Crazy Sock Creatures

Thursday, February 23, 2017 | 9-10:30 a.m. | Shawnee North Community Center – 300 NE 43rd St. Adults

Learn a new art/craft technique each month! This month we will make Crazy Sock Creatures. Materials provided. Registration required. To register, call the Shawnee North Community Center, 785-286-0676.

Baby Bookworms

Thursday, February 23, 2017 | 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]

Preschool Storytime

Thursday, February 23, 2017 | 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]

Google It!

Thursday, February 23, 2017 | 1-2:30 p.m. | Computer Training Center Computer

Learn to use this most-visited site on the web. Search for information and images on the internet. See your house with Google Maps. Learn about even more Google apps and features. Register online at

Africa's Great Civilizations Screening and Panel Discussion

Thursday, February 23, 2017 | 5-6:30 p.m. | Washburn University Henderson Hall Room 112 Adults

The "Africa's Great Civilizations" screening and panel discussion. Panelists include: Semakaleng Smarts, Presidential Ambassador for International Students, Botswana. Kelvin Keter, WU Student, Kenya. Benis Mungang, WU Student, Congo. Sherri Camp, Genealogy Librarian, Topeka Public Library.

Facebook for Beginners

Thursday, February 23, 2017 | 5:30-7 p.m. | Computer Training Center Computer

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. Register online at

txt me: Haiku and Art

Thursday, February 23, 2017 | 7-8 p.m. | Marvin Auditorium 101B Art

Engage both sides of your creative brain to create art using words. Learn to write haiku, then use fun, spontaneous art techniques to turn your words into an original piece of art!

Lawbreakers for the Common Good

Thursday, February 23, 2017 | 7-8:30 p.m. | Marvin Auditorium 101C Adults

A program to explore history and your family’s role in it. Anne Hawkins, historian and teacher at Washburn University, will discuss little-known operatives who risked their lives helping guide enslaved people to freedom on the Underground Railroad in Kansas. Hosted by the Topeka Genealogical Society.

Email for Beginners

Friday, February 24, 2017 | 1-2:30 p.m. | Computer Training Center Computer

Learn to log into an account and to open, delete, reply to and forward email messages. Register online at

Wild Western Winds: Rango

Friday, February 24, 2017 | 6:30-9 p.m. | Marvin Auditorium 101BC Movies

A pet chameleon named Rango finds himself stranded in the desert town of Dirt, desperate for a sheriff and a solution to their drought. 2011 | 107 min | Rated PG