Pick up a copy of Persepolois by Marjane Satrapi for the Tuesday August 27, 2013 Bean There, Read That 7-8:30PM book discussion for young professionals at The Classic Bean (21st and Fairlawn). Here, in one volume: Marjane Satrapi’s best-selling, internationally acclaimed memoir-in-comic-strips. Persepolis is the story of Satrapi’s unforgettable childhood and coming of age within a large and loving family […]
From Africa to Topeka, these talented young musicians offer you an evening of culture Aug. 2. You’ll be tapping your feet to the beat of their drums. Come for a night of music you soon won’t forget.
Mark Twain was an iconic American author and humorist, and, you will soon have an opportunity to experience his wisdom and wit in person. If you haven’t read any Twain, an upcoming event at the library offers the perfect excuse. A Twain impersonator provides entertainment and a little serious reflection July 30 at 7pm in […]
Kansas Author Robert Collins will be in the Topeka Room (204) on Sunday, July 21, 2013 to talk about his newest book Kansas County Seat Conflicts as well as his other writing including Ghost Railroads of Kansas. Since the establishment of Kansas Territory in 1855 well into the Twentieth Century, communities have fought over the […]
You don’t have to sacrifice your home landscaping needs to summer’s craze. Shawnee County Master Gardeners help you decide what to plant that will be low maintenance.
In this edition of Library News, learn when the biggest book sale in the Midwest will be held in Topeka. Plus, how you can get free magazine subscriptions for your computer, tablet, iPad or smart phone. The library schedule of events, classes and our Bookmobile stops is also inside.
Natalie Valarezo is a Kansas native. Marilyn Wiens Horsch is also a native Kansan and a talented artist who calls Lawrence home. They will share their collaboration Mia’s Shoe Dillemma
Pick up a copy of We Need to Talk About Kevin by Lionel Shriver for the Tuesday July 23, 2013 Bean There, Read That 7-8:30PM book discussion for young professionals at The Classic Bean (21st and Fairlawn). The gripping international bestseller about motherhood gone awry Eva never really wanted to be a mother – and […]
Listen up! We offer beats that will have you tapping your feet and swinging your hips. Live musical performances, some led by our own library staff, await you and your family at the library in June and July.
Don’t just check out movies from the library, watch them here. This summer, we offer movie screenings for everyone in your family. Entertain the kids with an animated movie or make it a date night with your significant other and come to one of our evening showings.
Cut through the confusion over where Medicare fits into your retirement plan. A new program series at the library answers questions about Medicare benefits and filing for individuals nearing retirement. Stop in at 6:30pm June 13.