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 […]

Suspending Bookmobile Holds

If you’re like most library patrons, the next few months probably include some sort of out-of-town travel for the holidays. Eggnog and family and colorful lights are swell, but what if that requested item you’ve been waiting weeks for becomes available while you’re gone? Don’t fret! There is an option available to prevent this potential scenario: you […]

Bookmobile Schedule Changes

The library is in your neighborhood with two Bookmobiles serving the community six days a week. October 1 we start a new schedule, so you can start using the Bookmobile during its expanded hours to give you more access to the books, movies, audiobooks and other materials you like.

New Bookmobile Schedule October 1st

New times and dates for some of your favorite bookmobile stops are just around the corner. Not all of the locations will be changing. These adjustments have been made for several reasons including; Increased service hours. More equitable coverage throughout the county based on population and usage. Minimizing extra travel time between stops to use less gasoline. […]