The Topeka and Shawnee County Public Library is now a tobacco free campus. The policy change became effective after action taken by the Board of Trustees during its July 18 meeting. The change takes effect immediately. The library personnel will act in educational mode with the public for some time to inform people of the […]
Staff Picks: ‘Tis the Season
You may soon be able to request books, movies and other items to be picked up from a locker near your home, work or school. In 2014, your library will be testing out two reserve pickup lockers at two community centers.
Few film actors, directors and writers can be described as genuine movie stars, legends or icons. All three describe John Wayne. Wayne (he changed his name from Marion Morrison) is an emblem of American values and rugged character, making his mark in films from the 1930s through the 1970s. Critics question his films and personal […]
My mom did most of the cooking in he house while I was growing up, but my Dad was obsessed with grilling and trying to perfect certain barbecue recipes – I have a feeling this is the case for many people. He will actually be retiring next week, so I expect during my future visits […]
Fina Ludlow is a hard-hitting PI that can both give and take a punch and has absolutely no hesitation about using her gun. She’s tough, but then so is her family. The Ludlows are mostly rich trial lawyers who have made their money both famously and infamously and along the way have made enemies who would love to watch them fall. So far the family has stayed one step ahead of the law and their downfall, until now.
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 new Topeka author. In chapter 15, author Romualdo R. Chavez reveals that things can always get worse…this is the darkest hour for both Julia and Ronni…