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Recipe contest

Do you know who the Beekman Boys are? They have a reality TV show on Discovery. The show is about their farm but the Beekman Boys have written a new cookbook. I have seen it and the recipes all look delicious. I would reall like to try several for the holidays. But what does that have […]

Upcoming Events

Closed Today for the holiday
Open Monday from 9 am–9 pm
  • Homework Center [5-18 years]

    | 4 pm-8 pm
    Homework coaches help children with questions and assignments.

  • Double Dueling

    | 4 pm-6 pm
    Bring your cards and pit your wits against other Yugioh and Magic players as we host tournaments for both games.

  • Facebook for Beginners

    | 7 pm-8:30 pm
    Sign up for a Facebook account and learn the basics of this popular social networking site. Be sure to bring your email address and password. If you already have an account, please bring your Facebook password. Registration required. Call 785-580-4606 or email class@tscpl.org.

Open Tuesday from 9 am–9 pm
  • Tot Time [24-36 months] Preregistration Required

    | 9:30 am-10 am
    Share stories, songs and crafts with your toddler. This six-week program transitions children from lapsitting to independent storytimes. Registration for the next program [January 21-February 25] begins 9am, Tuesday, January 7. Call 580-4565.

  • Preschool Storytime [3-5 yrs]

    | 10 am-10:30 am
    Stories, songs, and finger plays that encourage a love of reading and develop early literacy skills.

  • Tot Time [24-36 months] Preregistration Required

    | 10:30 am-11 am
    Share stories, songs and crafts with your toddler. This six-week program transitions children from lapsitting to independent storytimes. Registration for the next program [January 21-February 25] begins 9am, Tuesday, January 7. Call 580-4565.

  • eContent and Catalog @ Your Library

    | 1 pm-2:30 pm

  • Computer & Gadget Help

    | 3:30 pm-5 pm
    Registration required for these casual help sessions. Bring your questions about your laptop, tablet, ereader, digital camera or cell phone. Practice new computer skills or learn to use the library catalog while instructors are available to assist. This is also a good time to learn more advanced computer techniques, learn to use a scanner or work on job applications and resumes. Call or email before the session and tell us what gadget you’re bringing so that we can best serve you. Call 580-4606 or email class@tscpl.org.

  • tWiin Xgaming [8-12 years]

    | 4 pm-5 pm
    Come hang out and play awesome games on the Wii or Xbox in our new tween space. Impress your friends with your stellar hand-eye coordination. Beat your enemies using your limitless courage. Now's the time to show your stuff! (Games will be rated E for everyone.)

  • Homework Center [5-18 years]

    | 4 pm-8 pm
    Homework coaches help children with questions and assignments.

  • Tot Time [24-36 months] Preregistration Required

    | 6:30 pm-7 pm
    Share stories, songs and crafts with your toddler. This six-week program transitions children from lapsitting to independent storytimes. Registration for the next program [January 21-February 25] begins 9am, Tuesday, January 7. Call 580-4565.

  • Tom Huck: Artist's Talk

    | 7 pm-8:30 pm
    Tom Huck is the juror for The Printed Image 5. His woodcuts and lithographs are satiric and socially critical, inspired by living in a small town in Missouri. He describes the work as 'rural satire.' Huck is the juror for The Printed Image 5. Learn about his satirical, funny and socially critical prints, which he calls 'rural satire.' He studies the odd practices of midwest culture, everything from rodeos with 'kid' cowboys to nightclubs to demolition derbies.

  • Bean There, Read That

    | 7 pm-8:30 pm
    Join this book group for young intellectuals in their 20s and 30s that like to talk lit. Unlike English classes, talk about books you want to and honestly will read. Discuss Brain on Fire: My Month of Maddness by Susannah Cahalan. A gripping memoir and medical suspense story about a young New York Post reporter’s struggle with a rare and terrifying disease, opening a new window into the fascinating world of brain science. Call 580-4555 for more information. Provide your own copy or pick one up at the Reference Desk the month before, first come, first-served.

Open Wednesday from 9 am–9 pm
  • Word I: Introduction

    | 9:30 am-11 am
    Get started with the basics of Microsoft Word. Learn to use fonts, language tools and some basic editing techniques. This class also helps you better use email and the internet. Registration required. Call 785-580-4606 or email class@tscpl.org

  • Preschool Storytime [3-5 yrs]

    | 10 am-10:30 am
    Stories, songs, and finger plays that encourage a love of reading and develop early literacy skills.

