What’s Left for Summer? We have plenty of great programming left this summer for young adults. Here is a list of what’s happening each Monday from 2:00-3:00 in Marvin Auditorium. Jun 10 | 2:00–3:00 pm | Marvin Auditorium 101AB Planting Beneath the Surface [11–18 years] Dig beneath the surface and plant a garden. Create a […]
Joy can be interrupted – but not lost. Most people think of motherhood as a joyous experience, but for some it can be an experience of interrupted joy. This anthology delves into the subject of motherhood and loss from different perspectives of authors and artists from all over the world. Sunday, June 9, 2:30-3:30 – Marvin Auditorium 101AB, Margaret Kramar local author one of the contributing authors will be here with the editor Melissa MIles McCarter to read from this anthology.
Topeka author Sharon Highberger will share her spiritual journey as she talks about her new book Dancing with Depression: A Spiritual Pathway for Recovery from Darkness to Light on Sunday, June 9, 2-3pm in the Topeka Room (204). In this book, Sharon shares her inspiring and hope-filled discovery of freedom from life-long clinical depression. In […]
Pick up a copy of The Secret Life of Bees by Sue Monk Kidd for the June 25, 2013 7-8:30PM Bean There, Read That book discussion for young professionals at The Classic Bean (21st and Fairlawn). Set in South Carolina in 1964, The Secret Life of Bees tells the story of Lily Owens, whose life has been […]
The Topeka and Shawnee County Public Library wants everyone in the community to read this summer. Visit summerfest.tscpl.org to register or pick up a paper reading tracker at the library or on a Bookmobile. No library card required to sign up. Find out what’s in it for you.
Go deep into a soil tunnel and get behind the controls of big digging equipment June 1 from 10am–2pm for Dig into Reading. Children will laugh and learn while their parents sign them up for a whole summer of fun. Join us as we kick-off our summer reading program
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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