Come meet the author on Sunday, August 21, 2-3pm in the Topeka Room (204). You will hear about these adventures and find out more about how to become a published author. The memoir “It’s Within” tells the story of one Brown County, Kansas girl and her family during and after the great depression. The 5th [...]
On the Shelf: Take Me Out to the Ballgame
Friday Aug 5 from 10:00 am – 2:00 pm our customers helped create the banners for NOTO. “The library was a terrific venue. We were able to finish 2 original silks,” said Carol Bradbury, project coordinator.
Kansas Congresswoman Lynn Jenkins will hold a second annual Jobs Fair on Thursday, September 1st, 2011, from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m in the Agricultural Hall at the Expocentre, 17th and Topeka Blvd. The jobs fair is free, open to the public, and open to any business that is currently seeking employees. Congresswoman Jenkins is [...]
More than 30 authors will participate in the Kansas Book Festival which will promote literacy and encourage a life-long love of reading for Kansans of all ages. It is free and open to the public from 9 am – 4 pm on September 24th.
Prohibition conjures many images from speakeasies to mobsters, and the history of this movement is anything but simple. From the beginning this country has had a close relationship with alcohol, even more so then today. So it is surprising that what began as a small grass roots movement
Presley dies at age 42 “MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Elvis Presley, the Mississippi boy whose rock ‘n’ roll guitar and gyrating hips changed American musical styles, died Tuesday afternoon of heart failure.” So began the story on the front page of the Wednesday August 17, 1977 Topeka Daily Capital. Elvis Presley made headlines for over [...]