More than 7,000 readers in our community spent part of their summer enjoying good books. And for doing so, some of them reaped really cool rewards, including free chocolate, free ice cream, gift certificates to businesses around town and Nook e-readers. Our reading incentives were a hit! Special thanks to the Friends of the Library [...]
Wow, it’s official! 5,565 children, 718 teens and 1,326 adults signed up for summer reading, which is the largest enrollment since the library started keeping stats. The library sends a big thank you to those who read thousands of hours during summer break. Keep reading because prizes can still be had! Hours can be tracked [...]
So what if you can’t play an instrument – here’s your chance to pretend you’re a real rock star! Learn more about the Art of Air Guitar and how you could win $50 and get your picture in Topeka Magazine.
Starting this week, library card holders will receive our connectnow magazine in the mail. This makes planning your time at the library more convenient and helps you become a walking encyclopedia of library activities and news. Keep an eye out for your copy. At-home deliver isn’t the only change to our bimonthly magazine. It’s now [...]
Have a prairie adventure with Noco, a young prairie dog who travels across Kansas with her Papa. Topeka artist and author Justin Marable wrote and illustrated this story highlighting scenic views and memorable places from around Kansas. This talk will be in the Marvin Auditorium, Room B at the Topeka & Shawnee County Public Library [...]
You can check here to see how your school is measuring up against the schools in your district and county for the SummerFest school competition.
It all started in Africa. At this upcoming program learn about gourds and their uses in many countries. See amazing gourd art influenced by different cultures. Thursday, July 28, 7:00–8:30 pm