Welcome to the first 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.
The Edible Books Festival – April 1, 2011
“It’s Books, It’s Food, It’s Fun, all rolled into one!”
- To create a book, register by March 31 at 5pm by calling 785-580-4515 and bring your edible book to the Auditorium between 2:00 and 5:20pm on April 1.
- To view all of the edible books and vote for your favorites, attend the Edible Books Festival any time between 5:30 and 8:30 pm on Friday, April 1 in the Auditorium. Read more about this year’s event.
- See pictures from last year’s Edible Books Festival.
Two new trends in Horror Fiction include books that leave you with a feeling of unease and horror books that cross over with fantasy or mystery or romance.
Horror Books that Christina mentions:
- So Cold the River by Michael Koryta
- The Book of Shadows by Alexandra Sokoloff
- Heart Shaped Box by Joe Hill
- Occultation: and other stories by Laird Barron
The library has many free federal tax forms available in the atrium. Kansas tax forms are available for sale for $0.25 at the Reference Desk.
- Visit www.irs.gov for federal forms and instructions.
- Visit www.ksrevenue.org for Kansas forms and instructions.
- View the free tax assistance master schedule for VITA throughout Shawnee County.
- You can efile using the public computers at the library. Plan ahead since you are only allowed 2 hours per day on the computers.