Brian has worked at Topeka and Shawnee County Public Library for over 12 years. He is delighted to give programs for audiences of all ages. Brian attended Hayden High School and Washburn University. He is a classic movie fan and enjoys travelling around the country.
In April 1912, the RMS Titanic struck an iceberg and sank. 100 years later, the fascination continues. Participants place themselves on board and learn what life was like in 1912, details about the doomed liner and lessons we’ve learned from the catastrophe.
From Amelia Earhart to John Brown, Gordon Parks to Russell Stover, Kansans have left their mark on history. We visit statesmen, inventors and artists who have thrilled and inspired. And they’re all from our home state
Classic Film Stars of the 1930s or 1940s
Clark Gable, Jean Harlow, The Marx Brothers are just a few of the many performers covered in this celebration of Hollywood’s best. Revisit the kings and queens of Tinseltown in this collection of photos and film clips. Who are your favorites?