In our third podcast hosted by Thad Hartman and Lissa Staley of the Topeka and Shawnee County Public Library, find out about our featured guests and the events, books, resources and services they are promoting.
What do you geek?
Lisa Coble-Krings, Communications Editor at the library, promotes “Geek the Library” an engaging and edgy marking campaign being launched at the Topeka and Shawnee County Public Library during National Library Week 2011. See more of the library’s campaign on our Facebook page.
150 Years of Kansas in Magazines and Newspapers
Susan Schafer, Periodicals Librarian, shares information about an upcoming program in honor of the Kansas sesquicentennial showcasing portrayals of Kansas in magazines and newspapers for the past 150 years.
To look at old magazines at the library, ask at the Reference Desk. To look at old newspapers on microfilm, visit the Topeka Room on the 2nd floor.
• Never Say Die: The Myth and Marketing of the New Old Age by Susan Jacoby
• Bringing Adam Home: The Abduction That Changed America by Les Standiford & Joe Matthews
• Anything by author Bill Bryson
• Anything by author Torey Hayden
• 19 Steps up the Mountain: The Story of the DeBolt Family by Joseph Blank
• Forever and Ever, Amen: Becoming a Nun in the Sixties by Karol Jackowski
• The Foremost Good Fortune by Susan Conley
• Between Expectations: Lessons from a Pediatric Residency by Meghan Weir
• No Biking in the House without a Helmet by Melissa Fay Greene
• The Reading Promise: my father and the books we shared by Alice Ozma
Find more of Julie’s recommendations in her blog colum: Lost in the Stacks