"A Tale Of Two Turtles" On The Adventuremobile Next Week

It’s not the classic book revised but a chance to see two turtles from very different worlds come together to enlighten and entertain visitors to the Adventuremobile next week, June 24th-28th. Meet one from the land and one from the water. Find out how these turtles are alike and different. Hear about the fascinating history and current importance of […]

The Famous Lucille Ball (Python) Tour With The Adventuremobile Scheduled.

The famous Lucille Ball (Python) will be appearing for one week only, June 17-21, on the Adventuremobile. Lucy, as she is known to her friends, has been the star of many a library event over the last 17 years. Her manager, Deb Southerland of the Bookmobile Department, says they have won the hearts of many […]

National Bookmobile Day

Wednesday, April 17th is National Bookmobile Day! This day is designated by the American Library Association as a day to celebrate the wonderful service bookmobiles provide communities throughout the nation. In addition, it’s a great day for bookmobile fans to show their support and appreciation for these mobile neighborhood libraries. Bookmobile service in the Topeka area […]

Spread the Word about the Value of Libraries, April 14–20

Let us know what you value about your library – in person and online Forget “shhhhh-ing!” This week your library is making some noise. The Topeka and Shawnee County Public Library joins libraries across the country for Library Week, April 14–20. “All week we’ll be promoting the value of using your library. Come to one […]

The Future of Bookmobiles

The times, they are a-changin’ – and so are the bookmobiles! What exciting features will be part of Topeka’s newest libraries on wheels? In mid-December the Board of Trustees of the Topeka Shawnee County Public Library gave the go-ahead for the library to purchase two new bookmobiles to replace those currently owned and operated by […]