Often times our wish to travel around the globe is restricted by our finances, lack of time or family obligations. Even though you may not be able to physically visit far away places, you can experience cultural diversity at the library Tuesday, April 30, 2013. Join us for El Dia de los Ninos/El Dia de los Libros (Children’s [...]
Pink cupcakes and heart-shaped cookies and Valentine’s candies and Valentines……and then After-School Art Club! Too good to be true? No, seriously. Last Thursday just happened to be Valentine’s Day as well as Art Club. Mr. Kerr’s third-graders had a fabulous after-party celebrating African American History Month. We talked about the collage artworks of Romare [...]
New DVDs are on the way! Here is a list of children’s DVDs that will appear soon on the library’s shelves. Many of these titles are new to the library while others may be replacements or extra copies of already owned titles. Bark, George. . .and More Doggie Tails Buddy The Chubbchubbs Dino Dan: To [...]
Creativity helps us think outside the box, problem solve, in everyday life situations.
The library helps get kids excited about reading. Boomer, our beloved storytime bear, travels with the library’s five Outreach Storytellers to 75 daycare centers and preschools, helping tell stories to more than 3,700 children ages 3–5 each month. Learn more about our effort to spread literacy.
Attend our first ever Read Between the Times event Saturday, Nov. 17. How many minutes will you sit and read? Help us set a fantastically high number of minutes read on a Saturday afternoon. Bring your favorite books or read some of ours.
The Junior League of Topeka (JLT) marks its 75th year of community service with a $75,000 gift that will support the Topeka and Shawnee County Public Library’s Kids Library. The large gift makes the Junior League the lead donor on the Kids Library project. JLT President Stacie Borjon will present the award to The Library [...]
At the Topeka and Shawnee County Public Library, we take the phrase “lifelong reader” seriously. And when it comes to spreading our love for books and other media, the library starts ‘em young. Babies in the Read with Me program receive a cute, free t-shirt to celebrate their first library card (must be 0-18months). Parents [...]
New DVDs are on the way! Here is a list of children’s DVDs that will appear soon on the library’s shelves. Many of these titles are new to the library while others may be replacements or extra copies of already owned titles. Amazing World of Gumball Batman: Mask of Phantasm Dora the Explorer: Catch the Stars [...]
Join Nate as he observes the relationship between his daughter and his two dogs, and how it has evolved over the past year and a half.
Join Nate as he discovers that being away from his daughter for a week is a lot harder than he thought it would be.