For those who have been reading and re-reading Zane Grey, Ernest Haycox, Max Brand, Luke Short, Will Henry, and of course, Louis L’Amour, here is a list of other Western novels to explore. Some are more traditional, some have a strong element of romance, and some combine fantasy with the Western theme. Camp Ford by Johnny Boggs […]
Staff Picks: ‘Tis the Season
Join Dave and Nate as the discuss the book, “Sum it Up: 1,098 Victories, a Couple of Irrelevant Losses, and a Life in Perspective” by Pat Summitt, the winningest Division I basketball coach in history.
(Or not the king, but a prince, of fruit) Let me pose to you a theory I recently overheard, a conversation in which the jackfruit was being called “the new kale”. I remember earlier this year that the entertainment umbrella E! announced that the jackfruit was the hot new vegetable of 2013. Being called […]
Be part of the library’s first community video! As part of the festivities surrounding the 50th anniversary of the Doctor Who franchise, the Topeka and Shawnee County Library is asking members of the community to help create a Doctor Who inspired spoof entitled, Don’t Blink in the Library! Get started with instructions inside this post.
A billionaire’s plane disappeared in the Sierra Nevada Mountains until a chance discovery several months later by Tommy and his coworker while they were fixing trails. Tommy’s only concern was reporting the plane to the sheriff, but his coworker saw a way to make some money and somehow dragged Tommy into his scheme. Unfortunately, the billionaire not only had money but big problems…
If you’re thinking about planning a new home but don’t know where to start, look no further than the home neighborhood here at the library. We have a wide variety of different designs and styles to choose from: cottage, ranch, lakeside/waterfront, cabins, vacation homes, retirement homes, energy-efficient, summer homes and many more. If budget is […]