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  • Library Ebooks for Nook Tablets

    Thursday, January 29 | 1:30 pm-3 pm | Computer Training Center

    [Computer Training] Bring in your Nook tablet and library card and learn how to get free Ebooks anytime! Email and app store login required.

  • Homework Center

    Thursday, January 29 | 4 pm-8 pm | Homework Center

    [Kids Programs] [5-18 years] Homework coaches help children with questions and assignments.

  • Baby Bookworms

    Thursday, January 29 | 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! Birth - 18 months

  • PowerPoint

    Thursday, January 29 | 7 pm-8:30 pm | Computer Training Center

    [Computer Training] Beginners create a dynamic presentation from start to finish. Learn to insert slides, add text, graphics, transitions and animations. Registration required. Call 785-580-4606 or e-mail class@tscpl.org.

  • Kansas Day Reader's Theater: The Underground Railroad

    Thursday, January 29 | 7 pm-8:30 pm | Marvin Auditorium (101BC)

    [Adult Programs]

  • Community Blood Drive

    Friday, January 30 | 9 am-2 pm | Marvin Auditorium (101ABC)

    [Adult Programs]

  • Email for Beginners

    Friday, January 30 | 1 pm-2:30 pm | Computer Training Center

    [Computer Training] Learn to log into an account and to open, delete, reply to, and forward email messages. Registration required. Call 785-580-4606 or email class@tscpl.org

  • Trivia Night @ your library®

    Friday, January 30 | 6:30 pm-9 pm | Marvin Auditorium (101ABC)

    [Adult Programs]

  • Read with a Ranger

    Saturday, January 31 | 10 am-10:30 am

    [Kids Programs]

  • Community Novel Organizational Meeting

    Saturday, January 31 | 12 pm-2 pm | Marvin Auditorium (101BC)

    [Adult Programs]

  • Kansas vs. Kansas State

    Saturday, January 31 | 12:30 pm-3:30 pm | The Edge - Teen Room

    [Adult Programs]

  • Trivia Afternoon @your library®

    Saturday, January 31 | 3 pm-5:30 pm | Marvin Auditorium (101BC)

    [Adult Programs]

  • R.E.A.D.

    Sunday, February 1 | 2 pm-3 pm

    [Kids Programs] Dogs are man's best friends, 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.

  • Homework Center

    Sunday, February 1 | 2 pm-6 pm | Homework Center

    [Kids Programs] [5-18 years] Homework coaches help children with questions and assignments.

  • True Grit- Tallgrass Express String Band

    Sunday, February 1 | 3 pm-4 pm | Marvin Auditorium (101ABC)

    [Adult Programs] The Big Read Celebration of True Grit opens with the Tallgrass Express String Band, pride of the Flint Hills. Annie and her band will lead you on a wild musical chase through the Old West.

  • Medicare Monday

    Monday, February 2 | 1 pm-3 pm | Menninger Room

    [Adult Programs] Senior Health Insurance Counseling for Kansas (SHICK) helps you navigate the complex web of Medicare. Repeated on the first Monday of each month.

  • Double Dueling: Yugioh and Magic the Gathering

    Monday, February 2 | 4 pm-6 pm | The Edge - Teen Room

    [Teen Programs] Bring your cards and prepare for fierce battle with other Yu-Gi-Oh! and Magic the Gathering players.

  • True Grit: Make Your Own Mustache

    Monday, February 2 | 4 pm-5 pm | Tweens Area

    [Kids Programs] [8-12 years]Join the big, hairy, kick-off celebration for the Kids Big Read selection, Fake Mustache by Tom Angleberger. It's a hilarious salute to soup strainers and snot mops to get you ready for International Fake Mustache Day on February 3rd and send you home with a cookie duster of your very own.

  • Toddler Time 2 [24-36 months] Preregistration Required

    Tuesday, February 3 | 9:30 am-10 am | Lingo Story Room

    [Kids Programs] Share stories, songs and crafts with your toddler. This six-week program transitions children from lapsitting to independent storytimes. Registration for the next program [January 21-February 25] begins 9am, Tuesday, January 7. Call 580-4565. Share stories, songs and crafts with your older toddler. This six-week program transitions children from lapsitting to independent storytimes. Registration for the next program session begins 9 am January 6. Call 580-4565.

  • Preschool Storytime [3-5 years]

    Tuesday, February 3 | 10 am-10:30 am

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

  • Toddler Time 2 [24-36 months] Preregistration Required

    Tuesday, February 3 | 10:30 am-11 am | Lingo Story Room

    [Kids Programs] Share stories, songs and crafts with your toddler. This six-week program transitions children from lapsitting to independent storytimes. Registration for the next program [January 21-February 25] begins 9am, Tuesday, January 7. Call 580-4565.