  • Make Tangle-free Earbuds with Embroidery Floss

    | 3:30 pm-4:30 pm
    Making cords thicker with embroidery floss keeps them from tangling. The first 10 teens receive a pair of earbuds to decorate, or bring your own. Learn the Chinese Staircase technique to knot embroidery floss around a cord. Make bracelets and necklaces with the same technique.

  • Homework Center [5-18 years]

    | 4 pm-8 pm
    Homework coaches help children with questions and assignments.

  • The Financial Realities of Losing a Spouse

    | 7 pm-8 pm
    The death of a spouse brings emotional turmoil, but what about all the other things that have to be done? Join Becky Holmquist and Debi Stark from US Bank as they prepare you for the financial, legal, and personal issues that face those who are left to manage assets and make financial decisions.

Open Thursday from 9 am–9 pm
  • Baby Bookworms [0-18 months]

    | 9:30 am-10 am
    Introduce your baby to the wonderful world of books through songs, stories, bounces and more!

  • Preschool Storytime [3-5 yrs]

    | 10 am-10:30 am
    Stories, songs, and finger plays that encourage a love of reading and develop early literacy skills.

  • Baby Bookworms [0-18 months]

    | 10:30 am-11 am
    Introduce your baby to the wonderful world of books through songs, stories, bounces and more!

  • Editing Digital Photos

    | 1 pm-2:30 pm
    Learn to crop, rotate, resize, reduce red eye, play with color, and use special effects on your digital photos using free online software.

  • Chess Club

    | 3:30 pm-4:30 pm
    [11-18 years]Do you like to win? When you play chess, your chances of winning are 50/50! So join us for the fun and strategy of chess. If you haven’t played before, we’ll teach you and give you tips on how to win.

  • Homework Center [5-18 years]

    | 4 pm-8 pm
    Homework coaches help children with questions and assignments.

  • Baby Bookworms [0-18 months]

    | 5:30 pm-6 pm
    Introduce your baby to the wonderful world of books through songs, stories, bounces and more!

  • Master Gardeners: Spectacular Annual and Perennial Flowers

    | 7 pm-8 pm
    Learn about the best annual and perennial flowers to grow in your garden from the flower specialist at the Kansas State Olathe Research Center. This is a unique opportunity to hear about results from the K-State flower research trials.

  • Word: Mail Merge & Mailing Labels

    | 7 pm-8:30 pm
    Create mailing labels, envelopes, personalized form letters, and directories by combining a data table created in Word or Excel with the form created in Word. Registration required. Call 785-580-4606 or e-mail class@tscpl.org.

Open Friday from 9 am–9 pm
  • Pinterest for Beginners

    | 1 pm-2:30 pm
    Come learn about Pinterest, an online visual pin board launched in 2010. Open an account, create boards and pin favorite sites or images. Learn to install the ‘Pin It’ button, how to follow other pinners, and good pintiquette. Be sure to bring your email address and password. Registration required. Call 785-580-4606 or email class@tscpl.org.

  • Super Smash Bros. Tournament

    | 2 pm-3 pm
    Are you the best brawler in town? Prove it! Face off against opponents who make that same claim of supremacy of the popular Wii game. If you’ve got the moves, bring them. Only one victor will be left standing as the reigning champion.

  • Trivia Night @ your library®

    | 6:30 pm-8:45 pm
    Enter as a team of 5-8 friends, coworkers or family members working together to answer 100 questions from 10 categories. Prizes will be awarded to the top trivia teams! Doors open at 6 pm. The Millennium Café will be open 'til 6:30 pm. Registration required, begins March 1. Call 580-4540.

Open Saturday from 9 am–6 pm
  • Computer & Gadget Help

    | 9:30 am-11 am
    Registration required for these casual help sessions. Bring your questions about your laptop, tablet, ereader, digital camera or cell phone. Practice new computer skills or learn to use the library catalog while instructors are available to assist. This is also a good time to learn more advanced computer techniques, learn to use a scanner or work on job applications and resumes. Call or email before the session and tell us what gadget you’re bringing so that we can best serve you. Call 580-4606 or email class@tscpl.org.

  • Sing, Dance & Read [2-5 years]

    | 10 am-10:30 am
    Grab some breakfast in the Millennium Café then head to the Story Zone and shake off your sleepies with some fun songs, crazy dancing with Kyler. Occasional surprises and guests!

  • Trivia Afternoon @your library®

    | 3 pm-5:30 pm
    Enter as a team of 5-8 friends, coworkers or family members working together to answer 100 questions from 10 categories. Prizes will be awarded to the top trivia teams! Doors open at 2:30 pm. The Millennium Café will be open. Registration required, begins March 1. Call 580-4540.

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