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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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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Watch Heartland Visioning’s Music Video!

Heartland Visioning just made a music video with Philip (Brail) Watson, who has performed at the library in the past! Here’s more information from Heartland Visioning: “Working with Downtown Topeka Inc. we contracted with Philip (Brail) Watson to produce the music and Dave Uhler of Berkeley Square Media Inc. to produce the full video and […]

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Retirement by Design

Join Cassi Nelson, Edward Jones Financial Advisor, as she gives tips and strategies to design the retirement you want.

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Why libraries matter in the age of Google

How your library is staying relevant in the digital age.

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Dreaming in Hi-Crest

The Dream Center is aptly named.
People from the Hi-Crest neighborhood go there to pursue their dreams for a better future.

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