Many of us are anxious to get a look at the 1940 Census. The release date is set April 2, 2012. You can get a preview at NARA’s website now. They have copies of the blank 1940 forms, information about what’s different, and instructional videos. You can access previous census records now and will be […]
Staff Picks: ‘Tis the Season
No Couch Potatoes Needed [11–18 years] Physical Therapist Natalie Sykes leads you in stress relieving aerobics, martial arts or meditative exercises. Learn to make healthy snacks at each program. ■ The Edge Thu Dec 8, 22 3:30–4:30 pm Save Your Self [12–18 years] Get inspired, educated and empowered at this series of monthly guest speakers. […]
Take books with you wherever you go, courtesy of the Topeka and Shawnee County Public Library. New and popular ebooks and digital audiobooks are available for your smart phone or ereader right now, free from your library! The library offers ebooks and audiobooks via the OverDrive ebook service. Try it here. For future reference, the […]
9:04 a.m., December 6, 1917, Halifax, Nova Scotia: clocks would stop; glass would shatter; thousands would be homeless; bodies – smashed, burned, bloodied – would stack up; a city would never be the same.
Danny Lichtenauer from Westar Energy will be at the library December 13 at 7:00 pm with helpful tips on managing household energy use.
The National Book Award is an American literary prize given to writers by writers and administered by the National Book Foundation, a nonprofit organization. There are prizes awarded in the categories fiction, non-fiction, poetry, and young people’s literature. See all the winners here. The winner of the Young People’s Literature award is: Inside Out & […]