Come to the Topeka and Shawnee County Public Library’s 15th annual Silents in the Cathedral Friday, Oct. 26 at 7pm. This year we feature Blackmail (1929). An Alfred Hitchcock classic, Blackmail follows a beautiful blond whose act of self-defense turns into a case of murder investigated by her boyfriend, a Scotland Yard detective. The film is […]
Break out the sugar skulls and paper mâché flowers. Topeka is holding its first ever Día de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) Festival. The library is hosting one of the festival’s signature events, a concert reading of the play The Bones of Butterflies by Marcia Cebulska (its debut performance!) on Oct. 28 at 3pm […]
On Sunday, October 21, 2012, 2:00-3:00pm in the Topeka Room (204) join Kansas Author Tom Mach as he talks about his newest book, Angels at Sunset which concludes the award-winning historical trilogy about Jessica Radford. The novel begins in 1920 in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, where Jessica Radford listens to the very first radio broadcast on KDKA, […]
Find out what there is to do for teens at the library. From gaming to writing to experimenting with food, teens enjoy a variety of programs while hanging out with their friends.
On Sunday, Oct. 14, 7-8:30pm come to Marvin Auditorium 101C, learn about the most haunted locations in Kansas & hear the ghost stories attached to those locations. Listen to experienced paranormal investigators Cathy Ramirez and Brenda Mason as they share about investigations they have done and learn more about equipment & techniques for performing your […]
The Topeka and Shawnee County Public Library is cosponsoring the third annual Kansas Ancestor Fair, 9:30am–3:30pm Saturday, October 20, at the Kansas Historical Society, 6425 S.W. 6th Ave. Doors open at 9am and classes start at 10am. This free event is held in celebration of Family History Month and features informational displays by local heritage, […]
The library’s popular trivia programs bring in over 300 people to test their trivial knowledge alongside their coworkers, friends, and family. Questions at the events this past weekend ranged from identifying popular songs from their whistling solos to Biblical disciples, World War II, reality TV, sports mascots and magic movie moments.