Turtles and tortoises were the animals on display at the April, Zoo Animals Live program. Dennis, from the Topeka Zoo, points out that turtles live in the water and tortoises live on land. So the Box Turtle that you see in Kansas is actually a tortoise and lives on land. The Indian Star Tortoise is [...]
We made it with extras to boot! Don’t forget to come see us at the fair this Saturday 2:00-5:00 pm. Read on to see our complete list of 150 Ways to Get Your Green On!
This is your source for planning your summer fun! The library offers tons of adventure for kids and adults this summer, from live musical performances to a how-to class on making the most of your vacation photos. Check out the summer edition of connectnow magazine, jam-packed with great ideas for fun.
American Roots Music featuring many songs written in traditional bluegrass style. Enjoy the sounds of the Tallgrass Express String Band April 10 at 3pm.
Saturday, April 2, from 2-3 p.m. in Marvin Auditorium 101BC. Explore artifacts, watch a live flintknapping demonstration, see what’s in the archaeologist’s toolkit, and find out how you can volunteer with the Kansas Anthropological Association. In partnership with the Kansas State Historical Society, Professional Archaeologists of Kansas, and the Kansas Anthropological Association. Check out these [...]
As part of the Kansas sesquicentennial, we’re honoring women who made Kansas history Sunday, March 27. Join us in Marvin Auditorium.
Sunnyside Up Saturday’s – Make & Take program was all about Quilts. Kids created small fabric quilts that could be a doll blanket or a wall hanging. Shapes out of paper could create colorful quilt blocks. Samples of many common quilt patterns were available for inspiration. Examples were Grandmas Garden and Spinning Star. Testing their [...]
Social media is an excellent instrument for small business advertising, if properly utilized. Jarod McAferty, the Social Media Marketing Coordinator at Dynamic Computer Solutions, will explain how to harness the power of social media at 11am March 28 in Marvin Auditorium. He will walk you through the ins and outs of Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn as [...]
Two of the many quilts I have hanging in my house hold special meaning for me. ”Celestial Son” (pictured here) is based on a quilt called “Celestial Dreams.” Both feature a large sun graphic surrounded by fanciful birds, flowers, trees, and an angel. I began this quilt after the turn of THIS century, having fallen in [...]
Electronic Recyling Saturday, April 16th Library Parking Lot 2:00-4:00 pm During the Get Your Green on 150 Ways – Green Fair Clean out your closets, basements and storage areas, wherever you keep your surplus or obsolete electronic equipment. Now is the time to get rid of your excess electronics. Just drive up and drop off [...]