Tour for National Library of Korea

Tuesday, June 20, 2017 | 0-10:30 a.m. Adults

Toddler Time 2

Tuesday, June 20, 2017 | 9:30-10 a.m. or 10:30-11 a.m. or 6:30-7 p.m. | Lingo Story Room Kids

Share stories, songs and crafts with your older toddler. This 6-week program transitions children from lap-sitting to independent story times. Registration for classes on Tuesdays from 6/6-7/18 begins 9 a.m. Tues. May 23. Register at 24-36 months Registration begins Tuesday, May 23.

Stories & Crafts

Tuesday, June 20, 2017 | 10-11 a.m. | Marvin Auditorium 101AB Kids

Stories, songs and activities that encourage a love of reading and help develop early literacy skills. Each session counts for 30 minutes toward your Summerfest reading goal. 3-5 years

Readapalooza: Twenty One Elephants

Tuesday, June 20, 2017 | 10-11 a.m. | Marvin Auditorium 101C Kids

Read, build and discover with inspiring and exciting stories followed by crafts and activities. Each session counts for 30 minutes toward your Summerfest reading goal, with different stories and activities every time. How will you build a better world? [6-12 years]

Summer Lunch for Children

Tuesday, June 20, 2017 | 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. | David J's Place Kids

Join us for lunch Monday-Friday from 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. in David J's where children of ages from birth-18 can eat for free. This program is sponsored by Harvesters, with meals provided by the Millennium Cafe. Birth-18 years

Internet Introduction

Tuesday, June 20, 2017 | 1-2:30 p.m. | Computer Training Center Computer

Learn basic internet functions and visit a variety of sites for information and entertainment. Register at

Grow the Garden: Art Installation

Tuesday, June 20, 2017 | 1-2:30 p.m. | Alice C. Sabatini Gallery Art

Kids will work with an artist to create a garden installation in the gallery. Each week there will be different sculptures to build and add such as native flowers, birds, and insects. Try different techniques and materials as we build together. 8-12 years

Computer & Gadget Help

Tuesday, June 20, 2017 | 3-4:30 p.m. | Computer Training Center Computer

A dedicated time to focus on your technology questions. Bring your laptop, tablet or other device. Practice new computer skills or learn to use the library catalog while trainers are available. Describe the help you need when you register at

Truthfulness: How the Topeka Capital-Journal Focuses on Facts

Tuesday, June 20, 2017 | 7-8 p.m. | Marvin Auditorium 101BC Adults

As part of the Topeka City of Character’s challenge to have real conversations about character, publisher Zach Ahrens will lead the foray into the newspaper process, including how editorial and advertising are divorced from newsroom operations, and how individual reporters take on the challenge to truthfully report the news.

2Book Topeka: The House of the Scorpion

Tuesday, June 20, 2017 | 7-8:45 p.m. | Marvin Auditorium 101A Books

Join us for the first of three 2Book Topeka discussions. This time we will share our insights of the book The House of the Scorpion. On July 6 we will discuss The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks and on July 23 we'll compare the two books. adults