Library News

Keep informed about library happenings and read feature stories of human interest. Information about activities, services and library materials that you, the library customer, care about, but the media might not.

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Catalog upgrade

We’re getting a catalog upgrade soon.

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Make-It @ the library

Woe to the lost lens cap, the single broken drawer handle on the eight-drawer dresser. Despair not! The library has your back.

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National Library Week: Libraries Transform

This year’s National Library Week campaign is “Libraries Transform,” and this is your chance to share your library story with us.

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Look what’s growing

Everything’s coming up roses at the library this spring.

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What it means to be book-obsessed

In the February-March edition of Library News, we recruited some of our heaviest Hoopla and OverDrive users to reveal what it’s like to be obsessed.

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Meet your librarian at 712

Embedded librarians set up shop at downtown makerspace, 712 Innovations.

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Bookmobile Maintenance Week Begins December 14

The bookmobiles will be out of service December 14–19 for scheduled maintenance. They will resume their regular schedule on Monday, December 21.

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#CheckItOut Social Media Campaign

Facebook posts by the Topeka and Shawnee County Public Library during the #CheckItOut campaign and National Library Week 2015.

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4 Star Status!

It’s time to trumpet the good news – we’ve been named a 4-star library.

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Library as life coach

The latest issue of Library News is live. And it’s a life-changer.

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Honoring our Veterans 2015, November 9th 2015

At 7 p.m. Mon. Nov. 9, Roger Aeschliman presents a talk titled, “America Won the Vietnam War.”

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Playing catch-up

We scroll through a feed, click links, refresh a page, easy as breathing. But what most people who’ve embraced the digital age tend to take for granted is that everyone knows that stuff. Not so.

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