The Topeka and Shawnee County Public Library Board of Trustees approved its 2012 budget for publication at its meeting on July 21, and the public hearing will be held on August 11, at 5:30 pm, in Marvin Auditorium 101C. (Proposed 2012 Budget pdf) Trustees focused on preserving collections, programs and services. The total budget for […]
Staff Picks: ‘Tis the Season
The dog days of summer are upon us and unfortunately for Royals fans that means another slow march to the end of the season and another 90+ loss year. Normally we would be talking about the Chiefs hopes for the upcoming season, but with the NFL lockout still underway all of the discussion has been […]
Say “Hello!” to an easy-to-prepare meal that you can make with fresh vegetables and leftovers you might have. Go local and use farm-fresh eggs to make this meal even better.
Plan now to attend a panel discussion featuring some very engaging local people who will tell their life stories about challenges, barriers, and personal choices that have led them to financial stability. This is a kick-off program to our Women & Money Series* that will be hosted here at the Library on Thursday evenings, beginning […]
Best-selling author Erik Larson returns with an emotional narrative about a family that unknowingly steps into the dangers of a turbulent Germany. Hitler had just become the chancellor, and violence grows as the struggle for power continues. The old Germany was gone and a new reality emerged that carried with it suspicion and the threat of death.
If you are getting ready to paint the outside of your house, the Library has several books that could help you.