Each Memorial Day weekend since 1911, hundreds of thousands of race fans gather at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway for “The Greatest Spectacle in Racing”. The Indy500 is a 200-lap race on a 2.5 mile course. 33 drivers compete for the Borg-Warner Trophy, introduced in 1936, which proclaims the event as the “Indianapolis 500-Mile Race”. Traditionally, [...]
On the Shelf: Take Me Out to the Ballgame
Deep in the British Midlands, the mining town of Blackhampton has a possible tragedy on its hands- a husband, wife, and their youngest child have disappeared though their three other children are still safe at home. There are miles of tunnels underground and woods nearby for someone to disappear into either alive or dead…
If you like to travel for the adventure of it or just enjoy visiting different places, “The Globetrotter Diaries” by Michael Clinton may be just your cup of ouzo. This book is packed with anecdotes as well as travel tips for the consummate traveling experience.
SpeakEasy is our collaboratively written Community Novel Project. Read online, download to your ereader or listen to the audiobook version. Each week, we’ll publish a new chapter by a Topeka author. In Chapter 6, authors A. M. Coffee and BlackRose help 108 year old Julia tell her story — and she has quite the story to tell! But what will Ronni do with this new information? And why is Charles so interested in what Julia reveals?
The bookmobiles will be out of service Monday May 20 through Saturday May 25th for scheduled maintenance. They will resume their regular schedule on Tuesday May 28th. Remember the bookmobiles will also be out of service Monday May 27th due to the Memorial Day holiday. Reserved items scheduled to be picked up from a bookmobile [...]
In our Computer Training Center, you’ll learn from experienced trainers in a private room that’s outfitted with 16 computers as well as two large monitors attached to the trainer’s computer for in-class demos. More than 300 individuals use the library to learn computer skills at 30-40 classes each month. Find one that suits your needs.