Are you in a brown-paper-bag-peanut-butter-sandwich-slump? Well then this is for you! Even if you are not sending kids or yourself back to school, once in a while we all can use inspiration for weekday lunches. Below are a few recommendations found in the Cooking Neighborhood and in the blogosphere. Bento Boxes 10-Minute Bento by Megumi […]
You want to remodel your bathroom or maybe you’re planning a new deck or making your home more energy efficient. Where do you find the information you need? You find it at the Library’s Home Neighborhood.
It’s just flippin’ fun to choose from the more than 200 magazines in the new online magazine collection. Fill up your laptop, tablet, ereader, iPad or other device with free, full-text magazines.
Think “library” when you are searching for ideas and inspiration to turn your house into a home. For folks who are starting their projects, check out how-to guides. Tap inside to learn about a digital place that can become your place for credible information on home improvement projects.
Pick up a copy of Persepolois by Marjane Satrapi for the Tuesday August 27, 2013 Bean There, Read That 7-8:30PM book discussion for young professionals at The Classic Bean (21st and Fairlawn). Here, in one volume: Marjane Satrapi’s best-selling, internationally acclaimed memoir-in-comic-strips. Persepolis is the story of Satrapi’s unforgettable childhood and coming of age within a large and loving family […]
You may soon be able to request books, movies and other items to be picked up from a locker near your home, work or school. In 2014, your library will be testing out two reserve pickup lockers at two community centers.
My mom did most of the cooking in he house while I was growing up, but my Dad was obsessed with grilling and trying to perfect certain barbecue recipes – I have a feeling this is the case for many people. He will actually be retiring next week, so I expect during my future visits […]
Visit the Adventuremobile stop near you next week, July 15-19. Meet these little chicks who are the newest in a long line of feathered foul capable of amazing feats. See their downey coats, slender legs and perky beaks. Hear their soft voices. Watch them run, hop and try out new steps. What will they do? How do […]
We just can’t keep the bugs away or it bugs thier keeper. The resident Bug Lady will be traveling with the Adventuremobile next week, July 2nd, 3rd, 5th and 6th (they take the 4th of July off). She’s excited about how many insects and other creepy-crawlies make the world a better and more interesting place. […]
This (mostly fiction) book list represents just the tip of the iceberg of what folks in Topeka and Shawnee County are reading in our summer reading program. Skim through it or click down deep to read reviews until your heart’s content.
Many think of the library for help learning how to read. But did you know we’re a great resource for financial literacy too. And, the younger you start your child with these valuable life lessons, the better. Get started creating money in the bank for your child.