Sunday Afternoon with Kansas Author Justin Marable

Have a prairie adventure with Noco, a young prairie dog who travels across Kansas with her Papa.  Topeka artist and author Justin Marable wrote and illustrated this story highlighting scenic views and memorable places from around Kansas.  This talk will be in the Marvin Auditorium, Room B at the Topeka & Shawnee County Public Library on Sunday, July 17, 2-3pm and will focus on the process of writing and illustrating a children’s book and discuss the inspiration for the book. 

 A book signing will follow the author talk.  For more information please call the Topeka Room at 785-580-4510.

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.