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.
“Bean There, Read That” is a new book discussion for those in their 20s and 30s (and anyone else who would like to join us!) who want to talk about amazing books and meet other fun, young intellectuals over food and delicious beverages. We will meet the 4th Tuesday of every month (with the [...]
The Kansas Book Festival is an annual event that showcases current authors and books and promotes the importance of reading to Kansans. The 2012 festival will be Saturday, Sept. 15 from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm at the Kansas Museum of History in Topeka. The event is free and open to the public. Designed for [...]
It’s not a mystery the library loves books, but a book being serialized and published at the library sure is. Capital City Capers: An Ad Astra Per Aspera Adventure comes out in late September. The community novel features 20 different authors who each advance the story by writing a chapter. Keep reading on www.tscpl.org where [...]
Join Nancy Sprowell Geise in the Topeka Room (204) on Sunday, September 9, 2012 for a discussion of her novel, The Eighth Sea, a love story involving two unforgettable characters – Brenna and Nathan. Their story is our story, its theme universal – finding the meaning of our lives, our way home. In 1769, on [...]