The American Cancer Society‘s most recent estimates for breast cancer in the United States are for 2011: About 230,480 new cases of invasive breast cancer in women About 57,650 new cases of carcinoma in situ (CIS) will be found (CIS is non-invasive and is the earliest form of breast cancer). About 39,520 deaths from breast […]
Staff Picks: ‘Tis the Season
During the 1970s the last thing I was interested in was the laid-back, singer-songwriter music coming out of L.A. – The Eagles, Linda Ronstadt, Fleetwood Mac, Jackson Browne, etc. If it wasn’t sporting a leather jacket, a spiked haircut and an electric guitar, I wasn’t interested. However, as a librarian I have to be prepared […]
In celebration of its first 30 years of existence, ESPN has come out with 30 sports films, several of which have been directed by accomplished filmmakers. This is a rundown of the films in this series the library is in the process of acquiring.
Words. Resumés are full of them, and job seekers need to make every word count if they are going to stand out in this competitive job market. At a loss for words? No problem. Our WinWay Resumé program provides a variety of power words that will win over hiring managers. After meeting with Terry Miller, […]
The Topeka and Shawnee County Public Library is hoping to spark interest in filmmaking, especially among local teens, with its upcoming program “Off Screen: A Conversation with Director Kevin Willmott” Oct. 23 from 3-5pm, Marvin Auditorium. Join us as Kevin weaves film clips and other media together to tell the story of his journey from […]
Cello Virtuoso Steven Elisha will delight audience members this Sunday with the sounds of Sabastian Bach and Zoltan Kodaly – and an Elisha original composed for the Kansas Sesquicentennial. Hear Elisha’s beautiful cello music starting at 3pm.