National Novel Writing Month challenges participants to write 50,000 words in 30 days and create the first draft of a novel in a frantic but fun writing rush. Find out about the library’s programs in support of Nanowrimo and download free handouts and resources.
“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 [...]
The Kansas Book Festival is an annual event that showcases current authors and books and promotes the importance of reading to Kansans. The 2012 festival will be Saturday, Sept. 15 from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm at the Kansas Museum of History in Topeka. The event is free and open to the public. Designed for [...]
It’s not a mystery the library loves books, but a book being serialized and published at the library sure is. Capital City Capers: An Ad Astra Per Aspera Adventure comes out in late September. The community novel features 20 different authors who each advance the story by writing a chapter. Keep reading on www.tscpl.org where [...]
Join Nancy Sprowell Geise in the Topeka Room (204) on Sunday, September 9, 2012 for a discussion of her novel, The Eighth Sea, a love story involving two unforgettable characters – Brenna and Nathan. Their story is our story, its theme universal – finding the meaning of our lives, our way home. In 1769, on [...]
Be part of a shared community reading experience through Washburn’s iRead program this fall. Pick up “Our Boys: A Perfect Season on the Plains with the Smith Center Redmen” and you will find it’s much more than book on a winning football team. It’s about developing a winning culture in a small-town community.
Thousands of readers from across the county hit the books this summer as part of our summer reading program, which ended July 28. Thanks to all who participated in our reading challenge and attended SummerFest programs at the library. Library customers contributed reviews as they completed various reading milestones. We’ve compiled a collection of customer’s [...]