Check out some fancy rides and judge for yourself whether Jay Gatsby would have driven them. (He was a Rolls-Royce kind of guy.) The Big Read presents The Great Gatsby Roaring in 1920s Classic Car Show Saturday, February 2 | 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM | Fairlawn Plaza Mall Browse through classic cars of the […]
Teen events are a fun place to hang with friends or get to know a librarian. Whether you are a gamer, singer or writer, we have a program to suit your needs. Bring a friend and attend one of our teen events. Many are held in The Edge, a space dedicated solely to teens.
“Bean There, Read That,” the book club for young professionals in their 20s and 30s, will meet once again on Tuesday January 22, 2013 7:00-8:30PM at PTs Coffee Roasting Co. Cafe to discuss The Year of Living Biblically: One Man’s Humble Quest to Follow the Bible as Literally as Possible by A.J. Jacobs. The Year of […]
Eighteen lucky teens got to make holiday sugar cookies from scratch on Monday, December 10. Most of the teens were inexperienced in the kitchen so they were given very simple detailed instructions. Lesson 1: read the recipe before you start adding the ingredients. Lesson 2: fill your measuring cup to the top, don’t scoop the Crisco from […]
Who are the smartest people in Topeka? See the winners from the December 2012 trivia event! The next trivia program at the library is scheduled for Friday, January 25, 2013 from 6:30-9PM and Saturday, January 26, 2013 from 3-5:30 pm. Registration for those events begins on December 1 – call 785-580-4540 to reserve a spot for your team.
The Mayor of Casterbridge (1886) by Thomas Hardy opens with a shocking act: a man sells his wife and child at a country fair in rustic England. In time, the man becomes successful and respected, but his shameful past makes this a tragic novel. Discuss at the library on Monday, January 14, 2013, 1:30-3:00 pm in the Marvin Auditorium 101C.
Come for this craft-tastic event Thursday, Dec. 13, 2012 at 10am in the Story Zone. When it’s snowin’ and blowin’, drift into the library to have a blizzard of crafting fun. Swirl in, settle softly down and enjoy a flurry of cutting, pasting and creating.