Come to the library and listen to home-brewers from the Greater Topeka Hall of Foamers, a local brewing club, as they discuss different aspects of home-brewing. In April we listened as they presented a basic session on how to get started. Plan attending every third Thursday through July to hear about other advanced brewing topics [...]
In our Computer Training Center, you’ll learn from experienced trainers in a private room that’s outfitted with 16 computers as well as two large monitors attached to the trainer’s computer for in-class demos. More than 300 individuals use the library to learn computer skills at 30-40 classes each month. Find one that suits your needs.
For high-quality locally grown produce, farm fresh eggs, live chickens, bedding plants and fresh cut flowers, the Monday Farmers Market has something for everyone. The Market opens May 13. Make sure to come in and browse the bounty harvested by local farmers.
Saturday May, 18th is Star Trek Day @ your library! We’ll celebrate all things Trek with crafts, trivia, spoofs, the 2009 movie Star Trek and other activities: Vote for your favorite captain Test your knowledge of Star Trek quotes, Compose and read original Star Trek Haiku. The interstellar fun starts at 10:00 am. Star Trek: [...]
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Join us in the Topeka Room (204) on Sunday, May 5, 2:00-3:00pm to hear Kansas Author Cathy Ramirez talk about her first book Where’s the Ghost? The Trials and Tribulations of Ghost Hunting. It tells the beginning of Cathy’s journey into the world of paranormal research. Through her own words and the stories of those [...]
The League of Women Voters of Topeka-Shawnee County hosts luncheons at the library the first Tuesday of every month with the intent of creating a more informed citizenry. At an upcoming talk in May, Vince Frye, president of Downtown Topeka, Inc., gives an update on downtown redevelopment.
Meet Kansas archaeologists, learn about archaeological field schools, and watch a live flintknapping demonstration on Saturday, May 4, 2013.
The library’s popular Trivia Night event celebrated our 10th Anniversary with a weekend of …you guessed it…. trivia! At our April trivia weekend, our top trivia teams on Friday and Saturday BOTH correctly answers 75 questions correctly out of 100 possible.
Pick up a copy of The Perks of Being a Wallflower by Stephan Chbosky for the May 28, 2013 7-8:30PM Bean There, Read That book discussion at The Classic Bean (21st and Fairlawn) for young professionals. The Perks of Being a Wallflower is a story about what it’s like to travel that strange course through [...]
Often times our wish to travel around the globe is restricted by our finances, lack of time or family obligations. Even though you may not be able to physically visit far away places, you can experience cultural diversity at the library Tuesday, April 30, 2013. Join us for El Dia de los Ninos/El Dia de los Libros (Children’s [...]