a community-based public awareness campaign designed to [...]
Learn how to organize your own Trivia Night, as a fun free event or a successful fundraiser. Get sample forms, rules and rounds of trivia questions from librarians who have organized quarterly trivia events since 2003!
As local partners gear up for our popular Green Fair April 16 – a day where “green” rules and vendors, demos and literature explain why – it’s time we gauge the return on our own green efforts. Does the library practice what we preach – I mean aside from being Topeka’s No. 1 book recycler? [...]
Being a smart consumer can save you big. Read up on products before you buy. Use the library’s subscription to Consumer Reports to give you peace of mind on life’s big decisions.
Announcing a yummy – and healthy – addition to the Millennium Cafe’s already fantastic menu. Locally raised, grass-fed burgers will be offered to customers each Wednesday starting March 16.