What Does the Fox Read?

Thursday, September 1, 2016 | The Celtic Fox Books

What Does the Fox Read? (previously Book, Book, Goose!) is a public book club providing a unique atmosphere for a lively discussion. Explore interesting literature, authors, fun people, good food and book-themed drink specials. Email for upcoming titles. [21+]

Baby Bookworms

Thursday, September 1, 2016 | 9:30-10 a.m. or 10:30-11 a.m. or 5:30-6 p.m. | Lingo Story Room 121 Kids

Introduce your baby to the wonderful world of books through interactive songs, stories, bounces and more! [Birth-18 months]

Computerized Genealogy

Thursday, September 1, 2016 | 10-11:30 a.m. | Shawnee North Community Center – 300 NE 43rd St. Adults

Get started in genealogy and learn how to use the print and online resources your library offers. Receive a pedigree chart and other helpful forms for keeping records as you research your family tree. Registration required. To register, call Shawnee North Community Center at 785-286-0676.

Preschool Storytime

Thursday, September 1, 2016 | 10-10:30 a.m. | The Story Zone Kids

Stories, songs and fingerplays that encourage a love of reading and help develop early learning skills for children. [3-5 years]

Pinterest for Beginners

Thursday, September 1, 2016 | 1-2:30 p.m. | Computer Training Center Computer

Get started on Pinterest - a simple way to organize images, projects and ideas online. Open an account, create boards and start pinning! Be sure to bring your email address and password. Register online at

Zoo Animals Live

Thursday, September 1, 2016 | 4-4:45 p.m. | Marvin Auditorium 101B Kids

Meet some of the Topeka Zoo animal residents up close as Rachael Rost, education specialist, helps you separate animal fact from fiction.

Fantasy Football Draft

Thursday, September 1, 2016 | 6:30-8:30 p.m. | Menninger Room 206 Adults

Be a part of the library's very own Fantasy Football League. Draft your team and compete against other owners each week of the NFL season. Registration is required. Go to Registration begins Monday, June 6.

Windows 10 for Beginners

Thursday, September 1, 2016 | 7-8:30 p.m. | Computer Training Center Computer

Experience the new features in Windows 10. Learn how to organize the Start Menu, use accessories, personalize the desktop and get apps from the Windows Store.

Gaming for Adults

Saturday, September 3, 2016 | 2-5 p.m. | Marvin Auditorium 101C Adults

If you love to play, need a challenge or just want to socialize with fellow gamers; come enjoy some tabletop games and video games. Bring your own or play ours!

R.E.A.D. Dogs

Sunday, September 4, 2016 | 2-3 p.m. | The Story Zone Kids

Dogs are man’s best friend, but they're also a child’s best listener. Grab your favorite book and read to the Reading Education Assistance Dogs. [All ages]