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  • Stories & Crafts

    Tuesday, July 22 | 10 am-11 am | Marvin Auditorium (101AB)

    [Kids Programs]

  • Readapalooza [ages 6-12]

    Tuesday, July 22 | 10 am-11 am | Marvin Auditorium (101C)

    [Kids Programs]

  • Writeapalooza

    Tuesday, July 22 | 1 pm-2 pm | Homework Center

    [Kids Programs]

  • Skateboard Logo and Sticker Design [11-18 yrs]

    Tuesday, July 22 | 2 pm-4 pm | Marvin Auditorium (101B)

    [Teen Programs] Skaters use the Library, but not everyone knows each other or skates together. This design class will bring all TSCPL skaters together to brainstorm a design that best represents your love of both skateboarding and the library. Together, we will brainstorm and create a design, then sent to be printed onto stickers you can put on your skateboard. Participants will be contacted to pick up their stickers when ready.

  • tWiin Xgaming [8-12 years]

    Tuesday, July 22 | 3 pm-4 pm | Tweens Area

    [Kids Programs] Come hang out and play awesome games on the Wii or Xbox in our new tween space. Impress your friends with your stellar hand-eye coordination. Beat your enemies using your limitless courage. Now's the time to show your stuff! (Games will be rated E for everyone.)

  • Writeapalooza

    Tuesday, July 22 | 3 pm-4 pm | Homework Center

    [Kids Programs]

  • Computer & Gadget Help

    Tuesday, July 22 | 3:30 pm-5 pm | Computer Training Center

    [Computer Training] Registration required. A dedicated time to focus on technology questions. Please provide a description of the help you need when your register. Sessions do fill, so contact in advance by calling 580-4606 or emailing class@tscpl.org. Bring your laptop, tablet, or other device. Practice new computer skills or learn to use the library catalog while trainers are available to assist.

  • Bean There, Read That

    Tuesday, July 22 | 7 pm-8:30 pm

    [Book Programs]

  • Editing Digital Photos

    Tuesday, July 22 | 7 pm-8:30 pm | Computer Training Center

    [Computer Training] Learn to crop, rotate, resize, reduce red eye, play with color, and use special effects on your digital photos using Google's Picasa, a free online software you can download to your computer. Registration required. Call 580-4606 or email class@tscpl.org

  • Sneak, Peek and Read [18-24 mos]

    Wednesday, July 23 | 9:30 am-10 am | Lingo Story Room

    [Kids Programs] Bubbles and books, wiggles and songs! Early literacy exercises for toddlers and adults to enjoy together. Registration required. Call 580-4565.

  • Yo-Yo Champ Brent Dellinger

    Wednesday, July 23 | 9:30 am-10:30 am | Marvin Auditorium (101ABC)

    [Kids Programs] Brent Dellinger international yo-yo champion does freestyle routines and demonstrates beginning yo-yo tricks for children aged 3 and up. Don’t miss the finale!.Marvin Auditorium Doors open 15 min. prior to performance.

  • Sneak, Peek and Read [18-24 mos]

    Wednesday, July 23 | 10:30 am-11 am | Lingo Story Room

    [Kids Programs] Bubbles and books, wiggles and songs! Early literacy exercises for toddlers and adults to enjoy together. Registration required. Call 580-4565.

  • Yo-Yo Champ Brent Dellinger

    Wednesday, July 23 | 11 am-12 pm | Marvin Auditorium (101ABC)

    [Kids Programs] Brent Dellinger international yo-yo champion does freestyle routines and demonstrates beginning yo-yo tricks for children aged 3 and up. Don’t miss the finale!Marvin Auditorium Doors open 15 min. prior to performance.

  • Write-a-palooza [8-12 yrs]

    Wednesday, July 23 | 1 pm-2 pm | Homework Center

    [Kids Programs] Creativity is in you screaming to get out. Grab a pencil and let it spill into words and pictures. Register on May 19 beginning at 9 AM for this 9-week program for aspiring authors and illustrators. Call 580-4565. Participate for at least 7 weeks and take home your final copy in book form.

