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Playing with Shadows

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From decorative paper cutting to the world of art , one innovative artist, Lotte Reiniger, utilized this ancient craft to create some of the first animated films and has had a lasting influence on the art world.

Summer Reading is About to Begin! Are You Signed Up?

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Summerfest 2012 means great stories, games, entertainment and a chance to take home a Nook Tablet or Kindle Fire – plus other great prizes. The Topeka and Shawnee County Public Library wants everyone in the community, young and old, to sign up for summer reading at summerfest.tscpl.org. << Click the link Watch our SummerFest video […]

Grave Mercy

Grave Mercy by Robin LaFevers

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The convent of Saint Mortain is a haven for young girls and women who are believed to be daughters of Death himself. They are trained to be skilled assassins who carry out the work of Death by killing people who are marqued as evil.

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White Cat by Holly Black

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White Cat takes place in a fantasy version of America where certain people called “curse workers” have the ability to do magic on other people by touching their bare skin.

my museum addiction

My Museum Addiction

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Museums are my hobby. I love visiting as many as I can whenever I travel. They tell the stories of our communities. However deep in recesses of their gift shops and bookstores lurks my undiagnosed addiction.

Sign a petition to support wider access to ebooks at your library

Check out ebooksforlibraries.com!

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Please check out our library’s petition website – ebooksforlibraries.com. What’s it for? It’s all about getting you guys – our customers – the books you want to read in the formats you want to read them in: We are having trouble getting ebooks from the largest publishing companies. These publishers are adding restrictions and price increases, or […]