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.
The library responds to the news of a devastating earthquake in Japan with books, information and online resources to help you learn more.
Protect your identity by gathering together unwanted personal documents and dropping them by our Shred-a-thon March 11 – one of many consumer protection events sponsored by the Kansas Attorney General’s Office for National Consumer Protection Week.
Digital Talking Books keeps avid readers connected to their passion even when their ability to see fails them. Talking Books Week, March 1-6, is a perfect time to try out this free service or inquire about it for a loved one. Staff can even personalize selections and customize due dates based on a customer’s reading […]
A familiar face in the Youth Services area, Elaine O’Gara, known for her folk dancing expertise, will retire after 10 years of service. Her last day was February 25. In her career here, she’s led more than 30 school tours through the building and facilitated countless programs, including dance programs, Merry Library Band performances and […]