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Baseball's Perfect Game: A Rare Feat

Baseball’s perfect game is one of the rarest feats in all of sports. Join Nate as he discusses some of the interesting facts and figures associated with Major League Baseball’s perfect games, and shows just how rare, and random, they can be.

Upcoming Events

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  • Library Parking Lot Resurfacing

    | 9 am-9 pm
    The parking lot resurfacing project continues through June 2. Parking is limited. Sorry for the inconvenience.

Open Monday from 9 am–9 pm View all events
  • Monday Farmers Market

    | 8 am-11:30 am
    Our outdoor market features fresh, locally grown, high-quality produce, cut flowers, bedding plants, herbs, honey baked goods and farm fresh eggs. Kids can make a different craft at the library booth each week.Parking Lot, 10th and Washburnthrough Oct 6

  • Kids Craft at Monday Farmers Market

    | 8 am-11:30 am
    Our outdoor market features fresh, locally grown, high-quality produce, cut flowers, bedding plants, herbs, honey baked goods and farm fresh eggs. Kids can make a different craft at the library booth each week.Parking Lot, 10th and Washburnthrough Oct 6

  • Library Parking Lot Resurfacing

    | 9 am-9 pm
    The parking lot resurfacing project continues through June 2. Parking is limited. Sorry for the inconvenience.

  • Taming Your Mouse

    | 1 pm-2:30 pm
    Learn the proper way to hold and move the mouse. Learn about check boxes, radio buttons, scroll bars and more. If you can’t make one of these sessions, register for a Computer & Gadget Help session to get started. Call 785-580-4606 or email class@tscpl.org.

  • Medicare Monday

    | 1 pm-3 pm
    Senior Health Insurance Counseling for Kansas (SHICK) helps you navigate the complex web of Medicare. Repeated on the first Monday of each month.

  • Summerfest: DC Movie: The Dark Knight

    | 2 pm-4:30 pm

  • Honoring Our Veterans--End of WWII

    | 7 pm-8 pm

  • PostPublic Article Club

    | 7 pm-8:30 pm
    “Bite-size discourse in the Capital City”A public group to discuss interesting articles.Each month a “curator” is chosen to select an article for next month’s discussion. Additional articles of interest can be discussed in an unregulated bonanza at the end of the event. Email abonnett@tscpl.org.

Open Tuesday from 9 am–9 pm View all events
  • Library Parking Lot Resurfacing

    | 9 am-9 pm
    The parking lot resurfacing project continues through June 2. Parking is limited. Sorry for the inconvenience.

  • Stories and Crafts

    | 10 am-11 am

  • Readapalooza [6-12]

    | 10 am-11 am

  • Windows 8 for Beginners

    | 1 pm-2:30 pm
    Registration required. Learn about tiles, the charms bar, and other new features in Windows 8. Use Windows accessories including the calculator, snipping tool and WordPad.

  • Computer & Gadget Help

    | 3:30 pm-5 pm
    Registration required. A dedicated time to focus on technology questions. Please provide a description of the help you need when your register. Sessions do fill, so contact in advance by calling 580-4606 or emailing class@tscpl.org. Bring your laptop, tablet, or other device. Practice new computer skills or learn to use the library catalog while trainers are available to assist.

  • Nature Walk

    | 6 pm-7 pm
    Take a nature walk and learn about birds, flowers, trees, and insects from members of the Topeka Audubon Society and Kansas Native Plant Society. Registration required. Call 580-4540. Limit 25

  • International Film Series: The Color of Paradise

    | 6:30 pm-8:45 pm
    1999Rated PG90 minutesIranSony

Open Wednesday from 9 am–9 pm View all events
  • Alice Bookmobile Grand Opening

    | 9 am-9:45 am

  • Summerfest: Cruz and the Cruzline

    | 9:30 am-10:30 am
    They're loud, fun and energetic! Sal Cruz's summer drumline kids entertain you with a variety of thunderous percussion instruments: quads, snare and bass drums. Families with kids that can take the noise and excitement will love this local talent. Marvin Auditorium Doors open 15 min. prior to performance.

