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, […]
Find out what there is to do for teens at the library. From gaming to writing to experimenting with food, teens enjoy a variety of programs while hanging out with their friends.
On Sunday, Oct. 14, 7-8:30pm come to Marvin Auditorium 101C, learn about the most haunted locations in Kansas & hear the ghost stories attached to those locations. Listen to experienced paranormal investigators Cathy Ramirez and Brenda Mason as they share about investigations they have done and learn more about equipment & techniques for performing your […]
The Topeka and Shawnee County Public Library is cosponsoring the third annual Kansas Ancestor Fair, 9:30am–3:30pm Saturday, October 20, at the Kansas Historical Society, 6425 S.W. 6th Ave. Doors open at 9am and classes start at 10am. This free event is held in celebration of Family History Month and features informational displays by local heritage, […]
The library’s popular trivia programs bring in over 300 people to test their trivial knowledge alongside their coworkers, friends, and family. Questions at the events this past weekend ranged from identifying popular songs from their whistling solos to Biblical disciples, World War II, reality TV, sports mascots and magic movie moments.
Book Talk with Professor Concannon
When: Sunday, October 7, 2012
Where: Topeka and Shawnee County Public Library
Marvin Auditorium 101C
Time: 2:00-3:30 p.m.
If you are into social media, marketing, blogging, podcasting or just like to hang out with web geeks, eat and have fun learning, come to Podcamp Topeka Oct. 13. Learn how you could lead a session and find out who our keynote speaker is.
The author discusses his book, The Greening of Oz. Come learn about sustainable building and a little about this strong community as well. A Q&A session will follow the talk. Greensburg, Kan. was destroyed by an EF5 tornado on May 4, 2007. In the desperate days immediately after the catastrophe, town leaders decided to rebuild […]
Learn about changes to our Bookmobile service, discover why the library is a crafter’s paradise and get the schedule of library events for October and November – plus, free computer class listings.
Here’s an opportunity to learn more about hawks often seen in Kansas.
National Novel Writing Month challenges participants to write 50,000 words in 30 days and create the first draft of a novel in a frantic but fun writing rush. Find out about the library’s programs in support of Nanowrimo and download free handouts and resources.