The library owns just under half millon items that you can check out. That’s a lot of choices when you’re browsing the shelves and trying to decide what to check out this summer! Narrow down your options and check out these picks from the teens on the library’s Teen Advisory Board.
Pick up a copy of The Secret Life of Bees by Sue Monk Kidd for the June 25, 2013 7-8:30PM Bean There, Read That book discussion for young professionals at The Classic Bean (21st and Fairlawn). Set in South Carolina in 1964, The Secret Life of Bees tells the story of Lily Owens, whose life has been […]
My favorite part of Summer is the abundance of fresh, local produce available for months on end. Yes, you can find local produce the rest of the year, but there is nothing like juicy, succulent tomatoes, cucumbers, strawberries, peppers, fresh herbs, did I mention tomatoes? You get the idea. A wonderful offering of Topeka & Shawnee […]
It’s time to start enjoying your yard! What would you add to the outside of your house to help you enjoy the great outdoors? A deck? Gazebo? Or just a shed to help you stay organized? We have some great resources to help make your yard work for you!
Spring is a time of color. If you don’t think you are brave enough to paint a whole room in a bright hue, try small touches of color. Look for, or make, colorful pillows. Or a great flea market side table painted a shocking color. We have lots of great resources to bring a touch […]
Fans of reading, you won’t want to miss this post. Librarians share their favorite titles in fiction and nonfiction for a very eclectic mix that will keep your nightstand full and may keep you up all night.