Monday Farmers Market at Your Library

Monday, July 24, 2017 | 7-11:30 a.m. | Parking Lot Adults

Shop high-quality, locally grown produce, farm fresh eggs and fresh-cut flowers. Make a free fun kid's craft at the library booth.

Adult Coloring

Monday, July 24, 2017 | 12:30-2 p.m. | Marvin Auditorium 101C Adults

Enjoy a relaxing afternoon coloring, being creative and socializing with others. Pages will be provided. Part of the Senior Life series of programs.

Legal Issues for Alzheimer’s

Monday, July 24, 2017 | 5:30-7 p.m. | Marvin Auditorium 101B Adults

The Legal Issues program explores the legal needs of a person with Alzheimer's or other dementia diseases. Durable powers of attorney, guardianship, conservatorship, patient rights and division of assets will be covered. Presented by Emily A. Donaldson, Certified Elder Law Attorney.

Picture This Photography Club

Monday, July 24, 2017 | 5:30-6:30 p.m. | Contact Meg at or follow us on Facebook Adults

Whether you use your phone, a point-and-shoot, or an expensive camera, join us at a different location on the fourth Monday of each month to take pictures. Contact Meg at or follow Picture This Photography Club on Facebook.

History Day Workshop Beginners

Tuesday, July 25, 2017 | 0-0 a.m. Adults

Pop Bottle Bird Houses

Thursday, July 27, 2017 | 9-10:30 a.m. | Shawnee North Community Center – 300 NE 43rd St. Adults

We will make birdhouses from 2-liter pop bottles. Your birds (and the landfill) will thank you. All supplies provided. To register call Shawnee North at 785-286-0676

The History of Shawnee County Parks  

Thursday, July 27, 2017 | 7-8:30 p.m. | Marvin Auditorium 101C Adults

Whether you are interested in history or your family’s role in it, this program hosted by the Topeka Genealogical Society is for you. Bill Riphahn, historian for the Shawnee County Parks and Recreation Department will share his love of Topeka’s parks and their development using old photographs and stories.

Pop-Up: The Mindfulness Project

Friday, July 28, 2017 | 11-11:30 a.m. | Atrium Adults

Exploring how we can focus on being in the here and now through meditation and journaling to promote wellness. Highlighting tips from the book I am here now: A creative mindfulness guide and journal by Alexandra Frey and Autumn Totton.

Trivia Night @ Your Library

Friday, July 28, 2017 | 6:30-9 p.m. | Marvin Auditorium Adults

Enter as a team of 5-8 friends, coworkers or family members working together to answer 100 questions from 10 categories. Prizes will be awarded to the top trivia teams! Doors open at 6 p.m. The Millennium Café will be open until 6:30 p.m. Registration begins June 1 at Registration begins Thursday, June 1.

Book Publishing: Technical Aspects

Saturday, July 29, 2017 | Noon-2 p.m. | Marvin Auditorium 101C Adults

Self-publishing writers learn how to improve their products – their books! Discuss publishing and formatting examples with a panel of technical services librarians who will answer questions about common features and elements for books in particular genres. Submit questions to