  • Toddler Time 1 [12-24 months]

    | 9:30 am-10 am

  • Alice Bookmobile Tours

    | 9:45 am-7 pm

  • Tallgrass Bison Watch

    | 10 am-11 am
    Take a tour of a bison ranch and learn about the tallgrass prairie. Registration required. For details and registration call 580-4545. Limit 12 per tour.

  • Toddler Time 1 [12-24 months]

    | 10:30 am-11 am

  • Summerfest: Cruz and the Cruzline

    | 11 am-12 pm
    They're loud, fun and energetic! Sal Cruz's summer drumline kids entertain you with a variety of thunderous percussion instruments: quads, snare and bass drums. Families with kids that can take the noise and excitement will love this local talent. Marvin Auditorium Doors open 15 min. prior to performance.

  • Internet Introduction

    | 1 pm-2:30 pm
    Learn basic Internet functions and visit a variety of sites for information and entertainment. Registration required. Call 785-580-4606 or e-mail class@tscpl.org.

  • Paper Craft

    | 1 pm-2:30 pm

  • How to Start a Business

    | 6 pm-8:30 pm
    Learn what it takes to start your own business. Topics include business legal structure, writing a business plan, knowing your competition and what to expect from being your own boss. Presented by Washburn Small Business Development Center.

  • Toddler Time 1 [12-24 months]

    | 6:30 pm-7 pm

  • Summerfest: Cruz and the Cruzline

    | 6:30 pm-7:30 pm
    They're loud, fun and energetic! Sal Cruz's summer drumline kids entertain you with a variety of thunderous percussion instruments: quads, snare and bass drums. Families with kids that can take the noise and excitement will love this local talent. Marvin Auditorium Doors open 15 min. prior to performance.

Open Thursday from 9 am–9 pm View all events
  • Baby Bookworms

    | 9:30 am-10 am
    Introduce your baby to the wonderful world of books through songs, stories, bounces and more! Birth - 18 months

  • Readapalooza [6-12]

    | 10 am-11 am

  • Stories and Crafts

    | 10 am-11 am

  • Baby Bookworms

    | 10:30 am-11 am
    Introduce your baby to the wonderful world of books through songs, stories, bounces and more! Birth - 18 months

  • Google It

    | 1 pm-2:30 pm
    Learn to use this most-visited site on the web. Search for information and images on the Internet. See your house with Google Maps and learn about even more Google apps and features. Registration required. Call 785-580-4606 or email class@tscpl.org.

  • Zoo Animals Live!

    | 4 pm-4:45 pm
    Meet some of the Topeka Zoo animal residents up close as Rachael Rost, education specialist, helps you separate animal fact from fiction.

  • Baby Bookworms

    | 5:30 pm-6 pm
    Introduce your baby to the wonderful world of books through songs, stories, bounces and more! Birth - 18 months

  • Book, Book, Goose!

    | 6:30 pm-8 pm
    Book, Book, Goose! is a public book club providing a unique atmosphere for a lively discussion. Explore interesting literature, authors, fun people, good food and book-themed drink specials on the first Thursday of every month. Email bookgoose@tscpl.org for upcoming titles. Age 21 +

  • Internet Introduction

    | 7 pm-8:30 pm
    Learn basic Internet functions and visit a variety of sites for information and entertainment. Registration required. Call 785-580-4606 or e-mail class@tscpl.org.

Open Friday from 9 am–9 pm View all events
  • 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 Google's Picasa, a free online software you can download to your computer. Registration required. Call 580-4606 or email class@tscpl.org

  • Friday Flicks: The Incredibles

    | 2 pm-4 pm
    A family of undercover superheroes, while trying to live the quiet suburban life, are forced into action to save the world. Closed captioning will be provided. Rated PG.all ages

  • First Friday Art Walk Shuttle

    | 5:50 pm-8:35 pm
    Park here before hopping on the First Friday shuttle. Come inside to check out the Altered Books display. Be amazed by books-turned-art that were handcrafted by community members.

  • Movie Series

    | 6:30 pm-8:45 pm

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