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  • Musical Storytime for Everybody

    Friday, December 19 | 10 am-10:30 am

    [Kids Programs] Bring the whole family, daycare or preschool for some guitar pickin' music, dancing, whimsical books and great big smiles with Kyler!

  • Winter Break Blast Off

    Friday, December 19 | 1 pm-3 pm | The Edge - Teen Room

    [Kids Programs]

  • Anyone Can Cook [12-18 years]

    Friday, December 19 | 4 pm-5 pm | Lingo Story Room

    [Teen Programs] Do you love to eat? Most of us do, but can you cook? Learn to follow a recipe, plan healthy and delicious meals and snacks and explore different styles of cooking. Come see that Anyone Can Cook!

  • Book Signing: Zach Haney-The Teen CEO

    Friday, December 19 | 5:45 pm-8 pm | Marvin Auditorium (101B)

    [Book Programs]

  • Stories and Art [3-8 years]

    Saturday, December 20 | 10 am-10:30 am | Lingo Story Room

    [Kids Programs] [3-8 years]Share a story or two, encourage creativity and make memories. All you need is a fun-loving grown-up, a curious kid, “okay to get messy” shirts and smiles.

  • Silver Winds Flute Ensemble

    Saturday, December 20 | 11:30 am-12:30 pm | Rotunda

    [Music Programs]

  • Homework Center

    Sunday, December 21 | 2 pm-6 pm | Homework Center

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

  • So Many Books Discussion Group

    Sunday, December 21 | 3 pm-4:45 pm | Menninger Room

    [Book Programs]

  • Computer & Gadget Help

    Monday, December 22 | 1:30 pm-3 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.

  • Dragon Ball Z: The Video Game Tournament

    Monday, December 22 | 3:30 pm-4:30 pm | The Edge - Teen Room

    [Teen Programs] Teens will compete for 1st place in a video game tournament.

  • Homework Center

    Monday, December 22 | 4 pm-8 pm | Homework Center

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

  • Teen Writers Group

    Monday, December 22 | 7 pm-8 pm | The Edge - Teen Room

    [Teen Programs] [12-18 yrs]Find inspiration to create. Join others who share your passion as we explore poetry and prose as a way to express ourselves and explore our world.

  • Preschool Storytime [3-5 yrs]

    Tuesday, December 23 | 10 am-10:30 am

    [Kids Programs] Stories, songs and finger plays that encourage a love of reading and help develop school skills.

  • tWiin Xgaming [8-12 years]

    Tuesday, December 23 | 2 pm-3 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.)

  • Homework Center

    Tuesday, December 23 | 4 pm-8 pm | Homework Center

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

  • Sing, Dance & Read with Kyler [2-5 years]

    Saturday, December 27 | 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.

  • Homework Center

    Sunday, December 28 | 2 pm-6 pm | Homework Center

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

  • Homework Center

    Monday, December 29 | 4 pm-8 pm | Homework Center

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

  • Preschool Storytime [3-5 yrs]

    Tuesday, December 30 | 10 am-10:30 am

    [Kids Programs] Stories, songs and finger plays that encourage a love of reading and help develop school skills.

  • tWiin Xgaming [8-12 years]

    Tuesday, December 30 | 2 pm-3 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.)

  • Homework Center

    Tuesday, December 30 | 4 pm-8 pm | Homework Center

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

  • Naruto Video Game Tournament

    Friday, January 2 | 2 pm-3 pm | The Edge - Teen Room

    [Teen Programs] Teens will compete in a single-elimination video game tournament.

  • First Friday Art Walk Shuttle

    Friday, January 2 | 5:50 pm-8:35 pm

    [Art Programs]

  • Math and Science Exploration

    Saturday, January 3 | 10 am-10:30 am | Lingo Story Room

    [Kids Programs]

  • Gaming for Adults [18 and older]

    Saturday, January 3 | 2 pm-5 pm | Marvin Auditorium (101BC)

    [Adult Programs] [18 and older]If you love games and you need a new challenge, then join us on the first Saturday of each month as we play board games. Bring your own or play ours. Staff favs will be queued up on the Wii and Xbox 360.

  • Homework Center

    Sunday, January 4 | 2 pm-6 pm | Homework Center

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

  • Music for a Sunday Afternoon: Euphoria Stringband

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

    [Music Programs] The Euphoria Stringband will present a lively program of songs and tunes from Old Timey, Jug Band, Irish, Folk and Blues traditions. Featuring harmony vocals, twin fiddle, banjo, guitar, mandolin and other acoustic instruments, the band will play songs for a Sunday afternoon show guaranteed to please.

  • Frozen Party

    Monday, January 5 | 1 pm-2 pm | Tweens Area

    [Kids Programs]

  • Medicare Monday

    Monday, January 5 | 1 pm-3 pm | Menninger Room

    [Adult Programs]

  • Frozen Party

    Monday, January 5 | 1 pm-2 pm | Dinosaur Zone

    [Kids Programs]

  • Frozen Movie Sing-Along

    Monday, January 5 | 2 pm-4 pm | Marvin Auditorium (101AB)

    [Movie Programs]

  • Double Dueling: Yugioh and Magic the Gathering

    Monday, January 5 | 4 pm-6 pm | Lingo Story Room

    [Teen Programs]

  • Preschool Storytime [3-5 years]

    Tuesday, January 6 | 10 am-10:30 am

    [Kids Programs]

  • Tuesday Topics- Aquaponics

    Tuesday, January 6 | 11:30 am-2 pm | Marvin Auditorium (101BC)

    [Adult Programs] Trey George, Executive Director, Topeka Housing Authority, will speak on Aquaponics: Where fish, plants, and kids grow Aquaponics: Where fish, plants, and kids grow

  • Windows 8 for Beginners

    Tuesday, January 6 | 1 pm-2:30 pm | 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, snipping tool and WordPad.

  • Computer & Gadget Help

    Tuesday, January 6 | 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, January 6 | 4 pm-5 pm | Tweens Area

    [Kids Programs]

  • International Film Series:Trail of the Panda

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

    [Movie Programs]

  • Toddler Time 1 [12-24 months]

    Wednesday, January 7 | 9:30 am-10 am | Lingo Story Room

    [Kids Programs]

  • Preschool Storytime [3-5 years]

    Wednesday, January 7 | 10 am-10:30 am

    [Kids Programs]

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