  • Write-a-palooza [8-12 yrs]

    Wednesday, July 23 | 3 pm-4 pm | Homework Center

    [Kids Programs] Creativity is in you screaming to get out. Grab a pencil and let it spill into words and pictures. Register on May 19 beginning at 9 AM for this 9-week program for aspiring authors and illustrators. Call 580-4565. Participate for at least 7 weeks and take home your final copy in book form.

  • Facebook for Beginners

    Wednesday, July 23 | 4 pm-5:30 pm

    [Computer Training] Sign up for a Facebook account and learn the basics of this popular social networking site. Be sure to bring your email address and password. If you already have an account, please bring your Facebook password. Registration required. Call 580-4606 or email class@tscpl.org. Rice Phone: 251-2976

  • Sneak, Peek and Read [18-24 mos]

    Wednesday, July 23 | 6:30 pm-7 pm | Lingo Story Room

    [Kids Programs] Bubbles and books, wiggles and songs! Early literacy exercises for toddlers and adults to enjoy together. Registration required. Call 580-4565.

  • Yo-Yo Champ Brent Dellinger

    Wednesday, July 23 | 6:30 pm-7:30 pm | Marvin Auditorium (101ABC)

    [Kids Programs] Brent Dellinger international yo-yo champion does freestyle routines and demonstrates beginning yo-yo tricks for children aged 3 and up. Don’t miss the finale!Marvin Auditorium Doors open 15 min. prior to performance.

  • SBA Business Seminar

    Thursday, July 24 | 8 am-4 pm | Anton Room

    [Business Programs]

  • Baby Bookworms [0-18 months]

    Thursday, July 24 | 9:30 am-10 am | Lingo Story Room

    [Kids Programs] Introduce your baby to the wonderful world of books through songs, stories, bounces and more!

  • Stories & Crafts

    Thursday, July 24 | 10 am-11 am | Marvin Auditorium (101AB)

    [Kids Programs]

  • Readapalooza [ages 6-12]

    Thursday, July 24 | 10 am-11 am | Marvin Auditorium (101C)

    [Kids Programs]

  • Baby Bookworms [0-18 months]

    Thursday, July 24 | 10:30 am-11 am | Lingo Story Room

    [Kids Programs] Introduce your baby to the wonderful world of books through songs, stories, bounces and more!

  • Baby Bookworms [0-18 months]

    Thursday, July 24 | 1 pm-1:30 pm | Lingo Story Room

    [Kids Programs] Introduce your baby to the wonderful world of books through songs, stories, bounces and more!

  • Excel: Lists

    Thursday, July 24 | 1 pm-2:30 pm | Computer Training Center

    [Computer Training] Familiarity with basic Excel is required for this class. Create field names, sort lists, and link worksheets. Learn to create lists that can be used in our Word Mail Merge & Mailing Lists class. Registration required. Call 785-580-4606 or e-mail class@tscpl.org.

  • Chess Club [11-18 yrs]

    Thursday, July 24 | 3:30 pm-4:30 pm

    [Teen Programs] [11-18 years]Do you like to win? When you play chess, your chances of winning are 50/50! So join us for the fun and strategy of chess. If you haven’t played before, we’ll teach you and give you tips on how to win.

  • Baby Bookworms [0-18 months]

    Thursday, July 24 | 5:30 pm-6 pm | Lingo Story Room

    [Kids Programs] Introduce your baby to the wonderful world of books through songs, stories, bounces and more!

  • Word: Graphics

    Thursday, July 24 | 7 pm-8:30 pm | Computer Training Center

    [Computer Training] Learn to use advanced graphics features such as WordArt, watermarks, templates, shapes and fill, text boxes and more. Registration required. Call 785-580-4606 or e-mail class@tscpl.org.