  • Tuesday Topics- Bridges & Road Work

    Tuesday, February 3 | 11:30 am-2 pm | Marvin Auditorium (101BC)

    [Adult Programs] Hear from Tom Vlach, director of Public Works/County Engineer, about bridges and road work using the half-cent sales tax. RSVP for lunch at 235-8452 by Jan. 27. Sponsored by the League of Women Voters of Topeka-Shawnee County.

  • Computer & Gadget Help

    Tuesday, February 3 | 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.

  • tWiin xGaming

    Tuesday, February 3 | 4 pm-5 pm | Tweens Area

    [Kids Programs] [8-12 years]Come hang out and play awesome games on the Wii or Xbox. 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).

  • Homework Center

    Tuesday, February 3 | 4 pm-8 pm | Homework Center

    [Kids Programs] [5-18 years] Homework coaches help children with questions and assignments.

  • Tax Preparation Assistance

    Tuesday, February 3 | 6 pm-8:30 pm | Marvin Auditorium (101A)

    [Adult Programs]

  • Toddler Time 2 [24-36 months] Preregistration Required

    Tuesday, February 3 | 6:30 pm-7 pm | Lingo Story Room

    [Kids Programs] Share stories, songs and crafts with your toddler. This six-week program transitions children from lapsitting to independent storytimes. Registration for the next program [January 21-February 25] begins 9am, Tuesday, January 7. Call 580-4565.

  • International Film Series: Wadjda

    Tuesday, February 3 | 6:30 pm-8:45 pm | Marvin Auditorium (101C)

    [Movie Programs] A 10 yr. old girl living in a conservative world determined to fight for her dreams. Part of the international film series.© Sony | Saudi Arabia | 2012 | Rated PG | 97 minutes

  • Excel: Lists

    Tuesday, February 3 | 7 pm-8:30 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.

  • PostPublic Article Club

    Tuesday, February 3 | 7 pm-8:30 pm

    [Book Programs] “Bite-size discourse in the Capital City”A public group to discuss interesting articles.Each month a “curator” is chosen to select an article for next month’s discussion. Additional articles of interest can be discussed in an unregulated bonanza at the end of the event. Email abonnett@tscpl.org.

  • Toddler Time 1 [12-24 months]

    Wednesday, February 4 | 9:30 am-10 am | Lingo Story Room

    [Kids Programs] Bubbles and books, wiggles and songs! Early literacy fun for toddlers and adults to enjoy together.

  • Preschool Storytime [3-5 years]

    Wednesday, February 4 | 10 am-10:30 am

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

  • Toddler Time 1 [12-24 months]

    Wednesday, February 4 | 10:30 am-11 am | Lingo Story Room

    [Kids Programs] Bubbles and books, wiggles and songs! Early literacy fun for toddlers and adults to enjoy together.

  • Beginning Embroidery

    Wednesday, February 4 | 1 pm-2:30 pm

    [Community Center Event] Embroidery can be used to embellish fabric items or to create original art. It can be as traditional or modern as you choose! Learn several basic embroidery stitches, and get help planning your embroidery project. Registration required. Limit 15. Call 862-1630

  • Word I: Introduction

    Wednesday, February 4 | 1 pm-2:30 pm | Computer Training Center

    [Computer Training] Get started with the basics of Microsoft Word. Learn to use fonts, spell check and some basic editing techniques. Registration required. Call 785-580-4606 or email class@tscpl.org

  • Art and You

    Wednesday, February 4 | 4 pm-5 pm

    [Community Center Event] Art classes for 10-16 yr olds offer hands-on art experiences including multi-level instruction and discussion of related artworks. Call 251-2953

  • 4-H in the Library

    Wednesday, February 4 | 4 pm-5 pm

    [Kids Programs] Have fun creating a variety of crafts and projects with Shawnee County 4-H as they bring youth and adults together to learn everyday skills.

  • Homework Center

    Wednesday, February 4 | 4 pm-8 pm | Homework Center

    [Kids Programs] [5-18 years] Homework coaches help children with questions and assignments.

  • How to Start a Business

    Wednesday, February 4 | 6 pm-8:30 pm | Menninger Room

    [Business Programs] Learn about business legal structure, writing a business plan, knowing your competition and what to expect from being your own boss. Presented by the Washburn Small Business Development Center.

  • Toddler Time 1 [12-24 months]

    Wednesday, February 4 | 6:30 pm-7 pm | Lingo Story Room

    [Kids Programs] Bubbles and books, wiggles and songs! Early literacy fun for toddlers and adults to enjoy together.

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