Events

Altered Books Techniques

Thursday, February 22, 2018 | 9-10:30 a.m. | Shawnee North Community Center – 300 NE 43rd St. Art

Altering an unwanted book allows you to express your creativity and recycle at the same time! Hands-on demonstrations and materials provided. To register, call the Shawnee North Community Center at 785-287-0676. Adults

African Americans in Topeka: A Plan to Prosper

Thursday, February 22, 2018 | 6-7:30 p.m. | Alice C. Sabatini Gallery Art

Local Historian Donna Rae Pearson will present a brief overview of how Blacks came to Topeka before the city was even created. She will highlight the many positive ways Blacks built and shaped Topeka.

Curate This!

Monday, February 26, 2018 Art

Teen curating program. 15-18

Meet with the Builders: African-American Builders of Topeka

Thursday, March 1, 2018 | 6-7:30 p.m. | Alice C. Sabatini Gallery Art

Join us in the Gallery for an evening with some of our Builders. Listen as they share their stories.

Curate This!

Monday, March 5, 2018 Art

Teen curating program. 15-18

Paper Quilting

Wednesday, March 7, 2018 | 1-2:30 p.m. | Crestview Community Center – 4801 SW Shunga Dr. Art

This workshop will be mash-up of quilting and collage. Using paper, thread and found objects create beautiful designs suitable for framing. Or you can work on a smaller scale to create note cards. Materials provided. To register call the Crestview Community Center 785-251-2960. Adults

Find your own Builder’s Story: Genealogy

Thursday, March 8, 2018 | 6-7:30 p.m. | Alice C. Sabatini Gallery Art

Find your own Builder's Story. Learn how genealogy can help you find and tell your family's stories.

Curate This!

Monday, March 12, 2018 Art

Teen curating program. 15-18

Art in Common

Wednesday, March 14, 2018 | 2-3:30 p.m. | Lingo Story Room Art

Nurture your creative spirit through discussion, exploration and hands-on art making. Discover new art media and techniques while connecting with others. Find inspiration and resources in our community, gallery, library and online. Register at tscpl.org/register. Adults

In the Studio: Book artists at work

Friday, March 23, 2018 | Alice C. Sabatini Gallery Art

Visit the studios of various book artists and learn how they create these wonderful works of art. This exhibit features work from the Library's book arts collection and will run from March 23 - May 6.