It’s not a mystery the library loves books, but a book being serialized and published at the library sure is. Capital City Capers: An Ad Astra Per Aspera Adventure comes out in late September. The community novel features 20 different authors who each advance the story by writing a chapter. Keep reading on www.tscpl.org where [...]
Fill your brain with random trivia! We feature a new trivia question in each edition of the library newsletter, which is sent to subscriber’s inboxes every other Tuesday. Answers inside.
The Meet the Trustees series continues with Elizabeth Ross, who thought something was missing from the Topeka and Shawnee County Public Library Board of Trustees. Find out what it was and read more about Ms. Ross inside this post.
The bookmobiles will be out of service Tuesday September 3 through Saturday September 8th for scheduled maintenance. They will resume their regular schedule on Monday September 10th. Remember the bookmobiles will also be out of service next Monday September 2nd due to the Labor Day holiday. Reserved items scheduled to be picked up from a [...]
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Be part of a shared community reading experience through Washburn’s iRead program this fall. Pick up “Our Boys: A Perfect Season on the Plains with the Smith Center Redmen” and you will find it’s much more than book on a winning football team. It’s about developing a winning culture in a small-town community.
Kansas ties run deep in this edition of All Booked Up. Kathy and Diana discuss Doc by Mary Doria Russell and The Yard by Alex Grecian. Doc covers the adventures of Doc Holliday in Dodge City, while also alluding to his more famous exploits in Arizona. The historical fiction novel is true to the spirit [...]
The program, Double Dueling, meets the 1st and 3rd Monday of the month. The teen room, The Edge, quickly fills up at 4 pm with teens that are interested in dueling other Yugioh and Magic players. 26 teens settled in to dual on Monday after much socializing and trading of cards. Experienced Yugioh players [...]
You won’t want to be left behind! Take a tour of our new and improved Bookmobile webpage. It’s a short “drive” with lots to see and do. It still has all the great information you have come to rely on– the regular bookmobile schedule and interactive map to show you just where we will be [...]
Thousands of readers from across the county hit the books this summer as part of our summer reading program, which ended July 28. Thanks to all who participated in our reading challenge and attended SummerFest programs at the library. Library customers contributed reviews as they completed various reading milestones. We’ve compiled a collection of customer’s [...]
Check out what folks in Topeka and Shawnee County are reading this summer – and perhaps discover a book you’ll just have to read. Below you’ll find book reviews from our customers – both kiddos and grownups. See if your review got featured.