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Our fall series of TALK discussions continues on October 28, at 7 pm, in the library’s Marvin Auditorium, with Catcher in the Rye, by J.D. Salinger. The discussion will be facilitated by Kevin Rabas.
Kurt and his friend Marshall want to feel alive so they take extreme trips, and this time they’re hiking in the Antarctic. It seems like an adventure of a lifetime until they make a discovery that could turn their trip into a nightmare…
The weekend of October 10-12 is jam packed with a variety of events happening all over Topeka! I hope you have a chance to enjoy the food, music, arts and crafts, and comedy that will be offered this weekend. Then continue the fun and learning at home with some related books, CD’s and DVD’s […]
There was no escape for the terrified residents as the deadly hurricane swept into Galveston.
Fall is in the air and it continues to be a busy time for celebrations and festivals. As I enjoy these local festivals and fairs, I will also enjoy related books, CD’s and DVD’s from the library so that I can take these celebrations home with me. Unity Walk #RememberRosa Unity Walk Friday, October 2, […]
Eleven year old Jack‘s world is destroyed when his father is killed in a tragic accident. Jack is convinced that his father didn’t die but he has gone undercover to find Nazi spies since it was World War II. Jack skips school to try and find Nazis spies so he can help his father and hopefully see him again. Then one day Jack thinks he’s found a Nazi spy.
I have a confession: I am a binge-watcher… and the library is my enabler.
In 1933 the country was in the grip of the Depression and crime was running rampant as bootleggers moved to bank robbing and kidnapping. These outlaws had little trouble from local authorities since the criminals had worked out deals with law enforcement. As crimes went on unabated the public wanted something to be done…
Fall is in the air and it’s time to celebrate the harvesting of apples and the local creativity of the artists and musicians in our community. Enjoy related books, CD’s and DVD’s from the library so that you can take these celebrations home with you.
In this episode, librarian Deb Bryan shares stories of local adults overcoming literacy challenges, plus opportunities for adult learners.