  • Topeka Genealogical Society

    Thursday, July 24 | 7 pm-8:45 pm | Marvin Auditorium (101B)

    [Adult Programs] Whether you are just starting to put together your family tree or a seasoned researcher, this program is for you. Enjoy this fact-filled session that could help you complete your family story.

  • Windows 8 for Beginners

    Friday, July 25 | 9:30 am-11 am | Computer Training Center

    [Computer Training] Registration required. Learn about tiles, the charms bar, and other new features in Windows 8. Use Windows accessories including the calculator and WordPad. Registration required. Learn about tiles, the charms bar and other new features in Windows 8. Use Windows accessories including the calculator and WordPad.

  • Friday Flicks: The Lorax

    Friday, July 25 | 2 pm-4 pm | The Edge - Teen Room

    [Movie Programs] It’s showtime - and laughs- for the whole family. Closed captioning will be provided. Movie title subject to change.

  • Sing, Dance & Read [2-5 years]

    Saturday, July 26 | 10 am-10:30 am

    [Kids Programs] Shake off your sleepiness with some fun songs and crazy dancin’ with Kyler. Occasional surprises and guests! Grab some breakfast in the Millennium Café before showtime.

  • Bag Day Book Sale

    Saturday, July 26 | 10 am-4 pm | Marvin Auditorium (101ABC)

    [Adult Programs] All the books you can stuff into a brown grocery bag (purchased at the door for $5.00 each) are yours. There will be books of all topics to cruise through. This book sale event will be a true scavenger hunt. Don’t miss it! For information call 785-580-4444.

  • R.E.A.D. Dogs

    Sunday, July 27 | 2 pm-3 pm

    [Kids Programs] Dogs are man’s best friend, but a child’s best listener. Grab your favorite book and read to the Reading Education Assistance Dogs. They are registered therapy animals that volunteer at the library with their owners.

  • So Many Books, So Little Time

    Sunday, July 27 | 2:30 pm-5 pm | Menninger Room

    [Book Programs]

  • Parents as Teachers @ Monday Market

    Monday, July 28 | 8 am-11:30 am

    [Adult Programs] Our outdoor market features fresh, locally grown, high-quality produce, cut flowers, bedding plants, herbs, honey baked goods and farm fresh eggs. Kids can make a different craft at the library booth each week. Closed Labor DayParking Lot, 10th and Washburnthrough Oct 6

  • Monday Farmers Market

    Monday, July 28 | 8 am-11:30 am

    [Adult Programs] Our outdoor market features fresh, locally grown, high-quality produce, cut flowers, bedding plants, herbs, honey baked goods and farm fresh eggs. Kids can make a different craft at the library booth each week. Closed Labor DayParking Lot, 10th and Washburnthrough Oct 6

  • Kids Craft at Monday Farmers Market

    Monday, July 28 | 8 am-11:30 am

    [Kids Programs] Our outdoor market features fresh, locally grown, high-quality produce, cut flowers, bedding plants, herbs, honey baked goods and farm fresh eggs. Kids can make a different craft at the library booth each week. Closed Labor DayParking Lot, 10th and Washburnthrough Oct 6

  • Write-a-palooza [8-12 yrs]

    Monday, July 28 | 10 am-11 am | Homework Center

    [Kids Programs] Creativity is in you screaming to get out. Grab a pencil and let it spill into words and pictures. Register on May 19 beginning at 9 AM for this 9-week program for aspiring authors and illustrators. Call 580-4565. Participate for at least 7 weeks and take home your final copy in book form.

  • Write-a-palooza [8-12 yrs]

    Monday, July 28 | 1 pm-2 pm | Homework Center

    [Kids Programs] Creativity is in you screaming to get out. Grab a pencil and let it spill into words and pictures. Register on May 19 beginning at 9 AM for this 9-week program for aspiring authors and illustrators. Call 580-4565. Participate for at least 7 weeks and take home your final copy in book form.

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