Come to the Library between 2 and 5 April 21 for electronics recycling, demos, free plants, live music, crafts and games. Our Green Fair is family friendly.
In honor of Poetry month, two Topeka authors featured on the Kansas Poets Trail in downtown Wichita will join us on Wednesday, April 18, 7-8:15 pm in the Marvin Auditorium, Room 101C. Duane Herrmann & Dr. Robert Lawson will talk about the Kansas Poets Trail and their own poetry writing. Duane Herrmann’s work has been published since 1969 [...]
Visitors to the library Thursday will see an unusually large number of people with their noses in a book. Our librarians will be reading at the desks in recognition of National Drop Everything and Read Day. Please feel free to ask for assistance from them, even if they look like they can’t be interrupted, This [...]
Join Kansas Author Max Yoho in the Topeka Room (204) on Sunday, April 15, 2-3pm for an introduction to his latest book, Me and Aunt Izzy. In Me and Aunt Izzy, eleven-year old Jefferson Davis Johnson has been sentenced to a summer of “moral rehabilitation” under the watchful eye of his great aunt, Queen Isabella [...]
Summer is coming, and we’re excited to tell you about the great line-up of programs and classes awaiting you and your family at the library in June and July. And don’t forget to sign up for summer reading at summerfest.tscpl.org.
April 15 marks the 100th anniversary of the RMS Titanic disaster. Constructed to the highest standards of luxury, Titanic was the ship to sail on when she debuted in 1912. Her opulence captured headlines before her departure from Europe, and her tragic ending still fascinates the public to this day. Everyone knows the basic facts of [...]
Coming soon, it’s the 5th annual Topeka and Shawnee County Public Library Green Fair being held Saturday, April 21, from 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. right here at the library. We’ll have booths manned by more than 25 different organizations all geared to helping you help the earth.
It was Friday, the last day of Spring Break. Parents and grandparents were looking for something for the kids to do. The Library just happened to have a program for kindergarteners through second graders at 3 pm, Cooking With Dr. Seuss. Since March is Dr. Seuss’s birth month, using the cookbook, Green Eggs and Ham [...]
Miss Nelson is Missing! Join in the fun of finding her at 7pm on April 4 in the library’s Marvin Auditorium. Parents and children are welcome. The book is a favorite of kindergarten through third grade students and has been voted one of the most memorable books of the century. The Topeka Civic Theatre & [...]
Watch the Film The Help and then stay for discussion of the Book by Kathyryn Stockett with Glenda DuBoise, President, The Topeka Chapter of The Links.Inc.
Matt Porubsky will join forces with Thomas Fox Averill, of Washburn University, for a night of fertile poetry Thursday, March 15 from 6-7pm in Marvin Auditorium 101C. Porubsky will read exclusively from his newest collection of poems Fire Mobile (the pregnancy sonnets) recently released from Woodley press. The book takes a close look at the [...]