On Sunday, June 10, 2012, from 2-3pm, author Buttrfli Jones will be in the Topeka Room (204) to talk about writing and publishing her books. Like a Tree is a story about a woman who suffers sexual childhood abuse and how that abuse shapes her life as she journeys from victim to victor. The author [...]
SummerFest at your library means great stories, games, entertainment and a chance to take home a Nook Tablet or Kindle Fire – plus other great prizes like a book, free bowling passes, chocolate, pizza, sub sandwiches and ice cream, so everyone can reap the rewards of reading. Sign up for summer reading at summerfest.tscpl.org. There [...]
We’ve taken the summer night sky and brought it in doors – at least for the summer. Pick up a star-hunting form from the Kids Library. Travel the library for an out-of-this-world experience. This scavenger hunt ends at the end of July with a drawing for a prize bag. Make sure to turn in your form.
Summerfest 2012 means great stories, games, entertainment and a chance to take home a Nook Tablet or Kindle Fire – plus other great prizes. The Topeka and Shawnee County Public Library wants everyone in the community, young and old, to sign up for summer reading at summerfest.tscpl.org. << Click the link Watch our SummerFest video [...]
Shop for fresh veggies and plants at Monday Market @ your library. Kansas farmers will be set up in the parking lot. Come on in for great ideas for cooking with seasonal produce.
There’s a Buckaroo Bike Rodeo at your library! When: Saturday, May 26th, 10:00 am to 12:00 pm. Where: The Topeka and Shawnee County Public Library in the South West employee staff parking lot. See how long you can hang onto a wild, unbroken bicycle at our Buckaroo Bike Rodeo! Bring your trusty bike and we’ll show [...]
Join Professor Pamela Gordon for this final lecture of the Ancient Greeks/Modern Lives: Poetry-Drama-Dialogue.
Of all the ancient Athenian philosophical schools, the Garden of Epicurus (as one of the schools was called) was reputedly the only one that accepted women and slaves as students. Professor Gordon explores fact and fiction about the Garden, and describes why it would have attracted her over two millennia ago.