Sunday Afternoon with Kansas Author Elizabeth Ann Brook

It's Within: A Memoir by Elizabeth Ann Brook

Come meet the author on Sunday, August 21, 2-3pm in the Topeka Room (204).  You will hear about these adventures and find out more about how to become a published author.

The memoir “It’s Within” tells the story of one Brown County, Kansas girl and her family during and after the great depression.  The 5th of 12 children, Elizabeth, known as Betty, recounts stories about adventures and situations encountered by her and her siblings while growing up in Brown County, KS. 

Books available for purchase and signing following the author talk.  For more information please call the Topeka Room at 785-580-4510.

The Topeka Room houses a collection of books written by Kansas authors and about people, places, things and events which happened in Topeka, Shawnee County, and Kansas.  To be considered for inclusion in our Sunday Afternoons with Kansas Authors Series, please read, fill in, and submit the information form.

Charity Rouse

Charity is a Public Service Specialist working with genealogy and local history reference in the Topeka Room/Genealogy. Her start at TSCPL came as a genealogy researcher soon after the Baker Genealogy Center opened in November 2007. In early 2009, she became a Genealogy volunteer and in May 2010 she came to work at TSCPL. She earned her Master of Library Science degree from Emporia State University in December 2011. One of her favorite times of year is when the Topeka Room is decked out for the holidays.