No school on Friday?! A three-day weekend?! That’s like finding the pot of gold at the end of the rainbow. It’s as good as discovering a lucky four leaf clover. By golly, it’s better than pouring a bowl of Lucky Charms and getting nothing but marshmallows. Sweet! If you’d like to sprinkle some shenanigans into […]
The first of a new tween feature, patron-extraordinaire and Guys Read conspirator, Skylar, gives us his review of the tween scary novel, Juniper Berry.
The real men of the Mustache Killers, the library’s Guys Read field office, recommend their favorites.
What’s that? You have homework or a special project due and you need a helping hand? The Oveson-Campbell Homework Center is the place for you!
Pink cupcakes and heart-shaped cookies and Valentine’s candies and Valentines……and then After-School Art Club! Too good to be true? No, seriously. Last Thursday just happened to be Valentine’s Day as well as Art Club. Mr. Kerr’s third-graders had a fabulous after-party celebrating African American History Month. We talked about the collage artworks of Romare […]
New DVDs are on the way! Here is a list of children’s DVDs that will appear soon on the library’s shelves. Many of these titles are new to the library while others may be replacements or extra copies of already owned titles. Bark, George. . .and More Doggie Tails Buddy The Chubbchubbs Dino Dan: To […]
Teen Read Week 2012 is October 14-20. Teen Read Week is a time to celebrate reading for fun and encourage teens to take advantage of reading in all its forms —books and magazines, e-books, audiobooks and more — and become regular library users.
Listen or download the library’s premier podcast – HUSH! In Episode 22, enjoy a discussion (30:32) about Graphic Novels. Have you read any of our recommendations? Plus continue the discussion on the library’s Goodreads group!
We’re starting a boys’ club to get more of our young gents excited about reading. Our Guys Read field office charters this Saturday!
Here are some great reads for kids and teens compiled by the Youth Services staff here at the Topeka and Shawnee County Public Library.
Newbery-award-winning author and Kansas native Clare Vanderpool visited the library Tuesday, September 20.