Bean There, Read That: The Year of Living Biblically

“Bean There, Read That,” the book club for young professionals in their 20s and 30s, will meet once again on Tuesday January 22, 2013 7:00-8:30PM at PTs Coffee Roasting Co. Cafe to discuss The Year of Living Biblically: One Man’s Humble Quest to Follow the Bible as Literally as Possible by A.J. Jacobs. The Year of […]

Bean There, Read That: Book Share

For the December meeting, Bean There Read That will meet 7-8:30PM on Tuesday December 18, 2012 at PT’s Coffee Roasting Co. Cafe located at 17th and Washburn in Topeka. Plan to bring a book that is your favorite, one you recently read, or are currently reading. We’ll be discussing all books over hopefully a cup of […]

Bean There, Read That: The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins

Join us Tuesday November 27, 2012 7-8:30PM to discuss The Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins at PT’s Coffee Roasting Co. Cafe for “Bean There, Read That,” a book discussion group for young professionals in their 20s and 30s. Don’t forget to bring some cash for food and drinks. In a future North America, where the rulers […]

Bean There, Read That: Little Bee

  “Bean There, Read That” is a new book discussion for those in their 20s and 30s (and anyone else who would like to join us!) who want to talk about amazing books and meet other fun, young intellectuals over food and delicious beverages. We will meet the 4th Tuesday of every month (with the […]

Summerfest 2014 Schedule of Events

Adult | Art | Book | Business | Kids | Movies | Music | Teens Adult Monday Farmers Market Our outdoor market features vendors offering fresh, locally grown, high-quality produce, cut flowers, bedding plants, herbs, honey and farm fresh eggs. Kids can try a different craft at the library booth each week. Closed Memorial Day […]

Margaret Atwood’s Dystopian Forecast

Margaret Atwood is a poet, novelist, essayist, and literary critic who has published more than 50 books during her long career. Her most widely-read novel, The Handmaid’s Tale, has been adapted for film, opera, ballet, dramatic radio broadcast, and stage. Her most recent novel, Maddaddam, published in September of 2013, concludes a dystopian trilogy that began with Oryx and Crake and continued with The Year of the Flood. Read on to find out more about Atwood’s dystopian vision.