Parents & Teachers

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Top Ten Super Summer Reads

Topeka kids were super-readers this summer! Click to find out what they’ve been reading.

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DIY Digital Storytime: Baseball/Béisbol

Grab your tablet or smartphone or log on to the computer for fun stories that will hit a home run!

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SAT vs ACT?

ACT vs. SAT

What Test is right for me? Here is a breakdown of the differences between the ACT and The SAT college entrance exams

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4 Homework Hacks for Fall

Use your library to make this the best school year yet!

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DIY Digital Storytime: School Stories

DIY Digital Storytime is back to help you send your kids off for a super school year!

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4 Library Hacks for Educators

School’s about to start, and we want to make your teaching-life easier. Here are some ways your library can help.

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Finish Summer Reading: No Superpowers Required

Need ideas for a final heroic push to finish summer reading? We got you covered.

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Adventuremobile – Chicken Dance!

Why did the chicken cross the road? Because the Adventuremobile was on the other side!

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Back to School Blast

Start your school year in style at the library’s Back to School Blast Friday, August 7 from 2-3 p.m.

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All-Star Sports Heroes

Fun events, books to read, and a Superhero Training Tip!

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Rats make great pets!
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Adventuremobile – Meet Sadie the Rat

Oh, Rats! The prevailing opinion is that all rats are creepy, unsanitary, and aggressive. But visit with Sadie and your opinion of these fascinating creatures may just change.

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Heroes Now & Then

Fun events, books to read, and a Superhero Training Tip!

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