Oct/Nov Library News – What’s Happening at Your Library

In this edition of Library News, get your invitation to the grand opening of the Kids Library and find out when you can meet Eric Litwin, award-winning musician, teacher and author of the popular Pete the Cat books.

Your library card is your entertainment passport. Tune into TV shows and watch movies on your computer or online for free using your library card. A new service called Hoopla provides you with entertainment to enjoy wherever you go. Read more about what titles and formats you’ll find on Hoopla.

Learn how library books inspired a man to build a birdie condo. Cary Rowlett visited the library for credible facts on how to construct birdhouses. We were thrilled when he brought his completed birdhouse back in. See it on page 3.

Use the library for holiday meal ideas. Page 4 offers a selection of holiday cookbooks that will keep “mmmm, mmmm, mmmm” coming from your family’s mouths.

The Topeka Room (second floor) has more than 170,000 obituaries indexed from Topeka newspapers from 1906 to present and is available 24/7 online. Read it about it on page 6 or tap into the online obituary index here.

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A public relations professional, editor and writer, Lisa shares the library story in her blog posts, in the bimonthly Library News, and media interviews. A self-described social media and news nut, Lisa harnesses that passion to raise awareness and understanding of the library's vital role in this community.