Vote for the best books of 2012! Here is your chance to decide the best fiction and non-fiction works published in 2012. We have combed through Topeka’s most popular books this year, based on their number of check outs, to find the top five based on critical and popular reviews. Now it is your turn to decide the best book of 2012!
On the Shelf: Take Me Out to the Ballgame
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The library his a hip place for teens to hang out. From gaming to arts and crafts to writing, programs appeal to a wide range of teens and educate while entertaining. Check out December’s lineup of teen programming.
Fold some paper into presents this Christmas! Find holiday origami patterns, recommended library books, and make a gift-card holder with step-by-step photo-illustrated instructions.
Manny Tanno left the Pine Ridge Reservation years ago, leaving behind memories and the heartache from his older brother, Reuben’s incarceration. Tanno could never understand why Reuben killed Billy Two Moons, but his brother’s confession had ended Tanno’s worship of his older brother which made it easier to leave and not look back. Tanno thought he would never return to Pine Ridge but another murder has brought him home.
Library staff adopted two animals from the Topeka Zoo this year. How much do you know about coyotes and pronghorns?