If you like the dark humor and crime writing of Carl Hiaasen or Elmore Leonard, this new madcap mystery from Eoin Colfer is sure to please!
On the Shelf: Take Me Out to the Ballgame
You’ve all seen (or at least heard of) Dove’s “Real Beauty” campaign, right? Well, there’s another campaign targeting real people – this one emphasizes what’s on the inside – and it’s giving Topekans a chance to appear on TV. The tour, sponsored by Mutual of Omaha, is setting out to capture Americans’ “aha” moments for [...]
With the release of Wilson’s penultimate Repairman Jack novel, the series is coming to an end. However, there are many novels and series that can occupy your time once Repairman Jack has performed his last “fix.” Check out these titles and authors to help you fill the void. The Cabinet of Curiosities by Douglas Preston [...]
Kansas has many wonders, and Kansas author and explorer Marci Penner has seen them all. Hear about her 8 Wonders of Kansas project Aug. 23 at 7pm.
Dennis, from the Topeka Zoo, brought a variety of snakes and reptiles to the August Zoo Animals Live. The Blue Tongue Skink is one of 300 reptiles that live in Australia. They do have a blue tongue that they use to discourage predators. Also, from Australia, Dennis brought a Bearded Dragon. They have adapted well [...]
We have had several Saturday morning make & take crafts programs in 2011. Lots of themes were covered from bugs to pizza. Read more for links to all the handouts for these programs.