The library helps get kids excited about reading. Boomer, our beloved storytime bear, travels with the library’s five Outreach Storytellers to 75 daycare centers and preschools, helping tell stories to more than 3,700 children ages 3–5 each month. Learn more about our effort to spread literacy.
Stay informed as you shop this holiday season using Consumer Reports online, free from your library.
The Library provides free access to ConsumerReports.org the subscription website of the Consumer Reports magazine.The website provides full text copies of the Consumer Reports magazine and access to exclusive online only reviews for thousands of products. Save money this year by checking consumer reviews, product rankings, and money-saving information found in Consumer Reports for the best and most reliable products.
Crafts are a wonderful creative outlet and a source for inexpensive gifts that allow you to share your creativity with friends, relatives and total strangers. Find out how inspiration can strike at the library.
The Big Read is a big deal. It is an effort to encourage our community to be productive, civic-ly active and healthy. Good readers make that happen. Since 2003, your library has offered a community reading experience that helps combat the decline of civic, social, cultural and economic implications that occur when people spend less [...]
Can I fix it myself? Get online access to automotive and small engine repair manuals from your home computer or mobile device using your library card. Learn about two great online resources that provide you free access to searchable Chilton, Mitchell, and other repair manuals for your car, motorcycle, lawn mower, jet ski, and snowmobile. Learn more about this valuable resource.
Looking for a scary movie? Try one of the many films from Britain’s Hammer Studios. These classic horror films update the familiar monsters from Universal’s horror cycle with added gore and special effects. A true delight for fans of the genre.
Stolen, then found: Jim Bass’s sculpture “Forgiven Man” is a bronze at First Congregational Church that speaks of hope and redemption.
Read about the benefits of Red Carpet Services, from delivery of library materials to magnifiers. We’re focused on enhancing quality of life for seniors in the community.
No matter how careful we plan a vacation, sometimes it all falls apart. never fear, follow these easy steps on how to deal with last minute changes and cancellations.
Have you read Rowling’s new book yet? Find this week’s bestsellers at the library. There are two ways to get your hands on a title; place a request and wait for it, or try your luck and check the new title shelves the next time you come in!
On Sunday, October 21, 2012, 2:00-3:00pm in the Topeka Room (204) join Kansas Author Tom Mach as he talks about his newest book, Angels at Sunset which concludes the award-winning historical trilogy about Jessica Radford. The novel begins in 1920 in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, where Jessica Radford listens to the very first radio broadcast on KDKA, [...]